Randi Reppen

Randi Reppen Professor
Northern Arizona University
Applied Linguistics
Blg 23 Rm #326
Phone: 928-523-6284
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~reppen

Biography

Randi Reppen, Ph.D., (Northern Arizona University, 1994)
Professor, Applied linguistics

Special Interests

  • Corpus linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Child language
  • Vocabulary
  • Teacher training

Education

  • 1994: Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona. 
  • 1990: Master of Arts in Bilingual Multicultural Education, with Post‑degree certification in Elementary Education (K -8), Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona. 
  • 1981: 21 Hours Post Degree work in Anthropology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
  • 1977: Bachelor of Arts in Geology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Recent Professional Experience

  • Professor (since 2008) Applied Linguistics English Department, Northern Arizona University.
  • 1997-2008 Director, Program in Intensive English. Northern Arizona University
  • 2003 Visiting Professor, Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute at Michigan State.

Recent Books

  • Biber, D. & Reppen , R. (Eds.) (2012). Corpus Linguistics Volumes 1-4. London: Sage.
  • Bunting, J. & Diniz, L. with Reppen, R. (2013). Grammar and Beyond Level 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Blass, L., Iannuzzi, S., & Savage, A. with Reppen, R. (2012). Grammar and Beyond Level 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Reppen, R. (2012). Grammar and Beyond Level 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Reppen, R. (2012). Grammar and Beyond Level 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Reppen, R. (2010). Using corpora in the language classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • McCarthy, M., O’Dell, F. with Reppen, R. (2010). Basic vocabulary in Use 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Ädel, A. & Reppen, R. (Eds.) (2008). Corpora and Discourse: The challenges of different settings. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Selected Publications

  • Reppen, R., & Staples, S. (2013). Productive vocabulary: A look at the effect of task and language in a corpus of academic student writing. In Lenko-Szymanska, A. (Ed.) TaLC10: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Teaching and Language Corpora. Warsaw: Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw.
  • Johnson, K., Sonnett, J., Dolan, M., Reppen, R. & Johnson, L. (2010). Interjournalistic discourse about African-Americans in TV news coverage of hurricane Katrina. Discourse and Communication.
  • Reppen, R. (2010). Using corpora in the language classroom. In B. Tomlinson (Ed.) Materials Development in Language Teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 35-50.
  • Reppen, R. (2010). Building a corpus: What are the basics? In A. O’Keefe & M. McCarthy (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. London: Routledge. pp. 31-38.
  • Vásquez, V. & Reppen, R. (2007). Transforming Practice: Changing Patterns of Interaction in Post-Observation Meetings. Language Awareness,16, 3 153-172.
  • Hillyard, L., Reppen, R. & Vásquez, C. (2007). Bringing the outside world into an Intensive English program. ELTJournal, 61 126-134.

Selected recent presentations

  • Reppen, R. (2013). Tools and corpora for grammar and vocabulary instruction. Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet. Mainz, Germany. July.
  • Reppen, R. (2013). Using corpora for vocabulary and grammar instruction: Ideas for the classroom. Regional Conference. Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Turkey. May.
  • Reppen, R. (2013). Grammar and Writing: It’s easier than you think. TESOL. Dallas TX. March.
  • Reppen, R. (2013). Pragmatics language teaching and corpora: A powerful trio. Invited presentation University Limerick, Ireland. April.
  • Reppen, R. (2012). Productive vocabulary: The effect of task and L1 on university student writing. Invited presentation for the TESL Ontario Research Symposium. Toronto, Canada. November.
  • Reppen, R. (2012). Corpora and language teaching: Ideas for the classroom. Invited plenary TESL Ontario. Toronto, Canada. November.
  • Reppen, R. (2012). Corpora and language teaching: Ideas for the classroom. Invited plenary WA TESOL. Seattle WA. October.
  • Reppen, R. (2012). Productive vocabulary: A look at the effect of task and language in a corpus of academic student writing. Plenary at the TALC conference. Warsaw, Poland. July.