October 12, 2018
Michigan Language Assessment is excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for its research grant programs. In addition to the long-running Spaan Research Grant program, this year we are launching the Latin American Research Grant program, to support research in that part of the world.
January 10, 2018
CaMLA Working Paper 2016-02, “The CaMLA Speaking Test: Face-to-Face vs. Audio Delivery,” is now available. CaMLA Working Papers present the findings from research undertaken as part of the Spaan Research Grant Program and by CaMLA staff.
December 1, 2017
The YLTE 2016 Report is now available for download. In the report you’ll find information such as 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.
April 3, 2017
The recently published Linking the Common European Framework of Reference and the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery summarizes the results of a multi-panel standard setting study that was conducted with panelists in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK).
October 12, 2015
CaMLA’s internship program provides professional training and research opportunities for English language teaching and assessment professionals and graduate students. In 2015, CaMLA had two interns in the office. This is the first of two pieces we are posting about how our 2015 interns felt about their time at CaMLA.
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.