Year: 2021

The Crow team is thrilled to announce the release of Corpus in a Box: Automated Tools, Tutorials, & Advising (CIABATTA). We invite you to attend our launch event and open house! At these events, will introduce our CIABATTA toolkit for …

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On October 23rd, 2021, we were excited to host an online workshop at the Arizona Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (AZTESOL) 2021 conference. The goal of our workshop, “Exploring tense-agreement issues in L2 writing using a learner …

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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 …

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Grant funding will allow us to hire four undergraduate researchers for AY21–22: processing data, completing user experience research, and updating our web site. Open immediately and until filled.

Building on our work from SIGDOC 2020, we’re presenting on Crow’s approaches to mentoring at SIGDOC 2021. “Using iterative persona development to support inclusive research and assessment”Michelle McMullin, Hadi Banat, Shelton Weech, & Bradley Dilger As we build writing research …

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We are thrilled to introduce our first cohort of Crow Fellows:  Olayemi Awotayo, Graduate Instructor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) Dr. Madelyn Pawlowski, Assistant Professor of English, Northern Michigan University Margaret Poncin Reeves, Senior Lecturer, DePaul University Modupe Yusuf, Doctoral …

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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.

Crow was recently awarded a seed grant from Purdue’s College of Liberal Arts that will provide funding for summer work to help the team prepare to write an application to Humanities Without Walls.

Building on the success of her previous Crow workshops engaging the R environment, Dr. Adriana Picoral will host “Quantitative Language Data Analysis and Visualization in R” on April 17, 2021, from 9:00am to 11:00am (Arizona/US/MST). (See this in your time …

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