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Niklas, Frank

Prof. Dr. Frank Niklas

Professor for Educational Psychology and Family Studies

Contact

Room 3411, Leopoldstr. 13, 80802 Munich

Phone: +49-(0)89-2180-5166

Office hours:
by appointment via e-Mail

 

Further Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2001 - 2007 Studies in psychology at the University of Würzburg
  • 2007 - 2013 Research Fellow at the University of Würzburg
  • 2013 - 2015 Post-doctoral studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2015 - 2018 Senior Research Fellow at the University of Würzburg
  • 2018 - 2019 Senior Lecturer (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Augsburg
  • 2019 – Full Professor for Educational Psychology and Family Studies at the LMU Munich

Teaching

Information im HIS-LSF

Research topics

  • Home Literacy Environment / Home Numeracy Environment
  • Interventions in the home learning environment (also with digital media)
  • Development of mathematical und literacy competencies in children
  • Development of the academic self-concept
  • Composition effects in kindergartens and schools

Selected publications

  • Niklas, F., Schmiedeler, S., Pröstler, N. & Schneider, W. (2011). Die Bedeutung des Migrationshintergrunds, des Kindergartenbesuchs sowie der Zusammensetzung der Kindergartengruppe für sprachliche Leistungen von Vorschulkindern. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 25(2), 115-130. doi:10.1024/1010-0652/a000032
  • Niklas, F. & Schneider, W. (2013). Home literacy environment and the beginning of reading and spelling. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 38, 40-50. doi:10.1016/j.cedpsych.2012.10.001
  • Niklas, F. & Schneider, W. (2015). With a little help: improving kindergarten children’s vocabulary by enhancing the home literacy environment. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 28(4), 491-508. doi:10.1007/s11145-014-9534-z
  • Niklas, F. & Schneider, W. (2017). Home learning environment and development of child competencies from kindergarten until the end of elementary school. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 49, 263-274. doi:10.1016/j.cedpsych.2017.03.006
  • Niklas, F. & Tayler, C. (2018). Room quality and composition matters: Children's verbal and numeracy abilities in Australian early childhood settings. Learning and Instruction, 54, 114-124. doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2017.08.006
  • Schneider, W., Niklas, F. & Schmiedeler, S. (2014). Intellectual development from early childhood to early adulthood: The impact of early IQ differences on stability and change over time. Learning and Individual Differences, 32, 156-162. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2014.02.001