GeoEduc Prof. Dr. Sibylle Reinfried
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Professional Biography

Academic Education

2002 Certificate of Advanced Studies in Research in Social Sciences
(University of Zurich, Switzerland)
1988 Teacher Certificate in Secondary Education (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
1987 B.Sc. in Geography (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
1984 Ph.D. summa cum laude in Sedimentology and Chemistry (Heidelberg University, Germany)
1981 M.Sc. in Geology and Paleontology (Heidelberg University, Germany)
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Professional Activities and Experience

since 2018 Continuation of my professional activities at GeoEduc
2006 - 2018 Full professor of geography and geography education at the University of Teacher Education Lucerne, Switzerland
2003 – 2006 Full professor of geography and geography education at the University of Education, Ludwigsburg, Germany
2002 Visiting professor, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, USA
2000 Visiting professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
1999 Research sabbatical at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
1993 – 2006 Senior lecturer in geography education at the University of Zurich, Department of Secondary Education (until 2003), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Department of Earth Sciences (until 2006) and the College of Education, Zurich (2001-2003), Switzerland
1990 – 1996 Senior assistant of geography and environmental sciences at the Geography Department of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland
1988 – 2003 Geography and earth science teacher on the elementary, secondary and college level
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Resarch Interests

Science Education Research

Keywords: Conceptual change and conceptual development of geoscience and geographical concepts and in education for sustainable development (ESD), geocognition
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Curriculum and instruction

Keywords: Educational standards, curriculum frameworks, classroom processes and practices, professional development
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Curriculum Vitae (pdf, 106 KB)