Project LeaderTeresa Cerratto-Pargman, associate professor

Other participants at DSV: Ola Knutsson, Ph D, Petter Karlström, Ph D

External Partners : Kerstin Severinson  Eklundh, professor at Royal Institute of Technology, Stefan Westlund, master student, at Royal Institute of Technology.

Project Period: 2001-2003

Funding: The Swedish research council/educational science.
Budget: 3.100.000 sek.

The project  has investigated issues related to the use of computer support for language learning. In particular, the project dealt with the problem of the role of computer-based language tools for writers in the context of learning Swedish as a second language. This project has followed the following goals:
-Studying  how learners develop their writing practices in the context of learning Swedish as a second language. -Investigating how do students and teachers use available writing tools and how these tools shape learners understanding of the new language.
The outcomes of the project contributed to the improvement of the design and development of existing language tools for writing in learning contexts.

 

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