Chapelle earns Lifetime Achievement Award from International Language Testing Association

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Iowa State University Distinguished Professor Carol Chapelle is the recipient of the 2012 Cambridge/ International Language Testing Association Lifetime Achievement Award.

Chapelle is a faculty member in the TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language)/Applied Linguistics program in ISU’s Department of English. She was honored for her many contributions to the language testing field, including the use of computer technology.

"She has been a leader in investigating the potential of the technology to enhance language assessment, while at the same time maintaining a critical perspective by acknowledging problem areas and challenges," according to Elana Shohamy, the Lifetime Achievement Award committee chair. Award announcement letter