We will have a reading group meeting this Friday, April 20, at 1:30pm at BH807, which will be our last LAL meeting this semester! Bihua Chen will lead a discussion on the following paper:
Zechner, K., Yoon, S. Y., Bhat, S., & Leong, C. W. (2017). Comparative evaluation of automated scoring of syntactic competence of non-native speakers. Computers in Human Behavior, 76, 672-682.
On April 6, Senyung Lee and Vaishnavi Mukundhan won the Technology and Computing graduate category of the 2018 Women’s Research Poster Competition, hosted by Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT)!
The title of their poster is “Automated scoring of argumentation in L2 learners’ writing using machine learning techniques”.
Winners of the 2018 Women’s Research Poster Competition
Dr. Shin, Ryan Lidster, and Senyung Lee presented their paper “The effects of different English varieties on listening comprehension test” at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) in Chicago this year!
Dr. Shin, Senyung Lee, and Yena Park attended Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC) 2018 at the Iowa State University and presented their paper entitled “Exploring rater behaviors on handwritten and typed reading-to-write essays using FACETS”!
We’ll be at MwALT on October 28 at Wright University, Dayton, Ohio!
Amy Soto will be presenting her paper “Test review: An English placement test for refugees”.