Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology


The Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology focuses on the individual, social and institutional determinants of learning processes. 



11.01.2018 - Sven Rieger successfully defended his dissertation "Facilitating the understanding of personality: The usefulness of unifying two existing approaches". Congratulations!
10.01.2018 - Congratulations to Franziska Rebholz on her successful defense of her dissertation "Fostering mathematical competences by preparing for a mathematical competition".
21.12.2017 - Jessika Golle and colleagues secured funding by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) for their project "Enrichment in regular STEM classes for (potentially) high-performing primary school children" (523.440,05 €, 01/2018-12/2022).
04.12.2017 - New publication, available for download until January 20th, 2018: Gaspard, H., Wigfield, A., Jiang, Y., Nagengast, B., Trautwein, U., & Marsh, H. W. (2018). Dimensional comparisons: How academic track students’ achievements are related to their expectancy and value beliefs across multiple domains. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 52, 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.cedpsych.2017.10.003
24.11.2017 - Jennifer Müller presented her research and application project “Listening to Math” as an ICT demonstration titled “Multimodal Interaction in Classrooms: Implementation of Tangibles in Integrated Music and Math Lessons” at the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) in Glasgow, UK and won the "Best Demonstration Award". Congratulations!
20.11.2017 - Press release: Low ratings for language in textbooks. Vocabulary and difficulty of texts are rarely suited to language skills of students, University of Tübingen researchers find.

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