AVEL is a three-year study funded by a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES): R305A170151 Improving the Accuracy of Academic Vocabulary Assessment for English Language Learners

The study has two primary aims:

  • To better understand the factors that affect performance of English language learners (ELs) on assessments of academic vocabulary.
  • To use this knowledge to refine an existing assessment of academic vocabulary so that it is psychometrically and theoretically sound for ELs.

Grant Progress Reports

Year 1 Progress Report

Year 2 Progress Report