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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Ongoing Projects

On the implementation of the new CLIL requirements for Austrian ‘HTLs‘. Question development for quality assessment and case studies on classroom practices
Principal researcher: Ute Smit, University of Vienna
Time frame: 2015-2017
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Communicating in discipline-specific English: on CLIL-students’ language skills at an Austrian Higher Secondary School for Tourism and Business Studies (HBLA)
Principal researcher: Julia Hüttner (University of Southampton)
Austrian Partner: Ute Smit (University of Vienna)
Time frame: 2013-2015
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The interpersonal function of language in secondary CLIL classrooms. Collaborative research project with Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Principal researcher: Ana Llinares Garcia (Madrid) 
Austrian Partner: Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Time frame: 2011-2017
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Irregular verbal morphology in the interlanguage of Austrian 8th graders
Co-operation with PH Oberösterreich, Dr. Thomas Wagner
Researchers: Christiane Dalton-Puffer, Monika Boniecki, Ulrike Podar
Time frame: 2012-current

Implementing the EPOSTL (European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages) at the CELT
Researcher: Barbara Mehlmauer-Larcher  
Time frame: 2007-current 
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Language and Content Integration: towards a conceptual framework
Funded by the Academy of Finland, located at University of Jyväskylä
Time frame: 2011-2014
International Partners:  Christiane Dalton-Puffer,  Ute Smit, Angela Stachelberger
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Compilation of a Database of English Learner Texts (DELT)
Project coordinator: Barbara Schiftner   
Time frame: 2007 - 2014
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DELT

International Corpus of Crosslinguistic Interlanguage (ICCI)
Project director: Yukio Tono     
Austrian Partner: Barbara Schiftner (since 2010)
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Learning with Harry, Alice and the Gruffalo: Children's and young adult literature in the EFL classroom
Director: Susanne Reichl
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Completed Projects

Expert Teacher Videos
CELT is preparing a bank of English lesson documentaries for use in the course of our teacher education programme. Collaboration with FDZ Sprachlehr-/lernforschung.
Project leader: Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Film-team: Otto Mörth (TFM), Stephen Ferguson
Time frame: 2012-2013 

Forschungsplattform - Research Network: Theory and Practice of subject didactics (University of Vienna – accross faculties)
Deputy speaker: Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Time frame: 2009-2013
Project sum: € 352000
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Development of a Curriculum for Teacher Training for CLIL at higher secondary vocational colleges
Deputy director: Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Time frame: 2009
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Comparative evaluation of the learning outcomes of two language strands at a Vienna Gymnasium. 2008-2010
Principal researcher:  Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Time frame: January 2008 - July 2010
Researchers: Marion Binder, Victoria Derntl, Marlene Heider, Hannes Loch, Silvia Schweinberger     
Consultants: Tim McNamara, Susanne Sweeney, Ingrid Tanzmeister 
Commissioned by: Parents Association of the school in question 
Project sum: € 3000,- / year         
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CLIL at colleges of technology in Austria
Director: Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Time frame: September 2007- September 2008     
Project team: Julia Hüttner, Silvia Jexenflicker, Veronika Schindelegger, Ute Smit
Commissioned by: BMUKK Abt II/2, §27, Projekt FA424003
Project sum: € 29000,-
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Dual Language Programme (DLP) in Vienna. Evaluation of year 1 (2006/07) at two lower secondary schools
Director: Christiane Dalton-Puffer   
Time frame: February 2007 - December 2007
Researchers: Christina Gefäll, Barbara Unterberger
Commissioned by: Vienna Board of Education
Project sum: € 2800,-
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Cooperation with a Vienna Gymnasium regarding individual evaluation projects
Project coordinator: Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Time frame: 2007-2012, and ongoing
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