Conference Presentations

James, Cindy L. “How can a small testing center survive and thrive?” National College Testing Association (NCTA) Annual Conference, 5-7 Sept. 2018, Scottsdale, Arizona.

James, C.L., Wollack, J., & Rieder Bennett, S. (2017). How to get published in the Journal of the National College Testing Association (NCTA): Tips from the Editor, a Reviewer and an Author. NCTA Conference. Cincinnati, OH: September 13-15


James, C.L. (2016). Retesting with ACCUPLACER. ACCUPLACER + CLEP National Conference. Las Vegas, NV: June 21-24.

Vickery, K. & James, C.L. (2016). NCTA: Getting Connected to Accelerate Your Success. ACCUPLACER + CLEP National Conference. Las Vegas, NV: June 21-24.

James, C.L. (2015). Retesting: The good, the bad and the ugly. NationSt Pete sandy beachal College Testing Association (NCTA) Annual Conference.  St Pete Beach, FL: September 9 – 12.

Robertson, J., Huntley, M. & James, C.L. (2015). Service provision and the needs of students with disabilities; Faculty and staff awareness. Canadian Association of Colleges and University Student Services (CACUSS) National conference, Vancouver, BC: May 25

Statue of Liberty landscapeJames, C.L. (2013).  Profiling the Emotional Intelligence of Law Students.  International Congress of Emotional Intelligence, New York NY: September 8—10.

James, C.L. & Andres, L. (2013).  Changes in the Emotional Intelligence of First Year University Students.  International Congress of Emotional Intelligence, New York NY: September 8—10.

James, C.L. & Templeman, E. (2013). Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Effectiveness of University Students.  International Congress of Emotional Intelligence, New York NY: September 8—10.

Nashville skylineJames, C.L. (2013). Testing data: An invaluable source of information for guiding practice. National College Testing Association (NCTA) Annual Conference.  Nashville, TN: July 31 – August 3.

James, C.L. (2012).  The Emotional Intelligence of First-Year Students.  25th International Conference on the First-Year Experience, Vancouver, BC: July 16 – 19.

Graham, S. & James, C.L. (2012). Withdrawal Policies: Student Failure or Opportunity for Intervention.  25th International Conference on the First-Year Experience, Vancouver, BC: July 16-19.

Cornado Island ferrJames, C.L. (2011).  Assessing Assessment Centres.  National College Testing Association 12th Annual Conference.  San Diego, CA: Sept. 21-24.

James, C.L. & Templeman, E. (2010).  Emotional Intelligence of Student Leaders.  Canadian Association of Colleges and University Student Services (CACUSS) National conference.  University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB: June 20-23.

James, C.L., Purvey, D. & Wihak, C. (2010).  Disciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives on PLAR.  Sixth Annual TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium, Kamloops, BC: February 15.

James, C.L. (2009).  Language Proficiency Test Scores: Do they Differ by Age, Gender or Ethnicity?  BC Teachers of English as an Additional Language, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC: October 17.

James, C.L. (2009).  Does the Essay Topic Matter?  19th Annual ACCUPLACER National Conference, Seattle, WA: June 26-28.

James, C.L. & Wihak, C. (2008).  Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition at a unique Canadian University.  Canadian Association of Prior Learning Assessment (CAPLA) International Conference, Banff, AB.: October 19-21.

Sarah and Cindy skating on the Rideau Canal - Feb 2008 (2) (598x800)James, C.L. & Graham, S. (2008).  Why I am on Academic Probation for the First Time.  First Year in Focus: Thinking Through First Year Student Success/32nd McGraw-Hill Ryerson National Teaching, Learning and Technology Conference.  Carleton University, Ottawa, ON: February 20-22.

James, C.L. (2007).  Bridging Secondary and Post-Secondary Education and Training: How Assessment Enhances Student Success.  Canadian Association of Colleges and University Student Services (CACUSS) National conference.  University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK: June 10-13.

James, C.L. & Graham, S. (2007).  Students on Academic Probation: The Who and the Why.  Third Annual TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC: February 19-20.

The National Mall 2James, C.L. (2006). Beyond the Basics: Conducting a Predictive Validity Study.  17th Annual ACCUPLACER/WritePlacer National Conference, Washington, DC: June 15-17.

James, C.L. (2006). ACCUPLACER OnLine, an Accurate Placement Tool for ABE Programs?  Adult Basic Education Association of British Columbia (ABEABC) Conference, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC: May 10-12.

James, C.L. & Templeman, E. (2005).  Success with English for Academic Purposes Placement.  National TESL Canada Conference, Ottawa, ON: May 26-28.

James, C.L. (2005). Using the ACCUPLACER LOEP tests to successfully place ESL students. 15th Annual ACCUPLACER/Writeplacer Plus National Conference, Las Vegas, NV: June 16-18.

James, C.L. (2004). Using Accuplacer Online as an entry assessment & placement tool. 14th Annual ACCUPLACER/Writeplacer Plus National Conference, Dana Point, CA: May 20-21.

James, C.L. (2004). Entry assessment testing as a predictor of student success. National First Year Experience Conference, Dallas, TX: February 20-24.