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Designing Thematic Instruction With Authentic Resources: Science And Technology, Brian G. Kennelly 2016 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Designing Thematic Instruction With Authentic Resources: Science And Technology, Brian G. Kennelly

Brian G. Kennelly

No abstract provided.


Odysée Funèbre De L’Homosexuel Bis? Rereading Tony Duvert’S Interdit De Séjour, Brian G. Kennelly 2016 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Odysée Funèbre De L’Homosexuel Bis? Rereading Tony Duvert’S Interdit De Séjour, Brian G. Kennelly

Brian G. Kennelly

No abstract provided.


Designing Instruction For The #11;Ap French Language And Culture Course#11;, Brian G. Kennelly, Davara Potel, James Monk 2016 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Designing Instruction For The #11;Ap French Language And Culture Course#11;, Brian G. Kennelly, Davara Potel, James Monk

Brian G. Kennelly

No abstract provided.


En Dire Trop Sur Les Noirs? Contextualizing Genet’S Preface To Les Nègres, Brian Gordon Kennelly 2016 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

En Dire Trop Sur Les Noirs? Contextualizing Genet’S Preface To Les Nègres, Brian Gordon Kennelly

Brian G. Kennelly

What does the French playwright Jean Genet accomplish by rewriting the lengthy preface that he had prepared for his play Les Nègres? After discussing how the preface contextualizes the play, we consider for the first time the significance of the evolution of Genet’s authorial intentions both at the microtextual and macrotextual levels by comparing the full-length preface with its shortened, reordered version. We show that in rewriting his preface Genet endeavored to be more ambiguous as well as to counterbalance the cuts he had also made in rewriting the play for which it was written.


Flogging A Dead Language: Reading, Sex, And Pastiche In Acker’S Don Quixote, Nicola Pitchford 2016 Fordham University

Flogging A Dead Language: Reading, Sex, And Pastiche In Acker’S Don Quixote, Nicola Pitchford

Nicola Pitchford

Pastiche is central to the resistant politics of Kathy Acker's writing--yet she would appear to agree with Fredric Jameson's influential critique of pastiche as "the wearing of a linguistic mask, speech in a dead language" (17). Her 1986 novel Don Quixote is all about having to speak "in a dead language" in the absence of a more "healthy" norm. It begins with the death of the protagonist, a female version of Cervantes's knight, who then goes on to narrate much of the subsequent story. Acker explains, "BEING DEAD, DON QUIXOTE COULD NO LONGER SPEAK. BEING BORN INTO ...


Claudia Pons-Moll, Francesc Torres-Tamarit (2016). Prosodically-Driven Morpheme Non-Realization In The Minorcan Catalan Dp. Talk Presented At The 24 Manchester Phonology Meeting. University Of Manchester., Clàudia Pons-Moll, Francesc Torres-Tamarit 2016 Universitat de Barcelona

Claudia Pons-Moll, Francesc Torres-Tamarit (2016). Prosodically-Driven Morpheme Non-Realization In The Minorcan Catalan Dp. Talk Presented At The 24 Manchester Phonology Meeting. University Of Manchester., Clàudia Pons-Moll, Francesc Torres-Tamarit

Clàudia Pons-Moll

Minorcan Catalan has an intriguing case of morpheme non-realization that is prosodically-driven and that cannot be accounted for allomorphically. Kinship appositional phrases are generally realized with the structure Es the-M.DEF.ART conco uncle en the-M.PERS.ART Jaume James ('uncle James') when the personal name starts with a consonant, but with the structure Es the-M.DEF.ART conco uncle ∅ Ángel ('uncle Ángel') when the personal name starts with a vowel. That is, the personal article en fails to surface when the personal name starts with a vowel. The same path, with non-realization of the personal article, is detected before ...


Slightly Independent And Illegal: Yaima Pardo’S Films Off_Line And Switch On At The Crossroads Of Literacy, Inclusion And Digital Filmmaking In Contemporary Cuban Cinema, Michelle Leigh Farrell 2016 Fairfield University

Slightly Independent And Illegal: Yaima Pardo’S Films Off_Line And Switch On At The Crossroads Of Literacy, Inclusion And Digital Filmmaking In Contemporary Cuban Cinema, Michelle Leigh Farrell

Michelle Leigh Farrell

Cuban filmmaker Yaima Pardo creates a participatory digital literacy campaign in her documentary OFF_LINE (2013) and documentary series SWITCH ON (2013-present). Through her work she establishes a multi-directional dialogue on digital literacy. Beyond this call for digital literacy, Pardo herself is part of a contemporary generation of Cuban filmmakers, nuevos realizadores that depend on digital technology to make, distribute and exhibit their works despite their illegal status as the Cuban state does not recognize their independent production companies. Challenging over five decades of control, Pardo and her peers are part of a larger national fight to redefine Cuban film.


Deaf Interpreter Education: Stories And Insights Shared By Working Deaf Interpreters And Deaf Interpreting Students, Jeremy Rogers 2016 Western Oregon University

Deaf Interpreter Education: Stories And Insights Shared By Working Deaf Interpreters And Deaf Interpreting Students, Jeremy Rogers

Master's of Arts in Interpreting Studies (MAIS) Theses

The purpose of this research study was to identify existing practices in interpreter preparation as it relates to Deaf interpreting students and working Deaf interpreters. In an effort to identify patterns in curricula, instructional approach, and formative experiences, the researcher aimed to distinguish effective instructional approaches for Deaf interpreting students. Working Deaf interpreters were interviewed to offer their perspective on existing preparation practices, both in formal academic settings and formative training. Secondly, Deaf interpreting students currently enrolled in Interpreter Preparation Programs (IPPs) were asked to reflect on their academic experiences and identify the most effective practices employed in their training ...


Ifele: A Method To Teach Spanish As A Second Language Within Communities Of Practice, Francisco Burgos 2016 Oakwood University

Ifele: A Method To Teach Spanish As A Second Language Within Communities Of Practice, Francisco Burgos

Andrews Research Conference Programs

This study, which involved classroom-based experimental research conducted during the Fall semester of 2013 in a Spanish class at Oakwood University, aimed at extending the findings of previous studies on the use of familiar texts in reading and writing (Brown 2007, Vygotsky 1978, Kern 2000, Rollins & Villamil 2001, McCourt 2006, Morris, Beck & Smith 2004, Smith & Carvill 2000, Baring 2008, Bonard 2000, White 2009, Freire 1970. To do so, this study examined empirically the impact of familiar texts on students’ reading and writing outcomes using treatment and control conditions for comparison. This study was also interested in demonstrating whether working with ...


Spanish For Heritage Speakers: Instructional Module #2, Gabriela C. Zapata 2016 California State University - Monterey Bay

Spanish For Heritage Speakers: Instructional Module #2, Gabriela C. Zapata

Activities and Assignments Collection

This is the second instructional module for the teaching of Spanish to heritage speakers at the intermediate level. The outcomes for this module are as follows:

1. Students will be able to understand the way in which a persuasive essay is organized and written;

2. Students will be able to continue applying the rules for the accentuation of palabras esdrújulas and agudas to improve their spelling;

3. Students will be able to understand the rules that govern the present tense in Spanish and why it is the most appropriate tense when writing a persuasive essay.

4. Students will learn the ...


A Translation Of Two Stories Of Khakim Nazir, Miraziz Khidoyatov 2016 Trinity University

A Translation Of Two Stories Of Khakim Nazir, Miraziz Khidoyatov

Modern Languages & Literatures Honors Theses

This thesis consists of two translations of the Uzbek writer, Khakim Nazir, along with a short biography and information about the historical context.


Lieux De Memoire, Lieux D'Amnesie: La Tension Identitaire En Guadeloupe, Kristin Ritchey 2016 the College of William and Mary

Lieux De Memoire, Lieux D'Amnesie: La Tension Identitaire En Guadeloupe, Kristin Ritchey

College of William & Mary Undergraduate Honors Theses

This thesis examines representations of slavery in Guadeloupe and how they challenge and shape French collective memory.


Salvador Dalí, Surrealism, And The Luxury Fashion Industry, Chantal Houglan 2016 College of William and Mary

Salvador Dalí, Surrealism, And The Luxury Fashion Industry, Chantal Houglan

College of William & Mary Undergraduate Honors Theses

My research offers a unique look at why as a surrealist artist Dalí felt the need explore the luxury fashion industry, given the fact that he achieved much of his recognition and success as a Surrealist painter. Salvador Dalí’s contributions to fashion may be entirely underrated, but I argue that they are his most truly Surrealist works of art.


Should English Spelling Be Reformed?: A History Of English Spelling, Rachel M. Schloneger 2016 Cedarville University

Should English Spelling Be Reformed?: A History Of English Spelling, Rachel M. Schloneger

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

This paper explores the deep, and surprisingly informative, history of English spelling. It is a well-known fact that English spelling is confusing and troublesome for native speakers and non-native speakers alike. Its history is a winding road that ventures into various languages, picking up rules and idiosyncrasies along the way. The question facing linguists and other English language scholars is whether the system that is worth keeping or if reformative measures are needed. In its history, English has overcome invasions, subjugation, and conversion efforts to become what it is today. In the past many individuals have suggested reforms and have ...


French Class Level 2:"Migrants In France" Project, Juli A. Douglass-Gillespie 2016 Northwestern Local Schools

French Class Level 2:"Migrants In France" Project, Juli A. Douglass-Gillespie

Migration in Global Context Symposium

Being quite fed up with the disconnect between boring, abstract, and out of date so-called “units” in my French textbooks and real life, I decided to attempt to invent my own year-long “unit” based upon the ideas of migrants or immigrants who had come to France. From the beginning of the year I informed my students that everything we studied and explored throughout the year would help us create together and present to a small audience a final project in the spring in the form of a play, which they would write, me helping with the French. Since my student ...


Personal Philosophy, Elisa Martinez Sirvent 2016 Otterbein University

Personal Philosophy, Elisa Martinez Sirvent

The Howl: Otterbein ESL Publication

Elisa Martinez Sirvent explores what shapes her philosophy and discusses why we should enjoy our lives.


The Relationship Between Legibility And Gender, Julia Armenta 2016 Georgia State University

The Relationship Between Legibility And Gender, Julia Armenta

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Technology, Games And Learning In An Intermediate Spanish Class, Rosalind Arthur 2016 Clark Atlanta University

Technology, Games And Learning In An Intermediate Spanish Class, Rosalind Arthur

Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages & Literatures (SECCLL)

This presentation examines some theories of learning at the tertiary level of education, and tests them in a research activity involving games and learning/knowledge. Two Intermediate Spanish classes are engaged in preliminary research to measure the effectiveness of a simple game (hangman) and technology (Responseware/clickers) as practice and review tools versus traditional methods; in formative assessment.

The presentation will consist of reporting on the Quantitative results focusing on the impact of using games in learning on students in the digital age. Student attitudes based on a qualitative survey administered to the students involved will be included in the ...


Marriage, Honor And Religion: Three Social Constraints Challenging Women’S Lives In Miguel De Cervantes’ The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote Of La Mancha, Ovidiu Breahna 2016 John Carroll University

Marriage, Honor And Religion: Three Social Constraints Challenging Women’S Lives In Miguel De Cervantes’ The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote Of La Mancha, Ovidiu Breahna

Senior Honors Projects

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Bilingualism And Multilingualism On Lexical Retrieval, Sarah E. Young 2016 Cedarville University

The Effects Of Bilingualism And Multilingualism On Lexical Retrieval, Sarah E. Young

Linguistics Senior Research Projects

This research reviews literature that has been written concerning the positive and negative cognitive impact bilingualism has on the speaker. It then takes this research one step further asking whether increasing the number of languages one speaks slows down the person’s lexical retrieval. Methods include an interview and two tests, the data from which strongly supports the hypothesis mentioned in the literature review that bilingualism slows down lexical processing. This research concludes that having more languages does increase a person’s difficulty with retrieving words on demand.

Key terms: bilingualism, lexical retrieval, RIF, retrieval induced forgetting, aphasia, tip of ...


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