Harriet Wood Bowden is an assistant professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures. She recently had an article entitled “Optimizing Language Instruction: Matters of Explicitness, Practice, and Cue Learning” published in the top-tier journal, Language Learning, where she has had two previous articles published as well. Her research interests include the effects of instruction, bilingualism, working memory, attention, and awareness on second language acquisition and neurocognitive processing of first, second, and heritage languages.
Optimizing Language Instruction: Matters of Explicitness, Practice, and Cue Learning. Stafford, C. A., Bowden, H. W. and Sanz, C. (2012). Language Learning, 62(3), 741-768.
Verbal Inflectional Morphology in L1 and L2 Spanish: A Frequency Effects Study Examining Storage versus Composition. Bowden, H. W., Gelfand, M. P., Sanz, C. & Ullman, M. T. (2010). Language Learning, 60 (1), 44-87.
Concurrent Verbalizations, Pedagogical Conditions and Reactivity: Two CALL Studies. Sanz, C., Lin, H., Lado, B., Stafford, C. A. & Bowden, H. W. (2009). Language Learning, 59(1), 33-71.