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Dr. Nicole Auferkorte-Michaelis

Research Associate, ZfH, The University of Duisburg-Essen


Academic associate at the Centre for Research on Higher Education and Faculty Development, University of Dortmund since October 1998 (headed by Prof. Sigrid Metz-Göckel and Prof. Johannes Wildt).
Also employed at the FernUniversität Hagen since 2001 in the Faculty of Educational and Social Sciences and Humanities at the Institute for Educational Science and Research (Prof. Otto Peters) with emphasis on didactics of correspondence courses. Involvement in the further education degree Mediation in the department of public law (Prof. Katharina von Schlieffen).
From 1999-2001 further training on higher education didactic moderation and writing didactic moderation.

Focus of Work

Higher education in focus - inner-institutional higher education research on teaching and studying at the University of Dortmund / institutional research emphasising careers of students, degree progress and drop-out, professionalisation of degrees (dissertation of the same name University of Dortmund 2004).
Higher education didactic qualification.
Workshops for students in the areas of rhetoric and communication training, writing workshops.
Further training and counselling for teaching staff in the subject areas feedback evaluation of teaching, moderation of learning processes, teaching portfolio development.

Research and Practice projects (selection)

ChanceMINT.NRW – Karriereentwicklung für Studentinnen in Hochschulen und Unternehmen

Publications (selection)

Websitelink to my Publications


higher education, science, institutional research, higher education research


Social Sciences