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Meet your host - Michael Fields

Michael Fields is the head of the Assessment Committee and the University of Delaware’s English Language Institute. He earned a Master’s Degree in Linguistics from the University of Leicester, where he specialized in Second Language Assessment under Dr. Glenn Fulcher. In addition to his duties at the University of Delaware, Michael is also a writer and editor for Cambridge exams. He is a member of IATEFL’s Testing, Evaluation and Assessment Special Interest Group, where he publishes and presents regularly.


ELTSociety Assessment Literacy Development webinars offer a unique opportunity for members to develop their industry knowledge. Increased assessment literacy, and knowledge about best testing practices and principles, is a worthy professional goal for individuals, teachers, testers, administrators, and all other interested stakeholders. It leads to stronger and better programs, departments, institutions, and companies.

Assessment literacy is the possession of knowledge about the basic principles of sound assessment practice, including its terminology, the development and use of assessment methodologies and techniques, and familiarity with standards of quality in assessment. (Source: New Zealand Ministry of Education)

Our next event is being sponsored by: S.P.A. (Speaking Proficiency Assessment)

S.P.A. is REAL Communication, in REAL Time, for REAL Global Business. Effective communication in the workplace is central to the missions and objectives of businesses, corporations, and educational institutions around the world. Organizations are increasingly coming to understand the necessity of the accurate and objective assessment of workforce speaking proficiency in achieving their business and operational goals. S.P.A. (Speaking Proficiency Assessment) is a valuable tool that organizations use to evaluate the English speaking proficiency of their workforce to enhance their global competitiveness.
TopicDate and TimeEvent SponsorEvent Host
Reducing Test AnxietyJanuary 18th, 2023
4:00 PM EST
N/AMichael Fields

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