Conferences & Events
The following conferences and events are organised and carried out by the Chair of TEFL:
International Conference 2019: Educating the Global Citizen. International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital Age
See also, International Conference 2017: Media Literacy in Foreign Language Education: Digital & Multimodal Perspectives
Munich Lectures in TEFL:
The Munich Lecture in TEFL is an annual event, presenting an outstanding international scholar.
2016: Prof. Victoria A. Murphy (University of Oxford): "Age isn't everything. Determinants of second language success in the early school years".
2017: Prof. Mark Pegrum (University of Western Australia) "Learning Languages and Literacies through Mobile Lenses".
Link to Mark Pegrum's Munich Lecture in TEFL (Video Online: Unterrichtsmitschau LMU)
One-day conferences with a practical focus addressing students, teachers and trainee teachers.
TEFL Lounges and Media Workshops
The aforementioned conferences and events are often undertaken with the support of the following projects and cooperations (see Research: Projects & Publications for more information):
Medi@TEFL is a media literacy project linking the different phases of teacher education. This project is funded by Lehrerbildung@LMU, by the QLB initiative (Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung) via BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung).
Teaching with AudioVisions
Teaching with AudioVisions is a film project that seeks to link the various phases of teacher education. This project is funded by Lehrerbildung@LMU, by the QLB initiative (Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung) via BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung).
The project "Kontaktstudium" is an interdisciplinary cooperation between English, German, Latin, and French. It is a joint format that seeks to offer and conceptualize cooperation seminars, conference days and teacher trainings. This project is funded by Lehrerbildung@LMU, by the QLB initiative (Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung) via BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung).
The next interdisciplinary conference day and teacher training of the project "Kontaktstudium will take place on 20 July 2016 at the University of Munich (LMU), with a special focus on multilingualism in children's and young adult literature.
DocNet Language Education
DocNet Language Education is a doctoral colloquium that takes place annually in Strobl, Wolfgangsee, in Austria. This colloquium is organised in cooperation with the Universities of Graz, Regensburg and Klagenfurt. The last colloquium was held in May 2016, with 15 PhD students presenting their research projects in the field of TEFL. This year's visiting professor was Prof. David Nunan from Anaheim University, California.