Ph.D. student Kris Kyle has won a Language Learning dissertation grant
Dr. Roemer accepted an invitation from John Benjamins Publishing to become co-editor of their book series Studies in Corpus Linguistics, which has already published a very impressive number of books: https://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/scl/volumes
Ute Roemer along with Jayanti Banerjee received funding for a study entitled “Validating the MET speaking test through phraseological analysis: A corpus approach to language assessment.” The study will create a corpus of speaking test transcripts that will be mined for phraseological patterns.
PhD student Nicole Pettitt has been awarded the “2015-2016 Ethel Woodruff Draper Fellowship for the Development of Young Women,” which will provide $3,000 in support of her research on refugee women’s language and literacy learning.
The selection committee for the NFMLTA/ACTFL Dissertation Support Grant has named Kris Kyle as a recipient for 2015. The award is valued at $2,500.
Scott Crossley along with researchers at the University of California San Francisco, Arizona State University, and Kaiser Permanente received a 3.1 million dollar grant from the National Institute of Health to investigate doctor-patient discourse in on-line diabetes care.
Ph.D. candidate MinKyung Kim has just published a paper in the journal System. The paper is entitled “Tasked-based Language Learning – Insights from and for L2 Writing.
Stephen Skalicky has been awarded a $3,000 Qualtrics Behavioral Research Grant to study semantic processing in puns using on-line crowd sourcing techniques.
Two of our Ph.D. students (Stephen Skalicky and Cindy Berger) have just published a paper entitled “The Functions of “Just Kidding” in American English” in the prestigious Journal of Pragmatics. Nancy Bell from Washington State University was a co-author.
Cindy Berger was awarded a prestigious Second Century Initiative (2CI) University Doctoral Fellowship with the New Media Cluster for the 2015-2016 academic year.