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Onco-mice and cloned sheep, drones and auto-automobiles, neuro-enhancement and prosthetic therapy: Is transhumanism a "movement that epitomizes the most daring, courageous, imaginative, and idealistic aspirations of humanity" (Ronald Bailey 2004), or rather "the world's most dangerous idea" (Francis Fukuyama 2009)? This volume attempts to elucidate what we understand by the term "transhumanism", what topics and problems we face, what media are suitable for classroom use, what lesson scenarios seem effective, what benefits we may reap, and what challenges we have to cope with when we teach transhumanism in English language classes.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Onco-mice and cloned sheep, drones and auto-automobiles, neuro-enhancement and prosthetic therapy: Is transhumanism a "movement that epitomizes the most daring, courageous, imaginative, and idealistic aspirations of humanity" (Ronald Bailey 2004), or rather "the world's most dangerous idea" (Francis Fukuyama 2009)? This volume attempts to elucidate what we understand by the term "transhumanism", what topics and problems we face, what media are suitable for classroom use, what lesson scenarios seem effective, what benefits we may reap, and what challenges we have to cope with when we teach transhumanism in English language classes.
  • Produktdetails
  • Studies in English Language Teaching / Augsburger Studien zur Englischdidaktik 10
  • Verlag: Narr
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 18495
  • 1. Auflage
  • Seitenzahl: 173
  • Erscheinungstermin: 31. Mai 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 146mm x 13mm
  • Gewicht: 282g
  • ISBN-13: 9783823384953
  • ISBN-10: 3823384953
  • Artikelnr.: 61349597
Autorenporträt
Prof. Dr. Engelbert Thaler ist Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Didaktik des Englischen an der Universität Augsburg. Seine über 650 wissenschaftlichen Publikationen befassen sich mit Verbesserung der Unterrichtsqualität, Lehrer:innenausbildung, Medien- und Literaturdidaktik, interkulturellem Lernen, Entwicklung von Lehrwerken.
Inhaltsangabe
ContentsEngelbert ThalerIntroductionA. TheoryEngelbert ThalerTranshumanism in Language TeachingRoman BartoschLessons in Relatability. Posthumanism and Literacy LearningKlaus BredlTranshumanism - More Than Human?B. MethodologyWerner DelanoyQuo Vadis Humankind?. Transhumanism, Posthumanism and Language EducationPeter HohwillerJohn Lanchester's The Wall in the Advanced Language ClassroomArthur Haberlach"Forever Young! I Want to Be Forever Young!". Teaching Yuval Noah Harari's Homo DeusNicolina PullmannGender Identities in the Age of Transhumanism. Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence Among Advanced Learners in Game of ThronesStephanie FuchsPlease, Download Your Identity Here. Transhumanism and the Concept of Identity as Promising Topics for EFL ClassroomsC. LessonsBen Maré DutschmannThe Concept of TranshumanismKatharina StarkTranshumanism in FilmsLorenz KörnerTranshumanism and ReligionBen Maré DutschmannHuman EnhancementContributors