August 15, 2018
Michigan Language Assessment’s largest test center in Brazil, FISK Brazil, marked its 60th anniversary with a celebratory conference July 25–28. More than one thousand FISK representatives from across Brazil and Argentina attended Congresso FISK 60 Anos at the Hotel Royal Palm Plaza Resort in Campinas.
June 15, 2018
Executives, diplomats, directors, and schools joined us on May 29, 2018, in Lima, Peru, to launch MET Go! This new, secure test is designed specifically for teens and will be available for centers to administer—on dates they choose—beginning in November 2018.
March 26, 2018
We are now Michigan Language Assessment. Our new brand better reflects our 65-year history as developers of outstanding American English language tests. The Michigan brand is one that is recognized across the world as a beacon of excellence. We are proud to be associated with one of the top public universities in the USA.
September 11, 2017
CaMLA’s internship program provides professional training and research opportunities for English language teaching and assessment professionals and graduate students. In 2017, CaMLA welcomed two interns. The following is from YunDeok Choi, one of our 2017 interns.
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”
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
October 15, 2014
CaMLA hosted the sixteenth-annual Midwest Association of Language Testers conference on October 3 and 4 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was a great pleasure to welcome 89 delegates to Ann Arbor from across the MwALT community and from further afield. We also had several presenters from beyond the Midwest—Columbia University, Northern Arizona University, The University of Massachusetts, Georgia State University, and from ETS. Read More
May 22, 2014
CaMLA Working Papers present the findings from research undertaken as part of the Spaan Research Grant Program and by CaMLA staff. The reports from the two most recent recipients of Spaan Research Grants are now available as CaMLA Working Papers. Read More