Article of the year award

Posted On May 12, 2016
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Congratulations to Drs. Scott Crossley and YouJin Kim for winning this year’s ILTA Best Article Award for their co-authored paper (with Amanda Clevinger) “The Role of Lexical Properties and Cohesive Devices in Text Integration and Their Effect on Human Ratings of Speaking Proficiency” published in Language Assessment Quarterly!

Ute Roemer receives 2016 Spaan Research Grant

Posted On December 16, 2015
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Ute Roemer along with Jayanti Banerjee received funding for a study entitled “Validating the MET speaking test through phraseological analysis: A corpus approach to language assessment.” The study will create a corpus of speaking test transcripts that will be mined for phraseological patterns.

Nicole Pettitt awarded fellowship

Posted On November 30, 2015
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PhD student Nicole Pettitt has been awarded the “2015-2016 Ethel Woodruff Draper Fellowship for the Development of Young Women,” which will provide $3,000 in support of her research on refugee women’s language and literacy learning.

Scott Crossley receives NIH grant

Posted On September 8, 2015
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Scott Crossley along with researchers at the University of California San Francisco, Arizona State University, and Kaiser Permanente received a 3.1 million dollar grant from the National Institute of Health to investigate doctor-patient discourse in on-line diabetes care.