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“The Game is the Mode of our Time“

Irrespective of whichever part of the world we are currently regarding, everything appears to be becoming more playful in the estimation of literary scholar and games researcher Felix Schniz, who is working as a PreDoc Scientist at the Department of English and American Studies while pursuing his doctoral degree. In his studies, he explores the experiences that are gained while playing video games.

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Neue Lernplattform für das Schreiben in einer Fremdsprache

Geht es darum, in einer Fremdsprache eine Bewerbung, ein Reklamationsschreiben oder einen Leserbrief zu verfassen, kommt bei vielen Unbehagen auf. Eine neu entwickelte Lernplattform mit dem Titel „Wrilab2“ soll dem nun mit speziell entwickelten Übungsprogrammen für das Schreiben in den Fremdsprachen Tschechisch, Deutsch, Italienisch und Slowenisch Abhilfe schaffen. Unterstützt wurde das Projekt von der Europäischen Kommission (Lifelong Learning Programme).

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Shaping digital creativity – with laptops, smartphones and other technology

Christian Kruschitz is researching how companies use digital media and applications to shape the workplace, by looking at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) currently undergoing digital transformations in Carinthia, Austria.

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Allow us to introduce: Fräulein Flora

Eva Krallinger-Gruber, from Salzburg, studied Journalism and Communication Studies at AAU. She has worked in France, Belgium, America and Switzerland. Now she is her own boss, and spends her time showing what Salzburg has to offer in the online city magazine ‘Fräulein Floras Favourite Hangouts’. She runs the blog together with her husband and is planning to publish her own magazine soon. In the interview she explains why she chose to study in Klagenfurt and what advice she would give to students today. Read more