Dr. Carolin Hahnel

  Hahnel Habilitandin

Post-doc Researcher

Technology Based Assessment

Teacher and Teaching Quality

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-727



  • MultiTex Transfer: Transfer project of " Process-based assessment of multiple documents comprehension (Multiple Documents Literacy)" (MultiTex)

Curriculum Vitae

PhD in Psychology, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (Thesis: Demands and Cognitive Processes in Reading Digital Text)
Visiting scholar at the Technology and Learning Sciences Lab (TALS; Director: Prof. Dr. Patricia Boechler) of the University of Alberta, Department of Educational Psychology in Edmonton (CA)
Since 2011
Researcher at DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
2009 – 2011
Master studies of psychology at the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
2006 – 2009
Bachelor studies of psychology at the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Research Interests

  • Reading as a problem-solving process and task-oriented reading
  • Modelling of process data for diagnostics of comprehension and learning processes
  • Learning with digital and interactive technologies


Selected Publications

  • Hahnel, C., Kroehne, U., Goldhammer, F., Schoor, C., Mahlow, N. & Artelt, C. (2019). Validating process indicators of sourcing in an assessment of multiple document comprehension. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 89, 524-537.
  • Hahnel, C., Goldhammer, F., Kröhne, U., & Naumann, J. (2018). The role of reading skills for the evaluation of online information. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 223–234.
  • Hahnel, C., Goldhammer, F., Naumann, J., & Kröhne, U. (2016). Effects of linear reading, basic computer skills, evaluating online information, and navigation on reading digital text. Computers in Human Behavior, 55, 486–500.

Selected Presentations

  • Hahnel, C., Eichmann, B., & Goldhammer, F. (2020). Evaluation of Online Information in University Students: Development and Scaling of a Screening Instrument. Presentation at the Conference of the International Test Commission (ITC), 14.-17.07., Esch-sur-Alzette, LU. (Conference cancelled)
  • Hahnel, C., Goldhammer, F., & Kroehne, U. (2020). Age is Not Necessarily a Restriction: Dealing Effectively with Information from Search Engine Environments. Presentation at the Conference of the European Educational Research Association (ECER), 24.-28.08., Glasgow, SCO. (Conference cancelled)
  • Hahnel, C. & Stemmann, J. (2020). Modeling the exploration space of individuals solving technical problems. Presentaion at the European Congress of Methodology (EAM), 02.-04.09., València, ESP. (Conference postponed to July 21-23, 2021)
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