Volker Hegelheimer



Office:203a Ross
527 Farm House Ln.
Ames IA


(M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Professor, researches applications of emerging technologies in language learning and language testing. His publications have appeared in journals such as Language Learning & Technology, Language Testing, System, Computer-Assisted Language Learning, ReCALL, CALICO Journal, and he contributed to several edited volumes on Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and was a co-author of the TESOL Technology Standards for ESL teachers and learners monograph (2007-2009). He is the co-editor for the spring 2016 CALICO Journal special issue on automated writing evaluation. He has presented his research and held academic workshops at numerous national and international conferences and has secured over $1.5 million in funds from external funding agencies such as Pearson, Educational Testing Service, the National Science Foundation, and a $1.2 million grant for materials development and training from the U.S. Department of State (2011-2013). He teaches courses on technology in language teaching and research, language assessment, and research methodology.