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MASC | Open American National Corpus

MASC | Open American National Corpus | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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The 500K Manually Annotated Sub Corpus (MASC) with validated annotations for over 15 linguistic phenomena is available for free download at http://www.anc.org/data/mascand also from the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC).

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Oxford English Dictionary – the future

Oxford English Dictionary – the future | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
The most significant lexicographic reference work in the English language can be yours digitally – but at a price and not forever
I remember the first time I saw the Compact Oxford English Dictionary.
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How To Organize Your Research With The Power Of Google Drive

How To Organize Your Research With The Power Of Google Drive | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Google Docs has made its home on Google Drive. So after one year, it’s high time to get used to calling it by the new account name.

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María Asunción Martínez Mayoral's curator insight, September 9, 2013 5:58 PM

Google no deja de sorprender; interesantes herramientas para investigación dentro de Google drive.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 14, 2013 1:55 PM

Amazing

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Learn to Write Badly: How to Succeed in the Social Sciences, by Michael Billig

Learn to Write Badly: How to Succeed in the Social Sciences, by Michael Billig | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Sandra Leaton Gray on a must-read for academics and their students
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According to the reviewer, the booknot only identifies some social science words and their use as problematic, but also holds their existence up as some kind of totemic symbol of academic incest and ultimate decline.

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Language teaching crisis as 40% of university departments face closure

Language teaching crisis as 40% of university departments face closure | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Number of universities offering modern languages degrees plunges from 105 in 2000 to 62 at start of this academic year
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Amid a deepening crisis in language learning – which is causing alarm at the highest levels of government – the number of universities offering degrees in modern languages has already plunged from 105 in 2000 to 62 at the start of this academic year.

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Deadline approaching: American Association for Applied Linguistics

Deadline approaching: American Association for Applied Linguistics | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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The proposal deadline for the 2014 Conference is 11:59 p.m.

 Pacific Time on August 21, 2013. Please plan accordingly, as unfortunately, we cannot accommodate any extensions.
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Computational Linguistics: Code Cracking in Our Every Day Lives

For 18 year old Presidential Scholar Richard “Tom” McCoy, becoming immersed in computational linguistics began at an early age. Beginning with code
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Thanks to Linguistic Society of America on FB

http://www.linguisticsociety.org

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60+ R resources to improve your data skills

60+ R resources to improve your data skills by Sharon Machlis.
Great collection of R resources! Some you will know, others are likely to be new to you.
Definitely worth the time to take a quick scan of Sharon’s listing.
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Why today is my last day teaching online… | The Edublogger

Why today is my last day teaching online… | The Edublogger | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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drawbacks of online learning

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Limited English Proficient Population of the United States

Limited English Proficient Population of the United States | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
In 2011, there were 25.3 million Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals residing in the United States, or roughly 9 percent of the nation's population ages 5 and older.
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Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Eye in the Sky: Melissa Browning's students saw their school's Brooklyn neighborhood through Google Maps's street view.
Credit: Google Maps





Among all the links and downloads out th...

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Distinguishing between forensic science and forensic pseudoscience

Science & Justice, Volume null, Issue null, Pages null, null, Authors:Geoffrey Stewart Morrison
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Morrison, G. S. (2013). Distinguishing between forensic science and forensic pseudoscience: Testing of validity and reliability, and approaches to forensic voice comparison. Science & Justice. doi:10.1016/j.scijus.2013.07.004


http://www.scienceandjusticejournal.com/article/S1355-0306%2813%2900061-0/abstract

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Literally? Who ruined English: Brits or Yanks?

Literally? Who ruined English: Brits or Yanks? | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Lexical jingoists like to cast blame for supposed perversions of usage and meaning.
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Researching Learner Written Language in Collaborative Environments and Wikis (Spanish)

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En este artículo presentamos una experiencia colaborativa en línea entre dos  Instituciones de Educación Superior en Inglaterra y España (curso académico 2008/2009). Dicha experiencia ofreció a los alumnos la oportunidad de desarrollar su destreza escritora por medio de una serie de actividades de naturaleza digital en las que el wiki estaba integrado de forma natural. Los alumnos ingleses y españoles se embarcaron en la redacción de un folleto turístico de un monumento relevante
desde el punto de vista histórico/artístico del otro país de forma colaborativa, ayudando al compañero en la redacción de su folleto y siendo ayudado de la misma
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Vídeo: la forma en que el cerebro humano comprende y aprende el lenguaje

Vídeo: la forma en que el cerebro humano comprende y aprende el lenguaje | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Desde la productora audiovisual MediaNOmedia se ponen en contacto con nosotros para ofrecernos un interesante colaboración en forma de programa di...
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LINGUIST List 24.3293: Review: Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Chau, Hyland & Handford (2012)

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Open Textbook - An Open Resource on Digital Literacy for Educators, Teachers and Schools

Open Textbook - An Open Resource on Digital Literacy for Educators, Teachers and Schools | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

There are practical guides to help facilitate accessibility for a wide audience and a visual map of resources that are hyperlinked to content to aid navigation. Suggestions of how to use this resource are offered as starting points for you to explore the themes, issues, literature and content and there is guidance to help you re-use this content within your own practice.


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delta14's curator insight, March 12, 2014 11:04 PM

Se ofrece una colección de materiales didácticos , así como guías de utilización de libre uso con la característica de que se pueden adecuar al contexto de trabajo.

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, March 13, 2014 9:51 AM

Wonderful Open Textbook.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 13, 2014 8:10 PM

It looks like a great starting place for teaching and learning resources for your educational environment.

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3 Facts About English’s Most Adorable Suffix, -ling

3 Facts About English’s Most Adorable Suffix, -ling | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Is there any suffix more adorable than the lovely little –ling? It gives us yearlings and starlings, downy ducklings and goslings, affectionate darlings and siblings, and comforting tender dumplings. But –ling hasn’t always been so little and cute.
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US government spending on big data to grow exponentially - Biometric Update

US government spending on big data to grow exponentially Biometric Update DARPA's Machine Reading program seeks to realize artificial intelligence applications by developing learning systems that process natural text and insert the resulting...
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Techniques and metrics for corpus-based approaches to Humanities and Social Sciences

Techniques and metrics for corpus-based approaches to Humanities and Social Sciences | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Edge Hill University is based in the north west of England, offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses, research and knowledge transfer services.
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Gabrielatos, C. (2013) Techniques and metrics for corpus-based approaches to Humanities and Social Sciences. Official launch of the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), 23 July 2013, Lancaster University.

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Analyze and Improve Your Writing Skills Online With Slick Write

Analyze and Improve Your Writing Skills Online With Slick Write | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Even the best writers are prone to the odd mistake. Slick Write is an online tool which helps correct and even improve your writing skills in several ways.
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I had a look at the demo. Interesting concept, nice idea. However, it takes a register-sensitive writer to interpret the cues and figure out how to integrate the feedback into a new draft.

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How can we make the most of corpora and Data-Driven Learning (DDL) in language learning and teaching?

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FreeLing 3.0 – Demo

FreeLing 3.0 – Demo
I have posted about FreeLing before but this web-based demo merits separate mention.
If you are not familiar with natural language processing (NLP), visit the FreeLing 3.0 demo and type in some sample text.
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