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Your default semantics are very unlikely to be my default semantics

Naming Conventions for Naming Things by David Loshin.
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In a recent email exchange with a colleague, I have been discussing two aspects of metadata: naming conventions and taxonomies.
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Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language

Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
VirtualWritingTutor is a grammar checker for ESL writing. Finds common ESL spelling mistakes and grammar errors for free.

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Camelia Mojica Rodríguez's comment, August 11, 2013 9:39 AM
is a very importante to learn english
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Great tool
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A great tool for English language students.

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26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments

26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Need to create online assessments for a flipped classroom or for a blended learning environment? Here are 26 tools to get you started.
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Clustering Search with Carrot2

Clustering Search with Carrot2 | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
This work isn't an exhaustive tutorial by any means, for that I link to the main tutorials. But it gives you a sense of what I did to ingest data like webpages and PDF files into a research databas...
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Clustering algorithm on text sources, as well as indexing them for easy retrieval. 

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AESLA2014 : Language Industries and Social Change

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Theories Pass: Learners and Teachers Remain

Here's an article by Scheffler, which I've edited a bit. It's a free download from the Applied Linguistics Journal website. I have to say that I don't think Scheffler gives an accurate account of S...
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Scheffler,F. (2012) Theories Pass: Learners and Teachers Remain. Applied Linguistics, 33/5: 603–607.

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Top reasons for trolling include boredom and amusement - Telegraph

Top reasons for trolling include boredom and amusement - Telegraph | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Boredom is the main cause of "trolling" and "cyberbullying" on social media sites, a study shows.
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Thanks to Mame du Bois through Forensic-Linguistics list

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Developing an Ontology of Legal Research

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Developing an Ontology of Legal Research by Amy Taylor.
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This session will describe my efforts to develop a legal ontology for teaching legal research.
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Corpus/Applied Linguistics International PhD Scholarship in UK 2013-2016

Corpus/Applied Linguistics International PhD Scholarship in UK 2013-2016 | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

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Innovative Teaching and Learning (ITL) research: A global look at pedagogies for 21st century skills

Innovative Teaching and Learning (ITL) research: A global look at pedagogies for 21st century skills | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Free book: Language corpora and the language classroom.

Pérez-Paredes, P. & Díez Bedmar, B. 2010. Language corpiora and the language classroom. Murcia: Consejería de Educación de la CARM. ISBN 978-84-692-4229-

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Pérez-Paredes, P. & Díez Bedmar, B. 2010. Language corpiora and the language classroom. Murcia: Consejería de Educación de la CARM.

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New developments in corpus linguistics and the study of language variation and change

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Bech, Kristin; Andersen, Gisle  Language and Computers, Volume 77, Number 1, June 2013 , pp. 1-9(9)
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FYI: ITL – International Journal of Applied Linguistics, Now ...

John Benjamins Publishing is pleased to announce that it is now the publisher of ITL – International Journal of Applied Linguistics. ITL – International Journal of Applied Linguistics is a refereed journal devoted to studies in the ...
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As expected: Chinese loans in English

In "Why so little Chinese in English?", Robert Lane Greene ponders the paucity of recent Chinese loanwords in English, and there is a further discussion on Language Hat.   English loves to borrow far and wide, yet it is strange how few words of...
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New "rooms" enter the language

New "rooms" enter the language | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
bedroom tax noun a reduction in the amount of housing benefit given to people who have a spare bedroom in their property A mum of two from Peterborough is bracing herself to become one of the first victims of the Government’s so-called ‘bedroom tax’.
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Mapping Applied Linguistics - Free resources

Mapping Applied Linguistics - Free resources | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

Mapping Applied Linguistics: A Guide for Students and Practitioners provides an innovative and wide-ranging introduction to the full scope of applied linguistics.

 

Incorporating both socio-cultural and cognitive perspectives, the book maps the diverse and constantly expanding range of theories, methods and issues faced by students and practitioners alike. Practically oriented and ideally suited to students new to the subject area, the book provides in-depth coverage of:

language teaching and education, literacy and language disorderslanguage variation and world Englisheslanguage policy and planninglexicography and forensic linguisticsmultilingualism and translation.

Including real data and international examples, the book features further reading and exercises in each chapter, fieldwork suggestions and a full glossary of key terms. 


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Semantics Gives Computing A Whole New Meaning

Semantics Gives Computing A Whole New Meaning | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Through Text Analytics Linked In group

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46 Education App Review Sites For Teachers And Students

46 Education App Review Sites For Teachers And Students | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Katie and I can't cover the entire education app industry by ourselves. Luckily, there are dozens of other sites specifically devoted to education app reviews for teachers and students.

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Rodrigo Carneiro's curator insight, July 10, 2013 11:34 AM

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Nuno Magalhães Ribeiro's curator insight, July 17, 2013 2:44 PM

Uma revisão muito interessante de um conjunto de apps especialmente concebidas para a organização de professores e estudantes.

Batu Alam Murah's comment, July 26, 2013 9:52 PM
That's really good
http://www.stonetilefactory.com/
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Plag tracker API (pay service)

Plag tracker API (pay service) | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Tim Berners-Lee: internet freedom must be safeguarded - The Guardian

Tim Berners-Lee: internet freedom must be safeguarded - The Guardian | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
The Guardian Tim Berners-Lee: internet freedom must be safeguarded The Guardian Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf and Louis Pouzin were jointly awarded the inaugural £1m Queen Elizabeth prize for engineering during a glittering Buckingham Palace...
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Review: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Schmidt and Wörner (eds., 2012)

24.2603, Review: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Schmidt and Wörner (eds., 2012): http://t.co/bggb6L1KUm
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Smart Visualization Annotation

Smart Visualization Annotation by Enrico Bertini.
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There are three research papers which have drawn my attention lately.
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From: Another Word For It, by Patrick Durusau 

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Video: From learner autonomy and CALL to Mobile Assisted Language Use (MALU) and e-acquisition

Video: From learner autonomy and CALL to Mobile Assisted Language Use (MALU) and e-acquisition | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
The recordings that we made from our two main events at the annual conference at Liverpool are now live. All the talks at both the Pre-Conference Event and our SIG day are available in the members area now.
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Huw Jarvis - From learner autonomy and CALL to Mobile Assisted Language Use (MALU) and e-acquisition

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Innovations in Learning Technologies for English Language Teaching

This publication offers a different approach to the uses of learning technologies in the language classroom. As a regular classroom teacher you will be able to find lesson ideas to adapt to your own contexts; as a teacher trainer, there is a useful overview of the current state of the art in each of the contexts and a range of practical examples.


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Mrs Shahinur's curator insight, June 21, 2013 10:26 AM

The innovation approach in teaching is really praseworthy.

Jovi Buendia's curator insight, August 8, 2013 12:51 AM

An awesome resource on integrating language learning and technology.  Plenty of sites listed for different target areas.  

John O'Connor's curator insight, October 21, 2013 7:54 PM

This is a well organised a very interesting book for the modern language teacher. Just look at the table in the introduction to each chapter and you will find a wealth of ideas for language teaching.

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10th International Conference on Terminology and Artificial Intelligence

10th International Conference on Terminology and Artificial Intelligence | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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