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TIRF DDG recipients

Recipients and Findings

The Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) was held online this year from June 14 to 17, and as has been the custom for several years, TIRF was represented there. At the awards ceremony, plaques were given to seven TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipients – five 2019 TIRF DDG recipients and two 2020 awardees. (Since last year’s LTRC event was cancelled due to the pandemic, recognizing the 2019 grantees was not possible.)

TIRF at LTRC 2016

The Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC), which is the annual meeting of the International Language Testing Association (ILTA), was held in Palermo, Sicily (Italy), June 20–24, 2016. LTRC is an important event for TIRF, particularly because each year, thanks to a generous donation from Cambridge English Language Assessment, we recognize

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Cambridge and Laureate Establish OLLReN

  Editor’s note: Mr. Ben Knight, Director for ELT Research & Teacher Development at Cambridge University Press, shares information with TIRF Today readers about the establishment and activities of OLLReN. Laureate International Universities and Cambridge University Press (CUP) have set up the Online Language Learning Research Network (OLLReN) to support

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Chair’s Report, By Kathi Bailey – The Dog Days of Summer

Dear TIRF Today Readers, Like many readers of this newsletter, I spend a fair amount of time writing. On a regular basis I write letters of recommendation, articles, forewords and prefaces, book chapters, research reports, reviews of manuscripts, and countless emails. It is interesting that the most difficult writing I

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