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
  • 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

  • Richards, J., & Reppen, R. in press. 12 Principles of grammar instruction. In E. Hinkle (Ed.) Teaching Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages. New York: Routledge.
  • Reppen, R. in press. Designing and building corpora for language learning. In F. Farr and L. Murray (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. 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.
  • Richards, J., & Reppen, R. 2014. Towards a pedagogy of grammar instruction. RELC, 45, 15-25.
  • 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. 

Selected Recent Presentations

  • 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.
  • Reppen, R. & Diniz, L. 2014. Grammar and academic writing: What to expect. TESOL. Portland OR. March.
  • Reppen, R. 2013. Launching language learning and teaching into the future. Invited Keynote Tex TESOL. Houston, TX. November.
  • 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.