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1 Promoting Student Engagement with 19th Century Linguistic Purism Filippo Nereo Manchester Filippo Nereo Manchester

2 Context Undergraduate students typically unfamiliar with historical linguistics Trips to historical landmark texts impractical / financially unfeasible Contribution to employability is questioned Student engagement and motivation can be tricky Undergraduate students typically unfamiliar with historical linguistics Trips to historical landmark texts impractical / financially unfeasible Contribution to employability is questioned Student engagement and motivation can be tricky

3 Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der hochdeutschen Mundart, mit beständiger Vergleichung der übrigen Mundarten, besonders aber der Oberdeutschen von Johann Christoph Adelung, […]

4 Impact excellent...enhanced learning significantly, we had the resources at our fingertips the most useful resource on Blackboard has been the e- books. The books are rarely available in the library; having access to them via blackboard has been extremely useful. Scans of historical resources have been a great help as these would not be accessible as easily as other resources for the course. Great to be able to look at such old works without worrying about damaging them etc!!! excellent...enhanced learning significantly, we had the resources at our fingertips the most useful resource on Blackboard has been the e- books. The books are rarely available in the library; having access to them via blackboard has been extremely useful. Scans of historical resources have been a great help as these would not be accessible as easily as other resources for the course. Great to be able to look at such old works without worrying about damaging them etc!!! mean student pass grade 2008/092009/10 61.92%63.67%

5 Sources Embed into VLE Download as pdf / print Conduct comparative analyses of different editions Navigate

6 Links http://books.google.com Adelung Wörterbuch http://tinyurl.com/adelungBSB http://tinyurl.com/adelung-bielefeld http://tinyurl.com/adelungIA Fil.Nereo@manchester.ac.uk http://books.google.com Adelung Wörterbuch http://tinyurl.com/adelungBSB http://tinyurl.com/adelung-bielefeld http://tinyurl.com/adelungIA Fil.Nereo@manchester.ac.uk


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