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Research / Publications

Professor Yun Xiao announces her newest publication Current Issues in Chinese Linguistics (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011) with Liang Tao and Hooi Ling Soh. 


Other Publications:

Houston, Tony "Bowles, Melissa A. (2011) The Think-Aloud Controversy in Second Language Research. New York: Routledge, 2010. pp. 168. $120.00, cloth; $39.95, paper. ISBN 978-0-415-99483-5, cloth; 978-0-415-99484-2, paper" The Modern Language Journal 95 (pp. 666-667).

Houston, Tony (2010) “Affective Structured Input Online: How Authentic Are Learner Responses?” Hispania 92:3. (pp. 218-234).

Houston, Tony (2007) "Retrofitted Materials for WebCT: Guidelines for Authors, Web Designers and Users" CALICO Journal 24:3 (pp. 657-673).

Houston, Tony and Paaige Turner (2007) "Mindful Learning and Second Language Acquisition" Academic Exchange Quarterly 11:1. (87-92).

Houston, Tony and Paaige Turner (2007) "Mindfulness and Communicative Language Teaching" Academic Exchange Quarterly 11:1. (138-142).

Houston, Tony (2006) "Communication Strategies in the Foreign Language Classroom." Applied Language Learning 16:2. (pp. 65-82).

Houston, Tony (2005) "Outcomes Assessment for Beginning and Intermediate Spanish: One Program's Process and Results" Foreign Language Annals 38:3. (pp. 366-376).

Houston, Tony (2006) "A Review of the Cuaderno de trabajo electrónico to accompany Dos Mundos, Fifth Edition" Hispania 89:3. (pp. 556-558).

Houston, Tony (2005) "A Review of the Cuaderno de trabajo electrónico to accompany "Sabías que...", Fourth Edition" Hispania 88:4. (pp. 793-796).

Houston, Tony (2004) "Processing L2 Input Sentences: The Effects of Context and Learner Level" In Lima, Richard, A. (Ed.). Studies in Modern and Classical Languages (VI): Selected Procedings of the Southeast Conference on Foreign Languages & Literatures. (pp. 99-112).

VanPatten, Bill and Tony Houston (1998) "Contextual Effects in Processing L2 Input Sentences" Spanish Applied Linguistics 2:1, 53-70.

Houston, Tony (1997) "Sentence Processing in Spanish as a Second Language: A Study of Word Order and Background Knowledge." in William R. Glass and Ana T. Pérez-Leroux (eds.) Contemporary Perspectives on the Acquisition of Spanish, Volume 2: Production, Processing and Comprehension, 123-134. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Houston, Tony (2001) "Una metodología para promover y evaluar la interacción entre estudiantes" Unir: Revista de la Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit.  No. 29-30 July-December 2001, pp. 32-34.

Savignon (1997) Collaborative Assistant to Bill VanPatten (Language Professional Series Editor) on the revision of Communicative Competence: Theory and Classroom Practice" McGraw-Hill.

Forthcoming

"Beyond Accreditation: An Assessment Model for University Foreign Language Programs” Proceedings from the AATSP 11th Biennial Northeast Regional Meeting October 11, 2009.

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Yun Xiao . (2011). Current Issues in Chinese Linguistics , (with Liang Tao and Hooi Ling Soh) Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Yun Xiao. (2011). Chinese language and linguistics in the new era. In Yun Xiao, Liang Tao, and Hooi Ling Soh (eds.), Current Issues in Chinese Linguistics , (with Liang Tao and Hooi Ling Soh). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 1-23.

Yun Xiao. (2011). NP ellipsis in Chinese discourse. Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association 46(1). 31-59.

Yun Xiao. (2011). Chinese language in the United States: An ethnolinguistic perspective. In Linda Tsung and ken Cruickshank (eds.), Teaching and Learning Chinese in Global Contexts. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group. 181-196.

Yun Xiao. (2010). Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language: Theories and Applications. 2 nd printing . (With Michal Everson). Boston: Cheng & Tsui Publishing Company.

Yun Xiao. (2010) Chinese in the United States. In Kim Potowski (ed.) Language diversity in the USA. Cambridge University Press, UK. 81-95.

Yun Xiao. (2010). Discourse features and development in L2 writing of Chinese. In Michael Everson and Helen Shen. (eds.) Research Among Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. 135-153.

 

Yun Xiao. (2007-2010) 4-volume Tales and Traditions: Readings in Chinese Literature Serie s, (with Hui Xiao, Ying Wang, etc. al.) Boston: Cheng & Tsui Publishing Company.

 

Yun Xiao. (2010). Editor of Proceedings of the 21 st North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-21). NACCL website, Ohio State University .

Yun Xiao. (2009). Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language: Theories and Application, (with Michael Everson). Boston: Cheng & Tsui Publishing Company.

Yun Xiao. (2009). Teaching Chinese Orthography and Discourse: Knowledge and Pedagogy. In Michael Everson and Yun Xiao (Eds.) Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language: Theories and Application. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Publishing Company. 113-130.

Yun Xiao. (2009) Teaching Chinese as a Heritage Language: Key to Success. In Michael Everson and Yun Xiao (Eds.) Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language: Theories and Application. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Publishing Company. 177-194.

Yun Xiao. (2008). Chinese as a Heritage Language: Fostering Rooted World Citizenry , (with Agnes Weiyun He). Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, National Foreign Language Resource Center.

Yun Xiao. (2008). Home literacy environment in Chinese as a heritage language. (2008). In Agnes Weiyun He and Yun Xiao (Eds.) Chinese as a Heritage Language: Fostering Rooted World Citizenry , Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, National Foreign Language Resource Center. pp. 151-166.

Yun Xiao. (2008). Charting the CHL developmental path. In Agnes Weiyun He and Yun Xiao (Eds.) Chinese as a Heritage Language: Fostering Rooted World Citizenry, Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, National Foreign Language Resource Center. pp. 259-266.

Yun Xiao. (2006). Heritage Learners in Foreign Language Classroom: Home Background Knowledge and Language Development. The Heritage Language Journal , 4(1), 47-57.  http://www.heritagelanguages.org. /

 


Conference Presentations

Houston, Tony.

“Multiple-Response Questions as Affective Structured Input” Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 27 th Annual Conference, Amherst, MA. June 10, 2010.

“Beyond accreditation: A model of Foreign Language Outcomes Assessment.” AATSP 11 th Biennial Northeast Regional Meeting. Regis College October 11, 2009.

"Affective vs. Referential Structured Input On-Line: How Authentic Are Learner Responses” Georgetown University Roundtable. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. March 13 10, 2009.

 

Moon, Heather.

El secreto de sus ojos :" A window into Argentina's Past and Present". Department of Modern Languages Faculty Development Day.  Bryant University. Janary  21, 2012. 

“An Integrated Approach to Literature Study:  Incorporating Literary, Stylistic and Cultural Analysis in the Study of Literature at the Intermediate and Advanced Levels” 

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) Annual Conference.  Washington D.C. July 2011

Rhode Island Foreign Language Association (RIFLA) Annual Conference  October 2011  

 

Misuraca, Elisabetta.

“Italian Cinema: Unveiling Italy’s Truth: using Italian Cinema to students’ language proficiency and knowledge of Italy’s culture and its people.” Department of Modern Languages Faculty Development Day.  Bryant University. September 3, 2011. 

 

Yun Xiao

“Cohesive devices in L2 written and oral discourses.” Paper presented at CLTA/ACTFL 2011, Denver, Co, Nov. 17-20, 2011

“Chinese language in the U.S.: Maintenance and shift.” Paper presented at the 16 th World Conference of Applied Linguistics, Beijing, China, Aug. 23-29, 2011.

“NP ellipsis in Chinese discourse: recoverability and constraints.” Paper presented at the First International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse. University of California, Los Angeles, Oct. 29-31, 2010.

“Characteristics and Developmental Path of Chinese Heritage Language Learning.” Paper presented at The First Teachers College, Columbia University Roundtable in Second Language Acquisition of Chinese, Oct 1-2, 2010.

“Is Topic Chain the Solution for L2 Chinese Grammar Instruction?” Paper presented  at Princeton ' s 18th Conference on Chinese Language Instruction, April 24, 2010.