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John Norris

NorrisPrincipal Research Scientist, Educational Testing Service

PhD, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

John Norris works in the areas of language testing, program evaluation, and language pedagogy, and he is particularly interested in task-based language education, meta-analysis, and educational assessment. John’s recent books explore language teaching (Task-based language teaching: A reader), evaluation (Toward useful program evaluation in college foreign language education), assessment (Validity evaluation in language assessment), and research synthesis (Synthesizing research on language learning and teaching). He speaks and conducts research in German, Spanish, and Portuguese, as well as English, and he is an avid runner/hiker/surfer.