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Schöps, Katrin

Katrin Schöps

Dr., Dipl.-Biol. PhD (Ecology)

Contact

dpt. Chemistry Education
phone +49-(0)431-880-5912
address Am Botanischen Garten 14f, 24118 Kiel

Education

1998 PhD in Ecology, Lincoln University, New Zealand in cooperation with the Department of Conservation
1992 Diploma (MSc) in Biology, Kiel University
1986 Completion of an apprenticeship as gardener

Professional Activity

Since 2013 Researcher and lecturer at the "Kieler Forschungswerkstatt" (School Lab at Kiel University)
2003 - present Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) , Kiel
2000 - 2004 Consultant for the Ministry for the Environment (Schleswig Holstein), the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation the European Union and Greenpeace
2000 - 2001 Researcher at the Ecology Centre, Kiel University
1998 - 2000 Postdoctoral fellow at the "Metapopulation Research Group", University of Helsinki, Finland
1997 - 1998 Research Assistant at AgResearch Lincoln, New Zealand
1993 - 1994 Teaching Fellow at the Department of Zoology, Kiel University, Germany.
1992 Research Assistant at the Department of Zoology, Kiel University Germany
1991 Research Assistant at Landcare Research, New Zealand
1990 Research Assistant at the IIBC in Delémont, Switzerland (International Institute of Biological Control).

Research Interests

Development of scientific competencies across the life span
Knowledge of science and knowledge about science: Item and test development
Development of tests and testing procedures for pre-school and primary school children

Current Projects

School Lab Kiel (Kieler Forschungswerkstatt)
National Educational Panel Study (NEPS)
Validation of the NEPS science test using the PISA and the National Educational Standards science tests
PISA 2012

Selected Publications

Wagner, H., Schöps, K., Hahn, I. Pietsch, M. & O. Köller (2014). Konzeptionelle Äquivalenz von Kompetenzmessungen in den Naturwissenschaften zwischen NEPS, IQB-Ländervergleich und PISA. Unterrichtswissenschaft 42 (4), in press.
Schiepe-Tiska, A., Schöps, K., Rönnebeck, S., Köller, O. & Prenzel, M. (2013). Naturwissenschaftliche Kompetenz in PISA 2012: Ergebnisse und Herausforderungen. In M. Prenzel, C. Sälzer, E. Klieme & O. Köller (Hrsg.), PISA 2012. Fortschritte und Herausforderungen in Deutschland (S. 189-215). Münster: Waxmann.
Hahn, I., Schöps, K., Rönnebeck, S.,Martensen, M., Hansen, S. Saß, S., Dalehefte, I.M. & Prenzel M. (2013). Assessing scientific literacy over the lifespan -A description of the NEPS science framework and the test development. Journal for Educational Research Online 5(2). 110-138.
Köller, O. & Schöps, K. (2013). Die deutsche Schule im Lichte internationaler Schulleistungsuntersuchungen (TIMSS, PISA, PIRLS, DESI und TEDS-M). In L. Haag, S. Rahm, H. J. Apel & W. Sacher (Hrsg.), Studienbuch Schulpädagogik (S. 72-96). Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt.
Schöps, K., Hansen, S. & Knickmeier, K. (2013) Der Plastik Ozean. Unterricht Biologie - Leben & Meer, Heft 384.
Prenzel, M.; Kobarg, M.; Schöps, K.; Rönnebeck, S. (Eds.) (2013) Research Outcomes of the PISA Research Conference 2009. Springer
Nentwig, P. Rönnebeck, S., Schöps, K, Rumann, S., Carstensen, C. (2009). Performance and Levels of Contextualization in a Selection of OECD Countries in PISA 2006. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 46 (8), 897-908.
Schöps, K., Senkbeil, M & Schütte, K.(2008). Umweltbezogene Einstellungen von Jugendlichen in Deutschland- Ergebnisse aus PISA 2006, Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft, Sonderheft 10: Vertiefende Analysen zu PISA 2006, 53-77.
Schöps, K. (2002). Local and regional dynamics of a specialist herbivore: Overexploitation of a patchily distributed host plant. Oecologia, 132, 256-263.
Schöps, K. & I. Hanski.(2001). Correlation between pre-alighting and post-alighting host plant preference in the Glanville fritillary butterfly. Ecological Entomology, 26, 517-524.

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