Vita

Education

  • Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, The Pennsylvania State University, 2015
    Dissertation:Promoting Second Language Development with Concept-based Instruction and Intelligent Computer-assisted Language Learning.
    Committee: Xiaofei Lu (advisor); James P. Lantolf; Celeste Kinginger; Matthew E. Poehner
  • MA in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 2006.
    Thesis:A Corpus-based Study of Connectors: Research from the CAS Learner Corpus of English
    Advisor: Peng, Gong
  • BA in English, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, 2003.

Publications

  • Ma, Fengyang, Ai, Haiyang, & Guo, Taomei. (Submitted for initial review). Semantic and lexical processing of words across two languages in Chinese-English bilinguals. In H. Pae (Ed.), Writing Systems, Reading Processes, and Cross-Linguistic Influences: Reflections from the Chinese, Japanese and Korean Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
    Ma, Fengyang & Ai, Haiyang. (Under revision). Chinese learners of English see Chinese words when reading English words.
  • Ai, Haiyang. (Revised and resubmitted). A research synthesis and a pedagogical model for teaching the Chinese ba-construction.
  • Ai, Haiyang & Lu, Xiaofei (Under revision). Exploring interdisciplinary synergy between sociocultural theory and intelligent computer-assisted language learning. Routledge Handbook on Sociocultural Theory and L2 Learning and Teaching.
  • Ai, Haiyang. (Forthcoming). Providing graduated corrective feedback in an intelligent computer-assisted language learning environment. ReCALL.
  • Ai, Haiyang & You, Xiaoye (2017). Lexis-grammar interface in Chinese English: A corpus study of the prototypical ditransitive verb GIVE. In Z. Xu, D. He, & D. Deterding (Eds.), Researching Chinese English: State of the Art. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Lu, Xiaofei & Ai, Haiyang. (2015). Syntactic complexity in college-level English writing: Differences among writers with diverse L1 backgrounds. Journal of Second Language Writing, 29, 16-27.
  • Ai, Haiyang & You, Xiaoye (2015). The grammatical features of English in a Chinese Internet discussion forum. World Englishes, 34(2), 211-230.
  • Ai, Haiyang & Lu, Xiaofei (2013). A corpus-based comparison of syntactic complexity in NNS and NS university students writing. In Nicolas Ballier, Ana Díaz-Negrillo, and Paul Thompson (Eds.), Automatic Treatment and Analysis of Learner Corpus Data (pp. 249-264). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Ai, Haiyang (2012). The expression of stance in Mandarin Chinese: A corpus-based study of stance adverbsInternational Journal of Asian Language Processing, 22 (1): 1-14.
  • Ai, Haiyang and Peng, Gong (2009). A corpus-based study of connectors: Research from CAS Learner Corpus of English. In W. Wang & X. Liu (Eds.), Digital and Networked Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Selected papers from the 2006 International Symposium on Computer Assisted Language Learning (pp. 357-370). Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press.

Presentations

  • Ai, Haiyang & Ma, Fengyang (2016). Creating a 10-million-word English-Chinese parallel corpus. The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2016 Conference (AAAL-16). Orlando, FL. April 9-12.
  • Lu,Xiaofei & Ai, Haiyang (2013). Syntactic complexity in college-level English writing: Differences among writers with diverse L1 backgrounds. Colloquium  on “New Developments in the Study of L2 Complexity” at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference (AAAL-13). Dallas, TX. March 16-19.
  • Doran, Meredith, Jadlocki, Matt,Ai, Haiyang. (2013). Domain-centered analysis of ITA language use. The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference (AAAL-13). Dallas, TX. March 16-19.
  • Ai, Haiyang & Lu, Xiaofei (2013). Automatic measurement of lexical complexity in Mandarin Chinese. The 11th Conference for the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL-13). San Diego, CA. January 18-20.
  • Ai, Haiyang & Lu, Xiaofei (2012). Promoting L2 Chinese development with intelligent computer-assisted language learning. The 31st Second Language Research Forum (SLRF-12). Pittsburgh, PA. October 18-21.
  • Ai, Haiyang & Lu, Xiaofei (2011). A corpus-informed web-based Chinese ICALL system. Paper presented at the 10th Conference for the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL 2011). Atlanta, GA. October 7-9.
  • Ai, Haiyang & Ma, Fengyang (2011). Metonymic and metaphoric extensions of tou ‘head’ in Mandarin Chinese: A corpus-based study. Paper presented at Alabama Symposium on Exploring the Boundaries and Applications of Corpus Linguistics. Tuscaloosa, AL. April 15-17.
  • Ai, Haiyang & Lu, Xiaofei (2011). “Well, you know, it’s like”: A corpus-based study of the use of pragmatic markers by EFL speakers. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2011 Conference (AAAL11). Chicago, IL. March 26-29.
  • Ai, Haiyang and Lu, Xiaofei (2010). A web-based system for automatic measurement of lexical complexity. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Symposium of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO-10). Amherst, MA. June 8-12.
  • Park, Kwanghyun and Ai, Haiyang (2010). Bringing the ITA Corpus online: Developing web-based framework and automatic data processing model. Poster presentation at the APLNG Open House, Department of Applied Linguistics, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • Ai, Haiyang and Peng, Gong (2006). A Corpus-based Study of Connectors: Research from the CAS Learner Corpus of English Essays. Paper presented at the 2006 International Symposium of Computer Assisted Language Learning. Beijing. June 2-4.
  • Ai, Haiyang (2005). Web-based Computer Adaptive Testing of English Language: ASP.NET Application in Language Testing. Paper presented at China 2005 International Conference on Online English Language Education. Beijing. October 18-19.