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Plädoyer für eine problemorientierte, lerntheoretisch fachlich fundierte ökonomische Bildung


  • Krol, Gerd-Jan
  • Loerwald, Dirk
  • Müller, Christian


In der Diskussion um die Frage, wie ökonomische Bildung im allgemeinbildenden Schulwesen in Deutschland verankert werden soll, wird der Stellenwert der Wirtschaftswissenschaften als Bezugsdisziplin aktuell kontrovers diskutiert. Wir vertreten in dieser Diskussion die These, dass die Anbindung der ökonomischen Bildung an die Ökonomik - verstanden im weitesten Sinne als Wirtschaftswissenschaften (economics) - für den Aufbau einer kategorial legitimierten und an Lebenssituationen exemplifizierten Fachkompetenz unerlässlich ist. Im vorliegenden Diskussionsbeitrag sollen zunächst die Bildungsrelevanz und der methodologische Stellenwert des Rational-Choice-Paradigmas für die ökonomische Bildung herausgearbeitet werden. Darauf aufbauend wollen wir deutlich machen, dass mit Hilfe ökonomischer Fachkompetenz ökonomisch geprägte Lebenssituationen besser bewältigt und die ökonomischen Dimensionen unserer Gesellschaft besser in übergeordnete Sach- und Sinnzusammenhänge eingeordnet werden können. Abschließend werden die mit einem an die Ökonomik angebundenen Ansatz ökonomischer Bildung verbundenen institutionellen und unterrichtspraktischen Herausforderungen skizziert.

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  • Krol, Gerd-Jan & Loerwald, Dirk & Müller, Christian, 2011. "Plädoyer für eine problemorientierte, lerntheoretisch fachlich fundierte ökonomische Bildung," CIW Discussion Papers 2/2011, University of Münster, Center for Interdisciplinary Economics (CIW).
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:ciwdps:22011

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