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AI Integration: CCBE’s innovative teaching method

May 16, 2024

The Competence Center for Business English (CCBE) leading the way in integrating AI in instructional methodology: CCBE’s collaborative intelligence (= AI + human intelligence) language learning methodology for graded writing tasks was highly acclaimed at the 57th IATEFL Annual Conference. […]Read more on AI Integration: CCBE’s innovative teaching method

CCBE Embraces Gamification at the 8th GamiFIN 2024

April 17, 2024

In April 2024, Xiao Ming Zhu represented FHWien der WKW at the 8th GamiFIN conference in Finland. […]Read more on CCBE Embraces Gamification at the 8th GamiFIN 2024

Shaping the future of teaching: “Teaching Day | Inverted Classroom and Beyond” at FH St. Pölten

February 16, 2024

How should teaching be organized in the future? Which methods, tools and formats will be used? Silke Schwaiger from the Teaching & Learning Centre and Matthew Urmston from the Competence Centre for Business English explored this question at FH St. Pölten. […]Read more on Shaping the future of teaching: “Teaching Day | Inverted Classroom and Beyond” at FH St. Pölten

Meet-up with researchers at the ICLHE symposium in Vienna

November 17, 2023

Never stop learning! Xiao Ming Zhu and Catherine Prewett-Schrempf of the Competence Center for Business English recently spent two highly engaging days at the ICLHE Symposium hosted by the University of Vienna. […]Read more on Meet-up with researchers at the ICLHE symposium in Vienna

How meaningful is AI in teaching and exams?

July 3, 2023

At a presentation by our Competence Center for Business English at the 56th IATEFL Annual Conference in Harrogate, UK, the results and findings of an action-based research project with students and teachers from two undergraduate programs were presented. […]Read more on How meaningful is AI in teaching and exams?

CCBE team lesson plan published as book chapter by Routledge

December 19, 2022

FHWien der WKW’s Competence Center for Business English (CCBE) is very proud to announce its first contribution to a Routledge teaching resource book. […]Read more on CCBE team lesson plan published as book chapter by Routledge

Competence Center for Business English at “Business English Now” conference

December 13, 2022

Linda Slattery and Andrew Pullen, Academic Experts & Lecturers at FHWien der WKW’s Competence Center for Business English, traveled in November to Gdansk, Poland. There they attended the 35th annual conference of IATEFL’s Business English Special Interest Group (BEsig) – the world’s largest organization of Business English teaching professionals. The theme of this year’s conference […]Read more on Competence Center for Business English at “Business English Now” conference

CCBE at the 55th IATEFL Conference in Belfast

July 22, 2022

Simon Lehrner and Matthew Urmston from our Competence Center for Business English were proud to recently present at the most important annual conference in Europe for English instructors. They attended the 55th International  IATEFL Conference and Exhibition in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where they held a presentation entitled “Designing engagement: A case study for playful remote […]Read more on CCBE at the 55th IATEFL Conference in Belfast

Review of the 10th Austrian University of Applied Sciences Language Instructors’ Conference

June 27, 2022

Research meets practice - in person! The 10th Austrian University of Applied Sciences Language Instructors’ Conference was a truly memorable and rewarding experience for all who attended. […]Read more on Review of the 10th Austrian University of Applied Sciences Language Instructors’ Conference

CCBE goes UN

March 1, 2022

Together with a diverse group of external Business English lecturers, our Competence Center for Business English recently “left” Austria to visit the United Nations. After a guided tour through the main buildings of the Vienna International Center by our extremely engaged tour guide, we sat down for a very meaningful presentation of how labor relations […]Read more on CCBE goes UN