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Fiedler, Daniela

Daniela Fiedler

Dr. rer. nat.
Biology Education


phone +49-(0)431-880-3579
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 105


2018 Doctorate in Biology Education, Kiel University
2013 Master of Science in Biology, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
2011 Bachelor of Science in Biology, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
2008 - 2013 Studies in Biology at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

Professional Activity

since 2018 Research Scientist, IPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
2014 - 2018 Research Scientist and Doctoral Candidate, IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education

Research Interests

Learning and teaching evolution
Early evolution education
Dynamic representations as instructional material

Current Projects

E²MeVa: Attitude towards Evolution – Measurements and Validity of Outcomes
EvoPrime: Evolution in Elementary to Primary Education
EvoVis: Challenging Threshold Concepts in Life Science - enhancing understanding of evolution by visualization (Swedish Research Council)

Selected Publications

Bruckermann, T., Fiedler, D., & Harms, U. (2020). Identifying precursory concepts in evolution during early childhood: A systematic literature review. Studies in Science Education. Advance online publication.
Göransson, A., Orraryd, D., Fiedler, D., & Tibell, L. A. E. (2020). Conceptual characterization of threshold concepts in student explanations of evolution by natural selection and effects of item context. CBE – Life Sciences Education, 19(1), Article ar1.
Fiedler, D., Sbeglia, G. C., Nehm, R. H., & Harms, U. (2019). How strongly does statistical reasoning influence knowledge and acceptance of evolution? Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST), 56(9), 1183–1206.
Fiedler, D., Tröbst, S., Großschedl, J., & Harms, U. (2018). EvoSketch: Simple simulations for learning random and probabilistic processes in evolution, and effects of instructional support on learners‘ conceptual knowledge. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 11, Article 15.
Karp, D. S., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Meehan, T. D., Martin, E. A., DeClerck, F., Grab, H., Gratton, C., Hunt, L., Larsen. A. E., Martínez-Salinas, A., O’Rourke, M. E., Rusch, A., Poveda, K., Jonsson, M., Rosenheim., J. A., Schellhorn, N. A., Tscharntke, T., Wratten., S. D., …, Fiedler, D., …, Zou, Y. (2018). Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 115(33), E7863–E7870.

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