July 17th 2017

Maria Rabl receives MCI professorship

The Entrepreneurial School®, Innsbruck, honors Dr. Maria Rabl with the title of Professor

In appreciation of her achievements in research and teaching, as well as of her exemplary transf of research results into practice and her consequent contribution to the development of the university sector, Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) has recently conferred the title of Professor to Dr. Maria Rabl.

An expert in business education and management training, she has been working full-time in research and teaching for MCI since 2011. Since 2014, she has acted as project manager for business administration and HR development, and since 2016, she has been responsible for the bachelor’s degree programs in Business & Management.

From the very beginning, Rabl’s research activities have focused on different aspects of (higher) education for adults. Already in her diploma thesis, she addressed the characteristic features of adult learning and respective implications for didactics and the organization of teaching and learning. Her dissertation dealt with the significance of professional experience for the competence of teachers and lecturers alike. Rabl’s impeccable qualification is consummated with several years of experience as an employee in scientific projects and as a university assistant at the Department of Organization and Learning at the University of Innsbruck School of Management.

Her profound scientific qualifications and excellent teaching skills were also evident in her inaugural address on the topic “From teaching to learning: self-regulated learning in part-time study programs”, which Rabl held in English in the presence of her companions, colleagues, and students. Her talk demonstrated in how far teaching and learning have changed under the influence of new media, in particular, social media, and introduced possible learning models for the future to meet the ever-changing conditions and requirements of professional students.

The certificate of appointment was presented by MCI Rector Andreas Altmann, accompanied by the Head of Academic Council, Franz Pegger, Deputy Head, Claudia Mössenlechner, and Professor Bernd Kirschner, head of the Business & Management Department.

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