Process  Terms  Databases/search engine  Matches 
Step 1 



Search 1: Specific terms in English, French and German   concept analysis and of and competence,  Begriffsanalyse and von and Kompetenz,  analyse conceptuelle and de and compétence  EBSCO Host Library databases   concept analysis and of and competence (N = 20)  Begriffsanalyse and von and Kompetenz (N = 0)  analyse conceptuelle and de and compétence (N = 0) 
Search 2: Specific terms in English, French and German   definition and of and competence,  Definition and von and Kompetenz  définition and de and competence  EBSCO Host Library databases   definition and of and competence (N = 15)  Definition and von and Kompetenz (N = 0)  définition and de and compétence (N = 1) 
Step 2 



Search 1: Specific terms in English, French and German   “concept analysis of competence”,  “Begriffsanalyse von Kompetenz“,  “analyse conceptuelle de compétence”  Google Scholar   concept analysis of competence (N = 125)  Begriffsanalyse von Kompetenz (N = 0)  analyse conceptuelle de compétence (N = 0) 
Search 2: Specific terms in English, French and German   “definition of competence”,  “Definition von Kompetenz”  “définition de compétence”  Google Scholar   definition of competence (N = 7.110)  Definition and von and Kompetenz (N = 705)  définition and de and compétence (N = 310) 
Step 3 



Search excluding  exact duplicates,  specific competences,  lack of higherlevel concept  lack of differentia specifica 

 Total:  English: N = 9  French: N = 1 