Economic Education

Prof. Dr. Taiga Brahm

Short CV

After studying business education at the Universities of Mainz and Ghent/Belgium and working as a research assistant at the University of Kaiserslautern, Taiga Brahm complete her doctorate on the development of team competencies through computer-supported collaborative learning at the University of St. Gallen/Switzerland (2006-2010). At the same time, she worked as a scientific project manager at the "Swiss Centre for Innovations in Learning". Afterwards she was appointed to an assistant professor for higher education development by the University of St. Gallen, where she co-founded and led the Competence Center for Educational Development and Research in Higher Education (CEDAR). Since October 2016, Taiga Brahm holds the Chair for Economic Education at the University of Tuebingen.

Taiga Brahm’s research focuses the competency development of learners. For instance, she examines how students can cope with the transition from school to academic studies or vocational training. Furthermore, she investigates how (inter)disciplinary competencies can be promoted in economic learning environments and curricula.

selected publications

  • Brahm, T., Ring, M., & Rudeloff, M. (2020). Mögliche Ausgestaltung der reflexiven Wirtschaftsdidaktik für der Lehrer*innenbildung an allgemeinbildenden Schulen. Zeitschrift für Pädagogik, 6, 873-893.
  • Ring, M., & Brahm, T. (2020). Logical pictures in secondary economic education: textbook analysis and teacher perception. RISTAL. Research in Subject-matter Teaching and Learning, 3, 86-107.
  • Pumptow, M., & Brahm, T. (2020). Students' Digital Media Self-Efficacy and it's Importance for Higher Education - Development and Validation of a Survey Instrument.Technology, Knowledge and Learning.
  • Grewe, U., & Brahm, T. (2020). Development of entrepreneurial competences in minicompanies at schools. Education & Training, 62(7/8), 917-931.
  • Naeve-Stoß, N., Jenert, T., & Brahm, T. (2019) Fachbezogene Reflexion in der beruflichen Lehrer*innenausbildung. bwp@ Ausgabe 37, 1-20.
  • Brahm, T., Grewe, U., & Vogelmann, L. (2019) Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Unternehmensstrategie am Fallbeispiel eines internationalen Sportherstellers. Unterrichtspraxis zum Forschenden Lernens. Unterricht Wirtschaft + Politik, 2, 29-35.
  • Ring, M., Brahm, T., & Randler, C. (2019) Do difficulty levels matter for graphical literacy? A performance assessment study with authentic graphs. International Journal of Science Education, 12, 1-8.
  • Brahm, T., & Jenert, T. (2019). Untangling Faculty Minsinformation From an Educational Perspective: Rejoinder to "The Menace of Misinformation: Faculty Misstatements in Management Education and Their Consequences". Journal of Management Education, 43(4), 446-453.
  • Brahm, T., & Kühner, P. (2019). Faculty Motivation as a key for integrating sustainable development in Higher Education curricula. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, 13(2), 181-197.
  • Brahm, T., Jenert, T., & Wagner, D. (2017). The crucial first year: a longitudinal study of students’ motivational development at a Swiss Business School. Higher Education, 73, 459-478.
  • Coertjens, L., Brahm, T., Trautwein, C., & Lindblom-Ylänne, S. (2017). Students’ transition into higher education from an international perspective. Higher Education, 73, 357-369.

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