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ERIC Number: EJ1029516
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0042-062X
Climate Change: A "Green" Approach to Teaching Contemporary Germany
Melin, Charlotte
Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, v46 n2 p185-199 Fall 2013
This article describes a newly designed upper division German language course, "Contemporary Germany: Food, Energy Politics," and two sampling methods of assessment for measuring parallel gains in German skills and sustainable development (SD) thinking. Second Language Acquisition (SLA) informed course design, key assignments, and multi-media teaching resources are discussed and presented. A content-based pedagogical model is advocated as an effective approach to creating a sustainability- and foreign language-infused curricula that make a valuable contribution to the liberal arts undergraduate education as a whole.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Higher Education
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Language: English
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