Rater judgments and word difficulty: Conceptualizing the substantive validity of the VST

Derek N. Canning, Stuart McLean, Joseph P. Vitta - The substantive component of construct validity requires a confrontation between empirical…

Developing a discipline-specific corpus and high-frequency word list for science and engineering students in graduate school

Suwako Uehara, Hibiya Haraki, Stuart McLean - Japanese graduate school students in the field of science and engineering need to…

Measuring attrition of L2 productive vocabulary knowledge over the summer vacation

Brandon Kramer, Tohru Matsuo, Aaron C. Sponseller, Young Ae Kim, Suzuka Nishiyama, Stuart McLean - Iin this study we investigate…

Comparisons of word lists on new word level checker

Atsushi Mizumoto, Geoffrey G. Pinchbeck, Stuart McLean - This paper introduces a novel online vocabulary profiling application called the New…

Correlations of modalities of written vocabulary knowledge to listening and reading proficiency: A comparison

Jeffrey Stewart, Stuart McLean, Aaron Olaf Batty - In recent years, there has been increasing debate and research regarding which…

The internal consistency and accuracy of automatically scored written receptive meaning-recall data: A preliminary study

Stuart McLean, Paul Raine, Geoffrey G. Pinchbeck, Laura Huston, Young Ae Kim, Suzuka Nishiyama, Shotaro Ueno - Vocableveltest.org is a…

Letter from the 2017 Vocabulary SIG Symposium Organizers

Brandon Kramer, Stuart McLean - Letter from the 2017 Vocabulary SIG Symposium Organizers.

An empirical examination of the effect of guessing on vocabulary size test scores

Stuart McLean, Brandon Kramer, Jeffrey Stewart - The Vocabulary Size Test (VST) was created to provide a reliable estimate of…

Estimations of Japanese University Learners’ English Vocabulary Sizes Using the Vocabulary Size Test

Stuart McLean, Nicholas Hogg, Brandon Kramer - Measuring students' lexica is time-consuming, as one sitting of the Vocabulary Size Test…

Vocabulary learning through an online computerized flashcard site

Stuart McLean , Nicholas Hogg, Thomas W. Rush - Recent research has shown that paired associate learning is an effective…