2010s

2018: Educational Testing Service | Princeton, NJ | October 12-13

Theme | Traditions in Language Testing Innovation

Program

ECOLT 2018 Program

Plenaries

Luke Harding | "Innovation and ethics: Exploring the frontiers of language assessment literacy" | Powerpoint

Keelan Evanini | "Automated spoken language assessment: Validity concerns for the use of innovative technology" | Powerpoint

Workshops

Samuel A. "Skip" Livingston | "Equating Test Scores"

Elizabeth Ashmore & Ashley Green | "A Practical Guide to Writing Multiple Choice Language Test Questions"

2017: Georgetown University | Washington, DC | October 20

Program

ECOLT 2017 Program

Plenary

Margaret E. Malone | "Unpacking language assessment literacy: Differentiating needs of different stakeholder groups"

Workshop

Sarah Cushing | "Developing and using rating scales for writing assessment"

2016: Georgetown University | Washington, DC | October 28

Program

ECOLT 2016 Program

Plenary

Xiaoming Xi | "Defining constructs for different types of assessments and validation challenges" | Video

2015: Georgetown University | Washington, DC | October 9

Program

ECOLT 2015 Program

Plenary

Paula Winke | "Investigations into Language Assessment Using Eye Tracking Methods" | Video

2014: Teacher's College, Columbia University | New York, NY | October 10

Program

ECOLT 2014 Program

Plenary

Tim McNamara | "The validity of language assessments in the context of migration and citizenship"

2013: Georgetown University | Washington, DC | October 25

Program

ECOLT 2013 Program

Plenary

John Norris | "Reconsidering assessment validity at the intersection of measurement and evaluation"

2012: Georgetown University | Washington, DC | November 2-3

Program

ECOLT 2012 Program

Plenary

Steven J. Ross | "Second Language Attrition: Separating Authentic Loss from Test Artifact"

2011: Georgetown University | Washington, DC | October 28-29

Theme | Validity: Opportunities and Challenges

Program

ECOLT 2011 Program

Plenary

Carol A. Chapelle | "Validity Arguments for Language Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges"

2010: Georgetown University | Washington, DC | October 29-30

Theme | Innovations in Language Assessment

Program

ECOLT 2010 Program

Plenary

James E. Purpura | "The Socio-Cognitive Underpinnings of Learning-Oriented Classroom-Based Assessment"

Pre-Conference Workshop

James E. Purpura | "Assessing Grammar for Learning"