The IELTS Research Committee, comprising representatives of the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, is pleased to announce the awarding of the 2011 Caroline Clapham IELTS Masters Award to Kellie Frost, for her dissertation submitted to The University of Melbourne entitled “Investigating the validity of an integrated listening-speaking task: A discourse-based analysis of test takers’ oral performances.” The dissertation was supervised by Prof Catherine Elder.
The award, which carries a prize of £1000, will be formally presented
to the winner at the annual Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC)
in April 2012.
The Caroline Clapham IELTS Masters Award is presented annually to the Master’s-level dissertation or thesis in English which makes the most significant contribution to the field of language testing. Qualified individuals who would like to join the 2012 competition are invited to visit the grants page for details of the competition and submission guidelines.
Congratulations to Ms Frost!