Workshop 7

Knowledge Production and Circulation in the Context of ‘Teaching America’

Uwe Küchler (Bonn) | Laurenz Volkmann (Jena)

Location: HS XIII

Peter Freese (Paderborn)
Content vs. Competence? The U.S. in the Advanced EFL-Classroom

Carsten Albers (Halle-Wittenberg)
Teaching Demographic Facts and Statistics concerning the United States in the German EFL Classroom: Knowledge Production and Circulation of Critical Issues

Bianca Roters (QUA-LiS NRW, Soest)
Teacher Knowledge from an Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspective: Germany and the US

Filippo Carlà (University of Exeter), Florian Freitag (Mainz), Jan-Erik Steinkrüger (Bonn)
Disney Theme Parks as Knowledge Landscapes

Emily Petermann (Konstanz)
From the ABCs to the American Revolution: Constructions of Children’s Knowledge between Didacticism and Entertainment

Grit Alter (Innsbruck)
Mediation and Negotiation of Cultural Knowledge through Canadian Children’s Books

Philip Siepmann (Bochum)
Sharing Is Caring? – Teaching the Right to Privacy in the Digital Age through Dave Eggers’ The Circle

Maria Eisenmann (Duisburg-Essen)
Teaching America and the Use of Web 2.0 Tools Demonstrated by Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games