Graduate Student Information

SLA Reading Group

The SLA reading group will start on September 2nd, 2011. We will meet at 653 PH (check your email for any changes).


Friday, September 2
(check your email to obtain the password to open the PDF files)

- Meeting set up, schedule, reading list suggestions.

*Possible data sharing for those presenting at EUROSLA. You can email us here to let us know if this works for you.

Friday, September 9

Larsen-Freeman (2009)

Larsen-Freeman (2010)

Friday, September 16

Dooly, Melinda. (2011) Divergent Perceptions of Tellecollaborative Language Learning Tasks: Task-as-Workplan vs. Task-as-Process. Language Learning and Technology 15(2), 69-91. Available online.

Passfield-Neofitou. (2011) Online Domains of Language Use: Second Language Learners’ Experiences of Virtual Community and Foreignness. Language Learning and Technology 15(2), 92-108. Available online.

Friday, September 23

Seedhouse (2010) (optional)

Lowie van Dijk (2007)

Caspi & Lowie

Friday, September 30--We are starting 15 min. earlier! (12:45pm-1:45pm)

Marinis, T. (2010) (Scanned article will be uploaded on Tuesday!). Read the section on self-paced reading.

Christine and Mike will do a presentation on "Super Lab" (software).

Friday, October 7

Hincks, Rebecca and Edlund, Jens. (2009) Promoting increased pitch variation in oral presentation with transient visual feedback. Language Learning and Technology 13(3), 32-50. Available here.

Sauro, Shannon. (2009) Computer-mediated corrective feedback and the development of l2 grammar. Language Learning and Technology 13(1), 96-120. Available here.

Friday, October 14

NO READING GROUP--Join us at SLRF! Please email our wonderful FLARE GA before September 28 to coordinate rides if you are planning to go.

Friday, October 21

Beckner et al (2009)

Jackendoff (2003)--précis

Friday, October 28

Hulstijn (2011)

Friday, November 4

Chomsky (2011) (we postponed this meeting to attend Judy's lecture).

Friday, November 11

Shukla et al (2011) and Chomsky (2011)

Friday, November 18


Just FYI: These are some conferences you might be interested in. If you would like for us to include a specific conference, please email us here.

Name of the Conference Location Abstract Deadline Conference Dates
Boston University Conference on Language Development Boston University PASSED 04-Nov-2011 - 06-Nov-2011
ACTFL Denver, Colorado PASSED 18-Nov-2011 - 20-Nov-2011
AAAL Boston, MA PASSED 24-Mar-2012 - 27-Mar-2012
L3 Acquisition: A Focus on Cognitive Approaches Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain 09-Jan-2012 24-May-2012 - 25-May-2012
RomanceTurn V
Lisbon, Portugal 01-Mar-2012 02-Jul-2012 - 01-Jul-2012
Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 5 University of Kansas 15-Apr-2012 11-Oct-2012 - 13-Oct-2012