Daniel Kies

Conference Papers
  1. "Questioning 'orality' in First-Year Composition" presented at the 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 20, 2014.

  2. "What is the evidence for orality in first-year composition? Exploring the question of ‘orality’ empirically with a controlled data set," presented at the Writing Research across Borders III conference, Paris, France, February 19, 2014.

  3. "Making Meaning through Grammar: "This Bread I Break" by Dylan Thomas," presented at the 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Beijing, China, August 24, 2011.

  4. "I See What You’re Saying: Iconicity and the Evolution of the Rebus Principle," presented at the Writing Research Across Borders II conference, George Mason University, Northern Virginia/Washington D.C., February 18, 2011.

  5. "Joseph Conrad's Style in Heart of Darkness: A Systemic Linguistic Analysis," presented at the Sixth Congress of the Systemic-Functional Linguistic Association of Latin America, Fortaleza, Brazil, October 9, 2010.

  6. "Information Structures in L2 Writing among High School and First-Year College Students," presented at the Symposium on Second Language Writing 2009, Tempe, Arizona, November 5-7, 2009.

  7. "Co-operative Efforts to Use Instructional Assessment to Shape Curricular Change," presented at the 2009 Allerton English Articulation Conference, Monticello, Illinois, April 16, 2009.

  8. "The Opposite of Assessment is Now," presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), San Francico, California, March 14, 2009.

  9. "Evaluating Grammar Checkers: A Comparative Ten-Year Study," presented at The 6th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2008, Orlando, Florida, July 1, 2008.

  10. "Of Emoticons and Nonce Spellings: Changes in English Due to Its Use as the Language of the Internet," a workshop for the APIRS Conference, July 11-13, 2002, at PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, July 13, 2002.

  11. "Teaching Grammar To Improve Writing Style And To Learn About English Literature," a workshop for the APIRS Conference, July 11-13, 2002, at PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, July 12, 2002.

  12. "Hearing Voices: On the Mismatch between Perception and Reality in U.S. Attitudes Toward English as a Global Language," a Plenary Lecture for the TESOL-ELT Conference, Samara, Russia, May 6, 2002.

  13. "Of Emoticons and Nonce Spellings: Changes in English Due to Its Use as the Language of the Internet," a presentation for the TESOL-ELT Conference, Samara, Russia, May 7, 2002.

  14. A series of lectures at Moscow City Pedagogical University, Samara Affiliate, Samara, Russia, May 4–7, 2002.
    • The Language of Management: Some Stylistic Features of Business and Academic Writing
    • Teaching Grammar in the United States
    • Language Development in Children
    • Distance Learning on the Internet
    • Modern English Grammar: Patterns of Subordination
    • Modern English Grammar: The Noun Phrase
    • Modern English Grammar: The Verb Phrase

  15. "Virtual Classrooms – Real Learning," presented at the Faculty Integrating Technology Workshop, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, June 19, 2000.

  16. "Dancing with Change: Library Services for Distance Learning," the web site for a live 90-minute teleconference dealing with the decisions that must be made by library leaders, June 16, 2000.

  17. "Making Connections · Teaching Online," a presentation for the Illinois Council of Community College Administrators, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Illinois, May 3, 2000.

  18. "Building Learning Communities – Online," a workshop for the Teaching and Learning Center, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, January 28 to February 4, 2000.

  19. "Virtual Classrooms – Real Learning," presented at the Annual CAFDN (Chicago Area Faculty Development Network) Seminar, "Perfecting the Craft" - Retooling for the New Millennium, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, November 5, 1999.

  20. "Electronically Speaking: The Pedagogical Implications of 'Visible Speech'," presented at the Faculty Integrating Technology Workshop, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, June 15, 1999.

  21. "New Chalk: The Web-enhanced Classroom," presented at the Faculty Integrating Technology Workshop, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, June 14, 1999.

  22. "MetaLearning: Learning How to Learn in the New Media," presented at the Northern Arizona University Web.99 conference, May 16, 1999.

  23. "The Evolving Nature of Student Learning," a seminar for the School of Computing and IT, University of Western Sydney, Nepean, Sydney, Australia, April 29, 1999.

  24. "Supporting Student Learning on a Network," a seminar for the School of Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Nepean, Sydney, Australia, April 23, 1999.

  25. "Implementing Online Pedagogy," a seminar for The Learning Centre and The Centre for Academic Development and Flexible Learning at the University of Western Sydney, Nepean, Sydney, Australia, September 17, 1998.

  26. "The Theoretical Consequences of Blurring the Distinction between Speech and Writing," presented at the conference on Creating Sense: Texts and Realities, National University of Singapore, Singapore, September 8, 1998.

  27. "Electronically Speaking: The Pedagogical Implications of 'Visible Speech'," presented at the Faculty Integrating Technology Workshop, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, July 13, 1998.

  28. "Composition Online: Nothing Speaks like Experience," presented at the Faculty Integrating Technology Summer Workshop, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, June 8 and July 13, 1998.

  29. "Composition Online: Ancient Art, New Media," presented at the Faculty Summer Institute on Learning Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, May 18, 1998.

  30. "Teaching and Learning on a Network," presented at that College of DuPage Online Forum, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, March 4 & 10 and April 21 & 24, 1998.

  31. "In Our Own Way, We Understand: The Challenge that Derived Texts Presents to Genre Theory," presented at the Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, Illinois, April 2, 1998.

  32. "Distance Learning and the Internet," a paper prepared for the Innovation Incubator, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, September 15, 1997.

  33. "Corpus Linguistics and the Experimenter; Corpus Linguistics and the Educator," presented at the Northern Illinois University Colloquium in Philology and Linguistics, April 21, 1997.

  34. "Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment: Justice for Students and Faculty," presented at the Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 1997.

  35. "Applying Research on Language to Teaching Composition," presented at the Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, Arizona, March 13, 1997.

  36. "Hearing Voices: And the Myth of a Monolingual America," Latin American Studies Committee Panel, College of DuPage, November 19, 1996.

  37. "Approaches to Genre: Classroom Applications," presented at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, Orlando, FL, November 18, 1994.

  38. "On Grammar, Writing Style, and Writing Assessment: A Look at the Grammatical Choices Made Within Standardized and Computer Adaptive Testing," presented at the annual conference of the Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar, Normal, IL, August 13, 1994.

  39. "Testing, Computer Adaptive Testing, and Writing Style," presented at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, Pittsburgh, PA, November 22, 1993.

  40. "On the Gradient between Paratactic and Hypotactic Clause Connections," presented at the fifth International Systemic Workshop, Madrid, Spain, July 29, 1993.

  41. "Adverbial But," presented at the twentieth Forum of the Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States, Chicago, July 24, 1993.

  42. "Adverbial But," presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, San Francisco, California, December 30, 1991.

  43. "Silly Sounds and Nonsense Words in Children's Literature: The Semiosis of Some Phonaesthetic and Kinaesthetic Principles Governing Onomatopoeia," presented to the 17th International Systemic Congress, Stirling, Scotland, July 4, 1990. (Revised as "Three Principles Underlying Iconicity in Literature: The Poetics of Nonsense in Children's and General Literature.")

  44. "The Principle of Compensation in Functional Linguistics," presented at the 15th International Systemic Congress, East Lansing, MI, August 11, 1988.

  45. "Language, Communication and Style in College Composition: Focus and Theme in Students’ Clauses." presented at the 15th International Systemic Congress, East Lansing, MI, August 10, 1988.

  46. "Applications of Functional Linguistics to Written Composition," presented at the 15th International Systemic Congress, East Lansing, MI, August 9, 1988 (Co-authored with Barbara Couture).

  47. "Unplugging the Past: College Handbooks, Traditional Grammar(s), and Linguistics," presented at the 77th Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, Los Angeles, California, November 21, 1987.

  48. "The Language of Management: On Agency," presented at the 14th International Systemic Congress, Sydney, Australia, August 28, 1987.

  49. "What Remedial Composition at the University Level Reveals about Writing Assessment and the Writing Process," presented at the 76th Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, San Antonio, Texas, November 22, 1986.

  50. "Functional Load, Probability, and Selected Consonants of Black English: An Explanation of Sound Change," presented at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Dialect Society, Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 1986.

  51. "The Sentence in the Prose of College Composition Students: A Functional Linguistic Analysis," presented at the session on Applied Linguistics at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association, Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 1986.

  52. "Functional Grammar and Business and Technical Writing," presented at the 1985 Penn State University Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, University Park, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1985.

  53. "Bidialectalism and Education: The Ethics of Language Variation in the Classroom," presented in the Theology Lecture Series, Governors State University, University Park, Illinois, October 1, 1985.

  54. "The Value of Augmenting Pass-Fail Grading of Writing Samples with Feedback about Indices of Composition and Grammar Competence," presented at the Annual Conference of the Illinois Association for Personalized Learning Programs, Monticello, Illinois, October 10, 1985, (Co-authored with David E. Suddick and Burton A. Collins).

  55. "The Test of Standard Written English: A Revalidation with Writing Samples," presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, October 7, 1985, (Co-authored with David E. Suddick and Burton A. Collins).

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