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Cognitive predictors of shallow-orthography spelling speed and accuracy in 6th grade children
Spelling accuracy and time course was investigated in a sample of 100 Norwegian 6th grade students completing a standardized spelling-to-dictation task. Students responded by keyboard with accurate recordings of response-onset ...
Climate Change in Cameroon Political Discourse: A Case Study of Paul Biya's COP21 Speech
(Bergen Open Access Publishing, 2017)
As climate change has occupied a growing space in public debates in recent years, various institutional frameworks have been developed to enable discussion of this issue across areas and borders. The most important of such ...
Polities and nomads: The emergence of the Silk Road exchange in the Tarim Basin region during late prehistory (2000-400 BCE)
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-06)
The Silk Road trade network was arguably the most important network of global exchange and interaction prior to the fifteenth century. On the question of how and when it developed, scholars have focused mainly on the role ...
Hand Signs for Lip-syncing: The Emergence of a Gestural Language on Musical.ly as a Video-Based Equivalent to Emoji
Video-based communication is increasingly common online. This article looks at the hand signs that are used in lip-syncing videos on the app musical.ly and argues that they constitute a codified, non-verbal language of ...
Rôles d’auteur et références à d’autres sources. Comparaison entre écrit et oral
(CHIMERA Romance Corpora and Linguistic Studies, 2017)
Cette contribution se centre sur la dimension énonciative du discours scientifique. Nous prenons appui sur des typologies éprouvées par nos recherches antérieures sur le genre de l'article de recherche dans des langues ...
Three individuals, three stories, three burials from medieval Trondheim, Norway
This article presents the life stories of three individuals who lived in Trondheim, Norway, during the 13th century. Based on skeletal examinations, facial reconstructions, genetic analyses, and stable oxygen isotope ...
Heat-induced alteration of glauconitic minerals in the Middle Stone Age levels of Blombos Cave, South Africa: Implications for evaluating site structure and burning events
In this paper we conduct geochemical and colourimetric measurements of glauconite grains in micromorphological thin sections from the Middle Stone Age site of Blombos Cave, South Africa, to investigate the formation, ...
Migrantnarrativer som interkulturell døråpner? En pilotanalyse av læreverktekster i fransk, italiensk og spansk
(Institutt for lærerutdanning og skoleforskning , Universitetet i Oslo, 2017)
Artikkelen tar opp fremmedspråkenes formidling av interkulturell kompetanse, og hvordan denne er knyttet til skolens samlede danningsprosjekt. Artikkel-forfatterne diskuterer hvordan migrantnarrativer kan brukes som ...
Comparative effectiveness research: what to do when experts disagree about risks
(BioMed Central, 2017-06-19)
Background: Ethical issues related to comparative effectiveness research, or research that compares existing standards of care, have recently received considerable attention. In this paper we focus on how Ethics Review ...