Wolfgang Hallet

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Digitality: culture and foreign language education
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Fact checker
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Ethnographic cultural learning
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Digitization: New Territoritory 1979
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Plan D for digitization
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Life under Corona as a complex task
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Learning in the cloud
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Homeschooling or digital distance learning?

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 the all the opportunities for […]

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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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Digitization: New Territoritory 1979

Recently I disposed of a Windows 95 PC, with 95 for 1995, an operating system that overcame the surface of DOS commands in the mid-1990s and visualized the complete usage. This is worth mentioning because the popularization of personal computers and the Internet use now goes back more than thirty years without any appropriate educational-political […]

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Plan D for digitization

The findings in studies on distance learning in Germany during the Covid19 lockdown period that are available so far are rather shocking: learning has often been unstructured, inefficient and in no way comparable to what is expected from orderly teaching processes in classrooms. Admittedly, empirical studies like the most recent one by the ifo Institute […]

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Life under Corona as a complex task

The Corona virus has significantly changed our everyday life. Since 16 March 2020, regular classes as we know them no longer take place. Instead, the new directive was to make learning possible through various online options, which poses new challenges for teachers as well as students and their parents, and in a 5th grade in […]

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Homeschooling or digital distance learning?

Right at the beginning of the corona virus-induced shutdown of schools, ‘homeschooling’ has established itself as a term for home learning in Germany in no time at all. However, In the cultural context of open education systems such as the one in USA, homeschooling is a concept in which parents, the family or other caretakers […]

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