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College of Arts and Sciences


Faculty and Staff

Qiandi Liu

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: English Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences
E-mail: Qiandi.Liu@sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-2635
Office: HUO 220
Resources: English Language and Literature
Linguistics Program
Profile

Education

Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics and TESL, Northern Arizona University

Areas of Specialization

    ESL writing
    Grammar pedagogy
    Second language acquisition

Recently Taught Courses

English Grammars (Fall 2016)
The Story of English (Spring 2016)
ESL Academic Writing (Fall 2011 – Spring 2015)
EFL Reading, writing, listening, and speaking (Fall 2002 – Spring 2011)

Professional Accolades

AAAL (American Association for Applied Linguistics)
CALICO (Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium)
CCCC (Conference on College Composition and Communication)
TESOL International Association (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Association)

Selected Publications 

    Liu. Q., & Brown, D. (2015). Methodological synthesis of research on the effectiveness of corrective feedback in L2 writing. Journal of Second Language Writing, 30, 61-81.
    Liu. Q. (2012). Review of Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria G. Dove’s Co-teaching and other collaborative practices in the EFL/ESL classroom: Rationale, research, reflections, and recommendation. AZ-TESOL Newsletter, 33 (4).

Recent Presentations 

    Liu, Q (2018, August). Demystify the Power of Editing Symbols: Insights from Forty Years’ Empirical Research.  To be presented at the 17th Symposium on Second Language Writing, Vancouver, Canada.
    Liu, Q. & El-Gali, M. (2018, June). Experimenting with Google Docs and Jing: Stories from Two EAP Writing Teacher-Researchers. To be presented at the CALICO (The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) Conference, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
    Staples, S., Reppen, R., Holcomb, C., Liu, Q., Novikov, A., Picoral, A., & Lan, G. (2018, September). The Language of First Year Writing: Lexico-grammatical Patterns Used for Rhetorical Purposes across L1 Backgrounds. Proposal submitted to the 14th American Association of Corpus Linguistics (AACL), Atlanta, GA.
    Buell, D., Picoral, A., Reppen, R., Staples, S., Novikov, A., Liu, Q., & Lan, G. (2018, September). Annotating learner data for lexico-grammatical patterns: A comparison of software tools. Proposal submitted to the 14th American Association of Corpus Linguistics (AACL).
    Liu, Q., Brown, D., & Rahimi, M. (2016, October). Relationship between Learner Attitudes and the Intake and Uptake of Corrective Feedback in L2 writing. Panel discussion to be held at the 2016 Symposium on Second Language Writing, Phoenix, AZ.
    Liu, Q. (2016, April). Effects of coded feedback on the development of linguistic accuracy in L2
writing: Impacts of error types and learner attitudes. Paper presented at the 2016 American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Orlando, FL.
    Liu, Q. (2016, April). Effectiveness of Error Coding in Promoting L2 Writers’ Linguistic Accuracy. Paper presented at the 2016 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Baltimore, MD.
    Liu, Q. (2015, November). Effects of coded feedback on the development of linguistic accuracy
in L2 writing: Impacts of error types. Paper presented at the 2015 AZ Linguistics Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.
    Brown, D., & Liu, Q. (2015, March). Written corrective feedback and grammatical accuracy: A
methodological synthesis and meta-analysis. Paper presented at the 2015 American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Toronto, Canada.
    Liu, Q., & Brown, D. (2014, November). A methodological synthesis of research on the
effectiveness of corrective feedback in L2 writing. Paper presented at the 2014 Symposium on Second Language Writing (SSLW) Conference, Tempe, AZ.
    Liu, Q. (2014, March). Meeting IEP students' needs: Corrective feedback in ESL academic writing. Paper presented at the 2014 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Portland, OR.
    Liu, Q. (2013, November). Learners’ and instructors’ perceptions and preferences for feedback
in ESL writing. Paper presented at the 2013 Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) Conference, Provo, UT.
    Liu, Q. (2013, March). Acquiring English past tense through collaborative output tasks. Poster presented at the 2013TESOL Doctoral Forum, Dallas, TX.
    Liu, Q. (2013, March). Dictogloss: Beyond a useful task in L2 grammar instruction. Paper presented at the 2013 AZ-TESOL Mini-conference, Flagstaff, AZ.
    Liu, Q. (2013, February). The effectiveness of collaborative form-focused tasks in grammar instruction. Paper presented at the 2013 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.
    Liu, Q. (2012, October). Pre-task planning and second language writing. Paper presented at the 2012 AZ-TESOL Conference, Phoenix, AZ.