Tübingen School of Education (TüSE)

Digitalization in Teacher Education

Problem Statement/Objective of the Special Interest Group (SIG)

Digitalization affects all areas of society. The effective use of digital media in the classroom is considered as one of the central challenges facing 21st century society in shaping a successful education system. Those involved in education are aware that improving the technical equipment of educational institutions is not enough to ensure that digital media are used effectively in the classroom. This project aims to implement a comprehensive and long-term master plan for teacher education at the University of Tübingen. This plan is to enable the digitalization-related competences of teaching staff to be developed with a basis in research. In particular, research will be carried out on how and whether digital media can be used to facilitate subject-specific teaching-learning processes, and which conditions for success must be met for the didactically appropriate use of digital media.


Prof. Dr. Andreas Lachner, Educational Science with a Focus on Teaching and Learning with Digital Media


Prof. Dr. Taiga Brahm (Didactics of Economics and Economic Education), Prof. Dr. Carolin Führer (German Philology/Didactics of German Literature), JProf. Dr. Julia Hapke (Didactics of Sports), Prof. Dr. Uwe Küchler (Didactics of English), Prof. Dr. Christoph Randler (Didactics of Biology), Prof. Dr. Katharina Scheiter (Empirical Teaching-Learning Research, Leibniz Institute for Knowledge Media), Prof. Dr. Kathleen Stürmer (Teaching and Learning Arrangements in Subject Didactics), JProf. Dr. Jan-Philipp Burde (Didactics of Physics), Prof. Dr. Bernd Grewe (Didactics of History and Public History)