Teaching in English Center & Lehrwerkstatt

Workshops and Materials for the Internationalization of Teaching

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Teaching in English Center & Lehrwerkstatt

In the Teaching in English Center you will learn methods that enable you to lecture competently in English while considering how to establish clear standards which take cultural differences into account. In our workshops you will receive advice and exercises on all aspects of the teaching process.

We offer individual and group coaching as well as workshops to help you with:

  • Adjusting your course materials to an English-speaking international audience
    • Making your presentations accessible and understandable(1)
    • Lecturing in English in a clear way
  • Communicating clear expectations (deadlines, project instructions, evaluation standards etc.)
    • Giving effective feedback on oral and written projects using our easy-to-adapt rubrics
  • Holding office hours
    • Dealing with difficult questions
    • Giving constructive feedback
  • Teaching with intercultural competence
    • Dealing with disagreement and controversy
    • Fostering comprehension and active participation in the classroom
  • Setting clear academic integrity standards (plagiarism and cheating rules) for students of various cultural backgrounds

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions

(1)Please note this is not a translation service. We help you adapt your lectures/ presentations/ slides/ scripts into English

This image showsGretchen Chojnacki-Herbers, M.A.

Gretchen Chojnacki-Herbers, M.A.

Academic employee (Teaching in English)
Coordinator for Arabic, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

This image showsLucy Blaney-Laible

Lucy Blaney-Laible

Head of the Language Center
Portuguese/Spanish Language Coordinator


Daniel Schäuffele, M.A.

Academic employee

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