Lesekompetenzen diagnostizieren im Englischstudium: Verstehen und Erklären mithilfe von Inferenzen

In diesem Beitrag werden erste Ergebnisse einer L2-Lesekompetenzstudie mit Eng-lischstudierenden (MA Lehramt) einer deutschen Universität präsentiert. Im Wesentlichen geht es um hierarchiehöhere Informationsverarbeitungsprozesse, da die-se zu den zentralen Anforderungsstrukturen beim Lesen akademisc...

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Published in:Professionalisierung und Diagnosekompetenz (Band V.3)
Main Author: Dirks, Una
Contributors: Hansmann, Wilfried , Dirks, Una , Baumbach, Hendrik (Hgg.)
Format: Book Chapter
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2012
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This article provides first results of L2 reading research with TOEFL students (MA) at a German university. The focus is on higher-level information processing, as this is one of the core demands for reading academic texts and making the infer-ences students need to understand and explain the interplay of text- and domain-related information. However, the task at issue is a “real-life task” or case vignette that uses everyday language, in order to avoid shortcomings of the test subjects due to the foreign language English. The results of this explorative study reveal very heterogeneous proficiency outcomes with diverse fallacies and very few examples of appropriate information processing.