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Keller, Melanie

Melanie Keller

Dr., Dipl.-Phys.
Physics Education


phone +49-(0)431-880-4058
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 231


2011 Doctorate in Physics Education, University of Duisburg-Essen
2007 Diplom (Ger.) in Physics, University of Würzburg
2001-2007 Studies in Physics at the University of Würzburg

Professional Activity

since 2016 Research Scientist, IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
2015 – 2016 Research Scientist, School of Education, University of Salzburg
2010 – 2015 Research Scientist, Empirical Educational Research, University of Konstanz
2007 – 2010 Research Fellow of the DFG-funded Graduate School and Research Group „Teaching and Learning of Science“, University of Duisburg-Essen

Research Interests

Motivation and affect of teachers
Students’ interest and motivation in science
Emotion regulation of teachers

Selected Publications

Keller, M. M., Woolfolk Hoy, A. E., Goetz, T., & Frenzel, A. C. (in press). Teacher enthusiasm: Reviewing and redefining a complex construct. Educational Psychology Review. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10648-015-9354-y
Keller, M. M., Goetz, T., Becker, E., Morger, V., & Hensley, L. (2014). Feeling and showing: A new conceptualization of dispositional teacher enthusiasm and its relation to students’ interest. Learning and Instruction, 33, 29-38. doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2014.03.001
Keller, M. M., Frenzel, A. C., Goetz, T., Pekrun, R., & Hensley, L. (2014). Exploring teacher emotions: A literature review and an experience sampling study. In P. W. Richardson, S. A. Karabenick & H. M. G. Watt (Eds.), Teacher motivation: Theory and practice (pp. 69-82).
Keller, M. M., Chang, M.-L., Becker, E., Goetz, T., & Frenzel, A. C. (2014). Teachers’ emotional experiences and exhaustion as predictors of emotional labor in the classroom: An experience sampling study. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01442
Keller, M., Neumann, K., & Fischer, H.E. (2013). Teacher enthusiasm and student learning. In J. Hattie & E. Anderman (Eds.), International guide to student achievement (pp. 247-249), New York & London: Routledge.

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