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Research Group: Special Interest Group in Language Testing and Assessment (SIGLTA)

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This is a forum for Postgraduate students to share their interests in the field of Language Testing and Assessment and Quantitative Research Methodologies

The Special Interest Group in Language Testing and Assessment (SIG LTA) was founded in 2017 to increase the University of Southampton’s profile in the fields in educational measurement and language assessment.

The aims of SIGLTA are:

  • To understand fundamental aspects of language testing
  • To research test impact on society and educational systems
  • To investigate current issues in language testing and assessment through mixed-research methodologies
  • To practice statistical packages in conducting research studies
  • To bridge testing research with testing industry practices

PGR Student Leaders

  • Lizbeth Morales Berlanga
  • Ahmad Khidhr Alzahrani
  • Lulu Zhang
  • Ricardo de la Garza Cano

SIGLTA is a postgraduate student-led reading/research group within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

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