Current projects

CLIL4U

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The Centre for Languages is part of a team working on an EU Lifelong Learning project focusing on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL).

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Period: January 2014 - June 2016
Funding agency: EU and SUPSI
Research area: Didactic methods
 

Adaptive systems for foreign languages teaching

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This project aims at designing and implementing an adaptive e-learning system to evaluate students’ competences through AI-based approximate reasoning techniques. The system estimates students’ skills in order to decide the question to ask next, and whether to stop. A prototype will be released with the aim of spreading the adaptive concept in education.

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Period: 2015 - 2016
                                               Funding agency: SUPSI
                                               Research area: Human-Computer Interaction

Assessment of job-specific language skills of teachers who teach foreign languages

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The project is supported by several Swiss universities. The goal of the project is to develop a technology platform for self-assessment of language skills of language teachers. Project website PHSG.

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Period: January 2015 - December 2016
Funding agency: Schweizerischen Bundesamt für Kultur (BAK), COHEP
                                                Research area: Didactic methods

The linguistic requirements of Ticino companies

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The Centre for Languages has completed a project that involved the collection and analysis of data related to the real linguistic requirements of a representative sample of Ticino companies. The report was supplemented by filming a series of face-to-face.

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Period: 2013-2014
Funding agency: Centro competenze lingue, Goethe Institut
                                                Research area: Languages for work

Filmrucksack

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In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut of Milan, the Centre for Languages executed a didactic project entitled “Filmrucksack”. The project is continuously updated and developed, and is currently running in its second edition.

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Period: February 2004 - ongoing
Funding agency: Dipartimento acienze aziendali e sociali
                                                Research area: Didactic methods

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