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Successful MATEFL Thesis defenses: note-taking, formative assessment, games

Congratulations to Anna Movsesyan, Anna Bayburdyan, and Syuzanna Torosyan on the successful defense of their MA TEFL Theses: “The Impact of Note-taking on Learners’ Listening Comprehension Skills” by Anna Movsesyan (Thesis Committee:...
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Thesis defense: Predictive Validity of iBT and PBT and Test-takers’ Attitudes

Congratulations to Addeh Hovassapian and his Thesis Committee on his successful defense of an MA Thesis “Predictive Validity of TOEFL iBT and PBT and Test-takers’ Attitude”. Thesis Committee: Catherine Buon, Ph.D. (advisor), Alexan...
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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,...
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#6 – Modernizing Language Assessment by Bernard Spolsky

Episode 6 starts a series of episodes that will feature selected talks from the International Language Assessment Conference of Armenia that was hosted by the Department of English Programs, American University of Armenia in Summer 2009. The first of...
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#4 – English Language Assessment & School Accountability by Slovacek

Episode 4 brings to you a plenary talk from a recent conference on language assessment hosted by the Department of English Programs, American University of Armenia. Professor Simeon Slovacek in his plenary shares his experiences of evaluating charter...
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