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Watch a demo of the computer-based CaMLA English Placement Test

July 1, 2015

A major step for CaMLA’s Placement and Progress tests was the release this year of the CaMLA EPT in computer-based form.

Many English language programs are turning to computer-based solutions as a way to make their testing processes simpler, faster, and more secure. The (cb) CaMLA EPT is based directly on forms D, E, and F of the paper-based CaMLA EPT, so test users will find the same reliability they’ve come to expect with the test.

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Pencil-and-Paper or Point-and-Click: Easy Placement with the CaMLA EPT

March 11, 2015

UPDATE: Missed the webinar? You can now watch it online.

Institutions have been using the CaMLA English Placement Test (EPT) for over four decades to place English language learners into the appropriate level. Did you know the CaMLA EPT is now available as a computer-based test? Say goodbye to handscoring and scantron sheets!

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How does the computer-based CaMLA EPT compare to the paper-based version?

December 23, 2014

If you’ve been using the CaMLA English Placement Test, one of the questions you’ll probably ask before ordering the computer-based version (which comes out in 2015) is, “Will the computer-based CaMLA EPT be equivalent to the paper-based CaMLA EPT?”

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Computer-based CaMLA English Placement Test coming in 2015

December 22, 2014

CaMLA (Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments) is pleased to announce that in early 2015 it on February 1, 2015, it will begin selling an online version of the CaMLA EPT. The computer-based (cb) CaMLA EPT will contain the same content as the paper-based forms you are already familiar with.

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Linking the CEFR and the CaMLA EPT

April 23, 2014

english placement testCaMLA recently conducted a small-scale study to link the CaMLA EPT scores to the Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR). The study established CEFR level scores for the CaMLA EPT (see table). These correspond very well to the levels currently described in the CaMLA EPT Administration Manual, which are derived from cut scores established at the ELI-UM for EPT forms A–C. Read More