On Friday, 29 January 2021 at 12:00 pm UK, Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a webinar on ColloCaid. Ana presented some practical ideas and activities to help students make the right choices in terms of vocabulary and more specifically collocations in general academic English. Slides from the webinar can be found here. A recording of the presentation Read more about BALEAP TELSIG webinar about ColloCaid[…]
Jonathan Roberts and Peter Butcher presented Collocaid at the Wales Academic Symposium on Language Technologies 2020, that took place on the 4th November 2020. The focus on the symposium was on Language Technologies, including Speech Technology and Translation Technology; Natural Language Processing; and Artificial Intelligence and Language. Professor Roberts said, “It was good presenting ColloCaid at Read more about Collocaid at Wales Academic Symposium on Language Technologies 2020[…]
On Friday 23 October, Ana Frankenberg- Garcia gave a presentation at the symposium on “Incorporating Corpora in Teaching” organized by the Mid-Sweden University. She talked about the potential of ColloCaid as a Data-driven Learning (DDL) tool which can help writers with academic collocations without the need for corpus training or teacher intervention.
Ana Frankenberg-Garcia took part in the Working with Corpora and Digital Tools in Language and Translation Studies webinar organised by Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She talked about the challenges academic writing presents to researchers and how ColloCaid can help them overcome some of these challenges.
The second annual symposium of the Alan Turing Institute Visualization Interest Group (#VizTIG) was held virtually on the 8th September 2020. The fields of data science and artificial intelligence are generating outputs that are too complex for humans to understand in traditional ways. This symposium focused on ways that visualisation with data analysis can help Read more about Professor Roberts talks at the Turing Visualisation Interest Group[…]
Professor Jonathan C. Roberts gave a keynote at the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Computing 2020 (iCETiC ’20). The conference took place on the 19-20 August, 2020. It was originally planned to take place at London Metropolitan University, London, UK, but due to Covid-19 it was moved online. The conference was organised by the International Association Read more about Keynote at the iCETiC 2020 – Emerging Technologies in Computing 2020[…]
Professor Jonathan C. Roberts gave a keynote at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Computing, Electronics & Communications Engineering (IEEE iCCECE conference 2020 ’20). The conference was held on the 17 and 18th August, 2020. Originally it was planned to take place at the University of Essex, Southend Campus, UK, but due to Covid-19 the conference went Read more about Keynote at iCCECE 2020 (IEEE Computing, Electronics & Communications Engineering)[…]
Kirsten Sutton writes about ColloCaid in her blog “Natural-sounding English: how to find the words that collocate” See the post on the Cambridge World of Better Learning blog.
Ana Frankenberg-Garcia and colleagues have a paper at the TaLC 2020 conference which is taking place online this year. This paper reports on a series academic English writing workshops that encouraged researchers and English tutors in Brazil to work collaboratively with corpus tools and resources. This collaborative approach is particularly important in the Brazilian context Read more about ColloCaid at TaLC 2020[…]
Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a webinar about ColloCaid as part of a series of webinars celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics (LAEL), Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The webinar took place from 9am – 11am (GMT -3) (1300 – 1400 BST). You can find more information and recordings of Read more about ColloCaid Webinar[…]