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Mag. Dr. Nina Hover-Reisner

Head of Degree Program in Early Education and Care


T: +43 1 606 68 77-3231
F: +43 1 606 68 77-3239

Room: S.4.16
Kelsenstraße 2
1030 Wien

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Lectures 2022/23

Social Work

> Professional English ILV
Social Management in Early Education and Care more

Professional English ILV

Lector: Nina Šmon, BA

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

We will work on field related English texts and look for information on international organizations relevant to ECEC. We will discuss international journals, early childhood curricula and policy documents. Language
awareness regarding the problems of translation of field specific terms into English/German will guide us throughout the course.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Active participation in class: 40%
Oral presentations in class: 30%
Written summaries and statements: 30%

Teaching methods

There will be a mix of theoretical input, lectures and discussions in class combined with team and group work. During group work and by writing summaries and personal statements students will do an in-depth study of the texts.

Language

German

> Principles of pedagogical methods ILV
Social Management in Early Education and Care more

Principles of pedagogical methods ILV

Lector: Mag.a Dr.in Nina Hover-Reisner

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

The course focuses on the question of how adults learn and which factors are conducive to or even hinder the stimulation and implementation of learning processes.
- Gathering and discussing assessments of your own learning process
- Approach to the understanding of learning processes of individuals and also of the group
- Working out and analyzing ambiguities or “puzzles” related to learning phenomena and especially learning difficulties with a special focus on learning resistance
- Conveying and discussing specialist and experience knowledge on the subject areas of role finding, curriculum planning, teaching and learning activities and didactic methods, blended learning, feedback cultures, performance assessment and teaching in the context of Bologna

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
participation in the reflection processes in small groups, writing a learning diary with entries on the personal learning process

Teaching methods

group work, presentations, text study,

Language

German

> Pedagogical diagnostics and concept development IL…
Social Management in Early Education and Care more

Pedagogical diagnostics and concept development ILV

Lector: Mag.a Dr.in Nina Hover-Reisner

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

- Testing the use of selected elementary pedagogical diagnostic methods (especially observation, documentation and evaluation methods) with reference to case material from our own pedagogical practice.
- Development of practical consequences that are drawn in everyday kindergarten life with the involvement of kindergarten teachers to be guided.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Presentation of an observation procedure (group performance): 5 points,
Written thesis (individual performance): 5 points

Teaching methods

group work, presentations, text study,

Language

German

> Instruments for the evaluation of educational proc…
Social Management in Early Education and Care more

Instruments for the evaluation of educational processes ILV

Lector: Mag.a Dr.in Nina Hover-Reisner

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

As part of the course, we deal with the basics of evaluation research (characteristics, goals, methods, design). We work out the specifics regarding the evaluation of (early) educational processes. An overview of the status of evaluation research in the field of early childhood education is compiled. Central questions and topics of the course are:
- Challenges regarding the evaluation of the complex subject area “Educational Processes"
- Status of evaluation research in the field of early childhood education and desiderata
- Forms and methods of evaluating (early) educational processes
- Basics for the design of evaluation studies

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Literature - reading and editing: 5 points
Expert discussion on the content of the course: 5 points

Teaching methods

presentations, group work, text study

Language

German

Publications

The publications of Nina Hover-Reisner written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.