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Name: Daniel  Perrin
Institution: Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.iam.zhaw.ch/
State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Discipline of Linguistics
Specialty: Transdisciplinary projects, Research in the public interest, Language in the media, Writing processes
Selected Publications: Perrin, D. (2010 accepted). “There are two different stories to tell here”. TV journalists’ collaborative text-picture production strategies. Journal of Pragmatics.

Perrin, D., & Wildi, M. (2010 accepted). Statistical modeling of writing processes. In C. Bazerman (Ed.), Traditions of writing research. New York: Routledge.

Perrin, D., Burger, M., Fürer, M., Gnach, A., Schanne, M., & Wyss, V. (2009). Talk and action: Practicing internal multilingualism in the newsroom. ZITIMATA EPIKINONIAS (Communication Issues), 3(9), 24-39.

Ehrensberger-Dow, M., & Perrin, D. (2009). Capturing translation processes to access metalinguistic awareness. Across Languages and Cultures, 10(2), 275-288.

Perrin, D., & Ehrensberger-Dow, M. (2008). Media competence. In G. Rickheit & H. Strohner (Eds.), The Mouton-De Gruyter Handbooks of Applied Linguistics: Communicative competence (Vol. 1, pp. 277-312). New York: De Gruyter.

Jakobs, E.-M., & Perrin, D. (2008). Training of writing and reading. In G. Rickheit & H. Strohner (Eds.), The Mouton-De Gruyter Handbooks of Applied Linguistics: Communicative competence (Vol. 1, pp. 359-393). New York: De Gruyter.

Gnach, A., Wiesner, E., Bertschi-Kaufmann, A., & Perrin, D. (2007). Children’s writing processes when using computers. Insights based on combining analyses of product and process. Research in Comparative and International Education, 2(1), 13-28.

Perrin, D. (2006). Progression analysis. An ethnographic, computer-based multi-method approach to investigate natural writing processes. In L. Van Waes, M. Leijten & C. Neuwirth (Eds.), Writing and digital media (pp. 175-181). Amsterdam et al.: Elsevier.

Perrin, D. (2006). Medienlinguistik. Konstanz: UVK.

Announced on LINGUIST :  Muster und Variation
 The Linguistics of Newswriting
 Handbook of Writing and Text Production
Courses Taught: Applied Linguistics (Introduction)
Media Linguistics / Language in the Media
Professional Communication
Writing in the Workplace

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