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Thom Hudson, Associate Professor of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawaii, and co-editor of the electronic journal Reading in a Foreign Language, received his BS degree in sociology at the University of California at Berkeley and his MA degree in TESOL and Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has been on the SLS faculty at the University of Hawaii at Manoa since 1989.
His research has concentrated on second language reading, second language testing, English for Specific Purposes, and Program development. He has had a long term interest in criterion-referenced testing in particular. He is also currently interested in computer and web-based testing. His research has appeared in the journals Language Learning, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, TESOL Quarterly, Language Testing, Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, and Language and Communication. He has co-authored Developing Prototypic Measures of Cross-Cultural Pragmatics, with E. Detmer & J.D. Brown, Designing Second Language Performance Assessments, with J. Norris, J.D. Brown, and J. Yoshioka, and An Investigation of Second Language Task-Based Performance Assessments, with J.D. Brown, J. Norris, and W. Bonk, and Criterion-Referenced Language Testing, with J.D. Brown. Additionally, he co-edited A Focus on Language Test Development with J.D. Brown. He also has chapters in several books.

Martyn K. Clark is pursuing a PhD in Second Language Acquisition in the Department of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, from which he also received his MA in English as a Second Language. His main interest is language testing and assessment, particularly the assessment of second language listening ability. While at the University of Hawaii, Martyn has been involved in placement test revision at both the Hawaii English Language Program (HELP) and the English Language Institute (ELI). He has also taught undergraduate courses in both second language testing and second language teaching.





















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