Assessment & Testing


The links below provide practical, how-to guidance on various aspects of language assessment/testing, focusing particularly on educational uses and areas of AELRC specialization.


CAL Assessment & Testing Resources

Browse materials from our partners at the Center for Applied Linguistics.

Oral Proficiency Testing Bibliography

Get up-to-date on all aspects of oral proficiency testing with our comprehensive annotated bibliography.

Heritage Language Learner Assessment Bibliography

Read our annotated overview of different issues related to HL assessment and program evaluation.

Intercultural, Pragmatic, and Interactional Competence Research Brief

Read a concise, accessible introduction to the IPIC assessment measure and learn how it can help you.

Seal of Biliteracy Research Brief

Read a concise, accessible introduction to current research on the Seal of Biliteracy and its impact on language education.

AELRC Short-Cut Proficiency C-Tests (Coming Soon)

Check back soon for more information on the AELRC’s C-test measures for estimating global proficiency quickly and accurately across diverse populations.