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Lisa Russell-Pinson
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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#1Lisa Russell-Pinson (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 2
#2M. Lynne Harris (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 1
Abstract In this Short Communication, we report on some stresses experienced by L2 writers in the dissertation process and argue that when these emotions go unacknowledged and unaddressed, they can result in deleterious outcomes for these writers. Drawing on our work with writers in dissertation support groups, we note the sources of stress for the L2 students; while the genesis of some of the L2 students’ stress may be attributed solely to challenges in text production, other factors, such as i...
#1Boyd Davis (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 11
#2Lisa Russell-Pinson (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 2
This chapter explores the use of one corpus in two different contexts: content-area K-12 teacher preparation and medical education. The corpus, the Charlotte Narrative and Conversation Collection, consists of over 500 oral interviews and narratives; all of the speakers in the corpus reside in and around Mecklenburg County, NC, and span a range of ages, ethnicities, cultures and native languages. This collection is drawn upon to sensitize content-area public school teachers to the backgrounds of ...
#1Boyd Davis (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 11
#2Lisa Russell-Pinson (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 2
This paper describes the technology-based training initiatives developed for public school teachers in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. It focuses on the uses of corpora and concordancing in in-services and coursework designed for ESL, sheltered-content ESL and content-area teachers and describes how these groups of teachers have responded to the initial training. The challenges of introducing K-12 teachers to the applications of corpora and concordancing are highlighted and recommendations f...
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