Professor Christian Mathis

Professor Christian Mathis

Visiting Academic

School of Education

Career Summary

Biography

Christian is currently a Professor in History Education at Zurich University of Teacher Education (click here: PHZH) where he teaches courses in History Education, Social Studies Education, and General Studies: Phenomenon Orientated Teaching, Multi- and Interdisciplinary Teaching.

He is also a member of the HERMES research group concentrated within the School of Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia. (click here: HERMES research group)

Christian's scholarly interests and contributions are located within the field of History and History Education, Social Studies Education; Civic Education; Teacher Education. 

His current scholarly projects focus in various ways on students', teacher students', and teachers' conceptions and beliefs.


Keywords

  • Civic Education
  • Didactics
  • Didactics of History
  • Epistemic Beliefs
  • General Studies Education
  • History
  • History Culture
  • History Education
  • Holocaust Education
  • Kindergarten Education
  • Model of Educational Reconstruction
  • Primary Education
  • Professional Development
  • Public History
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Teaching and Learning Archaeology
  • Teaching and Learning History

Languages

  • English (Working)
  • German (Mother)
  • French (Working)
  • Italian (Fluent)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130106 Secondary Education 25
130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators 50
130105 Primary Education (excl. Maori) 25
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Professor Christian Mathis

Position

Visiting Academic
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

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