Tag: thesis

  • Would like to hear from people who read my thesis

    Would like to hear from people who read my thesis

    In the four years since my master’s thesis was published by Western Oregon University on Digital Commons, it has been downloaded 2,036 times. Oddly, though, I have not heard from readers or seen it cited. What strange times we live in! If you read my thesis, please email me@danielgreene.com or leave a comment to let me know how you used […]

  • Milestone: 250 downloads of my thesis on vague language so far

    Milestone: 250 downloads of my thesis on vague language so far

    Digital Commons tells me my thesis on vague language has been downloaded 250 times as of today. That’s a far cry from the handful of people who read a thesis that’s bound and shelved! You can read the abstract and get the PDF at no cost: Keeping it vague: A study of vague language in an […]

  • Writing about language using italics

    When I wrote my master’s thesis on vague language, I often cited vague words and phrases. At first I put them in quotation marks, but the quotes cluttered the pages, and by the time I was ready to publish, I wondered if I should use italics instead. I used APA style*, so I consulted my APA […]

  • Thesis published on vague language (VL) in ASL and English!

    Thesis published on vague language (VL) in ASL and English!

    I am thrilled to announce that my thesis has been published online, available for all to read. The title is “Keeping it Vague: A Study of Vague Language in an American Sign Language Corpus and Implications for Interpreting between American Sign Language and English” and the URL is short & sweet: http://digitalcommons.wou.edu/theses/2/ Thanks to all who […]

  • My thesis on vague language (VL) is almost finished!

    After many months of work, I am going to send the penultimate draft of my master’s thesis to my thesis committee. I will await their feedback, make changes, and hope to defend before the end of February.