We launched CIABATTA, Corpus In A Box: Automated Tools, Tutorials, & Advising, on December 6th, 2021. Attendees from all over the world learned how they can build their own corpora to aid them in research and teaching, regardless of their previous coding experience.
On October 23rd, 2021, Arizona Crow researchers Anh Dang, Hui Wang, and Ali Yaylali hosted an online workshop at the Arizona Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (AZTESOL) 2021 conference: “Exploring tense-agreement issues in L2 writing using a learner corpus.”
This week Dr. Michelle McMullin and I were invited to speak in Dr. Beth Towle’s professional writing class at Salisbury University. One of the good things about more video-conferencing: easy to be a guest speaker in a class! Our talk …
Crow’s distributed work team presents “Using iterative persona development to support inclusive research and assessment” at SIGDOC 2021: Michelle McMullin, Hadi Banat, Shelton Weech, and Bradley Dilger. YouTube presentation and conference proceedings paper.
Crow PI Dr. Shelley Staples congratulates the seven Crowbirds who earned degrees from the University of Arizona in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021: Anh Dang, Hannah Gill, Jhonatan Henao-Muñoz, Alantis Houpt, Dr. Aleksey Novikov, Dr. Emily Palese, and Kevin Sanchez.
The web interface for Crow, the corpus and repository of writing, depends on a complex amalgam of interdependent bits of code built by thousands of people. Crow developer Mark Fullmer describes these interactions and a tool he’s developed to visualize them.