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Heitzmann, Nicole

Dr. Nicole Heitzmann

Research Fellow


Room 1112, Leopoldstr. 13, 80802 Munich

Phone: +49-(0)89-2180-72589

Office hours:
Only by e-mail appointment.

Further Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • Year of birth: 1984
  • Degrees:
    - M.A., Educational Sciences, LMU Munich
    - Dr. phil., Educational Sciences, LMU Munich

Research topics

  • worked examples with integrated errors
  • error based learning
  • self-explanation prompts
  • adaptable feedback
  • learning in education, in medicine and in nursing
  • Diagnostic Competence and domain specificity

Important positions

  • since 01.2014 Research Associate at the at the Chair of Education and Educational Psychology at the Ludwig–Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich and at the Chair of Medical Education at Clinics LMU Munich. Project Coordination: Analysis and fostering of Diagnostic Competences with Simulations founded by LMUexcellent
  • 03.2010-12.2013 Research Associate at the Chair of Education and Educational Psychology at the LMU Munich. Project Coordination: Psychology Master’s Program in the Learning Sciences
  • 11.2011-12.2013 Research Associate at the Chair of Medical Education at Clinics LMU Munich. Project Coordination: Fostering Diagnostic Competences in Medicine and Nursing founded by Robert Bosch Foundation
  • 01.2010-09.2011 Research Associate at the Institute of Institute for Teaching and Educational Research in Health Sciences at the University Witten/ Herdecke. Project: Medical Interpretation of virtual ring test findings founded by Instand e.v.

Selected publications

  • Heitzmann, N., Fischer, F. & Feichtner, V. (2017). Kompetenzförderliches Feedback. SchulVerwaltung BY, 9, 231-235. [online]
  • Heitzmann, N., Fischer, F. & Fischer, M. R. (2017). Worked examples with errors: when self-explanation
    prompts hinder learning of teachers diagnostic competences on problem-based learning. Instr Sci. [online]
  • Heitzmann, N. & Fischer, F. (2016). Berufsbegleitendes Lernen: Modelle und Befunde aus der Lehr-/Lernforschung. In: M. Dick, W. Marotzki & H. Mieg (Hrsg.). Handbuch Professionsentwicklung (S. 239-250). Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt/UTB.
  • Heitzmann, N., Fischer, F., Kühne-Eversmann, L., & Fischer, M. R. (2015). Enhancing diagnostic competence with self-explanation prompts and adaptable feedback. Medical Education, 49(10), 993–1003.
  • Heitzmann, N., & Schultz-Pernice, F. (2015). Problemorientierte Aufgabenstellung. Praxis Schule, 4, 6–10.
  • Heitzmann, N. (2014, January 22). Fostering diagnostic competence in different domains (Text.PhDThesis). Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Retrieved from http://edoc.ub.uni-muenchen.de/16862/
  • Kopp, V., Stark, R., Heitzmann, N., & Fischer, M. R. (2009). Self-regulated learning with case-based worked examples: effects of errors. Evaluation & Research in Education, 22(2), 107-119.

Extended curriculum vitae (PDF 111kB)