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Rurik Tywoniw

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Contact Information

3035 Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
707 S. Mathews Ave. | MC-168
Urbana, IL 61801
English Placement Test Coordinator
Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Language assessment, second language literacy, computational linguistics, language learning and autonomy


PhD Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University, 2020

Additional Campus Affiliations

English Placement Test Coordinator, Linguistics
Research Assistant Professor, Linguistics

Recent Publications

Tywoniw, R. (2023) Compensatory effects of individual differences, language proficiency, and reading behavior: an eye-tracking study of second language reading assessment. Frontiers in Communication8, 1176986.

Tywoniw, R., & Crossley, S. (2020). Morphological Complexity of L2 Discourse. In E. Friginal & J. Hardy (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Approaches to Discourse Analysis. Routledge.

Cushing, S. T., & Tywoniw, R. (2020). Validating a Holistic Rubric for Scoring Short Answer Reading Questions. In G. Ockey & B. Green (Eds.). Another Generation of Fundamental Considerations in Language Assessment (pp. 113-128). Springer, Singapore.

Tywoniw, R., & Crossley, S. (2019). The Effect of Cohesive Features in Integrated and Independent L2 Writing Quality and Text Classification. Language Education & Assessment2(3), 110-134.