Research

Eye-tracking research

  • Children's test-taking behaviors on the TOEFL Primary Speaking test
  • Investigations into the construct of conventional cloze tests
  • Incidental vocabulary learning through extensive reading

Testing Practices & Young Test Takers

  • Children's reaction to the Young Learner's Test of English Reading & Writing section
  • Mode effects on young ELLs' writing performance
  • Incentivizing college students and proficiency-testing outcomes
  • Can-do statements and perceptions between students and teachers
  • Effects of on-screen marking functions in a tablet-based English reading test

Research on Speaking Performance

  • Effects of interlocutor's L1 background on paired-speaking test performance

Constructs Bridging SLA and Language Assessment Research

  • Planning time and task characteristics
  • Accuracy and emergence critera for measuring L2 morphosyntactic development