An introductory linguistics course focusing on phonetics, phonology, morphology, and various topics in psycholinguistics, with no previous background assumed.
LING 205: Phonetics and Phonology
A course examining the physical properties of speech (phonetics) as well as the mental representation of sound systems in language (phonology).
LING 230: Psycholinguistics
A course introducing methods and areas of study in psycholinguistics, with a focus on reading and synthesizing original research. The primary population discussed is typically developing adults. No previous background in psychology or linguistics is assumed.
Lost in Translation?: The Theory and Practice of Translation
A course on the theory of translation: the philosophy of translation, how to translate various creative works, the language use and choices translators must make in their craft. No prerequisites; counted as upper-division, writing-intensive course for non-Johnston students.
Books That Make You Want to Write Re-Re-Reloaded
A course on creative writing, examining several novels and elements of writing (character and setting development, language use, etc.) therein. No prerequisites; counted as upper-division, writing-intensive course for non-Johnston students.
SBS 200: Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences
A course introducing statistical concepts, from the basics of hypothesis testing and descriptive statistics to ANOVA and regression calculations. No background in statistics assumed. A required course for many majors within the college.
Intro to PsychoPy (05/13/18)
A short workshop covering the basic elements of the PsychoPy experiment presentation system. Presented to the Multilingualism Group; University of Arizona
Statistics in R for Psycholinguists (08/16/18 & 08/23/18; with Essa Batel)
A two-week workshop covering how to read in data and install packages, generate descriptive statistics with R Stats and Psych packages, coding and interpreting one-way ANOVA, and coding and interpreting linear mixed effects modeling using lme4. Presented to Ph.D. students in the Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition and Teaching departments; University of Arizona.
Two-Way ANOVA & Multiple Regression in R (02/08/19; with Essa Batel)
75-minute workshop covering generating descriptive statistics, coding and interpreting two-way ANOVAs and multiple regression models, and, if time, generating graphs and effect sizes. Presented at the SLAT Roundtable, University of Arizona. [Github repository]