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Research areas

Applied linguistics, SLA (second language acquisition), CALL. International teaching and learning. Educational philosophy. Langauge assessment. Intercultural communication. Transcultural education. Internationalisation of studies.

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional status:Main teaching and research interest lies in international teaching and learning, language and culture, intercultural communication, computer assisted language learning, second language acquisition, the role of meta-language and metalinguistic knowledge in language acquisition, grammar, contrastive features of L1 and L2, learner strategies, cognitive processes of learning, and motivation.

The Outstanding Teacher Award for the Humanities at the University of Southern Denmark.


Vinther, J., & Lauridsen, J. T. (2020). Digital Literacy and Motivation: How Students Evaluate Digital L2 Learning. In A. Andujar (Ed.), Recent Tools for Computer- and Mobile-Assisted Foreign Language Learning (ISSN: 2326-8905|EISSN: 2326-8913 ed., pp. 268-288). Hershey, PA: IGI-Global.


Vinther, J. (2018). English at University. Anglo Files(187), 20-25. http://www.engelskforeningen.dk/anglo-files/tidligere-numre-af-anglo-files/

Vinther, J., and Lauridsen, Jørgen T. (2018). Getting to know the learner: motivational drive, digital literacy, and preferred mode of learning. In J. Colpaert, Aerts, Ann, and Cornillie, Frederik (Ed.), CALL your DATA (pp. 348-355). Antwerpen: University of Antwerp. https://www.call2018.org/academic-programme/.

Vinther, J., & Slethaug, G. (2017). The impact of international students on the university work environment: a comparative study of a Canadian and a Danish university. I H. J. Ladegaard, & C. J. Jenks (red.), Language and Intercultural Communication in the Workplace : Critical approaches to theory and practice (s. 92-108). London/New York: Routledge.

Vinther, Jane and Slethaug, Gordon. (2016). The influence of internationalisation and national identity on teaching and assessments in higher education. In Burke, Penny, J., and Shay, Suellen. (Eds.), Making Sense of Teaching in Difficult Times. Ch. 9. Abingdon/New York: Routledge. ISBN-13: 978-1138184909

Vinther, J., & Slethaug, G. (2015). Perception and Identity for Non-Native Speakers of English in an English-Medium University Environment. I A. H. Fabricius, & B. Preisler (red.), Transcultural Interaction and Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education: The Student Experience. (s. 234-254). Kapitel 11.Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vinther, J., & Slethaug, G. (red.) (2015). International Teaching and Learning at Universities: Achieving Equilibrium with Local Culture and Pedagogy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vinther, Jane (2015). Motivation. EMU. http://www.emu.dk/modul/gæsteblogger-jane-vinther

Vinther, J. (2015). Examining Liberal Education, its Place, and Importance in Transnational Education: How to Develop and Maintain Teacher and Learner Autonomy. I G. E. Slethaug, & J. Vinther (red.), International Teaching and Learning at Universities: Achieving Equilibrium with Local Culture and Pedagogy. (s. 11-29). Kapitel 2.New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vinther, J., & Slethaug, G. (2015). The impact of international students on the university work environment: a comparative study of a Canadian and a Danish university. Language and Intercultural Communication, 15(1), 92-108.  

Vinther, Jane. (2014). Motivation. In Hanne Leth Andersen, Fernández, Susana S., Fristrup, Dorte,
Henriksen, Birgit (Ed.), Fremmedsprog i gymnasiet - teori, praksis og udsyn (pp. 82-93).
Copenhagen: Samfundslitteratur.

Vinther, Jane, and Slethaug, Gordon. (2014). Changing Conceptions of the International Classroom and the Good Student? Hermes, 53(3), 25-42.

Vinther, J. (2014). Processes of teacher and student development: Collaboration and autonomy in the digital class-room. Abstract from EUROCALL 2014, Groningen, Holland.

Vinther, J. (2013). CEFR - in a critical light. In J. Colpaert, Simons, Mathea, Aerts, Ann, and Oberhofer, Margret (Ed.), Language Testing in Europe: Time for a New Framework? Proceedings. Antwerp: University of Antwerp.

Vinther, J. (2013). The Grammar Issue: Why, what, how? Anglo Files, 168, 24-31.

Vinther, J. (2013). Tiered dissemination in a three-year plan to make digital learning ubiquitous in the
educational system. In Global Perspectives on Computer Assisted Language Learning. WorldCALL
2013. Book of Short Papers, 348-351. University of Ulster.

Vinther, J., and Slethaug, Gordon. (2013). The Danish Educational Tradition: Multiple Heritages and International Challenges and 'conversation'. In L. Jin, and Cortazzi, Martin (Ed.), Researching Intercultural Learning (pp. 58-77). London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vinther, J., and Slethaug, Gordon. (2013). The influence of internationalisation and national identity on
teaching and assessments in higher education. Teaching in Higher Education, 18(7), 797-808.

Vinther, J. (2012). Elevaktivitet, elevmotivation og holdninger til nye medier i undervisningen. En spørgeskemaundersøgelse. In H. L. Andersen (Ed.), Slutrapport for netværks-, analyse- og formidlingsprojekt vedr. fremmedsprogenes profil (pp. 26-34). Copenhagen. http://gymnasiesprogprojekt.squarespace.com/filer/ Ministeriet for Børn og Undervisning.

Vinther, J. (2012). Mobile Learning and High-Profiling Language Education. In L. Bradley, and Sylvie Thouësny (Ed.), CALL: Using, Learning, Knowing. EUROCALL 2012 Proceedings (pp. 302-307). Göteborg, Sweden: Research-publishing.net. Retrieved from http://research-publishing.net/publication/978-1-908416-03-2.pdf.

Vinther, Jane and Slethaug, Gordon) (2012). The challenges of multi-lingualism for international
students in Denmark. In Cross cultural teaching and learning for home and international
students Internationalisation. Internationalisation of Pedagogy and Curriculum in Higher
Education. (Ed.) Janette Ryan. London: Routledge

Vinther, Jane. (2012).Cognitive skills through CALL-enhanced teacher training. In
Zhang, F. (Ed). Computer-Enhanced and Mobile-Assisted Language Learning:
Emerging Issues and Trends. Hershey, PA: IGI-Global. (IDEA Group).

Vinther, Jane. (2011). Enhancing motivation with cultural narratives in computer-mediated
Communication. Computer Assisted Language Learning. 24 (4), pp. 337-352.

Vinther, Jane. (2010). Cultural narratives as enhancement of motivation through collaborative
CALL. In Motivation and Beyond. Eds. Ann Aerts & Jozef Colpaert. University of
Antwerp. pp.169-172.

Vinther, Jane. (2010). A Danish Perspective on Teaching Chinese Students in Europe. In The
Chinese Learner and International Education. Eds. Janette Ryan and Gordon Slethaug.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. pp.111-127.

Vinther, Jane. (2008). Visual Interactive Syntax Learning: A Case of Blended Learning. Dansk
Universitetspædagogisk Tidsskrift, 6, 33-38.

Vinther, Jane. (2008). When CALL is the better choice. In Practice-Based & Practice-Oriented
CALL Research. Eds. Ann Aerts, Jozef Colpaert, Frederik Cornillie. Antwerp: University of
Antwerp. pp.136-139.

Vinther, Jane. (2005). Cognitive processes at work in CALL. Computer Assisted Language
Learning, 18 (4), pp. 251-271.

Vinther, Jane. (2005). Interactivity and Learning. In Tales on the Screen: Narrative competence
in teacher education. Hansson, Thomas, Kjartansson, Rafn, Larsen, Annelise & Lassen
Henrik (eds.). Syddansk Universitetsforlag.

Vinther, Jane. (2004). CALL and a Look into the "Black Box. Proceedings of the 11th
International Conference 'CALL & Research Methodologies', pp.313-320. Antwerp:
University of Antwerp.

Vinther, Jane. (2004). Can parsers be legitimate pedagogical tools? Computer Assisted Language
Learning Journal, 17 (3-4), pp.267-287.

Vinther, Jane. (2004). Visual Interactive Syntax Learning (VISL): Computer Assisted Language
Learning at the Tertiary Level. Proceedings of the 9th Nordic Association of English
Studies Conference. Aarhus University.

Editorial Boards:

2010- Member of Editorial Board of the Computer Assisted Language Learning Journal. Taylor and Francis Group. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals.

Education/Academic qualification


Research areas

  • Education and Bildung
  • Grammar
  • Language and IT
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Language and Education
  • Language and Culture
  • The transcultural classroom
  • Intercultural communication


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