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Chair of Didactics of the GermanLanguage, University of Teacher Education, University of Applied Sciences and Arts North-western Switzerland (FHNW)

Chair of Didactics of the GermanLanguage, University of Teacher Education, University of Applied Sciences and Arts North-western Switzerland (FHNW)
Professur Deutschdidaktik
Pädagogische Hochschule der FHNW
Institut Primarstufe
Kasernenstrasse 31
CH-4410 Liestal
T: +41 (0)61 925 77 77
contact:
Katja Schnitzer, katja.schnitzer@fhnw.ch
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The Chair of Didactics of the German Language of the department Primarstufe is responsible for the teacher training of future primary school teachers in the field of majority language instruction. An important part of the instruction is the preparation for the work with multilingual and multicultural classes.

Research areas

  • Teacher training
  • Development and evaluation of teaching materials and study modules for the multilingual majority language
  • Accomplishment of research projects in the domain of multiligualism/German as a second language
  • Collaboration in a project od The European Council in the area of the multilingual majority language instruction

Keywords

Teacher training, Foreign-language didactics, Foreign-language learning, German, Didactics of multilingualism, Interculturality