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2016-2018ZLF ELearning project of the University of Kassel / DAAD Erasmus+ project: International Online Collaboration: Research in Distance Learning
2015-2018"Multilingualism: The Use of its Potentials in Content
and Language Integrated Learning" - Sub project number 9 within action field III of the Quality campaign for teacher education (PRONET)
2013-2014Award for teaching innovation of the University of Kassel: Bilingual teaching and learning – A competency-oriented model for professionalizing the education of prospective teachers of the subjects English and French and history.
2012-2014Award for teaching innovation of the University of Kassel: A competency-oriented model for professionalizing the education of prospective EFL teachers by fostering literacy through strategy support: Reading strategies - A video-based approach.
Since 2012Founding member of the Center for Empirical Research on Teaching and Learning (ZELL), University of Kassel
2012German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Federal Foreign Office of Germany: International DAAD Alumni Workshop on Language, Culture and Literacy
2009-2012BMBF-Project (Project ID: 01JG0902): Promoting diagnostic skills of prospective teachers of English as a foreign language in a blended learning training. Focus: Supporting students’ use of learning strategies while reading English texts. Research assistant: Jennifer Friedrich
2009-2011Atlantis/ FIPSE: Dissemination and Adaptation of the ABC’s of Cultural Understanding and Communication (TRANSABCs). Project coordinator EU: Prof. Dr. Claudia Finkbeiner. Project coordinator USA: Prof. Dr. Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York, USA.
2003-2009German Research Foundation (DFG): Situationally adequate learning strategies in self-regulated, text-based cooperative literacy events in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom: Adequa I and II. Prof. Dr. C Finkbeiner, University of Kassel, and Prof. Dr. Peter Ludwig, University of Koblenz-Landau
2001-2005Comenius 2 Project: Modules of Bilingual Didactics and Methodology for Teacher Training (MOBIDIC). Prof. Dr. Claudia Finkbeiner and Dr. Sylvia Fehling
2001-2004Panel of experts of the DESI Commission: working in the project section led by Prof. Dr. Helmke, Landau
Since 1997International Literacy Research
1996-1998Ludwigsburg Project on explicit and implicit learning (together with Prof. Dr. Günter Nold and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bleyhl)