We’ve chosen our summer 2015 interns

April 9, 2015

The 2015 interns for CaMLA’s internship program have been selected. We have one familiar name on the list and—at least to us—one new name.

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A Practical Guide to Investigating Score Reliability under a Generalizability Theory Framework

April 2, 2015

The first of the 2015 CaMLA Working Papers 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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The top 4 signs you need a new English placement test

March 26, 2015 | By: Caitlin Hirsch

Whether you consider testing a necessary evil or create online quizzes in your downtime, if you work with English language learners, chances are you also make regular use of a placement test. Between choosing course books, planning syllabi, and the endless (endless) grading, updating your placement test might not be your top priority. But…

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CaMLA exams recognized by the Mexican Ministry of Education (SEP DGAIR)

March 24, 2015

All of CaMLA’s international exams for proficiency and certification are now included in the CENNI framework created by SEP DGAIR in Mexico.

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Announcing the recipients of Spaan research grants for 2015

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”

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