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ALEKSIC Gabrijela

University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) > Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (DBCS) > Lifespan Development, Family and Culture

ORCID
0000-0002-5382-6637
Main Referenced Co-authors
FERRING, Dieter  (16)
KIRSCH, Claudine  (15)
BEBIĆ-CRESTANY, Džoen Dominique  (11)
MARTIN, Romain  (8)
ANDERSEN, Katja  (6)
Main Referenced Keywords
translanguaging (29); preschool teachers (17); Luxembourg (12); language (11); early education (10);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
Education, Culture, Cognition & Society (ECCS) > Institute for Research on Multilingualism (MLing) (2)
European AAL Programme (1)
Integrative Research Unit: Social and Individual Development (INSIDE) > Institute for Research on Generations and Family (1)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Education & instruction (68)
Sociology & social sciences (18)
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology: Multidisciplinary, general & others (7)
Engineering, computing & technology: Multidisciplinary, general & others (5)
Languages & linguistics (3)

Publications (total 106)

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Kirsch, C., Aleksic, G., Mortini, S., & Andersen, K. N. (March 2020). Developing multilingual practices in early childhood education through a professional development in Luxembourg. International Multilingual Research Journal, 4, 319-337. doi:10.1080/19313152.2020.1730023 https://hdl.handle.net/10993/42529

The most cited

53 citations (Scopus®)

Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (2015). A meta-analysis on the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe. Review of Educational Research, 85 (1), 92-128. doi:10.3102/0034654314548514 https://hdl.handle.net/10993/32099

ALEKSIC, G., BEBIĆ-CRESTANY, D. D., & KIRSCH, C. (2024). Factors influencing communication between parents and early childhood educators in multilingual Luxembourg. International Journal of Educational Research, 124, 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2023.102309
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Copping, L., Tymms, P., ALEKSIC, G., Bartholo, T., Howie, S. J., Koslinski, M. C., Merrell, C., Vidmar, M., & Wildy, H. (January 2024). Is the order of learning numerals universal? Evidence from eight countries and six languages. Cognitive Development, 69, 101391. doi:10.1016/j.cogdev.2023.101391
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ALEKSIC, G., & Durus Natalia. (2023). Home literacy environment and family language policy of multilingual families in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. Lifespan Development, Family and Culture Research Colloquium.

Aleksic, G. (24 August 2023). Translanguaging stance of preschool teachers in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. EARLI Education as a Hope in Uncertain Times, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Aleksic, G. (2023). Misunderstanding translanguaging in preschoolers - Video abstract.

Aleksic, G. (2023). Misunderstanding translanguaging in preschoolers - podcast.

Maus, J., & Aleksic, G. (2023). Kindergarten children’s attitudes towards homosexuality: The influence of puppet theatre on the topic of diversity in a group of kindergarten children. Human Arenas. doi:10.1007/s42087-022-00320-8
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Aleksic, G. (2023). Misunderstanding translanguaging in preschoolers. Research Outreach, 134, 62-65.

Aleksic, G. (12 December 2022). Misunderstanding translanguaging in preschoolers. Research Outreach, 134. doi:10.32907/RO-134-3625453334
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Aleksic, G., & Bebic-Crestany, D. (2022). Translanguaging stance of preschool teachers working with multilingual children in Luxembourg. International Journal of Multilingualism. doi:10.1080/14790718.2022.2143506
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Aleksic, G. (07 September 2022). Translanguaging pedagogy and creative activism for early education in multilingual Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. EARLI Dialogue, diversity and interdisciplinarity in the field of learning and instruction, Belgrade, Serbia.

Aleksic, G. (2022). Publications and a new project BELONG [Paper presentation]. Research retreat, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G. (14 July 2022). Translanguaging pedagogy and creative activism for preschool teachers, parents, and children [Paper presentation]. Changing Times in ECEC: New Opportunities for Fostering Development and Improving Sustainability.

Aleksic, G. (2022). Teachers misunderstanding of translanguaging in preschools. OASIS.
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Aleksic, G., & Garcia, O. (2022). Language beyond flags: Teachers misunderstanding of translanguaging in preschools. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 1-14. doi:10.1080/13670050.2022.2085029
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Aleksic, G. (27 May 2022). Multilingual books Sumak and Mara's song [Paper presentation]. Course Multilingual Writing, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G. (18 April 2022). Translanguaging pedagogy and creative activism for preschool teachers, parents, and children [Paper presentation]. Illuminating the Power of Idea/lism, Minneapolis, United States.

Aleksic, G. (2022). Drama of Multilingualism: Literature Review and Liberation. Charlotte, United States: Information Age Publications.

Aleksic, G. (17 November 2021). The impact of translanguaging course on preschool teachers, parents, and children [Paper presentation]. Colloquium of the Lifespan Development, Family, and Culture Institute.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Sumak, le pêcheur et le garçon. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Sumak, der Fischer und der Junge. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Sumak, o pescador e o menino. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Sumak, ribar i dečak. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Translanguaging program for teachers - website.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Sumak, the fisherman, and the boy. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). La chanson de Mara. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). A Canção de Mara. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Mara's song. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Marina pesma. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (2021). Maras Lied. Belgium: Self-published.

Aleksic, G. (04 September 2021). A professional development course in translanguaging: Teachers, parents and children working together [Paper presentation]. Crossroads of languages and cultures, Cyprus.

Kirsch, C., Aleksic, G., Bebić, D. D., Kemp, V., & Colucci, L. (04 September 2021). Perspectives on multilingualism and multilingual literacies from early childhood educators in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. Crossroads of Languagea and Cultures 6.

Kirsch, C., & Aleksic, G. (17 August 2021). Developing multiliteracies in early years education in Luxembourg [Poster presentation]. AILA 2021 Worldcongress, Groningen, Netherlands. doi:10.1080/14790718.2021.1905643

Aleksic, G. (16 August 2021). A professional development course in translanguaging: Teachers’ beliefs and attitudes [Paper presentation]. AILA World Congress in Applied Linguistics, Groningen, Netherlands.

Aleksic, G. (29 April 2021). Teacher education in translanguaging to achieve social justice? [Paper presentation]. Comparative and International Education Society Conference CIES, Seattle, United States.

Aleksic, G., & Bebić-Crestany, D. D. (21 April 2021). Results of the project TRANSLA [Paper presentation]. Multiliteracies: From Theory to Practice.

Kirsch, C., Aleksic, G., Bebić, D. D., Kemp, V., & Verba, I. (21 April 2021). Multilingual practices and literacies in Luxembourg: perspectives from teachers, parents and children [Paper presentation]. EERA Presentation. Developing Multilingual Literacies – Exploring the role of communities for literacy development in multilingual families, Esch-Alzette, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G. (20 April 2021). Projects, plans and publications [Paper presentation]. Internal presentations: Lifespan Development, Family, and Culture Institute.

Kirsch, C., & Aleksic, G. (19 April 2021). Multilingual education in early years in Luxembourg: a paradigm shift? International Journal of Multilingualism, 18 (4), 534-550. doi:10.1080/14790718.2021.1905643
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Aleksic, G., & Bebić, D. D. (26 February 2021). TRANSLA results 2019-2020 [Paper presentation]. Teacher-parent Conference.

Kirsch, C., & Aleksic, G. (2021). Collaboration between home and crèches: perspectives, experiences and expectations of educators in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. ECER, Geneva, Switzerland.

Eimer, T., Zhang, Q., & Aleksic, G. (2021). The role of LEGO in numeracy development: A case study. In S. S. Xu & G. Marsico, Where culture grows: Social ecology of a Chinese kindergarten. Springer.
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Aleksic, G., & Bebić, D. D. (12 November 2020). Translanguaging course for preschool teachers to disrupt inequalities [Paper presentation]. Tackling educational inequalities in Luxembourg and beyond.

Kirsch, C., Neumann, S., Aleksic, G., Kemp, V., & Colucci, L. (09 October 2020). Collaboration with parents and multiliteracy in early childhood education [Paper presentation]. Claudine KIRSCH, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G., & Bebić, D. D. (August 2020). A professional development course in translanguaging: Teachers’ beliefs and attitudes [Paper presentation]. AILA World Congress, Groningen, the Netherlands, Groningen, Netherlands.

Aleksic, G., & Bebić, D. D. (April 2020). A professional development course in translanguaging: Challenges and opportunities [Paper presentation]. American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, United States.

Kirsch, C., Aleksic, G., Mortini, S., & Andersen, K. N. (March 2020). Developing multilingual practices in early childhood education through a professional development in Luxembourg. International Multilingual Research Journal, 4, 319-337. doi:10.1080/19313152.2020.1730023
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Aleksic, G., & Bebic, D. D. (2020). Parents, schools and multilingual children [Paper presentation]. Public outreach conference, Luxembourg city, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G., & Bebic, D. D. (18 December 2019). Home literacy environment and family language policy of immigrant families in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. Family Multilingualism Seminar.

Aleksic, G. (14 December 2019). A professional development course in translanguaging: Teachers’ stance, design, and shifts [Paper presentation]. Multilingual and Multicultural Learning: Policies and Practices, Prague, Czechia.

Aleksic, G., & Dzoen, B.-C. (27 November 2019). A professional development course in translanguaging: Challenges and opportunities [Paper presentation]. Multilingualism in early childhood.

Aleksic, C., Aleksic, G., Mortini, S., Andersen, K. N., & Di Letizia, L. (27 November 2019). Developing Multilingual Pedagogies in Early Childhood: a review of the project MuLiPEC [Paper presentation]. Gabrijela Aleksic, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G., & Bebic, D. D. (28 October 2019). Teachers’ translanguaging stance, design, and shifts in a professional development course [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Multilingual Awareness and Multilingual Practices, Belgium.

Aleksic, G., & Bebic-Crestany, D. (01 July 2019). Translanguaging Course for Teachers [Paper presentation]. The various guises of translanguaging, Ghent, Belgium.

Aleksic, G., Christine, M., & Peter, T. (18 April 2019). The Importance of Socio-Emotional Skills and Behaviour in Preschool for Later Outcomes [Paper presentation]. Comparative & International Education Society CIES 2019: Education for Sustainability, San Francisco, United States.

Kirsch, C., Aleksic, G., & Andersen, K. N. (08 November 2018). The influence of a professional development on teachers’ and carers’ multilingual practices in early childhood education in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. Inaugural LuxERA Conference «Luxembourg: A Unique Educational Context? Perspectives on Education (Research)», Belval, Luxembourg.

Kirsch, C., & Aleksic, G. (07 November 2018). The effect of Professional Development on Multilingual Education in Early Childhood in Luxembourg. Review of European Studies, 10 (4), 148-163. doi:10.5539/res.v10n4p148
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Kirsch, C., Mortini, S., Andersen, K. N., & Aleksic, G. (2018). Dialog. Une publication du projet « Developing multilingual pedagogies in early childhood ». (Unilu - University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg). Luxembourg, Luxembourg: Mindforest.

Aleksic, G., & Kirsch, C. (22 June 2018). Emergent Multilinguals Learning Languages with the iPad app iTEO [Paper presentation]. COST Action IS1410 Digilitey Project Meeting - Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Aleksic, G. (05 June 2018). Home Literacy Environment and Family Language Policy of Preschool Language Minority Children in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. Research seminar MLing, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G. (25 May 2018). Translanguaging and Linguistic Creativity and Criticality [Paper presentation]. Research seminar within the MuliPEC project, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G., Merrell, C., Ferring, D., Tymms, P., & Klemenovic, J. (2018). Links between socio-emotional skills, behaviour, mathematics and literacy performance of preschool children in Serbia. European Journal of Psychology of Education. doi:10.1007/s10212-018-0387-8
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Kirsch, C., Aleksic, G., Mortini, S., Degano, S., & Andersen, K. N. (10 April 2018). Perspectives on Translanguaging as a Pedagogy in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. Meeting, New York, United States - New York.

Aleksic, G. (08 February 2018). Early education, literacy and multilingualism [Paper presentation]. Occasional seminar Cultural Psychology of Schooling.

Tymms, P., Aleksic, G., Bartholo, T., Boereboom, J., Ivanova, A., Howie, S., Hongyun, L., Kardanova, E., Koslinski, M. C., Merrell, C., Vidmar, M., & Wildly, H. (2018). The ability to read numbers: A universal measure? AERA.
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Kirsch, C., Mortini, S., Andersen, K. N., & Aleksic, G. (2018). Newsletter des Forschungsprojekts MuliPEC. (Unilu - University of Luxembourg [Humanities, Education and Social Sciences], Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg).

Aleksic, G. (31 August 2017). Update on national policy relating to the digital literacy and multimodal practices of young children [Poster presentation]. COST Action IS1410 DigitlitEY meeting, Bologna, Italy.

Aleksic, G. (2017). The role of humour in intimate intercultural relationships. In The 9th European IACPP Conference.
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Aleksic, G. (2016). Final Report for the INTER Mobility BiFaLy. Luxembourg, Luxembourg: University of Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G. (17 May 2016). The influence of language and culture on the dynamics of mixed couples [Paper presentation]. Multiliteracies and Multimodalities Seminar, New York, United States.

Aleksic, G. (02 May 2016). Family literacy programme for Portuguese preschool children in Luxembourg [Paper presentation]. Language Policy Seminar, New York, United States.

Aleksic, G. (2016). Family literacy programme for Portuguese preschool children in Luxembourg: Interview at Harvard University [Paper presentation]. Interview with Catherine Snow, Boston, United States.

Aleksic, G. (2016). Family literacy programme for Portuguese preschool children in Luxembourg: Interview in New York [Paper presentation]. Interview with Ofelia Garcia, New York, United States.

Aleksic, G. (2016). Family literacy programme for Portuguese preschool children in Luxembourg: Interview at Penn State University [Paper presentation]. Interview with Nancy Hornberger, Philadelphia, United States.

Aleksic, G. (2016). Family literacy programme for Portuguese preschool children in Luxembourg: Interview at York University [Paper presentation]. Interview with Ellen Bialystok, Toronto, Canada.

Aleksic, G. (2016). Family literacy programme for Portuguese preschool children in Luxembourg: Interview in Toronto [Paper presentation]. Interview with Jim Cummins, Toronto, United States.

Aleksic, G. (2016). Family literacy programme for Portuguese preschool children in Luxembourg: Interview at CUNY, New York [Paper presentation]. Interview with Christine Helot, New York, United States.

Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (2015). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe. In Language, Education and Diversity Conference.
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Zmugg, R., Braun, A., Roelofsma, P., Thaller, W., Moeskops, L., Havemann, S., Aleksic, G., & Fellner, D. (2015). Personalization of Virtual Coaching Applications Using Procedural Modeling. In ICT4AgeingWell 2015. doi:10.5220/0005435600370044
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Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (2015). The Importance of home language for academic achievement of language minority children. In 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism.
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Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (March 2015). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Bilingualism, Malta.

Ferring, D., Dujardin, C., Schiltz Klees, L., & Aleksic, G. (2015). Final Report for Bilan Precoce 2015 for the Ministry of National Education, Childhood and Youth.

Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (2015). A meta-analysis on the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe. Review of Educational Research, 85 (1), 92-128. doi:10.3102/0034654314548514
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Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (2014). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe. In International Congress on Education, Innovation and Learning Technologies.

Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (June 2014). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Language Acquisition for Young Researchers, Lisbon, Portugal.

Aleksic, G., & Roelofsma, P. (2014). Final report of the effectiveness study in Virtual Coach Reaches Out to me project. Frankfurt, Germany: Frauhofer.

Roelofsma, P., Ferring, D., & Aleksic, G. (2013). Evaluation of V2me: A Virtual Coaching System for Loneliness Prevention and Intervention. In Medicine 2.0: Social Media, Mobile Apps and Internet/Web 2.0.
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Aleksic, G., Merrell, C., Ferring, D., Martin, R., Andre, L., & Klemenovic, J. (2013). Identification of predictors of emergent literacy. In The 16th European Conference on Developmental Psychology.
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Aleksic, G. (2013). Importance de la langue maternelle pour le development des enfants au Luxembourg. Science.

Aleksic, G., Ferring, D., & Martin, R. (2013). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe. In The 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism.
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Aleksic, G. (2013). A l'école les programmes bilingues sont très efficaces. Le Quotidien.

Aleksic, G. (2013). Virtual Coach Reaches Out To Me [Paper presentation]. Transnational AAL Info Day & Brokerage Event in Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Aleksic, G. (2013). Portugiesen im Nachteil. Luxemburger Wort.

Aleksic, G. (2013). Virtual Coach Reaches Out To Me [Paper presentation]. Invited Lecture at the University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia.

Aleksic, G. (2013). Doppelt halt besser. D'Lëtzebuerger Land.

Aleksic, G., & Ferring, D. (March 2012). Stay connected! Preventing social isolation and loneliness in old age by using virtual networks [Paper presentation]. Transnational and Networking Day in the framework of ICT-based Solutions for (Self) Management of Daily Life Activities of Older Adults at Home, Insbruck, Austria.

Aleksic, G., & Ferring, D. (March 2012). Stay connected! Preventing social isolation in old age: Potential of the ICT use in AAL [Paper presentation]. AAL Call 5 Info Day, Paris, France.

Roelofsma, P., Ferring, D., & Aleksic, G. (2012). “Where do we go from here?” – A preliminary evaluation of the EU Ambient Assisted Programs. Abstract paper of the AAL Forum 2012.
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Leist, A., Aleksic, G., & Ferring, D. (2012). Social media use in old age: User profiles, effects, best practices. Gerontologist, 52 (S1), 563-564.
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Ferring, D., Aleksic, G., & Roelofsma, P. (2012). “Why do we need it?” – An analysis of the affective-motivational factors in the use of assistive technologies [Paper presentation]. AAL Forum, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Aleksic, G. (2011). The reading and mathematics performance of language-minority children in Luxembourg, Serbia and Europe: Is school instruction in their mother tongue important? [Doctoral thesis, Unilu - University of Luxembourg]. ORBilu-University of Luxembourg. https://orbilu.uni.lu/handle/10993/15499

Aleksic, G. (July 2010). Integrate or drop out? A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of bilingual programs in Europe [Poster presentation]. Research Methods Festival, Oxfor, United Kingdom.

Popovic, J., & Aleksic, G. (2009). Theater and performance in Eastern Europe, the changing scene - A book review. The Journal for Drama in Education, 25 (2), 54-61.

Aleksic, G. (2008). Empathy, self-esteem, distress, and drama. Journal for Drama in Education, 24 (1), 6-14.

Aleksic, G. (2007). Are there cross-cultural differences in empathy, self-esteem and distress disclosure? [Bachelor/master dissertation, Unilu - University of Luxembourg]. ORBilu-University of Luxembourg. https://orbilu.uni.lu/handle/10993/32299

Aleksic, G. (n.d.). "Yes, I'm willing": Experiencing Culture in Intimate Intercultural Relationships. Information Age Publications.

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