Assessing Subject-Specific Competences in Teacher Education in Mathematics and Economics

Welcome to the project website „Assessing Subject-Specific Competencies in Teacher Education in Mathematics and Economics – A Quasi-Experimental Validation Study with a Focus on Domain-Specificity (ELMaWi)“.

In a quasi-experimental validation study with pre-service and in-service teachers of mathematics and economics, the project ELMaWi (03/2016-02/2019; sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)) pursues two key objectives:

  1. to examine by means of innovative assessment designs the validity of the assessment of subject-specific teacher competency, that is, their knowledge as well as their ability to respond appropriately in challenging situations in the classroom, and
  2. to examine the validity of the modeling of domain-specific and generic components of teacher competency.

The collaborative project is a cooperation between the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education in Kiel (IPN, Department of Mathematics Education, BMBF-FKZ: 01PK15012A) and the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (JGU, Chair of Business Education, BMBF-FKZ: 01PK15012B).