Studies & Other Reports

Studies and Reports

CALPER Corpus Community Reports
various
Publication Type: PDF
various

CALPER's Corpus Community Reports consist of a set of documents  where language educators describe their corpus projects or their studies and some relate their experiences compiling and analyzing copora and learner language. The Corpus Community Reports are intended to provide those interested in working with copora with first... Read more

Language Learning in Study Abroad: Case Histories of Americans in France - Celeste Kinginger, Penn Sate
Celeste Kinginger, Penn Sate
Publication Type: PDF
2009

Published as: The Modern Language Journal, Volume 92, Monograph, 2008
Study abroad (SA) has long been understood as a major source of foreign language competence for American students. Based on a large-scale, national assessment project, Carroll (1967) named time spent abroad as one of the most potent variables predicting... Read more

Investigating Assessment Perceptions and Practices in the Advanced Foreign Language Classroom - Elana Shohamy, Ofra Inbar-Lourie, Matthew E. Poehner, Penn State
Elana Shohamy, Ofra Inbar-Lourie, Matthew E. Poehner
Publication Type: PDF
2008

This paper reports on the research results of a survey conducted in 2005-06 to examine issues relating to advanced language proficiency (ALP) and its assessment in classroom settings. Specifically, it focuses on the views of language teachers of varied backgrounds (in Foreign Languages, and English as a Second Language, at both high schools and... Read more

Language Learning in Study Abroad: Case Histories of Americans in France - Celeste Kinginger, Penn State
Celeste Kinginger, Penn State
Publication Type: PDF
2008

Study abroad (SA) has long been understood as a major source of foreign language competence for American students. Based on a large-scale, national assessment project, Carroll (1967) named time spent abroad as one of the most potent variables predicting language proficiency. Based on this solid proof claim, researchers have since investigated... Read more