Spanish and Portuguese | Seminar: Second Language Acquisition
S716 | 24020 | J. Lee
Professor James Lee
S716 Seminar: Second Language Acquisition
Input Processing - Topic: Research Design and the
Statistical Analysis in Spanish Language Acquisition Research
MW 1:00pm – 2:15pm/class# 24020/3cr./Location TBA
We examine input processing by examining the processes and products
of both incidental and instructed second language acquisition. By
incidental acquisition I refer to making form-meaning connections as
an unintended byproduct of a separate processing task. By
instructed acquisition I refer, specifically, to Processing
Students will be required to prepare 4 review essays. We will design
and execute related investigations on a particular linguistic
phenomenon for both incidental and instructed acquisitional
1. Farley, A. 2004. Structured Input. New York: McGraw-Hill
2. VanPatten, B. 1996. Grammar Instruction and Input
Processing. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.
3. VanPatten B. (ed.) 2004. Processing Instruction: Theory,
Research and Commentary. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
4. assigned readings
Sanz: Video narration.
Subjunctive. I don’t care for Farley but what do I want?
E prime processing time. +adverb and –adverb sentences.
This course requires authorization by the Graduate Studies Office.
Please contact the GSO at 812-855-9194.