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Call for Papers: 16th EALTA Conference (EALTA 2019)
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Call for Papers:  16th EALTA Conference (EALTA 2019)

10/15/2018 to 11/30/2018
When: Monday, October 15, 2018
Where: United States

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The 16th EALTA Conference will take place in the week of 27th May - 2nd June 2019 at University College Dublin, Ireland. Pre-conference workshops will also take place from 28th to 30th May, 2019.

We are proud to have the following plenary speakers at EALTA2019:

Michael T. Kane (Messick Chair in Validity, ETS, USA)
Talia Isaacs (UCL Institute of Education, University College London)
Detmar Meurers (University of Tübingen, Germany)

Call for papers:
We invite proposals for papers, work-in-progress presentations, and posters in research and practitioner areas related to one or more of the following sub-themes:

•Assessment literacy following changes in assessment approaches
•Assessment for transition points in education
•Transitions to technology-based language assessment
•The use of corpora and corpus linguistics methods for language testing and assessment
•Trends and challenges in developing context-specific language assessments
•Trends and challenges in classroom-based language assessment
•Developments in the assessment of lesser-taught languages
•Developments towards increased authenticity in language assessment
•Transition from assessing standard varieties to lingua franca usage

PLEASE NOTE: We encourage views from multiple perspectives and cross-disciplinary papers which may combine language testing and assessment with insights from other fields relevant to this theme. While the conference will be held in English, the working language of EALTA, we encourage contributions which are focused on languages other than English.

Submission information:
To submit a proposal for the main conference, please go to the EALTA2019 proposal portal on EasyChair ( At your first visit, you will need to register for the conference proposal system, and thereafter you will be able to access the site with your user name and password. Individuals can submit more than one proposal but will be limited to two acceptances (as lead author). Please note that proposals can be entered into the system at any time before the deadline, but that the proposal remains open for editing at any point up until the deadline of midnight (GMT) on 30th November 2018.

Please find more details on our Call for Papers on EasyChair:
For further information about EALTA2019 visit our website:
EALTA 2019 Committee
UCD Applied Language Centre
Daedalus Building
Belfield, Dublin 4
01 716 7900

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