The LEngS-study (Längsschnittliche Evaluation des natur- und gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Sachunterrichtsstudiums der Universität Hamburg) aims to provide information on how to further improve the new academic training program for teachers of Primary Science and Social Studies at the Universität Hamburg. To achieve this goal, student teachers starting their studies in the 2020/21 winter term are questioned longitudinally during their first four academic terms using likert-scaled questionnaires. The main questions underlying this evaluation are the following:
1. Student teachers’ perspectives on the program:
1a. To what extent do student teachers perceive the Primary Science and Social Studies program as challenging/time consuming/relevant/aligned multi-perspectively?
1b. To what extent do student teachers feel that they fit in and identify with their training program for teachers of Primary Science and Social Studies?
1c. What organizational barriers do the student teachers face during their studies?
2. Facets of students' affective-motivational characteristics of competence and competence beliefs:
2a. To what extent do facets of students' affective-motivational characteristics of competence develop during their studies?
2b. To what extent do students' beliefs about facets of their own cognetive competencies change during their studies?
3. What are the motives of student teachers for choosing to study Primary Science and Social Studies at the Universität Hamburg?
Contact and Project leader: Dr. Markus Sebastian Feser