Category: ALT

Idée Edalatishams Has Won a Language Learning Dissertation Grant

The Language Learning Dissertation Grant is a $2,000 award aimed at facilitating the research work of doctoral candidates in the language sciences. The grant is awarded to the top-10 applicants twice a year, based on the strength of their research design and its relevance to ongoing research in the language sciences and their potential to make … Continue reading Idée Edalatishams Has Won a Language Learning Dissertation Grant

CATEGORIES: ALT, Department News

Department faculty teach 16,305 participants in the Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom course!

We are pleased to announce that the Iowa State University-developed Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom (https://www.openenglishprograms.org/MOOC) ended for 16,305 participants on July 27, 2020. This MOOC was offered as part of the Online Professional English Network (OPEN), which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State … Continue reading Department faculty teach 16,305 participants in the Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom course!

John Levis & Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen Receive NSF Grant

Please join us in congratulating our colleagues John Levis & Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen on receiving funding from the National Science Foundation for their project titled “Collaborative Research: Adaptive explicit and implicit feedback in second language pronunciation training”. Iowa State and Texas A&M Universities are collaborating to develop an automated training system that provides implicit and explicit … Continue reading John Levis & Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen Receive NSF Grant

Carol A. Chapelle awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair

Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor, Applied Linguistics and Technology, was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, for the 2020-2021 academic year. She plans to engage with colleagues at Carleton on projects in technology-mediated language learning in order to help develop a book manuscript. The book will be a second … Continue reading Carol A. Chapelle awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair

CATEGORIES: ALT, Department News

Andrea Flinn was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship

Andrea Flinn, PhD student in the Applied Linguistics and Technology program, was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Meknes, Morocco.  Because world events will prevent international travel this summer, she will instead be studying stateside at Middlebury College, where she’s earning her Master’s in Teaching Arabic to Speakers of Other Languages. … Continue reading Andrea Flinn was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship

Brown Bag Colloquium

The Brown Bag Colloquium will be on this Friday, March 13th, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM in Ross Hall, Rm. 212. The presenters this week will be Dr. Chapelle and Dr. Ockey. They will be providing presentations for Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC 2020) on March 25th.   Attached are PDFs with each abstract. Please come … Continue reading Brown Bag Colloquium

March 13, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm | Ross 212
CATEGORIES: ALT, Department Events

Brown Bag Colloquium

The first presenter this semester will be Reza Neiriz, a Ph.D. student in ALT. He will present his research on interactional competence in oral communication assessment. Attached is a PDF with the abstract for the presentation. Please come join us to learn more about language assessment and share ideas with faculties and graduate students in our … Continue reading Brown Bag Colloquium

January 31, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm | Ross 212
CATEGORIES: ALT, Department Events

ENGL 510, Intro to Computers in Applied Linguistics, end-of-semester showcase

The students of ENGL 510, Intro to Computers in Applied Linguistics, cordially invite you to an end-of-semester showcase of the projects they have developed while learning how to code in Scratch. Scratch is a visual programming language developed at MIT’s Media Lab to teach essential computer programming concepts and skills. This fall’s ENGL 510 group has … Continue reading ENGL 510, Intro to Computers in Applied Linguistics, end-of-semester showcase

December 16, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm | Ross 212