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General Materials

Title Author(s) Year of Publication Document
Developments in Language Education A Memorial Volume in Honour of Sauli Takala Ari Huhta, Gudrun Erickson, Neus Figueras 2019 Developments in Language Education (PDF 4.17KB)
Presentation of EALTA (2017)   2017 Presentation of EALTA PDF 225 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 2018 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)

Title Author(s) Year of Publication Document
Breakthrough Specification (unpublished) John Trim 2009 CoE Breakthrough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

Title Author(s) Date Video
New techniques to measure fluency in speech automatically
Nivja de Jong July 16th, 2020 https://vimeo.com/439917138 (Vimeo Basic)
https://youtu.be/vVDMh12mJSo (YouTube)
Test Preparation and the Role of Language Assessment Knowledge in a Globally Mobile Era
Tony Clark 21 May 2020 https://youtu.be/cK2bZJf02jo
Methodological challenges developing tests of sign language proficiency
Tobias Haug 8 May 2019 With ppt: https://youtu.be/BuxYacFPAQE Signed: https://youtu.be/8L7rqysyIMs
Language Assessment Literacy: What, Why, and How?
Dina Tsagari 12 December 2019 https://youtu.be/oTJoX4P278c
Revisiting the CEFR Manual for Relating Exams with the CEFR Companion Volume
Neus Figueras Casanovas 8th November 2018 https://youtu.be/1xG6d-wEGko
Setting standards: the role of assessment in implementing the CEFR in education reform
Jamie Dunlea 9 May 2018 https://youtu.be/4fT5liLCZ9s
Developing Rating Scales for Integrated Assessment Tasks
Sathena Chan 17 November 2017 https://youtu.be/GeQb1Trqqeg
Item Response Theory: Basic Notions

Norman Verhelst 13 January 2017 https://youtu.be/aCuT7J6k_cE
Test Theory: Basic Notions
Norman Verhelst 2016 https://youtu.be/DKoff5cYDSs

 

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