Archive for January, 2009

Keep German at Fulton Schools

Harald Zils on January 20th, 2009 No Comments »

Zahlreiche Deutschprogramme in Nordamerika sind in diesen schwierigen Zeiten gefährdet. Die Schließung von zwei German Departments auf Universitätsebene hat im letzten Jahr für (berechtigte) Aufregung gesorgt. Aber darüber sollten die ... Read more..

soft morning, city!

Harald Zils on January 10th, 2009 5 Comments »

This is a very unofficial Welcome: Today, we have a soft launch for our new journal "Neues Curriculum." We will save the big Hellos for another day, for now our ... Read more..

Between Quantity and Quality: High Schools and the Iowa State University German Program

Kevin S. Amidon, Kris T. Vander Lugt on January 8th, 2009 1 Comment »

By Kevin S. Amidon and Kris T. Vander Lugt While anecdotal evidence has accumulated that high school German programs have suffered over the past twenty years and that this has had ... Read more..

College in the Schools: Connecting the University of Minnesota and High Schools

Virginia Steinhagen on January 8th, 2009 1 Comment »

By Virginia Steinhagen The University of Minnesota’s College in the Schools (CIS) German program is a concurrent program currently in its nineteenth year. The CIS program is accredited through the National ... Read more..

Responses to the MLA Report 2007 ‘Foreign Languages and Higher Education: New Structures for a Changed World’

Friederike Eigler et al. on January 8th, 2009 461 Comments »

By Friederike Eigler, Gabi Kathoefer, Lisabeth Hock, Charlotte Melin, and Karen Remmler The following contributions, including this introduction, are based on presentations for a roundtable discussion that took place at the ... Read more..

Teaching German Culture

Stephen Brockmann on January 8th, 2009 5 Comments »

By Stephen Brockmann I want to divide my discussion of teaching German culture into two parts. The first is a brief theoretical discussion of what we mean when we talk about ... Read more..