Sabine Graf studied German and English literature and language in Tuebingen, Germany and Yorkshire, England. After receiving her graduate degree, she devoted three years to working with music. She teaches at the Uhland Gymnasium in Tuebingen where she holds the position of „Studiendirektorin". She is part of a team overseeing curriculum development and quality control. She regularly tests students studying (Foreign) Language Pedagogy at the University of Tuebingen. For four summers she has taught seminars for teachers at the Deutsche Sommerschule am Atlantik (Rhode Island).
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GRMN6691 - Teaching Landeskunde
Methods of Teaching "Landeskunde"
3-week course, 2nd session, July 26-August 16
This course analyses and discusses various approaches to, and principles of teaching German language, culture and literary texts. Particular emphasis will be given to the following issues: self-perspective of teachers and learners, learning strategies, ethnographic projects, classroom interaction, literacy development, and the student as an active participant. The discussion will be accompanied by activities and projects that can be implemented directly in the language classroom.
Required texts: Landeskunde Deutschland 2012, Renate Luscher. Pedagogy