Sarah Goodwin portfolio
Sarah Goodwin is a language assessment specialist and applied linguist. Currently she works as a postdoctoral researcher in the Early Language and Literacy Investigations Laboratory (ELLI Lab) in Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University (MSU).
Prior to joining MSU, Sarah completed her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at Georgia State University, where she worked as the English Testing Coordinator and taught English as a second language (ESL) and linguistics courses. Sarah's dissertation topic concerned giving learners control of the audio play in ESL listening assessment. She has over 15 years' experience working and conducting research in language assessment, including five in standardized assessment development with the Testing Division of the University of Michigan English Language Institute.
Sarah's primary research interests include language testing and assessment and second/foreign language acquisition. Her work has appeared in Assessing Writing, Language Assessment Quarterly, and the TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching.