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The English Language Arts (ELA) Learning and Assessment group at ETS has expertise in reading, writing, natural language processing, cognitive psychology and the learning sciences.
ELA team members contributed to research in the areas of:
Team members are working on projects designed to inform innovative solutions to improve students' literacy. These solutions involve:
Sparks, J.R., & van Rijn, P., Deane, P. (in press). Assessing source evaluation skills of middle school students using learning progressions. Educational Assessment.
Song, Y., Sparks, J. R., & Guzman-Orth, D. (2021). Investigating student performance on an assessment tool to support the development of English learners' argumentation skills. Computer Assisted Language Learning.