My MA Thesis is finally finished!

Good news! I finally finished my MA thesis and turned it in this week. It’s titled Computerized Training in /r/-/l/ and Stress Distinctions for Japanese Learners. I’ll be defending it in early February. If you’re interested in reading it, you can download the PDF right here. If you’re busy and just want to know how it went, basically I showed that Japanese students can learn stress distinctions from a simple program, and that video doesn’t really help them. I also confirmed the previous results that many other researches have found, that Japanese learners can acquire /r/-/l/ distinction through computer training.

You can try out the program online here, if you like.

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One comment on “My MA Thesis is finally finished!
  1. locksleyu says:

    Congratulations! This is an amazing research project, reading about it made me want to go back to school and do something similar (:

    When I got my Masters (in non-linguistic field) I did non-thesis, maybe I should have chosen the thesis route since I like research…

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