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Neumann, Irene

Irene Neumann

Dr. phil. nat., Diplom-Physikerin

Contact

dpt. Mathematics Education
phone +49-(0)431-880-5284
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 3

Education

2011 PhD in physics education (University Duisburg-Essen)
2007 First State Examination for Secondary School Teachers (Physics, Mathematics, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg)
2006 Physics Diploma (Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg)

Professional Activity

2013 - present Leader of the IPN research group Teaching and Learning at the Junction of Physics and Mathematics
2011 - 2013 Professor (assistant) for physics education (Ruhr-University Bochum)
2010 - 2011 Research Scientist at the Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN), Kiel, department of mathematics education (Prof. Aiso Heinze)
2007 - 2010 Fellow of the DFG funded Research Training Group Promotionsstipendiatin "Teaching and Learning of Science" at the University Duisburg-Essen (Prof. Hans E. Fischer)

Research Interests

„Nature of Science“ in physics education
Mathematics in school and university physics education
Physics and Mathematics in engineering education

Selected Publications

Kampa, N., Neumann, I., Kremer, K., & Heitmann, P. (2016). Epistemological beliefs in science—a person-centered approach to investigate high school students’ profiles. Contemporary Educational Psychology 46, 81-93.
Knopp, E., Duchhardt, C., Ehmke, T., Grüßing, M., Heinze. A., & Neumann, I. (2014). Von Mengen, Zahlen und Operationen bis hin zu Daten und Zufall – Erprobung eines Itempools zum Erfassen der mathematischen Kompetenz von Kindergartenkindern [From Sets, Numbers & Operations to Data & Chance - testing an itempool for assessing kindergarteners’ mathematical competence]. Zeitschrift für Grundschulforschung 7(1), 20-34.
Neumann, I. & Kremer, K. (2013). Nature of Science und epistemologische Überzeugungen – Ähnlichkeiten und Unterschiede [Nature of Science and Epistemological Beliefs - Similarities and Differences], Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften 19, 209-232.
Neumann, I., Duchhardt, C., Grüßing, M., Heinze, A., & Knopp, E. & Ehmke, T. (2013). Modeling and assessing mathematical competence over the lifespan . Journal of Educational Research Online 5(2), 80-109.
Neumann, I., Fulmer, G. W., & Liang, L. L. (2013). Analyzing the FCI based on a Force and Motion Learning Progression . Science Education Review Letters, 8-14.
Grüßing, M., Heinze, A., Duchhardt, C., Ehmke, T., Knopp, E., Neumann, I. (2013). KiKi – Kieler Kindergartentest Mathematik zur Erfassung mathematischer Kompetenz von vier- bis sechsjährigen Kindern im Vorschulalter [KiKi - Kieler Kindergartentest mathematics for assessing mathematical competence of children aged 4-6]. In M. Hasselhorn, A. Heinze, W. Schneider & U. Trautwein (Hrsg.), Jahrbuch der pädagogisch-psychologischen Diagnostik – Tests und Trends (Band 13). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
Wellnitz, N., Fischer, H. E., Kauertz, A., Mayer, J., Neumann, I., Pant, H. A., Sumfleth, E., & Walpuski, M. (2012). Evaluation der Bildungsstandards - eine fächerübergreifende Testkonzeption für den Kompetenzbereich Erkenntnisgewinnung [Evaluation of National Educational Standards - An interdisciplinary test design for the competence area acquirement of knowledge]. Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften 18, 261-291.
Neumann, I. (2011). Beyond Physics Content Knowledge - Modeling Competence Regarding Nature of Scientific Inquiry and Nature of Scientific Knowledge . Berlin: Logos.
Neumann, I., Neumann, K., & Nehm, R. (2011). Evaluating instrument quality in science education: Rasch-based analyses of a Nature of Science test . International Journal of Science Education 33(10), 1373-1405.

Publications in the research information system

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