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Friday, November 15 • 13:30 - 14:00
Genre classification of student writing: Methods and insights

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Multiple approaches to genre classification are adopted in writing research, each with advantages and disadvantages. We compare several classification frameworks, drawn from corpus linguistics and WAC scholarship, then apply them to a corpus of first year L2 writing to consider what they make visible or occlude in analyzing student writing.

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Christine Tardy

Professor of English Applied Linguistics, 1970
Christine Tardy is a Professor of English Applied Linguistics at the University of Arizona, where she teaches courses in TESOL, applied linguistics, and second language writing to undergraduate and graduate students. Her research interests include second language writing, genre theory... Read More →
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Shelley Staples

University of Arizona

Friday November 15, 2019 13:30 - 14:00 MST
Graham (30 pax)