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Materials

Title Author(s) Year of Publication Document
Presentation of EALTA (2016)   2016 Presentation of EALTA PDF 105 KB
J.B. Carroll (1954); Notes on the Measurement of Achievement in Foreign Languages. J.B. Carroll
2015
J.B. Carroll Notes
PROFILE-G

A computer program (DOS-application) for Profile Analysis. The included manual gives a theoretical introduction and instructions to use the program.
Norman Verhelst 2012 Profile-G
(Zip-file, 675 KB, contains an exe-file for pc and documentation)
Putting the CEFR to Good Use.

Selected articles by the presenters of the IATEFL TEA SIG and EALTA Conference; Barcelona, Spain,
October, 2010
Judith Mader & Zeynep Urkun (eds.)
2011
Barcelona Conference Report
 
CoE materials (By special permission of the Council of Europe; Copyright CoE)
Breakthrough Specification (unpublished) John Trim 2009 CoE Breakthrough
Waystage 1990 (CUP) J.A. van Ek & John Trim 1991/1998 CoE Waystage
Threshold 1990 (CUP) J.A. van Ek & John Trim 1991/1998 CoE Threshold
Vantage (CUP) J.A. van Ek & John Trim 2001 CoE Vantage
The MPI program

A DOS-application that computes the misplacement index as described in Kaftandjieva (2010) (below)
Norman Verhelst 2010 The MPI-package
(Zip-file, 181 KB, contains an exe-file for pc and documentation)
Methods for Setting Cut Scores in Criterion-referenced Achievement Tests

A comparative analysis of six recent methods with an application to tests of reading in EFL
Felianka Kaftandjieva

Sauli Takala
Norman Verhelst (eds.)
2010 Felianka Kaftandjieva's second doctorate
(PDF 4 MB)
Linking to the CEFR levels: Research perspectives Neus Figueras & José Noijons (eds.) 2009 Research Colloquium report
(PDF 1.1 MB)
Compilation of descriptors at levels C1-C2

PowerPoint presentation
Dr. Brian North 2007 C2 _C1 descriptors
(PDF 805 kb)

B North Presentation Sèvres 2007
(PDF 324 kb)
European Survey of Language Testing and Assessment Needs.
Report: part two - regional findings
Ari Huhta, Tuija Hirvelä (Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä) & Jayanti Banerjee (Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University) 2005 Report (external link)
European Survey of Language Testing and Assessment Needs.
Report: part one – general findings
Angela Hasselgreen, Cecilie Carlsen & Hildegunn Helness, University of Bergen 2004 survey-report-pt1
(PDF 88 KB)
Some European Students' and Teachers' Views on Language Testing and Assessment (ENLTA policy and practice survey report) Gudrun Erickson and Jan-Eric Gustafsson, Göteborg University, Sweden 2005 ENLTA Activity 4 Report
(PDF 123 kb)
Readings on test-takers’ views of assessment Compiled by Sauli Takala and Anja Agander 2005 LitSch-TakersView
(PDF 125 kb)
General bibliography on language testing and assessment Compiled by ENLTA project members 2005 ENLTA-bibliography
(PDF 177 kb)
Annotated bibliography on alternative assessment Constance Tsagari 2004 AnnoBib-Altern (PDF 59 kb)
       
Webinars
Test Theory: Basic Notions Norman Verhelst 28th October 2016 Video (mp4 211 MB)
Slides (PDF 430 KB)
Item Response Theory: Basic Notions Norman Verhelst 13th January 2017 Video (mp4 233 MB)
Slides
(PDF 433 KB)
Excel file
(XLS 119 KB)

 

Conference Materials

Year Venue Materials Available
2016 Valencia, Spain Conference Presentations
Pre-Conference workshops
SIG Meetings
Evaluation Reports
Photo Gallery
2015 Copenhagen, Denmark Conference Presentations
Pre-Conference workshops
SIG Meetings
Evaluation Reports
Photo Gallery
2014 Warwick, United Kingdom Conference Presentations
Pre-Conference workshops
SIG meetings
Evaluation Reports
Photo Gallery
2013 Istanbul, Turkey Conference Presentations
Pre-Conference Workshops
SIG meetings
Conference Evaluation Reports (PDF 96 KB)
Photo Gallery
2012 Innsbruck, Austria Conference Presentations
Pre-Conference Workshops
SIG meetings
Conference Evaluation Reports (PDF 310 KB)
Photo Gallery
2011 Siena, Italy Conference Presentations
Evaluation reports:
Conference (PDF 154 KB), Workshop 1 (Assessing Writing) (PDF 46 KB), Workshop 2 (Using the Manual) (PDF 51 KB), Workshop 3 (A2; in Italian) (PDF 54 KB)
Photo Gallery
2010 The Hague, The Netherlands Conference Presentations
Conference Evaluation Reports (PDF 54 KB)
Photo Gallery
2009 Turku, Finland Conference Presentations
Pre-conference Workshops: Qualitative Methods
Evaluation reports: Conference (PDF 131 KB), Workshops (PDF 147 KB)
Photo Gallery
2008 Athens, Greece Conference Presentations
Pre-conference Research Colloquium
Pre-conference Workshops
Evaluation reports: Conference (PDF 103 KB), Research Colloquium (PDF 67 KB), Workshops (PDF 221 KB)
Photo Gallery
2007 Sitges, Spain Conference Presentations
Evaluation Reports: Conference (PDF 124 KB), Workshop Writing (PDF 50 KB) & Workshop Standard Setting (PDF 230 KB)
Photo Gallery
2006 Kraków, Poland Conference Presentations
Evaluation Reports (PDF 363 KB)
Photo Gallery
2005 Voss, Norway Conference Presentations
Evaluation Reports (PDF 167 KB)
Photo Gallery
2004 Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Conference Presentations
Evaluation Reports (PDF 38 KB)
Photo Gallery

 

EALTA Events

Year Event Materials Available
2017 4th Meeting of the EALTA CEFR SIG, 11 February 2017, London Programme and presentations (PDF)
Presentations & Summaries (HMTL)
2016 7th CLBA SIG Symposium, 19th November, Cyprus Programme and abstracts (PDF 211 KB)
Lecture and workshop slides
Photo Gallery
2016 EALTA's fourth Summer School at the University of Innsbruck, Austria from 18 to22 July 2016. Programme (318 KB)
Materials
Evaluation Report (PDF 335 KB)
2015 6th CLBA SIG Symposium, 31st October, Cyprus Programme and abstracts (PDF 184 KB)
Lecture and workshop slides
2015 EALTA SIG Seminar Assessing Writing/ EAP Assessment
University of Warwick
Programme (PDF 451 KB)
Presentations
Evaluation Report (PDF 361 KB)
2014 5th CLBA SIG Symposium, 1st November, Cyprus Programme and abstracts (PDF 229 KB)
Lecture and workshop slides
Photo Gallery
2014 EALTA's third Summer School at the Università per Stranieri di Siena, Italy Programme (PDF 783 KB)
Materials
Evaluation Report (PDF 253 KB)
Photo Gallery
2013 4th CLBA SIG Symposium, 1-2 November, Cyprus Programme and abstracts (PDF 235 KB)
Lecture and workshop slides
Photo Gallery
2012 3rd CLBA SIG Symposium, 2-3 November, Cyprus Programme and abstracts (PDF 214 KB)
Lecture and workshop slides
Photo Gallery
2012 EALTA's second Summer School at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden Programme (PDF 111 KB)
Materials
Evaluation Report
Photo Gallery
2012 Joint meeting of the EALTA Special Interest Groups for the Assessment of Writing and the Assessment for Academic Purposes; The Middle East Technical University, Dept of Modern Languages; Ankara, Turkey Information (PDF 44 KB)
Programme & Abstracts
(PDF 314 KB)
Presentations
2011 2nd EALTA Classroom-Based Language Assessment SIG Symposium; Department of English Studies, University of Cyprus Programme and abstracts (PDF 143 KB)
Lecture and workshop slides
Evaluation comments (PDF 110 KB)
Photo Gallery
2011 1st EALTA Testing and Assessment for Academic Purposes SIG Meeting; Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey Programme (PDF 145 KB)
Presentations
2010 1st EALTA Assessing Writing SIG Symposium; Centre of Applied Linguistcs, University of Warwick, UK Participants and Programme (PDF 290 KB)
Evaluation report (PDF 155 KB)
Photo Gallery

2010 A joint IATEFL and EALTA conference titled Putting the CEFR to Good Use, Barcelona. Programme and presentations (PDF with linked files)
Evaluation report (PDF 253 KB)
2010 1st EALTA Classroom-Based Language Assessment SIG Symposium; Department of English Studies, University of Cyprus Programme and abstracts (PDF 128 KB)
Lecture and workshop slides
Evaluation comments (PDF 98 KB)
Photo Gallery
2010 EALTA's first Summer School at the Norwegian Study Centre, University of York, UK Programme (PDF 252 KB)
Evaluation Report (PDF 249 KB)
Photo Gallery

 

EALTA-funded Events

Year Event Materials Available
2017 Conference and workshops: ‘Testing and Language Progress Assessment: traditions and innovations’
Surgut State University, Surgut, Russian Federation
Report (1.6MB PDF)
2016 Comasan Labhairt ann an Gaidhlig workshop, Glasgow, UK Report (PDF 495 KB)
2016 Workshop 'Promoting fair assessment practices in university classrooms in Ukraine', Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine Report (PDF 1.3 MB)
Materials (weblink)

 

 

 


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