Dr Diana Feick

Dr. phil. (Leipzig, Germany); Magister Artium (Leipzig, Germany)

Biography

Dr Diana Feick is Senior Lecturer in German and Applied Linguistics at the University of Auckland. After gaining her Masters from the University of Leipzig in 2004, Diana was Lecturer of German as a Foreign Language at the National University of Colombia in Bogotá. She completed her PhD in 2015 at the University of Leipzig. Diana has arrived in 2017 from Austria, where she held a post-doc position in German as a Foreign and Second Language at the University of Vienna. So far, her vocation as a German teacher trainer has taken her to countries like Benin, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Greece, Mexcio, Spain, Togo, the UK and Vietnam.

Research | Current

  • Teaching and learning of German as a second/foreign language
  • Mobile learning
  • Digital media
  • Learner autonomy
  • Classroom interaction research

Teaching | Current

GERMAN 360 Advanced German Linguistics
GERMAN 760 Advanced German Linguistics
GERMAN 761 Advanced German Linguistics

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome inquiries from prospective students who are interested in topics related to my general research interests.

University of Vienna - Master of German as a Foreign and Second Language

Steger, Melanie (2017): Tablets im DaF-Unterricht. Eine empirische Untersuchung zu Lehrendenkompetenzen, Nutzungsverhalten sowie Chancen und Herausforderungen.

Pallauf, Sarah (2017): Sprechmut - Unterrichtsaktivitäten zur Förderung der Sprechfertigkeiten von DaF-Studierenden.

Qiu, Na (2017): Einsatz digitaler Medien im DaZ-Unterricht der Volksschule am Beispiel des Leseprogramms "Die fantastischen fliegenden Bücher des Mister Morris Lessmore".

Gila, Renata (2017): Interaktive Lernvideos - eine explorative Untersuchung der Chancen und Grenzen im DaF-Unterricht. (Diplomarbeit).

Responsibilities

Undergraduate Adviser

Postgraduate Adviser

Areas of expertise

  • German as a second/foreign language
  • Language teacher education
  • Digital media in foreign language learning

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Feick, D. (2018). Social autonomy and decision making in L2 group work. Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal, 9 (3), 280-305. Related URL.
  • Feick, D. (2018). Diagnostik in der Erwachsenenbildung (Diagnostics in adult education). In Grießhaber W, H. Roll, K. Schramm, Schmölzer-Eibinger S (Eds.) Schreiben in der Zweitsprache Deutsch: Ein Handbuch (Writing in German as a second language: A handbook) (pp. 247-265). Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Feick, D., & Dawidowicz, Marta (2018). Mehr als Alphabet - Förderung des zweitsprachlichen Schriftspracherwerbs von Seiteneinsteigerinnnen und Seiteneinsteigern (More than alphabet - promotion of second-language literary acquisition of lateral entrants). In D. Gebele, A. L. Zepter (Eds.) Deutsch als Zweitsprache. Unterricht mit neu zugewanderten Kindern und Jugendlichen (German as second language. Lessons with newly immigrated children and adolescents) (pp. 94-108). Baltmannsweiler, Germany: Schneider Verlag. Related URL.
  • Feick, D. (2018). Differenzierung weiterdenken: Lernortspezifik durch mobiles Lernen im Fremdsprachenunterricht (Think differentiation further: Learning specificity through mobile learning in foreign language teaching). Fremdsprachen lehren und lernen (Teach and Learn Foreign Languages), 47 (2), 84-98.
  • Feick, D. (2018). Interaktiviät beim Fremdsprachenlehren und -lernen mit digitalen Medien. Hit oder Hype? (Interactiviät beim Fremdsprachenlehren und -lernen mit digitalen Medien. Hit oder Hype), Tamara Zeyer, Sebastian Stuhlmann, Roger Dale Jones (Hrsg.) (editors) [Book review]. Fremdsprachen Lehren und Lernen (Foreign languages teaching and learning), 47 (1), 124-127. Related URL.
  • Feick, D. (2017). Emotionalität und Kooperation - affektive Aspekte von Gruppeninteraktionen (sichtbar machen) (Emotionality and cooperation. (Making visible) affective aspects of group interactions). ÖDaF Mitteilungen (Notices from German as a Foreign Language in Austria), 33 (2), 23-34.
  • Feick, D. (2017). Mobile learning of German as a foreign language in secondary schools. Paper presented at The Applied Linguistics Conference (ALANZ / ALAA / ALTAANZ): applied Linguistics in the New Millennium: Multiple Theories, Pathways, and Practices, Auckland, New Zealand. 27 November - 29 November 2017.
  • Feick, D. (2017). Social autonomy and decision making in L2 group work. Paper presented at The 18th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 23 July - 28 July 2017.

Contact details

Office hours

Thuesday 2-3 pm

Primary office location

ARTS 2 - Bldg 207
Level 4, Room 416
18 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand