“That’s the beauty of doing research: You do one small thing…and it grows to be something bigger,” says 5th year PhD candidate Aleksandra Swatek. This is certainly true, although one could hardly describe Aleksandra’s research as “small.”
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.
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.
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.
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.