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Professor Holzberger conducts empirical research into education with a focus on learning and instruction. Adopting a psychological perspective, she examines school conditions and teacher competencies (e.g. teacher motivation and knowledge) as predictors of the quality of teaching. Professor Holzberger utilizes a wide range of methods for her research, from meta-analyses and reviews of existing research to empirical work based on analyses of large-scale data sets and research in experimental settings.

After obtaining a diploma in psychology at the University of Koblenz · Landau, Professor Holzberger completed her doctorate at Goethe University Frankfurt in 2013. She then went on to work as a research associate at the State Institute for School Quality and Educational Research, Munich, and as a postdoc researcher at the Friedl Schöller Endowed Chair for Teaching and Learning Research, TUM School of Education. Doris Holzberger has been Associate Professor of Research on Learning and Instruction at TUM since September 2018.


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