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#8 – Automated Evaluation of Speaking by Bernstein


Episode 8 brings to you a presentation by Professor Jared Berstein, a leading developer of a language proficiency test based on an automated speech recognition system – Versant, which is available through Pearson Publishing. In this presentation, Berstein discusses some theoretical foundations and psychometric measures of Versant.

This talk was recorded at the International Language Assessment Conference hosted by the Department of English Programs, American University of Armenia in Summer 2009.