Working Group "Eye Tracking"

Eye Tracking at the University of Augsburg

The working group "Eye Tracking" includes researchers from all disciplinary fields interested in eye-tracking applications in research on learning and instruction. The working group is interdisciplinary; its members come from a number of departments, including education, psychology, teacher education, medical education, music education, physical education, science education, software engineering education, vocational education, and digital media of the universities of Augsburg, Hannover, Kiel, Munich, Regensburg, Saarland, and Tübingen.



Invited Talks

Winter term 2023/2024
  • 22.01.2024: Dr. Sarah Mahler & Prof. Dr. Corinne Wyss, FHNW Switzerland: "Potentials of different perspectives of classroom videos for fostering teachers’ professional vision"
  • 22.01.2024: Prof. Dr. Marjaana Puurtinen, Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku: "Eye-tracking applications in studying of visual expertise in music and history"
  • 04.12.2023: Prof. Dr. Adam Szulewski, Departments of Emergency Medicine & Psychology, Queen's University: "Blurred lines: Learning and performing in medicine – insights from simulated and real environments"
  • 23.10.2023: Prof. Dr. Lina Kaminskienė & Kateryna Horlenko, Education Academy, Vytautas Magnus University: "Mobile eye tracking evoked teacher self-reflection about teaching practices and behavior towards students in higher education"
  • 23.10.2023: Prof. Dr. Ellen Kok, Department of Education, Utrecht University: "Do you see me learning? Using gaze displays to support learning"
Summer term 2023
  • 26.06.2023: Prof. Dr. Jacob L. Orquin, Department of Management, Aarhus University: "Eye tracking research design"
  • 05.06.2023: Vanessa Gratton, Institute of Educational Science, University of Regensburg
  • 05.06.2023: Sylvia Gabel, Methods in Learning Research, University of Augsburg: "Lenkung der professionellen Unterrichtswahrnehmung von Lehramtsstudierenden in Unterrichtssituationen: Eine Eye-Tracking-Studie"
  • 24.04.2023: Prof. Dr. Roger Säljö, Department of Education, Communication and Learning, University of Gothenburg: "Eye-movements as data source: navigating between fossilized behaviours and know-how"
  • 24.04.2023: Prof. Dr. Erno Lehtinen, Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku: "Looking for educationally relevant use of eye-tracking"
Winter term 2022/2023
  • 30.01.2023: Özün Keskin, Methods in Learning Research, University of Augsburg: "Der Blick auf die Lernenden: Eine Eye Tracking-Studie mit Lehramtsstudierenden"
  • 30.01.2023: Florian Hauser, Laboratory for Safe and Secure Systems, OTH Regensburg: "Eye tracking im Software Engineering"

  • 09.01.2023: Prof. Dr. Heather Sheridan, Department of Psychology, University at Albany: "Perceptual specificity effects in chess and music reading: Evidence from eye movements"

  • 09.01.2023: Mandy Klatt, Institut für Bildungswissenschaften, Universität Leipzig: "What are you looking at? Combining experienced and inexperienced teachers' mobile eye-tracking data with self-assessment data - preliminary results from a lab study"

  • 05.12.2022: Saswati Chaudhuri, Department of Teacher Education, University of Jyväskylä: "Teachers' psychological stress associates with teachers' visual focus of attention"

  • 05.12.2022: Dr. Robin Junker, Institut für Psychologie in Bildung und Erziehung, Universität Münster: "Examining stressors of teachers while teaching and watching: Results from two psycho-physiological video-studies"

  • 24.10.2022: Dr. Christian Kosel, School of Social Sciences and Technology, Technische Universität München: "Wissenschaftliche Gütekriterien in Eye-Tracking Studien mit Lehrpersonen: Zentrale Herausforderungen & mögliche Lösungsansätze"
  • 24.10.2022: Ann-Sophie Grub, Professur für Empirische Bildungsforschung, Universität des Saarlandes: "Eye Tracking als prozessbasierte Methode zur Erfassung der professionellen Wahrnehmung (angehender) Lehrkräfte"
Summer term 2022
  • 20.06.2022: Dr. Ilona Södervik, Department of Education, University of Helsinki / Prof. Dr. Mari Murtonen, Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku: "The interaction between professional vision and conceptual change in higher education teaching"
  • 20.06.2022: Dr. Yizhen Huang, Department Erziehungswissenschaft, Universität Potsdam: „Professional vision in virtual reality: Experimental investigations of preservice teachers' noticing"
  • 09.05.2022: Dr. Nora McIntyre, Southampton Education School, University of Southampton: „Looking forward to the future: Next steps in eye-tracking research for education"
  • 09.05.2022: Prof. Dr. Markku S. Hannula, Department of Education, University of Helsinki: „Reflections on studying eye movements in a mathematics class during collaborative problem solving"
  • 09.05.2022: Leonie Telgmann, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft, Leibniz Universität Hannover: „Using mobile eye tracking to investigate and promote teachers' situation-specific skills of classroom management
Winter term 2021/2022
  • 17.01.2022: Prof. Dr. Kenneth Holmqvist, Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I, Universität Regensburg: „Eye tracking method, some classroom research and a tentative EMME review“
  • 15.11.2021: Dr. Patricia Goldberg, Hector-Institut für Empirische Bildungsforschung, Universität Tübingen: „Professionelle Unterrichtswahrnehmung: Wie blicken Lehrpersonen auf ihre Schülerinnen und Schüler?“
  • 15.11.2021: Dr. Rebekka Stahnke, Abteilung Fachbezogener Erkenntnistransfer, IPN Kiel: „Die professionelle Wahrnehmung von Klassenmanagement: ausgewählte Ergebnisse einer Expertisestudie“



Meetings during winter term 2023/2024, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

  • 22.01.2024
  • 04.12.2023
  • 23.10.2023

Meetings during summer term 2023, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

  • 17.07.2023
  • 26.06.2023
  • 05.06.2023
  • 15.05.2023
  • 24.04.2023

Meetings during winter term 2022/2023, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

  • 30.01.2023
  • 09.01.2023
  • 05.12.2022
  • 14.11.2022
  • 24.10.2022

Meetings during summer term 2022, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

  • 11.07.2022
  • 20.06.2022
  • 30.05.2022
  • 09.05.2022

Meetings during winter term 2021/2022, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

  • 07.02.2022
  • 17.01.2022
  • 06.12.2021
  • 15.11.2021
  • 25.10.2021

Meetings during summer term 2021, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

  • 12.07.2021
  • 21.06.2021
  • 31.05.2021