Research & Facilities
Midwest Association of Language Testers 2012
The Linguistics Department of the University of Illinois is excited to be hosting the
Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT) 2012.
The event will take place October 5th-6th, 2012 at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The organizing committee consists of Professor Fred Davidson, Linguistics, and four graduate students: Sun Joo Chung, Stephanie Gaillard, Junli Wei and Iftikhar Haider.
What is MwALT?
For more information about MwALT, please visit the official website here:
The theme for this year will be Inferences and Actions in Language Testing.
Paula Winke, Michigan State University
Issues in large-scale placement testing: Why placement tests often just don’t work and why more innovative tests seem so scary
Workshop (October 5, 2012)
Workshop instructor: Paula Winke, Michigan State University
Language testing for placement decisions: Why, how to, and what ifs
Location: Nevada Lab, Room Nevada A 1203 1/2 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801 (view map)
Call for Papers
Click Call for Papers for information on submitting your proposal.
MwALT Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Language Assessment Research
To recognize language assessment research conducted by a graduate student
For more information about the award, click here.
Conference Venue (October 6, 2012)
The meeting venue will be the Levis Faculty Center.
Department of Linguistics
707 S. Mathews Avenue; Suite 4080 FLB
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL 61801; USA