The Second International Conference on Language Testing and Assessment Call for Papers

Theme: Innovation and Development in Foreign Language Testing.

The Second International Conference on Language Testing and Assessment, jointly organized by the National Education Examinations Authority (NEEA) and Zhejiang University, will be held at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, November 12-13, 2016.

 

Proposals are now invited on the theme of this conference: Innovation and Development in Foreign Language Testing. Preference will be given to research proposals clearly related to one or more of the areas listed below.

 

  •   -  Framework for language testing and assessment
  •   -  Language proficiency scales
  •   -  Innovation in foreign language testing in China
  •   -  Formative assessment in foreign language teaching
  •   -  Application of artificial intelligence in language testing
  •   -  Item banking in language testing

 

Proposals on other areas of language testing and assessment are also welcome.

 

Keynote speakers

Prof. Alister Cumming, University of Toronto, Canada

Dr. Vivien Berry, British Council, the UK

Dr. Xiaoming Xi, Educational Testing Service, USA

Prof. Jianda Liu, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

Prof. Lianzhen He, Zhejiang University, China

 

The proposal must not exceed 600 words in Chinese or 500 words in English, and should include the title of presentation, author’s name, institution and contact information, e.g. e-mail address, mailing address and phone number.

 

Send submission to: lta2016@163.com

Deadline for submission: September 16, 2016

Authors will be notified by the end of September, 2016.

 

Conference Date: November 12-13, 2016

Conference Venue: Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Tel: +(86) 0571-88206252

 

Registration fee:  800 RMB for regular participants and 500 RMB for student participants (Student ID is required).