Gillian Wigglesworth

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gillian Wigglesworth plays a role.


Subjects Applied linguistics | Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Language acquisition | Language policy | Language teaching | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Translation Studies | Writing and literacy

The Language Testing Cycle: From inception to washback

Edited by Gillian Wigglesworth and Catherine Elder

Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching

Language and Gender in the Australian Context

Edited by Joanne Winter and Gillian Wigglesworth

Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching


Wigglesworth, Gillian 2013 EditorialTeaching Creole-Speaking Children: Issues, concerns and resolutions for the classroom, Wigglesworth, Gillian (ed.), pp. 231–233 | Miscellaneous
There are now significant numbers of children who speak a language other than English when they enter the formal school system in Australia. Many of these children come from a language background that is entirely different from the school language. Many Indigenous children, however, come from… read more
Wigglesworth, Gillian, Jane Simpson and Debbie Loakes 2011 Naplan language assessments for Indigenous children in remote communities: Issues and problemsAustralian Languages: A challenge for applied linguistics, Walsh, Michael (ed.), pp. 320–343 | Article
The National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) assessments are designed to assess literacy and numeracy of all Australian school children in years 3, 5, 7 and 9, and to act as diagnostics as to whether children are meeting intended educational outcomes. Tests began in May 2008,… read more
Tan, Lan Liana, Gillian Wigglesworth and Neomy Storch 2010 Pair interactions and mode of communication: Comparing face-to-face and computer mediated communicationSociocognitive Approaches to Second Language Pedagogy, Dyson, Bronwen Patricia (ed.), pp. 27.1–27.24 | Article
In today’s second language classrooms, students are often asked to work in pairs or small groups. Such collaboration can take place face-to-face, but now more often via computer mediated communication. This paper reports on a study which investigated the effect of the medium of communication on the… read more
Elder, Catherine and Gillian Wigglesworth 1996 Perspectives on the testing cycle: Setting the sceneThe Language Testing Cycle: From inception to washback, Wigglesworth, Gillian and Catherine Elder (eds.), pp. 1–12 | Article
Lack of inter-rater agreement in the assessment of oral tests is wellknown. In this paper, multi-faceted Rasch analysis was used to determine whether any bias was evident in the way a group of raters (N=13) rated two different versions of an oral interaction test, undertaken by the same candidates… read more
Winter, Joanne and Gillian Wigglesworth 1993 Language and gender: A case study for applied linguistics in AustraliaLanguage and Gender in the Australian Context, Winter, Joanne and Gillian Wigglesworth (eds.), pp. 1–12 | Article
In our introductory discussion to this Series S volume on language and gender in Australia we argue for the recognition of gender research in a broadened interpretation of applied linguistics. We forecast the place of feminist (applied)1 linguists within a wider understanding of the applications… read more