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Université de Neuchâtel

Mitschreiben in Vorlesungen: Ein interdisziplinärer Forschungsüberblick mit Fokus Deutsch als L2

Wisniewski, Katrin

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 19, p. 153-170

Note-taking in academic lectures is a very common activity, which faculty as well as students consider to be of central importance. At the same time, L2 students perceive note-taking as a particular challenge. However, in spite of its relevance and a considerable tradition of research into (L2) notetaking rooted in cognitive psychology, the strongly language-driven activity of taking notes has...

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

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

mawasiliano ya mradi. Wissenschaftssprache(n) in Forschungsprojekten

Pelikan, Kristina ; Zinsstag, Jakob ; Jeffrey, Roger ; Roekcke, Thorsten

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 75-91

Publications are considered to be essential for scientific progress, and increasingly they are published in English. Collaborative writing takes place not only for the development of publications within research collaboration, it also runs like a thread through the internal and external communication of research projects. Written internal project communication is less considered within scientific...

Université de Neuchâtel

Klimawandel, Emissionen, Immissionen und Dicke Luft. Dynamische Bedeutungskonstruktion zwischen Fach- und Umgangssprache in der öffentlichen Kommunikation zwischen Wissenschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft

Rothkegel, Annely

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 55-74

Mixing specialist language registers and everyday language is a phenomenon that can be increasingly observed in public communication about scientific subjects. There are two questions of interest: (1) How can we develop a model for describing some dynamic changes of meaning within different contexts? (2) What is the impact of these possibilities on our understanding of science and...

Université de Neuchâtel

Kollokationen in den Wissenschaftssprachen Deutsch und Polnisch auf der horizontalen und vertikalen Ebene – eine kontrastive Analyse

Targonska, Joanna ; Prutscher, Daniela

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 33-56

This paper examines verbal collocations with the lexical bases Daten/dane (data) and Hypothese /hipoteza (hypothesis) in 1,000 German and Polish academic texts from the fields of linguistics and literature, glottodidactics and medicine. The collocations are analysed on both a horizontal (i.e. syntagmatic) and vertical (i.e. paradigmatic) level. The following research questions are...

Université de Neuchâtel

Das gemeinsame sprachliche Inventar der Geisteswissenschaften – Repräsentant von Einheit und Vielheit einer Disziplinengruppe

Meissner, Cordula ; Wallner, Franziska

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2019, vol. 109, p. 11-31

In the humanities, language is of vital importance as a tool for gaining knowledge, as well as for conducting research. However, in spite of its pivotal role, there is still a clear lack of (linguistic) research into the specific language of the humanities, at least as far as German is concerned. As a consequence, the teaching of (German) academic language competence in the humanities is still...

Université de Neuchâtel

The variability of boundary-making in the context of intranational student mobility in Switzerland. An essay

Zimmermann, Martina

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2018, vol. 108, p. 109-114

linguistic socialization; spatial socialization; student mobility; border; belonging