Dr. J (initial only) Ronayne Cowan Phd.

Dr. J (initial only) Cowan

Contact Information

University of Illinois
Dept. of Linguistics, MC-168
707 South Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Associate Professor Emeritus
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Research Interests

  • English as Second Language, Second Language Acquisition, Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • English as Second Language, Second Language Acquisition. Computer Assisted Language Learning

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Cowan, J. Ronayne Reading, perceptual strategies, and contrastive analysis Language Learning 26 1 1976, p. 95-109.
Cowan, J. Ronayne English teaching in China: a recent survey TESOL Quarterly 13 4 1979, p. 465-482.
Cowan, J. Ronayne Reading performance of bilingual children according to type of school and home language Language Learning 26 2 1976, p. 353-376.
Cowan, J. Ronayne Literacy in the southern Sudan: a case study of variables affecting literacy programs Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 4 1983, p. 75-92.


Cowan, J. Ronayne, and Russell Schuh Spoken Hausa Spoken Language Services 1976.
Cowan, J. Ronayne The Teacher's Grammar of English: A Course Book and Reference Guide Cambridge University Press 2008.