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Dr. Yoana Omarchevska

Research Associate

 

Campus Golm
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
House 24, Room 1.23
14476 Potsdam

 

consulting hours
can be scheduled based on agreement

Career

seit 10/2022 - Research associate in the Digital Education Working Group at the Department of Educational Science at the University of Potsdam

09/2018 - 09/2022 - Research Associate, Leibnitz-Institute of Knowledge Media (Leibnitz-Institut für Wissensmedien): Working Group „Multiple Representations“

Studies

07/2022 - Ph.D: Psychology (summa cum laude), Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

05/2018 - Master of Science: Educational Science, Utrecht University, Netherlands

06/2016 - Bachelor of Science: Psychology, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Research

- self directed learning

- exploratory learning

- scientific thinking and argumentation

Publications

Omarchevska, Y., Lachner, A., Richter, J., & Scheiter, K. (2022). Do video modeling and metacognitive prompts improve self-regulated scientific inquiry? Educational Psychology Review, 34(2), 1025-1061. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10648-021-09652-3

Omarchevska, Y., Lachner, A., Richter, J., & Scheiter, K. (2022). It takes two to tango: How scientific reasoning and self-regulation processes impact argumentation quality. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 31(2), 237-277. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10508406.2021.1966633  

Omarchevska, Y., Wörner, S., Pavlou, Y., Papaevripidou, M., Zacharia, Z., Puntambekar, S., Gnesdilow, D., Kapici, H. O., Akcay, H., Koca, E. E., Lachner, A., Scheiter, K., Kuang, X., Eysink, T. H., de Jong, T., Kuhn, J., & Linn, M. C. (2021). Science learning with virtual experiments. In de Vries, E., Hod, Y., & Ahn, J. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th International Conference of the Learning Sciences - ICLS 2021. (pp. 811-818). Bochum, Germany: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Presentations

Omarchevska, Y., Lachner, A., Richter, J., & Scheiter, K. (2022, September 14-16). Supporting scientific reasoning and self-regulation during inquiry with video modeling examples. European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Special Interest Group (SIG) 20 & 26. Utrecht, the Netherlands. [Talk]

Omarchevska, Y., Lachner, A., Richter, J., & Scheiter, K. (2022, March 30). The effectiveness of video modeling examples and metacognitive prompts for guiding self-regulated inquiry learning. Jahrestagung Leibniz-Forschungsverbund Bildungspotenziale (LERN) (online conference). Frankfurt am Main. [Talk]

Omarchevska, Y., Lachner, A., & Scheiter, K. (2021, June 8-11). Supporting learning with virtual experiments using video modeling examples and monitoring prompts. International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) Annual Meeting 2021: Reflecting the past and embracing the future. Symposium 1, Science learning with virtual experiments. Bochum. [Talk]

Omarchevska, Y., Lachner, A., & Scheiter, K. (2021, August 23-27). Effects of video modeling and metacognitive prompts on scientific reasoning and self-regulation. 19th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Gothenburg, Sweden. [Talk]

Omarchevska, Y., Lachner, A., & Scheiter, K. (2021, September 14-16). Individual predictors of inquiry behavior and their impact on learning outcomes. 18. Tagung der Fachgruppe Pädagogische Psychologie (PaePsy) 2021. Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg. [Talk]

Omarchevska, Y., & Wörner, S. (2021, June 8-11). Science learning with virtual experiments. International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) Annual Meeting 2021: Reflecting the past and embracing the future. Bochum. [Symposium Organisation]

Omarchevska, Y., Richter, J., & Scheiter, K. (2020, August). Effects of video modeling and metacognitive prompting on hypothesis and argumentation quality. European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Special Interest Group (SIG) 6 & 7 (online conference). Tübingen, Germany. [Talk]

Omarchevska, Y., Richter, J., Lachner, A., & Scheiter, K. (2019, September). The influence of scientific reasoning processes on argumentation quality during inquiry learning. Gemeinsame Tagung der Fachgruppen Pädagogische Psychologie und Entwicklungspsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (PaePsy) 2019. Leipzig, Deutschland. [Poster]

Omarchevska, Y., Scheiter, K., & Richter, J. (2019, February). Sequencing learning activities to promote active learning and comprehension in science education. REASON Winter School. München, Germany. [Poster]