PhD, University of California Los Angeles
JD has spoken and taught courses in more than forty countries ranging from Brazil to Yugoslavia. He has also authored or co-authored a number of books and published numerous journal articles and book chapters (on wide-ranging topics including language curriculum development, language testing, language testing in Japan, testing L2 pragmatics, performance testing, criterion-referenced language testing, ideas for classroom assessment, using surveys in language programs, doing quantitative and qualitative research, connected speech, quantitative research methods, mixed methods research, and heritage language curriculum).
Areas of Expertise:
- Language Testing
- Language Curriculum Development
- Language Program Evaluation
- Quantitative Research Methods
- Mixed-Methods Research
- Connected Speech
Brown, J. D. (2017). Developing and using rubrics in language classroom assessment. Proceedings of the 2017 PKETA International Conference: Future perspectives on English language education. Pan-Korea English Teachers Association and Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea.
Brown, J. D. (2017). Forty years of doing second language testing, curriculum, and research: So what? Language Teaching, 50(2), pp. 276–289.
Brown, J. D. (2017). Test review of the Comprehensive Receptive and Expressive Vocabulary Test (3rd ed.) [CREVT-3]. In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & J. L. Jonson (Eds.), The Twentieth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 219–221). The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.
Brown, J. D. (2017). Test review of the International Teaching Assistant Speaking Assessment [ITASA]. In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & J. L. Jonson (Eds.), The Twentieth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 413–415). The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.
Brown, J. D., & Trace, J. (2017). Classroom assessment. In E. Hinkel (Ed.), Handbook of research in second language teaching and learning: Volume III (pp. 490–505). New York: Routledge.
Trace, J., Brown, J. D., Janssen, G., & Kozhevnikova, L. (2017). Determining cloze item difficulty from item and passage characteristics across learner backgrounds. Language Testing, 33(1), 151–174.