Language Learning Center

Ted Jobe

Assistant Director of Language Learning Center

Areas of expertise

Specialty Hispanic Linguistics with emphasis on sociolinguistics

Research in learning strategies with authentic-language audiovisual materials



Education

PhD, University of Texas 2004

Positions



January 01, 2012 - present

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Southwestern University
August 01, 2004 - present

Assistant Director of the Language Learning Center
Southwestern University
August 01, 2007 - present

Research

Hispanic Linguistics

Discourse Analysis

Conversation Analysis

Computer-Aided Language Learning


Publications

El cuento-adivinanza.  In D. Koike (ed.) La co-constructión del significado en el español de las Américas:  acercamientos discursivos, 2003.  New York: Legas, 53-70.

Negotiating Obstacles: Extended Repair Sequences in Native-Nonnative Interaction. Co-written with Abigail Dings.  In Paula Kempchinsky and Carlos-Eduardo Piñeros (eds.)  Theory, Practice, and Acquisition: Papers from the 6th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium and the 5th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese.  2003.  Somerville: Cascadia Press, 371-381.

The Joint Construction of Alignment.  E. Widener (ed.) Proceedings of the10th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, April, 1998, University of Texas.   

Seminars & Presentations

Digital Strategies for Correcting Students? Written Work.  Presented at the South Central Language Association for Language Learning Technology Conference in Denver, Colorado, February, 2008.  

Negotiating obstacles: Extended repair sequences in native-nonnative interaction.  Paper co-presented with Abigail Dings at the 5th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Iowa, October, 2002.

Riddle Sequence Narratives.  Presented at the conference on Discourse Approaches to the Co-construction of Meaning in Spanish: Across the Americas, University of Texas, Austin, April, 2002.

Study-Abroad Stories:  Co-construction of meaning in native/non-native interaction.  Paper co-presented with Abigail Dings at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April, 2002.

Co-constructing Narration: Helping L2 Learners Tell Stories.  Paper co-presented with Abigail Dings at the12th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin, March, 2002.

The Joint Construction of Alignment.  Paper presented at the 10th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin, April, 1998.

Auxiliary Selection in Old Spanish.  Paper presented at the 8th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin, March, 1995.