Joe Moxley will be presiding over a session at the 2017 MLA Annual Convention, “At the Intersection of Writing Program Administration, the Digital Humanities, and STEM Education: Corpus Methods as a Lens for Reader Response.” The presenters include Christiane Donahue, Dartmouth College; Norbert Elliot, University of South Florida; Joseph Moxley, University of South Florida; and Valerie Ross, Univ. of Pennsylvania. Below, you can read the session description. You can find more information about the conference at MLA’s website: https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2017.
Corpus methods are used to examine values that teachers and reviewers place on academic language practices. Panelists discuss principled examination of language in massive samples of comments and text in My Reviewers, an online markup, review, and assessment tool. Panelists pay special attention to sociocognitive domains of reader-response theory and recent advancements in digital humanities.