LINGUIST List 25.4985

Tue Dec 09 2014

Calls: Applied Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 07-Dec-2014
From: Antony Kunnan <>
Subject: 2nd Annual AALA Conference
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Full Title: 2nd Annual AALA Conference
Short Title: AALA Conference

Date: 01-May-2015 - 02-May-2015
Location: Bangkok, USA
Contact Person: Antony Kunnan
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Asian Association for Language Assessment
May 1-2, 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

Theme: Assessing English Language Ability: Issues and Trends

Conference Details:

Host: English as an International Language Program, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University

Venue: Mercure Bangkok Siam (
Conference Chairs: Antony John Kunnan and David Qian
Local Chair: Jirada Wudthayagorn

For any inquiries, write to:

Call for Papers:

Deadline for submission: January 5, 2015 [last time zone]

As the theme is broad, we are interested in abstracts on the following sub-themes:

- Assessment practices (such as classroom and large-scale assessment; teacher-developed and professional-staff developed),
- Qualities of assessments and assessment practices (such as validation, consistency, fairness, consequences, etc.), and
- New concerns (such as computer-based assessments, automated scoring and automated feedback)

Deadline: January 5, 2015
Decisions: January 31, 2015

Abstracts are invited in the following three categories:

- Papers (30 minutes duration): conceptual or empirical research
- Posters (from independent researchers, students, faculty) about new tests, developments, procedures, or ideas
- Posters (from professional assessment agencies – universities, non-profit or commercial organizations) about new tests, developments, procedures or ideas

Abstracts should not be more than 350 words (including references) in single space and on one page submitted as an attachment without your name or affiliation.

Submission of abstracts to:

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