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Mrs.
Prof. Dr. Claudia Harsch

Faculty 10
English Studies/Romance Studies/German Studies/Linguistics English Studies/Romance Studies/German Studies/Linguistics

E-Mail: harsch@uni-bremen.de

Affiliations | Research Topics | Cooperations | Projects | Scientific Activities | Resources


Affiliations

Affiliation to an institute
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Funcition Keywords deutsch Keywords englisch
INFORM  Institut fĂĽr Fremdsprachendidaktik und Förderung der Mehrsprachigkeit     Leader/Speaker  Das seit 1999 bestehende Institut fĂĽr Fremdsprachendidaktik und Förderung der Mehrsprachigkeit (Inform) ist eine GrĂĽndungsinitiative der Fremd- und Zweitsprachendidaktiken am Fachbereich 10 der Universität Bremen (Romanische Sprachen, Englisch, Deutsch, DaZ/DaF). Es sieht seine primären Aufgaben in der Koordinierung fächerĂĽbergreifender Forschung und Lehre, in der Nachwuchsförderung und im Ausbau eines internationalen Netzes von Kooperationen.    



Affialation to a work group
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Faculty Keywords deutsch Keywords englisch
  Professur fĂĽr Sprachlehr-/-lernforschung  Professor for Research into Language Learning and Teaching  F10     




Research Topics
Humanities and social sciences
» Teaching Methods
» Individual Linguistics
» General and Domain-Specific Teaching and Learning
» Empirical Social Research
» Education Systems and Educational Institutions
» Applied Linguistics, Experimental Linguistics, Computational Linguistics


Cooperations

Researchers with cooperation
Institution City Category Country of origin
Prof Dr Johannes Hartig / Deutsches Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung Frankfurt/Main University Germany
Dr Ema Ushioda/University of Warwick Coventry University abroad United Kingdom
Dr Steve Mann/University of Warwick Coventry University abroad United Kingdom
Dr Matt Poehner / Penn State University State College University abroad United States
Pearson Education Limited Harlow Company United Kingdom
Trinity College London London Non-Profit-Companies/Self-Governing Organizations
Educational Testing Service Princeton Non-Profit-Companies/Self-Governing Organizations
TestDaF Institut g.a.s.t. Bochum Non-Profit-Companies/Self-Governing Organizations
Instituto Cervantes Bremen Cultural Institution
Goethe-Institut Bremen Cultural Institution
Institut Francais Bremen Cultural Institution



Projects

Projects (Hyperlink)
Link (extern): http://kompetenzmodelle.dipf.de/de/projekte/projekt-mirt http://kompetenzmodelle.dipf.de/de/projekte/projekt-mirt


Most significant projects
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Cooperation partners Funding sources/agencies Term
MASK Modellierung integrierter akademisch-sprachlicher Kompetenzen Modeling integrated academic language competences Prof Dr Johannes Hartig, DIPF Frankfurt DFG 2020 - 2023
Begleitforschung zum Spracherwerb der INTEGRA-Teilnehmenden (studienaffine Geflüchtete in Vorbereitung auf das Hochschulstudium) Linguistic-academic preparation and integration of prospective students with a refugee-background Zentrale Forschungsföderung Universität Bremen 2017 - 2020
TestDaf Pädiktive Validität TestDaf Predicitve validity of the TestDaF g.a.s.t. TestDaF Institut g.a.s.t. TestDaF Institut 2017 - 2020
Benchmarking Study Testanbindung an GERS Benchmarking Trinity College London ISE exams to the Common European Framework of Reference Trinity College London Trinity College London 2016 - 2017
Stipendium Gastdozentur Auslandsforschungsaufenthalt Travel Grant Dr Matt Poehner British Council Scottland 2014 - 2014
video4ALL video for ALL Projekt video for ALL. Digital video as tool for language learning. http://videoforall.eu/de/uber/ Paolo Cremolo, Mosaic Art And Sound Ltd, in cooperation with seven European partners European Commission, Lifelong Learning Programme 2013 - 2015
Predictive Validity Prädicitve Validität des TOEFL iBT Investigating the predictive validity of TOEFL iBT® scores and their use in informing policy in a UK university setting http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/projects/completed/ Dr Ema Ushioda, Dr Cristohoe Ladroue Educational Testing Service 2013 - 2016
MIRT “Modellierung von Kompetenzen mit mehrdimensionalen Item-Response-Theory Modellen (IRT): Erforschung von schwierigkeitsbestimmenden Merkmalen von Sprachtests.” Projekt im Schwerpunktprogramm " Kompetenzmodelle zur Erfassung individueller Lernergebnisse und zur Bilanzierung von Bildungsprozessen" (SPP 1293). modelling competences with multi-dimensional IRT models Prof Dr Johannes Hartig DFG 2009 - 2014


Agencies that have funded your research during the past five years (public institutions and foundations)
» University of Bremen/Central Research Development Fund
» DFG
» Other EU Programs
» International Organizations/Programs


Funding sources during the past five years (enterprises)
Company name Country of origin Term
Pearson Education Limited United Kingdom 2012-2016


Expertise
- Language testing, assessment and curriculum, particularly
Constructing valid language assessment materials reflecting curricular teaching and learning goals
Assessing productive skills, rating scale construction in line with educational frameworks
Difficulty-determining characteristics of language tests
Predictive validity of university entrance tests
Predictive power of vocabulary measures and C-tests on communicative skills
Dynamic Assessment
- Analysis and Implementation of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages for teaching, learning and assessing foreign languages across different educational contexts
- L2 teacher education and professional development, particularly
Developing assessment literacy
Competence-oriented teaching approaches
- Conceptualisation, development and assessment of intercultural competencies
- Research methods in L2 education, particularly
Quantitative approaches, empirical studies using questionnaires and tests
Qualitative approaches, using surveys and interviews




Scientific Activities


Publications (Hyperlink)
Link (extern): http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/homepages/harsch/Publikationsverzeichnis_C_Harsch.pdf http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/homepages/harsch/Publikationsverzeichnis_C_Harsch.pdf


Most significant Publications
Investigating the predictive validity of TOEFL iBT scores and their use in informing policy in a U.K. university setting.
Type
Author(s)Claudia Harsch, Ema Ushioda, & Christophe Ladroue
Year2017
In(TOEFL iBT Research Report TOEFL iBT – 30, ETS Research Report RR – 17-41). Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.
Link zu VolltextLink (extern): http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ets2.12167/full http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ets2.12167/full
Monograph
 
Enhancing student experience abroad: The potential of dynamic assessment to develop student interculturality
Type
Author(s)Claudia Harsch & Matt Poehner
Year2016
InLanguage and Intercultural Communication
YearPublished online 16. April 2016
Doi10.1080/14708477.2016.1168043
Article
 
Comparing C-tests and Yes/No vocabulary size tests as predictors of receptive language skills (Publisher)
Type
Author(s)Claudia Harsch & Johannes Hartig
Year2015
InLanguage Testing
Yearfirst published online August 10, 2015
Doi10.1177/0265532215594642
Article
 
General Language Proficiency Revisited: Current and future issues
Type
Author(s)Claudia Harsch
Year2014
InLanguage Assessment Quarterly
Year11
Issue2
Pages152–169
Article
 
Adapting CEF-descriptors for rating purposes: Validation by a combined rater training and scale revision approach
Type
Author(s)Claudia Harsch & Guido Martin
Year2012
InAssessing Writing
Year17
Pages228–250
Article
 


 

Ph.D. supervision (Hyperlink)
Link (extern): https://www.lab.uni-bremen.de/phdprojects/ https://www.lab.uni-bremen.de/phdprojects/


First Ph.D. supervisor
Title of the dissertation First name Last name Sex Year
Predictive Validity of the PEARSON PTE Academic, at the University of Warwick, UK Roy Wilson männlich 2016
Task-based learning and mediation procedures, at the University of Warwick, UK Wuttiya Payukmak weiblich 2014
Setting Writing Standards for Medical Students Benchmarked against the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, at the University of Warwick, expected submission 2017 Ebtesam Abdulhaleem weiblich
Validating integrated writing tasks – A mixed-method approach to investigate the construct of summarisation Sonja Zimmermann weiblich
Academic Language Proficiency at the Beginning of English-Medium Bachelor’s Degree Programs and the Transition from Upper Secondary School to University – A Triangulated Approach Christine Ringwald weiblich
Sprachliche Vorbereitung und akademische Integration von Geflüchteten auf bzw. in den Hochschulalltag - eine Mehr-Methoden-Längsschnittstudie Anika Müller-Karabil weiblich
EXPLORING THE FEASIBILITY OF USING THE ITEM DESCRIPTOR MATCHING (IDM) METHOD TO SET CUT SCORES ON AN EXAM SUITE AIMING AT DIFFERENT CEFR LEVELS Voula Kanistra weiblich

Second Ph.D. supervisor
Title of the dissertation First name Last name Sex Year Status Bezeichnung Uni
Kriterienorientierte Leistungsmessung im Fremdsprachenunterricht am Beispiel der Beurteilung von Sprechkompetenzen im Französischunterricht in der Mittelstufe Sibylle Seyferth weiblich 2019 Uni Bremen Uni Bremen
Interaction in Multicultural Project-Team Meeting Mary Vigier weiblich 2014 other University University of Warwick, UK
The Development of Self-Access Materials for Listening Comprehension: A Case Study in a Thai University Nicki Watjana weiblich 2012 other University University of Warwick, UK


 


Conferences organized by you during the past five years

Titel Year Hyperlink
7. Bremer Symposion. Rethinking the language learner. 2019 Link (extern): http://www.fremdsprachenzentrum-bremen.de/2126.0.html?&L=0 http://www.fremdsprachenzentrum-bremen.de/2126.0.html?&L=0 
EALTA SIG Meeting 2019 Link (extern): /http://www.ealta.eu.org/resources.htm /http://www.ealta.eu.org/resources.htm 
6.Bremer Symposion zum Sprachenlernen und -lehren Der Gemeinsame Europäische Referenzrahmen - wie gehen wir mit seinen LĂĽcken um? 2017 Link (extern): http://https://www.fremdsprachenzentrum-bremen.de/2126.0.html?&L=0 http://https://www.fremdsprachenzentrum-bremen.de/2126.0.html?&L=0 
EALTA SIG Meeting Integrated Assessment 2017 Link (extern): /http://www.ealta.eu.org/resources.htm /http://www.ealta.eu.org/resources.htm 
EALTA SIG Meeting Assessing Writing/ EAP Assessment University of Warwick 2015 Link (extern): http://http://www.ealta.eu.org/resources.htm http://http://www.ealta.eu.org/resources.htm 
11th EALTA conference: The CEFR and Language Testing and Assessment – Where are we now? 2014 Link (extern): http://http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/conferences/ealta2014/ http://http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/conferences/ealta2014/ 
14th Warwick International Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics 2011 Link (extern): http://http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/conferences/wpgc2011/ http://http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/conferences/wpgc2011/ 
Language Testing Forum: Empirical research on language testing impact: Teaching, learning and the broader test context 2011 Link (extern): http://http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/conferences/ltf2011/ http://http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/conferences/ltf2011/ 



Visiting Scientists
Name Term Institution of origin Country of origin
Salome Villa Larenas 2018 University of Lancaster



Resources


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