ALTE Foundation Course in Language Testing: Getting Started - 9 May 2015


ALTE will run a one-day 'Foundation Course in Language Testing: Getting Started' on Saturday 9th May 2015 at the Scandic Bergen City Hotel in Bergen, Norway. The cost of the course will be 140€ (120€ for Members and Affiliates).

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ALTE 46th Meeting and Conference, Bergen, Norway - 6 May 2015


The ALTE 46th bi-annual Meeting and Conference will be hosted by VOX, in collaboration with the University of Bergen, and it will take place in Bergen, 6th – 8th May 2015.

As with previous events, the first two days of meetings will be for ALTE members and institutional affiliates only, and the final day, Friday 8th May 2015, will be an open conference day for all those with an interest in language testing. The theme of the conference day will be ‘The B2/C1 levels and language tests for academic purposes’ and featured speakers will include Dr Anthony Green (University of Bedfordshire), Professor Sara Weigle (Georgia State University) Bart Deygers (KU Leuven), Beate Zeidler (telc), Dr Magali Paquot (Université catholique de Louvain), Professor Angela Hasselgreen (Bergen University College),Professor Kjersti Fløttum, Professor Torodd Kinn, Else Berit Molde and Aasne Vikøy (University of Bergen), Dr Cecilie Carlsen (VOX).

Please note that for the ALTE Conference day on Friday 8th May 2015, there are only 20 places available for non-ALTE Members/Institutional Affiliates and they will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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ALTE Course on Introduction to Facets Analysis - 5 May 2015


ALTE will run a one-day course on ‘Introduction to Facets Analysis’ on Tuesday 5th May 2015 at the Scandic Bergen City Hotel in Bergen, Norway.
The course will be ran by Jane Lloyd, ALTE Validation Unit Manager, and is aimed at people working in assessment who are new to Facets, or would like to understand more about how they can work with an analyst who is using it. For more information, please look at the course outline.
The cost of the one-day course will be €180 (€160 for Members and Affiliates).

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To register please go to http://www.alte.org/event/

 

ALTE Course on Assessing Language for Academic Purposes - 4 May 2015


ALTE is running a two-day course on ‘Assessing Language for Academic Purposes’ at the Scandic Bergen City Hotel, Bergen, Norway, 4th and 5th May 2015.

The course will be taught by Professor Anthony Green from the University of Bedfordshire.
This course introduces key principles in the assessment of languages for academic purposes. It will cover basic theoretical considerations, and offer practical guidance for building tests and classroom assessments for the range of purposes involved: assessments that take account of the distinctive characteristics of academic language use.

The cost of this two day course is €450 (€350 for ALTE Members/Affiliates).

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ALTE Course on Excel for Assessment Professionals - 4 May 2015


ALTE will run a one-day course on ‘Excel for Assessment Professionals’ on Monday 4th May 2015 at the Scandic Bergen City Hotel in Bergen, Norway.
The course will be run by Jane Lloyd, ALTE Validation Unit Manager, and will be a practical, hands-on course for people working in assessment who would like to know more about how to use Excel as part of their exam analysis procedures, and how to prepare and edit charts and tables for use in reports.
The cost of the one-day course will be €160 (€140 for Members and Affiliates).

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ALTE SIG (Special Interest Group) Meetings, Arnhem, the Netherlands - 26 February 2015


Cito will host the ALTE SIG Meetings in Arnhem, the Netherlands, 26 – 27 February 2015. The SIGs are open to representatives of ALTE Members and Institutional Affiliates.

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To register, please go to www.alte.org/event/