Krissa Guevarra selected for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program

Congratulations to Krissa Guevarra who has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship! Krissa will be teaching in South Korea in 2024. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the nation’s largest study abroad fellowship program, facilitating cultural exchange through…

M.A. Student Megan McGehee Receives Presidential Award for Outstanding Service

Megan “Maggie” McGehee is a current MA student in the SLS Department. This past week, she has been awarded the University of Hawai’i Presidential Award for Outstanding Service. The Presidential Award for Outstanding Services honors a UH Manoa staff member…

Speaking performances, stakeholder perceptions, and test scores: Extrapolating from the Duolingo English test to the universityDaniel Isbell, Dustin Crowther, Hitoshi Nishizawa

Journal: Language Testing Authors: Daniel Isbell, Dustin Crowther, Hitoshi Nishizawa Article: Speaking performances, stakeholder perceptions, and test scores: Extrapolating from the Duolingo English test to the university Abstract: The extrapolation of test scores to a target domain—that is, association between…

Ph.D. Students Sera Chun and Michaela Nuesser Receive Faith C. Ai Memorial Scholarship

PhD students Sera Chun and Michaela Nuesser are both scholarship recipients of the Faith C. Ai Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to MA and PhD graduate students majoring in any subject (as long as they intend to teach), and…

Dustin Crowther and Daniel Isbell receives grant from APTIS

Congratulations to SLS faculty Dustin Crowther and Daniel Isbell, who have received a $20,925 US grant from the British Council to investigating the strength of association between speech intelligibility and comprehensibility across APTIS speaking tasks. This grant will additionally allow…

Dr. Grüter and 10 SLS graduate students publish paper in SSLA based on Fall 2021 seminar project

Title: Language proficiency modulates listeners’ selective attention to a talker’s mouth: a conceptual replication of Birulés et al. (2020) Authors: Theres Grüter, Jieun Kim, Hitoshi Nishizawa, Jue Wang, Raed Alzahrani, Yu-Tzu Chang, Hoan Nguyen, Michaela Nuesser, Akari Ohba, Sachiko Roos,…

Ph.D. student Daniel Holden Receive CALL Uehiro Dissertation Fellowship

December of 2022, PhD candidate Daniel Holden received the CALL Uehiro Dissertation Fellowship. His dissertation research seeks to identify second language program administrators with a critical or social justice orientation in language schools on O’ahu, and asks them to describe…