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Chen, Sibo; Nassaji, Hossein – Language Teaching, 2018
The Department of Linguistics at University of Victoria (UVic) in Canada has a long-standing tradition of empirical approaches to the study of theoretical and applied linguistics. As part of the Faculty of Humanities, the department caters to students with a wide range of backgrounds and interests, and provides crucial language teaching support in…
Descriptors: Grammar, Error Correction, Applied Linguistics, Departments
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Oliver, Rhonda; Chen, Honglin; Moore, Stephen – Language Teaching, 2016
This article reviews the significant and diverse range of research in applied linguistics published in Australia in the period 2008-2014. Whilst acknowledging that a great deal of research by Australian scholars has been published internationally during these seven years, this review is based on books, journal articles, and conference proceedings…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Language Research, Periodicals, English (Second Language)
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Alipour, Mohammad; Nooreddinmoosa, Mona – Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2018
This quantitative-qualitative study aimed to fathom out whether and how informal features are exploited in articles of applied linguistics written in English by natives and non-natives. To this end, a corpus of 200 articles was compiled. We employed the classification of informal features proposed by Chang and Swales (1999) representing 10…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, English for Academic Purposes, Classification
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Heift, Trude – Language Teaching, 2010
Presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado; 21 March 2009.
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness
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Sugarman, Julie; Fee, Molly; Donovan, Anne – Language Teaching, 2015
The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is a private, nonprofit organization with over 50 years' experience in the application of research on language and culture to educational and societal concerns. CAL carries out its mission to improve communication through better understanding of language and culture by engaging in a variety of projects in…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Language Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Adult Education
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Mann, Steve – Applied Linguistics, 2011
This article asks what applied linguistics can learn from related disciplines with regard to the collection, analysis and representation of qualitative interviews. It assesses the contributions of qualitative sociology, anthropology, discursive psychology and outlines four "discourse dilemmas" which might provide the basis for a more critical and…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Anthropology, Criticism, Interviews
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Mora, Alberto – Cogent Education, 2017
The paper examines the connection between discursive and non-discursive features and the construction of writer identity. In particular, the paper compares and contrasts the writer identity development of two groups of undergraduate students of applied linguistics in the Mexican context, one made up of locally educated ones and the other composed…
Descriptors: Mexicans, Self Concept, Writing (Composition), Comparative Analysis
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Bitchener, John – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2016
The focus of this article is on the written feedback that supervisors say they often give their second language (L2) doctoral students. Little is known about the focus of this feedback and about what supervisors consider as priorities in the early draft writing of dissertation chapters. Given the potentially different priorities and foci of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Written Language, Applied Linguistics
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Purpura, James E.; Brown, James Dean; Schoonen, Rob – Language Learning, 2015
In empirical applied linguistics research it is essential that the key variables are operationalized in a valid and reliable way, and that the scores are treated appropriately, allowing for a proper testing of the hypotheses under investigation. The current article addresses several theoretical and practical issues regarding the use of measurement…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Language Research, Statistical Analysis, Validity
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Liddicoat, Anthony J. – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2010
Australia's current attempt to develop a process to evaluate the quality of research (Excellence in Research for Australia--ERA) places a central emphasis on the disciplinary organisation of academic work. This disciplinary focus poses particular problems for Applied Linguistics in Australia. This paper will examine Applied Linguistics in relation…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Research Methodology, Applied Linguistics, Foreign Countries
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Al Khawaldeh, Suhaib – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The present study attempts to investigate the problems of understanding English ironic expressions M.A. of Applied Linguistics students at Mu'tah University in Jordan. This quantitative and qualitative study includes 15 of M.A. students of Applied Linguistics at Mu'tah University. The participants were selected randomly. Two research instruments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Applied Linguistics, Learning Problems, Figurative Language
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Häusler, Angela H.; Leal, Priscila; Parba, Jayson; West, Gordon B.; Crookes, Graham V. – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2018
This article is based on a set of short narratives from four researchers in applied linguistics, who adopt the descriptor "junior political researcher-practitioners." These individuals shared and analyzed these narratives relating to their personal experiences and an emerging political identity in the academy under investigation in this…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Graduate Students, Student Research, Language Research
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Mehrparvar, Frough; Karimnia, Amin – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Effective teaching is considered to be one of the factors that can facilitate learner achievement. The present study investigated the indicators that constituted good teaching from the perspective of higher-education students at Applied Linguistics departments, Iran. To do this, following a substantial review of the literature, the five major…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Applied Linguistics, Teacher Effectiveness
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Kaygisiz, Çagri – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2019
Language teaching is a skill-based teaching aiming at the development of language skills and teaching tools are one of the important components of the teaching process in terms of the elements that will enable to increase the knowledge and experience related to the skill intended to be developed as the input source. Therefore, teaching tools…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Reading Materials, Material Development, Instructional Materials
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Perera, Kaushalya; Makoni, Sinfree – Applied Linguistics, 2019
This Forum article is a contribution to the development of a securitization perspective on language education. We construe securitization of applied linguistics as the tendency to align national goals for language education, including Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL) and foreign languages, with broader national and security…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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