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A socio-cognitive approach to language assumes language is multimodal, embodied in general cognition, and modulated by contextual cues (van Dijk, 2014). Research on situation models confirms that language is processed multimodally and experiences top-down influence from pre-existing knowledge in...
One way of 'restricting linguistic theory' is the L-view: place sufficient restrictions on the allowable rules of grammars so as to reduce their generative power. Another way is the G-view: disallow certain grammars, regardless of whether this results in a reduction of generative capacity. The...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2016: The objectives of the proposed study are: 1] To test the validity of a widely-used model of reading fluency longitudinally (from Grade 1 to Grade 5) and across languages varying in orthographic consistency (English, Dutch, and Greek); 2] To examine the role of...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2015: Funding to support an academic conference entitled "Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC)", at the University of Alberta, from June 17-19, 2015. The conference will address theoretical issues concerning what linguistic...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2014: How do humans recognize speech? How do factors such as native language, age, and dialect have an effect on the way in which spoken words are recognized? The present proposal seeks to investigate these and other questions regarding spoken language recognition by creating and...
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2018: Canadian English is vastly understudied. This is particularly true regarding the melody and rhythm of Canadian speech (prosody/intonation). Prosody features as key in most theoretical and applied research that involves spoken language, but in Canadian English, these...
Sedelow, Sally Y., Sedelow, Walter A., Ruggles, Terry, Gerbner, George, Holsti, Ole R., Krippendorff, Klaus, Paisley, William K., Stone, Philip J., Horowitz, Floyd R., Kachru, Braj B., Stahlke, Herbert, Bryan, Robert, Ford, Frank, Harris, Herbert, Taylor, Scott, Smith, Walter L., Bardez, Joan N., H. Buttelmann, William, Hickok, William G., Peters, Joan, Gerig, Thomas, Rosen, Larry, Smith, John B., Lewis, Peggy, Warfel, Sam, Dillon, Martin, Shaffer, Juliet, Joyce, Frank, Kosakowski, Thomas, Wagner, David, Wright, Harrel, Fisher, Gerald, Sawin, Lewis, Rockwell, Geoffrey, Nyhan, Julianne, Sinclair, Stéfan
This is a collection of items from the personal collection of Sally Yeates Sedelow, sent to Dr. Geoffrey Rockwell at the University of Alberta over the course of several years in the 2010s. The collection contains published journal articles, conference presentations, Sally Sedelow's C.V., working...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2018: The theme for the interdisciplinary International Symposium on Bilingualism-12 (ISB12) is The Next Generation. We build on the theme in two ways. First, we highlight the importance of children in maintaining languages, including among immigrants, indigenous language...