Changes in German Language Education, Blog Post #1: And So We Begin…

Hey everyone! Mike Schilling reporting from Byram, New Jersey. To anyone who has been checking this blog daily since my abstract post in April, I apologize; May and June have been two crazy months. Amidst all the craziness, though, were e-mails, interviews, book-collecting, and reading, all pertaining to this project, so your wait is now over. The products of my work so far (4 interviews, twenty-some textbooks on the floor of my bedroom, and a marked-up monograph on current language pedagogy) may not seem like much, but they have enabled me to lay the foundation for the house that will be my project (cheesy metaphors: 1, Mike: 0).

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