Research

Interests

  • Language testing and assessment
  • Corpus-based analysis
  • Korean language program

Research area 1: Language assessment and linguistic features

  • Kim, S. (2019, March). Assessing grammatical features in second language writing: A corpus-based analysis for rating scale validation. Paper to be presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Kim, S. (2018, September). Predicting CEFR proficiency level using grammatical criterial features. Paper presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Kim, S., Reed, D. J., Ohlrogge, A., Kim, H., Van Gorp, K., Isbell, D. R. (2018, March). Investigating the textual complexity of essay benchmarks at different levels on a scale within the CEFR B2 range. Work-in-progress presented at the Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC), Ames, Iowa, USA.
  • Kim, S. (2017, March). Examining the grammatical criterial features for CEFR levels in a learner corpus of written English. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Research area 2: Korean language-related studies

  • Kim, S. (2018, March). Capital, Ideology, and Value Creation: A case study of an American learner of Korean. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Kim, S., & Park, O.-S. (2016, October). Validation of a Korean Speaking Proficiency Assessment. Poster presented at the Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT) conference, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.

Last updated: November 2018

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