Assessment Literacy Development Webinars

Webinar Video Archive

Every month the ELTSociety hosts webinars about assessment topics, from both the classroom and large-scale proficiency testing, focused on developing the assessment literacy of members. Based on specific topics (e.g. assessing speaking, rubrics), the webinars provide an interactive and engaging experience for Society members to collaborate, share and develop professionally. Those who cannot attend in person, can view the recorded sessions here.

Webinars

Webinar – Assessment and the CEFR

December, 2020 webinar session on Assessment Literacy and the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). Reading materials for this session included Putting the CEFR to Good Use by Brian North

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Webinar – Test Security

November 2020 (5:00 AM Pacific Time, US and Canada) – Webinar session on the fundamental theories and practice of testing security within the ELT community.

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Webinar: Rubrics

September 30th, 2020 (1 PM Pacific Time, US and Canada) – Afternoon webinar session on English language testing rubrics based on a reading from How To Create and Use Rubrics by Susan Brookhart.

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Webinar: Testing Writing

August 26th, 2020 (5:00-6:00 AM & 1:00-2:00 PM MST) – monthly webinar session on the topic of “Testing Writing” with participation from ELTSociety members and guests. Guided review of the reading “Assessing Writing” (Sara Cushing Weigle, 2012).

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Webinar: testing speaking

July 29th, 2020 (5:00-6:00 AM & 1:00-2:00 PM MST) – monthly webinar session on the topic of “Testing Speaking” with participation from ELTSociety members and guests. Guided review of the reading “Assessing Speaking” (O’Sullivan, 2012).

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Webinar: Fundamental Assessment Principles​

June 24th, 2020 (5:00 AM Pacific Time, US and Canada) – Morning webinar session on fundamental assessment principles based on a reading from Brown & Abeywickrama’s Language Assessment: Principles and Classroom Practices.

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