College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Faculty Bio

DeWaard, Lisa Kristine

DeWaard, Lisa Kristine

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Second Language Acquisition

Office: 308 Strode
Phone: 656-3546

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Areas of Research

Foreign language pedagogy; Second language acquisition; Interlanguage pragmatics; Linguistic politeness

Selected Professional Works

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

2009. Reconceptualizing the goals for foreign language learning: The role of pragmatics instruction. In V. Scott (Ed.)., Principles and Practices of the Standards in College Foreign Language Education (pp. 86-105), Boston: Thomson Heinle.

A theme-based backward-planning approach of the development of student writing in a second language. In G. Guntermann (Ed.), AP Spanish Special Focus on Writing. New York: College Board (with E. Beesley & J. Liskin-Gasparro).

2007. Отличают ли иностранные студенты, изучающие русский язык, вежливые ответы от невежливых на вопросы в разных контекстах? [Do second language learners of Russian distinguish polite from impolite responses to questions in various contexts?] In Lysakova, I. P. (Ed.)., Русистика и современность, Материалы Х международной научно-практической конференции 26 - 28 октября 2007 [Tenth International Scientific-Practical Conference "Rusistika and Modernity" 26 - 28 October 2007], (pp. 249 - 258, Tome 1), St. Petersburg, Russia: MIRS.

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Accepted or Submitted)

Forthcoming: Learner perception of formal and informal pronouns in Russian. To be published in the Modern Language Journal.