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490003 VO Didactics and Classroom Research (2019S)

3.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 49 - Lehrer*innenbildung


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Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Dear students, if you have general questions please contact Ann-Kathrin Gegenhuber who will assist you.
Mail address: t.b.a.
If you have questions in terms of the learning plattform please contact Jasmin Mayer.
Mail address: jasmin.mayer@univie.ac.at
For exam dates see German section

Saturday 09.03. 09:45 - 12:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Saturday 16.03. 09:45 - 12:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Saturday 30.03. 09:45 - 12:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Saturday 06.04. 09:45 - 12:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß


Aims, contents and method of the course

Goals and content:
The orientation internship should enable accompanied practical experience and guarantee a structured introduction to school practice oriented to occupational research.
In this sense, the orientation internship and the accompanying courses pursue three goals:
1. an introduction to the basics of didactics and teaching research in the context of the orientation course lecture
2. research-based learning through observation and reflection of teaching within the framework of a proseminar accompanying the orientation internship
3. the direct involvement of the supervising teachers or mentors as organisational and personnel development measures and thus institutional gain for schools and universities through the creation of efficient cooperation structures.
Lecture and accompanying proseminar refer to a common text corpus. The obligatory basic literature is used as a basis for the module examination at the end of the semester. Further goals can be found on Moodle.
1. observe lessons
2. planning of lessons and classroom management
3. didactics from the point of view of learning: Learning research Revisited
4. feedback and performance evaluation
5 How do lessons work?
You can find more information about the content on Moodle.
Lecture, discussion, practice of class observation with the help of video recordings of lessons, self-organized learning with learning paths, self-check and flipped classroom elements.

Assessment and permitted materials

Type of performance assessment: Multiple Choice Test, MC and SC
Allowed aids: none.
30 questions: both Single Choice and Multiple Choice
For a positive grade, 15 of them must be answered correctly.
The calculation is based on partial points.
Enough: 50 - 64 correctly answered questions
Satisfactory: 65 - 79 correctly answered questions
Good: 80 - 90 correctly answered questions
Very good: 91 - 100 correctly answered questions

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Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Miminum requirements and assessment standard
Students have acquired initial skills in observing lessons and are able to independently carry out and document smaller observation sequences as part of their internship. They can distinguish between describing and interpreting observed teaching sequences.
They have gained initial experience in planning lessons and can link and justify their planning concepts as well as short sequences they have taught themselves with findings from teaching and learning research.

Examination topics

Examination material: Lecture and obligatory basic literature
Please note that the contents of the lecture as well as the compulsory literature are also contents of the accompanying proseminar.
You will find the examination material incl. the basic literature on Moodle.

Reading list

see German section

Association in the course directory

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