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Austin, Gerhard – Unterrichtspraxis, 1971
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Cultural Context
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Stein, Jack M. – Unterrichtspraxis, 1974
Describes a two-semester General Education course called "Literature and Related Arts in German Culture," taught in German at Harvard University. (PP)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Course Descriptions, Culture, German
Michalski, John
This article comments on the use of radio, television, films, newspaper, and other printed materials to supplement existing programs and textbooks. Specific references to television networks and newspapers illustrate the type of cultural material suggested for classroom use. (RL)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Cultural Enrichment, Films, German
Alberta Education, 2008
This implementation guide is intended to support the Grade 4 to Grade 6 portion of the German Language and Culture Nine-year Program (the program of studies). It was developed primarily for teachers, yet it includes information that may be useful for administrators and other stakeholders in their efforts to plan for and implement the new Chinese…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Richardson, Diane – L2 Journal, 2017
Tolerance of ambiguity has been referred to as "the indispensable component of symbolic competence" (Kramsch, 2006, p. 251) and the recommendation was later made for college-level language instructors interested in emphasizing symbolic competence in their classrooms to "bring up every opportunity to show complexity and…
Descriptors: Ambiguity (Semantics), Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication, German
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Rasmussen, Ann Marie – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2011
This article describes an undergraduate, German-language course that aimed to improve students' language skills, critical thinking, and declarative knowledge of German history and culture by studying multiple manifestations of the legend of Siegfried the Dragonslayer. The course used web-based e-learning tools to address two major learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Cultural Literacy
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Smith, Terry L. – Foreign Language Annals, 1978
Describes a seminar held in Texas in which German teachers at all levels attended lectures and discussions on contemporary German culture and became acquainted with German citizens. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Cultural Exchange, Culture, Culture Contact
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Hajdu, J. G. – Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teacher's Association, 1978
Discusses the pattern formed by Germany's towns and cities, with some remarks on the changes in that pattern since 1945, and the major influences that have shaped the appearance and structure of the German city. The role of the motor car and the new low-density suburb are noted. (EJS)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Traits, Metropolitan Areas, Social Change
Harvey, Dexter; Cap, Orest – 1987
This learning module, which is part of a three-block series intended to help human service workers develop the skills necessary to solve the problems encountered in their daily contact with elderly clients of different cultural backgrounds, deals with German culture. The first section provides background information about the German migrations to…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counselor Training, Cross Cultural Training
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Bernstein, Eckhard – Unterrichtspraxis, 1976
Discusses the advantages of using children's stories in modern German culture classes. They are written in fairly simple language and transmit certain attitudes, values and behavior patterns, thereby showing how a society thinks. (Author/TL)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Course Content, Cultural Education
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Hahn, Sidney L. – Unterrichtspraxis, 1975
This article describes various attempts at teaching and learning cross-cultural understanding through workshops; preparing instructional materials, including magazine advertisements, to be analyzed; and interdisciplinary lectures and programs. Aspects of German culture are emphasized. (CHK)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Images
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Garrick, Natalie – Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers' Associations, 1976
The work of the Goethe Institute in teaching German to foreigners and in fostering interest in German culture is described. The desirability of a change in attitude in Australia toward foreign language study is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Educational Facilities
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Peters, George F. – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2003
The cognitive skills of beginning German students in high school and college outstrip their linguistic ability in the target language. In a proficiency-based curriculum, students communicate about familiar matters and everyday culture although they are intellectually prepared to consider more complex cultural issues. As a result, deeper culture is…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, German, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Clutterbuck, J. M. – Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers' Associations, 1975
Outlines a four-year program of German study aiming to give students a basic ability in spoken and written German, knowledge of German culture, and preparation for advanced German study. Study topics and textbooks are included. (CHK)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Guides, German, German Literature
Aubry, Carla, Ed.; Westberg, Johannes, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2012
The relationship between education policy and local practices is at the core of research pertaining to the history of education. In this volume, the authors examine this issue from a multitude of perspectives, presenting a broad and comprehensive picture of schooling on international, national and local levels. Three issues of great significance,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, International Education, Global Approach
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