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Nina Moreno

Associate Professor (Languages/Spanish)
University of South Carolina

Office: Humanities Office Building 718A
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Ph.D., Spanish Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Georgetown University

Research Interests

Second Language Acquisition, Spanish Applied Linguistics, and Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)

Peer-Reviewed Articles/Chapters

(2015) with Hsieh, H-C, & Leow, R. "Awareness, type of medium, and L2 development" (Chapter 7). In Leow, R., Cerezo, L., & Baralt, M. (Eds.). A psycholinguistic approach to technology and language learning. Boston, MA: De Gruyter Mouton.

(2015) with Leow, R., & Cerezo, L. "Toward the development of computerized attention-focusing/awareness-raising tasks in the L2 classroom" (Chapter 12). In Leow, R, Cerezo, L., & Baralt, M. (Eds.). A psycholinguistic approach to technology and language learning. Boston, MA: De Gruyter Mouton.

(2014) "The challenges of establishing the spontaneous allocation of attention to meaning/form." In Han, Z.H., & Rast, R. (Eds.). Input processing at the initial state of second language acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University.

(2014) "The place of individual differences in foreign language teaching assistants’ education programs." In Sanz, C. & Lado, B. (Eds.). Individual differences, L2 development and language program administration: From theory to application. American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators (AAUSC) 2013 Annual Volume, Chapter 8, Boston, MA: Heinle, pp. 128-149.

(2011) with Ducate, L., & Lomicka, L. “Wading through the world of Wikis: An analysis of three Wiki projects.” Foreign Language Annals, 44 (3), 495-524.

(2009). The use of wikis in the writing of branching stories in a foreign language class. In m-ICTE 2009 Conference Proceedings, Research, Reflections and Innovations in Integrating ICT in Education, 304-308, Lisbon: Formatex Research Center.

(2008) with Taboada, I. Alófonos  emergentes de /n/, /r/ y /λ/ entre grupos de diferentes edades en el español quiteño. In I. Olza Moreno, M. Casado Velarde & R. González Ruiz (Eds.), Actas del XXXVII Simposio Internacional de la Sociedad Española de Lingüística (SEL) (579-589), Pamplona, Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Navarra, Spain.

(2008) with Leow, R. P., Hsieh, H.C. “Attention to form and meaning revisited.” Language Learning, 58(3), 665–695. 


(2017) with Taboada, I., & Muñoz-Basols, J. Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual: teoría y práctica. London: Routledge. 

(2007) with Bueso, I., Vázquez, R., Wingeyer, H. Diferencias de usos gramaticales entre el español peninsular y el español de América. 2nd edition. (First edition 1999) Madrid: Editorial Edinumen