Universität Bielefeld

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Prof. Dr. Kirsten Berthold

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Postanschrift /
Postal address:
Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung für Psychologie
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld
Arbeitseinheit: 13 - Bildungspsychologie (Educational Psychology)
Raum / Room : U4-228
Telefon / Phone: (0521) 106 - 3102
Fax: (0521) 106 - 153088
Email:
Homepage: AE 13 - Bildungspsychologie

Student consulting hours

  • Please make an appointment via e-mail

 

 

Current Courses

Research Interests

Publications

Conference Contributions

Vita

Reviewer for Research and Funding Organizations

Reviewer for Academic Journals

Administration

 

 

Research Interests

  • Integrating motivational aspects into approaches in instructional psychology
  • Analysis and fostering of learners’ processing of instructional explanations
  • Analysis and fostering of self-explanations
  • Learning from multiple representations
  • Contrasting examples
  • Using learning journals to foster cognitive and metacognitive learning strategies

 

Publications

 

Conference Contributions

 

Vita

Educational Career
2006 Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Freiburg (Title of thesis: Learning from Worked-Out Examples: Multiple Representations, an Integration Help, and Self-Explanation Prompts all Foster Understanding)
1999 - 2003 Diplom (German academic degree) in Psychology / University of Freiburg (Title of thesis: Das Lerntagebuch als Instrument zur Förderung kognitiver und metakognitiver Lernstrategien [Using Learning Journals as an Instrument to Foster Cognitive and Metacognitive Learning Strategies])
1998 - 1999 Studied educational psychology (main focus: problem-based learning) and educational sciences (main focus: Educational Planning) at Lund University (DAAD fellowship)
1996 - 1998 Studied Psychology at the University of Kiel
1996 Obtained Abitur (German secondary school diploma), Gustav-Stresemann-Gymnasium, Bad Wildungen, Hesse, Germany
Academic Career
Februar 2015 Offered a W3 professorship in Educational Psychology with a focus on instruction and learning at Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (offer declined)
Oktober 2011 Accepted offer of a W2 professorship in Educational Psychology at Bielefeld University
August 2011 Offered a W2 professorship in Educational Psychology at Bielefeld University
Juli 2011 Successfully passed performance evaluation regarding research, instruction, and self-administration as a Juniorprofessorin at Bielefeld University with a top rating as a university teaching staff member
April 2011 Offered a W3 professorship in Educational Psychology at the University of Regensburg(offer declined)
Oktober 2009 - Oktober 2011 Juniorprofessorin (≈ Associate Professor) of Educational Psychology at Bielefeld University
April 2007 - September 2009 Akademische Rätin auf Zeit (≈ Assistant Lecturer) of Educational Psychology at the University of Freiburg
Januar 2006 - März 2007 Postdoctorate at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2003 - 2005 Research Fellow at the University of Freiburg
2001 - 2004 Instructor at Berufsakademie Stuttgart
1999 - 2003 Undergraduate Research Assistant at the University of Freiburg

 

Reviewer for Research and Funding Organizations

  • The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft / DFG)
  • The Icelandic Center for Research (Rannís)
  • The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

 

Reviewer for Academic Journals

  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognition and Instruction
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Educational Psychology Review
  • Educational Research Review
  • Instructional Science
  • International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology, and Learning (Member of Editorial Board)
  • Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology
  • Journal of Computer Assisted Learning
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Peabody Journal of Education
  • Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung
  • Psychologische Rundschau
  • Science
  • Unterrichtswissenschaft
  • Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie

 

Administration

October 2016 - present Member of the Academic Senate, Bielefeld University
October 2016 - present Member of the Rectorate Tenure Committee, Bielefeld University
October 2012 - October 2016 Faculty conference member, Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science, Bielefeld University
October 2012 - October 2016 Departmental committee member, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University
November 2009 - January 2011 Chairperson of the Master Degree Candidate Selection Committee, Bielefeld University
2010 - present Member of seven search / hiring committees