It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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I am currently training Hiring Managers on how to interview effectively on
the phone. Their common complaint is that they are missing non-verbal
cues so cannot make reasonable judgements. I wonder if anyone can
recommend any papers / research that have been done on this subject.
Even if not specific to interviewing, I would be interested in any papers or
studies done on telephone dialogue and analysis on this. I realise this is
really broad - my HMs aren't linguictic experts but I just feel if I can give
them some background it might help frame the training.