Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor
TESL/Applied Linguistics, Iowa State University

Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of TESL/applied linguistics, is Co-Editor of the Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series. Her research explores issues at the intersection of computer technology and applied linguistics. Her books are Computer applications in second language acquisition: Foundations for teaching, testing, and research (Cambridge University Press, 2001) and English language learning and technology: Lectures on applied linguistics in the age of information and communication technology (John Benjamins, 2003). Other books focus on language assessment and research methods: Assessing language through technology (Chapelle & Douglas; Cambridge University Press, 2006), Inference and generalizability in applied linguistics (Chalhoub-Deville, Chapelle & Duff, editors; John Benjamins Publishing, 2006), ESOL tests and testing: A resource for teachers and administrators (Stoynoff & Chapelle; TESOL Publications, 2005). Her most recent books are Building a validity argument for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (Routledge, 2008) and Tips for teaching with CALL (Pearson-Longman, 2008).

She is Past President of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (2006-2007) and former editor of TESOL Quarterly (1999-2004), Her papers have appeared in journals such as TESOL Quarterly, Language Learning, Language Testing, and Language Learning & Technology, as well as in Handbooks and Encyclopedias of Applied Linguistics. She teaches courses in applied linguistics at Iowa State University and has taught in Arizona, Denmark, Hawai'i, Michigan, Spain, and Quebec. She has lectured at conferences in Canada, Chile, England, France, Germany, Japan, Iceland, Mexico, Morocco, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, and Taiwan.

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