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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Science – Practice – Research
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Exploring lifeworlds
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Internationalisation online: teacher education around the globe
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Methods in Foreign Language Learning
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Digital Distance Learning with an Old Master
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Digitality: culture and foreign language education
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Fact checker
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Ethnographic cultural learning

Exploring lifeworlds

The teachers’ cultural knowledge of the learners’ lifeworlds is a linchpin of all pedagogical efforts in school education and its educational theoretical foundation. In condensed form this setting occurs in the established principle of learner orientation, but also in many other concepts such as that of differentiation, adaptivity, or individualized teaching and learning. Learner orientation […]

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Digital Distance Learning with an Old Master

When the Corona pandemic required schools and universities to provide opportunities for distance learning in March 2020, TEFL lecturers at Wuppertal University faced a double challenge: New forms of digital distance learning for future use in schools had to be developed. At the same time, we had to enable student teachers who could not complete […]

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Fact checker

Fact checking is currently booming. This has less to do with a growing general interest in truth, on the contrary. Fact checking is an urgently needed corrective against the spread of lies, false truths and conspiracy theories. Questions about the reliability of news or information are a direct result of all the opportunities for digital […]

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Ethnographic cultural learning

One of the most important abilities that school has to teach young people is the ability to orient and position themselves in new or different cultural environments. This applies to each individual social environment in one’s own life world as well as to other and foreign-language societies. This usually happens rather intuitively: One uses one’s […]

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