Understanding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as a curriculum tool is suited to accommodating students from various educational backgrounds and learning styles through its emphasis on reflection, collaboration and self-assessment. This webinar will provide an overview of the CEFR and its principles and report on how the framework can be adapted for use in the US.
Gunhild Lischke is Senior Lecturer in the department of German Studies at Cornell University. She is Language Program Director and her academic interests focus on curriculum design, assessment and professional development. She enjoys mentoring graduate student instructors and watching their progress as teachers. She is a member of the Goethe-Institut Trainer- and Mentorennetzwerk.