Sprungmarken

Servicenavigation

Hauptnavigation

Sie sind hier:

Hauptinhalt

Job Schepens, PhD

Job Schepens, PhD Foto von Job Schepens, PhD

Telefon
(+49)231 755-7638

Sprechzeiten
Nach Vereinbarung

Adresse

Raum CDI / 014

Allgemeines

Arbeitsschwerpunkt

Forschungsinteressen

  • Variabilität beim Erlernen der Zweitsprache
  • Die Rolle der sozialen und bildungsbezogenen Heterogenität und des Alters für den Zweitspracherwerb
  • Sprachprüfungen
  • Statistische Datenanalyse in der Sozialwissenschaften und Modellierungsansätze

Curriculum Vitae

Akademischer Werdegang

  • 2016 – 2019, Freie Universität, Postdoc
  • 2015 – 2016, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Postdoc
  • 2011 – 2015, Radboud University, PhD
  • 2008 – 2010, Radboud University, MSc

 

For full CV see:

http://jobschepens.ruhosting.nl

Publikationen

List of peer reviewed publications (December 11, 2019)

All publications available as PDF through google scholar or http://jobschepens.ruhosting.nl

Journal articles

Schepens, J., van Hout, R., & Jaeger, T. F. (2020). Big data suggest strong constraints of linguistic similarity on adult language learning. Cognition, 194, xxx-xxx.

Van der Slik, F., Van Hout, R., & Schepens, J. (2019). The role of morphological complexity in predicting the learnability of an additional language: The case of La (additional language) Dutch. Second Language Research, 35(1). 47-70.

Schepens, J., Van der Slik, F., & Van Hout, R. (2016). L1 and L2 distance effects in L3 Dutch learnability. Language Learning, 66(1): 224–256.

Van der Slik, F., Van Hout, R., & Schepens, J. (2015). The gender gap in second language acquisition: Gender differences in the acquisition of Dutch among immigrants from 88 countries with 49 mother tongues. PLoS ONE, 10(11): e0142056.

Schepens, J., Van der Slik, F., & Van Hout, R. (2014). Learning complex features: A morphological account of L2 learnability. Language Dynamics and Change, 3(2), 218-244.

Schepens, J., Dijkstra, T., Grootjen, F., van Heuven, W.J.B. (2013) Cross-language distributions of high frequency and phonetically similar cognates. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e63006.

Schepens, J., Dijkstra, A., Grootjen, F. (2012). Distributions of cognates in Europe as based on Levenshtein distance. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 15(1), 157–166.

Book chapters

Schepens, J., Van der Slik, F., & Van Hout, R. (2018). The L2 impact on acquiring Dutch as an L3: the L2 distance effect. Speelman, D, Heylen, K. & Geeraerts, D (eds). Mixed Effects Regression Models in Linguistics. 29-47. Springer: New York.

Schepens, J., Van der Slik, F., & Van Hout, R. (2013). The effect of linguistic distance across Indo-European mother tongues on learning Dutch as a second language. In L. Borin & A. Saxena (Eds.), Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differences, 199-230. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Conference proceedings papers

Schepens, J., Hertwig, R., van den Bos, W. (2017). Aging of the exploring mind: Older adults deviate more from optimality in complex choice environments. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3082-3087). Austin, TX.

Schepens, J., Hertwig, R., van den Bos, W. (2017). Aging of the exploring mind: Older adults deviate more from optimality in complex choice environments. Proceedings of the 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making. Ann Arbor, MI.

Schepens, J. (2012). Regressing morphological differences on an empirical measure of learning difficulty. Proceedings of the workshop on computational approaches to the study of dialectal and typological variation. Opole, Poland.

Schepens, J., du Pau, G.C.S., Brandmeyer, A., Sadakata, M. (2009). Synchronization with beats in different modalities and tempi. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics (pp. 529-532). Galway, Ireland. (Best student paper)

Vorträge

Conferences abstracts

van Hout, R., Schepens, J. & Jaeger, T. F. (2019/8). Big data suggest strong constraints of phonological similarity on adult language learning. Paper presented at the 9th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech (New Sounds). Tokyo, JP.

van der Slik, F., Van Hout, R., & Schepens, J. (2018/9). Cognitive aging effects in the adult additional language acquisition of Dutch. Paper presented at the annual conference of the European Second Language Association (EuroSLA). Münster, DE.

Schepens, J., Hertwig, R., van den Bos, W. (2018/8). Explaining explore-exploit trade-off differences between younger and older adults. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Flux Congress of the Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Berlin, DE.

Schepens, J., Hertwig, R., Lorenz, R., van den Bos, W. (2016/8). Aging of the exploring mind: Older adults rely more on simpler decision strategies than younger adults when trading off exploration and exploitation in complex choice environments. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics. Berlin, DE.

Schepens, J. & Jaeger, T. F. (2015/3). L2 phonological learning in adults: The role of language background, length of exposure, and age of acquisition. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft: Universal Biases on Phonological Acquisition and Processing workshop. Leipzig, DE.

Schepens, J., Van der Slik, F., & Van Hout, R. (2014/3). A large-scale study of L1 and L2 influences on learning L3 Dutch. Paper presented at the 65th Georgetown University Round Table: Usage-based Approaches to Language, Language Learning, and Multilingualism. Washington D.C., US.

Schepens, J., Van der Slik, F., & Van Hout, R. (2013/9). Learning complex features: A morphological account of L2 learnability. Paper presented at the Adaptation and Implicit Learning during Linguistic Processing workshop. Donders Centre for Cognition. Nijmegen, NL.

Schepens, J., Van der Slik, F., & Van Hout, R. (2012/9). The L2 impact on the acquisition of Dutch as a L3: The L2 distance effect. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association. Poznań, PL.

 

Social Media

ResearchGate Twitter
YouTube LinkedIn