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Staples talk at Lancaster U

Crow researcher Shelley Staples will be presenting “Using multidimensional analysis for language assessment” at Lancaster University on March 7, 2019.

Crowbird Spotlight: Michelle McMullin

Purdue Crowbird Michelle McMullin loves research, teaching, and podcasts—and finding all the interesting ways they overlap.

Crowbird Spotlight: Ashley Velázquez

Spotlighting Purdue Crowbird Ashley Velázquez, a doctoral candidate and AAUW dissertation fellow who has worked with Crow on corpus building, recruitment, grant writing, and more.

Symposium updates

Updates, details, and logistics regarding the Writing Research Without Walls symposium #wrww18

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Meet Our New Undergraduate Researchers, Emily & Sarah!

The Crow team is growing! Our team at Purdue has started off the school year with two new undergraduate researchers, Emily Jones and Sarah Merryman.

Article: Corpus-informed instruction of reporting verbs

Crow team members publish “Examining the Effectiveness of Corpus-Informed Instruction of Reporting Verbs in L2 First-Year College Writing” in L2 Journal 10.3.

2018 Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) conference workshop

Crow researchers presented half-day workshop titled “Exploring variation and intertextuality in L2 undergraduate writing in English: Using the Corpus and Repository of Writing online platform for research and teaching.” at the 2018 Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) conference in Cambridge, England.

Friday Tech Talk on Word And Phrase

Crowbirds Shelley Staples and Adriana Picoral presented a workshop on Word and Phrase at the University of Arizona. The workshop demonstrated the use of Word and Phrase to determine word frequency and the ways it can be applied.

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Crow Workshop: Integrating AntConc into Teacher Curriculum

Our University of Arizona Crowbirds hosted an introductory workshop on the uses of AntConc at the 17th Annual SLAT Interdisciplinary Roundtable. The workshops gave instructions on hiding tags, using the concordance function, and different methods of word searching.

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Citation Study Update

Crow researchers have been updating their research by comparing citations in research papers and literature reviews, investigating citation integration, the use of quotations, and citation counts. Our findings will be presented at the AAAL conference in Chicago on March 27, 2018.

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