JANE F HACKING portrait
  • Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures
  • Co-Director, Second Language Teaching and Research Center
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Presentations

  • Large-scale implementation of ACTFL computerized proficiency testing (with Tschirner, Gass, Malone, Sonenson, Winke & Rubio). ACTFL. Boston. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2016.
  • Correlations between speaking, listening, and reading proficiency scores. (With Tschirner, Gass, Winke, Sonenson & Rubio). ECOLT. Georgetown University. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2016.
  • Pedagogical practice and the acquisition of Russian stress: Does writing stress marks help? (with Elisabeth Elliott, Northwestern University) Slavic Linguistics Society 11th Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/24/2016.
  • Utilizing electropalatography to train palatalized versus unpalatalized consonant productions by native speakers of American English learning Russian. New Sounds International Conference. Aarhus, Denmark. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2016.
  • What is the reality of proficiency-based articulation at the post-secondary level? (with Fernando Rubio), American Association of Applied Linguistics, Orlando. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Reading and Listening Proficiency Levels of College Undergraduates. ACTFL. San Diego. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2015.
  • 'Polishness’ in British crime fiction: The linguistic landscape of Anya Lipska’s Where The Devil May Go. Canadian Association of Slavists, Ottawa, Canada. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2015.
  • Poles and Polishness in British Crime Fiction British Association for Slavic and East European Studies Cambridge, UK. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Russian palatalized consonants: Acoustic properties of L2 learners' productions Second Language Acquisition of Phonology Conference York University. Poster, Presented, 07/06/2012.
  • Variability in Listeners’ Bases for Accentedness Judgments of L2 Speech. Second Language Research Forum, Iowa State University. Poster, Presented, 10/2011.
  • Global Studies and Departmental Structures ADFL Summer Seminar, June 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/25/2011.
  • Word Final Devoicing in the Speech of American Learners of Russian, AATSEEL, Los Angeles, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2011.
  • The Culture of Language: Figuring Out How To Do Things With Words. Critical Language Institute, Arizona State University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/22/2010.
  • Teaching Sociopragmatic Competence From the Very Beginning. Critical Language Institute, Arizona State University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/21/2010.
  • The production of palatalized and unpalatalized consonants in Russian by American Learners New Sounds International Conference, Poznan, Poland. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/03/2010.
  • The Job Search in Foreign Languages, A Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers: MLA, Philadelphia. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/2009.
  • Development and Fund-Raising for Foreign Language Department Chairs, MLA, Philadelphia, 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/2009.
  • How Departments Can Thrive in Difficult Times, MLA, Philadelphia, 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/2009.
  • The Production of Palatalized and Unpalatalized Consonants in Russian by Advanced American Learners of Russian, Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society, Zadar, Croatia. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/06/2009.

Research Groups

  • Utah Dual Language Immersion Data Research Group, Research Professor. 12/01/2015 - 05/31/2016.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Electropalatography and Russian Palatalization. PI: Jane Hacking. Co-PI(s): Bruce Smith. College of Humanities: International & Interdisciplinary Research Grant, 10/15/2010 - 12/01/2014. Total project budget to date: $5,910.00
  • LANGUAGE TRAINING CENTER. PI: HACKING,JANE F. INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDU, 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016. Total project budget to date: $249,059.00

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Russian Federation
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Publications

  • Hacking, Jane F. & Tschirner, Erwin. The contribution of vocabulary knowledge to reading proficiency: The case of college Russian. Foreign Language Annals 50(3), 500-518. Published, 09/2017.
  • Hacking, J., Rubio, F., & Tschirner, E. Vocabulary size, reading proficiency and curricular design: The case of college Chinese, Russian and Spanish. In Gass, S. & Winke, P. (Eds.), The Power of Performance-Based Assessment: Languages as a Model for the LIberal Arts Enterprise. Boston: Springer. Accepted, 07/2017.
  • Rubio, F. & Hacking, J. Proficiency vs. performance: What do the tests show? In Gass, S. & Winke, P. (Eds.), The Power of Performance-Based Assessment: Languages as a Model for the LIberal Arts Enterprise. Boston: Springer. Accepted, 05/2017.
  • Hacking, Jane F., Smith, Bruce L., & Johnson, Eric, M. (2017). Utilizing electropalatography to train palatalized versus unpalatalized consonant productions by native speakers of American English learning Russian. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation 3(1), 9-33. Published, 03/2017.
  • Hacking, Jane & Rubio, Fernando. (2016). A proficiency based articulation project between post secondary institutions. In Urlaub, P. & Watzinger-Tharp, J. (Eds.), The Interconnected Language Curriculum: Critical Transitions and Interfaces in Articulated K-16 Contexts. Boston: Cenage/Heinle. Book Chapter. Published, 11/2016.
  • Hacking, Jane, Smith, Bruce, Nissen, Shawn & Allen, Hannah. (2016). Russian palatalized and unpalatalized coda consonants: An electropalatographic and acoustic analysis of native speaker and learner productions. Journal of Phonetics 54, 98-108. Published, 01/2016.
  • Hayes-Harb, Rachel & Hacking, Jane. (2015). The influence of written stress marks on native English speakers' acquisition of Russian lexical stress contrasts. Slavic and East European Journal, 59:1, 91-109. Published, 04/2015.
  • Hayes-Harb, Rachel & Hacking, Jane. (2015). Individual listener differences in explicit bases for accentedness judgments. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation 1(1), 43-64. Published, 04/2015.
  • Hacking, Jane. (2013). Global studies and departmental structures. ADFL Bulletin 42 (2), 21-25. Published, 06/2013.
  • Hacking, Jane. (2011). The production of palatalized and unpalatalized consonants in Russian by American learners, in (Eds. Magdalena Wrembel, Małgorzata Kul, Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk), Achievements and perspectives in the acquisition of second language speech: New Sounds 2011 (pp. 93-101). Frankfurt: Peter Lang. Published, 05/2011.
  • Hacking, Jane. (2008). Socio-pragmatic competence in Russian: How input Is not enough. In Katz & Watzinger-Tharp, (Eds.) Conceptions of L2 Grammar: Theoretical Approaches and their Application in the L2 Classrooom, AAUSC: 110-125. Published, 10/2008.