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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.)

Chair’s Report, By Kathi Bailey – A History of Thanks

Autumn is traditionally a time of giving thanks. Here in the northern hemisphere, the Canadians have already celebrated their Thanksgiving Day. In the US, we will be celebrating on Thursday, November 25th. Thinking about this month’s Chair’s Report, I wondered about the etymology of the word thanks. A blog called

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TIRF Vice President Jun Liu Gives Keynote at ETA-ROC Conference

From November 12 to 14, the English Teachers’ Association-Republic of China (ETA-ROC) hosted both its 30th International Symposium on English Language Teaching and Learning and the 23rd International Conference and Workshop on TEFL and Applied Linguistics in Taipei, Taiwan. TIRF’s Vice President, Jun Liu, was the keynote speaker for the

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Support TIRF this Year on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is coming up next week – Tuesday, November 30th – and TIRF is hoping you will consider making a donation to the Foundation on a day designed to help nonprofit organizations during the giving season. According to the #GivingTuesday website, “GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by

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Unveiling TIRF’s New-Look Website

We are excited to share with TIRF supporters our new-look website and revised logo! The results of a months-long process this summer behind the scenes at TIRF is a modern website with new functionality, refreshed features, an improved user experience, and a new color palate. These updates work together to

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