Education, School, and Behaviour

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The university focus "Education", which was established in 2008 alongside the focus "Religion" at the University of Erfurt, has developed dynamically in recent years and focuses on the interaction of research on education, school and behaviour. This involves research into the acquisition of competencies and the question of the conditions on which this acquisition is based. This concerns language and decision making development, questions of inclusion and learning as well as health and media. In its breadth of content, methodological diversity and homogeneity, the research focus at the University of Erfurt is increasingly interesting for young researchers. This allows for a constant reflection on structural developments in research and teaching, especially in the Faculties of Education and Economics, Law and Social Sciences, but also far into the Faculty of Philosophy.

Projects of the research focus (German only)

News

The extent to which cooperative learning has positive effects on professional and social learning has been addressed by researchers from the University of Erfurt and the University of Wroclaw (Poland). The results are now available and accessible to…

"Ego Development and Conceptualization of Inclusion-Related Possibilities of Action among Students of Educational Science Programs at the University of Erfurt" - this is the title of Alexander Leuthold's PhD thesis which has now been published at the…

The current corona crisis poses great challenges for teachers in Thuringia. Not only should adequate substitutes for teaching be realized. Teachers currently also have to find ways of fulfilling their educational mission - despite the distance. In…

Under the direction of Prof. Dr. Cornelia Betsch, Heisenberg Professor for Health Communication at the University of Erfurt, the Robert Koch Institute is currently operating a "COVID-19 Snapshot Monitoring" (COSMO) together with other cooperation…

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