Third-Year German: Wald, Wetter, Wandel

Johanna Schuster-CraigMichigan State University This upper-division German language and culture course analyzes the natural world and our often unnatural technologies that interfere with the ecological order. Intensive work with texts and films dealing with forests, gardens, plants, natural explorers, pollution and atomic disaster. Image: “in the forest” by Wim Vandenbussche is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA […]

Asian-German Studies (German Quarterly subscription required)

Need help diversifying your German Studies course? This German Quarterly Discussion Forum (Winter, 2020) features ten scholars discussing the evolution, current state, and future of the interdisciplinary field of Asian-German Studies (access requires GQ subscription) Permalink: https://doi.org/10.1111/gequ.12127

Migration Studies (German Quarterly subscription required)

Need help diversifying your German Studies course? This German Quarterly Discussion Forum (Spring, 2017) features ten scholarly perspectives on how Migration Studies has impacted scholarship in German-speaking contexts. (access requires GQ subscription) Permalink: https://doi.org/10.1111/gequ.12033

Deutsche Welle Deutsch Lernen

https://www.dw.com/de/deutsch-lernen/s-2055 Wide range of resources for teaching and learning German for adults and younger learners, ranging from online curricula for A.1-C.1 to telenovelas (“Nicos Weg”), journalistic articles, “langsam gesprochene Nachrichten” and interactive games and quizzes. Image Source: Image Sources: https://www.dw.com/de/deutsch-lernen/deutsch-unterrichten/s-2233

UCL Holocaust Education Centre: Lesson Plans and Learning Resources

Holocaust Lesson Plans and Learning Resources – UCL Holocaust Education Centre https://www.holocausteducation.org.uk/teacher-resources/materials/ Project of the Centre for Holocaust Education at UCL (University College London). Includes classroom and online materials as well as resources for subject knowledge and pedagogical guidance. Designed for secondary schools but materials are useful for higher ed as well. Image: UCL Holocaust […]

Reimagine Belonging

https://reimaginebelonging.de/projekte/unerhoerte/ Reimagine Belonging is a collaborative project focusing on the US and Germany as countries of immigration. It provides teaching materials focusing on three thematic areas: Migration, Racism, and Identity and Belonging. Website includes extensive lesson plans, worksheets, a glossary, useful links, etc.

Diversity, Decolonization, and the German Curriculum

Diversity, Decolonization, and the German Curriculum (DDGC) is a forum that brings together scholars and practitioners at all stages in their career from North American and international institutions in order to answer questions about the place of diversity and decolonization in German Studies.

Grenzenlos Deutsch

Grenzenlos Deutsch is full-year curriculum that is intended as a no-cost alternative to current, more traditional textbooks in the field.

Reading Comprehension: Die Wolke

Worksheets and reading guides designed to pace students through their first time reading a German novel, Die Wolke by Gudrun Pausewang.