Francesca Suter

Francesca Suter, Dr. phil.

Oberassistentin / Senior Teaching and Research Assistant

Phone: +41 44 634 24 25

Address: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRE-G-20

Presence times: Dienstag, Tuesdays

francesca.suter@ife.uzh.ch

Website

ORCID

Courses

Office hours

Tuesdays, meetings by agreement

Research interests

Self-regulated learning, metacognition, achievment goals, attributions, implicit theories

Curriculum Vitae

2021-   Senior teaching and research assistant at the Chair for Educational Science with focus on Theory and Empirical Research on Educational Processes in Schools, Institute of Education, University of Zurich

2016-2021   

    

Research and teaching assistant as well as phd student at the Chair for Educational Science with focus on Theory and Empirical Research on Educational Processes in Schools, Institute of Education, University of Zurich

2019

 

Three month research stay at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, supervised by Prof. Dr. Nancy Perry

2013-2015

 

Master of Arts, University of Zurich

  • Major: Education Studies with focus on pedagogical psychology
  • Minor: Special Education
  • Master thesis title: Teachers' action in the tension between supervision and assessment in the context of the Matura thesis

2010-2013

 

Bachelor of Arts, University of Zurich

  • Major: Education Studies
  • Minor: Popular Culture Studies

Publications

Complete List of Publications (PDF, 379 KB)

Selected Publications

Journal Articles, peer reviewed

  • Hirt, C. N., Karlen, Y., Maag Merki, K., & Suter, F. (2021). What makes high achievers different from low achievers? Self-regulated learners in the context of a high-stakes academic long-term task. Learning and Individual Differences, 92, 102085. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2021.102085
  • Hirt, C. N., Karlen, Y., Suter, F., & Maag Merki, K. (2020). Types of social help-seeking strategies in different and across specific task stages of a real, challenging long-term task and their role in academic achievement. Frontline Learning Research, 8(4), 74-111. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.14786/flr.v8i4.627
  • Karlen, Y., Suter, F., Hirt, C., & Maag Merki, K. (2019). The role of implicit theories in students' grit, achievement goals, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and achievement in the context of a long-term challenging task. Learning and Individual Differences, 74, 101757. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2019.101757
  • Karlen, Y., Maag Merki, K., Hirt, C., & Suter, F. (2018). Sind Gymnasiastinnen und Gymnasiasten mit mehr Grit erfolgreicher? Unterrichtswissenschaft, 46(4), 437-459. doi:10.1007/s42010-018-0030-z

Dissertation

Suter, F. (2021). Herausforderungen, Regulationsstrategien und deren wahrgenommene Effektivität durch die Schüler*innen bei der Erstellung der Maturaarbeit (Dissertation). Universität Zürich. https://www.zora.uzh.ch/id/eprint/205353/1/Suter_Francesca_Dissertation.pdf

Conference papers and posters

  • Suter, F., Maag Merki, K., Feldhoff, T. & Rettinger, T. (2022, January). Pandemic As a Driving Force for Improvement? An Analysis of Predictors and Long-Term Effects. Paper presented at the International Conference of School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Conference, Online.

  • Suter, F., Hirt, C. N., Maag Merki, K., Karlen, Y. (2021, August). A qualitative study of the academic challenges and help-seeking processes of high and low achievers. Paper to be presented at the EARLI Conference, Online.

  • Suter, F., Karlen, Y., Hirt, C. Maag Merki, K. (2019, August). The Relationship of Achievement Goals and Causal Attributions of Success in an Authentic Task. Paper presented at the EARLI Conference, Aachen, Germany.

  • Suter, F., Hirt, C., Karlen, Y. & Maag Merki, K. (2018, August). Help seeking while writing a school-leaving certificate paper. Poster presented at the EARLI SIG 16 Metacognition Conference, Zurich, Switzerland.

Awards

SIG Poster Recognition Suter, F., Hirt, C., Karlen, Y. & Maag Merki, K. (2018, August). Help seeking while writing a school-leaving certificate paper. Poster presented at the EARLI SIG 16 Metacognition Conference, Zurich, Switzerland.