Category: Applied Linguistics

Carol Chapelle is the 2020 recipient of the Test Validity Research and Evaluation Award for a Senior Scholar

From Angel Arias — “On behalf of the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Special Interest Group (SIG), Test Validity Research and Evaluation, I am pleased to announce that Distinguished Professor Carol A. Chapelle has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Test Validity Research and Evaluation Award for a Senior Scholar. Dr. Chapelle was … Continue reading Carol Chapelle is the 2020 recipient of the Test Validity Research and Evaluation Award for a Senior Scholar

Ivana Rehman wins a National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations grant

Congratulations to Ivana Rehman! She won a National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations dissertation support grant for her work on an innovative approach to pronunciation training using an application that performs real-time vowel plotting called Vowel Viewer, which was developed specifically for her dissertation research. Vowel Viewer is a tool that is tailored towards … Continue reading Ivana Rehman wins a National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations grant

Carol A. Chapelle awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair

Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor, Applied Linguistics and Technology, was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, for the 2020-2021 academic year. She plans to engage with colleagues at Carleton on projects in technology-mediated language learning in order to help develop a book manuscript. The book will be a second … Continue reading Carol A. Chapelle awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair

CATEGORIES: ALT, Department News

Andrea Flinn was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship

Andrea Flinn, PhD student in the Applied Linguistics and Technology program, was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Meknes, Morocco.  Because world events will prevent international travel this summer, she will instead be studying stateside at Middlebury College, where she’s earning her Master’s in Teaching Arabic to Speakers of Other Languages. … Continue reading Andrea Flinn was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship

CATEGORIES: Department News, TESL

Roz Hirch — 2020 Departmental Research Grant Award Winner

Roz Hirch won the 2020 Departmental Research Grant Award Winner for her project “What are Students Thinking?: Development of a Diagnostic English Grammar Test for Use in an ESL Classroom” At a time when everyone seems to be developing speaking and writing tests, what place is there for a grammar test? While considerable attention in recent … Continue reading Roz Hirch — 2020 Departmental Research Grant Award Winner

Brown Bag Colloquium

The Brown Bag Colloquium will be on this Friday, March 13th, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM in Ross Hall, Rm. 212. The presenters this week will be Dr. Chapelle and Dr. Ockey. They will be providing presentations for Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC 2020) on March 25th.   Attached are PDFs with each abstract. Please come … Continue reading Brown Bag Colloquium

March 13, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm | Ross 212
CATEGORIES: ALT, Department Events

Brown Bag Colloquium

The first presenter this semester will be Reza Neiriz, a Ph.D. student in ALT. He will present his research on interactional competence in oral communication assessment. Attached is a PDF with the abstract for the presentation. Please come join us to learn more about language assessment and share ideas with faculties and graduate students in our … Continue reading Brown Bag Colloquium

January 31, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm | Ross 212
CATEGORIES: ALT, Department Events

ENGL 510, Intro to Computers in Applied Linguistics, end-of-semester showcase

The students of ENGL 510, Intro to Computers in Applied Linguistics, cordially invite you to an end-of-semester showcase of the projects they have developed while learning how to code in Scratch. Scratch is a visual programming language developed at MIT’s Media Lab to teach essential computer programming concepts and skills. This fall’s ENGL 510 group has … Continue reading ENGL 510, Intro to Computers in Applied Linguistics, end-of-semester showcase

December 16, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm | Ross 212