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.


03.07.2018 - Congratulations to Brigitte Brisson and Jan-Erik Schmidt on their successful defences. In her dissertation, Brigitte Brisson dealt with the promotion of motivation in mathematics, while Jan-Erik Schmidt did his doctorate on the effects of feedback on the health of teachers.

19.06.2018 - New Open Access Publication: Aldrup, K., Klusmann, U., Lüdtke, O., Göllner, R., & Trautwein, U. (2018). Student misbehavior and teacher well-being: Testing the mediating role of the teacher-student relationship. Learning and Instruction, 58, 126-136. doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2018.05.006

08.05.2018 - Press release: Offering the best possible support to young teachers. Studies conducted by the Universities of Tübingen and Freiburg examine the professional development of beginning teachers.

11.04.2018 - Ulrich Trautwein, Waltraud Schreiber (University of Eichstätt) and Clemens Hillenbrand (University of Oldenburg) have raised funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The project "inKLUsiv Geschichte lehren: Ein blended-learning-Konzept für die Lehrkräftefortbildung (KLUG)" [Teaching History inclusively: A blended learning concept for teacher training] will receive around 160,000 € (Tübingen share) until March 2021.

05.04.2018 - Brent Roberts, a personality researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been a Distinguished International Professor at the Hector Research Institute since early 2018. Previously, he had the same function primarily at the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network, financed by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science.


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Retreat in Bad Urach: 10.-12.10.2018