Professor Alison Mackey

Professor

Research Overview

Alison Mackey is interested in second language acquisition, specifically, input, interaction, corrective feedback and task-based language learning and teaching. She is also interested in second language research methodologies and willing to supervise students in any of these areas.

Research, relationships and reflexivity: two case studies of language and identity
Kirkham, S., Mackey, A. 2016 In: Ethics in applied linguistics research. London : Routledge p. 103-120. 18 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Creativity and EFL Students’ Language Use During a Group Problem-Solving Task
McDonough, K., Crawford, W.J., Mackey, A. 03/2015 In: TESOL Quarterly. 49, 1, p. 188-199. 12 p.
Journal article

The case against the case against recasts
Goo, J., Mackey, A. 03/2013 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 35, 1, p. 127-165. 39 p.
Journal article

Interaction approaches in second language acquisition
Mackey, A., Goo, J. 9/01/2013 In: The encyclopedia of applied linguistics. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Quantitative and mixed methods: prompted production
Rebuschat, P., Mackey, A. 9/01/2013 In: The encyclopedia of applied linguistics. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Prompted production
Rebuschat, P., Mackey, A. 2013 In: The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Wiley-Blackwell
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Second Language Interaction in Diverse Educational Contexts
McDonough, K., Mackey, A. 2013 Amsterdam : John Benjamins. 318 p. ISBN: 978 90 272 1309 9.
Book

Tasks and traditional practice activities in a foreign language context
Mackey, A., Fujii, A., Biesenbach-Lucas, S., Weger-Guntharp, H., Jacobsen, N.D., Fogle, L.W., Lake, J.B., Sondermann, K., Tagarelli, K., Tsujita, M., Wanatabe, A., Abbuhl, R., Kim, K. 2013 In: Second Language Interaction in Diverse Educational Contexts. Amsterdam : John Benjamins p. 71-88. 18 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Older learners in SLA research: A first look at working memory, feedback, and L2 development
Mackey, A., Sachs, R. 09/2012 In: Language Learning. 62, 3, p. 704-740. 37 p.
Journal article

Attention and awareness in second language acquisition
Robinson, P., Mackey, A., Gass, S., Schmidt, R. 2012 In: The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition . London : Routledge
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Input, interaction and corrective feedback in L2 learning
Mackey, A. 2012 Oxford : Oxford University Press. 174 p. ISBN: 9780194422468 .
Book

Interactionist approaches
Mackey, A., Abbuhl, R., Gass, S. 2012 In: The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition. London : Routledge
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Introduction
Mackey, A., Gass, S.M. 2012 In: Research methods in second language acquisition. Chichester : Wiley Blackwell
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Research methods in second language acquisition: a practical guide
Mackey, A., Gass, S.M. 2012 Chichester : Wiley Blackwell. 326 p. ISBN: 9781444334265.
Book

The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A. 2012 London : Routledge. 609 p. ISBN: 9780415479936.
Book

Why (or why not), when and how to replicate research
Mackey, A. 2012 In: Replication research in applied linguistics. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 34-69. 36 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Task complexity, uptake of recasts, and second language development.
Révész, A., Sachs, R., Mackey, A. 2011 In: Second language task complexity . Amsterdam : John Benjamins p. 203-236. 33 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Exploring the relationship between modified output and working memory capacity
Mackey, A., Adams, R., Stafford, C., Winke, P. 09/2010 In: Language Learning. 60, 3, p. 501-533. 33 p.
Journal article

Interaction research: What can socially informed approaches offer to cognitivists (and vice versa)?
Philp, J., Mackey, A. 2010 In: Sociocognitive perspectives on language use and language learning . Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 210-228. 19 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Interactional feedback in learner-learner interactions in a task-based output EFL classroom
Fujii, A., Mackey, A. 2009 In: International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching. 47, 3-4, p. 267-301. 35 p.
Journal article

Multiple perspectives on interaction: second language research in honor of Susan M. Gass
Mackey, A., Polio, C. 2009 London : Routledge. 281 p. ISBN: 9780805864588. Electronic ISBN: 9781410618900.
Book

Syntactic priming and ESL question development
McDonough, K., Mackey, A. 03/2008 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 30, 1, p. 31-47. 17 p.
Journal article

Second language acquisition and the young learner: child's play?
Philp, J., Oliver, R., Mackey, A. 2008 Amsterdam : John Benjamins. 334 p. ISBN: 9789027219848.
Book

Second language acquisition research methods
Mackey, A., Abbuhl, R. 2008 In: Encyclopedia of language and education. Dordrecht : Springer p. 1-13. 13 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Conversational interaction in second language acquisition: a series of empirical studies
Mackey, A. 2007 Oxford : Oxford University Press. 496 p. ISBN: 9780194422499.
Book

Data elicitation for second and foreign language research
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A. 2007 Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 212 p. ISBN: 9780805860344.
Book

Interaction as practice
Mackey, A. 2007 In: Practice in a second language. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 85-110. 26 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Interaction research in SLA: A meta-analysis and research synthesis
Mackey, A., Goo, J. 2007 In: Conversational interaction in second language acquisition. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 407-453. 47 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Task familiarity and interactional feedback in child ESL classrooms
Mackey, A., Kanganas, A., Oliver, R. 2007 In: TESOL Quarterly. 41, 2, p. 285-312. 28 p.
Journal article

Teachers' intentions and learner' perceptions about corrective feedback in the L2 classroom
Mackey, A., Al-Khalil, M., Atanassova, G., Hama, M., Logan-Terry, A., Nakatsukasa, K. 2007 In: Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching. 1, 1, p. 129-152. 24 p.
Journal article

The bilingual edge: the ultimate guide to how, when and why to teach your child a second language
King, K.A., Mackey, A. 2007 New York : Harper Collins. 289 p. ISBN: 9780061246562.
Book

The role of conversational interaction in second language acquisition
Mackey, A. 2007 In: Conversational interaction in second language acquisition. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 1-26. 26 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Responses to recast: repetitions, primed production and linguistic development
McDonough, K., Mackey, A. 12/2006 In: Language Learning. 56, 4, p. 693-720. 28 p.
Journal article

The impact of planning time on children's task-based interactions
Philp, J., Oliver, R., Mackey, A. 12/2006 In: System. 34, 4, p. 547-565. 19 p.
Journal article

Learners' interpretations of recasts
Carpenter, H., Jeon, K.S., MacGregor, D., Mackey, A. 1/06/2006 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 28, 2, p. 209-236. 28 p.
Journal article

Pushing the methodological boundaries in interaction research: an introduction to the special issue
Mackey, A., Gass, S.M. 1/06/2006 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 28, 2, 10 p.
Editorial

Feedback, noticing and instructed second language learning
Mackey, A. 2006 In: Applied Linguistics. 27, 3, p. 405-430. 26 p.
Journal article

From introspections, brain scans, and memory tests to the role of social context: advancing research on interaction and learning
Mackey, A. 2006 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 28, 2, p. 369-379. 11 p.
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Input, interaction and output: an overview
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A. 2006 In: AILA Review. 19, p. 3-17. 15 p.
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Task-based interactions in classroom and laboratory settings
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A., Ross-Feldman, L. 12/2005 In: Language Learning. 55, 4, p. 575-611. 37 p.
Journal article

Interactional tasks and English L2 learning by immigrant children in Singapore
Mackey, A., Silver, R.E. 06/2005 In: System. 33, 2, p. 239-260. 22 p.
Journal article

Second language research: methodology and design
Mackey, A., Gass, S.M. 2005 Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 405 p. ISBN: 9780805842494.
Book

The relationship between experience, education, and teachers' use of incidental focus-on-form techniques
Mackey, A., Polio, C., McDonough, K. 07/2004 In: Language Teaching Research. 8, 3, p. 301-327. 27 p.
Journal article

Interactional context and feedback in child ESL classrooms
Oliver, R., Mackey, A. 12/2003 In: Modern Language Journal. 87, 4, p. 519-543. 25 p.
Journal article

Interactional input and the incorporation of feedback: An exploration of NS-NNS and NNS-NNS adult and child dyads
Mackey, A., Oliver, R., Leeman, J. 03/2003 In: Language Learning. 53, 1, p. 35-66. 32 p.
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Interactional feedback and children's L2 development
Mackey, A., Oliver, R. 12/2002 In: System. 30, 4, p. 459-477. 19 p.
Journal article

Frequency effects and second language acquisition
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A. 06/2002 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 24, 2, p. 249-260. 12 p.
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Beyond production: learners' perceptions about interactional processes
Mackey, A. 2002 In: International Journal of Educational Research. 37, 3-4, p. 379-394. 16 p.
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Investigating learners' reports about the L2 classroom
Mackey, A., McDonough, K., Fujii, A., Tatsumi, T. 11/2001 In: International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching. 39, 4, p. 285-308. 24 p.
Journal article

Communicative tasks, conversational interaction and linguistic form: an empirical study of Thai
McDonough, K., Mackey, A. 01/2000 In: Foreign Language Annals. 33, 1, p. 82-92. 11 p.
Journal article

How do learners perceive interactional feedback?
Mackey, A., Gass, S.M., McDonough, K. 2000 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 22, 4, p. 471-497. 27 p.
Journal article

Stimulated recall methodology in second language research
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A. 2000 Mahwah, NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 177 p. ISBN: 9780805832235.
Book

Input, interaction and second language development: an empirical study of question formation in ESL
Mackey, A. 12/1999 In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 21, 4, p. 557-587. 31 p.
Journal article

The effects of task repetition on linguistic output
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A., Alvarez-Torres, M.J., Fernandez-Garcia, M. 12/1999 In: Language Learning. 49, 4, p. 549-581. 33 p.
Journal article

Conversational interaction and second language development: recasts, responses, and red herrings?
Mackey, A., Philp, J. 1998 In: Modern Language Journal. 82, 3, p. 338-356. 19 p.
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The role of input and interaction in second language acquisition: introduction to the special issue
Gass, S.M., Mackey, A., Pica, T. 1998 In: Modern Language Journal. 82, 3, p. 299-307. 9 p.
Journal article

Targeting morpho-syntax in children's ESL: an empirical study of the use of interaction goal-based tasks
Mackey, A. 1994 In: Working Papers in Educational Linguistics. 10, 1, p. 67-91. 25 p.
Journal article

An empirical study of children's ESL development
Pienemann, M., Mackey, A. 1993 In: ESL Development: Vol. 2. Language and literacy in schools. Commonwealth of Australia and NLLIA p. 115-259. 145 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Rapid profile: a second language screening procedure
Mackey, A., Pienemann, M., Thornton, I. 1991 In: Language and Language Education. 1, 1, p. 61-82. 22 p.
Journal article