Curriculum Vitae

Master’s in Educational Science, Psychology and Sociology at LMU Munich. Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in Psychology from Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (2006). Scholarship student in the DFG-funded Virtual Ph.D. Program “Knowledge Acquisition and Knowledge Exchange With New Media” (2002-2005). Researcher at Knowledge Media Research Center (KMRC) in Tübingen (2005-2006). Post-Doc at the Chair for Empirical Education and Educational Psychology at LMU Munich (2006-2015). Interim Professor for Psychology of Excellence in Business and Education at LMU Munich (2010-2012). Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Topic: “Orchestrating complex learning and teaching processes: Contextual and design-related conditions for the effectiveness of computer-supported collaboration scripts”) (2013). Coordinator of the Special Interest Group 20 (“Inquiry Learning”) of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI; 2017-2021). Since Oct. 1, 2015: Full Professor for Educational Psychology at the University of Augsburg. Since 2017 coordinator and chairman of the examination committee of the Master's program "Interdisciplinary Research on Learning and Teaching". Since 2021 speaker of the project "Fostering competence development with digital, authentic and feedback-based instructional scenarios" (KodiLL).


Research foci

  • Evidence-oriented reasoning of pre- and in-service teachers
  • Scientific reasoning and argumentation
  • Technology-supported teaching and learning
  • Collaborative learning
  • Innovative instructional approaches

Courses / teaching

(applied filters: semester: current | lecturers: Ingo Kollar | course types: all)
name semester type
Theoretical approaches to learning and instruction / Zugänge zur Lehr-Lernforschung winter semester 2023/24 Seminar
Masterkolloquium winter semester 2023/24 Kolloquium
Debattierclub Kognition und Instruktion winter semester 2023/24 Seminar
Forschungsseminar Psychologie winter semester 2023/24 Seminar
Forschungsprojekt Kognition und Instruktion Teil 2 winter semester 2023/24 Seminar
Core skills within research on learning and instruction winter semester 2023/24 Seminar
Psychologie II für Lehramtsstudierende - Bedingungen von Lehr-Lernprozessen winter semester 2023/24 Vorlesung