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Sabine Hoidn

title Dr.
name Sabine Hoidn
institute Institute of Sociology (SFS)
address SfS-HSG, Tigerbergstrasse 2, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone 071 224 3503
publications papers (58)
projects project entries (6)
School SHSS - School of Humanities and Social Sciences
university status postdoctor
position Bildungswissenschaftlerin/Postdoctoral Researcher

2009-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow in Education at Harvard University, Cambridge, US
Project video "Rethink Learning":

Since Spring 2007: (Assistant) Lecturer, Cultural and Social Studies Programme, Social Science Department, Prof. Thomas S. Eberle, University of St. Gallen, CH

2009: Ph.D. in Education (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dres h.c. Rolf Dubs) with long-term research stays as Visiting Researcher in Education and Management at Stanford University (US), London School of Economics (UK) and Harvard University (US)
main focuses Learning Sciences with a special focus on economics (teacher) education, self-regulated learning, learning competencies in higher education, educational management, new technologies, philosophy of social science and social research methods
fields of research Education Research and Learning Sciences
Higher and Teacher Education
Social Research Methods
further fields of... Management Education
Interdisciplinary Expert Collaboration
personal education Doctoral degree in Business Education, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland 
Teaching certificate for Comprehensive/Vocational Schools in Bavaria (2nd State Examination), Germany
University Diploma in Business Education (1st State Examination), Friedrich Alexan­der University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany 
Master of Human Resources, including vocational supervisor certificate, German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), Passau, Germany 
teaching activities Active learning: participating in learning communities (bachelor Level, fall)Inquiry learning: designing and writing a scientific thesis (bachelor level, spring)Scientific work and research methods in the social sciences (master level, fall)
awards Outstanding Reviewer Award, Management Education and Development Division, AOM (2015)
Outstanding Service to Management Education and Development Award as Division Re­search Coordinator 2014-2015 
Staff Mobility for Training Fellowship (6 weeks), Swiss-European Mobility Pro­gram (2015) 
Outstanding Reviewer Award, Management Education and Development Division, AOM (2012)
Marie Curie Fellowship for career development awarded by the European Commission (2009); Score: 95,3/100; 4,77/5
Publication grant awarded by the Dr.h.c. Emil Zaugg-Fonds, University of St. Gallen (2007)
One year research fellowship for prospective researchers awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2006)
affiliations Academy of Management (AOM)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
German Association for Educational Management
International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS)
Jean Piaget Society
Swiss LSE Alumni Association
Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA)
National Association of Postdocs (NPA)
Peace Action
UNA Switzerland (GSUN)
UNO Academia
editorial board 2014-2015: Technical Committee Member of the Higher Education Leadership Forum (HELF), Dubai, U.A.E. (
2013-2015: Research Chair, Management Education and Development (MED), Academy of Management
Since 2013: Research Consulting Editor for the Journal on Educational Technology Research & Development (ETR&D), Association for Educational Communications and Technology (IF: 1.085)
Since 2013: Committee Member, International Virtual Conference on Education, Social and Technological Sciences (
Since 2013: Founding member of Critical Exploration Press, Cambridge, USA
additional inform... Reviewer activities:
Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM)
Academy of Management Learning and Education (AMLE)
American Educational Research Journal (AERJ)
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA)
International Society of the Learning Sciences Conferences (ISLS)
Journal of Management Education
Journal on Educational Technology Research & Development (ETR&D), Research Consulting Editor
Organization Management Journal

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