Office Address:
Technologiepark 21
33100 Paderborn
Room:
TP21.2.07
Office hours:

Im SoSe 24 findet die Sprechstunde 14-tägig statt.
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Office Address:
Technologiepark 21
33100 Paderborn
Room:
TP21.2.07
Office hours:

Im SoSe 24 findet die Sprechstunde 14-tägig statt.
Anmelden können Sie sich unter dem KOMO-Link.
Bitte schreiben Sie beim Grund dabei, ob Sie den Termin in Präsenz oder digital wahrnehmen möchten.

Termine zur Anrechnung für die Einstufung in ein höheres Semester bitte mit meiner Sekretärin Frau Hendriks, außerhalb der Sprechstunde, vereinbaren.

Office Address:
Technologiepark 21
33100 Paderborn
Room:
TP21.2.07

About Katharina Rohlfing

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2015: Professor (W3) of Psycholinguistics, Paderborn University

2008 - 2015: Senior researcher (Akademische Oberrätin), head of Emergentist Semantics Group, Cluster of Excellence "Cognitive Interaction Technology", Bielefeld University

2009: Habilitation (Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics), Bielefeld University

2005 - 2008: Postdoctoral Researcher in Applied Informatics, Bielefeld University

2004: Postdoctoral fellow, supported by a DAAD grant, Northwestern University, Department of Communication Science and Disorders

2002 - 2004: Postdoctoral fellow, supported by a DFG Emmy-Noether Phase 1 grant, University of Chicago, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, Department of Linguistics and Oriental Languages

2002: Doctorate

Strohner/Sinha, “UNDERstanding: How infants acquire the meaning of UNDER and other spatial relational terms” (Doctor of Philosophy, Linguistics), “summa cum laude”, Bielefeld University

1999 - 2002: Graduate student in the DFG interdisciplinary graduate program "Task-Oriented Communication" (GK 256), Bielefeld University

2000: Degree programme

Diploma in German as Foreign Language, University of Kassel, Germany

1997: Degree programme

Magister in German Linguistics, Philosophy, and Media Studies, University of Paderborn, Germany

2021: Honorable mention at the IDC (Interaction Design and Children)

2016: Best Paper Award IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development

2009: Best Paper Award ICDL 2009

2006: Dilthey Fellow, VolkswagenStiftung

2002: Emmy Noether-Fellow, Phase 1 (DFG)

"Children, as they grow, must acquire ways of representing the recurrent regularities in their environment, and they must transcend the momentary by developing ways of linking past to present to future—representation and integration". (Bruner, 1964)

Publications

Latest Publications

Preschoolers' Interactions with Social Robots: Investigating the Potential for Eliciting Metatalk and Critical Technological Thinking

N.F. Tolksdorf, E. Wildt, K. Rohlfing, in: Companion of the 2024 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, ACM, 2024, pp. 1053–1057.

Inklusion verstehen - Szenen aus dem Unterricht in interdisziplinärer Reflexion

U. Häsel-Weide, K. Kammeyer, I. Kruse, D. Laubenstein, O. Reis, K. Rohlfing, F. Schröer, eds., Inklusion verstehen - Szenen aus dem Unterricht in interdisziplinärer Reflexion, 1st ed., Kohlhammer, Stuttgart, 2024.

Contrastiveness in the context of action demonstration: an eye-tracking study on its effects on action perception and action recall

A. Singh, K.J. Rohlfing, in: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society 45 (45), Cognitive Science Society, Sydney, Australia, 2023.

Scaffolding the human partner by contrastive guidance in an explanatory human-robot dialogue

A. Groß, A. Singh, N.C. Banh, B. Richter, I. Scharlau, K.J. Rohlfing, B. Wrede, Frontiers in Robotics and AI 10 (2023).

Social/dialogical roles of social robots in supporting children’s learning of language and literacy—A review and analysis of innovative roles

K. Rohlfing, N. Altvater-Mackensen, N. Caruana, R. van den Berghe, B. Bruno, N.F. Tolksdorf, A. Hanulíková, Frontiers in Robotics and AI 9 (2022).

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Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Introduction to linguistics
  • Introduction to language acquisition
  • Gesture, cognition, and language
  • Learning, language, and technical support

Current Courses

  • Paderborner Perspektiven auf Inklusion
  • Modulabschlussprüfung: Professionalisierungsmodul: Sprache und Literatur - GS / SP
  • Linguistische Theorien anwenden
  • Gesture and Culture
  • Einführung in den (Schrift-)Spracherwerb

Scientific Engagement

Since 2005  |  Member in Bielefelder Institut für Frühkindliche Entwicklung, Software Innovation Campus Paderborn


2020 - 2022  |  Speciality Chief Editor in Frontiers in Developmental Psychology


Further Information

Buchveröffentlichungen

"Frühe Sprachentwicklung"
von Katharina J. Rohlfing, UTB Verlag

Handbuch "International Perspectives on Digital Media and Early Literacy"
Herausgegeben von Katharina J. Rohlfing und Claudia Müller-Brauers, Routledge Verlag

Functions

Member of SICP

Scientific director of the SprachSpielLabor 

2020 - 2022: Specialty Chief Editor in Frontiers in Psychology: Developmental Psychology

2018 - 2021: Member of the Senate of the Paderborn University

2009 - 2019: Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems Technical Committee

since 2017: Collaborating partner in the GI NRW Graduate Institute, section "Digitization in Economy and Society"

2012 - 2018: IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems Technical Committee: Chair of Education

since 2011: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the journal L.O.G.O.S. INTERDISZIPLINÄR

since 2009: Member of the Bielefeld Institute for Early Childhood Development e.V.

2009 - 2019: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the journal IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems