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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 DDG Recipient Updates: Heidi Liu Banerjee & Jessie Curtis

Two TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipients recently wrote to TIRF headquarters to share information about some exciting updates. In this piece, we note the accomplishments of Dr. Heidi Liu Banerjee and Dr. Jessie Curtis and provide information about some of their recent professional activities. We are pleased to share

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TIRF Intern Wyatt Boykin Reflects on Service

As my internship with TIRF draws to a close after only four short months, I’d like to share some parting thoughts. First, a bit of background—this internship has fulfilled a degree requirement for my Master’s in International Education Management (IEM) here at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

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TIRF Turns Twenty – Quiz #3

Earlier this year, we announced that TIRF would be offering a series of quizzes about its organizational and programmatic history. It is now time to release the third quiz in the four-quiz series! We invite you to take this “TIRF test” between now and the end of January – click

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Chair’s Report, By Kathi Bailey – Wishful Thinking

One-point-six billion dollars. I can hardly imagine such a huge number. How many zeros are involved? I think in numerals it must be written as $1,600,000,000. Eight zeros after the one-point-six. That was the jackpot in the October U.S. mega-lottery last week. I’ve heard that the odds of winning are

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