Lorena Llosa to Talk in GC’s Skylight Room

Join us as NYU Professor of Education Lorena Llosa comes to the GC to talk about Assessment in the Foreign Language Classroom on Friday, February 26 at 2 PM. Her talk will be held in the Skylight Room of the Graduate Center, room 9206. The full title of her talk is Assessment in the Foreign Language Classroom: Basic Principles and Exciting Possibilities. ILETC, CILC, and The Department of World Languages at CSI (CUNY) are co-sponsoring this event.

Lorena Llosa is Associate Professor of Education in the Steinhardt School’s Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University. Trained as an applied linguist specializing in language assessment, she conducts most of her research in the context of K-16 education.

Her scholarship in assessment addresses validity issues related to the uses of assessments to evaluate English learners’ language and academic skills. Prior to joining New York University, she worked as a research analyst for the Los Angeles Unified School District where she directed a large-scale evaluation of a computer-based literacy program. She also served as a research analyst at the Center for the Study of Evaluation/CRESST at UCLA, where she worked on the development of performance assessments in English and Spanish.

For more information, please see our flyer below or contact us at ILETC@gc.cuny.edu.