Prof. Dr. Claudia Finkbeiner

Prof. Dr. Claudia Finkbeiner was Head of the Department of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning Research & Intercultural Communication at the Institute of English/American Studies at the University of Kassel from 1998 to 2023. Since 2006, she has been the president of the Association for Language Awarenessand since 2022 Committee Member of the Research Committee of the Literacy Research Association.

Main research areas

  • Language Awareness & Cultural Awareness
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Virtual Reality
  • Intercultural communication
  • Internationalization of teacher training
  • Didactics of English
  • Applied linguistics
  • Literacy research, reading research
  • Interest, motivation
  • Learning strategies, reading strategies
  • Bilingual subject teaching (CLIL)
  • Blended learning, e-learning
  • Holistic, activity-based learning