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Winer term 2021/22: Project seminar groups work exploratively and with the help of advanced tools with extended metadata

As part of the regular project seminar for Master's students preparing for their Master's thesis, students dealt under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Christoph Bläsi in the winter semester 2021/22 on the one hand with issues surrounding extended metadata and on the other hand "instrumentally" with how to effectively process extensive unstructured data and present project results simply but "appetisingly" to fellow students and the public. The teaching project was gratefully supported by the Gutenberg Institute's Book & Reading Studies Department by funding research assistant Vanessa Möschner. Continue reading "Winer term 2021/22: Project seminar groups work exploratively and with the help of advanced tools with extended metadata"

No education without reading

According to a recent study by the Institute for School Development Research, only 72 percent of
of fourth graders can read well enough to have no difficulties in secondary school, to keep up in class.

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Lauer and Dr. Anke Vogel are researching the reasons and developing projects that actively promote reading skills.

Read the full article in the JGU magazine [in German].

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