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wir182 - Subject specific pedagogy (didactics) in business administration and economics - selected issues on teaching and learning in vocational schools (Complete module description)
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Module label Subject specific pedagogy (didactics) in business administration and economics - selected issues on teaching and learning in vocational schools
Module abbreviation wir182
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Schwerpunkt Berufliche Bildung
Responsible persons
  • Rebmann, Karin (module responsibility)
  • Slopinski, Andreas (module responsibility)
  • Rebmann, Karin (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:
• describe complex teaching and learning arrangements in schools.
• analyse, develop, and evaluate complex teaching and learning arrangements.
• transfer their knowledge of complex teaching and learning arrangements to different teaching and learning scenarios.
Module contents
This module examines subject-specific pedagogical (didactical) questions with particular reference to vocational schools as places of learning. The module includes two seminars.

Depending on topicality and emphasis determined by the lecturer, the specific topics of the seminars vary. The seminars usually include topics such as: complex teaching and learning arrangements, for example case studies, simulation and business games, project work, role playing, constructivist teaching approaches, learning in simulated work-situations (e.g. office work, enterprise work), learning tasks.
Recommended reading
Blötz, U. (2003). Planspiele in der beruflichen Bildung, Bielefeld, Bertelsmann
Bonz, B. (2009). Methoden der Berufsbildung. Ein Lehrbuch (2. edition), Stuttgart, Hirzel
Kaiser, F.-J. & Kaminiski, H. (2012). Methodik des Ökonomieunterrichts (4. edition), Bad Heilbrunn, Klinkhardt
Rebmann, K. (2001). Planspiel und Planspieleinsatz. Theoretische und empirische Exploration zu einer konstruktivistischen Planspieldidaktik, Hamburg, VDK

Literature differs depending on the specific focus of the seminar.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Students have to take part in the seminars actively to fulfil the requirements of module wir182. This includes usually the regular participation in the sessions, the preparation and reworking of the content of each session (e.g. reading suggested literature, working on learning tasks), and giving presentations in different forms depending on the type of course.
The criteria of an active participation are negotiated and defined at the beginning of the course.
Module level
Type of module
Teaching/Learning method
Previous knowledge
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
term paper (20 pages maximum)
Type of course Seminar
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h