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Call for Papers


2nd Annual AALA Conference

May 1 & 2, 2015

Bangkok, Thailand


Deadline for submission: January 20, 2015 (has passed; Thank you)



Theme: Assessing English Language Ability: Issues and Trends


As the theme is broad, we are interested in abstracts on the following sub-themes:

  • assessment practices (such as classroom and large-scale assessment; teacher-developed and professional-staff developed),

  • qualities of assessments and assessment practices (such as validation, consistency, fairness, consequences, etc.), and

  • new concerns (such as computer-based assessments, automated scoring and automated feedback)


Deadline: January 20, 2015

Decisions: February 15, 2015


Abstracts are invited in the following three categories:


Papers (30 minutes duration): conceptual or empirical research

Posters (from independent researchers, students, faculty) about new tests, developments, procedures, or ideas

Posters (from professional assessment agencies – universities, non-profit or commercial organizations) about new tests, developments, procedures or ideas


Abstracts should not be more than 350 words (including references) in single space and on one page submitted as an attachment without your name or affiliation.


Submission of abstracts to:


Conference details:

Host: English as an International Language Program, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University

Venue: Mercure Bangkok Siam (

Conference Chairs: Antony John Kunnan and David Qian

Local Chair: Jirada Wudthayagorn


For any inquiries, write to:


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