(Lian) L van Berkel - van Hoof MA

(Lian) L van Berkel - van Hoof MA
Academic Researcher Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies/ Brain and Cognition
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
l.vanberkel@essb.eur.nl

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Lian has expertise in the field of (multimodal) language development and learning, as well as multimodal language usage. She has applied various research methods, such as corpus analyses, experimental linguistics, and analyses of semi-naturalistic speech and gestures (meaningful movements, usually of the hands, that accompany spoken language). She is currently working on a project that focuses on preschoolers’ and kindergartners’ language use in the playground.

Lian has submitted her PhD thesis at Radboud University (entitled: “Benefits of sign-mediated word learning: Evidence from deaf/hard-of-hearing children and children with Developmental Language Disorder”), for which she obtained full funding from Fonds Instituut voor…

Lian has expertise in the field of (multimodal) language development and learning, as well as multimodal language usage. She has applied various research methods, such as corpus analyses, experimental linguistics, and analyses of semi-naturalistic speech and gestures (meaningful movements, usually of the hands, that accompany spoken language). She is currently working on a project that focuses on preschoolers’ and kindergartners’ language use in the playground.

Lian has submitted her PhD thesis at Radboud University (entitled: “Benefits of sign-mediated word learning: Evidence from deaf/hard-of-hearing children and children with Developmental Language Disorder”), for which she obtained full funding from Fonds Instituut voor Doven and Stichting Guyot. In 2016, she received a prestigious Fulbright Visiting Scholar grant for a lab visit to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. Before starting her PhD project, Lian obtained a Bachelor and Master’s degree in English Language and Culture and a Research Master’s degree in Language and Communication.

 

Research interests: multimodality, language acquisition, child language development, atypical language development.

Onderzoeksinteresses: multimodaliteit, taalverwerving, kindertaalontwikkeling, atypische taalontwikkeling.

      • L. van Berkel - van Hoof (2018). The influence of signs on spoken word learning by deaf and hard-of-hearing children. In H. Knoors & M. Marschark (Eds.), Evidence-based practices in deaf education (pp. chapter-7). New York, NY: Oxford University Press
      • D. Hermans, B.A.M. Vugs, L. van Berkel - van Hoof & H.E.T. Knoors (2015). Deaf children's executive functions: From research to practice? In H.E.T. Knoors & M. Marschark (Eds.), Educating deaf learners: Creating a global evidence base (Perspectives on Deafness) (pp. 231-260). Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Academic Researcher

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies/ Brain and Cognition
    Country
    The Netherlands

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Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam