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Rankin, Jamie – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 1999
Suggests that action research is appropriate for foreign language teachers because of its emphasis on research perspectives that are particularly illuminating in foreign language classrooms, tracing the conceptual contours of action research to set the stage for two case studies by graduate teaching assistants in German who engaged in action…
Descriptors: Action Research, Case Studies, Educational Research, German
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Lutcavage, Charles – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 1997
Outlines the development of a project which integrates HyperCard, interactive video technology, and the Internet into curricular units focusing on different aspects of Austrian Landeskunde within the German-language classroom. Explains the importance of teaching culture in foreign-language classrooms and presents strategies for incorporating this…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hedderich, Norbert – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 1997
Describes a three-year project devoted to fostering semester-long e-mail exchanges between American and German college students. Based on the tandem approach to language learning, peer tutoring via e-mail helped improve students' writing ability and cross-cultural competence. Presents types of writing activities and suggestions for setting up…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Mail, Foreign Countries
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DiBella, Inge A. – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 1997
Provides suggestions for developing Web-based lessons for German-language classrooms. Practical guidelines for finding and selecting materials on the Web are followed by suggestions on preparing the materials for classroom use based on students' levels of comprehension. A model lesson plan illustrates various components in a Web-based unit within…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, German, Higher Education, Instructional Materials
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Walker, William – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 1995
Discusses educational employment (EE) opportunities for students in German-speaking countries, and the implementation of EE programs by American colleges and universities. Also lists internship and EE opportunities administered by colleges, universities, and other organizations in the United States, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. (six…
Descriptors: College Programs, Colleges, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries
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Lutcavage, Charles – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 1992
Assorted techniques are offered for introducing authentic German video into the intermediate language curriculum. Television commercials, weather forecasts, and news programs are described as tools for enhancing listening comprehension and expanding students' cultural awareness. Various preparatory activities and follow-up assignments are…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, German, Listening Comprehension, News Media