Raven Rinas is currently pursuing her PhD within the Department of Psychology and the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (“GGS”) at the University of Augsburg under the supervision of Dr. Martin Daumiller and Prof. Dr. Markus Dresel. Her primary research focus lies in examining the relations between university instructors’ achievement goals and their subjective well-being (see ZiDo project below for further information). Raven previously completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Western Ontario (2011 – 2016) and her Master’s degree in Psychology of the Learning Sciences at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (2016 – 2018), with her thesis focusing on emotional transmission in the classroom.
Achievement goals in university instructors (and their relationship with outcomes such as well-being)
Fostering motivation in students and teachers
Improving teaching and learning quality