Classroom Research Doctoral Research Group

Classroom research focuses on the analysis and evaluation of teaching and learning processes that are planned and implemented by trained teaching professionals and take place in institutions within a regulated framework. Research into teaching and learning processes explores on the one hand institutional and staffing conditions such as the type of school or knowledge of the teaching staff. It also considers the learning outcomes such as the performance and motivation of the learners in the analysis and evaluation of teaching and learning processes.

Doctoral Degree

The respective faculty confers the doctoral degree Dr. phil.


  • Prof. Dr. Anke Schmitz

Doctoral Supervisors

  • Prof. Dr. Poldi Kuhl
  • Prof. Dr. phil. Gerlinde Lenske


Recent Disputations

Tuesday, 28 March 2023 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. I Room C40.153: Dispuation by Ms Dana Farina Weiher on "Estimating lengths, area, capacity and volumnia. Developments and evaluation of an estimation test for fourth, fifth and sixth grade children" (in German).

Wednesday, 12 April 2023 12:15 - 13:34 I Room C40.153: Dispuation by Mr Peter Mariusz Mroczek on the topic "Anxiety and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. School-based universal anxiety prevention in primary school-aged children with the programme "Super Skills for Life. A controlled evaluation study" (in German).