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Maike Achtner

Maike Achtner, M.Sc. Learning Sciences

Learning Sciences PhD Candidate
International Doctoral School "Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation" (REASON)
Member of the Elite Network of Bavaria (ENB)


Mathematisches Institut
Lehrstuhl für Didaktik
Theresienstraße 39, Office B222
80333 München

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-4562

Further Information

Academic background

  • 2017-2019 M.Sc. Psychology: Learning Science Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich,
  • 2014-2017 B.A. Educational Science (Major), Sociology (Minor), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

Professional background

Student/research assistant in the following projects:

  • 10/2017 – 09/2019 REASON Doctoral Program: Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation
  • 11/2018 – 07/2019 WISE-Project: The role of cognitive function in inquiry-based learning
  • 03/2018 - 10/2018 FAMULUS: Fostering diagnostic competences in medical education and teacher training through adaptive, online case-simulations
  • 03/2018 - 10/2018 Vbw-Project: digital learning in higher education
  • 04/2016 - 09/2017 ELK-Math: Fostering the acquisition of mathematical argumentation competence with heuristic worked examples and collaboration scripts
  • 10/2015 – 07/2016 Tutor for “Empirical Research Methods”

Conference Presentations

Achtner, M., Bichler, S., & Moeller Bachhuber, A. (2019). Complex reasoning in science. Poster presented at the JuniorResearchers@F11 Undergraduate Research Conference. University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

Bichler, S., Bachhuber, A. M., Goyal, H., Achtner, M., & Stadler, M. (2019). Complex Reasoning in
Science: How do reasoning skills on domain-general and domain-specific tasks relate and predict
science learning? Poster presented at the paEpsy-Tagung: Variation: Noise or Norm?, Leipzig,