Curriculum Vitae

Teacher studies at the University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt (Psychology and English) with a focus on diagnostics, clinical psychology and educational psychology in childy and youth psychology (2009 - 2015). ERASMUS scholarship in Aberdeen, Scotland (2010 - 2011) and Bachelor's degree in Psychology (2015). Since November 2015 research associate and PhD student at the Chair of Psychology of Prof. Markus Dresel. Enrolled in the Empirical Educational Research program of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Augsburg.

Research interests

  • Self-regulated learning in school and higher education contexts

  • Motivation and motivational training in higher education settings

  • Academic procrastination

  • Learning from mistakes

  • Eye-movements (eye-tracking)

Research projects

  • PRO-SRL-EVA: Product and process oriented measurement and modelling of competences for self-regulated learning in higher education - Further validation


List of publications and talks ( )


Selected publications

  • Eckerlein, N., Dresel, M., Steuer, G., Foerst, N., Ziegler, A., Schmitz, B., Spiel, C. & Schober, B. (2020). Modelling, assessing, and promoting competences for self-regulated learning in higher education. In O. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, H. Anand-Pant, M. Toepper & C. Lautenbach (Eds.), Student Learning in German Higher Edcuation (pp. 165–179). Wiesbaden: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-27886-1
  • Steuer, G., Engelschalk, T., Eckerlein, N. & Dresel, M. (2019). Assessment and relationships of conditional motivational regulation strategy knowledge as an aspect of undergraduates‘ self-regulated learning competencies. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 33, 95–104. doi:10.1024/1010-0652/a000237
  • Eckerlein, N., Roth, A., Engelschalk, T., Steuer, G., Schmitz, B. & Dresel, M. (2019). The role of motivational regulation in exam preparation: Results from a standardized diary study. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 81. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00081 ( )
  • Bäulke, L., Eckerlein, N. & Dresel, M. (2018). Interrelations between motivational regulation, procrastination and college dropout intentions. Unterrichtswissenschaft, 4, 461–479. doi:10.1007/s42010-018-0029-5



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