Research

 

Research Interests

  • Assessment
  • Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods
  • Integrated Language Skills
  • Language Testing
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Research Papers & Presentations

  • Lin, Y.-C. T. (June 23, 2017). Assessing cognitive operation difficulty in integrated reading-writing tasks: The test taker instrument development using summary writing tasks as stimuli. Paper, the 4th Asian Association for Language Assessment (AALA) Conference, The Language Training and Testing Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Lin, Y.-C. T. & Chen, S.-B. (June 24, 2016). An Innovative Online Testing and Rating System for the Integrated Reading-Writing Assessment Research. Demo, Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) 2016, University of Palermo, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
  • Lin, Y.-C. T. (April 10, 2016). Comparison of Evaluating English Writing with the e-Rater and Human Raters. Poster, American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2016 Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Lin, Y.-C. T. (June 24, 2011). Exploring Integrated Reading-Writing Constructs through SEM: Relationships among L2 Proficiency, Strategy Use, and Summary Performance. Work in Progress, the 33rd Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC 2011), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
  • Lin, Y.-C. T. (March 27, 2010). Scoring Integrated English Writing: Use of Holistic and Analytic Rubrics. Workshop, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 2010 Convention, Boston Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Lin, Y.-C. T. (March 9, 2010). Assessing EFL Learners’ Integrated Writing Skills and Related Factors: Validity and Reliability Issues in Scoring. Paper, American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2010 Annual Conference, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Lin, Y.-C. T. (November 7, 2009). Assessing EFL Integrated Writing and Related Factors: Test Task Development. Paper, Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT) 2009 Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
  • Lin, Y.-C. (June 13, 2009). An EFL Teacher’s Education on Critical Literacy in the USA and Practice in Taiwan. Paper, International Society for Language Studies (ISLS) 2009 Conference, Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Lin, Y.-C. (January 5, 2009). Readers’ Perceptions of First and Second Languages: Does L1 Reading Influence L2 Reading? Paper, the 7th Hawaii International Conference on Education, Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  • Lin, Y.-C. (2006). Taiwanese EFL Learners’ Difficulties in English Grapheme-Phoneme Correspondences. The Proceedings of 2006 International Conference and Workshop on TEFL and Applied Linguistics, 278-286, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Chen, S.-B., Hsu, Y.-C., Hu, C.-W.,& Lin, Y.-C. (2006). Applying S-P Chart Analysis as Feedback Mechanism in SCORM Assessment Material. Demo, International Plugfest Ⅱ in conjunction with The 2006 International Conference on SCORM—SCORM 2004 Product Demonstrations, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Lin, Y.-C. (2005). Letter-Sound Correspondences that Taiwanese EFL Teachers Need to Emphasize to Learners. Paper, the 14th International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Lin, Y.-C. (2002). Native Chinese Speakers’ English Pronunciation Problems with Consonants: A Review with Theoretical and Practical Suggestions. Paper, the 4th Pan-Asian Conference and 11th International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching (ETA-ROC), Taipei, Taiwan.