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Visualisation Approaches for Corpus Linguistics: towards Visual Integration of Data-Driven Learning

Roberts, Jonathan C., Frankenberg-Garcia, Ana, Lew, Robert, Rees, Geraint and Sharma, Nirwan (2018) Visualisation Approaches for Corpus Linguistics: towards Visual Integration of Data-Driven Learning In: 3rd Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities – Vis4DH 2018, 21 Oct 2018, Berlin, Germany.

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The compilation and use of corpora is not solely for research in linguistics. Among many other practical applications, corpora can be used to inform dictionaries, grammars and syllabuses. They can also help language users directly by providing concrete examples of common practices and good examples. Data-Driven Learning (DDL) describes situations where tools and techniques of corpus linguistics are used to learn a language or a particular type of language. However, DDL has remained largely confined to the research community. Consequently, there is a need to better integrate corpora with language pedagogy, develop visual techniques that will enable DDL to be used by wider audiences, and explore how visualisation could help make DDL more integrated and interactive. This paper addresses this question by exploring how visualisation approaches for corpus linguistics can enhance DDL, with particular focus on improving academic writing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Literature and Languages
Authors :
Roberts, Jonathan C.
Lew, Robert
Sharma, Nirwan
Date : 21 October 2018
Funders : Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Grant Title : ColloCaid: combining learner needs, lexicographic data and text editors to help learners write more idiomatically
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Uncontrolled Keywords : Information visualisation; Digital humanities; Linguistics; Academic writing.
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Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 28 Aug 2019 12:54
Last Modified : 28 Aug 2019 12:54

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