Vita Schmeck

Dr. phil, Research Fellow Annett Schmeck (geb. Schwamborn)

Department of Instructional Psychology
Faculty of Educational Sciences
University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen
Schützenbahn 70
45127 Essen

Schützenbahn
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-183-2241
Room Nr.: SE 205

Weststadttürme
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-183-4016
Fax: +49 (0) 201-183-4350
Room Nr.: A.04.13

E-Mail: annett.schmeck@uni-due.de

Research Interests

  • Self-regulated learning
  • Learning with multimedia
  • Conception, evaluation and implementation of training programs
  • Cognitive load measures

Externally Funded Projects

  • DFG-Project “The efficiency of instructional support during learner-generated drawing from science text”
  • Mercator Project "Ganz In - All Day-Schools for a Brighter Future. The New All-Day Secondary School in NRW"
  • BMBF - Project „Focus on educational justice– Subproject Identity- and role definition“

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Schmeck, A., Mayer, R. E., Opfermann, M., Pfeiffer, V., & Leutner, D. (2014). Drawing pictures during learning from scientific text: Testing the generative drawing principle and the prognostic drawing principle. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 39, 275-286.
  • Schmeck, A., Opfermann, M., van Gog, T., Paas, F., & Leutner, D. (2014). Measuring Cognitive Load with subjective rating scales during problem solving: Differences between immediate and delayed ratings. Instructional Science. Advance online publication. doi. 10.1007/s11251-014-9328-3
  • Schwamborn, A., Thillmann, H., Opfermann, M. & Leutner, D. (2011). Cognitive load and instructionally supported learning with provided and learner-generated visualizations. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 89-93.
  • 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, 102, 872-879.
  • Schwamborn, A., Thillmann, H., Leopold, C., Sumfleth, E. & Leutner, D. (2010). Der Einsatz von vorgegebenen und selbst generierten Bildern als Textverstehenshilfe beim Lernen aus einem naturwissenschaftlichen Sachtext. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 24, 221-233.

Book Chapters

  • Leutner, D., Opfermann, M., & Schmeck, A. (2014). Lernen mit Medien. In T. Seidel & A. Krapp (Eds.), Pädagogische Psychologie (pp. 297-322). Weinheim: Beltz.
  • Leutner, D. & Schmeck, A. (2014). The generative drawing principle in multimedia learning. In R. E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning (pp. 433-448). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Vita

2010
Dr. phil., University of Duisburg-Essen

Since 2010
Research assistant at the Department of Instructional Psychology, University of Duisburg-Essen

2009
Three-month doctoral research trip at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Prof. Richard. E. Mayer

2007-2010
Member (Ph.D. student) of the DFG Research Unit on Teaching and Learning in Science (Project Visualisation), University of Duisburg-Essen

2007
Degree in Psychology (Diploma), University of Bochum

Publications

A list of publications can be accessed here