EALTA Conference, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, May 14 – 16, 2004

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

Thursday 13th May

17.00 – 20.00 Registration at Hotel Larix

 

Friday 14th May

09.00 – 9.45 Welcome – Why have we gathered?
Karmen Pižorn, University of Ljubljana (conference organiser)

Slovenia in the EU – educational perspective
Slavko Gaber, Slovenian Minister for Education, Science and Sport    PPT slides
09.45 – 10.15 Why is there a need for a European Association of Language Testing and Assessment?
J Charles Alderson   PPT slides
BREAK
10.45 – 11.30 What is the role of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment?
John De Jong PPT slides
11.30 – 12.15 What are the CEF Levels, where did they come from and how are they being used?
Brian North   PPT slides
LUNCH
14.00 – 14.45 Manual for relating examination to the Common European Framework: aims and procedures
Sauli Takala   PPT slides
14.45 – 15.30 Psychometric tools and procedures for relating a test to the CEF
Norman Verhelst   PPT slides
BREAK
16.00 – 16.45 The Dutch CEF Construct Group: advice on how to develop specifications for tests at each level of the CEF
J Charles Alderson   PPT slides
16.45 – 17.10 Some aspects of the Commission's language policies
Paul Holdsworth
17.10 – 17.30 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: transparency and diversity
Johanna Panthier
BREAK
19.00 Buffet reception

 

Saturday 15th May

9.00 – 9.45
DIALANG and the CEF
Ari Huhta, Gillian McLaughlin
PPT slides1 : PPT slides2 : PPT slides3
9.45 – 10.30 Slovene experience in developing the European Language Portfolio
Janez Skela
BREAK
11.00 – 11.45 What needs have been perceived by different stakeholders in language testing and assessment? - Report of the EALTA project team I
Ari Huhta, Angela Hasselgreen   PPT slides
11.45 – 12.30 Panel discussion
LUNCH
14.00 – 16.00 Annual General Meeting of EALTA
MS Word Doc
17.00 – 21.00 Tour to Bled lake

 

Sunday 16th May

9.00 – 9.45
CATwalk to quality: The painstaking process of developing CEF-based computer-adaptive reading tests in Norway
Angela Hasselgreen, Eli moe, Cecilie Carlsen, Hildegunn Helness    PDF Doc
9.45 – 10.30 The Dutch ‘’Pamphlet’’ on the use of the CEF
Piet Van Avermaet   PPT slides
BREAK
11.00 – 11.45 Can you be tested in Slovene as a foreign language? – The six-level exam, related to the CEF
Ina Ferbežar   PPT slides
11.45 – 12.30 How could training of language examiners be related to the CEF? – A case study
Ildiko Csepes   PPT slides
12.30 – 1.15 Farewell
The ENLTA project team

 


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