Pre-conference Workshops - 1 July 2021

As part of this year’s New Directions Colombia conference, we have five exciting Pre-conference workshops for you to choose from on Thursday 1 July. The workshops are on different aspects of language testing and assessment. Read the abstracts and listen to the presenters talk about their workshops: 

Thursday 1 July 2021

8:00 - 09:30 (GMT- 5)
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Workshop 1
How Language Assessment Works: Speaking 
Christopher Redmond

Workshop 2
Classroom-based writing assessment: 'Task wording affects writing task difficulty. Discuss.'
Carolyn Westbrook & Richard Spiby

10:00 -11:30 (GMT- 5)
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Workshop 3
Validity and validation processes: basic concepts and possible applications
Neus Figueras & Oscar Soler-Canela

Workshop 4
Introduction to Item Writing for Classroom-Based Assessment
Philip Horne & Olena Rossi

Workshop 5
Fundamentals of Data Visualization 
Dylan Burton & Richard Spiby

Pre-conference workshops (1 July 2021)
Standard USD $18 

Early bird
(Available until 20 May 2021)

USD $14
Main conference + Pre-conference workshops (1-3 July 2021)
Standard USD $55
Early bird
(Available until 20 May 2021)
USD $42

Learn more about the Programme

Register here!

In order to make the workshops as interactive and engaging as possible, places are limited to 30 participants per workshop. You can choose to register for the main conference and the workshops (1-3 July) or for the workshops only (1 July).

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