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Psychology of learning with digital media
Psychology of learning with digital media
Portrait: Dr. Maik Beege
Dr. Maik Beege
  • Phone:
    +49 371 531-31758
  • Fax:
    +49 371 531-831758
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  • Room:
    Straße der Nationen 12, RAWEMA-Haus, 209

Research interests

  • Parasocial designs (designing and behavior of personae, NPCs, pedagogical agents, etc.)
  • Audiovisual and interactive media
  • Multivariate and complex statistical methods of analysis
  • Spatial contiguity effect vs. spatial contiguity failure
  • since 04/2015 Scientist at the chair of “Psychology of learning with digital media” at Chemnitz University of Technology
    03/2015 Master of Science in psychology at Chemnitz University of Technology
    Master thesis: Über die Ursachen des Rückwegeffekts (causes of the return trip effect)
    09/2012 Bachelor of Science in psychology at Chemnitz University of Technology
    Bachelor thesis: "Wir sind unser eigener Chef" - geteilte Führung in Teams (“We are our own boss” - split leadership in teams)
    06/2012 Extra pedagogical training during the project “Get Started”
    Courses and associated evaluation results
    Semester Name Average (school grades)
    WS 2018/19 Practice "Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten (A und B)" 2.1
    Seminar „Forschungsvertiefung Master“ 1.5
    Practice „Medienkonzeption“ 1.4
    SS 2018 Seminar "Lehren und Lernen mit Medien" 2.0
    Seminar "Medien und Wirklichkeit Gruppe A" 1.7
    Seminar "Medien und Wirklichkeit Gruppe B" 1.7
    WS 2017/18 Seminar "Vertiefung Allgemeines lineares Modell" 1.7
    Seminar "Multimediale und Interaktive Lernmedien II, Gruppe A" 1.5
    Seminar "Multimediale und Interaktive Lernmedien II, Gruppe B" 1.5
    SS 2017 Semianr "Thesttheorie, Simulation und Modellierung“ 1.7
    Seminar "Instruktionsdesign II (Gruppe A und B)“ 1.5
    WS 2016/17 Practice "Grundlagen wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens“ 1.2
    Seminar "Forschungsprojekt E-Learning“ 1.0
    Seminar "Vertiefung Allgemeines Lineares Modell“ 2.1
    SS 2016 Seminar "Multimediale und Interaktive Lernmedien II" 2.3
    Seminar "Multimediale Lernmedien II" 1.2
    WS 2015/16 Seminar "Einführung in die Medientechnik" 1.6
    Seminar "Vertiefung Allgemeines Lineares Modell" 2.1
    Seminar "Einführung ins wissenschaftliche Arbeiten" 2.1

       
    • Beege, M., Mikheeva, M., & Rey, G. D. (2018). Designing educational videos in order to foster mathematical and statistical retention and transfer performance. Presentation at the GDMV Conference, Paderborn.
       
    • Beege, M., Nebel, S., Schneider, S., & Rey, G. D. (2018). Gestaltung sozialer Entitäten in Lehr-Lernvideos [Design of Social Entities in Instructional Videos]. Talk given at the 51th Conference of the German Psychological Society, Frankfurt am Main
       
    • Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Beege, M. & Rey, G. D. (2018). Artifizieller, sozialer und agentenbasierter Wettbewerb im digitalen Lernspiel - Eine experimentelle Vergleichsstudie. Vortrag gehalten auf dem 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie DGPs. Frankfurt a.M.: Universität Frankfurt.
       
    • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Rey, G. D. (2017). The influence of age coherence between pedagogical agents and verbal information on learning and cognitive load. Presentation at the 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Dresden.
       
    • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Rey, G. D. (2017). A meta-analytic review of signaling Effects on cognition and learning. Presentation at the 17th Biennial EARLI Conference, Tampere.
       
    • Beege, M., Nebel, S., Schneider, S., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Addressing and professionalism: Social influences in learning with educational videos. Vortrag wird gehalten auf der 16. Fachgruppentagung für Entwicklungspsychologie und p&uaml;dagogische Psychologie (PAEPSY), Münster.
       
    • Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Decorative pictures - the good, the bad, and the ugly. Presentation at 17th Biennial EARLI Conference, Tampere, Finnland: University of Tampere.
       
    • Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017). The use of decorative pictures for designing digital learning media. Presentation at Media Psychology 2017, Landau in der Pfalz, Germany: University of Koblenz-Landau.
       
    • Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Schaden oder Nutzen von Anthropomorphisierungen dekorativer Bilder in multimedialen Lernumgebungen. Vortrag gehalten auf der Gemeinsame Tagung der Fachgruppen Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie (PAEPSY 2017), Münster, Germany: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.
       
    • Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Developing better educational videogames: Optimizing gameplay and difficulty within leaderboards. Vortrag gehalten auf dem Kongress der European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, EARLI 2017. Tampere, Finnland: Universität Tampere.
       
    • Mikheeva M., Schneider, S., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Examining the politeness effect in online learning materials for higher mathematics. Presentation at the 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Dresden.
       
    • Mikheeva M., Schneider, S., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017). The influence of decorative pictures on online learning of statistic. Vortrag gehalten auf der Gemeinsamen Tagung der Fachgruppen Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie (PAEPSY), Münster.
       
    • Wirzberger, M., Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2016). Separating cognitive load facets in a working memory updating task: An experimental approach. Poster auf dem International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada, Spanien.
       
    • Wirzberger, M., Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2016). CLT meets WMU: Simultaneous experimental manipulation of load factors in a basal working memory task. Poster auf der 9. Internationalen Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Bochum.
       
    • Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Beege, M., Rey, G. D. (2016). Politeness in multimedia instructions as facilitator of learning and motivation. Presentation at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Heidelberg, Germany.
       
    • Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Beege, M., Wirzberger, M., Rey, G. D. (2016). Using the jigsaw principle to increase task interdependence in cooperative educational videogames. Presentation at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Heidelberg.
       
    • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Wirzberger, M., Rey, G. D. (2016). Look into my eyes! Exploring the effect of addressing in multimedia learning. Presentation at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP), Heidelberg.
       
    • Nebel, S., Beege, M., Schneider, S. & Rey, G. D. (2016). Highscore! The Impact of Feedback and Competition through Leaderboards within Educational Videogames - Highscore! Die Auswirkungen von Feedback und Wettbewerb durch Ranglisten in digitalen Lernspielen. Vortrag gehalten auf dem 50. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie DGPs. Leipzig: Universität Leipzig.
       
    • Beege, M., Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Wirzberger, M., Schmidt, N., & Rey, G. D. (2016). Bedingt räumliche Nähe bessere Lernergebnisse? Die Rolle der Distanz und Integration beim Lernen mit multiplen Informationsquellen [Does spatial proximity enhance learning outcomes? The role of distance and integration in learning from multiple sources of information]. Talk given at the 50th Conference of the German Psychological Society, Leipzig.
       
    • Beege, M., Mikheeva M. & Rey G. (2018). Designelemente in Lehr-/Lernvideos zur Förderung mathematischer und statistischer Behaltens- und Verständnisleistung. In Fachgruppe Didaktik der Mathematik der Universität Paderborn (Hrsg.) Beiträge zum Mathematikunterricht 2018 (S. 237–240). Münster: WTM-Verlag.
       
    • Nebel, S., Beege, M., Schneider, S. & Rey, G. D. (2016). Worauf zielen wir ab? Die Herausforderung der Zielsetzung im digitalen Lernspiel. Ein Beitrag aus der Perspektive der Instruktionspsychologie. In: Junge, Thorsten/Clausen, Dennis (Hrsg.): Digitale Spiele im Diskurs. URL: www.medien-im-diskurs.de
       
    • Beege, M., Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Wirzberger, M., Schmidt, N., & Rey, G. D. (2016). Bedingt räumliche Nähe bessere Lernergebnisse? Die Rolle der Distanz und Integration beim Lernen mit multiplen Informationsquellen [Does spatial proximity enhance learning outcomes? The role of distance and integration in learning from multiple sources of information]. In I. Fritsche (Ed.). 50th Conference of the German Psychological Society. Abstracts (p. 540). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers
       
    • Wirzberger, M., Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2016). CLT meets WMU: Simultaneous experimental manipulation of load factors in a basal working memory task. 9th International Cognitive Load Theory Conference, June 22nd to 24th, 2016, Bochum, Germany, Abstracts (p. 19).
       
    • Wirzberger, M., Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2016). Separating cognitive load facets in a working memory updating task: An experimental approach. International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada - Spain, May 5-8, 2016, Abstract Book (pp. 211–212).
       
    • Beege, M., Wirzberger, M., Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Schmidt , N., & Rey, G. D. (accepted). Spatial continuity effect vs. spatial contiguity failure. Revising the effects of spatial proximity between two sources of information. Applied Cognitive Psychology.
       
    • Schneider, S., Häßler, A., Habermeyer, T., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2019). The more human, the higher the performance? Examining the effects of anthropomorphism on learning with media. Journal of Educational Psychology, 111, 57–72.
       
    • Rey, G. D., Beege, M., Nebel, S., Wirzberger, M., Schmitt, T. H. & Schneider, S. (2019). A meta-analysis of the segmenting effect. Educational Psychology Review, 31, 389–419.
       
    • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S. & Rey, G. D. (2019). Social entities in educational videos: Combining the effects of addressing and professionalism. Computers in Human Behavior, 93, 40–52.
       
    • Mikheeva, M., Schneider, S., Beege, M. & Rey, G. D. (2019). Boundary conditions of the politeness effect in online mathematical learning. Computers in Human Behavior, 92, 419–427.
       
    • Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Beege, M. & Rey, G. D. (2018). Anthropomorphism in decorative illustrations: Benefit or harm for learning? Journal of Educational Psychology, 110, 218–232.
       
    • Schneider, S., Dyrna, J., Meier, L., Beege, M. & Rey, G. D. (2018). How affective charge and text-picture connectedness moderate the impact of decorative pictures on multimedia learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110, 233–249.
       
    • Schneider, S., Beege, M., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2018). A meta-analysis of how signaling affects learning with media. Educational Research Review, 23, 1–24.
       
    • Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Beege, M. & Rey, G. D. (2018). The autonomy-enhancing effects of choice on cognitive load, motivation and learning with digital media, Learning and Instruction, 58, 161–172.
       
    • Schneider, S., Beege, M., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2018). Theoretischer Beitrag: Soziale Prozesse beim Lernen mit digital präsentierten Lernmaterialien. Psychologie in Erziehung und Unterricht, 65, 257–274.
       
    • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Häßler, A., & Rey, G. D. (2018). Mood-affect congruency. Exploring the relation between learners mood and the affective charge of educational videos. Computers & Education, 123, 85–96.
       
    • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., Mitangk, J., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Ageism - Age coherence with learning material fosters learning. Computers in Human Behavior, 75, 510–519.
       
    • Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Beege, M., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Leaderboards within educational videogames: The impact of difficulty, effort and gameplay. Computers & Education, 113, 28–41.
       
    • Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2017). Look into my eyes! Exploring the effect of addressing in educational videos. Learning and Instruction, 49, 113–120.
       
    • Nebel, S., Schneider, S., Beege, M. & Rey, G. D. (2017). You cannot do this alone! Increasing task interdependence in cooperative educational videogames to encourage collaboration. Educational Technology Research and Development, 65, 993–1014.
       
    • Wirzberger, M., Beege, M., Schneider, S., Nebel, S., & Rey, G. D. (2016). One for all?! Simultaneous examination of load-inducing factors for advancing media-related instructional research. Computers & Education, 100, 18–31.
       
    • Nebel, S., Beege, M., Schneider, S. & Rey, G. D. (2016). The higher the score, the higher the learning outcome? Heterogeneous impacts of leaderboards and choice within educational videogames. Computers in Human Behavior, 65, 391–401.
    • Review at Learning and Instruction (JLI)
    • Journal of Medical Education and Training
    • EARLI Konferenz 2019

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