Promoting RAD writing research at CCCC 2017
Michelle McMullin, Terrence Wang, Bradley Dilger and Shelley Staples are presenting “Promoting RAD writing research through inter-institutional collaboration” at CCCC. Here are the notes, slides, and references from our A10 presentation, (March 16, 2017).
In this presentation, we describe how research designed as inter-institutional from its inception has embedded attention to diverse research outcomes, the development of sustainable infrastructures, and the lifecycle model of scalable user-centered development. Our project brings the methods of corpus linguistics to rhetoric and composition, and vice-versa, creating a web-based archive for research and professional development. By embedding an interdisciplinary approach to collaboration from the start, we have developed a project that considers the strengths and contributions of each partner for an effective collaboration model that best serves the needs of all stakeholders.
Promoting RAD Writing Research conference handout (PDF).
AntConc, developed by Laurence Anthony.
British National Corpus (BNC), developed inter-institutionally and distributed by Oxford University Computing Services.
BYU Corpora, including COCA, the Corpus of Contemporary American English, developed primarily by BYU professor Mark Davies.
Lextutor (“Compleat Lexical Tutor”), developed primarily by Tom Cobb.
SketchEngine, developed primarily by Adam Kilgariff, now by Lexical Computing.
WordSmith Tools, developed by Mike Scott.
Collaborative Online Instructor Network (COIN).
Developed at Purdue by Kristin Seas Trader and Alexis Ramsey–Tobienne. Offline.
Outcome-Centered Electronic Library of Teaching Resources (OCELOT).
Developed at Virginia Tech by Jared Gibbs and others. Currently on hiatus.
Pedagogy Toolkit for English.
Developed by Alex Christie at University of Victoria.
Digital Repository for Academic Writing (DRAW).
Developed at Iowa State by ISUComm Center for Communication Excellence.
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