Patrick Franzen

Patrick Franzen

Research and Development Specialist

Fakultät oder Zentrum Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften, Erziehungswissenschaften und Sozialwissenschaften
Department Fachbereich Verhaltens- und Kognitionswissenschaften
Postadresse Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Büroadresse MSH, E03 25-370
E-Mail
Telefon (+352) 46 66 44 9222
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 39222

Patrick Franzen, Research and Development Specialist and member of the CBA research group.

Professional Summary

Patrick Franzen is a Research and Development Specialist within the Computer-Based Assessment research group at the University of Luxembourg. He holds a M.Sc. in Psychological Intervention, with a focus on health psychology, from the University of Luxembourg. His research focuses on the role of personality in education, person-centered methods and psychometrics. He joined the CBA research group in 2017.

Personal Statement

"The great scientific advances of humanity have been achieved by small, steady steps. I aspire to contribute to this ongoing progress."

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Last updated on: Montag, den 07. Dezember 2020

Research Interests

  • Psychometrics
  • Personality
  • Education
  • Person-centered methods
  • Algorithmic item selection
  • Big Data

Projects

  • Dynamics of Academic Self-Concept in Everyday Life (DynASCEL): The DynASCEL project proposes to examine state aspects and dynamics in students’ academic self-concepts and their perceptions of instructional quality on a lesson-to-lesson basis by the use of e-diaries (ambulatory assessment/experience sampling).
  • The role of Conscientiousness skills as enhancers of academic success in secondary education (enhanCe): The enhanCe project proposes to examine students’ conscientiousness skills and the construction of corresponding short scales.



Last updated on: 04 Nov 2020

Franzen, P., van der Westhuizen, L., Arens, A., Fischbach, A. & Niepel, C. (2020, April) Does Conscientiousness Matter for Academic Success? Considering Different Facets of Conscientiousness and Different Educational Outcomes. Poster session at the 2020 AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA, 17.04-21.04.2020 (Conference Canceled)

Franzen, P., Arens, A. K., Niepel, C (2019, September). The stability of academic self-concept profiles – a latent transition analysis. Poster presented at the 1st LuxERA Emerging Researchers’ Conference, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 06.11.2019.

Franzen, P., Arens, A. K., & Niepel, C. (2019, September). Die Stabilität von akademischen Selbstkonzept-Profilen: Befunde einer „latent transition analysis [The stability of academic self-concept profiles: findings of a latent transition analysis]. Talk presented at the Joint Conference of the Sections Developmental Psychology & Educational Psychology (paEpsy 2019), Leipzig, Germany, 09.09.-12.09.2019.

Franzen, P., Niepel, C., Arens, A. K., Fischbach, A., & Greiff, S. (2019, September). Entwicklung und Validierung eines Kurzfragebogens zur Erfassung von sieben Facetten von Gewissenhaftigkeit [Development and validation of a short-form questionnaire for the assessment of seven conscientiousness facets]. Talk presented at the Joint Conference of the Sections Developmental Psychology & Educational Psychology (paEpsy 2019), Leipzig, Germany, 09.09.-12.09.2019.

Franzen, P., van der Westhuizen, L., Greiff, S., Fischbach, A., & Niepel, C. (2019, August). Developing and validating a short-form assessment of conscientiousness competencies. Talk presented at the 18th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Aachen, Germany, 12.08.-16.08.2019.

Franzen, P., van der Westhuizen, L., Greiff, S., Fischbach, A., & Niepel, C. (2018, November). Developing and validating a short-form questionnaire for the assessment of seven conscientiousness facets in educational large-scale assessments. Talk presented at the 1st LuxERA Conference in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 08.11-09.11.2018.

Talic, I., Franzen, P., Greiff, S., & Niepel, C. (2018, November). Replicating and extending the GI/E model: Social and dimensional comparison effects of achievement on test anxiety in math, physics, German, and English. Talk presented at the 1st LuxERA Conference in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 08.11-09.11.2018.

 

For the complete list of publications, please refer here.



Last updated on: 04 Nov 2020

Teaching

  • Structural Equation Modeling 1 (in Master of Evaluation and Assessment)
  • Enhanced Test Evaluation (in Master of Psychological Intervention)
  • Competence Assessment in Professional Domains (in Master of Evaluation and Assessment)

Reviewing Activity

  • Thinking Skills and Creativity

Other Professional Experience

  • Editorial Assistant for the "Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie" (2017 – 2020)
  • Unit development for the adaptive problem solving assessment of the PIAAC 2021 cycle



Last updated on: 04 Nov 2020