Course Information
Title in GermanWörterbuchdidaktik
SchoolGerman Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600013066

Programme of Study: Language and Culture in the German-speaking Area (2012-today)

Registered students: 13
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Linguistics-TeachingElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationSpring-9
Literature-CultureElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-9

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment572.3
Written assigments702.8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Atkins, B.T.S. (Εd.) (1998). Using Dictionaries. Studies of Dictionary Use by Language Learners and Translators. Tübingen: Max Nieme yer. Béjoint, H. (1989). The Teaching of Dictionary Use: Present State and Future Tasks. In F.J. Hausmann et al. (Eds.), Wörterbücher, Dictionaries, Dictionnaires. Ein internationales Handbuch zur Lexikographie, An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography, Encyclopédie internationale de lexicographie. Erster Teilband/First Volume/Tome Premier (pp. 208-215). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. Bogaards, P. (2002). The use of the DE GRUYTER WÖRTERBUCH ALS FREMDSPRACHE for receptive purposes. In H.E. Wiegand (Ed.), Perspektiven der pädagogischen Lexikographie des Deutschen II. Untersuchungen anhand des ‘de Gruyter Wörterbuchs Deutsch als Fremdsprache’ (pp. 647-660). Tübingen: Max Niemayer. Bogaards, P. (2003). Uses and users of dictionaries. In P. van Sterkenburg (Ed.), A Practical Guide to Lexicography (pp. 26-33). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Chen, Y. (2010). Dictionary use and EFL learning. A contrastive study of pocket electronic dictionaries and paper dictionaries. International Journal of Lexicography, 23(3), 275-306. Chen, Y. (2012). Dictionary use and vocabulary learning in the context of reading. International Journal of Lexicography, 25(2), 216-247. Chi, M.L. (2003). Teaching dictionary skills in the classroom. In R.R.K. Hartmann (Ed.), Lexicography: Critical Concepts. Volume I. Dictionaries, Compilers, Critics and Users – Part 3: User Perspectives (pp. 365-369). London/New York: Routledge. Hartmann, R.R.K. (1999). Case study: The Exeter University survey of dictionary use. In R.R.K. Hartmann (Ed.), Dictionaries in Language Learning. Recommendations, National Reports and Thematic Reports from the TNP Sub-Project 9: Dictionaries (pp. 36-52). Hartmann, R.R.K. (2001). Teaching and Researching Lexicography. Harlow: Pearson. Lew, R. (2011). Studies in dictionary use: resent developments. International Journal of Lexicography, 24(1), 1-4. Martin, E. (2008). Dictionary use in foreign language writing exams: impact and implications. Amsterdam [u.a.]: Benjamins. Nesi, H., & Haill, R. (2002). A study of dictionary use by international students at a British university. International Journal of Lexicography, 15(4), 277-305. Rundell, M. (1999). Dictionary use in production. International Journal of Lexicography, 12(1), 33-53. Scharnhorst, J. (Ed.) (2004). Sprachkultur und Lexikographie. Von der Forschung und Nutzung von Wörterbüchern. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang. Scholfield, P. (1999). Dictionary use in reception. International Journal of Lexicography, 12(1), 13-34. Tono, Y. (2001). Research on Dictionary Use in the Context of Foreign Language Learning. Focus on Reading Comprehension. Tübingen: Niemeyer. Welker, H.A. (2010). Dictionary Use. A General Survey of Empirical Studies. Brasilia: author’s edition. Wiegand, H.E. (1998). Wörterbuchforschung. Untersuchungen zur Wörterbuchbenutzung, zur Theorie, Geschichte, Kritik und Automatisierung der Lexikographie. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter. Wiegand, H.E. (2006). Internationale Bibliographie zur germanistischen Lexikographie und Wörterbuchforschung. Mit Berücksichtigung anglistischer, nordistischer, romanistischer, slavistischer und weiterer metalexikographischer Forschungen. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter.
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