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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 35 Citations 9,527 95 World Ranking 3008 National Ranking 217

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Linguistics
  • Law
  • Social science

His scientific interests lie mostly in Rasch model, Language assessment, Test, Linguistics and Social psychology. His Language assessment research includes themes of Pragmatics, Consciousness and Character. His research integrates issues of Construct validity, Writing skills, Applied psychology and Health professionals in his study of Test.

His research brings together the fields of Cognitive psychology and Linguistics. The various areas that Tim McNamara examines in his Social psychology study include Second language, Artificial intelligence and Natural language processing. His biological study deals with issues like Spoken language, which deal with fields such as Test of English as a Foreign Language and English for academic purposes.

His most cited work include:

  • Origin of the West Nile Virus Responsible for an Outbreak of Encephalitis in the Northeastern United States (1339 citations)
  • Measuring Second Language Performance (768 citations)
  • Language testing: The social dimension (403 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Language assessment, Linguistics, Test, Applied linguistics and Pedagogy are his primary areas of study. Tim McNamara combines subjects such as Conversation analysis, Medical education, Language proficiency, Epistemology and English as a lingua franca with his study of Language assessment. Linguistics is closely attributed to Field in his study.

His Test research incorporates themes from Context, Social psychology, Rasch model and Applied psychology. His Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Citizenship and Immigration. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mathematics education, Cognitive psychology and Item response theory.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Language assessment (42.34%)
  • Linguistics (37.23%)
  • Test (22.63%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2020)?

  • Language assessment (42.34%)
  • Linguistics (37.23%)
  • Medical education (8.76%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Language assessment, Linguistics, Medical education, Indigenous and Test. His Language assessment research is under the purview of Pedagogy. His study in Medical education is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Curriculum, Numeracy, Literacy, Academic achievement and Attendance.

His work carried out in the field of Test brings together such families of science as Set and English for specific purposes. His work in English as a lingua franca addresses issues such as Test validity, which are connected to fields such as Language proficiency. His work investigates the relationship between Language proficiency and topics such as Academic writing that intersect with problems in Context.

Between 2016 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • A Critical Needs Assessment for Research in Companion Animals and Livestock Following the Pandemic of COVID-19 in Humans. (31 citations)
  • The impact of national standardized literacy and numeracy testing on children and teaching staff in remote Australian Indigenous communities (11 citations)
  • Interrogating the construct of communicative competence in language assessment contexts: What the non-language specialist can tell us (11 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Linguistics
  • Law
  • Social science

His primary scientific interests are in Language assessment, Linguistics, English as a lingua franca, Justice and Social psychology. His Language assessment research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Comprehension approach, Language industry, First language, Language for specific purposes and On Language. Linguistics connects with themes related to Construct in his study.

He has researched English as a lingua franca in several fields, including Interpersonal communication, Language proficiency, Test validity, English language and Field.

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Best Publications

Measuring Second Language Performance

T. F. McNamara.
(1996)

2344 Citations

Origin of the West Nile Virus Responsible for an Outbreak of Encephalitis in the Northeastern United States

R. S. Lanciotti;J. T. Roehrig;V. Deubel;J. Smith.
Science (1999)

1839 Citations

Language testing: The social dimension

Carsten Roever;Tim McNamara.
International Journal of Applied Linguistics (2006)

1145 Citations

Rater characteristics and rater bias: implications for training

Tom Lumley;T.F. McNamara.
Language Testing (1995)

528 Citations

Assessed Levels of Second Language Speaking Proficiency: How Distinct?

Noriko Iwashita;Annie Brown;Tim McNamara;Sally O’Hagan.
Applied Linguistics (2007)

490 Citations

‘Interaction’ in second language performance assessment: Whose performance?1

T F McNAMARA.
Applied Linguistics (1997)

417 Citations

Language assessment as social practice: challenges for research

Tim McNamara.
Language Testing (2001)

358 Citations

Can We Predict Task Difficulty in an Oral Proficiency Test? Exploring the Potential of an Information‐Processing Approach to Task Design

Noriko Iwashita;Tim McNamara;Catherine Elder.
Language Learning (2001)

321 Citations

Using G-theory and Many-facet Rasch measurement in the development of performance assessments of the ESL speaking skills of immigrants:

Brian K. Lynch;T. F. McNamara.
Language Testing (1998)

303 Citations

Theorizing Social Identity; What Do We Mean by Social Identity? Competing Frameworks, Competing Discourses

Tim Mcnamara.
TESOL Quarterly (1997)

283 Citations

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