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  • Vivien Heller University of Wuppertal



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Author Biography

Vivien Heller, University of Wuppertal

Vivien Heller is full professor in German linguistics and their didactics at Wuppertal University. She received her PhD in linguistics from Dortmund University on genre repertoires and argumentative discourse practices in families and classrooms. Based on ethnomethodology and multimodal analysis, her research focuses on interactional support and embodiment in language and discourse acquisition, both in family and classroom environments. Recent publications examined gaze and epistemic stance in children’s collaborative reasoning, epistemic ecologies in the classroom and academic discourse practices.


Couper-Kuhlen, E. &. Barth-Weingarten, D. (2011). A system for transcribing talk-in-interaction: GAT 2. Translated and adapted for English by Elisabeth Couper-Kuhlen & Dagmar Barth-Weingarten. Gesprächsforschung – Online-Zeitschrift für verbalen Interaktion 12, 1–51.




How to Cite

Heller, V. (2020). Transcription notation. Research on Children and Social Interaction, 4(1), 142–143.