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Researcher

Reinhild Vandekerckhove

  • Research interest:Sociolinguistic study of online communication, with a focus on gender and age related variation patterns and the impact of educational background. Adolescent peer group language and the present day dynamics of Dutch.
  • Keywords:LANGUAGE VARIATION, GENDER, YOUTH, SOCIAL MEDIA, CORPUS LINGUISTICS, SOCIOLINGUISTICS, Language and literature (incl. information, documentation, library and archive sciences)
  • Disciplines:Dutch language, Corpus linguistics, Sociolinguistics
  • Research techniques:corpus analysisquantitative data analysis
  • Users of research expertise:Teachers / society in general