Search for dissertations about: "Åsa Wengelin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 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; 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. Learning of definiteness in Belarusian students of Swedish as a foreign language

    Author : Anders Agebjörn; Åsa Wengelin; Micheal Sharwood Smith; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; second-language acquisition; third-language acquisition; Russian; English; Swedish; definiteness; noun phrase; implicit and explicit knowledge; cross-linguistic influence; language-learning aptitude; complexity; input frequency;

    Abstract : Through a series of studies, this thesis investigates the learning of definiteness in Russian-speaking students of Swedish. A communicative oral-production task elicited modified and non-modified noun phrases in indefinite and definite contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Functional communication and non-linguistic factors in severe aphasia : Associations and assessment

    Author : Camilla Olsson; Monica Blom Johansson; Patrik Arvidsson; Åsa Wengelin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aphasia; stroke; functional communication; executive function; self-efficacy; resilience; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Severe post-stroke aphasia implies impairment of the ability to speak and write, and impairments of language comprehension, severely restricting the communication of the individual. Intervention in severe aphasia often entails aiming for access to meaningful social interaction and participation, in spite of the linguistic impairments. READ MORE