GeoEduc Prof. Dr. Sibylle Reinfried
World in your hand



Selected Presentations

  • Meaningful geographical learning for a sustainable world. 1st International and 13th National Conference on Geography Education of the Asociación Española de Geografía (AGE) - Grupo de Didáctica de la Geografía y Departamento de Didácticas Específicas de la Universidad de Girona, March, 19th, 2021
  • Deutungsrahmen des Klimawandels bei Lehrerinnen und Lehrern. 11. Forum Fachdidaktiken Naturwissenschaften (DiNat) und Geographie (VGD/ADG) in Geneva, Januar 24th, 2020.
  • Warum es eine gute Idee ist, Alltagsdenken zu hinterfragen. Über Alltagsvorstellungen und Vorstellungsänderungen im Fach Geographie. Vortrag am Geographischen Institut der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, July, 2nd, 2019.
  • Understanding student explanations of geoscience phenomena. Studying student explanations of hydrological phenomena from a 'Knowledge in Pieces' perspective. 11th International Conference on Conceptual Change: "Epistemic Cognition and Conceptual Change" in Klagenfurt, August 30th, 2018.
  • Earth science and Geography - More than just collecting rocks and knowing the countries of the world. Keynote speech at the IGU-symposium 'International Perspectives on Geography and Earth Science Teacher Education 2016' at the University of Education of the FHNW in Brugg-Windisch, Switzerland, September, 26th, 2016.
  • How secondary students develop their understanding of complex and abstract geoscience concepts – an example from hydrological education. Presented at the ESERA Conference in Helsinki, September 3rd, 2015.
  • Analyzing middle school students’ mental model development of abstract geoscience concepts - the example of water springs. Presented at the EAPRIL Conference in Biel, November 28th, 2013.
  • Conceptual change of secondary school students’ mental models of water springs. 15th Biennual EARLI Conference in Munich, August 28th, 2013.
  • Mental model development of the greenhouse effect and global warming – an analysis of secondary students’ learning pathways. Symposium of the IGU-CGE in Freiburg, August, 23rd, 2012.
  • together with S. Tempelmann: Developing mental models of the greenhouse effect – an analysis of students’ learning pathways. Congress of the European Science Education Research Association ESERA in Lyon, September 7th, 2011.
  • together with S. Tempelmann: Analyzing students’ learning pathways to better understand processes of mental model development of the greenhouse effect and global warming. Congress der European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction EARLI in Exeter, September 3rd, 2011.
  • Examining Conceptual Change of the Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming using Cognitive Conflict Strategy in a Constructivist Learning Environment. Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA), Istanbul, Turkey, September 2nd, 2009.
  • Mental Models and Spatial Cognition: How Visualization Tools Influence the Understanding of the Greenhouse Effect. Conference of the International Geographical Union - Commission on Geographical Education (IGU-CGE). Tsukuba, Japan, August 7th, 2009.
  • Education for Sustainable Development in Geography - What the Lucerne Declaration Can Contribute. Proclamation of the Lucerne Declaration on Geographical Education for Sustainable Development. Presented at the plenary assembly of the 31st Congress of the International Geographical Union (IGU). Tunis, Tunesia, August 13th, 2008.
  • Educational Reconstruction of Earth Science Concepts - An Approach to Change Secondary and University Students’ Preconceptions of Groundwater. Presented at the International Geoscience Education Conference in Bayreuth, Germany, September 19th, 2006.



List of Presentations (pdf, 135 KB)