Teaching and Learning with Visual Sources

Teaching and Learning with Visual Sources

Promoting Student Engagement with 19th Century Linguistic Purism Filippo Nereo Manchester Context Undergraduate students typically unfamiliar with historical linguistics Trips to historical landmark texts impractical / financially unfeasible Contribution to employability is questioned Student engagement and motivation can be tricky Grammatisch-kritisches

Wrterbuch der hochdeutschen Mundart, mit bestndiger Vergleichung der brigen Mundarten, besonders aber der Oberdeutschen von Johann Christoph Adelung, [] Impact x excellent...enhanced learning significantly, we had the resources at

our fingertips the most useful resource on Blackboard has been the e-books. The books are rarely available in the library; having access to them via blackboard has been extremely useful. Scans of historical resources have been a great help as these would not be accessible as easily as other resources for the course. Great to be able to look at such old works without worrying about damaging them etc!!! mean student pass grade

2008/09 2009/10 61.92% 63.67% 'The material available online significantly enhanced my learning' 100 80 60 40 20

0 92 5 % students agreeing / mostly agreeing 2008/09 2009/10 Sources Embed into VLE Download as pdf / print Conduct comparative analyses of

different editions Navigate Links http://books.google.com Adelung Wrterbuch http://tinyurl.com/adelungBSB http://tinyurl.com/adelung-bielefeld http://tinyurl.com/adelungIA [email protected]

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