Publications of the Alegro Project


2018

Mick O'Donnell, Oksana Polyakova, Penny MacDonald (2018). Applying an error corpus to the classroom: from coarse-grained errors to teachable concepts. Paper presented at the X Congreso Internacional de Lingüística de Corpus, Caceres, Spain, 9-11 May, 2018.


2017

Penny MacDonald and Mick O'Donnell (2017) "Using a learner corpus to support online intelligent tutoring: the Alegro project". Paper presented at the 4th LEARNER CORPUS RESEARCH CONFERENCE, October 5-7, 2017, Bolzano, Italy. [Slides]

Patricia Gonzalez (2017) "Preposition selection errors made by Spanish learners of English: exploring the root causes of the errors". Poster presented at the 4th LEARNER CORPUS RESEARCH CONFERENCE, October 5-7, 2017, Bolzano, Italy. [Poster]

Mick O'Donnell (2017) "The role of contexts of use in the study of learner language". Presentation at the 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference, 24-28 July, University of Birmingham. [Slides]

Mick O'Donnell (2017) "Exploring grammatical development in Spanish University learners of English". Invited Talk, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies,, November 1st, 2017. [Slides]


2016

MacDonald, P. (2016) “'We al make mistakes!'. Analysing an Error-coded Corpus of Spanish University Students’ Written English". Complutense Journal of English Studies 24, 103-129. [PDF]

O'Donnell, Mick (2016) " Using Learner Corpora to Order Linguistic Structures in Terms of Apparent Difficulty". In Erik Castello, Katherine Ackerley, Francesca Coccetta (eds) Studies in Learner Corpus Linguistics: Research and Applications for Foreign Language Teaching and Assessment. Peter Lang.

Mick O'Donnell (2016) "Automatic EFL Proficiency Assessment via detailed and deep feature extraction". Presentation, 8th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics, Malaga, Spain, 2-4 March, 2016. [Slides]

Mick O'Donnell (2016) "Using a learner corpus to explore evolving learner proficiency". Invited talk, University of Leeds, July, 2016. [PDF]


2015

Mick O'Donnell (2015) Exploring developing Quantification skill in Spanish Learners of English. Presentation at the 7th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics (AELINCO), Valladolid, Spain, 5-7 March, 2015. [PDF]


2014

Mick O’Donnell (2014) Exploring learner development in terms of expanding Contexts of Use. Plenary presented at the 2014 TSLL Conference, Iowa State University, September, 2014. [PDF]

Fiorella Dotti and Mick O'Donnell (2014) Addressing article errors In Spanish Learners of English using a learner corpus. Paper presented at the 2014 TSLL Conference, Iowa State University, September, 2014. [PDF]

Mick O'Donnell (2014) Towards Targeted Learning: Mining a Learner Corpus to Support Adaptive Online Learning. Invited talk, University of Bremen, July 3, 2014. [PDF]


2013

Penny MacDonald and Mick O'Donnell (2013) "Improving Spanish university students' grammatical competence in English: design and implementation of a web-based learning system". Paper presented at WORLDCALL, 10-14 July, 2013, Glasgow, Scotland. [Slides]