Presentations

LaFlair, G. T., Forest, R. W., & Fisher, A. M. (2016). Corpora and alignment in a university IEP. Paper presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL), Ames, IA.

LaFlair, G. T. & Richardson, W. (2016). Improving post-entry language assessment: An overview of an in-house test. Paper to be presented at the Southeast Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (SETESOL), Louisville, KY.

LaFlair, G. T., & Staples, S. (2016). Applications of Corpus Linguistics for Investigating Target Domain Language in High Stakes Assessments. Paper presented in the joint ILTA and AAAL invited colloquium Connecting Corpus Linguistics and Language Assessment at the American Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Orlando, FL.

LaFlair, G. T. (2016). Meeting the demands of accreditation and best practice by using R, Shiny, and SQLite. Work in progress presented at the Georgetown University Round Table (GURT), Georgetown University.

LaFlair, G. T., Sarver, W., & Pippin, Z. (2016). The Missing Piece: Alignment of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. Paper presented at the English USA Professional Development conference, Monterey, CA.

Staples, S., Egbert, J., & LaFlair, G. T. (2015). A multi-dimensional comparison of oral proficiency interviews to conversation, academic, and professional spoken registers. Paper presented at the Corpus Linguistics (CL) conference, Lancaster, UK.

Banerjee, J. & LaFlair, G. T. (2014). Expanding bias investigations: The influence of reasons for taking the MELAB. Paper presented at the Mid-west Association of Language Testers (MwALT) conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Gutierrez-Arvizu, M. N., LaFlair, G. T., & Isbell, D. (2014). Using circle-arc to equate placement tests in small language programs. Paper presented at the Mid-west Association of Language Testers (MwALT) conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Isbell, D., Gutierrez-Arvizu, M. N., & LaFlair, G. T. (2014). Is equating reasonable for small-scale language testing programs? Paper presented at Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC), Amsterdam, Netherlands.

LaFlair, G. T. (2014). Developing a post-admissions business language assessment. Paper presented at the Mid-west Association of Language Testers (MwALT) conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

LaFlair, G. T. & Egbert, J. (2014). Introduction to graphics with R. A workshop given at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics conference (AACL), Flagstaff, AZ.

LaFlair, G. T., Egbert, J., & Staples, S. (2014). Comparing oral profciency interviews to academic and professional spoken registers. Paper presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics conference (AACL), Flagstaff, AZ.

Plonsky, L., LaFlair, G. T., & Egbert, J. (2014). Bootstrapped t-tests and ANOVAs: Using data reanalysis to assess their potential in L2 research. Paper presented at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Portland, OR.

Staples, S., LaFlair, G. T., & Egbert, J. (2014). Investigating the multi-faceted nature of speaking performance with a multivariate method. Paper presented at the Mid-west Association of Language Testers (MwALT) conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

LaFlair, G. T. (2013). Calibrating a test of business English. Poster presented at the Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT), Lansing, MI.

LaFlair, G. T., Egbert, J., & Miller, D. (2012). Structural compression and elaboration across levels of ESL reading textbook series. Paper presented at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Boston, MA.

Davidson, J. & LaFlair, G. T. (2011). Resumes and curriculum vitae. A Workshop presented at the Michigan Writing Center Association (MWCA), Muskegon, MI.

LaFlair, G. T. (2011). ESL students’ development of self-regulatory writing skills. Paper presented at Arizona TESOL state conference (AZ-TESOL) in Prescott, AZ.

LaFlair, G. T. & Egbert, J. (2011). Grammatical complexity in ESL reading textbooks. Paper presented at Mini AZ-TESOL, Flagstaff, AZ.