Information about state exams

I am currently taking oral state exams in education/psychology on the following topics: heterogeneity, cognition and knowledge acquisition, motivation, teaching methods, teaching quality, language and learning. Please contact me no earlier than 12 months before the exam period.

I do not take written state exams.

Final theses

Hints and topics for final theses can be found here:

Mundt, E. & Hänze, M. (2022). Course characteristics influencing students' oral participation in higher education. Learning Environments Research. (open access).

Fischer, E. & Hänze, M. (2020). How do university teachers' values and beliefs affect their teaching? Educational Psychology, 40(3), 296-317. (open access).

Fischer, E. & Hänze, M. (2019). Back from "guide on the side" to "sage on the stage"? Effects of teacher-guided and student-activating teaching methods on student learning in higher education. International Journal of Educational Research, 95, 26-35. (open access).

Fischer, E. & Hänze, M. (2019). Bias hypothesis under scrutiny: Investigating the validity of student assessment of university teaching by means of external observer ratings. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 44, 772-786. (open access).

Fischer, E. & Hänze, M. (2016). Förderung schriftsprachlicher Kompetenzen durch semesterbegleitendes Feedback zu Studienbeginn [Promoting written language competencies through semester-long feedback at the beginning of the study period]. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung [Journal of Higher Education Development], 11(2), 63-79. (open access)

Hänze, M., Fischer, E., Schreiber, S., Biehler, R. & Hochmuth, R. (2013). Innovationen in der Hochschullehre: empirische Überprüfung eines Studienprogramms zur Verbesserung von vorlesungsbegleitenden Übungsgruppen in der Mathematik [Innovations in higher education teaching: empirical review of a study program to improve lecture-based practice groups in mathematics]. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung [Journal of Higher Education Development], 8(4), 89-103. (open access)

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