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Institute of Learning Sciences and Technologies, NTHU
John Truscott
John Truscott

Present Position:Professor, Institute of Learning Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University Adjunct Professor, Center for Teacher Education
E-mailtruscott@mx.nthu.edu.tw
Tel:+886-3-5715131 Ext.42453
Office:Education Building, 226A
Highest Degree:Ph. D. in Psychology, University of California, Irvine

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I.                   RESEARCH INTERESTS

RESEARCH INTERESTS: MOGUL, cognitive science (consciousness, learning, attention, emotion), error correction, form-focused instruction, linguistic theory (syntax, morphology)

DISCIPLINE: psychology, English skills, foreign language teaching, education, linguistics

II.                   ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

·         ISI Citation Classic Award for high impact paper, awarded September, 2001

·         Honorary Professor, Heriot-Watt University, UK

III.                   PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES (*correspondence)

Truscott, J., & Sharwood Smith, M. (Published online: 01 August 2016). Representation, processing, and code-switching. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1366728916000742  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (2015). Consciousness in SLA: A modular perspective. Second Language Research, 31, 413-434.   (SSCI)

Sharwood Smith, M., & Truscott, J. (2014). Explaining input enhancement: A MOGUL perspective. IRAL, 52, 253-281.

Truscott, J. (2014). Multiple grammars and MOGUL. Second Language Research, 30, 75-78.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J., & Sharwood Smith, M. (2011). Input, intake, and consciousness: The quest for a theoretical foundation. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 33, 497– 528.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (2010). Further thoughts on Anthony Bruton’s critique of the correction debate. System, 38, 626-633.   (SSCI)

Chen, C., & *Truscott, J. (2010). The effects of repetition and L1 lexicalization on incidental vocabulary acquisition. Applied Linguistics, 31, 693-713.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (2010). Some thoughts on Anthony Bruton’s critique of the correction debate. System, 38, 329-335.   (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (2009). Arguments and appearances: A response to Chandler. Journal of Second Language Writing, 18, 59–60.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J., & Hsu, A.Y.-p. (2008). Error correction, revision, and learning. Journal of Second Language Writing, 17, 292–305.  (SSCI) 

Truscott, J. (2007). The effect of error correction on learners’ ability to write accurately. Journal of Second Language Writing, 16, 255-272.  (SSCI)

Kuo, N.-H., & *Truscott, J. (2007). Graded readers vs. young adult literature for extensive reading: Is there a difference? Studies in English Language and Literature, 20, 113-123.

Truscott, J. (2007). Grammar teaching and the evidence: A response to Nassaji and Fotos (2004). International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching. Available at http://www.tprstories.com/ijflt/IJFLTJuly07.pdf

Truscott, J. (2006). Optionality in second language acquisition: A generative, processing-oriented account. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 44, 311-330.

Truscott, J. (2005). The continuing problems of oral grammar correction. International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, 1(2), 17-22. Available at http://www.tprstories.com/ijflt/IJFLTSpring05.pdf

Sharwood Smith, M., & Truscott, J. (2005). Stages or continua in second language acquisition: A MOGUL solution. Applied Linguistics, 26, 219-240.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J., & Sharwood Smith, M. (2004). Acquisition by processing: A modular approach to language development. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 7, 1-20. (SSCI, keynote article)

Truscott, J., & Sharwood Smith, M. (2004). How APT is your theory: Current status and future prospects. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 7, 43-47.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (2004). The effectiveness of grammar instruction: Analysis of a meta-analysis. English Teaching & Learning, 28(3), 17-29.

Truscott, J. (2004). Occult linking in English. Taiwan Journal of Linguistics, 2, 69-101.

Truscott, J. (2003). Linking and nominal omission. Taiwan Journal of Linguistics, 1, 69-96.

Truscott, J. (2001). Selecting errors for selective error correction. Concentric: Studies in English Literature and Linguistics, 27, 225-240.

Truscott, J. (2000). The unity of nominal linking devices. Proceedings of the National Science Council, ROC. Part C: Humanities and Social Sciences, 10, 142-155.

Truscott, J. (1999). The case for “The case against grammar correction in L2 writing classes”: A response to Ferris. Journal of Second Language Writing, 8, 111-122.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (1999). Unconscious second language acquisition: Alive and well. Studies in English Literature and Linguistics, 25,115-131.

Truscott, J. (1999). What’s wrong with oral grammar correction. Canadian Modern Language Review, 55, 437-456.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (1998). Instance theory and universal grammar in second language research. Second Language Research, 14, 257-291.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (1998). Noticing in second language acquisition: A critical review. Second Language Research, 14, 103-135.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (1998). Universal Grammar and specific knowledge: The case of null subjects. Proceedings of the National Science Council, ROC. Part C: Humanities and Social Sciences, 8, 564-575.

Truscott, J. (1997). A problem and a non-problem for English learners. English Teaching and Learning, 22(5), 59-67.

Truscott, J. (1996). The case against grammar correction in L2 writing classes. Language Learning, 46, 327-369.  (SSCI)

Truscott, J. (1996). Thinking in English. English Teaching and Learning, 21(1), 21-30.

Truscott, J. (1996). Tree experts lost in the forest: English comprehension in Taiwan. English Teaching and Learning, 20(3), 5-13.

 

BOOKS

Truscott, J., & Sharwood Smith, M. (under contract). The internal context of bilingual processing. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Truscott, J. (2015). Consciousness and second language learning. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Sharwood Smith, M., & Truscott, J. (2014). The multilingual mind: A modular processing perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES

Sharwood Smith, M., Truscott, J., & Hawkins, R. (2013). Explaining change in transition grammars. In J. Herschensohn & M. Young-Scholten (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of second language acquisition (pp. 560-580). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Truscott, J. (2013). Modularity. In P. Robinson (Ed.), The Routledge encyclopedia of second language acquisition (pp. 433-435). New York: Routledge.

Truscott, J. (2013). The MOGUL framework for SLA. In P. Robinson (Ed.), The Routledge encyclopedia of second language acquisition (pp. 435-436). New York: Routledge.

Sharwood Smith, M., & Truscott, J. (2010). Consciousness and language: A processing perspective. In E. K. Perry, D. Collerton, F. E. N. LeBeau, & H. Ashton (Eds.), New horizons in the neuroscience of consciousness (pp. 129-138). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Sharwood Smith, M., & Truscott, J. (2008). MOGUL and crosslinguistic influence. In D. Gabryś-Barker (Ed.), Morphosyntactic issues in second language acquisition (pp. 63-85). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Sharwood Smith, M., & Truscott, J. (2006). Full Transfer Full Access: A processing-oriented interpretation. In S. Unsworth, T. Parodi, A. Sorace, and M. Young-Scholten (Eds.), Paths of development in L1 and L2 acquisition: In honor of Bonnie D. Schwartz (pp. 201-216). Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Truscott, J. (2003). Students in the correction-free writing class. In H.-C. Liou, J. Katchen, and H. Wang (Eds.), Lingua Tsing Hua: A 20th Anniversary Commemorative Anthology (pp. 265-276). Taipei: Crane.

 

 

IV.                RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI)

105 105B0050M3 2016/08/01~2017/07/31 Attention in the MOGUL framework

104 104B0079M3 2015/08/01~2016/07/31 Modularity and control in the MOGUL framework  

103 103B0085M3 2014/08/01~2015/07/31 Codeswitching in the MOGUL framework

102 102B0096M3 2013/08/01~2014/07/31 Self and its role in second language acquisition: A MOGUL perspective

101 101B0175M3 2012/08/01~2013/07/31 Working memory in the MOGUL framework

100 100B0165M3 2011/08/01~2012/07/31 Input in second language acquisition: A MOGUL perspective

 

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