Université de Neuchâtel

Selbstregulation beim Verstehen von Schulbuchtexten der Biologie auf der Sekundarstufe 1

Gild, Eliane ; Schneider, Hansjakob ; Schmellentin, Claudia ; Dittmar, Miriam

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 129-151

Textbooks for secondary schools are characterized by elements of technical and academic language and place high demands on learners. For successful text comprehension, text complexity and individual skills need to match up. In school settings it is possible either to simplify texts or to give support to readers. In the following article, three extracts from biology textbooks used at secondary...

Université de Neuchâtel

Die erfolgreiche literale Entwicklung von risikobehafteten Jugendlichen – motivationale Aspekte

Schneider, Hansjakob ; Bertschi-Kaufmann, Andrea ; Wiesner, Esther ; Häcki Buhofer, Annelies ; Beckert, Christine ; Kassis, Wassilis ; Stalder, Ursula ; Kronig, Linfried

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2009, vol. 89, p. 65-97

Literal competences are the basis of participating in social discourse and developing in private and professional areas. The PISA studies have proved the existence of a substantial group of adolescents in Switzerland who have not acquired sufficient reading competences at the end of their formal education. A large part of this group comes from backgrounds alien to literal activities. The research...