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Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2015
Major area: Second Language Studies
Dissertation topic: Informed consent and ESL learners
M.A. Linguistics, University of Montana, 2010
Major area: Linguistics
B.A. Southeast Missouri State University, 2008
Major: Anthropology and Spanish
Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research - University of Illinois, 2013
English as a Second Language Teaching - University of Montana, 2010
PRINCIPLE RESEARCH AREAS
Second Language Acquisition
Meta-research in linguistics
Sterling, S., & Plonsky, L. (in progress). Meta-research in applied linguistics. Routledge. New York, USA.
Journal Articles and book chapters
Sterling, S (forthcoming). Research ethics in open science within applied linguistics. In Plonksy, L. (Ed). Open Science in Applied Linguistics. John Benjamins
De Costa, P. I., Sterling, S., Lee, J., Li, W., & Rawal, H. (2020). Research tasks on ethics in applied linguistics. Language Teaching, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0261444820000257
Sterling, S. (2018). Investigating the complexity of consent forms in ESL research. Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science. 4(2), 154-173.
Sterling, S., & De Costa, P. (2018). Ethical Applied Linguistics Research. In Phakiti, A., De Costa, P., Plonksy, L., Starfield, S. (Eds). Handbook of Applied Linguistics Research Methodology. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Sterling, S., & Loewen, S. (2018). Games. In Liontas, J. (Ed). TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Wiley-Blackwell.
Sterling, S., & Gass, S. (2017). Exploring the boundaries of research ethics: Perceptions of Ethics and Ethical Behaviors in Classroom-Based Applied Linguistics Research. System, 70, 50-62.
Gass, S., & Sterling, S. (2017). Ethics in ISLA. In Loewen, S., & Sato, M. (Eds). The Routlege Handbook of Instructed Second Language Acquisition. New York: Routledge.
Sterling, S., Winke, P., Gass, S., (2016). Training in Research Ethics among SLA Researchers. In De Costa, P. I. (Ed.). Ethics in applied linguistics research: Language researcher narratives. New York: Routledge.
Sterling, S., & Loewen, S. (2015). The occurrence of teacher-initiated playful LREs in a Spanish L2 classroom. System, 53, 73–83.
Loewen, S., Lavolette, E., Spino, L., Papi, M., Schmidtke, J., Sterling, S., Wolff, D., (2014). Statistical Literacy Among Applied Linguists and Second Language Acquisition Researchers. TESOL Quarterly, 48(2), 360–388.
Sterling, S. (2012). Learning strategies for world language students. Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) newsletter. 16(2), 3- 5.
Professionalization in Second Language Education
Teaching English as a Second Language
Introduction to Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Computer-Assisted Language Learning
Second Language Learning
Internship in LLL - Teaching English as a Second Language
Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language
Linguistic Analysis of English
Introduction to Linguistics
Pedagogical English Grammar for English Teachers
Various English as a Second Language