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Tine Nielsen

Tine Nielsen

Associate Professor

TN’s main research interests are two-fold:Applied Psychometrics, particularly development, adaptation and translation of psychological measurement scales for use in Higher Education Psychology and Health-related Psychology. Higher Education Psychology, both psychometrically, and focused on other issue related to motivation, self-efficacy, psychological barriers for learning statistics, student and teacher learning processes and outcomes (cognitive styles and strategies), and student well-being

TN started the PsychMeasure collaborative research unit, while at the University of Southern Denmark (see PsychMeasure for collaborators and project examples), and in 2016 founded the Danish Measurement Network (DM), where a group of researchers with a common background and measurement interest meet four times a year.  

TN is Subject Editor (Psychometrics and Higher Education) at the Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, and member of a number of research and teaching interest groups including: the Psychometric Society, the European Rasch Research and Teaching Group (ERRTG), an International Rasch discussion group (the Matilda Bay Club), European Association for Research in Teaching and Learning (EARLI), the International Study Association for Teachers and Teaching (ISATT).    

Present teaching and supervision:

  • PhD courses, master classes and Researcher courses (Applied validation of Scales/Rasch analysis)
  • Psychological Testing, Master course (Developer, Coordinator & Lecturer)
  • Educational Psychology, Bachelor Course (Lecturer)
  • Research electives
  • PhD, Master Thesis and Bachelor Thesis Supervision

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