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Lost (and found) in translation: learning from German language educators

Doecke, Brenton 2016, Lost (and found) in translation: learning from German language educators, Changing English: studies in culture and education, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 202-208, doi: 10.1080/1358684X.2016.1203611.

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Title Lost (and found) in translation: learning from German language educators
Author(s) Doecke, Brenton
Journal name Changing English: studies in culture and education
Volume number 23
Issue number 3
Start page 202
End page 208
Total pages 7
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication Abingdon, Eng.
Publication date 2016
ISSN 1358-684X
1469-3585
Keyword(s) language and literature education
comparative educational research
standards based reforms
Summary This essay introduces two presentations (or Vorträge) by Ulf Abraham and Thomas Zabka that were originally published in the German journal, Didaktik Deutsch. I reflect on the complexities of translation and intercultural communication, and ask how we might meaningfully compare the policy environment of one country with that of another. In this era of globalisation and standards-based reforms it is easy to suppose that those reforms are the same everywhere. The essays by Abraham and Zabka, however, provide insights into a policy environment where debates about the importance of language and literature are being played out differently vis-à-vis standards-based reforms than is the case in the Anglophone world. I ask what we can learn from these essays, and how the insights they provide might be applied in an Anglophone context.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/1358684X.2016.1203611
Field of Research 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
1302 Curriculum And Pedagogy
Socio Economic Objective 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2016, the editors of Changing English
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30086246

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Collection: School of Education
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