Work Experience and Education

Psychotherapy and guidance for children, adolescents, young adults and parents private practice in Berlin

Psychological guidance for children, adolescents and parents private practice in Tel Aviv

Licensed clinical psychologist and psychotherapist for children and adolescents (Approbation, cognitive behavioral therapy, ZGFU Berlin, state-approved institute)

Psychotherapy with children and adolescents at the Center for Mental Health at the Free University of Berlin

Internship at the Department for Child and Adolscent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin

Internship at a private practice for child and adolescent psychiatry, Asklepiion, Berlin

PhD in Psychology, Tu Dortmund University (summa cum laude)

Trainer for progressive muscle relaxation and autogenous training

Scientific associate of the Director of the Institute for School Development Research, TU Dortmund University

Research associate at the Institute for School Development Research, TU Dortmund University

PhD fellowship Research School Education and Capabilities, University of Bielefeld and TU Dortmund University

Diploma in Psychology, Free University of Berlin

Master’s Thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

Program Management Assistant European Master in Intercultural Education, Free University of Berlin

Professional Memberships

Deutsche PsychotherapeutenVereinigung e.V. (DPtV)

Psychotherapeutenkammer Berlin

Publications

Peer-Review

Kigel, R. M., McElvany, N. & Becker, M. (2015). Effects of immigrant background on text comprehension, vocabulary, and reading motivation: A longitudinal study. Learning and Instruction, 35, 73–84.

Kigel, R. M. (2014). Schulbezogene Motivation im Kontext von Migration [School motivation in the context of migration]. Technische Universität Dortmund.

Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2013). Domänenspezifische Motivation und Mathematik­leistungen in der Grundschule vor dem Hintergrund kultureller und sprachlicher Diversität [Domain specific motivation and mathematics achievement in elementary school in the context of cultural and linguistic diversity]. Zeitschrift für Grundschulforschung, 6, 142–157.

Hartmann, R. M. & El-Khechen, W. (2013). Lesekompetenzerwerb im Kontext von migrati­onsbedingter sprachlicher Diversität [Reading acquisition in the context of linguistic diversity as a result of migration]. In N. McElvany, M. M. Gebauer, W. Bos & H. G. Holtap­pels (Hrsg.), Sprachliche, kulturelle und soziale Heterogenität in der Schule als Herausforde­rung und Chance der Schulentwicklung (S. 102–129). Weinheim: Juventa.

Hartmann, R. M., McElvany, N., Gebauer, M. M., & Bos, W. (2012). Differential patterns of school motivation in students of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Tertium Comparationis: Journal für International und Interkulturell Vergleichende Erziehungswissen­schaft, 18, 209–223.

Discussant

McElvany, N. & Hartmann, R. M. (2012).Motivation in the teaching profession and beyond. Discussant Symposium at the International Conference on Motivation (ICM), 28–30 August in Frankfurt a. M., Germany.

Chair

Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2013). Current insights into school related motivation in diverse student populations. Chair symposium at the EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, 27– 31 August in Munich, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M. (2013). Bedingungsfaktoren schulischer Leistung im Kon­text von Heterogenität [Determinants of school achievement in the context of heterogeneity]. Chair Symposium at the Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungs­forschung (GEBF), 11–13 March in Kiel, Germany.

Organized Symposia

Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2013). Current insights into school related motivation in diverse student populations. Symposium at the EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, 27–31 August in Munich, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2013). Bedingungsfaktoren schulischer Leistung im Kon­text von Heterogenität [Determinants of school achievement in the context of heterogeneity]. Symposium at the Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungs­forschung (GEBF), 11–13 March in Kiel, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2012). Family background, parental engagement and stu­dent motivation and achievement. Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Educa­tional Research Association (AERA), 13–17 April in Vancouver, Canada.

Conference Talks

Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2013). Differential patterns of school motivation in the context of migration: The role of social inequality. Paper presented at the EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, 27–31 August in Munich, Germany.

Tzislakis, M., Wied, D., Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2013).An extended Rasch model to measure the dependence of school performance and motivation. Paper presented at the Inter­national Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), 22– 26 July in Arnhem, Netherlands.

Hartmann, R. M. & McElvany, N. (2013). Differenzielle Bedeutsamkeit von Motivation für Mathematikleistung im Kontext von Migration [Differential significance of motivation for mathematics achievement in the context of migration]. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Gesell­schaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF), 11–13 March in Kiel, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M., McElvany, N., & Gebauer, M. (2012). The significance of maladaptive school motivation in the context of migration. Paper presented at the conference “Inequality and Social Justice in Institutions of the Educational and Welfare System”, 15–19 June in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Hartmann, R. M., McElvany, N., & Gebauer, M. (2012). Academic motivation of students with diverse family backgrounds and the explanatory power of parental influences. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), 13–17 April in Vancouver, Canada.

McElvany, N., Hartmann, R. M., & Becker, M. (2011). Effects of the incongruity between school and family language on text comprehension, vocabulary, and reading motivation: A lon­gitudinal study. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research 2011 of the European Educational Research Association (ECER), 13–16 September in Berlin, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M., McElvany, N., & Becker, M. (2011). The development of reading skills and reading motivation in students with immigrant backgrounds. Paper presented at the EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, 30 August–3 September in Exeter, UK.Hartmann, R. M., McElvany, N. & Becker, M. (2010). Lesemotivation, Lesekompetenz und Leseselbstkonzept: Entwicklung und reziproke Einflüsse im Längsschnitt [Reading motivation, reading competence and reading self-concept: Long-term development and reciprocal influences]. Paper presented at the 47th congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPS), 26–30 September 2010 in Bremen, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M., McElvany, N., & Becker, M. (2010). The relationship of reading acquisition to the incongruity between school and family language. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), 7–10 July in Berlin, Germany.

Posters

Sander, A., Kigel, R. M., Zander, L., Hannover, B. & McElvany, N. (2015). Language acquisition of students with immigrant backgrounds and the role of stereotype threat. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the Junior Researchers of EARLI (JURE), 23–24 August in Limassol, Cyprus.

Mau, L., Kigel, R. M., Gebauer, M. M. & McElvany, N. (2014). Einstellungen und motivationale Orientierungen von Lehramtsstudierenden und Lehrkräften zum Umgang mit kulturell heterogenen Schülergruppen in Schule und Unterricht [Attitudes and motivation of pre-service teachers and teachers with respect to culturally diverse student groups]. Poster at the conference of the Sachverständigenrats deutscher Stiftungen für Integration und Migration „Akkulturation und Bildung. Methoden, Ergebnisse und Transfer“, 28 September – 01 October in Berlin, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M. (2011).School motivation in the context of migration. Poster at the 2nd Inter­national Conference of the Research School Education and Capabilities “Schools as Gate Keepers”, 9–11 November in Dortmund, Germany.

Hartmann, R. M., McElvany, N., & Becker, M. (2011). The development of reading literacy in elementary school students with immigrant backgrounds: Results from a longitudinal study. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), 8–12 April in New Orleans, USA.