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Ricardo Römhild

Research assistant

Ricardo Römhild completed his studies of English, Geography, and Educational Studies at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena in 2015. He then worked as a Fulbright German Teaching Assistant at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA, before starting his in-service teacher training at Studienseminar Koblenz. After finishing the training and thereby gaining the second state exam, he worked as a teacher for German as a Second Language at Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium, Neuwied. He joined the English Language Education team at WWU Münster in October 2018 and has since been working on his PhD. His research interests include cultural learning & global education, education for sustainable development, as well as media & (documentary) film didactics.

Contact

Johannisstraße 12-20, Room ES 051
48143 Münster

Phone: +49 251 83-25628

Mail: ricardo.roemhild

  • Research interests

    • cultural learning & global education
    • education for sustainable development
    • media and (documentary) film didactics
    • global variations of English in the EFL classroom

  • CV

    2018 - present

    PhD Student (Dissertation project: Documentaries for a Change – Cultivating Global Citizenship Education through Eco-Documentaries in ELT [working title]; Prof. Dr. F. Matz, WWU Münster; Prof. Dr. Laurenz Volkmann, FSU Jena), Research Assistant, Lecturer at Chair of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

    2018
    Teacher for German as a Second Language, Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium Neuwied
    2016 - 2018
    Teacher Trainee for English, Geography, and CLIL; Second State Exam; Studienseminar Koblenz / Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium Neuwied
    2015 - 2016
    Fulbright German Teaching Assistant; Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA, USA
    2010 - 2015
    Student of English/American Studies, Geography, and Educational Studies; First State Exam [M.Ed.]; Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

  • Presentations, Guest Lectures, Workshops

    Presentations

    09/2021 [accepted] "Critical Discourse Competence – Examining a Central Goal of Foreign Language Education". 29th Congress of DGFF, University of Duisburg-Essen [with Anika Marxl]

    [accepted] "Stop teaching them to think like nation states! A Critical Perspective on the Status Quo of Cultural Learning in EFL Classrooms". 29th Congress of DGFF, University of Duisburg-Essen [with William Gaudelli]
    08/2021

    "Attention to diversity in German CLIL classrooms: Muli-perspective research on students’ and teachers’ perceptions of diversity-sensitive teaching practices". Symposium: CLIL for all? Catering to diversity in bilingual education at AILA 2021 – World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Groningen, the Netherlands, online. [with Frauke Matz, Philipp Siepmann & Dominik Rumlich]

    "Gained in Translation: A Reflection on Transnational Comparative Research in Foreign Language Education in the ADiBE Project". Symposium: CLIL for all? Catering to diversity in bilingual education at AILA 2021 – World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Groningen, the Netherlands, online. [with Helen Heaney, Frauke Matz & Philipp Siepmann]

    06/2021 ADiBE Video Guides. Vortrag im Rahmen der SIOE 3rd Biannual Conference CLIL 2021: The ADiBE Project. Addressing Diversity in Bilingual Education. Sheffield Hallam University, online. [with Frauke Matz, Dominik Rumlich, Philipp Siepmann & in cooperation with Christiane Dalton-Puffer, Ute Smith & Lena Katzinger]
    04/2021 Panelist at Book Launching Event "Charting an SDG 4.7 roadmap for radical, transformative change in the midst of climate breakdown“. vCIES 2021, 65th Annual Meeting: Social Responsibility within Changing Contexts
    03/2021 "CLIL for all? Bericht aus dem internationalen ADiBE-Projekt zur Differenzierung im bilingualen Unterricht"[Reporting on the International ADiBE Project on Diversity in Bilingual Education]. Bilingual AG NRW Spring Conference [with Philipp Siepmann]
    01/2021 "A Film Studies Perspective on Documentaries". Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies, Book Studies and Linguistics, WWU Münster, Germany
    06/2019 "'Immigrants, We Get The Job Done' - Cultural Learning through Hamilton“. 66th Annual Meeting of the German Association for American Studies: U.S. American Culture as Popular Culture, University Hamburg
    03/2019

    "Documentaries(,) for a Change? - Cultivating Global Citizenship Education through Eco-Documentaries." International Conference Educating the Global Citizen - International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital Age, LMU Munich

    [Poster with Anika Marxl] "Reading Websites Critically - A Guide towards Global Digital Citizenship." International Conference Educating the Global Citizen - International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital Age, LMU Munich; winner of conference poster prize

    "Documentaries (,) for a Change? - Der Einsatz von eco-documentaries als Beitrag zur Global Citizenship Education" [Employing eco-documentaries for Fostering Global Citizenship Education]. DGFF Youth Conference, University Gießen

    02/2019 "How (Not) To Create Empathy - A Critical Look at the Depiction of Environmental Injustice in Before the Flood". Workshop Teaching for Environmental Justice: Environmental Education and the EFL Classroom, University Würzburg, Germany
    01/2018 "Documentaries(,) for a Change?“. Hotspots in Literary / Cultural Studies, Book Studies and Linguistics, WWU Münster, Germany
    10/2018 "The Didactical Potential of Eco-Documentaries“. International Conference: Cultivating Sustainability – Education and the Environmental Humanities, University of Cologne, Germany
    03/2016 "Overcoming the Mental Wall - Heritage of German Partition“. Guest Speaker Scholars Program, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA, USA
    12/2015 "Optimal Use of Communicative Approaches in Foreign Language Teaching“. US Department of State Fulbright Mid-Year Conference, Washington, D.C., USA

    Guest Lectures

    01/2021 “Exploring Nigeria in 360° - Education for Sustainable Development through Digital Documentaries in the EFL Classroom.“ Guest Lecture Series Current Issues in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language, University Bonn

    Workshops

    03/2021 "Sprachmittlung im Abitur“. Spotlights in Foreign Language Education, WWU Münster [with Anika Marxl]

    "Nigeria im Abitur“. Spotlights in Foreign Language Education, WWU Münster [with Philipp Siepmann]

    “Nigeria im Abitur - Perspectives & Suggestions“. Städtisches Heribert Gymnasium Coesfeld [with Daniel Becker]

    02/2020 “Nigeria on Screen - Exploring Nigeria through Documentaries“. Learning with Nigeria, WWU Münster

  • Publications

    Articles

    - Roemhild, R. & Gaudelli, W. (2021): “Climate-Change as Quality Education. Global Citizenship Education as a Pathway to Meaningful Change.“ In: Iyengar, R. & Kwauk, C. (Eds.): Curriculum and Learning for Climate Action. Toward an SDG 4.7 Roadmap for Systems Change. Leiden: Brill, 104-119.

    - Römhild, R. (2021):“Climate-Change as Quality Education.“ In: Bartosch, R. (Ed.): Cultivating Sustainability in Language and Literature Pedagogy. Steps to an Educational Ecology. London & New York: Routledge, 13-26.

    Teaching Practice

    - Matz, F. & Römhild, R. (2021): A letter to my future self. Video-Performances zu Umweltproblemen Impulse für persönliche Reflexionen entnehmen. In: Englisch 5-10 (03/55), 12-15.

    - Römhild, R. (2021): "Experience, interact, immerse yourself! 360°-Filme zu sustainable development-Fragen in Nigeria reflektieren." In: Der Fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 169 [Documentaries], 33-39.

    - Römhild, R. (2021): "The growing giant - describing and explaining the demographic development of Nigeria." In: Siepmann, P. & Matz, F. (Eds.): AbiBox - Voices from the African continent: Focus on Nigeria. Hannover: Brinkmann Meyhöfer, 24-31.

    - Marxl, A. & Römhild, R. (2021): "An oil spill disaster - a mediation tutorial." In: Siepmann, P. & Matz, F. (Eds.): AbiBox - Voices from the African continent: Focus on Nigeria. Hannover: Brinkmann Meyhöfer, 44-60.

    - Römhild, R. (2020): "#FridaysForFun. Den eigenen Standpunkt in einem Interview zum Fridays for Future-Streik vertreten.“ In: Englisch 5-10, 49, 20-23.

    - Römhild, R. (2020): "Cue Cards: Good Morning, Good Night.“ In: Englisch 5-10, 49.

    - Römhild, R. (2020): "Just Food: Coping with the Crisis. Exploring Nigeria through a 360° i-Documentary.“ In: Englisch betrifft uns, 2/2020, 21-25.

    - Marxl, A. & Römhild, R. (2020): "'The Deniers‘? - Reading Websites Critically: www.beforetheflood.com.“ In: Englisch betrifft uns, 1/2020, 21-25.

    - Römhild, R. (2019): "#fakenews. Information Flow in the Virtual Universe" In: Englisch betrifft uns, 6/2019, 21-25.

    - Römhild, R. (2019): "Picking up Rocks'" In: Englisch betrifft uns, 5/2019, 7-12.

    - Römhild, R. (2019): "Changing Perspectives. From husband to wife in M. Bail's 'The Drover's Wife'" In: Englisch betrifft uns, 4/2019, 7-12.

    - Ernst, J. & Römhild, R. (2019): "Getting to Know a Human Rights Activist: Rosa Parks. From Adolescence to Adulthood" In: Englisch betrifft uns, 3/2019, 1-6.

    - Römhild, R. (2019): "The $20 Bill Debate. Forming an opinion based on internet research" In: Englisch betrifft uns, 3/2019, 21-25.

  • Current Projects