Search for dissertations about: "Åsa Wengelin"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Åsa Wengelin.

  1. 1. Text Production in Adults with Reading and Writing Difficulties

    Author : Åsa Wengelin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; reading and writing difficulties; dyslexia; deaf; written language production; text; text production; misspellings; narratives; writing; lexical density; lexical diversity;

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  2. 2. Sounds of silence : Phonological awareness and written language in children with and without speech

    Author : Janna Ferreira; Jerker Rönnberg; Åsa Wengelin; Stefan Gustafson; Annika Dahlgren Sandberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; phonological awareness; intervention; motor speech impairment; reading impairment; reading; spelling; literacy; läshandikapp; läsning; stavning; läs- och skrivförmåga; fonologisk medvetenhet; intervention; talhandikapp; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : Avhandlingens övergripande syfte var att undersöka fonologisk medvetenhet och skriftspråklig förmåga hos talande eller icke-talande barn, med lässvårigheter eller motoriska talsvårigheter. De huvudsakliga fynden i denna avhandling var: (1) För barn med lässvårigheter som befinner sig på en tidig nivå i sin läsutveckling bör intervention kring läs- och skrivförmågor fokusera på barnets svaghet snarare än styrkan vad gäller ordavkodning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Writing in a third language : a study of upper secondary students’ texts, writing processes and metacognition

    Author : Yvonne Knospe; Kirk Sullivan; Ingela Valfridsson; Anita Malmqvist; Åsa Wengelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; foreign language learning; second language acquisition; third language learning; writing in a foreign language; learning to write; metacognition; keystroke logging; text quality; German; upper secondary school; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Learning an additional foreign language (usually referred to as a third language, L3) after English (L2) in formal settings seems to remain relatively unsuccessful in the European context (European Commission 2012), despite the reported advantages from extensive language learning experiences. Against this background the present thesis explores the potential benefits of a teaching approach focused on writing strategies and metacognitive reflections for L3 writing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reasons for Language : Language and Analogical Reasoning Ability in Children with Cochlear Implants and Children with Typical Hearing

    Author : Michaela Socher; Björn Lyxell; Malin Wass; Rachel J. Ellis; Åsa Wengelin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cochlear implants; analogical reasoning; cognitive training; expressive language; pragmatic language ability;

    Abstract : The usage-based model of language acquisition assumes that language is learned by its usage. General cognitive processes, especially analogical reasoning ability, are assumed to lead to the understanding of words and grammatical structures. READ MORE

  5. 5. The /k/s, the /t/s, and the inbetweens : Novel approaches to examining the perceptual consequences of misarticulated speech

    Author : Sofia Strömbergsson; David House; Åsa Wengelin; Benjamin Munson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; speech perception; speech disorders; speech synthesis; speech analysis; Tal- och musikkommunikation; Speech and Music Communication;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises investigations of the perceptual consequences of children’s misarticulated speech – as perceived by clinicians, by everyday listeners, and by the children themselves. By inviting methods from other areas to the study of speech disorders, this work demonstrates some successful cases of cross-fertilization. READ MORE