Kampa, Nele

Nele Kampa

Dr. phil., Dipl.-Päd.
Ed. Research and Ed. Psychology


phone +49-(0)431-880-1704
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 31


2012 Doctorate in Education, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Topic: Validity aspects of a test on competence in biology – A study on competence in biology and its subdimensions concept and process knowledge
2006 Diplom (Ger.) in Educational Science, Freie Universität and Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB) Berlin
2004 - 2006 Student scholarship, Heinrich Böll Foundation
2001 - 2006 Studies in Educational Science (including: social pedagogy, minors: sociology and psychology), Freie Universität Berlin

Professional Activity

2018 Three-month research stay at the College of Education, University of Iowa, Iowa, and at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington DC, USA
2016 one-month research stay at CEMO – Centre for Educational Measurement, Oslo (Norway)
2013 - present Research scientist, IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
2008 - 2012 Research scientist and doctoral scientist, IQB – The Institute for Educational Quality Improvement, Berlin
2007 - 2008 Research scientist, DIPF - German Institute for International Research, Berlin

Research Interests

Determinants of academic performance
Competence/abilities in science and mathematics, especially in upper secondary level
Validity of large-scale assessments

Current Projects

An Empirical Study on the Educational Outcomes of Students from Vocational and Academic Upper Secondary Schools (LISA)

Selected Publications

Kampa, N., Wagner, H. & Köller, O. (online first). The standard setting process: validating interpretations of stakeholders. Large-scale Assessments in Education, 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40536-019-0071-8
Kampa, N., Hinz, H., Haag, N. & Köller, O. (2018). Standardbezogene Kompetenzen im Fach Mathematik am Ende der gymnasialen Oberstufe – Ein Vergleich über eine Linking-Studie [Standard-based competences in mathematics at the end of upper secondary education]. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft, 21, 121-141. DOI: 10.1007/s11618-017-0777-8
Saß, S., Kampa, N. & Köller, O. (2017). The interplay of g and mathematical abilities in large-scale assessments across grades. Intelligence.
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, 46, 81-93. doi: 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2016.04.007
Kampa, N. & Köller, O. (2016). German national proficiency scales in Germany: Internal structure, relations to general cognitive abilities and verbal skills. Science Education, 100, 903-922. doi: 10.1002sce.21227

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