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Kremer, Kerstin

Kerstin Kremer

Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
Biology Education


phone +49-(0)431-880-7207
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 112


2010 Doctorate in Biology Education, University of Kassel
2003 Second State Examination in Biology and Chemistry, Studienseminar Wiesbaden
2001 First State Examination in Biology, Chemistry and Educational Science, Justus Liebig University Gießen
2000 Diplom (Ger.) in Biology (Master's Level), Justus Liebig University Gießen
1994 - 2001 Study of Biology, Chemistry and Educational Science, Justus Liebig University Gießen

Professional Activity

since 2015 Deputy Head of Department Biology Education, IPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education and Associate Professor (W2) of Biology Education at Kiel University
2014 - 2015 Professor (W2) of Biology and Chemistry Education, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen
2014 Offers of professorships from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (W1) and University Koblenz-Landau (W2) (declined)
2013 Substitute Professor for Life Sciences Education at TUM School of Eduation, Technical University of Munich
2010 - 2014 Research Scientist, University of University
2006 - 2010 Research Scientist, Institute for Biology Education, Justus Liebig University Gießen
2003 - 2006 Teacher, Private Marienschule, Limburg a. d. Lahn
2001 - 2003 Trainee Teacher, Studienseminar Wiesbaden (Hessen)

Research Interests

Inquiry-based learning
Knowledge, attitudes and practices in Environment and Health Contexts
Learning in a museum
Nature of Science and epistemological beliefs

Current Projects

Concomitant research to the exhibition project: Grasping the concept of virtual water
ESNaS: Evaluation of the National Educational Standards for Natural Sciences at the Lower Secondary Level
KiSOC: Kiel Science Outreach Campus
NOKIJ: Sustainability-oriented consumer intention in adolescents
VASI: Assessment of Learners’ Views About Scientific Inquiry

Selected Publications

Kampa, N., Neumann, I., Heitmann, P., & Kremer, K. (2016). Epistemological Beliefs in Science – A Person-centered Approach to Investigate High School Students’ Profiles. Contemporary Educational Psychology (CEP), 46, 81-93. doi:10.1016/j.cedpsych.2016.04.007 (Online)
Arnold, J., Kremer, K. & Mayer, J. (2014). Understanding students’ experiments – What kind of support do they need in inquiry tasks? International Journal of Science Education (IJSE), 36(16), 2719-2749. doi: 10.1080/09500693.2014.930209
Kremer, K., Specht, C., Urhahne, D. & Mayer, J. (2014). Relationship in Biology between Nature of Science and Scientific Inquiry. Journal of Biological Education (JBE), 48(1), 1-8. doi:10.1080/00219266.2013.788541
Kremer, K. & Schwanewedel, J. (Hrsg.). (2014). Epigenetik [Epgenetics], Unterricht Biologie, 38(400). Seelze: Friedrich-Verlag.
Neumann, I. & Kremer, K. (2013). Nature of Science und epistemologische Überzeugungen – Ähnlichkeiten und Unterschiede. Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften (ZfDN), Jg. 19, 211-234.

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