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German studies in the United States

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Published by Published for Monatshefte [by] University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • German philology -- Study and teaching -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Walter F. W. Lohnes, Valters Nollendorfs.
      SeriesMonatshefte occasional volume ;, no. 1, Monatshefte occasional volumes ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsLohnes, Walter F. W., Nollendorfs, Valters.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPF3068.U6 G4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4883776M
      ISBN 100299970094, 0299970108
      LC Control Number76013346

      Participation on a preparatory course before sitting any of these recognized tests before studies must be a university prerequisite before your final admission in studies. In the first one, Rachel Halverson explores the impact of a seminar on teaching intercultural competence and how it allowed her to connect theory and practice. With permission of the DUS, some substitutions and exceptions may be possible. It confirms the equivalence of your foreign education certificate with the German Abitur. In their work they were guided by two main criteria: a content that was culturally significant and of interest to both students and instructors; and b content whose predominant textual manifestation reflected the discursive emphasis for that level. All official German missions in other countries have an official website online, along with their physical address and contact information.

      The concentration in German intellectual history draws on faculty members of other fields such as philosophy, history, government, anthropology, psychology, music, etc. Focus on speaking, writing, and the conversion of grammatical knowledge into reading competence for literary and scholarly purposes. Proof of being admitted in studies. Providing concrete examples from her home institution, she discusses curriculum development including study abroad and internship opportunitiesthe crucial role of broad-based advocacy for your German program, and collaboration across disciplines on campus as well as with high schools. Questioning the basis of the contemporary relevance and popularity of this material in light of questions of tragedy, individual agency, myth vs. Recent passport-sized photographs.

      Language Placement The German placement examination is administered online during the summer. Confirmation of registration. Computer science courses are increasingly available, but access to computers and other technology can vary widely. Propaedeutic course studies. At all levels, from kindergarten to university, critics have been calling for changes in the traditional way of running schools.


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German studies in the United States book

This is done by replying to the university admission office with a signed card. However, the number of school days per year is not that different: Germany: ; USA: In Germany, they are leading to a two step exam and certificate by the federal states of Germany cultural authorities, called the Staatsexamen "state exam".

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However, many schools in the former GDR still have cafeterias, and the advent of Ganztagschulen all-day schools in recent years in some states has required new school cafeterias. University degree awarding studies. Two central questions that arise immediately during this process reflect the fundamental steps that need to be taken to unify a curriculum: how to select and sequence content to be in synch with language acquisition goals; how to structure language instruction in a systematic way, particularly at the upper levels, to support the acquisition of content knowledge; Starting in the department embarked on a multi-year curricular reform project to address these questions.

Proof of being admitted in studies. Edited by Rachel J. In Austria the education system is more centralized, with the federal government in Vienna bearing the major responsibility for curriculum and the funding of schools.

A preliminary statement indicating the general area to be addressed and the choice of adviser should be submitted to the DUS by September 8, ; a three-page prospectus and a bibliography are due by September Modern German Standard GermanGerman dialectology 18th — 21st centuries In addition, the discipline examines German under various aspects: the way it is spoken and written, i.

Requirements of the Major The major in German Studies consists of ten term courses, including three advanced language courses, four courses in an area of concentration, two electives, and the senior essay. This means that at age 10 they must select either a Hauptschule, Realschule, or Gymnasium.

No credit granted without prior approval of the director of undergraduate studies. The German faculty works closely with undergraduates to develop their special areas of interest within the rich currents of German culture.

The processing time varies depending on the country and the German embassy you apply at. The Swiss cantons provincesin particular, have their own educational systems, and the education model varies quite a bit from canton to canton.

The impact of technology leading to broad and easy availability of materials, and the relegation of literature to being just one of many forms of cultural documents among the nowomnipresent visual media have also shaped the field in the new millennium.

Focus on the mastery of formal grammar. We investigate the stories and logics these events have in common. The student meets with the adviser at least one hour each week and takes a final examination or writes a term paper. Non-academic language course studies.

Students who have not yet taken German at Yale are expected to take the departmental placement exam, with the exception of students who achieved a score of 5 on the AP test in German.

A quota system known as Numerus Clausus means that competition is high; students must be at the top of their class if they want to study in a popular major.

Majors have gone on to postgraduate study in Germany and the United States, and many have entered top-tier law schools and graduate programs.

As a comparison, the content emphasis in the second-year course is on factors that play a role in one's coming of age e. You must get this document from the provider of such earlier academic degree.

Students may concentrate on a theme or in a historical period from the Middle Ages to the present. Exam dates. Extensive readings from the Brothers Grimm.The department is designated as a German Center of Excellence by the American Association of Teachers of German.

Master's Degree in German Studies. This program prepares students to analyze critically and synthesize various aspects of German Studies, such as literary studies, cultural studies, and applied linguistics, including studies in. The locations with the highest concentration of German Studies degree recipients are Chicago, IL, Providence, RI, and Portland, hildebrandsguld.com locations with a relatively high number of German Studies degree recipients are Norton Center, MA, Delaware, OH, and Middletown, hildebrandsguld.com most common degree awarded to students studying German Studies is a bachelors degree.

Focus on German Studies, a journal produced by the German Graduate Student Governance Association (GGSGA) at the state and status of identity in united Germany.

In addition to issues of East and West German identity, migrant literature, generational conflicts Book Review Editor Focus on German Studies University Of Cincinnati "ML German Studies scholar Veronika Fuechtner, film director Oliver Hardt and art historian Sven Beckstette discuss the concepts of racism and whiteness and sociological differences between Germany and the United States in this article.

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Times) Researcher Alex Stern, author of the new book. German studies concentrators spend at least one semester, and ideally a full year, in Germany. Germany's important contemporary position, cultural legacy and turbulent history at the center of European affairs make it an important topic of study for a wide range of interests: language and literature, government and diplomacy, international.