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An Intern’s Words: Laura Ballard

October 7, 2016

CaMLA’s internship program provides professional training and research opportunities for English language teaching and assessment professionals and graduate students. In 2016, CaMLA had two interns in the office. The following is from Laura Ballard, one of our 2016 interns.

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An Intern’s Words: Dan Isbell

September 29, 2016

CaMLA’s internship program provides professional training and research opportunities for English language teaching and assessment professionals and graduate students. In 2016, CaMLA had two interns in the office. The following is from Dan Isbell, one of our 2016 interns.

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We’ve selected our summer 2016 interns!

April 15, 2016

The 2016 interns for CaMLA’s internship program have been selected. Both come to us from Michigan State University. Dan Isbell is a first year PhD student in MSU’s Second Language Studies program. Laura Ballard is a third year PhD student in the Second Language Studies program.

Dan and Laura will be working closely with a number of CaMLA staff members on various assessment development projects. We are excited to have both of them with us this summer in Ann Arbor.

Congratulations, Dan and Laura!

Spaan research grants awarded for 2016

January 28, 2016

Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (CaMLA) is pleased to announce the recipients of Spaan research grants for 2016:

  • Ute Römer and Jayanti Banerjee: “Validating the MET speaking test through phraseological analysis: A corpus approach to language assessment”
  • Ruslan Suvorov: “Investigating test-taking processes and strategies during a computer-based MET: Evidence from eye tracking”

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CaMLA Speaking Test linking study published

December 17, 2015

Linking the Common European Framework of Reference and the CaMLA Speaking Test summarizes the results of a standard-setting study conducted in October 2015. The purpose of this study was to link scores on the CaMLA Speaking Test to the proficiency levels of the Common European Framework of Reference.

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