ALTE holds bi-annual meetings and conferences, with one conference day on a particular theme in language assessment open to the public. From 2018 onwards, we make public a conference bibliography and the presentation slides of the plenary speakers and workshops, where possible.

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ALTE 52nd Conference Day, Salamanca, Spain, 23rd November 2018

The Roles of Test Takers and Users in Striving for Fairness

Plenary presentations slides (forthcoming)

  • Associate Professor Jesús Fernández, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. The linguist taking the test: ideas and reflections from an outsider
  • Marios Molfetas and Roger Johnson, PeopleCert, UK. Online proctoring: A key feature of secure high-stakes tests in the future?
  • Dr Juan Miguel Prieto, Cursos Internacionales, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. La calificación de la prueba de Expresión y interacción escritas desde el punto de vista del examinador: consecuencias para el candidato.
  • Associate Professor Lia Plakans, University of Iowa, USA. Enhancing the roles of test users and test takers in language testing
  • Professor Gordon Stobart, University College London, UK. What is a fair test in a multi-cultural society?
  • Dr Kamran Khan, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain. Positioning language testing for immigration: insecurity, borders, surveillance and knowledge bodies
Workshop presentations slides (forthcoming)
  • Dr Marta Seseña, Marian Villoria, Rosario Domínguez, Cursos Internacionales, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. La creación de tareas para pruebas de dominio
  • Dr Marta García, Dr Miriam Borham-Puyal, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. Supervision and security: good practices to guarantee the success of exams
  • Florian Nimmrichter, ÖSD, Austria. Striving for fairness: The challenge of meeting special needs and requirements and the minimum standard no.10

ALTE 51st Conference Day, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 13th April 2018

Multilingualism and Using Language for Specific Purposes - The Role of Assessment

Conference Bibliography

Plenary presentations slides

Workshop presentations slides

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