Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christiane Dalton-Puffer
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Consultation hours: Thursdays 15:00-16:30

Summer term 2021
120024 OV Orientation Meeting Anglistik MA Literature & Linguistics - Orientation & Welcome Session
124096 VK BEd 09.2: VK Linguistics for Language Teachers - Systemic Functional Linguistics and Language Education
Winter term 2020
124090 VK BEd 09.2: VK Linguistics for Language Teachers - Systemic Functional Linguistics and Language Education
Summer term 2020
124090 VK BEd 09.2: VK Linguistics for Language Teachers - Systemic Functional Linguistics and Language Education
124092 VK BEd 09.2: VK Linguistics for Language Teachers - Systemic Functional Linguistics and Language Education

Dalton-Puffer, C., Hüttner, J., & Smit, U. (Accepted/In press). From voluntary to obligatory CLIL in upper secondary technical colleges: Teacher and student voices from a diverse landscape. In K. Talbot, S. Mercer, M-T. Gruber, & R. Nishida (Eds.), The psychological experience of integrating language and content: Teacher and learner perspectives Multilingual Matters Ltd..

Dalton-Puffer, C. (2020). Modellierung und Beurteilung bildungssprachlicher Kompetenzen im Content-and-Language-integrated Learning (CLIL). In A. Drackert, M. Mainzer-Murrenhoff, A. Soltyska, & A. Timukova (Eds.), Testen bildungssprachlicher Kompetenzen und akademischer Sprachkompetenzen – Synergien zwischen Schule und Hochschule erkennen und nutzen. Peter Lang Verlag.







Dalton-Puffer, C. (2017). Discourse analysis and CLIL. In A. Llinares, T. Morton, A. McCabe, & R. Whittaker (Eds.), Applied Linguistics Perspectives on CLIL (pp. 167-181). John Benjamins Publishing Company. Language learning and language teaching




Dalton-Puffer, C. (2017). Same but Different: Content and Language Integrated Learning and Content-Based Instruction. In M. A. Snow, & D. Brinton (Eds.), The content-based classroom. (2nd edition) (2nd ed., pp. 151-164). Longman Group UK Ltd..

Dalton-Puffer, C., & Smit, U. (2016). Content and language integrated learning and ELF. In M-L. Pitzl, & R. Osimk-Teasdale (Eds.), English as a lingua franca: perspectives and prospects. : Contributions in Honour of Barbara Seidlhofer (pp. 235-244). De Gruyter Mouton. Trends in Applied Linguistics [TAL] Vol. 24

Dalton-Puffer, C. (2016). Discourse Functions: Specifying an Integrative Interdisciplinary Construct. In T. Nikula, E. Dafouz, P. Moore, & U. Smit (Eds.), Conceptualising integration in CLIL and multilingual education (pp. 29-54). Multilingual Matters.

Lorenzo, F., & Dalton-Puffer, C. (2016). Historical Literacy in CLIL: Telling the Past in a Second Language. In T. Nikula, E. Dafouz, P. Moore, & U. Smit (Eds.), Conceptualising integration in CLIL and multilingual education (pp. 55-72). Multilingual Matters.

Nikula, T., Dalton-Puffer, C., Llinares, A., & Lorenzo, F. (2016). More Than Content and Language: The Complexity of Integration in CLIL and Multilingual Education. . In T. Nikula, E. Dafouz, P. Moore, & U. Smit (Eds.), Conceptualising integration in CLIL and multilingual education (pp. 1-28). Multilingual Matters.


Dalton-Puffer, C. (2015). Elemente einer 'academic literacy': Kognitive Diskursfunktionen im englischsprachigen Fachunterricht (CLIL). In S. Schmölzer-Eibinger, & E. Thürmann (Eds.), Schreiben als Medium des Lernens: Kompetenzentwicklung durch Schreiben im Fachunterricht (pp. 115-130). Waxmann. Fachdidaktische Forschungen Vol. 8

From innovation to normality: moving CLIL into the mainstream

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker), Julia Hüttner (Keynote speaker) & Ute Smit (Keynote speaker)

7 Feb 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cognitive Discourse Functions: an interdisciplinary construct for language and content integration

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

5 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What are the principles behind good teaching materials for content-and-language integration?

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

3 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Zur Modellierung von bildungssprachlichen Kompetenzen in CLIL

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

9 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Academic language competences – the level of discourse functions

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

9 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"What can empirical research tell us about CLIL implementations?" - Mapping the landscape

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

8 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cognitive Discourse Functions in primary and secondary CLIL classrooms: Eliciting and analyzing students’ written and oral classifications in science and history

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker) & Natalia Evnitskaya (Speaker)

30 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Layers of language support in EMI contexts

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

20 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


An interdisciplinary approach to testing historical competences in Austrian CLIL history classes

Silvia Bauer-Marschallinger (Speaker) & Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

21 Apr 2018

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Great Expectations. What do we want from CLIL, what do we know about it?

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

3 Feb 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Policy and practice of CLIL in Austria

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

1 Feb 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Der CLIL-Ansatz im MINT Unterricht – Aktuelles aus der internationalen Forschung

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

16 Nov 2017

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Cognitive Discourse Functions as joint concern in language and content pedagogy

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

18 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cognitive Discourse Functions as joint concern in language and content pedagogy

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

23 Feb 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cognitive Discourse Functions as joint concern in language and content pedagogy

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

19 Jan 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Kognitive Diskursfunktionen und Historische Kompetenzen im CLIL Unterricht

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

18 Nov 2016

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Kognitive Diskursfunktionen und Historische Kompetenzen im CLIL Unterricht

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker) & Silvia Bauer-Marschallinger (Speaker)

18 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Identifying joint concerns in content and language pedagogies

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker) & Silvia Bauer-Marschallinger (Contributor)

17 Jun 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Kognitive Diskursfunktionen und naturwissenschaftliche Kompetenzen: Wege zu einer integrierten Didaktik

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

20 Nov 201521 Nov 2015

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Kognitive Diskursfunktionen als Brückenkonzept in der Integration von Sprach- und Sachlernen

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

10 Nov 2015

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Kognitive Diskursfunktionen als Brückenkonzept in der Integration von Sprach- und Sachlernen

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Contributor)

5 Nov 20156 Nov 2015

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Expressing ‘voice’ in a foreign language across tasks: challenges and opportunities for CLIL students

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

18 Sep 2015

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Cognitive Discourse Functions: combining content and language perspectives for CLIL teacher development

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Contributor)

10 Jun 2015

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Corpus Linguistics in Language Teacher Education

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

8 May 20159 May 2015

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Researching Classroom Discourse

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

23 Feb 2015

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Policy and practice of CLIL in Europe and beyond

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

22 Feb 2015

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Policy and practice of CLIL in Europe and beyond

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

21 Feb 2015

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English as a Medium of Instruction in Multilingual University Settings

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

20 Feb 2015

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Corpus Linguistics in language teacher education

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

26 Sep 2014

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Irregular Verb Morphology in Austrian Learners of English on A2-Level

Thomas Wagner (Speaker), Monika Boniecki (Contributor), Ulrike Podar (Contributor) & Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Contributor)

5 Sep 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Policy Perspectives – Transnational initiatives in Europe

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

12 Aug 2014

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Students’ performance in three metafunctions of language: ideational, interpersonal and textual

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

12 Aug 2014

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Cognitive discourse functions and subject competences

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

Jun 2014

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Task-based learning as a catalyst for CLIL students’ use of interpersonal language

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

Apr 2014

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Zum Verhältnis Fach und Fachdidaktik in den Sprachfächern

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

8 Nov 2013

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The role of different tasks in CLIL students’ use of evaluative language

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

3 Oct 2013

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Cognitive discourse functions in CLIL classroom talk

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

6 Jun 2013

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CLIL 2.0: Literacies through CLIL

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Contributor)

24 May 2013

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CLIL in Austria: implementation & research

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

15 May 2013

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Motives and motivations around the implementation of CLIL in Austrian vocational education

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

10 May 2013

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Kognitive Diskursfunktionen als Elemente einer ‘academic literacy’ im CLIL Unterricht

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

30 Apr 2013

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”Content-based cognitive strategies and thinking skills in classroom talk”

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

10 Dec 2012

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Policy and implementation of CLIL in Austria

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

3 Dec 2012

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Cognitive language functions in English medium instruction

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

2 Dec 2012

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Academic language functions in the CONCLIL project

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

21 Oct 2012

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Research on CLIL - State of the art

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

21 Apr 2012

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An appraisal theory approach to the language of evaluation in the classroom.

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

18 Apr 2012

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Teachers‘ evaluative practices in content and langauge integrated classrooms

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

25 Mar 2012

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Conceptualising CALP as academic discourse

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

2 Feb 2012

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Institutionelle Rahmungen: eine Dokumentenanalyse zur Struktur de Fachdidaktik an der Universität Wien

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Selected presenter)

5 Sep 2011

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Forschungsplattform "Theorie und Praxis der Fachdidaktik(en)"

Stefan Götz (Speaker) & Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

3 Mar 2011

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Forschungsplattform "Theorie und Praxis der Fachdidaktik(en)"

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

3 Mar 2011

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Kompetenzorientierung und Bildungsstandards im bilingualen Unterricht. Impulsreferat.

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

18 Feb 2011

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Lay theories and their influence on the implementation of CLIL programmes.

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Selected presenter)

18 Feb 2011

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A CLIL Module during initial teacher education

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

2 Oct 2010

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Forschungsplattform der Universität Wien. Theory and Practice of Subject Didactics

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

25 Sep 2010

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Teacher education for content and language integrated learning

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

24 Sep 2010

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Explaining as content and language integration

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

11 Jun 2010

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Explaining in CLIL : Integrating content and language on the micro level

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

8 Mar 2010

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Forschungsplattform "Theorie und Praxis der Fachdidaktik(en)"

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker) & Stefan Götz (Speaker)

21 Jan 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Laientehorien zum Lernen von Fremdsprachen im CLIL Unterricht

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

6 Dec 2009

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Performances of the academic in secondary CLIL classrooms

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

11 Nov 2009

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Language for learning – adacemic language functions in CLIL

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

24 Oct 2009

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CLIL as a means to develop pluriliteracies: learners' and teachers' perceptions.

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Contributor)

25 Sep 2009

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Explaining: a central discourse function in instruction

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Keynote speaker)

28 Apr 2009

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A response and comments on the project groups’s proposals regarding subject literacies

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

24 Apr 2009

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Bildungssprachliche Fähigkeiten im Ddiskurs des Sachfachunterrichts in der Fremdsprache.

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

26 Mar 2009

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Foreign languages for technology-geeks: what students think about vocational CLIL

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

24 Oct 2008

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CLIL research - state of the art

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

25 Sep 2006

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English as a medium of instruction in European schools: analyzing classroom discourse

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Speaker)

29 Aug 2006

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Fremdsprache als Medium des Wissenserwerbs im CLIL/EAA Unterricht

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

1 Jan 2006

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Definieren - Hypothesen bilden: Kompetenzen für die Fremdsprache als Medium des Wissenserwerbs

Christiane Dalton-Puffer (Invited speaker)

1 Oct 2005

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