The Business Communication Unit of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura organized a Workshop on “Language Testing” for the Academic Staff of the Business Communication Unit on 24th July 2017 from 9.00 am to 12. 00 pm at the Board Room of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce.
The workshop was conducted by Prof. Priyanvada Abeywickrama from the Department of English Language and Literature, San Francisco State University. She is co-editor of TESOL’s Applied Linguistics Interest Section forum and is co-author with H. D. Brown of Language Assessment: Principles and Classroom Practices (2nd ed.). Her research combines her interests in language assessment with issues in second language literacy. A secondary area of her research is discourse analysis in code switching. She frequently presents her research at the annual conferences of International TESOL, the American Association for Applied Linguistics, and the Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC).