Issue 2/2017, 109. Volume Page 163–174
The Augsburg Project “Promoting the Professional Competence of Teachers to Deal with Heterogeneity (LeHet)” – the Role of Digital Educational Media
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The Augsburg project in the context of the “Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung” [Quality Initiative for Teacher Education] aims at supporting teacher professionality in dealing with heterogeneity. One of four competence fields engages itself in the analysis and use of educational media with an interdisciplinary perspective. Coordinated by Educational Science/General Didactics, contents for the competence model by Baumert and Kunter were worked out in cooperation with various Subject-specific Didactics, aiming at competence regarding digital educational media. In teacher-training courses in Educational Science as well as in paired teaching with Subject-specific Didactics students are taught and practically trained in knowledge-fields and knowledge-facets. An evaluation study will investigate the effectiveness of the respective courses.
Quality Initiative for Teacher Education, digital educational media, media competency, professional knowledge, Augsburg Framework for the Analysis and Evaluation of Educational Media, language skills, online-based writing competence