Vita Leutner

Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Detlev Leutner

Department of Instructional Psychology
Faculty of Educational Sciences
University of Duisburg-Essen
Universitätsstr. 2
45141 Essen

Tel. +49 (0)201-183-2154
Fax +49 (0)201-183-4350

Room Nr: S06 S03 A18

E-Mail: detlev.leutner@uni-due.de

Research Interests

  • Research on learning and instruction, including self-regulated learning, learning with multimedia, computer-/simulation-based training, evaluation of vocational training programmes
  • Research methods and assessment

Main Teaching Areas

  • Instructional psychology
  • Empirical research methods

Selected Academic Services

  • Member, DFG Senat (2009-2015)
  • Founding Director, Center for Empirical Educational Research, Duisburg-Essen University (2008-2012)
  • Speaker, DFG Priority Program 1293 "Models of Competencies" (2007+; together with E. Klieme)
  • Member, Executive Board of the "Institute for Educational Progress" (IQB, Berlin, 2004+)
  • Member, PISA 2012 Problem Solving Expert Group and German PISA 2003 Consortium
  • Member, project team "Hochrisikophase" (since 2014), project team „Fahranfängervorbereitung“ (2010-2012), project team „Begleitetes Fahren“ (2002-2004), Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)

Current Research Grants & Funded Projects

  • DFG Research Unit “Academic learning and study success in the entry phase of science and technology study programs (ALSTER)”
  • DFG Research Group & Graduate School „nwu-essen"
  • BMBF Projekt „Early Arithmetics and Numeracy"
  • Schools BMBF Project „Broad Pedagogical Knowledge and the Acquisition of Professional Competence in Teacher Candidates "Mercator Project "Ganz In - All Day-Schools for a Brighter Future. The New All-Day Secondary School in NRW"

Selected Publications

  • Leopold, C. & Leutner, D. (2015). Improving students' science text comprehension through metacognitive self-regulation when applying learning strategies. Metacognition & Learning, 10, 313–346. DOI 10.1007/s11409-014-9130-2.
  • Leutner, D., Fleischer, J., Wirth., J., Greiff, S. & Funke, J. (2012). Analytisches und dynamisches Problemlösen im Lichte internationaler Schulleistungsvergleichsstudien. Psychologische Rundschau, 63, 34-42.
  • Klauer, K.J. & Leutner, D. (2012). Lehren und Lernen. Einführung in die Instruktionspsychologie (2., überarb. Aufl). Weinheim: Beltz-PVU.
  • Schwamborn, A., Mayer, R. E., Thillmann, H., Leopold, C., & Leutner, D. (2010). Drawing as a generative activity and drawing as a prognostic activity. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 872-879.
  • Wirth, J. & Leutner, D. (2008). Self-regulated learning as a competence. Implications of theoretical models for assessment methods. Zeitschrift für Psychologie/ Journal of Psychology, 216, 102-110.
  • Koeppen, K., Hartig, J., Klieme, E. & Leutner, D. (2008). Current issues in competence modeling and assessment. Zeitschrift für Psychologie/ Journal of Psychology, 216, 61-73.
  • Höffler, T.N. & Leutner, D. (2007). Instructional animations versus static pictures: a metaanalysis. Learning & Instruction, 17, 722-238.
  • Leutner, D., Klieme, E., Meyer, K. & Wirth, J. (2004). Problemlösen. In PISA-Konsortium Deutschland (Hrsg.), PISA 2003: Der Bildungsstand der Jugendlichen in Deutschland - Ergebnisse des zweiten internationalen Vergleichs (S. 147-175). Münster: Waxmann.
  • Brünken, R., Plass, J.L. & Leutner, D. (2003). Direct measurement of cognitive load in multimedia learning. Educational Psychologist, 38, 53-61.
  • Plass, J.L., Chun, D., Mayer, R.E. & Leutner, D. (1998). Supporting visualizer and verbalizer learning preferences in a second language multimedia learning environment. Journal of Educational Psychology, 90, 25-36.

 

Vita

  • since 2008
    Director of the Duisburg-Essen University Center for Empirical Educational Research
  • since 2002
    Full Professor for Instructional Psychology,
    Duisburg-Essen University
  • 1993 - 2002
    Full Professor for Instructional Psychology, Erfurt University
  • 1992
    "Habilitation" & venia legendi for Psychology, Aachen University of Technology
  • 1990 - 1993
    Associate Professor for Psychological Research Methods, Giessen University
  • 1981 - 1990
    Assistant Professor for Educational Psychology, Lecturer, and Research Assistant, Dept. of Education, Aachen University of Technology
  • 1985
    Ph.D. in Education, Psychology & Philosophy, Aachen University of Technology
  • 1981
    Degree in Psychology (Diploma), Aachen University of Technology