Uni-Logo
Sections
You are here: Home Members renkl's Home
Document Actions

Prof. Dr. Alexander Renkl

 

Es ist schon alles gesagt, nur noch nicht von allen (Karl Valentin) 

Postal Address

University of Freiburg
Psychological Institute
Educational and Developmental Psychology

Engelbergerstr.41
D-79085 Freiburg
Germany

Tel.: ++49 (0) 761 203 3003
Fax: ++49 (0) 761 203 3100

Office hours during semester break : 22.3.16, 5.4.2016; 15:30h to 16:30h 

 renkl@psychologie.uni-freiburg.de 

Foto Inga GloggerFoto Inga Glogger
renkl_bild_2011renkl_bild_2011

 

Jetzt muas was g'scheng, wei wann ned boid was g'schicht, na bassiert no wos! (Bayerischer Spruch) 

 Research
  • Example-based learning
  • Instructional explanations and self-explanations
  • Learning from multiple representations (multimedia learning)
  • Learning strategies
  • Learning by journal writing
  • Teachers' pedagogical and psychological knowledge

 

 Teaching

  • Educational Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

Short bio


Selected Recent Publications (Full list of Publications)

Glogger-Frey, I., Fleischer, C., Grüny, L., Kappich, J., & Renkl, A. (2015). Inventing a solution and studying a worked solution prepare differently for learning from direct instruction. Learning & Instruction, 39, 72-87. 

Renkl, A. (2013). Why practice recommendations are important in use-inspired basic research and why too much caution is dysfunctional. Educational Psychology Review, 25, 317-324. 

Renkl, A. (2014). Learning from worked examples: How to prepare students for meaningful problem solving. In V. A. Benassi, C. E. Overson, & C. M Hakala (Eds.), Applying the Science of Learning in Education: Infusing psychological science into curriculum. Retrievable for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/asle2014/index.php.

Renkl, A., (2014). Towards an instructionally-oriented theory of example-based learning. Cognitive Science, 38, 1-37.

Renkl, A. (2015). Different roads lead to Rome: The case of principle-based cognitive skills. Learning: Research & Practice, 1, 79-90.

 

 

Personal tools