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”
February 23, 2015
The YLTE 2014 Report is now available for download. In the report you’ll find information such as total number of test takers; the countries where the YLTE was administered; distribution of results for the exam as a whole; and, the distribution of results by section. YLTE reports are primarily intended for parents, language instructors, and researchers in language testing or other relevant fields.
February 12, 2015
Going to be at TESOL 2015 in Toronto from March 25–28? If so, make sure you stop by Booth 1621 (that’s the CaMLA booth, by the way!).
January 9, 2015
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Spaan research grants:
- Ildiko Porter-Szucs, Cynthia Macknish, and Barry DeCicco: “The CaMLA speaking test: Face-to-face v. computer delivery”
- Xun Yan and Shelley Staples: “Investigating lexico-grammatical complexity as construct validity evidence for the ECPE writing tasks: A multidimensional analysis”
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.
November 10, 2014
Applications are now open for the 2015 CaMLA Internship Program.
The CaMLA internship program provides professional training and research opportunities for English language teaching professionals and graduate students. Successful applicants work closely with CaMLA teams on English language assessment tasks and projects that are appropriate to their interests and skills.
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