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A corpus linguistic analysis of 50 years of Bob Dylan lyrics : linguistics

A corpus linguistic analysis of 50 years of Bob Dylan lyrics : linguistics | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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#corpusMOOC Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation starts Sept 29

#corpusMOOC Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation starts Sept 29 | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
This free MOOC Offers practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities. It is an 8-week course and is run by Lancaster University. M...
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Ten of the best collective nouns

Ten of the best collective nouns | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
From a murder of crows to a misbelief of painters, Chloe Rhodes investigates the intriguing origins of her favourite collective nouns
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#CFP Words, Words, Words – Corpora and Lexis 36th ICAME conference

#CFP Words, Words, Words – Corpora and Lexis 36th ICAME conference | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Young read more books than older generation, research finds

Young read more books than older generation, research finds | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Study of American millenials finds 88% of the under-30s read at least one book a year, compared to 79% of their elders Continue reading...
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Grammar features of Twitter

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Book Review: Visual Insights: A Practical Guide to Making Sense of Data by Katy Börner and David E. Polley

Book Review: Visual Insights: A Practical Guide to Making Sense of Data by Katy Börner and David E. Polley | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
This book, developed for use in an information visualisation MOOC, covers data analysis algorithms that enable extraction of patterns and […]
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CFP #CALICO 2015 Places and Spaces: Redefining #LanguageLearning Deadline proposals OCT 31

CFP #CALICO 2015 Places and Spaces: Redefining #LanguageLearning Deadline proposals OCT 31 | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Two thirds of parents 'don't know what an algorithm is'

Two thirds of parents 'don't know what an algorithm is' | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
As schools prepare to start teaching the new computing curriculum this week, parents admit they feel ill-equipped
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Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC): Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests @NPR

Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC): Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests @NPR | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
An NPR feature which disccusses W. Pennebaker contribution to human use of words. This was also the subject of my own contribution to the 2010 World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies w...
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7 Tips on how to Drive Students Motivation ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Tips on how to Drive Students Motivation ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

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Critiques des typologies de MOOC

Critiques des typologies de MOOC | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

epuis 2012, plusieurs équipes de chercheurs proposent des typologies ou des cadres descriptifs de MOOC. Leur objectif est de faciliter les comparaisons entre les MOOC....


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People now spend most of their digital time on mobile apps

People now spend most of their digital time on mobile apps | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Image Credit: IsisThe app world has taken over the great digital attention span, with the U.S. population now spending 52 percent of its “digital time” on mobile apps, according to a Comscore report.
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GCSE results: English pass rates drop for first time in 20 years

GCSE results: English pass rates drop for first time in 20 years | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Proportion of A*-C grades down but more students get top marks. Spanish rises in popularity but single sciences fall Continue reading...
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CFP Research in Corpus Linguistics (RiCL)

CFP Research in Corpus Linguistics (RiCL) | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Video: Interview with John C Wells, author of Sounds Interesting (part 1 of 2)

In this insightful talk John C Wells, Emeritus Professor of Phonetics at University College London, discusses his latest book with Cambridge University Press...
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The Best Language for Math - Wall Street Journal

The Best Language for Math - Wall Street Journal | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal
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Intro to Computer Science is now the most popular freshman class at Harvard. Here’s why that matters

Intro to Computer Science is now the most popular freshman class at Harvard. Here’s why that matters | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Image Credit: Flickr user jeanbaptisteparisThe educational aspirations of the nation’s elite students are shifting towards Silicon Valley: Introduction to Computer Science is now the most popular class for Harvard freshman.
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A review of “Researching Specialized Languages” | Lenguajes de especialidad, corpus lingüísticos y lingüística inglesa aplicada a la ingeniería del conocimiento

A review of “Researching Specialized Languages” | Lenguajes de especialidad, corpus lingüísticos y lingüística inglesa aplicada a la ingeniería del conocimiento | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Language Processing with Perl and Prolog, 2nd edition @Springer

Language Processing with Perl and Prolog, 2nd edition @Springer | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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CFP #Grammar of #genres and #styles: which approaches to prefer? 16 Jan 2015 -Pascual Pérez-Paredes research blog

CFP #Grammar of #genres and #styles: which approaches to prefer? 16 Jan 2015 -Pascual Pérez-Paredes research blog | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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ELF corpora in the mainstream: notes from the ICAME 35 ...

ELF corpora in the mainstream: notes from the ICAME 35 ... | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Mikko Laitinen, Magnus Levin and Alexander Lakaw presented a poster entitled “Ongoing grammatical change and the new Englishes: Towards a set of corpora of English use in the expanding circle” (link to pdf, or click on ...

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How Computer Technology Will Transform Schools ...

How Computer Technology Will Transform Schools ... | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

Nearly every other industry has been changed beyond recognition by the invention of computers. Why not education, arguably one of the industries with the most to gain?


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i2Speak - Free Online Smart IPA Keyboard

i2Speak - Free Online Smart IPA Keyboard | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

i2Speak is a free online Smart IPA Keyboard (International Phonetic Alphabet) to quickly write phonetic symbols using Roman letters without the need to memorize any symbol code.

 

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 27, 12:39 AM

Well I'm not so sure about quick and not needing to know the symbols and code, but it does work well.


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Free IPA keyboard resource - great for ELA/ESL/EFL educators

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 27, 11:47 PM

About time! Easy way to have phonetic transcription at hand!

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MIT study shows people would rather take orders from a robot than their boss

MIT study shows people would rather take orders from a robot than their boss | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Above: One of Meka Robotics' creationsImage Credit: Meka RoboticsResearch coming out of MIT confirms that in a two-human, one-robot team working toward a common goal, the humans would rather the robot be in charge.
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The Neuroscience of Fairness and Injustice

The Neuroscience of Fairness and Injustice | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

How Our Brains Are Wired to Resist Unfair Treatment


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Melanie Greenberg's curator insight, August 22, 9:35 PM

Why fair treatment makes our brains happy and unfair treatment disgusts us.

Melanie Greenberg's curator insight, August 22, 9:36 PM

How our brains work to warn us about unfair treatment.

Melanie Greenberg's curator insight, August 22, 9:37 PM

We are wired to like fair treatment and dislike exploitation.