LTRG Programme 2017 – 2018

LTRG is open to staff members, visiting researchers, PhD and MA students. Staff and students working away from campus can attend the seminars on-line. Please contact Tineke Brunfaut (t.brunfaut ‘at’ or Luke Harding (l.harding ‘at’ for details.

LTRG usually meets on Thursdays, from 15:00 to 16:30, in the County South building, room D72 (unless otherwise indicated).

Term 1

Date Time Room Presenter Topic
12 Oct 15:00-16:30 County South D72 Ying Xu (South China University of Technology, China) A longitudinal investigation of students’ perceptions and use of automated writing evaluation (AWE) feedback in L2 formative writing assessment: The case of Pigai
19 Oct 14:00-16:30 County South D72 (1) Talia Isaacs (University College London, IoE)

(2) John Read (The University of Auckland, NZ)

(1) Contemporary debates in language testing: Standards, the native speaker, and the role of our professional association

(2) A fresh look at assessing depth of vocabulary knowledge

2 Nov 15:00-16:30 County South D72 John Pill Score-users’ perspectives on testing occupation-related language skills
Wedn 8 Nov 12:00-13:00 FASS A010 MR3 Ana Pellicer-Sanchez (University College London, IoE) Examining learners’ eye movements during reading in different input modalities (joint LTRG-SSLAT session)
16 Nov 15:00-16:30 County South D72 Ari Huhta (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) Diagnosing writing and its development in English as a foreign language
24-26 Nov University of Huddersfield Language Testing Forum 2017
30 Nov 13:00-17:00 County South D72 all LTRG members Writing retreat
7 Dec 15:00-16:30 County South D72 Tineke Brunfaut ILTA bibliography (please bring your own laptop)
14 Dec 15:00-16:30 County South D72 MA dissertation talks