Year: 2016

Crow’s Trips to the Southwest and Midwest: SSLW and AACL 2016

On October 21st, 2016, five proud Crow members, Professor Shelley Staples, doctoral student Hadi Banat, Aleksandra Swatek, Ashley Velázquez, and Zhaozhe Wang, flew with Crow to the wild West and stretched their  wings in the lively college town of Tempe,

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As the leaves change: Crow updates

As the Fall semester progresses, the Crow team has been hard at work submitting grants, attending conferences, and working on prototyping. Welcome new Crowbirds! We have welcomed three new Crowbirds onto our team! Tony Bushner, Ashley Velázquez, and Bill Hart-Davidson.

TALC 2016

Ola, Shelley and Hadi traveled from Warsaw, Chicago and Beirut and met in the beautiful German town Giessen to present @TaLCGiessen. The center of this vibrant town is the Justus Liebig University, which hosted the conference. We got to explore

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Fall 2017 Grant Work Kickoff

The Crow team has collected a smaller group of members to focus on various grants we will be applying for this semester. During the second week of classes here at Purdue, the grants team met to establish our grant strategy,

Crowbirds Took Flight This Summer

Many research teams at large universities slow down their progress in the summer to accommodate travel schedules and personal research agendas. With our ten person team filled with graduate and undergraduate students, the slowing down risk could be even higher,

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Computers & Writing wrap up

Terrence, Michelle, Shelley, and Bradley had an excellent week at Computers & Writing 2016 in Rochester. We got to explore the interdisciplinary nature of the Crow project through the workshop we attended, our presentation, and several other interesting panels. Lots of good thinking

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PLCC 2016 Conference Report

“The Design and Research Potential of Crow for Language Research and Teaching” by Sherri Craig and Jie (Wendy) Gao The 2016 Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference (PLCC) was the first time the School of Languages and Cultures partnered with the

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Computers & Writing 2016

We’re in Rochester, NY for Computers & Writing 2016. We attended the computational rhetorics workshop facilitated by Ryan Omizo and Bill Hart-Davidson, and presented in session D2, “Boundary Work: Designing a Composition Archive for Research and Mentoring Across Disciplines.” That’s Friday, 5/20,

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Deidentifying texts for PSLW

Finals week had just begun here at Purdue when the Crow team gathered in Heavilon Hall to kick off our summer projects. We met for some early morning sweets and some very much needed coffee to get our brains working

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TALC 2016

We’ll be presenting the following panel at TALC in Giessen, Germany, in July 2016. Developing a First Year Composition L2 Writing Corpus and Repository A number of student academic writing corpora (e.g., ICLE, MICUSP, BAWE) have been developed in the past few

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