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MELAB

MELAB 2015 Report now available

March 7, 2016

The MELAB 2015 Report is now available for download.

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Announcing a new MELAB study guide

October 1, 2015

A new MELAB preparation resource is now available for purchase through the CaMLA website. The MELAB Study Guide: Advice, information, and strategies for MELAB success has been developed to reflect the most up-to-date format and content of the MELAB.

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Variability in the MELAB Speaking Task: Investigating Linguistic Characteristics of Test-Taker Performances in Relation to Rater Severity and Score

April 30, 2015

CaMLA Working Paper 2015-04, “Variability in the MELAB Speaking Task: Investigating Linguistic Characteristics of Test-Taker Performances in Relation to Rater Severity and Score,” is now available.

CaMLA Working Papers present the findings from research undertaken as part of the Spaan Research Grant Program and by CaMLA staff.

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Linguistic Features in MELAB Writing Task Performances

April 22, 2015

CaMLA Working Paper 2015-05, “Linguistic Features in MELAB Writing Task Performances,” is now available. CaMLA Working Papers present the findings from research undertaken as part of the Spaan Research Grant Program and by CaMLA staff.

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NCLEX Tech Brief reporting on MELAB standard-setting study now available

November 7, 2014

The National Council for State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has published its report on the MELAB standard setting study. The NCLEX Technical Brief describes the methodology and results of the standard setting study. It confirms the standard of a total passing score of 81 and a speaking score of 3 for the MELAB. Read More