Thoma, Gun-Brit

Gun-Brit Thoma

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


phone +49-(0)431-880-3497
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room Neufeldtstr.10, Geb. 32


2009 PhD in Educational Science at Kiel University
2006 Diploma in Educational Science, Kiel University

Professional Activity

2010 - present Researcher, department of Educational Sciences, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics education (IPN) at Kiel University
2006 - 2009 PhD student, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) at Kiel University, Department of Educational Science

Research Interests

Relation between cognitive learning processes and attention
Learning in out-of-school environments (especially learning in museums)

Current Projects

"The relation between cognitive learning processes and eye movement - an Eye-Tracker-Study"

Selected Publications

Thoma, G-B., Kampschulte, L., Specht, I., Lewalter, D., Schwan, S., & Köller, O. (in Druck). Wer geht in welches Museum? Vergleichende Besucherstrukturanalyse in den acht Forschungsmuseen der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft. DM Studies.
Tirre, F., Kampschulte, L., Thoma, G-B., Höffler, T. & Parchmann, I. (2019). Design of a Student Lab Program for Nanoscience and Technology – an Intervention Study on Students‘ Perceptions of the Nature of Science, the Nature of Scientists and the Nature of Scientific Inquiry. Research in Science & Technological Education, 37(4), 393-418.
Thoma, G-B. & Köller, O. (2018). Test-wiseness: ein unterschätzes Konstrukt? Emoirische Befunde zur Überprüfung und Erlernbarkeit von test-wiseness. Zeitschrift für Bildungsforschung, 8(1), 63-80.
Koć-Januchta, M., Höffler, T., Thoma, G-B., & Prechtl, H. (2017). Visualizers versus verbalizers: Effects of cognitive style on learning with texts and pictures – An eye-tracking study. Computers in Human Behavior, 68, 170-179.Lerngelegenheiten einer Museumsausstellung und ihrer Nutzung.
Lindner, M.A., Eitel, A., Thoma, G-B., Dalehefte, I-M., Ihme, J.M. & Köller, O. (2014). Tracking the Decision-Making Process in Multiple-Choice Assessment: Evidence from Eye Movements. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28(5), 738-752.

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