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11.04.2018 - Ulrich Trautwein, Waltraud Schreiber (University of Eichstätt) and Clemens Hillenbrand (University of Oldenburg) have raised funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The project „inKLUsiv Geschichte lehren: Ein blended-learning-Konzept für die Lehrkräftefortbildung (KLUG)" [Teaching History inclusively: A blended learning concept for teacher training] will receive around 160,000 € (Tübingen share) until March 2021

02.04.2018 - Benjamin Fauth, together with Jasmin Decristan (University of Wuppertal) and Hanna Dumont (DIPF), has successfully applied for funding from the Robert Bosch Foundation. The project „Adaptivität und Unterrichtsqualität im individualisierten Unterricht [Adaptivity and Teaching Quality in Individualized Learning Environments] will be funded with 260.000 € for the duration of three years (starting in April 2018).

28.03.2018 - Nicole Tieben has been elected to the Advisory Board of the PERSIST project. The project "Persistent Passion for Professional Education - Consequences for student completion and dropout" (PERSIST) is funded by the Norwegian Research Council. It was selected for funding as one of seven projects out of a total of 85 applications. LEAD Junior Reserach Group Leader Nicole Tieben will advise the project as an international expert.

23.03.2018 - New publication: Herbein, E., Golle, J., Tibus, M., Schiefer, J., Trautwein, U., & Zettler, I. (2018). Fostering elementary school children's public speaking skills: A randomized controlled trial. Learning and Instruction, 55, 158–168. doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2017.10.008

15.03.2018 - Gorden Sudeck, Oliver Höner, Yolanda Demetriou, Ansgar Thiel, and Ulrich Trautwein successfully applied for funding by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Their project with the title “Förderung bewegungsbezogener Gesundheitskompetenz im Sportunterricht – Eine cluster-randomisiert kontrollierte Feldstudie” [Promoting Physical Activity-related Health Competence in Physical Education – a cluster-randomized field trial] will be funded with a total sum of 252,000 € for the duration of 30 months.

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