Nadine Kolb

Førsteamanuensis i engelsk didaktikk

Hulda Garborgs Hus 2 office: N-226
Fakultet for utdanningsvitenskap og humaniora
Institutt for kultur- og språkvitenskap

Bio

Nadine Kolb is an Associate Professor of English Linguistics at the Department of Cultural Studies and Languages at the University of Stavanger (UiS). She is a co-director of the research group FLUENT: FLerspråklig Utvikling og Endring i Nyere Tid (multilingual development and change in society today) and the principal investigator of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie project INPUT: INvestigating Proxies for Understanding Trajectories: Heritage Language Maintenance and Child Second Language Acquisition in Refugee Contexts. Her research focuses on applied linguistics including heritage language multilingualism, child second and third language acquisition, especially as regards the interface of linguistic and extra-linguistic factors and their relevance for multilingual education. 

 

Education

Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, English Department, University of Cologne, Dissertation: "Child Second Language Development in Immersion Education: A Study on Generic Determiner Phrases in L2 German and L2 French", 2016

Visiting Scholar, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, 2008

M.A. (1. Staatsexamen Lehramt), English Linguistics and Literature, French Linguistics and Literature, Education, University of Cologne, 2006

M.A., Comparative Literature, University of Rochester, 2004

B.A. equivalent, English Linguistics and Literature, French Linguistics and Literature, Education, University of Cologne, 2003

Studies of French, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier, 2000/2001

 

Funded Projects & Grants

  • University of Stavanger, FUI (Forsking - Utdanning - Innovasjon) research group, FLUENT "FLerspråklig Utvikling og Endring i Nyere Tid" (Multilingual development and change in society today), with David Natvig and Gølin Kaurin Nilsen, University of Stavanger, 2023-2025, NOK 80,000
  • European Commission, Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, Project INPUT “Investigating Proxies for Understanding Trajectories: Heritage Language Maintenance and Child Second Language Acquisition in Refugee Contexts”, Project no. 882311, 2021-2023, €214,158
  • Robert Bosch Foundation Germany, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Project QITA “Quality development in bi- and multilingual kindergarten programs” (Qualitätsentwicklung in zwei- und mehrsprachigen Kitas), Project no. 12.5.D130.0027.0, 2017-2018, €68,750 (Total €140,000)
  • Paula Menyuk Travel Award for BUCLD 38, 2013
  • University of Cologne, Travel Grant, 2013
  • University of Cologne, Dr. Mocker Stiftung Travel Grant, 2012
  • University of Cologne, Dr. Mocker Stiftung Travel Grant, 2011
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Research Grant, 2009
  • University of Cologne, Travel Grant, 2008

Teaching

Fall 2023:

Spring 2023:

  • ENG349 Multilingualism, University of Bergen

Fall 2022:

List of Graduate Courses Taught
  • Second Language Acquisition (with Natalia Mitrofanova), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Spring 2022
  • Multiculturalism and Multilingualism in Primary and Secondary Schools, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Spring 2018
  • Conversational German 215, University of Rochester, Fall 2003 
List of Undergraduate Courses Taught
  • Child Second Language Acquisition, University of Cologne, Spring 2014
  • Second Language Acquisition, University of Cologne, Spring 2008
  • Morphosyntactic Development in L2 Acquisition, University of Cologne, Fall 07/08
  • Bilingualism, University of Cologne, Spring 2007
  • Recitation for German 102, University of Rochester, Spring 2004
Guest Lectures Taught
  • Second Language Acquisition, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Spring 2022, MA course LER-3151
  • Third Language Acquisition, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Spring 2022, MA course LER-3151
  • EFL/ESL in multilingual classrooms, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Fall 2021, BA course ENG-2019 Psycholinguistics
  • Bilingualism, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Spring 2021, BA course ENG-2050 Second Language Acquisition
  • Heritage Language Bilingualism, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Fall 2020, BA course HIF-1019 Psychology of Language
  • Child Second Language Acquisition, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Fall 2019, MA course ENG-3050 Second Language Acquisition
Publikasjoner
  • Vitenskapelige publikasjoner
  • Bøker og kapitler
    • Kolb, Nadine; Fischer, Uta

      (2019)

      QITA - Qualität in zwei- und mehrsprachigen Kindertageseinrichtungen. Kriterienhandbuch für den Bereich Sprache und Mehrsprachigkeit. [QITA - Quality in bi- and multilingual early childhood education. Handbook for language and multilingualism].

      Universitätsverlag Hildesheim.

      ISBN 978-3-96424-010-1.

  • Formidling
    • Kolb, Nadine; van Osch, Brechje Antonet; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Luque, Alicia; Minor, Sergey; Westergaard, Marit Kristine Richardsen; Rothman, Jason

      (2024)

      (Extra-)linguistic variables in multilingual language development in children and adolescents.

      Optionality and Variation in Multilingual Syntax (OpVaMS) IV Workshop;

      2024-01-31 - 2024-02-02.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Minor, Sergey; Rothman, Jason

      (2024)

      The impact of (extra-)linguistic variables on the development of Syrian-Arabic and German.

      FLUENT Lunch Talk Series;

      2024-01-26.

    • van Osch, Brechje Antonet; Kolb, Nadine; Luque, Alicia; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Westergaard, Marit Kristine Richardsen

      (2024)

      Cross-linguistic influence in adverb placement in L3 Spanish: comparing offline and online measures.

      BHL 2024: Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World;

      2024-01-10 - 2024-01-12.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Jaekel, Nils

      (2024)

      L3 English learners with immigrant backgrounds in EFL classrooms: A systematic review​.

      AAAL 2024;

      2024-03-16 - 2024-03-19.

    • van Osch, Brechje Antonet; Kolb, Nadine; Stadt, Rosalinde; Luque, Alicia; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Westergaard, Marit Kristine Richardsen

      (2024)

      Cross-linguistic influence from English in beginner learners of French and German as an L3 in the Netherlands: Comparing offline knowledge and online processing of adverb placement.

      L3 Workshop: Multilingual Language Acquisition, Processing and Use;

      2024-05-17 - 2024-05-19.

    • Mitrofanova, Natalia; Minor, Sergey; Kolb, Nadine; Westergaard, Marit Kristine Richardsen

      (2024)

      L3 Processing of Verbal Aspect in English by Russian-German Bilingual Children: Evidence from Eye-Tracking.

      L3 Workshop: Multilingual Language Acquisition, Processing and Use;

      2024-05-17 - 2024-05-19.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Minor, Sergey; Rothman, Jason

      (2024)

      The impact of (extra-)linguistic variables on the development of Syrian-Arabic as a heritage language.

      AcqVA Aurora Closing Event;

      2024-03-08.

    • van Osch, Brechje Antonet; Stadt, Rosalinde; Kolb, Nadine; Luque, Alicia; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Westergaard, Marit Kristine Richardsen

      (2024)

      Cross-linguistic influence at the initial stages: Influence from L1 Dutch and L2 English on adverb placement in L3 French and German.

      AcqVA Aurora Closing Event;

      2024-03-08.

    • Kolb, Nadine; van Osch, Brechje Antonet; Luque, Alicia; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Westergaard, Marit Kristine Richardsen

      (2024)

      Cross-linguistic influence in the production and processing of adverbs in L3 Spanish, French and German: Exploring individual differences.

      AcqVA Aurora Closing Event;

      2024-03-08.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2023)

      Multilingual early childhood education.

      Workshop on Multilingualism;

      2023-01-27.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2023)

      Quality development in multilingual education.

      Multilingual Education Workshop;

      2023-01-16.

    • van Osch, Brechje; Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Stadt, Rosalinde; Luque, Alicia; Westergaard, Marit Kristine Richardsen

      (2023)

      Cross-linguistic influence from English as a heritage language in L3 acquisition.

      Heritage Languages at the Crossroads (HL@Cross): Cultural contexts, Individual differences, and methodologies;

      2023-05-29 - 2023-05-30.

    • Lorenz, Eliane; Kolb, Nadine; Jensberg, Helene

      (2023)

      Cross-Linguistic Influence in L2 and L3 English Acquisition: Norwegian and Norwegian-Heritage Language Children.

      Heritage Languages at the Crossroads (HL@Cross): Cultural contexts, Individual differences, and methodologies;

      2023-05-29 - 2023-05-30.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Minor, Sergey; Rothman, Jason

      (2023)

      Investigating Proxies for Understanding Trajectories: An empirical study on Syrian Arabic as a heritage language and German as a second language.

      Heritage Languages at the Crossroads (HL@Cross): Cultural contexts, Individual differences, and methodologies;

      2023-05-29 - 2023-05-30.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Minor, Sergey; Rothman, Jason

      (2023)

      Heritage language and child second language development in Syrian Arabic and German in the European refugee context.

      International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB14);

      2023-06-26 - 2023-06-30.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2023)

      Multilingualism - Language Development of Syrian Arabic and German.

      Mentor Training Workshop;

      2023-03-04 - 2023-08-04.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Minor, Serge; Rothman, Jason

      (2023)

      Predictive Processing in HL Syrian Arabic and cL2 German.

      AMLAP23 Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing;

      2023-08-31 - 2023-09-02.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Minor, Serge; Rothman, Jason

      (2023)

      Language experience predictors of heritage language trajectories in 6- to 12-year-old Syrian Arabic-German bilinguals.

      Q-BEx workshop;

      2023-09-14 - 2023-09-15.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2023)

      Le développement plurilingue.

      Parent Workshop;

      2023-09-25.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Anderssen, Merete Brendeford; Minor, Sergey; Rothman, Jason

      (2023)

      Syrian Arabic as a Heritage Language in Germany.

      RUEG 2023 - Linguistic Variability in Heritage Language Research ;

      2023-09-26 - 2023-09-28.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2023)

      A Cross-Country Comparison: Plurilingual Teaching Across Educational Curriculain Finland, Germany, and Norway.

      DEMCI Annual Seminar;

      2023-12-18.

    • Klassen, Rachel; Kolb, Nadine; Hopp, Holger; Westergaard, Marit

      (2022)

      Syntactic and lexical gender congruency in native Spanish speakers acquiring L2 German.

      ISBPAC 2022: 4TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BILINGUAL AND L2 PROCESSING IN ADULTS AND CHILDREN;

      2022-08-04 - 2022-08-05.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Andersen, Merete; Rothman, Jason

      (2022)

      Heritage Language and Child Second Language Development in Refugee Contexts: An empirical study on Syrian Arabic and German .

      GASLA 16: Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition;

      2022-05-12 - 2022-05-14.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Mitrofanova, Natalia; Westergaard, Marit

      (2022)

      Russian heritage language speakers in Germany: A study on child L3 acquisition.

      HLAW: Heritage Languages Around the World Conference;

      2022-05-18 - 2022-05-20.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Guajardo, Gustavo; Bernstein, Katharina

      (2022)

      Cross-linguistic influence in L3 and L2 German.

      GASLA 16: Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition;

      2022-05-12 - 2022-05-14.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Andersen, Merete; Rothman, Jason

      (2022)

      Heritage Language and Child Second Language Development in Refugee Contexts.

      AcqVA workshop;

      2022-04-27 - 2022-04-28.

    • Hopp, Holger; Westergaard, Marit; Klassen, Rachel; Kolb, Nadine

      (2022)

      Interactions between lexical and syntactic L1–L2 overlap: Effects of gender congruency on L2 sentence processing in L1 Spanish–L2 German speakers.

      MultiGender: A Multilingual Approach to Grammatical Gender workshop;

      2022-06-02 - 2022-06-03.

    • Klassen, Rachel; Kolb, Nadine; Hopp, Holger; Westergaard, Marit

      (2022)

      Syntactic and lexical gender congruency in native Spanish speakers acquiring L2 German.

      Poznan Lingiustic Meeting PLM51;

      2022-09-08 - 2022-09-10.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Guajardo, Gustavo; Bernstein, Katharina; Mitrofanova, Natalia; Westergaard, Marit

      (2022)

      Cross-linguistic influence in L3 and L2 German .

      Workshop on Multilingual Language Acquisition, Processing and Use 2022;

      2022-10-22 - 2022-10-23.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2022)

      Sprachen fördern im Alltag.

      Online Fachtag: Bildung und Erziehung von mehrsprachig aufwachsenden Kindern;

      2022-10-26.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2022)

      Early Multilingualism in Montessori Education Module 1.

      Workshop: Early Multilingualism in Montessori Education Module 1;

      2022-11-25 - 2022-11-26.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2022)

      Early Multilingualism in Montessori Education Module 2.

      Workshop: Early Multilingualism on Montessori Education Module 2;

      2022-12-15.

    • Klassen, Rachel; Kolb, Nadine; Hopp, Holger; Westergaard, Marit

      (2021)

      Interactions between syntactic and lexical gender congruency in L1 Spanish-L2 German speakers.

      Conference on Multilingualism (COM2021);

      2021-06-23 - 2021-06-25.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2021)

      Immersion: Deutsch und Dänisch in der Kita.

      Online-Vortragsreihe: Frühe Begegnung mit der Nachbarsprache;

      2021-02-01.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Guajardo, Gustavo Ariel; Westergaard, Marit

      (2021)

      Acquiring German as a third language: An empirical study on cross-linguistic influence at early stages .

      Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALANA) - 9;

      2021-05-07 - 2021-05-09.

    • Kolb, Nadine; González Alonso, Jorge

      (2021)

      How to implement the ‘QITA handbook for language and multilingualism’ in multilingual early childhood education.

      fmks online lecture series;

      2021-06-24.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Guajardo, Gustavo Ariel; Westergaard, Marit

      (2021)

      L3 development: A longitudinal study on L3 German in Norway.

      13th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB 13);

      2021-07-10 - 2021-07-14.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Guajardo, Gustavo Ariel; Westergaard, Marit

      (2021)

      Cross-linguistic influence at early stages of L3 German: An empirical study on morpho- syntactic properties.

      The 30th Conference of the European Second Language Association (EuroSLA 30);

      2021-06-30 - 2021-07-03.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2021)

      INPUT - Investigating Proxies for Understanding Trajectories: Heritage Language Maintenance and Child Second Language Acquisition in Refugee Contexts.

      38. BIVEM (Berliner Interdisziplinärer Verbund für Mehrsprachigkeit) Kooperationstreffen;

      2021-05-27.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Guajardo, Gustavo; Westergaard, Marit

      (2021)

      A longitudinal study on cross-linguistic influence in L3 German.

      New Approaches to Bilingualism and Multilingualism and Language Learning/Teaching Conference (BiMuLT);

      2021-11-20 - 2021-11-21.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Westergaard, Marit

      (2020)

      Investigating Early Stages of L3 Acquisition.

      Conference on Multilingualism 2020 (COM2020);

      2020-06-23 - 2020-06-25.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Mitrofanova, Natalia; Westergaard, Marit

      (2019)

      Cross-linguistic influence in German-Russian bilinguals acquiring English as a third language.

      CLI Workshop;

      2019-05-20 - 2019-05-21.

    • Jensen, Isabel Nadine; Kolb, Nadine

      (2019)

      Flerspråklighet i skolen i et språkforskerperspektiv.

      NAFO (Nasjonalt senter for flerkulturell opplæring) - samling;

      2019-04-25 - 2019-04-26.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Mitrofanova, Natalia; Westergaard, Marit

      (2019)

      Transfer of morphosyntactic properties in third language acquisition: An empirical study on German-Russian bilinguals acquiring L3 English.

      EuroSLA 29;

      2019-08-28 - 2019-08-31.

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2019)

      QITA: Qualitätsentwicklung und Gelingensfaktoren in zwei- und mehrsprachigen Kitas [Quality development and influential factors in bi- and multilingual kindergarten programs].

      Workshop at the fmks (Frühe Mehrsprachigkeit an Schulen und Kitas e.V.)-Fachtag "Gelebte Mehrsprachigkeit";

      2019-02-02 - .

    • Kolb, Nadine

      (2019)

      Gelebte Mehrsprachigkeit in Kita und Schule [Multilingualism in kindergarten and school].

      Aktionstag "Snack mehr (Spraken) mit mi!" Sprachenvielfalt und frühe Mehrsprachigkeit;

      2019-10-01 - .

    • Kolb, Nadine; Mitrofanova, Natalia; Westergaard, Marit

      (2019)

      Crosslinguistic influence in child L3 acquisition: German-Russian bilinguals acquiring English.

      GALA 14;

      2019-09-12 - 2019-09-14.

    • Kolb, Nadine; Mitrofanova, Natalia; Westergaard, Marit

      (2019)

      V2 in L3 English: A study on Russian heritage speakers in Germany.

      V2 and related phenomena-workshop;

      2019-10-22 - 2019-10-23.

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