Randi Reppen, PhD

Randi Reppen Professor
Northern Arizona University
Applied Linguistics
Blg 23 Rm #326
Phone: 928-523-6284
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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
  • 2010  Visiting Professor, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2003 Visiting Professor, Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute at Michigan State.

Recent Books

  • Biber, D. & Reppen, R. (Eds.) 2015. Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • 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.

Selected Recent Publications

  • Staples, S. & Reppen, R. 2016. Understanding First-year L2 writing: A lexico-grammatical analysis across L1s, genres, and language ratings. Journal of Second Language Writing, 32, 17-35
  • Fan, P., Reppen, R. & Biber, D. 2016. Comparing patterns of L1 versus L2 English academic professionals: Lexical bundles in Telecommunications research journals. Journal of English for Academic Purposes (JEAP), 21, 60-71.
  • Richards, J., & Reppen, R. 2016. 12 Principles of grammar instruction. In E. Hinkle (Ed.) Teaching Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages. Pp. 151-170. New York: Routledge.
  • Reppen, R. 2016. Designing and building corpora for language learning. In F. Farr and L. Murray (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. Pp. 404-412. New York: Routledge.
  • Biber, D., & Reppen, R. 2015. Introduction. In D. Biber & R. Reppen (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 1-8.
  • Meunier, F., & Reppen, R. 2015. Corpus vs. non-corpus informed pedagogical materials: Grammar as the focus. In D. Biber & R. Reppen (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 498 – 514.

 Selected Recent Presentations

  • Reppen, R. 2016. Twelve Principles for effective grammar instruction. Key Note. TESOL Arabia. Dubai. March.
  • Reppen, R. 2015. Using corpora to inform teaching and materials development. Webinar for Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland MA Applied Linguistics Program. Nov.
  • Reppen, R. 2015. Building L2 writing skills using grammar and vocabulary resources.   Presentation. CA TESOL, Anaheim, CA. Nov.
  • Reppen, R. 2015. Productive Vocabulary development of elementary school students.   Plenary. TESL Canada, Lake Louise, Canada. Oct.
  • Reppen, R. & Staples, S. 2015. Linguistic features, L1, and assignment type: What’s the relation to writing quality? Corpus Linguistics Conference, Lancaster UK. July.
  • Biber, D. & Reppen, R. 2015. On the (non)utility of Juilland’s D for corpus-based vocabulary lists. Corpus Linguistics Conference, Lancaster UK. July. 
  • Reppen, R. 2015. Why does the corpus matter? TESOL, Toronto, Canada. March.
  • Reppen, R. 2014. Some Ws of language teaching: who,what, when and why. Plenary. Ohio TESOL. Columbus, Ohio. November.  
  • Reppen, R. 2014. Vocabulary & multi-word expressions in L1 and L2 Freshman writing. Plenary. SLRF (Second Language Research Forum). Columbia, SC. November.
  • Reppen, R. 2014. Bringing Real Language into Grammar Instruction through Mindful Teaching. Plenary. MexTESOL, Puebla, Mexico. October.
  • Reppen, R. 2014. Where are we now: A look at grammar instruction. Plenary. AZTESOL, Flagstaff, AZ. October.
  • Reppen, R. 2014. Grammar and writing: Keeping students involved. Invited plenary. Cy Fair, Houston, Tx. October. 
  • Reppen, R. 2014. Bringing real language into the classroom. Plenary. BC TEAL, Vancouver, Canada. May.
  • Reppen, R. 2014. Corpora for vocabulary and grammar teaching: Ideas for the classroom. Universidad Valle, Coyoacán campus, Mexico. March.