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Konstanz Method of Dilemma Discussion (KMDD)

Moral Competence Research (MCT...)

Programm Evaluation, ITSE (Self-Evaluation)

Open Classroom, Individualized Learning

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"My" Moral Philosophers

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Moral Psychology Research annotated



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See also new publications on measurement and evaluation below

Fostering Moral-Democratic Competence

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Schillinger, Marcia (2006). Learning environments and moral development: How university education fosters moral judgment competence in Brazil and two German-speaking countries. Aachen: Shaker-Verlag. download

Lind, G. (2018). Demokratie-Erziehung. Online Journal: news4teachers. Teil 1 | Teil 2 | Teil 3 | Teil 4 ... mehr | Democratic Education (transl.)

Lind, Georg (2014-2017). Conversations and Lectures on Moral Competence at the University of California, Irvine
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Part I: "The Relevance of Moral Competence for Social Behavior." (July 2017)


Review by Prof. Richard Felder, Raleigh NC:

"I watched the first lecture, and was blown away by several aspects of it, not the least of which was the beautiful articulation and clarity of your English. I know you’ve spent a lot of time in English-speaking countries and it’s not surprising that you’re far above the level of most people who have learned English as a second language (or maybe it’s your third one—I don’t know). ... So, congratulations.
The content of your presentation was equally impressive. I was struck by the logic and clarity of your distinction between moral orientation and moral competence, and the importance of making that distinction whenever you discuss any aspect of morality. There were many other points that struck me, including your zinger about how understanding Trump’s supporters is more important than understanding Trump (I think a number of psychiatrists already have him pretty well figured out). Knowing my areas of interest as you do, however, it won’t surprise you to learn that the point that struck me most heavily was your short anecdote about the impact of moral training on students’ learning, even in a non-related subject like math. I don’t know if you plan to look more deeply into that phenomenon as part of your research, but I really hope you do—it could have a profound impact on pedagogical practices.
I’m really looking forward to the second lecture.. "

Part II: "The Meaning and Measurement of Moral Competence." (July 2017)

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"Dr. Lind, how did you get interested in moral competence?" Conversation with Dr. Georg Lind and students and staff of the UIC: (Nov. 2014).


Hemmerling, Kay (2014). Morality behind bars – An intervention study on fostering moral competence of prisoners as a new approach to social rehabilitation. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Lind, G. (2017). Moralerziehung auf den Punkt gebracht. Schwalbach/Ts.: Wochenschau-Verlag. more, Bestellung.

Lind, G. (2016). How to teach morality. Promoting deliberation and discussion, Reducing violence and deceit. Berlin: Logos.[This book uses "Moral ist lehrbar" as a basis but contains more findings, more graphs and discusses more international literature on the topic.] Pre-publication chapters

Lind, G. (2015). Moral ist lehrbar. Wie man moralisch-demokratische Fähigkeiten fördern und damit Gewalt, Betrug und Macht mindern kann. 3. erweitere, überarbeitete Auflage. Berlin: Logos. ... more
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Nowak, E., Schrader, D. & Zizek, B., eds. (2013), Educating competencies for democracy. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag. Flyer

Prehn, K. (2013). Moral judgment competence: A re-evaluation of the Dual-Aspect Theory based on recent neuroscientific research. In: E. Nowak, D. Schrader & B. Zizek., eds., Educating competencies for democracy, pp. 9-22. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag... more

Reinicke, Martina (2017). Moralkompetenz 4.0. -- eine Aufgabe der Schule? (Eigenverlag. Bestellung: m.reinick[ät] more

Reinicke, M. (2017). Moral Competence Reloaded. (Eigenverlag. Bestellung: m.reinick[ät] more

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New Publications: Measurement & Evaluation

Lind, G. (2017). Donders Dilemma. Ist eine internale und objektive Messung von Moralkompetenz möglich? Beitrag zur Moralforschertagung 26.-27. 1. 2017 in Leipzig. Universität Leipzig. ... Slides

Lind, G. (2016). Die Bedeutsamkeit empirischer Befunde: Statistische Signifikanz vs. relative vs. absolute Effektstärken. Erweiterter Vortrag. (überarbeitete Neuauflage mit neuem Vorwort) more [Effect sizes: statistical, practical, and theoretical significance of empirical studies. A continuously revised and corrected presentation since 1985; 2014 Version: in "Marktforschung - Das Portal für Markt-, Medien- und Meinungsforschung".

Lind, G. & Nowak, E. (2015). Kohlberg’s unnoticed dilemma – The external assessment of internal moral competence? In: B. Zizek, D. Garz & E. Nowak, eds., Kohlberg Revisited, pp 179-154. Rotterdam: Sense Publisher. ... more

Lind, G. (2015). The Art of Experimental Moral Psychology. Thoughts in Progress, Ideas for Research. Research paper. ... more

Lind, G. (2011). Verbesserung des Unterrichts durch Selbstevaluation. Ein Plädoyer für unverzerrte Evidenz. [Improvement of teaching through self-evaluation. A plea for unbiased evidence.] In: J. Bellmann & T. Müller, Hg.: Wissen, was wirkt. Kritik evidenzbasierter Pädagogik. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag für Sozial­wissenschaften. ISBN 978-3-531-17688-8.... more [access info ] password = "kohlberg"]

Lind, G. (2011). Selbst ist die Schule! Fremd- versus Selbstevaluation. Grundschule 4/2011, 24-26. ... more

Lind, G. (2009). Amerika als Vorbild? Erwünschte und unerwünschte Folgen aus Evaluationen. [America as role model? Desired and undesired consequences of evaluation.] In: T. Bohl & H. Kiper., eds., Lernen aus Evaluationsergebnissen – Verbesserungen planen und implementieren, pp. 61-79. Bad Heilbrunn: Julius Klinkhardt.
Vollständige Fassung mit den nicht publizierten Kapiteln über „Bildung und Evaluation in den USA“ und „Programmevaluation":
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