This fall, an amazing team of researchers is hoping to begin the process of creating an automatic pronunciation assessment tool to help identify both speech disorders and second-language learning difficulties in children, thus bridging a gap between speech–language pathology and second-language instruction. On the team, we have three professors, Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen, John Levis, and Gary … Continue reading ALT team of researchers are awarded an LAS Seed Grant for Social Sciences
Emma Murray, a lecturer in the Department of English, has been awarded a 2021–2022 Iowa Artist Fellowship through the Iowa Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on the award, see the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs website. Congratulations, Emma!
Dr. Abram Anders, Director of ISUComm Foundation Courses was recently featured by the Iowa State Open & Affordable Education Committee in its faculty stories series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFRJ5XMJXvc Starting in Fall 2020, the ISUComm Foundation Courses program adopted low-cost Immediate Access options for its required textbooks for all sections of English 150 and English 250. This approach has allowed the program … Continue reading