Prof. Dr. Manfred Prenzel

Chair holder

Phone +49.89.289.25242
Fax
+49.89.289.25279
Room:
221 (Marsstr. 20-22, 2nd floor)
Hours:
on appointment
Mail: manfred.prenzel@tum.de

 


Vita

 

  • Since 2014 Chair of the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat)
  • Since 2009 Susanne Klatten Endowed Chair of Educational Research, Technische Universitaet Muenchen
  • From 2009 until 2014 Dean of the School of Education, Technische Universitaet Muenchen
  • From 2010 until 2014 Chairman of the Centre of International Student Assessment (ZIB), an affiliated institute of the Technische Universitaet Muenchen
  • 2000-2009 Managing Director of the Leibniz-Institute for Science Education (IPN), Kiel
  • 1997-2009 Director at the Leibniz - Institute for Science Education (IPN) and Professor of Education at the University of Kiel
  • 1993-1997 Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Regensburg
  • 1989-1993 Associate Professor, University Munich (LMU)
  • 1988-1989 Professor for Education (Deputy), University of Freiburg
  • 1980-1988 Assistant Professor, University Munich (LMU)
  • 1977-1980 Research Assistant, University Munich (LMU)
  • Born 1952 in Forchheim

    Detailed vita as pdf-file

 


Professional services

 

  • Since 2011 Member of the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat)
  • Since 2013 Member of the Executive Committee of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
  • From 2012 until 2014 President of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF)
  • Since 2008 Member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
  • 2003 – 2009 Member of the Senate and Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

 


Major Research Emphases

  • Research on learning and instruction (especially on motivation / interest, conceptual change, transfer, types and patterns of teaching), with focus on science education
  • Large scale assessment and international comparitive studies
  • Quality development, professional development in education
  • Learning outside of school (museum, science centres)

 


Recent projects

 

  • National Project Manager for the OECD-Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2012 and 2015) in Germany (funded by the Federal Ministries of Education)
  • "Evidence for tearchers" (E4teach) – competence modelling and training of prospective and active teachers in handling evidence DFG-project (along with Johannes Bauer)
  • BMBF-Project „E-PROM“ – Influence of the doctorate on conditions and developments of careers of young academics in medicine and biology (E-Prom); in co-operation with Prof. Martin Fischer (Klinikum LMU), Prof. Birgit Neuhaus (LMU), Prof. Stefan Herzig (Universität Köln), Prof. Pascal Berberat (MRI)
  • „Ergonomy at Schools: The Ergonomy-Assessment Kit“, in co-operation with Chair of Ergonomy Prof. Klaus Bengler, TUM, funded by TÜV-Süd-Stiftung
  • Challenge Assessement at universities: (funded by Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft), in co-operation with ProLehre, TUM
  • Evaluation of the programme HoriZONTec (funded by Bildungspakt Bayern)
  • STEM Teacher Education (TUM@School.School@TUM.continued) funded by Deutsche Telekom Stiftung

 


Publications (Selection)

 

Complete Publication record as a pdf-file [in German]

 

Bauer, J. & Prenzel, M. (2012). European Teacher Training Reforms. Science, 336 (6088). 1642-1643.

Bromme, R. Prenzel, M. & Jäger, M. (2014). Empirische Bildungsforschung und evidenzbasierte Bildungspolitik. Eine Analyse von Anforderungen an die Darstellung, Interpretation und Rezeption empirischer Befunde. Zeitschrift für Erziehungs­wissenschaft, Sonderheft 27, 3-54.

Gruber, H., Prenzel, M & Schiefele, H. (2014) Spielräume für Veränderung durch Erziehung. In T. Seidel & A. Krapp (Hrsg.), Pädagogische Psychologie. Lehrbuch (S. 115-137). Weinheim: Beltz.

Krapp, A. & Prenzel, M. (2011). Research on interest in Science: Theories, methods, and findings. International Journal of Science Education, 33(1), 27-50.

Prenzel, M. (2013). Initiativen und Perspektiven zur Weiterentwicklung der Lehrerbildung. In W. Benz, J. Kohler & K. Landfried (Hrsg.), Handbuch Qualität in Studium und Lehre. Beitrag E. 8.9 (S. 1-22). Berlin: Raabe Verlag.

Prenzel, M., Kobarg, M., Schöps, K. & Rönnebeck, S. (Eds.). (2013). Research on PISA. Research Outcomes of the PISA Research Conference 2009. Dordrecht: Springer.

Prenzel, M., Sälzer, Ch., Klieme, E. & Köller, O. (Hrsg.). (2013). PISA 2012: Fortschritte und Herausforderungen in Deutschland. Münster: Waxmann.

Prenzel, M., Reiss, K. & Seidel, T. (2011). Lehrerbildung an der TUM School of Education. Erziehungswissenschaft 22 (Heft 43), 47-56.

Prenzel, M., Seidel, T. & Kobarg, M. (2012). Science teaching and learning: An international comparative perspective. In B.J. Fraser, K. Tobin & C. McRobbie (Eds.), Second International Handbook of Science Education (pp. 667-679). Dordrecht: Springer.

Winther, E. & Prenzel, M. (Hrsg.). (2014). Perspektiven der empirischen Berufsbildungs­forschung. Kompetenz und Professionalisierung. Berufliche Kompetenz und Professionalisierung. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft, 17, Sonderheft 22.