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Institute of Education


Research Interests

  • Retrieval cues (memory cues) in digitally presented teaching and retrieval materials
  • Choices as an autonomy-enhancing process to trigger motivation and learning
  • Segmentation and interactivity (pacing) through educational technologies
  • Anthropomorphism effects: Humanization of teaching and learning objects
  • Verbal and visual personalization possibilities in learning
  • Multimedia learning in the tension between cognition and metacognition
  • The influence of politeness on learning success
  • Decorative elements in learning media
  • Aesthetics perception as a mediating learning factor
  • Signalling and anti-cueing (disfluency) in learning materials
  • Affect and motivation as mediators of learning processes
  • Extension of multimedia learning theories (e.g. social processes)