Dr. Dietha Koster
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Dr. Dietha Koster
wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Raum 3.10
Tel: +49 251 8328524
dikoster@uni-muenster.de
Sprechstunde: Mi 13-14 Uhr und n.V. per Email
  • Promotion und Projekte

    2018-now (other)
    Listening to the voices of teachers! Within the AILA Research Network “Social and affective factors in home language maintenance and development”. Eigenmittel.

    2016-now (habilitation)
    The role of gender in foreign language learning – insights from psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics and critical discourse analysis. Eigenmittel.

    2013-2016 (promotion)
    Understanding the world through L1 and L2 German and Spanish – The case of placement events (University of Southern Denmark). Funded by the EU 7th Framework Programme Marie Curie Initial Training Networks grant nr. 316748 under the project “Language and Perception”.

  • Akademische Ausbildung

    2008 – 2013 (University of Groningen):
    M.A. Applied Linguistics (TEFL)
    M.A. Nederlandse Moderne Literatuur (cum laude)
    B.A. Nederlandse Taal & Cultuur

  • Lehre

    Wintersemester 2019/2020
    Seminar: Tulpen, molens en meer? Representaties van Nederlandstalige werelden in tekstboeken [098478]
    Übung: Sprachmittlung [098451] (zusammen mit L. Urbanek)

    Sommersemester 2019
    Seminar Kindertaalverwerving van het Nederlands [096460]
    Seminar: Grensverleggend taal en cultuur toetsen [096465] (zusammen mit L. Poschen, F. de Vries)
    Ringvorlesung: Kultur und Interkulturalität (zusammen mit G. de Vogelaer u.a.)
    Kolloquium: BA/MA Arbeit Sprachwissenschaft (zusammen mit L. Poschen u.a.)

    Wintersemester 2018/19
    Seminar: De rol van gender in vreemdetalenonderwijs [094478]
    Übung: Sprachmittlung [094451] (zusammen mit H. Ratuschny)

    Sommersemester 2018
    Seminar: Tweetaligheid en tweetalig onderwijs
    Ringvorlesung: Kultur und Interkulturalität (zusammen mit G. de Vogelaer, B. van Dam usw.)
    Kolloquium: BA/MA-Arbeit Sprachwissenschaft (zusammen mit G. de Vogelaer)

    Wintersemester 2017/18
    Seminar: Taal en Gender in NT2-onderwijsmateriaal [096540]
    Übung: Sprachrichtigkeit [090479] (zusammen mit H. Ratuschny)

    Sommersemester 2017
    Seminar: Tweetaligheid en Tweetalig Onderwijs [098489]
    Seminar: Kultur und Interkulturalität (Seminar mit Exkursion) [098486] (zusammen mit B. van Dam, G. Boorsma)
    Kolloquium: BA/MA Arbeit Sprachwissenschaft (zusammen mit G. De Vogelaer)

    Wintersemester 2016/17
    Seminar: Introductie in Onderzoek naar Taal en Gender [096540]
    Übung: Sprachrichtigkeit [096530] (zusammen mit S. Pilgram)

  • Publikationen

    Refereed journal articles:

    • Koster, D. (submitted). Nederlandstalige werelden in NT2-tekstboeken: banaal of cultureel divers? Een literatuurstudie. Internationale Neerlandistiek.
    • Koster, D. (submitted). Do representations of gender and profession change over time? Insights from a longitudinal corpus study on Dutch language textbooks (1974-2017). Journal of Gender Studies.
    • Koster, D., Iding, C. (2019). Van huisvrouw naar zakenpersoon? Gender en beroep in NT2-methodes van 1970 tot nu. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics.
    • Koster, D., Cadierno, T., Chiarandini, M. (2018). Mental simulation of object orientation and size: A conceptual replication with second language learners. Journal of the European Second Language Association2(1), 38–48.
    • Koster, D., Cadierno T. (2018). The effect of language on recognition memory in L1 and L2 speakers: The case of placement events. International Journal of Bilingualism.
    • Koster, D., Cadierno, T. (2018). Is perception of placement universal? A mixed methods perspective on linguistic relativity. Lingua.
    • Koster, D. (2015). A dynamic, usage-based approach to teaching L2 Dutch. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics 4(2), 257-264.
    • Koster, D. (2012). Zwart op wit. De representatie van allochtonen in multiculturele jeugdliteratuur. Literatuur zonder leeftijd  87(1), 24-43.

    Books:

    • De Vogelaer, G., Koster, D., Leuschner, T. (Eds.) (accepted). German and Dutch in contrast: synchronic, diachronic and psycholinguistic perspectives. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter.
    • Koster, D. (2018). NT2-cahier “Films in de les – Twaalf motiverende werkvormen”. Amsterdam: Boom.
    • Koster, D. (2016) Understanding the world through L1 and L2 German and Spanish – The case of placement events. University of Southern Denmark: PhD thesis.

    Book chapters:

    • De Vogelaer, G., Koster, D., Leuschner, T. (Eds.) (accepted). Introduction. In: German and Dutch in contrast: synchronic, diachronic and psycholinguistic perspectives. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter.
    • Koster, D., Loerts, H. (submitted). Psycholinguistic food for thought on gender in Dutch and German – A literature review on L1 and L2 production and processing. In: German and Dutch in contrast: synchronic, diachronic and psycholinguistic perspectives (ed. De Vogelaer, G., Koster, D., Leuschner, T.) . Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter.
    • Koster, D., Vrieswijk, J. (2013). Lezen voor de lijst op het vmbo en in de onderbouw van het havo/vwo. Een onderzoek naar de literaire ontwikkeling van leerlingen op het vmbo en in de onderbouw van het havo/vwo. In: De aarzelende lezer over de streep (ed. D. Schram), Delft: Stichting Lezen/Eburon, p. 263-282.

    Communication:

    • Koster, D., Urbanek, L. (submitted). ´Netflix & Chill´ in der Fremdsprachendidaktik – Praxisnahe Potenziale von Spielfilmen im Niederländischunterricht. Nachbarsprache Niederländisch.
    • Koster, D. (2019). Taal als dynamisch systeem in theorie en praktijk. Vakwerk, 45-52.
    • Albrecht, J. (2018). Forschendes Lehren. Wissen, Leben. Die Zeitung der WWU Münster. Juni/Juli 2018, 12(4), 6.
    • Koster, D. (2018). NT2-les met speelfilms – leren door repliceren. Vakwerk, 17-28.
    • Koster, D. (2017). “Nog één scene dan?” NT2 Oefenen met Speelfilms. LES, Tijdschrift voor Nt2 en taal in het onderwijs, 42-44.
    • (2016). Fremmedsprog er godt for hjernen. Youtube Channel University of Southern Denmark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbxNuxntPOk.
    • Koster, D. (2014). Een dynamische, usage-based benadering van NT2-onderwijs. Levende Talen Tijdschrift 15(1), p. 21-30.
    • (2014). Understanding the interaction. Pan European Networks: Science & Technology, vol. 10.
    • Koster, D., Vrieswijk, J., (2014). Lezen voor de lijst 12-15 jaar: Het verhaal gaat verder. Handboek Literatuuronderwijs 2014. Online publication.

  • Vorträge

    First Price for Best Presentation:

    • Koster, D. Three-minute-thesis: Understanding the world through a native or second language. Marie Curie Training Event, Aston University (UK), September, 2015.

    Conference Presentations:

    • AILA 2020, University of Groningen – Symposium: “Why do you love more… L1 or Lx?” – Potentials and limitations of approaches to assess multilingual attitudes from interdisciplinary and multi-methodological perspectives. Organization in cooperation with Dr. Galina Putjata (WWU) and Evghenia Goltsev (Mercator Institut für Sprachförderung), August 2020.
    • AILA 2020, University of Groningen – Symposium: Gender in language and literacy education. Organization in cooperation with Dr. Christine Ott (Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München), August 2020.
      Teachers´ ideologies of multilingualism in German mono- and bilingual schools. 2nd International Conference on Bilingualism, University of Malta (Malta), March 2019. (with Galina Putjata)
    • Interlingual homophones affect human gender representations in language learners – Evidence from eye tracking. AG Genus und Geslecht DGfS, University of Bremen (Germany), March 2019. (with Lukas Urbanek)
    • Wanted: gender conscious teachers. Insights from “teacher talk around the text” in Dutch foreign language education. Forschungsnetzwerk Gender WWU, University of Münster (Germany), January 2019. (with Chiara Iding and Katherina Köllner)
    • Filmpje kijken? / Gender en beroep in NT2-methodes van 1970 tot nu, Docentenbijeenkomst Duitstalige Neerlandistiek (NLV), University of Vienna (Austria), October 2018. 
    • Filmpje kijken? Idiomatisch Nederlands leren in de NVT- of NT2-klas met speelfilms. 20e Colloquium Neerlandicum “Nederlands in beweging”, University of Leuven (Belgium), August 2018.
    • From Housewife to Businessperson? A Diachronic Perspective on Gendered Professional Titles in Dutch Language Textbooks (1970-now), IGALA, University of Gaborone (Botswana), July 2018. (funded by DAAD)
    • From Housewife to Businesswoman? A Diachronic Perspective on Gendered Professional Titles in Dutch Language Textbooks (1970-now), ANELA, Egmond aan Zee (Netherlands), June 2018 (with Chiara Iding).
    • Filmpje kijken? Dynamisch, usage-based NT2 onderwijs. BVNT2-conferentie, Hogeschool Amsterdam (Netherlands), May 2018. (invited plenary speaker).
    • From Housewife to Businessperson? A Diachronic Perspective on Gendered Professional Titles in Dutch Language Textbooks, Forschungsnetzwerk Gender WWU, University of Münster (Germany), November 2017.
    • Understanding the world through L1 and L2 German and Spanish - 
      The case of placement events. Linguistik Kolloquium WWU, University of Münster (Germany), November 2018. (invited speaker).
    • The effect of grammatical features on gender representations in German learners of L2 Dutch. DOHA, University of Duisburg (Germany), September 2017.
    • Do orientation and size matter? Mental simulation of object properties in L1 and L2 speakers. EUROSLA, University of Reading (United Kingdom), August 2017.
    • NT2-onderwijs oefenen met Speelfilms. BVNT2-conferentie, Hogeschool Amsterdam (Netherlands), May 2017.
    • Upside down, male or female? The effect of language on recognition memory in L1 and L2 speakers. Thinking Doing Learning (TDL), University of Munich (Germany), April 2017.
    • The mental representation of gender in L2 Dutch. A Germanic Sandwich, University of Münster (Germany), March 18, 2017.
    • The mental representation of gender in Dutch and German adults and children. Docentenbijeenkomst Duitstalige Neerlandistiek (NLV), Frankfurt (Germany), October 2016.
    • Understanding placement events through a native or second language - a multi-method perspective. Marie Curie Language and Perception Conference, NTNU, Trondheim (Norway), June 2016.
    • Visual and linguistic information processing in L1 and L2 speakers: evidence from a bidirectional study. ATTlis, University of Potsdam (Germany), March 2016. (poster)
    • Does size matter? Simulating object properties in a native or second language. Scandinavian Association for Language and Cognition (SALC) V, Trondheim (Norway), August 2015.
    • Does size matter? Mental simulation of object properties in L1 and L2 speakers. Thinking Doing Learning (TDL), University of Groningen (Netherlands), June 2015.
    • In gesprek over Lezen voor de Lijst 12-15 jaar, Dag van het Literatuuronderwijs, Rotterdam (Netherlands), November 2014. (invited speaker, with Jildau Vrieswijk).
    • The effect of language on memory: insights from L1 German and Spanish data. Asociacion Espanola Linguistica Cognitiva (AELCO), University of Extremadura, Badajoz (Spain), October 2014.
    • How does language affect spatial memory: insights from German and Spanish native speaker data. International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (IACS), Lund (Sweden), September 2014. (poster)
    • How language affects perceptually based categorization in L1 and L2: the case of placement events. Cognition and Language in Developmental Disorders, University of Seville (Spain), November 2013. (poster)

    Public outreach, teacher training:

    • Workshop “Films in de les”. Studiedag voor leraren Eems Dollard Regio, Gymnasium Papenburg (Netherlands), November 2019. (invited speaker)
    • Does language affect thought? The case of multilingualism. Münster´s knowledge freshly tapped, Münster (Germany), July 2019. (invited speaker)
    • Inclusief NT2-onderwijs – Hoe ga ik om met gender in de NT2-les? BVNT2-conferentie, Hogeschool Utrecht (Netherlands), May 2019.
    • Filmpje kijken? Idiomatisch Nederlands leren in de NVT- of NT2-klas met speelfilms. Kolloquium Fachvereinigung Niederländisch, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany), September 2018. (invited speaker)
    • Koster, D. & Boom Uitgevers. (2018). Webinar „Films in de les“. September 2018.
    • Filmpje kijken? Dynamisch, usage-based NT2 onderwijs. BVNT2-conferentie, Hogeschool Amsterdam (Netherlands), May 2018. (invited plenary speaker).
    • NT2-onderwijs oefenen met speelfilms. BVNT2-conferentie, Hogeschool Amsterdam (Netherlands), May 2017.
    • (2016). Fremmedsprog er godt for hjernen. Youtube Channel University of Southern Denmark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbxNuxntPOk.
    • In gesprek over Lezen voor de Lijst 12-15 jaar, Dag van het Literatuuronderwijs, Rotterdam (Netherlands), November 2014. (invited speaker, with Jildau Vrieswijk).