Projects

Jan. 2016 - June 2019

Workshop Inclusion und Heterogeneity in the BRIDGES project at the University of Vechta

Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)


Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2017

Inclusive Teaching of English in Primary Schools (I-TEPS study)

Funded by the University of Vechta


Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2017

Teaching English in Primary Schools (TEPS study)

Funded by the University of Vechta


Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2017

AILA Research Network in Early Language Learning

Supported through the Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA)


Nov. 2013 - Oct. 2016

Communicative meaning making processes in the bilingual science lab for pupils. A study of participants' perspective with a special focus on authenticity [Sprachhandlungsprozesse in der bilingualen Wissenschaftsvermittlung im Schülerlabor. Eine Untersuchung der Perspektive der Akteure unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Authentizität]

Funded by the programme 'Authenticity - Making science accessible in the science lab for pupils' at the Center of Educational Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany


Oct. 2013 - Feb. 2015

The Potential of Digital Media in Science [Potenziale digitaler Medien in der Wissenschaft. Arbeitsgruppe der Global Young Faculty III]

Funded by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr, Stiftung Mercator and Universitätsallianz Metropole Ruhr


May  - Aug. 2014

Communicating science on YouTube: Teilnahme am Fast Forward Science Wettbewerb

Clip: Je früher desto besser??? Englischunterricht in der Grundschule [The earlier the better??? EFL learning in primary school]

Funded by Stiftung Mercator as part of Global Young Faculty III


Apr. - July 2012

Creative methods for transcultural literature teaching. A blended learning course for EFL trainee teachers. [Kreative Methoden im transkulturellen Literaturunterricht. Ein Blended Learning-Seminar zur Qualifikation von Lehramtsstudierenden im Fach Englisch], Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (Project partners: Dr. Frauke Matz, Universität Duisburg-Essen; Michael Rogge, Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Funded by the Förderfonds Lehre of the Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main


Oct. 2011 - Feb. 2012

Fostering Learner Autonomy through Cooperative Literacy Activities

Funded by the programme "Wandel gestalten" of the German Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and the Heinz Nixdorf Foundation


Apr. - July 2011

An Ethnographic Approach to Intercultural Learning & Teaching: The ABC’s Model, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Funded by the programme "Wandel gestalten" of the German Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and the Heinz Nixdorf Foundation


Apr. 2003 - Sept. 2007

ADEQUA: Learning Strategies in self-regulated, text based cooperative literacy events in the context of English as a foreign language , funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG); project under the direction of Prof. Dr. Claudia Finkbeiner, University of Kassel, Germany, & Prof. Dr. Peter H. Ludwig, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany; Kassel Research Group 'Lehren - Lernen - Literacy'


Apr. 2003 - Sept. 2007

Online Course Companion (OCCO) - Online learning and teaching platform at the Universtity of Kassel, Germany


Sept. - Dec. 2004

Intercultural Teacher Training Online (Project partners: Dr. Do Coyle and Dr. Rolf Wiesemes, University of Nottingham, UK)


Apr. - Aug. 2004

Intercultural Teacher Training Online with the Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York, USA