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490118 PR Orientation Practicum (2019S)

Fachbezug: Geografie und Wirtschaftskunde

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 49 - LehrerInnenbildung
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 14.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 21.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 28.03. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 04.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 11.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 02.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 09.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 16.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 23.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 06.06. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Thursday 13.06. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course offers insights into teaching practice. Methods of monitoring, collecting data and its systematic analysis as well as introduction into practical research represent important content of the class. This basis offers a theoretical reflection of pedagogic practice and thus a confident but also flexible design of teaching for students.
Schools of cooperation will be visited and and class observations as well as teaching practices will be planned and conducted and reflected upon. Within the written planning and reflection of the teaching sequences, further questions which are relevant for the students' own tasks and goals regarding their professional development, also for other teaching subjects, will be formulated.

Assessment and permitted materials

- presence in class (100% compulsory attendance)
- tasks on the e-learning platform Moodle
- active participation in class and on Moodle
- conduction of all teaching practices, including discussions before and afterwards
- possible work assignments
- creation of a portfolio and its delivery on time

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This course provides an insight into the field of teaching as well as the job environment of teachers. Thereby, competences regarding professional development will be gathered, especially fundamental pedagogic abilities and skills will be acquired. Dealing with institutional environments of teaching and studying, taking into account fundamental problems of education and the research of teaching as well as common didactics and empirical teaching research are central topics. Own experiences and observations will be discussed from a theoretical perspective, integrated and reflected upon. There will be critical discussions about the functions of school and teaching in general, as well as central questions regarding teaching and studying within an educational context. Questions regarding the variety of different prerequisites of the "inclusive school" concept will be discussed and worked on, in order to be able to act accordingly afterwards. The knowledge gained will be applied and trained in practical phases. Also, theoretical and practical knowledge pertaining to the creation of social relationships and cooperative modes of working will be introduced, they represent basics of educational consulting. The students' own role perception, biography of studying and personal development will be reflected and the concept of lifelong education will be discussed.

Examination topics

Therefore, working with fundamental literature is necessary, this will be independently prepared within working groups in order to enable the students to do proper teaching observation and benefit for their own practical teaching experience. Within phases of reflection, the students' experiences from their practical teaching sequences, as well as before and afterwards, will be analyzed and worked upon together in class.

Reading list

Altrichter, H. & Posch, P. (20064). Lehrer erforschen ihren Unterricht. Bad Heilbrunn: Julius Klinkhardt.

De Boer, H. & Reh, S. (Hrsg.). Beobachtung in der Schule Beobachten lernen. Wiesbaden: Springer VS 2012.

Breidenstein, G. (2012). Zeugnisnotenbesprechung. Opladen, Berlin & Toronto: Barbara Budrich.

Darling-Hammond, L. & J. Baratz-Snowden. (2005). A Good Teacher in Every Classroom: Preparing the Highly Qualified Teachers our Children Deserve. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons
Breidenstein, G. (2008). Allgemeine Didaktik und praxeologische Unterrichtsforschung. In: Meyer, M. A. & Hellekamps, S. (Hrsg.). Perspektiven der Didaktik. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft Sonderheft 9 (2008). Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, S. 201 215.

Rabenstein, K. & Schrittesser, I. (Hrsg.) (2014). Beobachten. Journal für LehrerInnenbildung 14. Jg.(1). Wien: Facultas WUV.

Schrittesser, I. (2013). Die vielen Gesichter der Leistungsbeurteilung. Über Potentiale, Ansprüche und übliche Praktiken. Keynote ÖFEB-Tagung Leistungsbeurteilung

Vorschläge zur Vertiefung (optional):

Atteslander, P. (2010). Beobachtung. In ders. Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung. Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, S. 73-107

Esslinger-Hinz, I. & Sliwka, A. (2011). Schulpädagogik. Weinheim und Basel: Beltz.

Gruschka, A. (2005). Auf dem Weg zu einer Theorie des Unterrichtens. Die widersprüchliche Einheit von Erziehung, Didaktik und Bildung in der allgemeinbildenden Schule. Frankfurter Beiträge zur Erziehungswissenschaft. Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaften der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität: Frankfurt am Main.

Meyer, A.M. & Hellekamps, S. (Hrsg.). Perspektiven der Didaktik. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft. Sonderheft 9 (2008).

Schlömerkemper, J. (2010). Konzepte Pädagogischer Forschung. Eine Einführung in Hermeneutik und Empirie. Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt:UTB.

Diederich, J. (1988). Didaktisches Denken. Eine Einführung in Anspruch und Aufgabe, Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Allgemeinen Didaktik. Weinheim und München: Juventa.

Kiper, H. & Mischke, W. (2009). Unterrichtsplanung. Weinheim: Beltz. Koller, Hans-Christoph (2008): Grundbegriffe, Theorien und Methoden der

Trautmann, Matthias & Wischer, Beate (2011). Heterogenität in der Schule. Eine kritische Einführung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Willingham, D.T. (2009). Why Don’t Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Association in the course directory

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