2022 Language Assessment Research Conference

2022 Language Assessment Research Conference

Held in conjunction with MwALT and ECOLT


The Role of Assessment in Transforming Second Language Pedagogy


September 15-17, 2022

Hyde Park, Chicago, IL

Welcome to LARC 2022!

Held in conjunction with the Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT)

and the East Coast Organization of Language Testers (ECOLT)


The University of Chicago is pleased to announce that it will host the 2022 Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC) in conjunction with the MwALT and ECOLT 2022 Conferences. These conferences will take place September 15-17, 2022, in Chicago, Illinois.

The theme for LARC-MwALT-ECOLT 2022 is ‘The Role of Assessment in Transforming Second Language Pedagogy’ and will examine the many ways that assessment can inform innovation and ultimately the transformation of language teaching practices.

Registration is now closed.

David Rubenstein Forum

This year’s conference will be held in the David Rubenstein Forum, a brand new conference center on University of Chicago campus. Learn more about the Forum.

Conference Organizing Committee

Ahmet Dursun, University of Chicago (Chair)

Gary J. Ockey, Iowa State University

Carol A. Chapelle, Iowa State University

Liying Cheng, Queen’s University

Jee Wha Dakin, ETS

Okim Kang, Northern Arizona University

Meg Malone, ACTFL

Lia Plakans, University of Iowa

Troy Cox, Brigham Young University

Local Organizing Committee

Catherine Baumann, University of Chicago

Nicholas Swinehart, University of Chicago

Phuong Nguyen, University of Chicago


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