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Kampa, Nele

Nele Kampa

Dr. phil., Dipl.-Päd.
Educational Research


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

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

Competence/abilities in science and mathematics, especially in upper secondary level
Validity (in science education)

Current Projects

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

Selected Publications

Haschke, L., Kampa, N., Hahn, I. & Köller, O. (2017). Setting standards to a scientific literacy test for adults using the item-descriptor (ID) matching method. In S. Blömeke & J.-E. Gustafsson (Hrsg.), Standard setting in education: The Nordic countries in an international perspective. (S. 319-339). (Methodology of Educational Measurement and Assessment). Berlin: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-50856-6_18
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
Kampa, N., Köller, O., Schmidt, F. T. C. & Leucht, M. (2016). Kompetenzen im Fach Mathematik (Abilities in mathematics). In M. Leucht, N. Kampa, & O. Köller (Hrsg.). Fachleistungen im Abitur: Vergleich allgemeinbildender und beruflicher Gymnasien in Schleswig-Holstein (S. 119-144). Münster: Waxmann.
Kampa, N., Leucht, M. & Köller, O. (2016). Mathematische Kompetenzen in unterschiedlichen Profilen der gymnasialen Oberstufe (Mathematical abilities in different profiles in upper secondary level education). In J. Kramer, M. Neumann & U. Trautwein (Hrsg.). Abitur und Matura im Wandel. Historische Entwicklungslinien, aktuelle Reformen und ihre Effekte (S. 161-187). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
Mayer, J., Wellnitz, N., Klebba, N. & Kampa, N. (2013). Kompetenzstufenmodelle für das Fach Biologie (Proficiency level model for Biology). In H. A. Pant, P. Stanat, U. Schroeders, A. Roppelt, T. Siegle & C. Pöhlmann (Hrsg.). IQB-Ländervergleich 2012. Mathematische und naturwissenschaftliche Kompetenzen am Ende der Sekundarstufe I (S. 74-83). Münster: Waxmann.

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