Joint International Language Testing Association (ILTA) and
American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Symposium
The Next Generation of Policy-Driven Language Testing Systems:
Accountability, Consequences, and Learning
March 24, 2018 | Chicago, IL
Discussant: Tim McNamara, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
Educational Measurement: Constructs, Accountability, and Validation Plans
TEEAM Accountability, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
Language Assessment Policies and Practices in Contexts of Diversity: Unraveling the Tensions
Joke Ysenbaert, Mieke Van Houtte and Piet Van Avermaet, Ghent University, Belgium.
Interconnections between Constructs and Consequences: A Key Validity Issue in K-12 English Language Proficiency Assessments.
Mikyung Kim Wolf, Educational Testing Service, USA.
Re-visioning a Language Testing System in China: Key Drivers of Change
Yan Jin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
Reforming a National School-leaving Exam: Challenges and Consequences of Austria Implementing a European Reference Instrument.
Carol Spoettl, University of Innsbruck, Austria and Mr. Benjamin Kremmel, University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Implementing K-12 Language Assessment Frameworks System-wide in Two Canadian Provinces: Implications for Conceptualizing Validity and Reform-based Testing.
Saskia Van Viegen Stille, Simon Fraser University, Canada.