The Language Learning Log

We are currently experiencing a period of cultural and societal change in which foreign languages are more important than ever.
This language learning log observes and comments on everything that is relevant for foreign language learning.

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School shootings: the precarious fictionality of a discourse
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Autumn Events
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New Publication in Autumn 2018: Handbuch Methoden im Fremdsprachenunterricht
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Transmigration and English language learning
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Which language(s) of schooling for new arrivals?
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Connecting Literary Studies and Teaching Literature
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“Excellence in School Education”: regional kick-off conferences
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Worldbuilding: Creating fantastic worlds

Autumn Events

In autumn, there are two interesting upcoming conferences to which I will contribute talks on two of my major research areas. The first one is the 6th Münster Congress of Education titled Promoting talent, enhancing performance, developing educational justice for all at the International Centre for Talent Research in Münster. September 19-22, 2018. For my […]

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Transmigration and English language learning

When we consider the proliferation and influence of English-language media, culture, business and politics we can see that English is a global language. In terms of numbers, Mandarin varieties likely outweigh English users, but the sheer global expanse of English is undeniable. And, increasingly, the global population is migrating. Currently, we are seeing levels of […]

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Connecting Literary Studies and Teaching Literature

In Germany, future teachers of foreign languages do not only develop their language proficiency, but they also study linguistics, literary studies and foreign language pedagogy (didactics, as it is termed in Germany). Since, at most German universities, all of these are autonomous disciplines, this raises questions of interdisciplinary correspondences, coordination and interrelatedness between all of […]

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“Excellence in School Education”: regional kick-off conferences

Currently, there is a series of regional official kick-off events of the Research Cluster “Excellence in School Education” (LemaS, ‘Leistung macht Schuule’) and the Project Schools in collaboration with the Ministries of Education in all of the Federal States of Germany. These regional meetings are the first opportunity for the researchers of the project and […]

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