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LINGUIST List 18.1806

Thu Jun 14 2007

Confs: Language Acquisition/Netherlands

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Message 1: Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research
Date: 14-Jun-2007
From: Roberta Tedeschi <roberta.tedeschilet.uu.nl>
Subject: Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research


Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research
Short Title: EMLAR IV

Date: 06-Nov-2007 - 08-Nov-2007
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Contact: Natalie Boll
Contact Email: emlarlet.uu.nl
Meeting URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/emlar/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

The workshop aims at training advanced MA and PhD students working on first and
second language acquisition in experimental research. Lectures cover language
testing methods, statistics, computational modelling of acquisition,
longitudinal studies, language proficiency tests and sentence processing among
other things. Participants are also offered practical sessions on PRAAT, SPSS
(introductory and advanced), statistics with R, CHILDES, CELEX, web-based
experiments and E-Prime.

We are glad to announce the fourth edition of EMLAR (Experimental Methods in
Language Acquisition Research). It will take place in Utrecht (The Netherlands)
from the 6th till the 8th of November 2007 with a brand new program. A series
of lectures will be given by experts in various domains of language acquisition
research.

The full program of EMLAR IV and details about registration can be found at:
http://www.let.uu.nl/emlar/
For further questions, contact us at: emlar at let dot uu dot nl
Deadline for registration: 30-Sep-2007

Lectures: Invited speakers

Harald Clahsen (University of Essex)
Ewa D?browska - t.b.c - (University of Sheffield)
Paola Escudero (University of Amsterdam)
Paula Fikkert (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Janet van Hell (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Bart Hollebrandse (University of Groningen)
Jacqueline van Kampen (Utrecht University)
Folkert Kuiken (University of Amsterdam)
Alex Perovic (UCL, London)
Hugo Quené (Utrecht University)
Sharon Unsworth (Utrecht University)
Virginia Valian (City University of New York)
Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania)

Lectures: Topics

On-line sentence processing
Language testing methods
Comparing methods for L2/L3 research
Infant testing
ERP
Experimental semantics
Longitudinal data
Language proficiency tests
Language testing in atypically developing populations
Introduction to experimental design and statistics
L1 acquisition
Child L2 acquisition
Computational modelling of acquisition

Workshops: Invited speakers and topics

Paul Boersma (University of Amsterdam) - PRAAT
Sam Featherston (University of Tübingen) - Web-based experiments
Roeland van Hout (Radboud University, Nijmegen) - Advanced SPSS
Esther Janse (Utrecht University) - Introductory SPSS
Nivja de Jong (University of Amsterdam) - E-prime
Jacqueline van Kampen (Utrecht University) - CHILDES
Emmanuel Keuleers (University of Antwerpen) - CELEX database
Holger Mitterer (Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen) - PRAAT
Keren Shatzman (Utrecht University) - Statistics with R
Helena Taelman (University of Antwerpen) - CHILDES

Exact titles and course descriptions will follow later.

Organisation
Sergio Baauw
Natalie Boll
Jacqueline van Kampen
Tom Lentz
Hannah De Mulder
Roberta Tedeschi


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