Université de Neuchâtel

Les langues dans la recherche scientifique et son évaluation: quelques regards

Steffen, Gabriela ; Gajo, Laurent ; Darbellay, Frédéric

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 93-110

Language and discourse practices play a role in scientific research and its evaluation, since they shape knowledge construction. Therefore, it matters in which language research is carried out and knowledge constructed. More precisely, engaging in plurilingual research practices instead of monolingual ones has an impact on the research process and the results obtained. That is because science has...

Université de Neuchâtel

Saisir le niveau méso-interactionnel dans l'interaction didactique: autour des notions de saturation et de mésoalternance

Gajo, Laurent ; Grobet, Anne ; Steffen, Gabriela

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2015, vol. 101, p. 27-49

While instructional interaction is shaped by situated and dynamic conversational mechanisms, it also realises institutional "projects" designed beforehand (i.e. in the curriculum). In order to interpret participants' orientation towards these projects, as it is displayed in interaction, drawing on a meso-interactional level is often needed. We analyse two phenomena relating to this level in early...