Welcome to the work group Educational Research with Focus on Heterogeneity!

The research and teaching of our working group focuses on heterogeneity in educational processes: How is heterogeneity perceived in educational processes?

Which attitudes and beliefs on heterogeneity are shared by teachers and how do they affect their teaching behavior?

Which professional competencies are required when teaching in (culturally and socially) heterogeneous contexts. How do these professional competencies develop during academic and vocational education and training?

We pursue these research questions by employing multiple methods (e.g., questionnaire-based, experimental, large-scale) and integrating interdisciplinary approaches (e.g., from education or social psychology).

The current university teaching comprises courses on education science in teacher education degree programs (i.e., Bildungswissenschaftliches Begleitstudium) with a focus on heterogeneity. Teaching