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Publications and Presentations - Feb. 28

Publications and Presentations - Feb. 28

Veena Dwivedi (Applied Linguistics) gave an invited lecture entitled “Efficiency in sentence processing” for the Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics Lecture Series at York University Feb. 27, 2014.
Publications
Dwivedi, VD (2013). Interpreting quantifier scope ambiguity: Evidence of heuristic first, algorithmic second processing. PLoS ONE 8(11):e81461.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081461. It can be read here.

MIT brain and cognitive sciences prof to speak at Brock

MIT brain and cognitive sciences prof to speak at Brock

Ted Gibson from the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is coming to Brock. Gibson’s research focuses on applying information and communication theory in order to understand how language is understood in real-time.

Applied Linguistics accredited by TESL Ontario

Applied Linguistics accredited by TESL Ontario

There’s nothing wrong with trumpeting good news - in any language.

Brock certificate course helps teachers avoid professional burnout

Brock certificate course helps teachers avoid professional burnout

Rediscover the joys of teaching with a new one-day professional development certificate course in reflective practice, offered by Brock’s Faculty of Humanities.

Talk will look at the phonetic world of infants

Talk will look at the phonetic world of infants

The next talk in the Department of Applied Linguistics’ ongoing speaker series will explore the connections between the types of speech sounds infants are able to perceive, the peculiarities of infant-directed speech - also known as “baby talk” - and the shapes of our world’s sound systems.

Series looks at latest developments in the study of language

Series looks at latest developments in the study of language

Brock University’s Department of Applied Linguistics has been sharing the latest developments in their field of study with the Brock and Niagara communities for more than five years with its speaker series.

Brock to be represented at Chinese Bridge competition

Brock to be represented at Chinese Bridge competition

Amanda McMillan will be spending the next week packing her bags and calming her nerves.

The newly minted graduate of Brock’s linguistics program will be China-bound on July 15 to be an observer at the annual Chinese Bridge, an international competition of language and cultural proficiency for university students who have learned Chinese as a second language.

Brock Humanities student receives national award

Brock Humanities student receives national award

McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, a leading Canadian publisher of educational resources, has presented Brock speech language sciences student Candice Boekestyn with one of 20 national scholarships.

Brock prof has award named after him at U.S. university

Brock prof has award named after him at U.S. university

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) has named a language teacher award in honor of Thomas S.C. Farrell, professor of Applied Linguistics at Brock. . . .

App and website help non-English speakers learn pronunciation

App and website help non-English speakers learn pronunciation

A Brock linguistics researcher has developed a website and mobile app to help non-native English speakers fine-tune their English pronunciation.

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