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Plenary Speaker
Steven Ross, University of Maryland
Second language attrition: Separating authentic loss from test artifact

Click here for a PDF of the conference program.

Presentations from ECOLT 2012 are available for download.

  1. Investigating Differences between American and Indian Raters in Assessing TOEFL iBT Speaking Tasks
  2. Item Analysis Methods and Their Implications for the ILTA Guidelines for Practice and Presentation Supplement
  3. Validity Argument for a Video-Based Academic Listening Test (VALT)
  4. Envisioning Academic English for National Assessment: Theoretical Considerations for the Construct

All conference events will be held in Georgetown University’s Intercultural Center (ICC). For the full agenda with papers and posters listed, click here.

Friday, November 2, 2012
8:15-9:00 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 paper)
12:30-1:45 Lunch
1:45-3:15 Paper Session 2 (3 papers)
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 Paper Session 3 (2 papers)
4:30-4:45 Break
4:45-6:00 Poster Session
Saturday, November 3, 2012
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-11:00 Paper Session 1 (3 papers)
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Paper Session 2 (2 papers)

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

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