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Current Research Projects

  • Finding and promoting talent at secondary school (TAFF) – evaluation and implementation Research.
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle, Dr. Katrin Valentin.
  • Project Collaborators: Dr. Marina Quiner, Theresa Zink

 

  • Learning processes and personality development through school and experience pedagogical settings in the project „Classroom under Sails“.
  • Scientific Director: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle.
  • Project Collaboration: Stefan Markus, Dr. Barbara Jacob, Dr. Zinaida Adelhardt. Cooperation partners: sailing ship. Thor Heyerdahl gemeinnützige Fördergesellschaft mbH, Luise-Prell-Stiftung, Staedtler-Stiftung

 

  • Dealing with social media and media withdrawal in the context of the school & experience pedagogical setting „Classroom under Sails“.
  • Scientific Director: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle.
  • Project Collaboration: Stefan Markus, Dr. Barbara Jacob, Dr. Zinaida Adelhardt. Cooperation Partners: sailing ship Thor Heyerdahl gemeinnützige Fördergesellschaft mbH, Luise-Prell-Stiftung, Staedtler-Stiftung

 

  • Case-based learning in teacher training.
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle, Prof. Dr. Joachim Kahlert, Prof. Dr. Ewald Kiel, Prof. Dr. Ludwig Haag.
  • Cooperation Partners: LMU Munich, University of Bayreuth.
  • Sponsors: State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts; State Ministry of Education and Culture

 

  • Reputation of Talents – a Cross Cultural Study (international comparison of teachers‘ expectations).
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Albert Ziegler (Germany), Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle (Germany), Marilena Z. LeanaTascilar (Turkey), Ugur Sak (Turkey), Mojca Jurisevic (Slovenia), Sheyla Blumen (Peru), Pedro Sanchez Escobedo (Mexico), Kyungbin Park (South Korea), Paromita Roy (India), Jiannong Shi (China), Xiaoyan Li (China), Wilma Vialle (Australia)

 

  • Learning in outdoor training: Promotion of key competences in the context of higher education didactics.
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle

 

  • Challenge, Sensation Seeking & Self-efficacy – a psychometric comparative study in an experiential educational context.
  • Project Leader: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle, Prof. Dr. Janne Fengler (Alanus University Alfter/ Bonn).
  • Project Collaborators: Stefan Markus

Completed Research Projects

  • Social and personal learning processes in climbing through a project-oriented teaching sequence on the subject of sport climbing; climbing project „Climbing high and always safe“.
  • Project Management: Patrick Matros. Cooperation Partner: Secondary school Abenberg

 

  • Inclusion Project „Challenge“: Opportunities of Heterogeneity for Learning and Personality Development.
  • Project Management: Stefan Markus.
  • Cooperation Partner: Disabled Sports Association North Rhine-Westphalia

 

  • Evaluation of the pilot project Teacher Training at Nuremberg Secondary School.
  • Project Managers: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle, Elvira Brandl, Stefan Markus.
  • Sponsors: State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts; State Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Bavarian Business Association

 

  • Effectiveness of teacher training.
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Joachim Ewald Kiel, Prof. Dr. Guido Pollak, Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle. Cooperation Partners: LMU Munich, University of Passau.
  • Sponsors: State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts; State Ministry of Education and Culture (750 000 € third-party funding)

 

  • „The adventure of occupations“: Early vocational orientation to prepare for the transition from school to work.
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle.
  • Cooperation partner: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Herschel Secondary School Nuremberg.
  • Sponsors: Bürgerstiftung Nürnberg, School Office Nuremberg

 

  • „Go ahead with the talking.“ Promotion of language, listening and self-competence in secondary schools with radio formats.
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Eberle.
  • Cooperation partner: Bayerischer Rundfunk, various secondary schools in Bavaria. Sponsor: Listening Foundation. mitsprechendurchstarten.de

 

  • „Learning to live“ Theatre and dance pedagogy, conception of all-day education in schools with a high proportion of migration (primary school, Hauptschule, Gesamtschule): Evaluation of the effects on self-concept and class climate.
  • Project Management: Prof. Joachim Kahlert, Prof. Burkhard Hill.
  • Cooperation Partners: LMU Munich, FH Munich, Pädagogische Aktion. lebenlernen.org

VHB Projects

 

  • Education at school (Virtual University of Bavaria).
  • Project Management: Prof. Dr. Thomas Eberle, Prof. Dr. Ewald Kiel, Prof. Dr. Andreas Hartinger.
  • Cooperation partners: LMU Munich, University of Augsburg. Sponsor: Virtual University of Bavaria