Journal articles, test and book reviews

43. Cai, Y. & Kunnan, A. J. (2020). Mapping the fluctuating effect of strategy use on

English reading performance for nursing students. Language Testing, 37, 280-309.   

42. Cai, Y., & Kunnan, A. J. (2019). Detecting the language thresholds of the effect of

background knowledge on an LSP reading performance: A case of the island ridge curve. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 42, 1-32.

41. Kunnan, A. J. & Liao, L. (2019). Modeling young learners’ self-assessment, learning attitude, and test performance. The Journal of Asia TEFL, 15, 701-710.

40. Kunnan, A. J. (2019). An agenda for language assessment research and pedagogy. The  Journal of Asia TEFL, 15, 327-333.

39. Cai, Y. & Kunnan, A. J. (2018). The inseparability of content knowledge from LSP

ability: Evidence from modeling of bifactor-MIRT based scores. Language Assessment Quarterly, 14, 1-21.



38. Kunnan, A. J. & Carr, N. (2017). A comparability study of the GEPT-Advanced and iBT (TOEFL). Language Testing in Asia, 7, 1-16.

37. Cai, Y. & Kunnan, A. J. (2017). The inseparability of content knowledge from LSP ability: Evidence from modeling of bifactor-MIRT based scores. Language Assessment Quarterly, 14, 1-21. 

36. Hoang, G., & Kunnan, A. J. (2016). Automated writing instructional tool for English Language Learners: A case study of MY Access. Language Assessment Quarterly, 13359-376.

35. Liu. S., Kunnan, A. J. (2016). Investigating the application of automated writing evaluation to Chinese undergraduate English majors: A case study of WriteToLearn. CALICO Journal, 33, 71-91.

34. Sims, J., & Kunnan, A. J. (2016). Developing evidence for a validity argument for an English placement examination from multi-year test performance data.  Language Testing in Asia, 16, 1. 


33. Wagner, E., & Kunnan, A. J. (2015). The Duolingo English Test. Language Assessment Quarterly, 12, 320-331. DOI: 10.1080/15434303.2015.1061530

32. Kunnan, A. J., & Carr, N. T. (2015). A comparability study between the General English Proficiency Test – Advanced and the Internet-Based Test of English as a Foreign Language Taipei, Taiwan: The Language Training and Testing Center.


31. Zhang, L., Goh, C., & Kunnan, A. J. (2014). Analysis of test takers’ metacognitive and cognitive strategy use and EFL reading test performance: A multi-sample SEM approach. Language Assessment Quarterly, 11, 76-102.


30. Wagner, E., & Kunnan, A. (2014). Review of Computerized Oral Proficiency Instrument (Arabic and Spanish). In J. Carlson, K. Geisinger, & J. Jonson (Eds.), The 19th Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 189-191). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.


29. Kunnan, A. & Wagner, E., (2014). Review of the Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English. In J. Carlson, K. Geisinger, & J. Jonson (Eds.), The 19th Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 286-288). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.


28. Kunnan, A. J. (2010). Publishing in the era of electronic technologies. The Modern Language Journal, 94, 643-645.


27. Kunnan, A. J. (2010). Statistical analysis for test fairness. Revue Française de Linguistique Appliquée, 16, 39-48.


26. Kunnan, A. J. (2010). Fairness matters and Toulmin’s argument structures. Language Testing, 4, 183-189.


25. Kunnan, A. J. (2009). The U.S. Naturalization Test. Language Assessment Quarterly, 6, 89-97.


24. Kunnan, A. J. (2009). Politics and legislation in citizenship testing in the U.S. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 29, 37-48.


23. Kunnan, A. J. (2007). Test fairness, test bias & DIF. Language Assessment Quarterly, 4, 109-112.


22. Geranpayeh, A. & Kunnan, A. J. (2007). Differential Item Functioning in terms of age in the Certificate of Academic English exam. Language Assessment Quarterly, 4, 190-222.


21. Kunnan, A. J. (2005). Arabic Proficiency Test. In J. C. Impara & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The 16th Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 57-59). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.


20. Kunnan, A. J. (2005). Scaling Procedures by R. Netemeyer et al. International Journal of Testing, 5, 97-101.


19. Kunnan, A. J. (2003). The art of nonconversation by M. Johnson. The Modern Language Journal, 87, 338-3


18. Kunnan, A. J. (1999). Recent developments in language assessment. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 19, 235-253.


17. Kunnan, A. J. (1998). An introduction to structural equation modeling for language assessment research. Language Testing, 15, 295-332.


16. Kunnan, A. J. (1998). Mark My Words by University of Melbourne. Language Testing, 15, 415-417.


15. Kunnan, A. J. (1995). Chinese Speaking Test, In J. C. Coloney and J. Kramer (Eds.), The 13th Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 250-251). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.


14. Kunnan, A. J. (1995). Chinese Proficiency Test, In J. C. Coloney and J. Kramer, (Eds.), The 13th Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 247-248). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.


13. Kunnan, A. J. (1996). Measured Words by B. Spolsky. Language Testing, 13, 116-121.


12. Kunnan, A. J. (1995). The development of a criterion-referenced ESL test for nonnative English speaking graduate students. Journal of English as a Foreign Language, 10/11, 118-135.


11. Kunnan, A. J. (1994). Language and Proficiency by J. Oller (Ed.) Language, 70, 216.


10. Kunnan, A. J. (1994). Modeling relationships among some test-taker characteristics and tests of English as a Foreign Language. Language Testing, 11, 225-252.


9. Kunnan, A. J. (1993). Assessing Foreign Language Proficiency of Undergraduates by R. Teschner (Ed.) Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 15, 266-267.


8. Kunnan, A. J. (1993). Assessing Second Language Writing in Academic Contexts by L. Hamp-Lyons (Ed.). The Modern Language Journal, 77, 229-230.


7. Kunnan, A. J. (1992). An investigation of a criterion-referenced test using G-theory, factor and cluster analyses. Language Testing, 9, 30-49.


6. Kunnan, A. J. (1992). Response to Luppescu's "The limits to biased item analysis". TESOL Quarterly, 26, 598-602.


5. Kunnan, A. J. (1992). Multilingualism in India by D. Pattanayak (Ed.) Issues in Applied Linguistics, 3, 179-184.


4. Kunnan, A. J. (1990). Differential item functioning: The case of an ESL placement examination. TESOL Quarterly, 24, 741-746.


3. Bachman, L., B. Lynch & A. J. Kunnan (1989). Response to Henning's "Cambridge-TOEFL ". Language Testing, 6, 223-229.


2. Bachman, L. F., Lynch, B., Kunnan, A. J. & Vanniarajan, S. (1988). Task and ability analysis as a basis for examining content and construct comparability in two EFL proficiency test batteries. Language Testing, 5, 128-159.


1. Kunnan, A. J. (1986). Making classroom testing useful to teachers and learners. Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 12,101-118.