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There are different perspectives. We research collaboratively.

In our network, researchers who are experts both in subject-matter teaching and learning research and the natural, cultural or social sciences, the arts or physical education, meet on equal terms with researchers who are experts in educational science, psychology or sociology.

Speaker

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Renkl (KeBU speaker)

  • Cognitive learning processes
  • Example-based learning

  • learning by reflective writing

Prof. Dr. Timo Leuders (KeBU speaker)

  • Meaningful mathematics learning

  • Modelling mathematical competences

  • Subject-related competence acquisition in teacher education

Prof. Dr. Matthias Nückles (Co-speaker)

  • Expert-lay-communication and tutoring

  • Self-regulated learning through writing

  • Cognitive learning strategies and learning processes

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Katharina Loibl (Co-speaker)

  • Instructional models and cognitive learning processes

  • learning from errors
  • Diagnostic competence

Management

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Dr. Michael Wiedmann

Prorectorate Research

University of Education Freiburg

University of Education Freiburg
Prorectorate Research
Kunzenweg 21
79117 Freiburg
E-mail: michael.wiedmann[atnospam]ph-freiburg.de

KeBU members

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Prof. Dr. Uwe Bittlingmayer

  • Educational research on inequality

  • Functional illiteracy
  • Development and evaluation of extracurricular skills development programs
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Prof. Dr. Georg Brunner

  • Didactic principles and development of teaching models / teaching research

  • Sociology of music (e.g. youth cultures, right-wing rock, fan chants)

  • Bavarian music history

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Martin Buck

  • Epoch-specific historical learning

  • Middle Ages and Modernity (Medieval Didactics)

  • Text and Edition Studies

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  • Education and social inequalities

  • spatial education research

  • Geography of knowledge

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Prof. Dr. Bettina Fritzsche

  • Reconstructive and comparative educational research

  • Ethnography and videography of pedagogical practices

  • Heterogeneity and inequality

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Prof. Dr. Petra Gretsch

  • Visualizations of language and linguistic structures

  • Development of conceptual/medial writing

  • (Multi-) language education in day care facilities and schools

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  • Meaningful mathematics learning

  • Cognitive activation in mathematics education
  • Learning strategy use in writing

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Prof. Dr. Susanne Koerber

  • Scientific thinking

  • Social Cognition and Theory of Mind

  • Curiosity

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Köpfer

  • Inclusive school and classroom research

  • Learning spaces & barriers to learning

  • Reconstructive research on inclusion and differences

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Kotthoff

  • Educational system comparisons

  • Effectiveness studies on the implementation of “new” steering instruments in the education system

  • European education policy

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Prof. Dr. Josef Künsting

  • Self-regulated learning and instructional support

  • Motivational-affective characteristics and teaching-learning processes

  • Classroom research / Teacher research

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  • Mathematical modelling and real-world connections in mathematics education

  • Epistomological beliefs of teachers and students

  • International cooperation in teacher professionalization

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  • Quality development and professionalization of teachers

  • Modelling of competences in the field of physical working methods

  • Physics education research

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Mischo

  • Early childhood education professionalization research

  • Subjective theories of teachers

  • Classroom research

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Prof. Dr. Isabelle Mordellet-Roggenbuck

  • Multilingual foreign language acquisition, multilingual didactics

  • Intercomprehensive teaching and learning methods in foreign language teaching

  • Combination of linguistics and foreign language didactics

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Prof. Dr. Josef Nerb

  • Social, cognitive, emotional and motivational processes of learning and teaching

  • Competence diagnostics in the field of natural sciences

  • Education for sustainable development

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Prof. Dr. Rolf Plötzner

  • Learning Strategies

  • Learning with animations

  • Self-regulated learning with multimedia

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  • Education for sustainable development

  • Supporting the development of systemic thinking

  • Biology education research

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Prof. Dr. Wolfram Rollett

  • School development processes / all-day school research

  • Cognitive and motivational modelling of learning processes

  • Effort avoidance motivation

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Katja Scharenberg

  • Inclusion and heterogeneity

  • Educational pathways and transitions

  • Differential learning and development millieus in the school context
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Prof. Dr. Albert Scherr

  • Qualitative educational research

  • Social inequality and discrimination in school and out-of-school education

  • Social work as an educational actor

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  • Biology education

  • Diagnostic competence and tutoring

  • Health education in school and out-of-school settings

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Prof. Dr. Markus Wirtz

  • Competence modelling and competence assessment

  • Development and validation of IRT-based assessment methods

  • Application of statistical and psychometric models in evaluation studies

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  • Mathematical thinking of students

  • Individualized learning in mathematics lessons

  • Early mathematical education

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  • Metacomprehension

  • Effectiveness of 1-on-1 tutoring

  • Science Communication

  • Learning and autism