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dr. S.C. (Ineke) Vedder


  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Romaanse talen en culturen
  • Visiting address
    P.C. Hoofthuis
    Spuistraat 134  
  • Postal address:
    Spuistraat  134
    1012 VB  Amsterdam
  • S.C.Vedder@uva.nl
    T: 0205254233

Position

  • Senior researcher and lecturer Second Language Acquisition (Italian)
  • Member Research group CASLA (Cognitive Approaches to Second Language Acquisition)
  • Program Director Master's Progams  Linguistics (1/09/2014 - 1/9/2017)
  • Program Director Language and Literature (1/5/2008-1/9/2014)

Research

  • Functional adequacy and linguistic complexity in L2 writing
  • Development of syntactic complexity in L2
  • Task-based language learning and teaching: task complexity and interlanguage development.
  • Instructed second language learning: acquisition of Italian L2 by adult learners of Italian.
  • Development of pragmatic competence in L2 (Italian/Romance languages)
  • L2 writing proficiency vs L1 writing proficiency; academic writing (L1 and L2)

 

Ongoing projects

  1. Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency (CAF) in L2 (Alex Housen, Free University Brussels; Folkert Kuiken, University of Amsterdam; Ineke Vedder, University of Amsterdam).
  2. Assessment of Functional Adequacy in L2 (Folkert Kuiken, Ineke Vedder, University of Amsterdam). 
  3. Academic writing (L1 and L2) and academic achievement (Folkert Kuiken, Ineke Vedder, University of Amsterdam).
  4. Learning and teaching of pragmatics in L2 (Elena Nuzzo, University Roma Tre; Elisabetta Santoro, University of São Paulo).
  5. Task complexity and linguistic complexity in L2 writing and speaking (Folkert Kuiken, Ineke Vedder, University of Amsterdam).

Research networks

  • Research group CASLA (Cognitive Approaches to Second Language Acquisition)
  • AILA research network COSELL (Complexity and Second Language Learning)
  • COST Action (Study Abroad Research in European Perspective)
  • SLATE (Second Language Acquisition and Testing)

Teaching

  • Apprendimento dell'italiano lingua seconda/The acquisition of Italian as a second language (core course, Master's programme Language and Society; Language and Education; specialisation Italain)
  • Italian Linguistics
  • L2 in the classroom
  • Second Language Acquisition

Selected publications in English

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2017). Functional adequacy in L2 writing: Towards a new rating scale . Language Testing, 34(3), 321-336. DOI: 10.1177/0265532216663991 .
  • Vedder, I., & Benigno, V. (2016). Lexical richness and collocational competence in second-language writing. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, 54(1), 23-42. DOI: 10.1515/iral-2016-0015
  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2014). Raters' decisions, rating procedures and rating scales. Language Testing, 31(3), 279-284. DOI: 10.1177/0265532214526179.
  • Housen, A., Kuiken, F. & Vedder, I. (Eds.), (2012). Dimensions of L2 performance and proficiency: complexity, accuracy and fluency in SLA (Language Learning & Language Teaching, 32). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Kuiken, F. & Vedder, I. (2012). Speaking and writing tasks and their effects on second language performance. In S.M. Gass & A. Mackey (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition (Routledge handbooks in applied linguistics) (pp. 364-377). London: Routledge.

  • Michel, M.C., Kuiken, F. & Vedder, I. (2012). Task complexity and interaction: (Combined) effects on task-based performance in Dutch as a second languae. In L. Roberts, C. Lindqvist, C. Bardel & N. Abrahamsson (Eds.), Eurosla Yearbook 2012 (Eurosla Yearbook, 12) (pp. 164-190). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Selected publications in Italian

  • Vedder, I., & Santoro, E. (2016, a cura di). Pragmatica e interculturalità in italiano lingua seconda. (8 ed.) (Civilità Italiana). Firenze: Franco Cesati Editore.
  • Vedder, I. (2016). Il ruolo dell'adeguatezza funzionale nelle produzioni scritte in lingua seconda: proposta per una scala di valutazione. In I. Vedder, & E. Santoro (Eds.), Pragmatica e interculturalità in italiano lingua seconda. (pp. 79-92). (Civiltà Italiana). Firenze: Franco Cesati Editore.
  • Vedder, I. & Benigno, V. (2014). Ricchezza lessicale e uso delle collocazioni in produzioni scritte di italiano L2 e italiano L1. In A. De Meo, M. D'Agostino, G. Iannaccaro & L. Spreafico (a cura di), Varietà dei Contesti di apprendimento linguistico. Studi Aitla 1, pp. 315-331.
  • Vedder, I. (2012). Adeguatezza comunicativa e complessità linguistica in italiano L2 e L1: la valutazione delle produzioni scritte di nativi e non nativi. Pubblicazioni dell'Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 10, 139-159.
  • Vedder, I. (2012). Adeguatezza comunicativa e complessità linguistica in italiano L2 e L1: la valutazione delle produzioni scritte di nativi e non nativi. In G. Bernini, C. Lavinio, A. Valentini & M. Voghera (Eds.), Competenze e formazione linguistiche. In memoria di Monica Berretta (pp. 139-159). Perugia: Guerra Edizioni.

 

Management and organization

  • Senior researcher ACLC (Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication).
  • Senior lecturer Italian linguistics.
  • Program Director Master's Progams  Linguistics (1/09/2014 - 1/9/2017).
  • Program Director Language and Literature (1/5/2008-1/9/2014).

Committees

  • Member at large of AIPI (Associazione Internazionale Professori di Italiano, 2002- ...).
  • Chair Alumni Committee Italian Language and Culture (UvA Alumni Association Circles)
  • President of ANéLa (Association Néerlandaise de Linguistique Appliquée); 2006-2008; member of ANéLa Executive Board (2002-2008)
  • Member Editorial Board of TTWiA (ToegepasteTaalwetenschap in Artikelen); 2002-2008. 

PhD projects

  • Anna Gudmundson (University of Stockholm), 'L'accordo nell'italiano parlaa apprendenti universitari svedesi. Uno studio sull'acquisiziodel numero e del genere in una prospettiva funzionalista.' (opponent/discussant PHD defence, 2012).
  • Marije Michel (University of Amsterdam), 'Design features and sequencing of L2 tasks' co-supervisor; (supervisor); completed 2011.
  • Stefania Ferrari (University of Verona), 'Valutare le competenze orali in italiano lingua seconda: variazione situazionale e longitudinale in apprendenti a livello avanzato'  (co-supervisor; completed 2010).

2017

2016

  • Vedder, I. (2016). Il ruolo dell'adeguatezza funzionale nelle produzioni scritte in lingua seconda: proposta per una scala di valutazione. In I. Vedder, & E. Santoro (Eds.), Pragmatica e interculturalità in italiano lingua seconda. (pp. 79-92). (Civiltà Italiana). Firenze: Franco Cesati Editore. [details] 
  • Vedder, I., & Benigno, V. (2016). Lexical richness and collocational competence in second-language writing. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, 54(1), 23-42. DOI: 10.1515/iral-2016-0015  [details] 
  • Vedder, I., & Santoro, E. (2016). Pragmatica e interculturalità in italiano lingua seconda. (8 ed.) (Civilità Italiana). Firenze: Franco Cesati Editore.
  • Vedder, S. C. (2016). Assessing functional adequacy in L2 and L1 writing. Proposal of a rating scale. In A-M. Perissutti, S. Kuri, & U. Doleschat (Eds.), WRILAB2. A didactical approach to develop text competences in L2. (pp. 55-71). Zürich: Lit. Verlag GMBH & Co KG Wien.

2014

2013

  • Averna, C., & Vedder, I. (2013). La coordinazione sintattica nelle produzioni scritte in italiano L2 ed L1. Civiltà Italiana, 3a ser., 1, 15-26. [details] 
  • Vedder, I., & Benigno, V. (2013). La ricorrenza del lessico di base in produzioni scritte in italiano L2 e L1. Linguistica e Filologia, 33, 59-84. [details] 

2012

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2012). Kwantitatieve en kwalitatieve beoordeling van schrijfvaardigheid in T1 en T2. In N. de Jong, K. Juffermans, M. Keijzer, & L. Rasier (Eds.), Papers of the Anéla 2012 Applied Linguistics Conference (pp. 96-104). Delft: Eburon. [details] 
  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2012). Speaking and writing tasks and their effects on second language performance. In S. M. Gass, & A. Mackey (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition (pp. 364-377). (Routledge handbooks in applied linguistics). London: Routledge. [details] 
  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2012). Syntactic complexity, lexical variation and accuracy as a function of task complexity and proficiency level in L2 writing and speaking. In A. Housen, F. Kuiken, & I. Vedder (Eds.), Dimensions of L2 performance and proficiency: complexity, accuracy and fluency in SLA (pp. 143-169). (Language learning & language teaching; No. 32). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [details] 
  • Michel, M. C., Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2012). Task complexity and interaction: (combined) effects on task-based performance in Dutch as a second language. EUROSLA Yearbook, 12, 164-190. DOI: 10.1075/eurosla.12.09mic  [details] 
  • Vedder, I. (2012). Adeguatezza comunicativa e complessità linguistica in italiano L2 e L1: la valutazione delle produzioni scritte di nativi e non nativi. Pubblicazioni dell'Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 10, 139-159. [details] 
  • Housen, A., Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2012). Complexity, accuracy and fluency: definitions, measurement and research. In A. Housen, F. Kuiken, & I. Vedder (Eds.), Dimensions of L2 performance and proficiency: complexity, accuracy and fluency in SLA (pp. 1-20). (Language learning & language teaching; No. 32). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [details] 
  • Housen, A., Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2012). Epilogue. In A. Housen, F. Kuiken, & I. Vedder (Eds.), Dimensions of L2 performance and proficiency: complexity, accuracy and fluency in SLA (pp. 299-302). (Language learning & language teaching; No. 32). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [details] 

2011

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2011). Task complexity and linguistic performance in L2 writing and speaking: the effect of mode. In P. Robinson (Ed.), Second language task complexity: researching the cognition hypothesis of language learning and performance (pp. 91-104). (Task-based language teaching; No. 2). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [details] 
  • Vedder, I. (2011). Lasciate un messaggio dopo il segnale acustico: un confronto dei messaggi sulla segreteria telefonica di uno studio dentistico a Napoli e Amsterdam. In M. B. Urban, R. de Rooy, I. Vedder, & M. Scorretti (Eds.), Le frontiere del Sud: culture e lingue a contatto (pp. 225-240). Cagliari: CUEC. [details] 

2010

  • Kuiken, F., Vedder, I., & Gilabert, R. (2010). Communicative adequacy and linguistic complexity in L2 writing. In I. Bartning, M. Martin, I. Vedder, & G. Pallotti (Eds.), Communicative proficiency and linguistic development: intersections between SLA and language testing research (pp. 81-99). (EUROSLA monographs series; No. 1). [S.l.]: European Second Language Association. [details] 
  • Vedder, I. (2010). Scrittura collettiva e 'noticing': gli effetti dell'interazione sull'acquisizione della grammatica in L2. In R. Grassi, M. Piantoni, & C. Ghezzi (Eds.), Interazione didattica e apprendimento linguistico: atti del convegno-seminario: Bergamo, 16-18 giugno 2008 (pp. 215-229). (Collana C.I.S.; Vol. 7). Perugia: Guerra. [details] 

2009

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2009). Communicatieve adequaatheid en linguïstische complexiteit bij het schrijven in een tweede taal. In A. Backus, M. Keijzer, I. Vedder, & B. Weltens (Eds.), Artikelen van de zesde Anéla-conferentie (pp. 202-210). Delft: Eburon. [details] 

2008

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2008). Cognitive task complexity and written output in Italian and French as a foreign language. Journal of Second Language Writing, 17(1), 48-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.jslw.2007.08.003  [details] 
  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2008). The influence of task complexity on linguistic performance in L2 writing and speaking: the effect of mode. In Cognitive approaches to second/foreign language processing : theory and pedagogy : 33rd International LAUD Symposium, March 10-13, 2008, Landau/Pfalz (Germany) (pp. 386-390). Essen: Linguistic Agency, University of Duisburg-Essen. [details] 
  • Vedder, I. (2008). Competenza pragmatica e complessità sintattica in italiano L2: l’uso dei modificatori nelle richieste. Linguistica e Filologia, 25(1), 99-123. [details] 

2007

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, S. C. (2007). Task complexity and linguistic complexity in L2 writing. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, 45(3), 261-284. [details] 
  • Michel, M. C., Kuiken, F., & Vedder, S. C. (2007). The influence of complexity in monologic versus dialogic tasks in Dutch L2. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, 45(3), 241-259. [details] 
  • Scorretti, M., & Vedder, I. (2007). Dialoghi innaturali: giochi di lingua tra Totò e Bertolucci: l'innaturalezza pragmatica e linguistica del dialogo filmico. Incontri: rivista europea di studi italiani, 22(1), 47-56. [details] 
  • Vedder, S. C., & Berns, R. (2007). 'In carcere per Lara'. L'uso delle strategie di ricostruzione testuale e le scelte linguistiche in italiano L2. Studi italiani di linguistica teorica e applicata, 36(2), 297-310. [details] 

2006

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, S. C. (2006). Cognitive task complexity and linguistic performance in French L2 writing. In M. P. García Mayo (Ed.), Investigating tasks in formal language learning (pp. 117-135). (SLA Second Language Acquisition; No. 20). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. [details] 
  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, S. C. (2006). Scrivere in italiano L2: Gli effetti della complessità cognitive del compito sulla complessità sintattica e lessicale del testo. In B. van den Bossche, M. Bastiaensen, C. Salvadori Lonergan, & S. Widlak (Eds.), Italia e Europa: Dalla cultura nazionale all'interculturalismo (pp. 267-276). (Atti del XVI Congresso dell'A.I.P.I., Cracovia, 26-29 agosto 2004; No. 1). Firenze: Franco Cesati Editore. [details] 
  • Sercu, L., de Wachter, L., Peters, E., Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2006). The effect of task complexity and task conditions on foreign language development and performance: three empirical studies. ITL : International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 152, 55-84. DOI: 10.2143/ITL.152.0.2017863  [details] 

2014

  • Vedder, I., & Benigno, V. (2014). Ricchezza lessicale e uso delle collocazioni in produzioni scriitte di italiano L2 e italiano L1. In A. De Meo, M. D'Agostino, G. Iannaccaro, & L. Spreafico (Eds.), Varietà dei contesti di apprendimento linguistico (pp. 315-330). (Studi AItLA; No. 1). Milano: Officina Ventura. [details] 

2008

  • Kuiken, F., & Vedder, I. (2008). Task complexity, task characteristics and measures of linguistic performance. In S. van Daele, A. Housen, F. Kuiken, M. Pierrard, & I. Vedder (Eds.), Complexity, accuracy and fluency in second language use, learning and teaching (pp. 113-125). (Contactforum). Brussel: Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten. [details] 

2010

  • Andringa, S., de Bakker, I., Bos, J., Kuiken, F., Rietstap, E., & Vedder, I. (2010). Taalvaardigheid Nederlands in de FGw: concretisering en uitwerking van doelen. Amsterdam: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 

2009

  • Andringa, S., de Bakker, I., Bos, J., Kuiken, F., Rietstap, E., & Vedder, I. (2009). Taalvaardigheid Nederlands in de FGw: wel kwaliteitsbeleid, geen centrale toets. Amsterdam: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 

Scientific position

  • Vedder, Ineke (2017): board member, AIPI (Associazione Internazionale Professori di Italiano.
  • Vedder, Ineke (2016): Board member, AIPI (Associazione Internazionale Professori di Italiano).

Book editor

  • van Daele, S., Housen, A., Kuiken, F., Pierrard, M., & Vedder, I. (2008). Complexity, accuracy and fluency in second language use, learning and teaching. (Contactforum). Brussel: Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten. [details] 

Talk / presentation

  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (1-12-2017): Acquisizione e variazione sociolinguistica nelle produzioni orali e scritte nell’italiano LS, IV Workshop Internazionale Senza frontiere: Nuove prospettive di ricerca e intervento nell’insegnamento/apprendimento delle lingue., Salerno, Italy.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker), Kuiken, F. (speaker) & Bakker, Theo (speaker) (17-10-2017): Twee verhalen over toetsing van de Nederlandse taal en relatie met studiesucces, Startconferentie OPeRA, Amsterdan, Netherlands.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) & Kuiken, F. (speaker) (2-9-2017): The relationship between academic writing, overall academic achievement and successful L2 learning., Eurosla 2017, Reading, United Kingdom.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (31-8-2017): Methodological advances in investigating L2 Writing Processes: Comments and issues for further research., Eurosla 2017, Reading, United Kingdom.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) & Kuiken, F. (speaker) (25-7-2017): Assessing syntactic complexity in instructed SLA across proficiency levels and languages., AILA 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) & Kuiken, F. (speaker) (14-6-2017): Academic writing proficiency as a predictor of academic achievement and successful L2 learning, and the effects of remediation, International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB11), Limerick, Ireland.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) & Kuiken, F. (speaker) (31-5-2017): The assessment of academic writing proficiency as a predictor of academic achievement and the effects of remediation., UvA Onderwijsconferentie 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker), Mostert, J.C. (speaker) & Boerebach, Benjamin (speaker) (17-5-2017): Teaching as a career., Onderwijsdag UvA, Inspiring Generations., Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (22-4-2017): How to identify a scammer? Pragmatic and linguistic features of fraudulent request e-mails, ELT Research in Action (ELTRIA), Barcelona, Spain.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) & Kuiken, F. (speaker) (20-4-2017): Tests and tasks assessing academic language proficiency in higher education., Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT), Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (16-1-2017): Research Seminar L2 Pragmatics and SLA, Università degli Studi Roma Tre.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker), Nuzzo, Elena (speaker) & Santoro, Elisabetta (speaker) (10-9-2016): Introduzione e presentazione del volume ‘Pragmatica e interculturalità in italiano lingua seconda’, Pragmatica interculturale e didattica delle lingue, Rome, Italy.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (10-9-2016): Il ruolo dell’adeguatezza funzionale nelle produzioni scritte in lingua seconda, Pragmatica interculturale e didattica delle lingue, Rome, Italy.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (2-9-2016): La valutazione dell’adeguatezza funzionale nelle produzioni orali e scritte in lingua seconda, AIPI, 2016, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) & Kuiken, F. (speaker) (26-8-2016): Assessing functional adequacy: The applicability of a rating scale for oral and written L2 performance, EUROSLA 2016, Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • Kuiken, Folkert (speaker) & Vedder, S.C. (speaker) (26-8-2016): Assessing functional adequacy: The applicability of a rating scale for oral and written L2 performance., Eurosla 26. Jyväskylä. .
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) & Kuiken, F. (speaker) (11-4-2016): The assessment of language proficiency as a predictor of academic achievement., AAAL 2016, Orlando, Florida, United States.
  • Kuiken, Folkert (speaker) & Vedder, S.C. (speaker) (9-4-2016): The assessment of language proficiency as a predictor of academic achievement., AAAL. Orlando.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (18-3-2016): Proposta di un modello per la valutazione delle composizioni in italiano L2., Università degli Studi di Udine.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (18-3-2016): Seminario pratico con prove guidate di valutazione di composizioni in italiano L2, Università degli Studi di Udine.
  • Vedder, Ineke (speaker) (14-1-2016): La valutazione dell’adeguatezza funzionale nelle produzioni orali e scritte in italiano L2., Università degli Studi Roma Tre.

Others

  • Vedder, Ineke (participant), Kuiken, F. (participant), Daller, Michael (participant) & Trenkic, Danijela (participant) (2-9-2017): Colloquium Eurosla 2017, Academic language proficiency as a predictor of academic achievement in L1 and L2 university students. (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Kuiken, Folkert (organiser), Michel, Marije (organiser) & Vedder, Ineke (organiser) (25-7-2017): Linguistic complexity and Instruction (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Vedder, Ineke (participant), Kuiken, F. (participant) & Michel, Marije (participant) (25-7-2017): Colloquium Research Networks AILA, Linguistic Complexity and Instruction, AILA 18, Rio de Janeiro (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Vedder, Ineke (participant) & Odelli, Enrico (participant) (19-5-2017): Conferentie 'Acquisizione e didattica dell'italiano L2' (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Vedder, Ineke (organiser) & Odelli, Enrico (organiser) (19-5-2017): Acquisizione e Didattica dell’italiano L2 (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Vedder, Ineke (organiser), Santoro, Elisabetta (organiser), Nuzzo, Elena (organiser) & Cortés Velásquez, Diego (organiser) (10-9-2016): Pragmatica interculturale e didattica delle lingue (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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