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Kruse, Gerd
Professor
University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland
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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2006 | Prof. in German Didactics at the School for Teacher Education of the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland. Instruction of teachers in basic and further education. Associate and co-director / director of research and development projects in the Institute for Research and Development / Literacy Centre.
  • 2000-2006 | Lecturer and Professor for German Didactics at the Pedagogical University Solothurn.
  • 1991-2000 | Teacher at the cantonal Teachers Training College Solothurn.
  • 1988-1991 | Teacher at a vocational middle school focussing on business.
  • 1986-1988 | Trainee teacher (Postgraduate degree in Education).
  • 1980-1986 | Associate lecturer and research associate in the German Department of the Free University of Berlin.
  • 1974-1980 | Studies in German, Politics and History at the Free University of Berlin.

Main Publications

-          Kruse, Gerd; Rickli, Ursula; Riss, Maria; Sommer, Thomas (2010):  Lesen. Das Training 1. (Unterstufe). Bern: Schulverlag plus

-          Baumann, Sandra; Knechtel, Nora; Kruse, Gerd (2010): Parcours Sprache.  Ein förderdiagnostisches Instrument zur Beobachtung und Entwicklung von Sprachkompetenzen im Schuleingangsbereich. Bern: Schulverlag plus

-          Kruse, Gerd / Sommer Thomas (2010): Creating an Inspiring Reading Environment. In: Garbe, C. / Holle , K. / Weinhold, S. (Hrsg.): ADORE: Teaching Struggling Adolescent Readers in European Countries. Key Elements of Good Practice. Frankfurt/M. u.a.: Peter Lang, S. 133 - 141 

-          Sommer Thomas / Kruse, Gerd (2010): ICT, Media Literacy and Information-Communication-Technology (ICT). In: Garbe, C. / Holle , K. / Weinhold, S. (Hrsg.): ADORE. Teaching  Struggling Adolescent Readers in European Countries. Key Elements of Good Practice. Frankfurt/M. u.a.: Peter Lang, S. 205 - 211 

-          Kruse, Gerd (2007): Das Lesen trainieren: Zu Konzepten von Leseunterricht und Lesetraining. In: Bertschi-Kaufmann, Andrea (Hrsg.): Lesekompetenz - Leseleistung - Leseförderung. Grundlagen, Modelle und Materialien. Zug: Klett und Balmer, S. 178 – 190 

-          Kruse, Gerd (2007): Von der Vorentlastung bis zur Textbeurteilung - Das Lesen trainieren und Lesestrategien entwickeln. In: Unterricht Konkret 3, S. 32 - 35

-          Bertschi-Kaufmann, Andrea; Kruse, Gerd (2007): Lesen in allen Fächern. In: Unterricht Konkret 3, S. 4 - 7

-          Bertschi-Kaufmann, Andrea; Hagendorf Hammouche, Petra; Kruse, Gerd; Rank, Katharina; Riss, Maria; Sommer, Thomas (2007): Lesen. Das Training. Stufe I (Klasse 4-6) und Stufe II (Klasse 7-9). Seelze: Lernbuch Verlag bei Friedrich (Deutsche Ausgabe) und Buchs: Lehrmittelverlag des Kantons Aargau (Schweizer Ausgabe) .

-          Bertschi-Kaufmann, Andrea; Hagendorf Hammouche, Petra; Kruse, Gerd; Rank, Katharina; Riss, Maria; Sommer, Thomas (2006): Fördermaterial: Lesen. Lesefertigkeitstraining. In: Lernchancen 54, S. 31 - 39

-          Kruse, Gerd; Rickli, Ursula (2003): Wörterfuchs. Gebrauchswortschatz für kluge Köpfe. Lernkartei und Kommentar. Solothurn: Lehrmittelverlag.

 

Research & Projects

Since 2004 Associate and Project-Leader of several reading research and development projects in the Institute for Research and Development / Literacy Centre.

2007–2009 Member of the Swiss Team in the ADORE-Project

Main focus areas are consultation in subject didactics and development of instruction materials along with development and implementation projects in the areas of the acquisition of written language as well as the instruction of reading and reading promotion