​Assistant Professor
English Language and Linguistics (ELL),
National Institute of Education

Office Number: (65) 6790-3475

Biographical Profile
Dr Vahid Aryadoust is Assistant Professor in the English Language and Literature Academic Group. He is the Associate Director of the Global Listening Center, and a member of international associations such as the International Listening Association, American Association of Applied Linguistics, and the Cognitive Science Society. Dr Aryadoust has led multiple language assessment projects funded by, for example, Cambridge-Michigan Language Assessment (CaMLA) in 2013 and 2010, and published his research in Language Testing, Language Assessment Quarterly, Assessing Writing, Educational Assessment, Educational Psychology, and Computer Assisted Language Learning, etc. He has also (co)authored multiple book chapters and books published by Routledge, Cambridge University Press, Springer, Cambridge Scholar Publishing, Wiley Blackwell, etc. In addition, Dr Aryadoust has served as the Principle Guest Editor of a special issue on assessing writing published in Educational Psychology (2017) and the Co-Principle Guest Editor of learners’ listening special issue published in The International Journal of Listening (2016). He is a member of the Advisory Board of several international journals including Language Testing (UK, Sage Publisher), Language Assessment Quarterly (USA, Taylor & Francis), Educational Assessment (USA, Taylor & Francis), Educational Psychology (UK, Taylor & Francis), APJE (UK, Taylor & Francis), and The Japan Association for Language Teaching's Testing & Evaluation SIG (Japan). His most current project is a two-volume book entitled Quantitative data analysis for language assessment (Vol 1: Fundamental techniques; Vol 2: Advanced methods) to be published by Routledge.
Research Interests

Eye-tracking research
Assessment of oral and written language
Quantitative data analysis (i.e., latent class and latent variable models)
Neurocognitive processes in language assessment, production and comprehension

Research Interest in the Neuroscience of Learning and Education

Neurocognitive processes in language assessment, production and comprehension