Research Projects in PIE 2012-2013

Number

Principal Investigator(s)

Project Title

1Adnan Ajsic*Effects of Corpus-based Instruction on L2 Recognition, Recall, and Use of Signal Markers

2

Necla Arlic

Efficacy of Written Corrective Feedback for Improving Grammar in L2 Writing

3

Marianna Beery & Dan Isbell*

Vocabulary through Reading Test

4

Dan Brown

Test of Error Correction and Metalinguistic Knowledge

5

Dan Brown

L2 Students’ and Composition Teachers’ Perceptions of Textual Borrowing

6

James Carpenter, Nick Velde, Nadege Neta

Synthesis Rubric Development for Content-based Instruction

7

Euijung Cheong

Self - Peer - & Teacher Assessments in ESL Writing

8

Euijung Cheong

Corpus-Informed Materials Development for Teaching Stance in ESL Writing

9

Euijung Cheong

Stance Features in ESL Students' Oral Presentations

10

William Crawford & Kim McDonough

Frequent Linguistic Features in Collaborative Speaking Tasks

11

Turkan Deperlioglu, Taichi Hardiman, Hongbo Zhu

Creating a New Writing Rubric

12

Min Fan**

The Effect of Textual Enhancement Embedded in a Consciousness-Raising Task on English Subject-Verb Agreement

13

Anna M. Gates Tapia

Instruction in Semantic Prosody and Collocation: Two Approaches for Deepening Lexical Knowledge

14

Maria Nelly Guttierez Arvizu

Systematic Differences in Item Difficulty between Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory

15

Mathew Hammill, Arizona State University

Second Language Writing in Intensive English Programs and First Year Composition

16

Sumi Han

Text Variables as Predictors of Reading Item Difficulty

17

Joan Jamieson & Nic May

Expanding Scales of Speaking and Writing English Language Tests

18

Rebecca Javorsky

Is English 100 Valuable for English As a Second Language Students?

19

Hyojin Jeon, D. Brown, N. Arlic, K. Lenz, K. Pusey, K. Rakita, E. Schnur, J. Wright

Factors Associated with Second Language Writing

20

Okim Kang

Enhancing Communication between US Undergraduates and International Students through Structured Contact Activities

21

Tingting Kang

Self-controlled Podcasts: An Effective Way to Practice L2 Listening?

22

Tingting Kang  & Linxiao Wang

Using FACETS to Investigate the Appropriacy of an IEP Speaking Placement Test

23

Yilman Koo

Students' Attitudes toward Corpus-based Teaching Materials in ESL Settings

24

Yilman Koo

Effects of Anxiety on Grammatical Errors and Writing Performance

25

Qiandi Liu

Collaborative and Individual Form-focused Tasks

26

Qiandi Liu

Learners’ and Instructors’ Perceptions and Preferences for Feedback in ESL Writing

27

Robert Mitchell, Ohio State University

Views of Saudi Students

28

Wendy McFeely

American University in Cairo, Egypt

CeAnn Myers

Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Classroom Participation Self-Assessment

29

Meghan Moran & Jim Dugan

Minimal Pairs Test

30

Ulugbek Nurmukhameodov

Web-Based Collocation Instruction: Implications for L2 Writers

31

Seonmin Park*

The Comparison between Input and Output Collocation Instruction

32

Seonmin Park

Investigating Differences of Tasks and Examinees in the Writing Performance

33

Seonmin Park

An Analysis of Noun Phrases in Academic Writing

34

Seonmin Park

Does an Item Matter in a Multiple Choice Test of Listening Comprehension?

35

Kerry Pusey & Karen Lenz

Investigating the Interaction of Visual Input, Working Memory, and Listening Comprehension

36

Muhammad Asif QureshiAge, Morphosyntax, and Second Language Writing

37

Muhammad Asif Qureshi

Editing Task for Assessing L2 Writers’ Knowledge of Morphosyntax

38

Kayla Rakita

Relationships among L2 Anxiety, Motivation, and the Production of Vocabulary

39

Randall Rebman

Preferences for Word Collection Techniques

40

Randall Rebman

Test Development of an Email Response Task for Academic Writing Assessment

41

Erin Schnur

The Effects of Concordance Line Modification in DDL Materials

42

Erin Schnur, Erin Aldrich, Joe Wright

Textual Organization in Listening

43

Namhee Suk

Discovering the Effectiveness of Extensive Reading Activities on L2 Reading

44

Nicholas Velde, Yuan Zhuang, Okim Kang

The Effect of Self-Evaluation on Oral Performance

45

Xin Wang

Does Authenticity Really Matter in Grammar Teaching and Learning?

46

Xin Wang

Evaluating task characteristics and grammar on speaking and writing tasks

47

Joe Wright & Erin Schnur

Working Memory and L2 Writing

48

Yuan Zhuang

ESL Students' Intonation Learning in an IEP

 

Note. * indicates PIE Research Award Recipients for 2013; ** indicates Honorable Mention