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.

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

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). 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.
  • Feick, D. (2017). Interaktion und Partizipation in der Lernendengruppe - zur Entfaltung von Gruppenautonomie in Entscheidungsdiskursen (Interaction and participation in the learner group. Towards the display of group autonomy in decision making discourses). In G. Schwab, S. Hoffmann, Schön A (Eds.) Interaktion im Fremdsprachenunterricht: Beiträge aus der empirischen Forschung (Interaction in the foreign language classroom: contributions from empirical research) (pp. 33-45). Münster, Germany: LIT Verlag.
  • Feick, D. (2016). Methodenvielfalt in der Alphabetisierungsarbeit mit Migrantinnen und Migranten (Methodological variety in literacy training for migrants). Fremdsprache Deutsch: Zeitschrift fuer die Praxis des Deutschunterrichts (Journal for the practice of teaching German), 66-71.
  • Schramm, K., & Feick, D. (2016). Alphabetisierung mit Migratinnen und Migranten (Literacy training for migrants). In C. Loffler, J. Korfkamp (Eds.) Handbuch zur Alphabetisierung und Grundbildung Erwachsener (Handbook of literacy training and basic education for adults) (pp. 214-225). Münster, Germany: Waxmann.
  • Feick, D. (2016). Autonomie in der Lernendengruppe : Entscheidungsdiskurs und Mitbestimmung in einem DaF-Handyvideoprojekt (Giessener Beiträge zur Fremdsprachenforschung). Tübingen: Narr. Pages: 350.

Contact details

Office hours

Thuesday 2-3 pm

Primary office location

ARTS 2 - Bldg 207
18 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand