Caroline Jäger

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2019-2020
PhD Student, Transcultural German Studies
Portrait of Caroline Jäger
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Caroline is an Austrian doctoral student in the Translational German Studies program in the Department of German Studies. She earned a BA in Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Tirol, and a MA in Literature, Cultures, and Language and a Graduate Certificate in Human Rights from the University of Connecticut. She works on the methodology and didactic systems used in foreign language teaching, with a special focus on teaching intercultural competence in second language classrooms. A speaker of four languages, Caroline has served as a teacher trainer in China, Korea, and Thailand, a European Volunteer for a kindergarten class in Palermo, Italy, and was a language teaching assistant in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, China, the United States, and Kenya.