Presentations

AELRC flower icon 2018

Logo for AMPRASagdic, A., Malone, M., Sykes, J., & Forrest, L. (2018, November). Assessing pragmatic, intercultural, and interactional competence through digital simulation. Paper to be presented at the American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA) Conference, Albany, NY.


Logo for AAAL 2018Xu, Y., McKay, T. H., & Malone, M. E. (2018, March). Developing a Chinese C-test for research purposes. American Association for Applied Linguistics 2018, Chicago, IL.


Logo for LARC 2018Xu, Y., McKay, T. H., & Malone, M. E. (2018, March). Developing a Chinese C-test for research purposes. Language Assessment Research Conference 2018, Ames, IA.


Logo for AAAL 2018McKay, T., Kim, A. I., & Malone, M. E. (2018, March). STARTALK: Understanding the ACTFL guidelines. American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2018, Chicago, IL.


Logo for TESOL 2018Sagdic, A. (2018, March). Empowering ELLs through assessing L2 pragmatics. TESOL 2018 International Convention, Chicago, IL.

 

 2017

Logo for NCLCTLChi, J., Donovan, A., & Malone, M. (2017, April). Teachers of LCTL heritage learners: How do we perceive our students. Paper presented at National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages Conference (NCLCTL) 2017, Rolling Meadows, IL.


CLLC

Chi, J., Donovan, A., & Malone, M. (2017, April). Teachers of heritage language learners: Perceptions, beliefs, expectations, and needs. Paper presented at Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC), Fairfax, VA.


AAAL Portland 2017Chi, J., Donovan, A., & Malone, M. (2017, March). Teachers’ perceptions of heritage  language learners in the classroom. Roundtable presentation at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2017, Portland, OR.


Logo for COALITIONDonovan, A., Wei, J., & Abbott, M. (2017, October). Student assessment roundtable. Roundtable presentation at Community-Based Heritage Language Schools Conference 2017, Washington, DC.


TBLT 2017 BarcelonaKim, A. I. (2017, April). Conducting a needs analysis in nonacademic contexts: English for general purposes program. Presented at Task-Based Language Teaching, Barcelona, Spain.


Symposium on Second Language WritingKim, A. I. (2017, June). A meta-analysis of rater background effects on writing performance assessment. The Symposium of Second Language Writing 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.


ECOLT logoKim, A. I. (2017, October). The use of multilingual tasks in assessing content knowledge: An emic perspective. Poster presented at the East Coast Organization of Language Testers, Washington, DC.


NCLCTL LogoKim, A. I., & Son, Y. (2017, April). Developing short-cut measures of LCTL proficiency: The new Korean C-test. Presented at National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCLCTL), Rolling Meadows, IL.


NHLRCMalone, M. E. (2017, February). Language assessment literacy: What language teacher educators need to find out about students. Presentation at UCLA Language Teacher Educators' Conference, Los Angeles, CA.


NHLRCMalone, M. E. (2017, February). Understanding assessment: A workshop for language teacher educators. Invited workshop at UCLA Language Teacher Educators' Conference, Los Angeles, CA.


Logo of Emory & Henry CollegeMalone, M. E. (2017, March). Language in a global society: Research from study abroad. Emory & Henry College: The Reynolds Lecture, Emory, VA.


AAAL Portland 2017Malone, M. E. (2017, March). Study abroad in contemporary times: Technological innovations. Colloquium at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2017, Portland, OR.


EALTA logoMalone, M. E. (2017, June). U.S. migration and tests of adult language progress. Paper presented at invited symposium at the European Association of Language Assessment, Sèvres, France.


LTRC 2017 LogoMalone, M. E. (2017, July). Including student perspectives in language assessment literacy. Paper presented at a symposium on language assessment literacy at the Language Testing Research Colloquium, Bogotá, Colombia.


ECOLT logoMalone, M. E. (2017, October). Unpacking language assessment literacy: Differentiating needs of different stakeholder groups. Plenary talk presented at the East Coast Organization of Language Testers, Washington, DC.


ACTFL 2017 logoMalone, M. E. (2017, November). Mission and achievement in higher education. Discussant. ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo, Nashville, TN


AAAL Portland 2017Malone, M. E. & Charlene, P. (2017, March). Are some languages really more difficult to learn? Maybe, maybe not. Paper presented at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2017, Portland, OR.


Logo of Thomas Jefferson High SchoolMalone, M. E., & Mackey, A. (2017, March). Benefits of bilingualism. Presentation at Thomas Jefferson High School, Fairfax, VA.

 


CUALHE 2017 logoMalone, M. E., Rubio, F., Crane, C., & Peart, S. (2017, October). Language and student success: Identifying ways to explain outcomes in the IHE context. Annual Consortium of Useful Assessment in Languages and the Humanities Education, Atlanta, GA.


ILR logoMcKay, T., Kim, A. I., & Malone, M. (2017, December). STARTALK: Understanding the ACTFL guidelines. Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) meeting, National Foreign Language Center (NFLC), Riverdale Park, MD.


Interagency Language RoundtableMcKay, T. H., Son, Y., & Kim, A. I. (2017, January). The C-test project. Invited talk at Interagency Language Roundtable Testing Committee, Arlington, VA.


ILRNiu, M. (2017, October). A qualitative study on assessments in dual language immersion schools. The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) annual convention and world languages expo. Nashville, TN.


CAL logoSon, Y. A., McKay, T. H., & Kim, A. I (2017, February). The C-test project. Presentation at the Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, D.C.


ACTFL 2017 logoSykes, J.; Blyth, C, Campbell, J. & Malone, M. E. (2017, November). Free resources from the Language Resource Centers. Annual ACTFL Convention, Nashville, TN.


SLRF 2017Xu, Y. (2017, October). The development of language complexity during study abroad: A meta-analysis. Presented at the 36th Second Language Research Forum, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

 2016

NCLCTLChi, J., Donovan, A., & Malone, M. (2016, April). The heritage language database: Promoting awareness of heritage language schools and programs. National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Atlanta, GA.


GURT 2016 LogoDavis, J. McE. (2016, March). Language program evaluation in contemporary language education: Current practices, future directions. Invited Plenary, Georgetown University Round Table, Washington, DC.


VIUDavis, J. McE. (2016, April). Useful assessment in higher education: Lessons from program evaluation. Invited talk, Virginia International University, Fairfax, VA.

 


CARLADavis, J. McE. (2016, April). The usefulness of accreditation-mandated assessment in U.S. community college language programs. Invited talk, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.


AAAL 2016Davis, J. McE. (2016, April). Washback impacts of accountability-driven student learning outcomes assessment: Conceptualizations of language advancedness in college language major programs. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Orlando, FL.


CCLFDavis, J. McE. (2016, May). Assessment capacity-building in community college language programs: Current needs, future directions. Invited paper, Community College Language Forum, Center for Integrated Language Communities, Manhattan, NY.

 


MSUDavis, J. McE. (2016, May). Users, uses, and assessment usefulness in higher education. Invited talk, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

 


NCLCTLDonovan, A., Chi, J., & Malone, M. (2016, April). Free resources from the National Foreign Language Resource Centers. National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Atlanta, GA.


AAAL 2016Llosa, L., Malone, M., & Donovan, A. (2016, April). Is writing on the TOEFL really the same as writing in college? Evidence from quantitative and qualitative data. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Orlando, FL.


GURT 2016Malone, M. (2016, March). Uses for and consequences of language proficiency tests for students and teachers. Invited colloquium and co-organizer, Georgetown University Round Table, Washington, DC.


GURT 2016Malone, M. (2016, March). Assessing college foreign language learners’ proficiency: What, why, and how. Discussant for colloquium, Georgetown University Round Table, Washington, DC.


NCMEMalone, M., & Sandrock, P. (2016, April). Assessment issues in world languages. Invited colloquium, National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC.


AAAL 2016Malone, M. (2016, April). Assessing college foreign language learners’ proficiency: The what, the why, and the how. Discussant for colloquium, American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Orlando, FL.


LALS 2016Malone, M.E. (2016, September). Expanding understanding of language assessment literacy: Including students. Invited Plenary at the Language Assessment Literacy Symposium, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK.


GWATFL 2016Niu, M.,Xu, Y. (2016, November). Assessment resources: A brief introduction. Workshop presented at the Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Language (GWATFL) conference, Washington, D.C.


LTRC 2016Norris, J. M. (2016, June). Reframing the SLA-assessment interface: ‘Constructive’ deliberations at the nexus of constructs, interpretations, and consequences. Invited Alan Davies Lecture keynote address, Language Testing Research Colloquium, Palermo, Italy.
 


GURT 2016Son, Y. A. (2016, March). Towards useful assessment and evaluation of heritage language learning. Paper presented at the Georgetown University Round Table, Washington DC.


ECOLTSon, Y. A., & Kim, A. I (2016, October). Shortcut measures of language proficiency: The new Korean C-test. Paper presented at the East Coast Organization of Language Testers (ECOLT), Washington D.C.


GUThompson, L. (2016, September). Student Oral Proficiency Assessment Workshop. Workshop at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

 


SLRF 2016Xu, Y. (2016, September). Changes in complexity, accuracy, and fluency of L2 Chinese writing during study abroad. Paper presented at The 35th Second Language Research Forum, The Teachers College of Columbia University, New York, NY.

 2015

Logo for the CLLC conferenceMalone, M. E. (2015, April). Assessment in world languages: Challenges for research and application. Invited plenary address at the Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture: Next-Generation Assessment, Virginia International University, Fairfax, VA (April 10, 2015).


CLLCDavis, J. McE. (2015, April). Predictors of assessment usefulness and organizational learning in college language programs. Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture: Next-Generation Assessment, Virginia International University, Fairfax, VA (April 10, 2015).


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Norris, J. M. (2015, March). Developing and validating short-cut estimates of foreign language proficiency for research purposes: The C-test across five languages (five papers presented on C-test development). Colloquium at the 2015 conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Toronto, Canada (March 24, 2015).

 2014

Logo for ACTFL San Antonio 2014Davis, J. McE. (2014, November). A capacity framework for outcomes assessment in college language programs. Paper delivered at the ACTFL 2014 Annual Convention and World Language Expo, San Antonio, Texas (November 22, 2014).


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Tarone, E., & Malone, M. (2014, November). The National Foreign Language Resource Centers: History, impact, and future. Paper delivered at the ACTFL 2014 Annual Convention and World Language Expo, San Antonio, Texas (November 21, 2014).


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Malone, M., Donovan, A., & Di Silvio, F. (2014, November). CAL’s oral proficiency assessment tools: Featuring the Mandarin Chinese COPI. Paper delivered at the ACTFL 2014 Annual Convention and World Language Expo, San Antonio, Texas (November 22, 2014).


Logo for ACTFL San Antonio 2014Donovan, A., Liu, N., & Nier, V. (2014, November). Internal evaluation of a program and its impact: Methods and lessons. Paper delivered at the ACTFL 2014 Annual Convention and World Language Expo, San Antonio, Texas (November 22, 2014).


Logo for the Roundtable in Second Language StudiesNorris, J. M. (2014, October). Some reflections on Learning Oriented Assessment. Presentation at the Roundtable on Learning-Oriented Assessment in Language Classrooms and Large-Scaled Contexts, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York (October 12, 2014).


Language Program Evaluation Symposium LogoNorris, J. M. (2014, October). Using evaluation for innovation and improvement in language and humanities education. Invited plenary address at the Language Program Evaluation Symposium, Harvard University, Boston (October 31, 2014).


Logo for LEARNNorris, J. M. (2014, September). Using program evaluation for understanding and improving language education. Invited plenary address at the annual Language Education and Resource Network (LEARN) Workshop, Chevy Chase, Marlyand (September 19, 2014).