Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences

Kaare Bro Wellnitz

Research Assistant

Profile photoKaare Bro Wellnitz
Research assistant
Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 9
1350, 514
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark
Nationality: Danish
Email: kaare@psy.au.dk
Phone: +4587166172

Education

2017Ph.D. Psychology, Aarhus University, Denmark
2013MSc. Psychology, Aarhus University, Denmark
2011BSc. Psychology, Aarhus University, Denmark
2008High-school graduate, Risskov Gymnasium, Denmark

Positions held (udvalgte)

Dec 2016-Research assistant at Dept. of Psychology, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University
Sep, 2013-Nov, 2016Ph.D. student at Dept. of Psychology, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University
Sep, 2010-Dec, 2011Student teacher at Dept. of Psychology, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University
Apr, 2009-July, 2010Library assistant at Dept. of Psychology, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University

Research areas

Motivation, Engagement, Education, Organization of primary and secondary school, Age Integration, Differentiated Instruction. Particular interest in statistics.

Teaching areas

Educational Psychology, 5. semester: lecture and examination
Social- and personality psychology, 1. semester: examination
Seminar in Educational psychology: small-group lectures and examination
Statistics, 4. semester: examination
Master thesis: supervision and examination
Bacherlor thesis: supervision and examination

Publications

Børns Voksenvenner: Pilotundersøgelse af foreningens screening og match praksis, motiver til og udbytte af venskaber: Opsummering

Damm, A. P., Essen, E. V., Perregaard, N., van Mastrigt, S., Vitus, K. & Wellnitz, K. B., 2018, Aarhus: Trygfondens Børneforskningscenter. 7 p.

Flexible organizing of students: Influence on the development of student motivation and engagement

Wellnitz, K. B., 2017, Aarhus: Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University. 202 p.

Understøttende undervisning i PISA-undersøgelsernes tidsalder

Klitmøller, J. & Wellnitz, K. B., 2016, Understøttende undervisning og læringsmiljøer: Kritiske perspektiver og reflekteret praksis. Kristensen, R. & Szulevicz, T. (eds.). Frederikshavn: Dafolo, p. 45-59 15 p. (Undervisning og læring).

Basic need satisfaction as predictor of student engagement

Wellnitz, K. B., 24 Aug 2015.

Sex, violence and learning: Assessing game effects

Lieberoth, A., Wellnitz, K. B. & Aagaard, J., 2015, Game Research Methods: An Overview. Lankoski, P. & Björk, S. (eds.). Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press, p. 175-192 18 p.

The effect of competency-differentiated classes on students' basic needs satisfaction and school engagement

Wellnitz, K. B., 14 Jun 2014. 20 p.

Symposium: Sociocultural practices of defining students with needs for special attention

Jonasson, C., Lind, A. B., Nielsen, K., Matthiesen, N. C., Aagaard, J. & Wellnitz, K. B., 2014.

Validating SRQ-A and BPNS for middle school children: the factor structure under scrutiny

Wellnitz, K. B., 30 Jun 2013.

Activities

2015 SELF Conference

Kaare Bro Wellnitz (Participant)
21 Aug 201524 Aug 2015

5th International Conference on Self-Determination Theory

Kaare Bro Wellnitz (Participant)
27 Jun 201330 Jun 2013

Failing and confusion in games and gaming

Kaare Bro Wellnitz (Participant)
13 Nov 2013

International Conference on Motivation

Kaare Bro Wellnitz (Participant)
24 Aug 201627 Aug 2016

International Conference on Motivation 2014

Kaare Bro Wellnitz (Participant)
12 Jun 201414 Jun 2014

Summer School - International Conference on Motivation 2014

Kaare Bro Wellnitz (Participant)
9 Jun 201411 Jun 2014

The longitudinal development of 4th to 6th grade students' motivation and engagement - attenuated by flexible grouping?

Kaare Bro Wellnitz (Lecturer)
27 Aug 2017