Schedule

Wednesday 23 May

12.00 – 13.00 Registration (Orkanen, Lobby)

13.00 – 13.30 Opening

13.30 – 14.30 Keynote 1
Making Text Analytics Accessible to Writing Faculty
William Marciano (Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School, US)

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee Break

15.00 – 17.00 Session 1
Enhancing student engagement and improving academic writing through gamified peer review
Roger Graves (University of Alberta, Canada), Heather Graves (University of Alberta, Canada), Daniel Harvey (University of Alberta, Canada), Shahin Moghaddasi (University of Alberta, Canada), Fran Vargas (University of Alberta, Canada) and Yufeng Zou (Northwest A&F University)

Analyzing discoursal flow in argumentative writing: a corpus-based study
Huaqing Hong (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and Libo Guo (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Mining Negotiation: Using Writing Analytics to Understand Decision-Making and Consensus-Building in Student Peer Review
Susan Lang (Ohio State University, US) and Scott Lloyd Dewitt (Ohio State University, US)

17.30 Welcome Reception (Niagara, Floor B7)

Thursday 24 May

9.00 – 10.30 Thematic Paper Session 1
Corpus Studies of Peer Review: How Effective is Commentary, and Is There Evidence of Transfer Across Courses?
Chris Anson (North Carolina State University, US), Joseph Moxley (University of South Florida, US) and Djuddah Leijen (University of Tartu, Estonia)

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 12.30 Session 2
Writing development and cognitive effort
Victoria Johansson (Lund University, Sweden), Pia Gustafsson (Lund University, Sweden) and Johan Frid (Lund University, Sweden)

What is in the assessor’s mind? The merits of Machine Learning to code decision statements when doing pairwise comparisons
Sven De Maeyer (University Antwerp, Belgium), Renske Bouwer (University Antwerp, Belgium) and Marije Lesterhuis (University Antwerp, Belgium)

Learning Analytics: Identifying Points of Intervention for Student Support
Ken Mbuki (University of Leeds, UK)

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 Keynote 2
Between Frontend and Backend Challenges: Connecting Tool Development with Writing Analytics
Otto Kruse (Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland) and Christian Rapp (Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland)

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break

15.30 – 17.30 Software Demonstrations
Inputlog
Luuk Wan Waes and Mariëlle Leijten (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

SciPro
Henrik Hansson (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Voyant
Genie Giamo (The Ohio State University, US)

19.00 Dinner

Friday 25 May

9.00 – 10.30 Session 3
Reflexive Metadiscourse in a corpus of Spanish bachelor dissertations in EFL
Noelia Navarro Gil (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Spain)

Utilizing web-based tools to analyze programmatic documents in writing centers
Genie Giaimo (The Ohio State University, US)

Writer Identity and Positioning in Statement of Purpose for Post-graduation Applications
Ajit Ilangovan (VIT University, India) and Ashok Kumar (INFO Institute of Technology, India)

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.00 Thematic Paper Session 2
Learning from big and deep data: Good practice case stories based on long-term ethnography and large corpora
Daniel Perrin (Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland) and Marlies Whitehouse (Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland)

12.00 – 12.30 Closing

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 Malmö Tour