BAAL TEASIG Conference: ONLINE - Friday, 25 September 2020
Invited speakers


Professor of Technology Enhanced Assessment & Learning

Tools and trends for assessment in the digital age

DR BENJAMIN KREMMEL (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Head of the Language Testing Research Group Innsbruck

Language Assessment Literacy 2.0: Challenges and opportunities


SUSAN SHEEHAN (University of Huddersfield, UK)

Online self-access materials: developing LAL materials which respond to teachers’ needs

CARLA PASTORINO (Cambridge Assessment International Education, UK)

Are on-screen tests more engaging than paper-based tests? A systematic literature review

#3minutes - alternative poster presentation and students' work in progress

Maryana Natsiuk and Liudmyla Babii (Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine)

Digital tools for peer- and self-assessment of ESL writing (Alternative poster presentation)

Tuyet Nhi Nguyen  (University of Northampton, UK)

 Language assessment literacy in the context of Vietnam (Student work-in-progress)

Helena Wall  (Warwick University, UK)

Using technology to facilitate the assessment of oracy in children (Student work-in-progress)

PROGRAMME (all times are UK time)

14:15 Online sign-in opens

14:30  Webinar welcome and introductions

             - Dr Veronika Timpe-Laughlin: Overview of the methodological developments is assessing L2 pragmatics

             #3 minutes students and researchers give presentations and discuss research questions

              # Shishi Zhang (University College London): Assessment of L2 pragmatic competence using video-conferencing

              # Małgorzata Turska: Relating pragmatic features of professional spoken English to level descriptors of the CEFR

              # Ananda Muhammad (Iowa State University): The construct of pragmatic competence in a university setting as
                  evidenced by a domain analysis

             Wider audience discussion of issues relating to pragmatics and language assessment


16:00 Close

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