Staff

Leader of the research group
 

Benő CsapóBenő Csapó
DSc, professor, Head of the Institute of Education, University of Szeged

Research interests:
Cognition, cognitive development, longitudinal assessments in education, structure and organization of knowledge, educational evaluation, diagnostic assessment, computer-based assessment, test theory, accountability.

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Full-time members
 

Mária B. NémethMária B. Németh
PhD, scientific research fellow

Research interests:
Assessing scientific literacy, studying the shift in scientific knowledge from school knowledge to practice-oriented realistic knowledge, comparing school, disciplinary and realistic scientific knowledge.

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Edit TóthAttila Pásztor
research assistant

Research interests:
Assessment and development of thinking skills, Digital game based learning, technology-based assessment

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Edit TóthEdit Tóth
PhD, research fellow

Research interests:
Cognitive development. School accountability. The longitudinal assessment of the development of abilities. School and family as background variables in students' achievement. School and family as determinant factors of social competence.

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External members
 

Katalin BarabásKatalin Barabás
PhD, habilitated associate professor, Head of the Institute of Behavioural Sciences

Research interests:
Health promotion, health edducation - Different setting programmes, (Design and delepoment of school, work place and community programmes) Develpment of medical education. (From design and development medical curriculum to facilatate learning environments.)

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Csaba CsíkosCsaba Csíkos
PhD, habilitated associate professor

Research interests:
Metacognition-based intevention programs in the fields of mathematics and reading. Inquiry-based science and mathematics education. Beliefs about learning, adaptive problem solving strategies

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Krisztián JózsaKrisztián Józsa
PhD, habilitated associate professor

Research interests:
Motivation to learn, in particular, mastery motivation. Relationships between motivation to learn, cognitive development and school achievement. Development of cognitive skills in early childhood, intervention programs. Development of students with learning disabilities.

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Andrea KárpátiAndrea Kárpáti
DSc, professor, Head of the Center for Educational Technology, Eötvös Lóránd University

Research interests:
Aesthetic information (the development of visual skills, the components of spatial perspective, the impact of innovative visual communication technologies on children’s drawing, the visual language of adolescents) and educational informatics (ICT competency, development of students’ skills in a computerized environment, computer assissted educational methods).

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Erzsébet KoromErzsébet Korom
PhD, habilitated associate professor

Research interests:
Processes of knowledge acquisition. Conceptual development and conceptual change. Teaching for conceptual change. Assessment of science knowledge. Teaching methods facilitating meaningful learning. Inquiry-based learning in science.

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Éva D. MolnárÉva D. Molnár
PhD, habilitated associate professor

Research interests:
Development of self-regulated learning. Relationships between learning strategies, leraning motives and school achievment. Longitudinal study of reading comprehension. Accessibility for children with learning disabilities.

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Gyöngyvér MolnárGyöngyvér Molnár
PhD, habilitated associate professor

Research interests:
Assessing scientific literacy, studying the shift in scientific knowledge from school knowledge to practice-oriented realistic knowledge, comparing school, disciplinary and realistic scientific knowledge.

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József NagyJózsef Nagy
DSc, professor emeritus

Research interests:
Mapping of the psychic component system of cognitive skills. Development of diagnostic, criterion-referenced systems of assessing these components. Diagnostic, criterion-referenced exploration of developmental and acquisition processes in the age of 6-10 years. Experimental elaboration of strategies and methods of facilitating the development of optimal acquisition across school grades. Practice-oriented research of this kind contribute to the elaboration of the theoretical foundations of the work of functional research and development.

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Lászlóné NagyLászlóné Nagy
PhD, assistant professor

Research interests:
Development and training of analogical thinking. Development and training of scientific (biology) knowledge and concepts. Teaching methods facilitating meaningful learning. Inquiry-based science (biology) teaching and learning. Components of health literacy and health behavior and their assessment. Biology methodology topics.

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Nikolov MarianneNikolov Marianne
DSc, professor, Head of the Department of English Applied Linguistics, University of Pécs

Research interests:
My research focuses on how foreign language knowledge/proficiency develops, can be developed, and assessed (diagnostic and dynamic assessment); early learning and teaching of foreign languages; language policy, curricula and materials (tasks); individual differences (aptitude, motivation, intercultural communication competence, willingness to communicate, strategies); teachers' beliefs, uses of languages, classroom practice; adults; language teacher education.

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Tibor VidákovichTibor Vidákovich
PhD, professor

Research interests:
The diagnostic analysis of the development of basic skills and abilities. The role of reasoning skills in the development of mathematical competency. The development of diagnostic item and testbanks for 1-6 graders.

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Anikó ZsolnaiAnikó Zsolnai
PhD, habilitated associate professor

Research interests:
Assessment of social competence development in childhood. The development of social skills from early school age to adolescence. Preschool childrens’ aggressive and prosocial behavior. Theory and practice of social skills development in pre-school and in early school age.

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