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Plenary Speaker
James E. Purpura, Teachers College, Columbia University
For the abstract of the plenary, click here.

Program
Click here for a PDF of the conference program.

A pre-conference workshop will be presented by James E. Purpura on Thursday, October 28, 2010. For the abstract of the workshop, click here. For more information, go to the Workshop page.

Presentations from ECOLT 2010 are available for download.

  1. Assessing Reading through Short Answer Questions: Validity Evidence from a Cognitive Processing Perspective
  2. Detecting Collocation Errors in English Language Learners’ Writing
  3. e-rater® for TOEFL® Independent and Integrated Tasks
  4. Workforce Readiness: Assessing Written English Skills for Business Communication
  5. Effects of Item Content Characteristics on Item Difficulty of Multiple Choice Test Items in an EFL Listening Assessment
  6. Automated Identification of Preposition Errors

Agenda
All main conference events will be held in Georgetown University’s Intercultural Center (ICC). The pre-conference workshop will be held at the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC.

Thursday, October 28, 2010
1:00-5:00 Pre-Conference Workshop
Friday, October 29, 2010
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Introductions
9:15-10:15 ILR Panel
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Plenary Presentation
11:30-12:30 Paper Session 1 (2 papers)
12:30-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:30 Poster Session
2:30-4:00 Colloquium (3 papers)
4:00-4:15 Break
4:15-5:45 Paper Session 2 (3 papers)
Saturday, October 30, 2010
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-11:00 Paper Session 1 (4 papers)
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:45 Paper Session 2 (3 papers)

If you have any questions about the program, please email Meg Malone or Francesca Di Silvio.

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