Current PhD Students’ Research

Bahar Aksu Accent recognition in second language development
John Bandman Effects of delayed time intervals on written performances on integrated listening-to-write tasks
Hsiao-yun Chan Investigating the assessment of digital literacies in a Singapore secondary school
Kathrin Eberharter The process of assessing spoken language performance: An investigation into rater decision-making
Franz Holzknecht The cognitive validity of repeating the input in listening assessment
Myriam Iliovits The use of international proficiency tests for admissions at an EMI institution
Glyn Jones The CEFR revisited: a replication study
Boon Sier (Jeanette) Lim ESL teachers’ and students’ perceptions and use of formative and summative assessment in an examination-oriented context
Olena Rossi The effectiveness of item writer training in improving the quality of item writing
Noor Asbahan Binti Shahizan A validation study of the group oral task of a Malaysian university entrance test
Anuchit Toomaneejinda A comparative study of cross-cultural pragmatics of Thai lecturers and learners of English during face-to-face academic encounters in a non-English speaking context: The case of an English-medium university in Thailand
Salome Villa Larenas Language assessment literacy development in teacher training in Chile
Pucheng Wang Validation of an integrated writing test for business English majors in China
Theresa Weiler Investigating the construct tested through four item types used to assess lexicogrammatical competence in English as a Foreign Language