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  • Chief editor of the Journal of Writing Research (ISSN 2030 - 1006)
    Open Access, 2007- | website

  • The Journal of Writing Research (JoWR) is an international peer reviewed journal that publishes theoretical, empirical, and review papers covering the broad spectrum of writing research.
    The mandate of the journal is:

  • to publish excellent and innovative writing research drawn from a range of academic disciplines (e.g. psychology, linguistics, pedagogy, design studies, communication studies, information and communication technology, learning and teaching)
  • to stimulate interdisciplinary writing research
  • to share knowledge through open access
  • Tijdschrift voor Taalbeheersing [Journal of Applied Linguistics | ISSN 1573-9775]
    Van Gorcum, 2006-2010 | website
  • Het Tijdschrift voor Taalbeheersing is een tijdschrift voor onderzoek naar taal- en tekstgebruik. Het richt zich op schriftelijke en mondelinge taalvaardigheid, vormen en functies van verbale communicatie, taalkundige kenmerken van geslaagde communicatie. Het biedt ruimte aan onderzoek vanuit verschillende disciplines zoals functionele taalkunde, toegepaste tekstwetenschap, communicatiekunde, toegepaste psychologie en leerpsychologie.

    editorial board

  • Social Sciences & Humanities Open (ISSN: 2590-2911 | Elsevier, 2019- )
  • Studies in Writing (Book series published by Brill Publishers, 2015- )
  • International Journal of Business Communication (ISSN 2329-4884 | Sage, 2014- )
  • Computers and Composition (ISSN 8755-4615 | Elsevier, 2005- )
  • Phrasis: Studies in Language and Literature (ISSN 0779-7958 | University of Ghent, 2006 - )
  • International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) (ISSN: 2157-4898 | eISSN: 2157-4901 | 2012 - )
  • European Journal of Education and Psychology (ISSN 1888-8992; 2008- )
  • Tekst[blad] (transl: Journal of Text and Communication, ISSN 1382-5216 | Coutinho, 1994- )
  • Information Design Journal + Document Design (ISSN 0142-5471 | John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1999-2006)
  • Tijdschrift voor Taalbeheersing (transl.: Journal of Applied Linguistics, ISSN 1573-9775 | Van Gorcum, 1999-2011 | 2015- )
  • WAC Clearinghouse Book Series: electronic books adressing writing and speaking across the curriculum (Member of the Publication board; Colorado | USA, 2004- )
  • International Exchanges on the Study of Writing series - WAC Clearinghouse (Member of the Editorial board | 2015- )
  • reviewer

    Elsevier Recognized Reviewer
  • Journal of Second Language Writing (Elsevier)
  • Computers and Composition (Elsevier)
  • Cognition (Elsevier)
  • Computers and Education (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Human-Computers Studies(Elsevier)
  • Computers and Education (Elsevier)
  • Informatics (MDPI)
  • Behavior Research Methods (Psychonomic Society)
  • Cognition and Instruction (Taylor and Francis)
  • Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Springer)
  • Journal of Writing Research (Open Access)
  • Tijdschrift voor Taalbeheersing (transl.: Journal of Applied Linguistics, Van Gorcum)
  • Journal of Information Science (Sage)
  • Mobile Media & Communication (Sage)
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning (Taylor and Francis)
  • Government Information Quarterly
  • MonTI (Monographs in Translation and Interpeting)
  • Written Communication (Sage)
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • National Funds for Scientific Research: Belgium (FWO), England, The Netherlands (NWO) and Sweden
  • European Science Foundation (ESF)

  •   Organisation of conferences

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    Earli SIG Writing 2018, International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Writing Special Interest Group
    29 August - 31 August 2018 - University of Antwerp (Belgium)
    Task: Member of the organisational team (Conference chair: MariŽlle Leijten)

    European Workshop (ELN COST Action): The Construction and Analysis of Copy Tasks in Writing research
    9-10 November 2017| University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Task: organizer, together with Mark Torrance (Nottingham Trent Unievrsity) and MariŽlle Leijten

    Invited workshop: Summer school on process and product methodologies in translation and interpreting studies
    10 July to 11 July 2017 - Ghent University, Belgium
    Task: presenter, together with MariŽlle Leijten
    organizer: Joke Daems (TT3, Ghent University)
    website

    International Workshop: The Construction and Analysis of Copy Tasks in Writing research
    24 March 2016 | University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Task: organizer, together with MariŽlle Leijten

    Invited workshop: Writing and Translation Process Research
    24-28 October 2016 | Renmin University, Beijing, China
    Task: presenter, together with MariŽlle Leijten
    organizers: prof. Zhu Yuane (Renmin University, China) and Michael Carl (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
    website

    Invited workshop: Using Keystroke Logging in Writing Research
    31 April to 1 May 2016 - MIT, Boston, MA | USA
    Task: presenter, together with MariŽlle Leijten
    organizers: Christiane Donahue (Darthmouth University) and Suzanne Lane (MIT)
    website

    COST Training School | Writing Process Research: Keystroke Logging
    16 to 18 March 2016 - University of Antwerp
    32 Trainees from 14 countries attended this summerschool (coll. EU COST Action IS1401)
    Task: organizer, together with Asa Wengelin (University of Gothenburg), Victoria Johansson & MariŽlle Leijten
    website

    Training School: Advanced techniques in logging and analyzing Writing processes: Keystroke Logging and Eyetracking
    14 to 16 April 2014 - University of Antwerp
    Keystroke logging has become instrumental in identifying writing strategies and understanding cognitive processes. Recent technological advances have refined logging efficiency and analytical outputs. Therefore, we organize a training school about Keystroke Logging, especially tailored to address the needs of early career researchers and to deepen the knowledge of more experienced users in the domain of writing and translation studies.
    Task: organizer, together with Asa Wengelin (University of Gothenburg) Victoria Johansson (Lund University) & MariŽlle Leijten
    website

    Vlaams Wetenschappelijk Economisch Congres 2012 [Flemish Economic Conference 2012]
    Corporate Communication - May 2012, University of Antwerp, Belgium Task: Member of the Organizing Committee
    website

    Summerschool "Writing Process Research 2011: Keystroke logging & Eyetracking"
    7 to 9 September 2012 - University of Antwerp
    35 Trainees from 15 countries attended this summerschool (coll. EU COST Action IS0703)
    Task: organizer, together with MariŽlle Leijten
    website

    Earli SIG Writing 2006, 10th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Writing Special Interest Group (Antwerp, Belgium, September 20 - 22)
    Task: Conference chair (together with MariŽlle Leijten)

    VIOT conference 2oo2, Triennial conference on the 'state of the art' of research in the field of applied linguistics in the Netherlands and Flanders (Antwerp, Belgium, December 16 - 18
    Task: Conference chair

    MAD-conference 2001, Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Discourse, Itre - Belgium
    Task: Conference co-chair (together with prof. L. Degand, Universitť Louvain-la-Neuve and W. Spooren, University of Amsterdam)

    STC-Conference 2000, Conference of the Society of Technical Communication, Belgian chapter, Mechelen - Belgium
    Tasks: Conference co-chair (together with Luc Bouquet, ATEK - Belgium)

    Functional Communication Quality 1993, 2nd Conference on Business and Technical Communication (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
    Task: Conference chair (together with E. Woudstra)


      Conferences: member of scientific or advisory committee

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    Earli SIG Writing 2020
    June 15-17, 2020 - Umea (Sweden)
    Task: Member of the Scientific committee

    AILA World Conference of Applied Linguistics 2020
    August 9-14, 2020 - Groningen (The Netherlands)
    Task: Member of the Scientific committee

    Academic Writing in Digital Contexts: Analytics, Tools, Mediality - Eight international conference on Writing Analytics
    September 5 Ė 6, 2019 - ZHAW Applied Linguistics, ZŁrich (Switzerland)
    Task: Member of the Scientific committee

    ELN Literacy Summit
    1 November - 3 November 2018 - University of Porto (Portugal)
    Task: Member of the Scientific committee

    Earli SIG Writing 2018, International Conference of the EARLI SIG Writing
    29 August - 31 August 2018 - University of Antwerp (Belgium)
    Task: Member of the Scientific committee

    VIOT-conference 2018: Sustainable Communication [Duurzame Taalbeheersing]
    University of Groningen, The Netherlands January 2018
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Global Advances in Business and Communication (GABC)
    University of Antwerp, Belgium February 2017
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Earli 2017: Education in the crossroads of economy and politics Ė Role of research in the advancement of public good.
    University of Tampere, Finland - August 2017
    Task: Reviewer/Member of the Scientific Committee

    Writing Research Across Borders (WRAB)
    Bogota, Colombia | May 2017
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Conference on Writing Research (COWR) Earli SIG Writing
    Liverpool, United Kingdom | September 2016
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    EARLI Conference
    Cyprus | August 2015
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Conference on Applied Linguistics, VIOT 2014
    Catholic University Leuven, KU Leuven , Belgium | December 2015
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Conference on 'Writing Research Across Borders III' 2014
    Universitť Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Dťfense, France - February 2014
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Earli SIG Writing - Conference on Writing Research 2014
    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands | August 2014
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Global Advances in Business Communication (GABC) 2013
    University of Antwerp, Belgium | 29-31 May
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Earli SIG Writing Conference 2012
    July 2012, University of Porto, Portugal
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Exploring new avenues and new contexts: live subtitling and other respeaking applications for (media) accessibility
    Third international symposium on live subtitling with speech recognition - 21 October 2011, Artesis University College | TransMedia Research Group
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Across the line of Speech and Writing Variation
    2nd International Conference on Linguistic & Psycholinguistic Approaches to Text Structuring (LPTS 2011) 16th-18th November 2011, Universitť catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    4th International Conference on Writing Research (WRAB II) - Writing Research Across Borders II (George Mason University, Washington D.C./Northern Virginia - Februay 2011)
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Earli Sig Writing: Conference of the Special Interest Group on Writing (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction) (Heidelberg, Germany - September 2010)
    12th International Conference
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    International Conference on Languages in Business Education (Brussels, Belgium, June 24 - 26 2010)
    Task: Member of the Scientific Committee

    Media for All 2009, 3rd International Conference: Quality Made to Measure (Antwerp, Belgium, October 22 - 24)
    Task: Advisory Committee (chair: Aline Remael)


      Organisation of symposia, workshops and training schools

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    Symposium: Tell us how you type, and we tell you how you write: What does a copy task tell us about writing?
    University of Antwerp, Belgium - August 2018
    co-organizer: MariŽlle Leijten
    Discussant: Joachim Grabowski, University of Hannover, Germany
    EARLI Sig Writing

    Invited workshop, CoWR Research School: "Using keystroke logging in Writing Research
    Utrecht University, The Netherlands - August 2014
    co-presenter: MariŽlle Leijten
    Organizers: Huub van den Bergh, Monica Koster & Renske Bouwer
    CoWR Research School

    PhD workshop with John R. Hayes: "Addressing writing models and frameworks"
    University of Antwerp - February 2014
    Organizers: MariŽlle Leijten & Luuk Van Waes

    Training School "Keystroke logging in Writing Research 2014: Advances and Perspectives"
    14 to 16 April 2014 - University of Antwerp
    Twenty experienced users of keystroke logging attended this summerschool. The state of the art of this research method was presented, and new analyses and further perspectives were discussed (coll. Earli SIG Writing )
    Task: organizer, together with MariŽlle Leijten and in collaboration with Victoria Johansson and Asa Wengeling, Lund and Gotheburg University, Sweden
    website

    Invited workshop at the Sorbonne, Paris: Professional Writing: From keystroke logging to textometry
    Sorbonne & University of Poitiers, France - January 2013
    co-presenter: MariŽlle Leijten
    Organizers: Thierry Olive & Georgetta Cislaru
    Ecritures project website

    Workshop at the University of Nanjing Symposium: Keystroke Logging | Inputlog 5.1
    University of Nanjing, China - October 2012
    Organizers: MariŽlle Leijten & Luuk Van Waes
    website

    Workshop at Earli SIG Writing 2012: Keystroke logging: State of the art | A generic XML-structure for logging writing
    University of Porto, Portugal - July 2012
    Organizers: MariŽlle Leijten & Luuk Van Waes
    website

    Workshop at CAiAC PhD Research Summer School: Using keystroke logging in experimental research
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain - 5 June 2012
    Organizer summer school: prof. dr. P. Pilar Orero - invited presenter, together with MariŽlle Leijten
    website

    UCSIA International Workshop 2012: The Ritual of Apology
    University of Antwerp, Belgium - 2012
    Theme: The Ritual of Apology
    Co-organiser: Barbara Segaert, Pol Cuvelier, Jan Melissen, DaniŽl Cuypers, Daniel Janssen

    Symposium at Earli SIG Writing 2010
    12th International Conference of the Earli Special Interest Group on Writing. Heidelberg, Germany - 2010
    Theme: Pauses and key transitions in writing: Word level related processes
    Co-organiser: M. Leijten & Guido Nottbusch(University of Paderborn, Germany)

    Symposium at Earli SIG Writing 2010
    12th International Conference of the Earli Special Interest Group on Writing. Heidelberg, Germany - 2010
    Theme: Pausing in text production from a discourse perspective
    Co-organiser: M. Leijten & Asa Wengelin (University of Lund, Sweden)

    Workshop at Earli Conference 2009
    13th Biennial International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 2009
    Theme: Building a Knowledge Center on writing process research
    Co-organiser: M. Leijten (University of Antwerp)

    Workshop COST Barcelona 2009
    The European Research Network on Learning to Write Effectively COST Action (IS0703)
    Barcelona, Spain - 2009
    Theme: Reading during Writing
    Co-organizer: A. Mangen (University of Stravanger, Norway)

    Workshop at Earli SIG Writing 2008
    11th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Writing Special Interest Group Writing
    Lund, Sweden - 2008
    Theme: Logging tools in writing research
    Co-organiser: M. Leijten (University of Antwerp)sderecerca.uab.cat/caiac/content/phd-summer-school-2012" title="PhD CAiAC Summer school" target="_blank" class="hyperlink">website

    UCSIA International Workshop 2012: The Ritual of Apology
    University of Antwerp, Belgium - 2012
    Theme: The Ritual of Apology
    Co-organiser: Barbara Segaert, Pol Cuvelier, Jan Melissen, DaniŽl Cuypers, Daniel Janssen

    Symposium at Earli SIG Writing 2010
    12th International Conference of the Earli Special Interest Group on Writing. Heidelberg, Germany - 2010
    Theme: Pauses and key transitions in writing: Word level related processes
    Co-organiser: M. Leijten & Guido Nottbusch(University of Paderborn, Germany)

    Symposium at Earli SIG Writing 2010
    12th International Conference of the Earli Special Interest Group on Writing. Heidelberg, Germany - 2010
    Theme: Pausing in text production from a discourse perspective
    Co-organiser: M. Leijten & Asa Wengelin (University of Lund, Sweden)

    Theme: Methodes en instrumenten voor observatie-onderzoek in schrijf- en leesonderzoek in digitale omgevingen [Mehods and instruments for observation research in writing and reading research in digital environments]
    Co-organisers: Th. van der Geest (University of Twente, The Netherlands) & M. Leijten (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

    Workshop at Earli SIG Writing 2004
    9th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Writing Special Interest Group
    Geneva, Switzerland - 2002
    Theme: Keystroke logging in writing research
    Co-organisers: A. Wengelin (University of Lund) E. Lindgren and K. Sullivan (University of Umea) & M. Leijten (University of Antwerp)

    Symposium at VIOT conference 2002
    9th conference of the Association of Research in Applied Linguistics (Flanders - The Netherlands)
    University of Antwerp - 2002
    Theme: Technology in Writing Research
    Co-organiser: M. Leijten (University of Antwerp)| Discussant: prof.dr. M. Steehouder (University of Twente)

    Symposium at Earli SIG Writing 2002
    8th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Writing Special Interest Group
    Stafford, United Kingdom - 2002
    Theme: Different writing environments - different writing processes
    Co-organisers: M. Leijten (University of Antwerp) | Discussant: prof.dr. C. Neuwirth (Carnegy Mellon, Pittsburgh - USA)


      Guest lectures and keynotes

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    A multi-dimensional approach to fluency in text composition and translation (Keynote at Conference on 'Translation in transition: between cognition, computing and technology', Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen - Denmark, 2014)

    Analyzing professional writing from multiple sources via keystroke logging with Inputlog (Invited workshop at X Prowitec| Methods in Writing Process Research, Hamburg, Germany, 2013 - co-presenter: MariŽlle Leijten)

    Writing Fluency: A multidimensional perspective (Invited speaker at the Communication Symposium in honour of prof. dr. Peter Jan Schellens, Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2013)

    Using keystroke logging to better define writing fluency in L1 and L2 (Keynote at The Eighth International Symposium on EFL Writing Research and Teaching in China, Shandong University, Jinan, China - 2012)

    Tell me how you type, and I will tell you how you write: The use of keystroke logging in writing research (Vortrag Forschungsverbundes 'Educational Linguistics', Justus Liebig Universitšt, Giessen, Germany - 2012 - co-presenter: MariŽlle Leijten)

    Writing Research and Writing Pedagogy: A tense relation (Keynote at the Technical Communication symposium in honour of prof. dr. MichaŽl Steehouder, University of Twente - The Netherlands; co-presenter: Els van der Pool, University college of Arnhem and Nijmegen | HAN)

    Writing Research: A visit to the neighbours (Keynote at the 6th Conference of The European Society for Translation Studies, 'Tracks and Treks in TS', Louvain 2010)

    Studying Reading during Writing: Influences of task complexity on correction strategies (Writing symposium 2009, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

    Observing writing and analyzing revisions with Inputlog (Writing Research Across Borders 2008, Santa Barbara, USA - co-presenters: MariŽlle Leijten & Nico Verlinden)

    Observing writing: Combining keystroke logging & speech logging(Westfšlische Wilhelms-Universitšt MŁnster, Germany, 2007; co-presenter M. Leijten)

    Inputlog: developing a tool to log and analyse writing processes (Royal Institute of Technology, IPLab - Sweden, 2004; co-presenter M. Leijten)

    Schrijfprocessen observeren en analyseren met Inputlog (Universiteit Utrecht, Nederland - 2004; co-presenter M. Leijten)

    How do writers adapt to speech recognition? The effect of a new writing medium on cognitive processes (Florida Atlantic University, Department of Psychology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida - USA, 2003; co-presenter M. Leijten)

    Inputlog: a new tool to log writing processes (seminar at Universiteit van Amsterdam, ILO - The Netherlands, 2003; co-presenter M. Leijten)

    Collaborative writing: cognitive aspects and writing tools (Introduction to PhD defence at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden 2003)

    The development of a multi-lingual writing center (Colorado State University - USA, 2002; co-presenter L. Opdenacker)

    The Influence of Voice Recognition on the Writing Process of Initial Users: A case study of problem solving, pausing times and revisions (IPLAB seminar KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm - Sweden, 2002; co-presenter M. Leijten)

    De invloed van spraakherkenning op het schrijfproces van initiŽle gebruikers: een case-study naar modusgebruik (Universiteit Twente - The Netherlands, 2002; co-presenter M. Leijten)

    Using thinking aloud protocols to detect navigation barriers on the Web (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm - Sweden, 1998)

    Routebeschrijvingen. Een samenspel tussen talige en cartografische informatie. (Universiteit Twente - The Netherlands, 1997)

    De computer als corrector. Stijl- en grammaticacontrole voor het Nederlands (KULeuven, Catholic University of Leuven - Belgium, 1995)

    Research on Writing and Computers: a critical Survey (KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, - Sweden, 1992)

    Experimenteel onderzoek over schrijfprocessen: een kwantitatieve of kwalitatieve benadering? (VU Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - The Netherlands, 1992)

    Writing Research and Writing Modes: a critical Survey (Carnegy Mellon University, Pittsburgh - USA, 1992)

    De computer als onderzoeksinstrument in het onderzoek naar schrijfprocessen (UU Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht - The Netherlands, 1990)