Archives for May 2015

deadline: September 1, 2015 March 3–5, 2016 | Hilton Waikīkī Beach Hotel The Southwest Conference on Language Teaching (SWCOLT) is currently accepting session proposals for our 2016 regional conference. Compelling proposals address the needs of today’s learners and educators by focusing on innovative programs, emerging trends and research-informed practices. There are four focus areas: Planning The…

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Monday, May 18, 2105 | noon–2p | Moore 155A The effects of task design features and learner variables on task performance and task experience Minyoung Cho, Second Language Studies Chair: Richard Schmidt This dissertation study takes a holistic approach to the act of task performance, investigating how task and learner variables independently and interactively influence task performance and task experience. Drawing…

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Friday, May 8, 2015 | 3–4:30p | Moore 120 Interactional functions of demonstratives in Korean and Japanese discourse Ok-sim Kim Interactional functions of demonstratives in Korean and Japanese discourse Korean and Japanese demonstratives express a three-way exophoric (spatio-temporal deixis) distinction. The basic morphemes comprise three elements: in Korean, i ‘this’, ku ‘that’, and ce ‘that…

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