VIDEO RECORDINGS FROM THE ALTE 1ST INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL SYMPOSIUM

For more information about the presentations, consult the Abstracts and Biographies Document. Plenary presentations are immediately below. Scroll down to find the other presentations from the three days of the event. Please note that due to different reasons, not all sessions are available. 

PLENARY PRESENTATIONS

Not just different, but better

Nick Saville

Multilingual assessment integrated with language policy: Lessons from research and new initiatives for equality and justice

Elana Shohamy

Can tests be fair and valid?

Barry O'Sullivan

Language testing ethics, and our place in the ecosystem

Bart Deygers

OTHER PRESENTATIONS: Wednesday 28th April 2021

OECD: The PISA 2025 Foreign Language Assessment, Catalina Covacevich

Measuring cognitive processes in assessment contexts, Elaine Schmidt

What's the point of assessment? ? Making it fit for humans, Amy Devine and Tom Booth  - Only Power Point slides available

Slides Presentation Amy Devine and Tom Booth

Optimiser l'arbitrage grâce à la notation automatique, Dominique Casanova

Personalised Assessment, Mark Elliott

Using Data, Andrew Caines

LAMI WORKSHOP

An introduction to the theme ‘Uneven profiles’, Brian North

From watching to reaction and finally to action: a brief history of remote proctoring, Vincent Folny

The ALTE Principles of Good Practice 2020 – Origins - Principles - Practice - Support – Dr Nick Saville & Dr Waldemar Martyniuk

The ALTE Principles of Good Practice - Contributions from ALTE Members - Dr Dina Vilcu, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

The ALTE Principles of Good Practice - Contributions from ALTE Members - Kateřina Vodičková, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

The ALTE Principles of Good Practice - critical reflections and comments by Salomé Villa Larenas, The Latin American Association for Language Testing and Assessment, (LAALTA)

The ALTE Principles of Good Practice - critical reflections and comments by Peter Lenz, European Association for Language Testing and Assessment (EALTA)

Thursday 29th April 2021 

Eaquals: Looking back, looking forward - Lessons learned from the ongoing Covid emergency, Lou McLaughlin

Is large-scale testing antithetical to learning-oriented language assessment? Part 1, Jessica Wu, Liying Cheng, Nick Saville

Is large-scale testing antithetical to learning-oriented language assessment? Part 2, Atta Gebril

Is large-scale testing antithetical to learning-oriented language assessment? Part 3, Tony Green

Is large-scale testing antithetical to learning-oriented language assessment? Part 4, Q&A

GDPR and Remote Proctoring, Ian Hanahoe

Implications of the CEFR-Companion Volume for language assessment, Brian North

Helping or hindering? The opportunities and challenges of assessing interactional skills using video-call technology, Hye-won Lee and Mina Patel

Portuguese as a Foreign Language in China: testing challenges in future regarding contexts, profiles and pandemic restrictions, Catarina Gaspar, Maria Jose Grosso and Milena Sousa

Social justice and structural racism: the role of language, language tests and language testers, Cecilie Hamnes Carlsen

Adaptive testing: New challenges in assessment. Case study of esPro, Marta Garcia and Yiannis Papargyris

Scholarship Winning Presentations (1):

Using multilevel path analysis to model factors affecting collocational knowledge, Ivy Chen;

Integrated reading-into-writing tasks: Do they really generate authentic and complex cognitive processes?,  Alina Reid

Scholarship Winning Presentations (2):

Mediating communication by plurilingual speakers in Madrid: a roadmap to assessing online and on-site social practices in post-Covid times, Antonio Ramos-Alvarez;

Item performance in context: Differential item functioning between pilot and formal administration of the Norwegian Language Test, Ga Young Yoon

Council of Europe Education Policy Division: Plurilingual and intercultural education for democracy, Ahmet-Murat Kılıç

Council of Europe European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML): The dynamics of multilingual assessment, Sarah Breslin and Jose Noijons

Assessing less commonly taught languages in times of declining enrolments and Covid: Addressing challenges and creating opportunities. Part 1, Koen van Gorp

Assessing less commonly taught languages in times of declining enrolments and Covid: Addressing challenges and creating opportunities. Part 2, Dina Vilcu

Assessing less commonly taught languages in times of declining enrolments and Covid: Addressing challenges and creating opportunities. Part 3, Ina Ferbežar

Assessing less commonly taught languages in times of declining enrolments and Covid: Addressing challenges and creating opportunities. Part 4, Emyr Davies

Inclusivity issues in language assessment, Ron Zeronis

'I teach in a non-traditional way so I need non-traditional assessment': Teachers' assessment beliefs and practices in virtual exchange, Anna Czura

Automarking as a supplementary tool for arbitration between raters, Dominique Casanova

Impacto del COVID en el presente y el futuro de los exámenes de dominio del Instituto Cervantes, Javier Fruns Giminez y Ines Soria Pastor

Language educators working online during the Covid-19 pandemic: Learning, teaching and assessment practices in the limelight, Jenny Liontou

Statistical procedures for enhancing the fairness of TYS, Burak Aydin

Online proctoring: what opportunities beyond Covid-19?, Alice Niezborala

Friday 30th April

Working towards positive washback: Aligning mediation tasks to the CEFR, Caroline Shackleton and Adolfo Sanchez Cuadrado

Chances and challenges of online testing for sign language proficiency, Tobias Haug

Fair and just arrangements for dyslexic test takers? Hanne Lauvik and Stine Sørlie

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Integrating mediation skills into a computer-based speaking test, Jing Xu and Annabelle Pinnington

Standard Setting in the Covid world, Jane Lloyd

Challenges for the workplace language proficiency assessment: a case study in the aviation environment, Neil Bullock

Exámenes adaptativos. Nuevos retos para la evaluación. LC USAL esPro. Un estudio de caso, Marta García

GDPR and automarking, Ian Hanahoe

Let's give teachers a hand, Marie-Therese Swabey

What challenges might there be for language assessment in the 2020s? Lynda Taylor

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