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  • Vaughan, Elaine; Fitzpatrick, Mary (EDIN Publications, 2013)
                               It has often been acknowledged that teaching in higher education is afforded a relatively low status when compared to its more lucrative relation, research, and this is echoed in the ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine (SAGE Publications, 2012)
    Introduction Discourse is all around us: as McCarthy, et al. (2002: 55) so succinctly put it: ‘Life is a constant flow of discourse – of language functioning in one of the many contexts that together make up a culture.’ ...
  • Prastyo, Yanuar (University of Limerick, 2017)
    Cooperative learning is one of the instructional methodologies which have gained international attention in the globalization era. The approach has been found to be highly successful with over 900 research studies pointing ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine (John Benjamins, 2008)
    This chapter brings instances of humour and laughter into relief using a corpusof authentic institutional interaction of English language teachers in school staffmeetings. Humour is used within the meetings as a means of ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine (Routledge, 2010)
    Practising language teachers engage in corpus research and other types of research for a variety of reasons. The general stimuli and specific motivators for their research may lie in challenges and/or opportunities in the ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine (Taylor and Francs, 2007)
    While interaction inside the classroom frontstage discourse has been a subject ofstudy and has been considered the most significant type of discourse that teachersengage in, I propose that interaction outside the ...
  • Amador-Moreno, Carolina P.; McCafferty, Kevin; Vaughan, Elaine (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2015)
    Pragmatic markers in Irish English offers 18 studies from the perspective of variational pragmatics by established and younger scholars with an interest in the English of Ireland. Taking a broad definition of pragmatic ...
  • Risquez, Angelica; Vaughan, Elaine; Murphy, Maura (Routledge: Taylor and Francis, 2015)
    In the context of increased emphasis on quality assurance of teaching, it is crucial that student evaluations of teaching (SET) methods be both reliable and workable in practice. Online SETs particularly tend to raise ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine; McCarthy, Michael J (Routledge; Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    The significance of corpora, and corpus-based research, for second language teaching and learning has, to an extent at least, become axiomatic; however, progress continues and is required in relation to how insights ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine; Clancy, Brian (Springer, 2013)
    Corpus linguistics is more often than not associated with large-scale collections of spoken or written data, representing genres, varieties or contexts of use. Many of these have been successfully exploited for pragmatics ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine; Clancy, Brian (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
    The central part of this chapter presents the sort of sociolinguistic information that is retrievable from some corpora of Irish English (IE) that currently exist. However, in order to fully explore and contextualise ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine; Moriarty, Máiréad (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
    This chapter discusses mediated representations of voice in the performances of the Rubberbandits, a comedy duo from Limerick in Ireland. Limerick is a city with a national reputation for social disadvantage and criminal ...

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