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Sun Feb 27 2011

Jobs: French & Applied Ling: Test-Taker Recruiter, Pearson Knowledge

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        1.     Nicole Wilson , French, Applied Linguistics & Teacher of French As Foreign Language: Test-Taker Recruiter, Pearson Knowledge Technologies, France

Message 1: French, Applied Linguistics & Teacher of French As Foreign Language: Test-Taker Recruiter, Pearson Knowledge Technologies, France
Date: 24-Feb-2011
From: Nicole Wilson <nwilsonpearsonkt.com>
Subject: French, Applied Linguistics & Teacher of French As Foreign Language: Test-Taker Recruiter, Pearson Knowledge Technologies, France
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University or Organization: Pearson Knowledge Technologies
Job Location: , France
Web Address: http://VersantTests.com
Job Rank: Test-Taker Recruiter (Short Term)

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Teacher of French as Foreign Language

Required Language(s): French (fra)


Pearson Knowledge Technologies is seeking a short-term consultant to assist
with a data collection for a new automated test of spoken French. This is a
short-term, temporary assignment.

The consultant's task is be to locate and recruit between 30 and 80 French
as a Foreign Language students/speakers to each take a 15 minute spoken
French test over a landline phone or Windows PC. Testing does not need to
be supervised or proctored, but serious test takers are essential. The
recruited pool of test-takers must have a wide variety of ability levels of
French, from beginning to advanced. The test-takers must also come from a
variety of non-English first language backgrounds. Note that this effort is
aimed at speakers learning or knowing European French as opposed to
Canadian French.

The consultant's task will be to locate and recruit groups of test-takers,
record test-taker demographic information in a spreadsheet, provide
test-takers with test sheets and instructions, follow up with test-takers,
and verify completed tests, and distribute payments or assign appropriate
course credit to test-takers who have completed the test.

The ideal candidate will most likely be located in France, and have
existing connections to a large group of French-learners in schools of
French as a Foreign Language, call centers, and/or a immigrant communities
in France. The ideal candidate will also be organized, responsible, and
able to work independently.

This work will begin as soon as possible. If interested, please send a
short description of your relevant experience and the type of contact you
have with French as a Foreign Language learners/speakers to Dr. Nicole
Wilson at the application email address listed below.

Application Deadline: 04-Mar-2011

Email Address for Applications: nwilsonpearsonkt.com
Contact Information:
Nicole Wilson
Email: nwilsonpearsonkt.com

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