PhD Students

The Chair of Science and Sustainability Education conducts research in three teams on different focal points:

Team Teaching Science in Higher Education

Current PhD Theses

Karin Brown
Examining the Development of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) of University Teachers Through the Specific PCK of Revealing and Working with Student Prior Knowledge. 

Sara Petchey
Teaching Science at University

Team Nachhaltigkeit und Naturwissenschaften unterrichten

Current PhD Thesis

Stefan Baumann

Integration of ESD into Geography Education: Conception – Implementation – Evaluation – Transfer

Sarah Eberz
Science Education for Social, Political and Economic Participation

Completed PhD Theses

Dr. Simon Etter

Motivations of Citizen Scientists, the Accuracy and the Potential of Crowd-Based Data for Hydrological Model Calibration

Dr. Sofia Getzin

Education for Transformation – An Evidence-Based Analysis of Future-Relevant Competencies

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Kosler

Education for Sustainable Development and Scientific Thinking in Primary and Elementary Education

Team Alltagsvorstellungen und Conceptual Change in den Naturwissenschaften

Current PhD Theses

Sam Arkoful

Interactive and Inductive Teaching in Higher Chemistry Education

Patrizia Naber

How Children See Hidden Water: Virtual Water in the Conceptions of Primary School Students

Bente Orth

Educational Reconstruction of Material Flows – An Evidence-Based Development of Learning Opportunities

Completed PhD Theses

Dr. Hans-Peter Dreyer

From Substance to Light – General Education and Quantum Mechanics in Grammar Schools

Dr. Teklit Amare Habteselassie
Educational Reconstruction of Geoengineering Practices

Dr. Karin Huser

Landscape Changes and Landscape in the Perception of Student Teachers

Dr. Irene Lampert

Educational Reconstruction of the Anthropocene and the planetary Boundaries