Previous TEASIG webinars

TEASIG Webinar Series

Most recent webinar:

On 28 April 2021, Isabela Villas Boas presented on “An Ambidextrous Model of Assessment for the Second Language Writing Classroom”.

Watch the recording here and download the slides here.

Recordings of the archived recordings in TEASIG’s webinar series are available for TEASIG members in the SIG Resources area of the main IATEFL website.

Luke Harding 7/1/2015 “Adaptability & ELF Communication”

Dr Neil Jones 11/3/2015 “Learning Orientated Assessment”

Thom Kiddle 6/5/2015 “Text difficulty and item development”

Dr Judith Hanks 8/7/2015 “Issues in designing assessments and marking criteria for an MA in Professional Language and Intercultural Studies”

Glyn Jones 21/10/15 “Finding the levels: a look at some of the research that underpins the Common European Framework”

Tony Green 2/12/15 “Learning oriented test preparation

Carolyn Westbrook 31/3/16 “Practical considerations in ESP testing”

Sheila Thorn 11/5/16 “An exploration of listening testing”

Clare Fielder 5/7/16 “Assessing and Marking Writing: Feedback Strategies to Involve the Learners”

Vivien Berry and Susan Sheehan 21/9/16 “A Practical Introduction to Language Assessment for Teachers”

Cornée Ferreira  20/12/16 “Implementing Assessment for Learning Step by Step”

Ben Beaumont  11/04/17 “Practical ways to develop teachers’ assessment literacy”

Anna Soltyska  06/06/17 “Malpractice in language assessment: who are you kidding?”

Daniel Xerri  05/09/17 “Enhancing assessment literacy through teacher involvement”

Jo Tomlinson 24/10/17 “Developing a test: Where do you start? When should you stop?”

Russell Whitehead and Felicity O’Dell 19/12/17: “Getting it right, getting it wrong: a tour of the LT123 testing principles”

Gudrun Erickson 26/2/18 “The Dual Function of Assessment – Enhancing Learning and Equity” Download the presentation here. Read the post-webinar Q&A here.

Jane Lloyd 17/4/18 “Testing – Fit for Purpose?”

Christine Coombe 5/6/18 – “Best Practice for Exam Development”

Charalambos (Harry) Kollias 11/9/18 – “Assessment methods: The pros and cons and associated challenges” Read the post-webinar Q&A here.

Caroline Hyde-Simon 22/10/18  – “To test or not to test? ESP Vocabulary as a separate focus”

Hale Kizilcik and Deniz Salli-Copur 20/11/18 – “Designing Integrated Oral Assessment Group Tasks for the Classroom”

Dave Allan 11/12/18 – “Bringing LOLA to life – Learning Oriented Language Assessment in practice”

Rudi Camerer 19/2/19 – “A CEFR Special – The new Companion Volume highlighted”. Download the presentation here.

Dr. Neus Figueras 15/5/19 “The CEFR Companion Volume: Uses and Implications for Language Testing and Assessment”. Download the presentation here.

Santosh Mahapatra 24/9/19 “Developing and Using Bilingual Rubrics for Assessment of Writing and Speaking Skills in the Classroom”

Mona Mersal 22/10/19 “Classroom Assessment”

Michael Fields 26/11/19 “Using Item Analysis to Improve Test Reliability”

Glyn Jones 12/5/20 “Multiple choice items – What they are good for and how to write them”. Post-webinar Q&A responses here.

Anna Soltyska 9/6/20 Language assessment is NOT a solitary activity – On teachers and testers’ collaboration and its benefits for all stakeholders of the assessment process’

9/9/20 “What does TEASIG bring to language testing and assessment – meet the TEASIG committee” and
Judith Mader & Rudi Camerer “The new CEFR Companion Volume: Testing Mediation?”

Olena Rossi 20/10/20  “The language test development process: Main principles and suggestions for classroom practice”. You can access the presentation slides here.

Trevor Breakspear 24/11/20 “Validating the use of autorating technologies in the assessment of speaking skills”

Richard Spiby 16/12/20 “A MOOC in a time of Corona: language assessment literacy for teacher professional development”

Uliana Zubova 27/01/21 “Developing core CEFR competencies with language coaching tools”

Arum Perwitasari 25/3/21 “Best practices in a digital age: Artificial Intelligence and Language Assessment”

Isabela Villas Boas 28/4/21 “An Ambidextrous Model of Assessment for the Second Language Writing Classroom”.

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