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Department of Educational Sciences and Psychology
Main con­fe­rence program – June 30th, 2016

2nd Dortmund Symposium on Empirical Educational Research „Conditions for Successful Learning and Educational Processes“

Publication volume of the con­fe­rence

Cover des Herausgeberwerks 2. Dort­mun­der Symposium der Empirischen Bil­dungs­for­schung: „Be­din­gun­gen gelingender Lern- und Bildungsprozesse“ © Waxmann

An edited volume has been published for the con­fe­rence, more in­for­mation can be found here.


Time Program

Opening of the conference

Prof. Dr. Nele McElvany (Executive Director of the IFS)

Welcoming speeches

Sylvia Löhrmann (Minister for School and Further Education of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia)
Prof. Dr. Ursula Gather (President of the TU Dortmund University)

Plenary lecture from a Pedagogical-psychological Perspective on the Topic „Conditions for Successful Learning and Educational Processes“

Prof. Dr. Marcus Hasselhorn (Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education)

Brief commentaries from the perspectives of educational sociology and teaching methodology

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Ingrid Gogolin (University Hamburg)
Prof. Dr. Kristina Reiss (TU Munich)

and plenary discussion
12:45 Lunch break and Poster exhibition by junior researchers
14:00 Poster award donated by Waxmann Publishing Co.



Hot Topic Study: „NEPS“

Prof. Dr. Cordula Artelt (University Bamberg)

and plenary discussion

Topic Statement: „Self-regulated learning“

Prof. Dr. Detlev Leutner (University Duisburg-Essen)

and plenary discussion
16:05 Coffee break

Controversial Statements

(1) Cognitive vs. motivational conditioning factors of learning processes
Prof. Dr. Olaf Köller (Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education)
Prof. Dr. Birgit Spinath (Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg)

(2) Single vs. multi-tier school system in the field of tension between demographic developments and differential development milieus
Prof. Dr. Kai Maaz (Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education)
Prof. Dr. (em.) Klaus-Jürgen Tillmann (University Bielefeld)

and plenary discussion

Closing Ceremony