DFG FOR 2385

Links and Functions
Language Selection

Breadcrumb Navigation


Funding phase 2

Facilitating diagnostic competences of biology teachers using simulation-based learning environments: Effects of prompts adapted to the pedagogical content knowledge and diagnostic activities of the learners and the role of these prompts in the course of teachers' study


PhD Candidates

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Project duration

2020 - 2023


In project 3, the role of macro- and microadaptive prompts for fostering diagnostic competences of prospective biology teachers will be analyzed on the basis of three studies. In this project we will not only investigate which kind of prompts are more effective for the promotion of diagnostic competences, but also how can prompts be adapted to the course of teachers' study. It will be examined which prompts need to be used at which point in the course of the teachers' study in order to foster diagnostic competences effectively. All three studies will be conducted using the video-based simulation environment developed in the first funding phase.

Current status

  • The first data collection of the longitudinal study took place in summer 2020. Currently, macroadaptive prompts are being developed and integrated into the video-based simulation environment. The macro-adaption is carried out with regard to the pedagogical content knowledge of the learners.