Tag Archives: Scott Kiesling

Language News: Ignite Pittsburgh

Dr. Scott Kiesling is a sociolinguist at the University of Pittsburgh.  Recently, he ignited the stage as part of a speaker series called Ignite Pittsburgh, a TED like program designed to spark ideas among its audience members through short, but … Continue reading

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Classroom Activities: Computer Language vs. the Real World

Image via Wikipedia Teachers everywhere are bemoaning the use of text and facebook language in the papers their students are submitting for grades.  I’m in this camp some days, too.  Even email seems to be losing its formality, and I’m … Continue reading

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