Student Learning in German Higher Education

Innovative Measurement Approaches and Research Results

  • Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia
  • Hans Anand Pant
  • Miriam Toepper
  • Corinna Lautenbach

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Hans Anand Pant, M. Toepper, Corinna Lautenbach
    Pages 1-6
  3. Teachers’ Competence Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. M. Kunter, O. Kunina-Habenicht, D. Holzberger, D. Leutner, C. Maurer, T. Seidel et al.
      Pages 9-28
    3. J. König, A. Bremerich-Vos, C. Buchholtz, I. Fladung, N. Glutsch
      Pages 53-74
    4. C. Kuhn, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, A. Lindmeier, C. Jeschke, H. Saas, A. Heinze
      Pages 75-103
    5. C. Vogelsang, A. Borowski, C. Kugelmeyer, J. Riese, D. Buschhüter, P. Enkrott et al.
      Pages 105-123
    6. S. Lemmrich, S.-L. Hecker, S. Klein, T. Ehmke, B. Koch-Priewe, A. Köker et al.
      Pages 125-140
    7. L. Jenßen, G. Hosoya, A. Jegodtka, K. Eilerts, M. Eid, S. Blömeke
      Pages 141-162
  4. Generic Competencies and Their Impact on Learning in Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. N. Eckerlein, M. Dresel, G. Steuer, N. Foerst, A. Ziegler, B. Schmitz et al.
      Pages 165-179
    3. J. Jitomirski, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, S. Schipolowski
      Pages 181-220
    4. C. Schoor, C. Hahnel, N. Mahlow, J. Klagges, U. Kroehne, F. Goldhammer et al.
      Pages 221-240
    5. H. Münchow, T. Richter, S. Schmid
      Pages 241-260
    6. D. Krüger, S. Hartmann, V. Nordmeier, A. Upmeier zu Belzen
      Pages 261-280
    7. M.-T. Nagel, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, S. Schmidt, K. Beck
      Pages 281-299
    8. A. Falkenstern, U. Schwabe, K. Walz, E. Braun
      Pages 301-314
  5. Domain-Specific Competencies in Business, Economics and Medicine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. C. Michaelis, C. Aichele, J. Hartig, S. Seeber, S. Dierkes, M. Schumann et al.
      Pages 333-349
    3. C. Kühling-Thees, R. Happ, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Hans Anand Pant
      Pages 351-370
    4. J. Schlax, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, C. Kühling-Thees, S. Brückner
      Pages 371-399
    5. A. Kraitzek, M. Förster, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia
      Pages 401-429

About this book


This book offers a comprehensive overview of current, innovative approaches to assessing domain-specific and generic student learning and learning outcomes in higher education. The presented work from all projects of the KoKoHs program, the most significant research initiative in German higher education since 2011, describes established tools and empirical results.


  • Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Education – The KoKoHs Program
  • Teachers' Competence Development
  • Generic Competencies and their Impact on Learning in Higher Education
  • Domain-specific Competencies in Business, Economics and Medicine

Target Groups

Researchers, students, and all stakeholders of higher education policy and practice


Dr. Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia is Professor of Business and Economics Education at the Faculty of Law and Economics of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.

Dr. Hans Anand Pant is Professor of Educational Methods at the Faculty of Cultural, Social and Educational Sciences of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

Miriam Toepper is a research assistant at the Chair of Business and Economics Education at the Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz.

Corinna Lautenbach is a research assistant at the Chair of Educational Methodology at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Educational Science Education Research Higher Education Students University Germany

Editors and affiliations

  • Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia
    • 1
  • Hans Anand Pant
    • 2
  • Miriam Toepper
    • 3
  • Corinna Lautenbach
    • 4
  1. 1.Johannes Gutenberg University MainzMainzGermany
  2. 2.Humboldt University of BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Johannes Gutenberg University MainzMainzGermany
  4. 4.Humboldt University of BerlinBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer VS, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-658-27885-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-658-27886-1
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