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Short Curriculum Vitae

 

Name

Position, Title

Dr. Hans Spada

Full Professor of Psychology:

Cognition, Emotion, Communication

Born: December 25, 1944

University of Freiburg

 

 

EDUCATION/ TRAINING

 

Institution and Location

Degree

Year(s)

Field of Study

University of Vienna, Austria

PhD

1969

Psychology

University of Vienna, Austria and Kiel, Germany

Dr. Habil PD

1976

Psychology

 

 

A. Positions and Honours

 

Employments/ Experience

 

1969-1973

University of Vienna, Austria: Assistant Professor

1973 - 1980

Institute for Science Education at the University of Kiel: Vice-Director of the Educational Science Department

1980-present

University of Freiburg: Full Professor of Psychology:

Cognition, Emotion, Communication.

1990-1991

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

2001-2006

Elected member of the Senate

2004-2006

Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences

2006-present

Vice-Chairman of the University Council of the University of Freiburg

 

 

Honours, Awards and Scholarships

 

1989-1993

Member of the Standing Committee for the Social Sciences of ESF (European Science Foundation)

1994

Award for Excellence in Teaching (Landeslehrpreis Baden-Württemberg)

1994-present

Member of Academia Europea

1994-1996

President of the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)“

1997-present

Honorary Member of Humboldt University Berlin

1998-2004

Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Science Education

2001-2009

Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Knowledge Media Research Center

2009-present

Member of the Senate of the Leibniz Gemeinschaft

 

 

Other Scientific Activities

 

1984 - 93

Member of the Committee for Environmental Research of the Senate of the DFG

1990-1993

Member of the German Advisory Board for the International Decade of Natural Disaster Reduction

1994-1998

Chair of the ESF Program“ Learning in Humans and Machines”

1996-1999

Member of the National Committee for Global Change Research

1995-2001

Chairperson of the Priority Program of the DFG on Human Dimension of Global Environmental Change

1999-2008

Vice-Chairperson of the PhD-Program of the DFG on Knowledge Acquisition and Knowledge Exchange with New Media

 

 

B. Selected Publications

 

Books and Editions

 

Bromme, R., Hesse, F.W. & Spada, H. (Eds.) (2005). Barriers and biases in computer-mediated knowledge communication and how they may be overcome. Dordrecht, New York: Springer.

Böhm, G., Nerb, J., McDaniels, T., Spada, H. (Eds.) (2001). Environmental risks: Perception, evaluation and management. Oxford: Elsevier.

Spada, H. (Hrsg.) (2006). Lehrbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie. Bern: Huber.

 

 

Articles

 

Deiglmayr, A. & Spada, H. (2010). Collaborative problem-solving with distributed information: the role of inferences from interdependent information. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 13 (3), 361-378.

Deiglmayr, A. & Spada, H. (2010). Developing adaptive collaboration support: the example of an effective training for collaborative inferences. Educational Psychology Review, 22(1), 103-113.

Rummel, N., Spada, H., & Hauser, S. (2009). Learning to collaborate while being scripted or by observing a model. International Journal of Computer-Supported Learning, 4 (1), 69-92 .

Bender, A., Spada, H., Seitz, S., Swoboda, H. & Traber, S. (2007). Anger and rank in Tonga and Germany: Cognition, emotion and context. Ethos, 35 (2), 196-234.

Meier, A., Spada, H. & Rummel, N. (2007). A rating scheme for assessing the quality of computer-supported collaboration processes. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 2 (1), 63-86.

Rummel, N. & Spada, H. (2005). Learning to collaborate: An instructional approach to promoting collaborative problem-solving in computer-mediated settings. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 14 (2), 201-241.

Bodemer, D., Plötzner, R., Feuerlein, I. & Spada, H. (2004). The active integration of information during learning with dynamic and interactive visualizations. Learning and Instruction,14, 325-341.

Beller, S. & Spada, H. (2003). The logic of content effects in propositional reasoning: The case of conditional reasoning with a point of view. Thinking and Reasoning, 9, 4, 335-378.

Nerb, J. & Spada, H. (2001). Evaluation of environmental problems. A coherence model of cognition and emotion. Cognition and Emotion, 15 (4), 521- 551.

 

 

 

 

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