Presentations

 2017

Chi, 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.


Kim, 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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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


Malone, 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.


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.


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

 2016

Chi, 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.


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


Davis, 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.


Davis, 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.


Davis, 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.


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


Donovan, 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.


Llosa, 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.


Malone, 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.


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


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


Malone, 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.


Malone, 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.


Niu, 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.


Norris, 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.


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


Son, 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.


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


Xu, 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

Malone, 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).


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

Davis, 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).


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).


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).


Donovan, 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).


Norris, 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).


Norris, 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).


Norris, 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).