3. Day of English Didactics - 7. July 2017


Songwriters - Music & Poetry in Language Teaching
July 7, 2017
University of Augsburg

In what has become a well-established tradition, the Chair of TEFL at Augsburg University (Prof. Dr. Engelbert Thaler) and StD Ingola Seger of Regionale Lehrerfortbildung Schwaben co-hosted the “Tag der Englischdidaktik” for the third time in July this year. This whole-day conference is part of the cooperation project SchulUNA between Bavarian schools and the Chair of English Language Teaching at the University of Augsburg. This year, its aims were…

The 3rd TED opened with a triple plenary talk which addressed the conference topic from three different academic perspectives: from a teaching perspective (Prof. Dr. Engelbert Thaler), from a literary studies perspective (PD Dr. Eva-Sabine Zehelein), and from a media studies perspective (Prof. Dr. John Dean). In two successive rounds, conference participants were then able to choose between six different workshops that focused on specific aspects of the overall topic (Dr. Nina Bishara, Max von Blanckenburg, Prof. Dr. Maria Eisenmann, StD Udo Legner & Prof. Dr. John Dean, StR Christian Schulze & StR’in Claudia Maria Hugo, Prof. Dr. Laurenz Volkmann). The conference program also included a book exhibition by various schoolbook publishers. With a final meeting, a lively discussion and some closing remarks by the co-organizers the conference came to end in the late afternoon.

Conference Flyer 3. Day of English Didactics

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Conference organization and contact information:
Prof. Dr. Engelbert Thaler
Lehrstuhl für Didaktik des Englischen
Universität Augsburg
Universitätsstraße 10
86159 Augsburg