Language Testing at Lancaster
The Language Testing at Lancaster (LTL) course is for those individuals or teams whose work or personal interests involve them in language test construction and development at the local or national level.
Weeks 1 and 2 of LTL will help participants build on their knowledge of language testing by providing theoretical input on issues central to language testing hands-on opportunities to develop test items.
In addition, two further 1-week courses focus on the analysis of test data. Week 1 focuses on the role of inferential statistics in classical test theory while week 2 offers an introduction to modern test theory.
Dates in 2013
Weeks 1 and 2: Monday, 15 July to Friday, 26 July
Classical Test Theory: Monday, 29 July - Friday, 2 August
Introduction to Modern Test Theory: Monday, 5 August - Friday, 9 August
Course Director: Dr Rita Green
Dr Tineke Brunfaut, Dr Luke Harding, Ms Carol Spoettl
MA in Language Testing (by distance)
The Linguistics Department also offers an MA in Language Testing (by distance), starting in September of each year.