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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Carolin  Fuchs
Institution: Teachers College, Columbia University
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Homepage: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/index.htm?facid=cf2307
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Technology
Dissertation Abstract: Computer-Mediated Negotiation Across Borders: German-American collaboration in language teacher education
Academic Paper Abstract: Exploring German Pre-service Teachers’ Electronic and Professional Literacies
Pre-Service Teachers as Intercultural Learners in CMC-Based Collaboration: The case of The Literature Group.
Computer-Mediated Negotiation Across Borders: German-American collaboration in language teacher education
CMC-Based Model Learning in Language Teacher Education: A German-American telecollaboration
Strategies for Overcoming Challenges in Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Courses: A German-American teacher education project using FirstClass®.
The Potential of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) in Task-Based Language Teacher Education
A Call for Technology-Based Model Learning: German-American telecollaboration in language teacher education
Negotiating Over a Distance: The challenges of computer-mediated communication (CMC) in foreign language teacher education.
Community-Building and Group Negotiation Processes in CMC
Deutsch lernen mit ‘jetzt online’: Der Einsatz einer Internet-gestützten
Fremdsprachenlernen mit den Neuen Medien
Munich - Monterey Online: Integrating email and chat to foster reading and writing skills in a distance learning course.

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