ARCHIVE Fall 2017 Brown Bags

August 24 Starting off on the Right Foot: Advising Session for New MA Students Presenter:  Christina Higgins, Professor & Graduate Chair, Second Language Studies, UH-Mānoa 1. Navigating your MA progress We will examine the MA advising form together and talk about specializations, core courses, seminar courses, and electives. Students will better understand what it takes …

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Third Chuo-UHM-UTokyo Student Conference on Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, and Second Language Acquisition

Friday, September 15, 2017 Held at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Center for Korean Studies Pavillion 1881 East-West Road Schedule: 13:30-14:30 Plenary Lecture Professor Yuki Hirose, The University of Tokyo “Predictive processing of novel compounds in adults and children” 14:40-15:30 Poster session A 15:40-16:30 Poster session B 16:40-17:30 Poster session C 17:40-18:30 Reception Networking, with …

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SLS Fall Orientation – August 17, 2017, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

SLS FALL ORIENTATION Thursday, August 17, 2017 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Location: Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

ARCHIVE Spring 2017 Brown Bags

January 26 Effect of Tracking Authentic Video Clips on the Enhancing of Comprehensibility and Intelligibility of L2 Speech: A Mixed-Methods-Approach Presenter: Dianning Qu, Central South University, China Though achieving successful communication and near nativelike standards tend to be the ideal goals of L2 language learners (van Maastricht et al., 2016), a foreign accent is such …

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PhD in SLS Student Mark Wilding Recognized with Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Congratulations to Mark Wilding, PhD in SLS Student, for being recognized with Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for a Graduate Assistant! Click title to learn more…

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Charlene Junko Sato Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships of up to $1,500 are available for students at any University of Hawai‘i campus to engage in research or outreach. Click title to learn more…

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May 19 Dissertation Defense – Justin Cubilo

Announcing PhD in Second Language Studies Dissertation Defense Justin Cubilo Video-Mediated Listening Passages and Typed Note-Taking: Examining Their Effects on Examinees’ Listening Test Performance and Item Characteristics Chair: James Dean Brown Friday, May 19, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Moore Hall, Room 155A Technology has created many implications for second language (L2) listening assessment, particularly as it …

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May 9 Dissertation Defense – Bonnie Sylwester

Announcing PhD in Second Language Studies Dissertation Defense Bonnie Sylwester Impact of Program Assessment in Higher Education: A Case of an Applied Linguistics Program Chair: Thom Hudson Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Moore Hall, Room 155A While program-level assessment has become common in higher education, questions remain about the impacts of assessment on teaching …

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May 12 Dissertation Defense – Mari Miyao

Announcing PhD in Second Language Studies Dissertation Defense Mari Miyao The processing of referential expressions in discourse by Chinese and Japanese L2 learners of English Chair: Bonnie D. Schwartz Friday, May 12, 2:00–4:00 p.m. Moore Hall, Room 155A Referential expressions (REs), such as proper names and pronouns, pose challenges to second language learners (L2ers). Generally, …

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Language Acquisition Reading Group (LARG)

The Language Acquisition Reading Group is a research group intended to foster and develop research in first or second language acquisition, as well as related issues such as first language attrition and aphasia. All theoretical approaches are welcome, though there is an emphasis on research in the linguistic/psycholinguistic tradition. The Reading Group provides graduate students …

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