@SilvijaMarkic

Dr. Silvija Markic

Expertise in linguistic heterogeneity and diversity, (student) teachers` beliefs and alternative teaching methods.

About Silvija Markic

Affiliation: University of Bremen, Germany

Silvija Markic is a senior lecturer and researcher at the University of Bremen (Germany) since summer 2009. Before that she finished her teacher training program for grammar school teacher of chemistry and mathematics. She works in the field of chemistry teacher education and researches in the didactics of chemistry. Her research interests include science teachers` beliefs and pedagogical content knowledge, linguistic heterogeneity and diversity in chemistry and science education, cooperative learning and alternative teaching methods.

She is an active member of the European Chemistry Thematic Network and its working groups.

Relevant publications about university teaching and learning

  • Mamlok-Naaman, R., Markic, S., & Rauch, F. (2013): How to keep myself being a professional chemistry teacher. In: I. Eilks & A. Hofstein (eds.), Teaching Chemistry - A studybook. (pp. 269-298). Rotterdam: Sense. 
  • Markic, S., Broggy, J., & Childs, P. (2013): How to deal with linguistic issues in the chemistry classroom. In: I. Eilks & A. Hofstein (eds.), Teaching Chemistry - A studybook. (pp. 127-152). Rotterdam: Sense. 
  • Markic, S., Eilks, I., di Fuccia, D., & Ralle, B. (2012): Heterogeneity and cultural diversity in science education and science education research. Aachen: Shaker. 
  • Markic, S. & Eilks, I. (2012):  A comparison of student teachers` beliefs from four different science teaching domains using a mixed-methods design. International Journal of Science Education, 34 (4), 589-608.
  • Markic, S. (2012): Lesson plans for student language heterogeneity while learning science. In: S. Markic, I. Eilks, D. di Fuccia, & B. Ralle (eds.), Heterogeneity and cultural diversity in science education and science education research. (pp. 41-52). Aachen: Shaker.
  • Markic, S. (2008): Studies on Freshman Science Student Teachers' Beliefs about Science Teaching and Learning. Aachen: Shaker.

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