Laurel Smith Stvan

Professional Development Presentations

2013. “Digital Tools in Pedagogy: AntConc for Humanities Students." Presented at the DFW-area Digital Humanities Colloquium UT Dallas. February 27th, 2013. Colloquium overview and link to slides.

2013. “Publication Panel.” Panelist speaking on submitting work for academic publications. For the UTASCILT (with Robert Fiorentino, Mike Cahill, Jeff Witzel and Naoko Witzel). UT Arlington. February 22, 2013.

2012. “AntConc workshop on corpus linguistics tools." Presented at the 19th Annual UTASCILT conference. UT Arlington. March 2, 2012

2012. “Data Gathering Methodologies.” Moderator for 3-student panel, Brown Bag Discussion Series, Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL, UT Arlington. Feb. 3, 2012: Yujeong Choi, Josh Jensen, Lynnelle Rhinier.

2012. “Tech Tools: Increasing Technology Training in the Curriculum of Graduate Students in Linguistics.” Organizer and moderator for panel/poster session presented at the Linguistic Society of America annual meeting. Portland, OR, January 8, 2012.

2011. “New Student Orientation.” Organizer and presenter for all-day workshop for new graduate students in the Department of Linguistics and TESOL. Aug. 22, 2011

2011. “Abstract Writing Workshop." Co-Facilitator (with Joey Sabbagh) for department workshop for graduate students on preparing conference abstracts. Nov. 12, 2010

2010. “New Student Orientation.” Organizer and presenter for all-day workshop for new graduate students in the Department of Linguistics and TESOL. Aug. 23, 2010

2009. “Dissertation Proposal Writing Workshop.” Presenter for hour-long session attended by 16 PhD students during departmental orientation. Aug. 21, 2009

2009. “So How Many Languages do You Speak?: Finding a Job With a Degree in Linguistics.” Panelist in a presentation for the UTASCILT (with Jerry Edmondson, Randall Gess, and Sonia Kania). UT Arlington, Friday, March 6, 2009.

2008. “Data Gathering Methodologies,” Moderator for 3-student panel, Brown Bag Discussion Series, Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL, UT Arlington. Nov. 5, 2008.

2008. “Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation,” Facilitator for presentation by Colleen Fitzgerald, for Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL, UT Arlington, August 21, 2008.

2008. “Newly tenured faculty members address issues of T&P preparation.” Panelist in a presentation for the Research and Creative Activity Support Session series at UTA (with Carrie Ausbrooks and Hristo Kojouharov). UT Arlington, April 28, 2008.

2007. "Dissertation Proposals and Literature Reviews." Guest lecture for Ling. 6300 -- Professional Writing for Linguistics, Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL. UT Arlington. March 29, 2007.

2007. "What's Your Research About? Writers Talk About Their Research." Moderator for a panel discussion, Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL Brown Bag Discussion Series. UT Arlington. February 19, 2007.

2006. "How Do You Use APA and LSA Styles for Documentation?" Presented at Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL Brown Bag Discussion Series. UT Arlington. September 20, 2005; October 30, 2006.

2006. "Using EndNote Bibliographic Software for Library Research." Presented at the Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL Brown Bag Discussion Series. UT Arlington. March 29, 2006. (handout)

2005. "How Do I Make the Most Effective Use of Library Research for my Literature Review?" Presented at the Dept. of Linguistics and TESOL Brown Bag Discussion Series. UT Arlington. November 15, 2005.

2005. "Language and Gender Differences." Presented as a guest lecture for language learners in ELI's Listening Skills. English Language Institute, UT Arlington. Nov. 10, 2005.

2005. "Culture Shock." Presented as a guest lecture for language learners in ELI's Listening Skills. English Language Institute, UT Arlington. July 15, 2005.

2005. "You and I: Linguistic Conceptions and Inscriptions of Identity." Respondent for 3-paper panel at the Cultural Constructions conference, Dept. of Modern Languages, UT Arlington, April 29, 2005.

2003. "UTASCIL Presenter's Presentation Tips: PowerPoint, Handouts, and Beyond." Presented at the UTA LINGUA meeting. UT Arlington. October 20, 2003.

2003. "Linguistic Speech Acts." Presented as a guest lecture for language learners in ELI's Listening Skills class. English Language Institute, UT Arlington. June 26, 2003.

1998. "First Language Acquisition vs. Second Language Acquisition." Presented as a guest lecture for Psycholinguistics. Northwestern University. Evanston, IL. March 2, 1998.

1996. "SPEAK Rater Training Techniques." Presented for new rating teams in the Department of Linguistics. Northwestern University. Evanston, IL. September 9 and September 16, 1996.

1995. "Traveling in China: UNIFEM Prepares for Beijing." Presented at the meeting of the United Nations Development Fund for Women. Chicago, IL. July 19, 1995.

1994. 8-tape set of audiocassettes of spoken English produced to prepare students in China for the nationwide College English Test (CET) Band 4 and Band 6. Co-Narrator and interlocutor with Dana Gottfried. Univ. of Science and Technology of China. Hefei, Anhui, PRC.

1992. "Introduction to E-mail and Linguistics Sources on the Internet." Presented at the Department of Linguistics Colloquium, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL. February 10, 1992.


Last Updated: March 5, 2013

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