Publications & Presentations

We’re glad to share our work as we develop Crow.

Emily Jones introduces the Crow platform, with Mark Fullmer in the background via videoconference.
Emily Jones introduces the Crow platform, with Mark Fullmer in the background via videoconference.

Publications

McMullin, M., Banat, H., Weech, S., & Dilger, B. (2021, October). Using iterative persona development to support assessment and research. Proceedings of the 39th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication (ACM SIGDOC 2021). Article No. 29, 1–8.

Yaylali, A., Banat, H., & Novikov, A. (2021, March). Using corpus-based materials to teach English in K-12 settings. TESOL SLW News.

Picoral, A., Staples, S., & Reppen, R. (2021). Automated annotation of learner English. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research, 7(1), 17–52.

Gao, W., Picoral, A., & Staples, R. (2021). Citation practices of L2 writers in first-year writing courses: Form, rhetorical function, and connection with pedagogical materials. Applied Corpus Linguistics, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acorp.2021.100005

Velázquez, A., Conrad, N., Staples, S., & Sanchez, K. (2020, October). Applying learner corpus data in second language writing courses. TESOL SLW News.

Banat, H., McMullin, M., & Dilger, B. (2020, October). Initiating and sustaining student professionalization through grant writing. Proceedings of the 38th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication (ACM SIGDOC). Association of Computing Machinery. Article No. 2, 1–6.

Lan, G., Lucas, K., & Sun, Y. (2019). Does L2 writing proficiency influence noun phrase complexity? A case analysis of argumentative essays written by Chinese students in a first-year composition course. System, 85, 1–13.

Lan, G., & Sun, Y. (2019). A corpus-based investigation of noun phrase complexity in the L2 writings of a first-year composition course. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 38, 14–24.

Kwon, H., Partridge, R. S., & Staples, S. (2018). Building a local learner corpus: Construction of a first- year ESL writing corpus for research, teaching, mentoring, and collaboration. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research, 4(1), 112-127.

Kwon, H., Staples, S. & Partridge, R. S. (2018). Source work in the first-year L2 writing classroom: Undergraduate L2 writers’ use of reporting verbs. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 34, 86-96.

Shin, J., Velázquez, A. J, Swatek, A., Staples, S., & Partridge, R. S. (2018). Examining the effectiveness of corpus-informed instruction of reporting verbs in L2 first-year college writing. L2 Journal, 10(3), 31–46.

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Conference presentations

See also our workshops.

Staples, S., & Gevers, J. (2018, October). Multi-modality in the Corpus and repository of writing (Crow). Presentation for L2DL Digital Literacies Symposium, University of Arizona.

Picoral, A., Reppen, R., Staples, S., Novikov, A., Lan, G. (2018, September). Annotating learner data for lexico-grammatical patterns: a comparison of software tools. Presentation for American Association of Corpus Linguistics, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Staples, S., Reppen, R., Holcomb, C., Novikov, A., Lan, G., Picoral, A., Liu, Q. (2018, September). Lexico-grammatical patterns in first-year writing across L1 backgrounds. Presentation for American Association of Corpus Linguistics, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Picoral, A., Staples, S., Shin, J., Swatek, A., Wang, Z., & Gao, J. (2018, July). Exploring variation and intertextuality in L2 undergraduate writing in English: Using the Corpus and Repository of Writing Online Platform for research and teaching. Preconference workshop at Teaching and Language Corpora (TALC), Cambridge, England.

Gao, J., Macdonald, L., Wang, Z., Picoral, A., & Staples, S. (2018, March). Citation Practices of L2 Writers in First-year Writing Courses: Form, Function, and Connection with Pedagogical Materials. Paper presented at AAAL 2018, Chicago, IL, USA.

Gao, J., Macdonald, L., Wang, Z., Picoral, A., & Staples, S. (2017, July). Variability in citation practices of developing L2 writers in first-year writing courses. Poster presented at Corpus Linguistics, Birmingham, UK.

Shin, J. (2017, July). Stance in first-year composition: Genre, process, and writers. Paper presented at Symposium of Second Language Writing (SSLW), Bangkok, Thailand.

Dilger, B., Buell, D., Holcomb, C. Moore, J., & Baird, N. (2017, July). Advancing quantitative writing research. Panel presented at Council of Writing Program Administrators 2017, Knoxville, TN.

Gao, J., Banat, H., & Bushner, A. (2017, June). Users of a Web-based Writing Repository: A Needs Analysis Survey., Panel presented at Computers and Writing 2017. Findlay, OH.

Velázquez, A., McMullin, M., Craig, S., & Dilger, B. (2017, June). Structuring Active Work: Developing Sustainable Digital Infrastructures for Collaborative Research Teams. Workshop facilitated at Computers & Writing 2017, Findlay, OH.

Shin, J., Partridge, R. S., Lan, G., & Staples, S. (2017, March). Corpus-based learning of reporting verbs in L2 academic writing. Paper presented at TESOL 2017, Seattle, WA, USA.

Banat, H., Craig, S., Wang, Z., & Staples, S. (2017, March). Building a Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research and Pedagogical Project for SLW. Presented at TESOL 2017, Seattle, WA, USA.

Banat, H., Lan, G.,Gao, J., Staples, S., & Dilger, B. (2017, March). Developing a Corpus of L2 Writing and Repository of Pedagogical Artifacts: Methodology, Usability and Research. Poster presented at AAAL 2017, Portland, OR, USA.

Staples, S., Omizo, R., & Hart-Davidson, W. (2017, March.) Promoting RAD Writing Research through Inter-Institutional Collaboration. Panel Presented at CCCC 2017, Portland, OR, USA.

McMullin, M, Wang, Z., Dilger, B., & Staples, S. (2017, March.) Cultivating Writing Research via Corpus and Computational Collaboration. Panel presented at CCCC 2017, Portland, OR, USA.

Gao, J., Macdonald, L., and Craig, S. (2017, March). Building a Better Team:
Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in the Crow Project.
 Panel presented at Purdue Languages & Cultures Conference 2017, West Lafayette, IN, USA.

Velázquez, A., Shin, J., Swatek, A., & Staples, S. (2017, March). Corpus-based learning of reporting verbs in L2 academic writing. Paper presented at Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference West Lafayette, IN.

Wang, Z. (2017, March). A corpus-driven study of first person pronouns in ESL introductory writing. Paper presented at Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference 2017. West Lafayette, IN.

Banat, H., Wang, Z., Staples, S., Swatek, A. (2016, October). Building Community Expertise: Developing a Corpus and Repository of Writing for Writing Professionals. 2016 Symposium on Second Language Writing. Tempe, AZ, USA.

Partridge, R.S., Staples, S., Velazquez, A., & Shin, J. (2016, October). Examining the Effectiveness of Data-Driven Instruction of Reporting Verbs in L2 Writing: A Corpus-Based Study. 2016 Symposium on Second Language Writing. Tempe, AZ, USA.

Staples, S. (2016, September). Boundary work: Reflections on collaboration across disciplines for technology enhanced (language) teaching and learning. Opening plenary at L2 Digital Literacies and Arizona Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Tucson, AZ.

Shin, J., Lan, G., Gao, J., Partridge, R. S. & Staples, S. (2016, September). The Effectiveness of ‘Soft’ DDL on Reporting Verbs in L2 Writing: A Corpus-Based Study. Presentation at the American Association of Corpus Linguistics. Ames, IA, USA.

Dilger, B. (2016, August). Advancing Writing Research with Crow, the Corpus & Repository of Writing. Presentation at College Writing: From the 1966 Dartmouth Seminar to Tomorrow. Hanover, NH, USA.

Swatek, A., Banat, H., Staples, S. (2016, July). Developing First Year Composition L2 Writing Corpus: Research, Pedagogy and Teacher Training. Presentation at the 12th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Giessen, Germany.

Dilger, B., McMullin, M., Macdonald, L., Staples, S., & Wang, Z. (2016, May). Boundary Work: Designing a Composition Archive for Research and Mentoring Across Disciplines. Roundtable at Computers and Writing 2016. Rochester, NY, USA.

Gao, J., &  Craig, S. (2016, March). The Design and Research Potential of Crow for Language Research and Teaching. Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference 2016. West Lafayette, IN, USA.