Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Digital Scholarship Lab (2nd floor of the west wing in the MSU Main Library)
Presenters: Madeline Shellgren This workshop focuses on various notions of accessibility. We will start with questioning who students are and why that is important to consider. Together, we will also explore ways to make space[...]
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Dr. Anne Violin-Wigent As part of my current investigation on the effectiveness of explicit instruction, this project investigates the evolution of the accuracy of French liaisons produced by students over a semester. Do they actually[...]
Mar 16 @ 8:15 am – 11:00 am B342 Wells
Come to see graduate students in the SLS Program present the research they will share at upcoming national conferences! 8:15 AM: Dan Isbell and Susie Kim: Works-in-Progress session: Please choose to sit at Dan Isbell[...]
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm East Lansing Public Library
The 11th annual family literacy event, One World, Many Stories is proud to present Connie Schofield-Morrison’s, I Got the Rhythm, a book about expressing yourself through dance and music and being inspired by the rhythm[...]
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Alissa Cohen This workshop will explore some of the challenges of promoting language study among American school children and look at the CeLTA Fellowship project I conducted this year to address some of these challenges.[...]
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm A222 Wells Hall
If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing twice: Doing replication research Join us for a workshop on replication research! Dr. Graeme Porte from the University of Granada will lead us through a workshop on[...]
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenters: Drs. Susan Gass, Paula Winke, Koen Van Gorp, and Emily Heidrich Join us to hear updates on the Language Proficiency Flagship Initiative, funded by the National Security Education Program within the Defense Language and[...]
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Roman Chepyshko’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Roman as he defends his dissertation on how adult ESL learners pattern more like native-English-speakers on their acceptance/non-acceptance of alternating and non-alternating verb phrases (like[...]
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am B243 Wells Hall
Shinhye Lee’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Shinhye as she defends her dissertation entitled “Effective Planning in Real-Time Speaking Test Tasks.”
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Dustin Crowther’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Dustin as he defends his dissertation entitled “Linguistic Measures of Second Language Speech: Moving From Monologic to Interactive Speech.”
Apr 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Dr. Aline Godfroid In this presentation, I give an interim report on a research project designed to chart the English knowledge of English as a Second Language speakers studying at Michigan State University. The specific aims[...]
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Drs. Zarema Kumakhova and Shannon Spasova This presentation will show a project that aims to facilitate the use of authentic reading texts throughout the Russian language curriculum. In first- and second-year Russian, students will complete[...]
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am B443 Wells Hall
Jeffrey Maloney’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Jeffrey as he defends his dissertation on Fulbright foreign language teachers’ technology use in foreign language classrooms in the United States, and how technology[...]
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Dmitrii Pastushenkov The purpose of this project was to develop teaching materials for online tutoring sessions using Zoom. The teaching materials include lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, and recorded online sessions for IELTS Speaking Preparation, TOEFL[...]
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am B243 Wells Hall
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm B243 Wells Hall
Magda Tigchelaar’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Magda as she defends her dissertation on college students’ use of the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-do Statements for self-assessment, and how self-assessment can better instructional practices.
May 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm B342 Wells Hall
Ina Choi’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Ina as she defends her dissertation on the differences in adult English language learners’ intentional and incidental L2 vocabulary learning. Her research is[...]
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Come and support Jie Liu as she defends her dissertation on Friday. Time and location: August 17 (Friday), 1:00 pm, B342 THE L2 ACQUISITION OF CHINESE CLASSIFIERS: COMPREHENSION AND PRODUCTION There is a long-standing discussion on whether[...]
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm B243 Wells Hall
All new SLS Ph.D. students: Orientation is 8/23/2018 at 9:30 AM in B243 in Wells Hall, with the lunch at noon in the Atrium. All SLS Faculty will join the meeting at 11 AM. Returning[...]
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm B243 Wells Hall
Returning students: Please join the new students and all faculty at noon in the Wells Hall 2nd floor Atrium for lunch, and also from 1 to 2 PM in B243 for a mixer. A potluck[...]
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Wells Hall B243
You are invited to the annual “Surviving Grad School” panel, organized by SOSLAP. The panel, teamed by Drs. Dustin De Felice, Senta Goertler, Patti Spinner, Amanda Lanier & Charlene Polio, gives you a chance to ask[...]
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Wells Hall A334
Basics in R (R studio, installation, import files, running code, useful resources)  SLA researchers have been increasingly using R (a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics; see more details here) to perform data cleaning and[...]
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wells Hall B243
Testing & Tasting (or the language assessment research and reading group) is a group for practitioners and researchers interested in language testing and assessment. Meetings provide a forum for both faculty and students to learn[...]
Sep 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Come learn about what job searches in applied linguistics entail, with Drs. Susan Gass and Paula Winke, noon to 1 PM, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, Room B342.
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm B243 Wells
  Join SLS student Susie Kim, who will be giving a practice talk for a corpus linguistics conference. Friday, September 14, Wells B243 from 3-4pm Title: Predicting CEFR proficiency level using grammatical criterial features In[...]
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Wells Hall B443
Workshop: Writing Research Papers Presenter(s): The Writing Center
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm B243 Wells Hall
Come and hear Dr. Reinders’s talk “Task-based Language Learning & Teaching BEYOND the Classroom.” Abstract: With their focus on genuine interaction and real-world outcomes, tasks lend themselves well to preparing learners for and supporting them[...]