Dr. Tobias Koch

Tobias Koch

Methods and Evaluation

Researcher

Tobias Koch

Dr. Phil.

 

Curriculum Vitae

 Academic career

Since 2010

Research associate, Methods and Evaluation, Freie Universität Berlin

02/09 – 08/09

Research assistant, HPI-Stanford Design Thinking Research Program, Hasso-Plattner-Institut, Berlin

06/06 – 01/09

Research assistant, developmental science and applied developmental Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin

04/07 – 07/07

Teaching assistant, scientific theory, Freie Universität Berlin

01/06 – 06/06

Student research assistant,  Max Planck Institute for Educational Research, Berlin

Academic education

2013

Dr. phil. Psychology, Methods and Evaluation, Freie Universität Berlin

2003-2009

Psychology at Freie Universität Berlin

2003

Abitur Gymnasium am Sonnenkamp, Neukloster [Diploma from German secondary school qualifying for university admission]

2001

High School, Loyola Academy, Chicago, IL, USA


Fellowships:

01/2012 – 01/2014

Fellow des College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER), Berlin, Germany.

06/2011 – 07/2011

Research stay Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton, USA.

10/2010

Scholarship DAAD for research stay (Arizona State University, USA)

Courses in winter semester 2014/2015:

Courses in summer semester 2014:

Courses in winter semester 2013/2014:

Courses in summer semester 2013:

Courses in winter semester 2012/2013:

Courses in summer semester 2012:

  • Seminar Forschungsmethoden Einführung in die Mehrebenenanalyse mit R

Courses in winter semester 2011/2012:

  • Seminar Forschungsmethoden Einführung in die Multiple Regressionsanalyse mit R

Courses in summer semester 2011:

  • Lecture course Forschungsmethoden

  • Practice Seminar Computergestützte Datenanalyse 2 mit R

Courses in winter semester 2010/2011:

  • Practice Seminar Computergestützte Datenanalyse 1 mit R

Courses in summer semester 2010:

  • Practice Seminar Computergestützte Datenanalyse 2 mit SPSS

Courses in winter semester 2009/2010:

  • Seminar Einführung in lineare Strukturgleichungsmodelle

Courses in summer semester 2007:

  • Seminar Wissenschaftstheorie

 

  • Psychometry and measurement theory

  • Structural equation models

  • Multitrait-multimethod analysis

  • Multilevel analyses

  • Longitudinal analyses

  • Bayesian estimation techniques

  • Validity of (objective) psychological measures

  • Psychometric models for implicit motivation

  • Multirater Data (e.g. 360 Grad Feedback Assessment)

Dissertation  
  • Koch, T. (2013). Multilevel structural equation modelling of multitrait-multimethod-multioccasion data. Unpublished Dissertation, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin. Link to dissertation

To download the Appendix, please contact Tobias Koch at tkoch@zedat.fu-berlin.de for access to the password

Journal Articles

  • Koch T., Schultze M., Eid M., & Geiser C. (2014). A Longitudinal Multilevel CFA-MTMM Model for Interchangeable and Structurally Different Methods. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 311.

  • West, S. G., & Koch, T. (2014). Restoring causal analysis to structural equation modeling. Review of Judea Pearl, Causality: Models, Reasoning & Inference (2nd. Ed). New York: Cambridge University Press. Structural Equation Modeling, 21(1), 161-166.

  • Geiser, C., Keller, B., Lockhart, G., Eid, M., Cole, D., & Koch, T. (2014). Distinguishing state variability from trait change in longitudinal data: The role of measurement (non)invariance in latent state-trait analyses. Behavior Research Methods.

  • Ortner, T. M., Weißkopf, E., & Koch, T. (2013). I will probably fail – higher ability students’ motivational experiences during adaptive achievement testing. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 29, 1-9.

  • Pham, G., Koch, T., Helmke, A., Schrader, F.-W., Helmke, T., & Eid, M. (2012). Do teachers know how their teaching is perceived by their pupils? Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 3368-3374.

  • Koch, T., Bondue, R., Daig, I., Fliege, H., & Scheithauer, H. (2012). Psychometric properties of the German narcissism inventory-90 (NI-90) in a clinical and non-clinical sample of adolescents - a comparative study. Psychopathology, 45, 53-60.

 

Presentations

Invited Talks

  • Koch, T. (2013). Analyzing Multiple Informant Data Using Multilevel Structural Equation Models.Analyse von 360 Grad Feedback Designs mittels Mehrebenen-Strukturgleichungsmodellen. cut-e GmbH Hamburg, Germany, November 11, 2013.
  • Koch, T. (2013). Analyzing the stability and change of traits and different methods effects in longitudinal multitrait-multirater designs. Kolloquium des Zentrums für Statstik, Arbeitsbereich Methoden und Evaluation, Universität Bielefeld, Germany, November 5, 2013.
  • Koch, T. (2010). Structural equation models for multitrait-multimethod-multioccasion (MTMM-MO) data combining structurally different and interchangeable methods. Quantitative Talk Series, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA, October 15, 2010.

Academic lectures

  • Koch, T., Ortner, T., Eid, M., & Schmidt, M. (2013). Über die konvergente und diskriminante Validität Objektiver Persönlichkeitstests. 12 . Arbeitstagung DPPD (Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologiesche Diagnostik), Greifswald (Germany), September 22-25.
  • Ortner, T., Koch, T., Eid, M., & Schmidt, M. (2013). Prädiktive Validität von Objektiven Persönlichkeitstests zur Erfassung der Gewissenhaftigkeit. 12 . Arbeitstagung DPPD (Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologiesche Diagnostik), Greifswald (Germany), September 22-25.
  • Koch, T., Ortner, T., Eid, M., & Schmidt, M. (2013). Analyzing the convergent and discriminant validity of objective personality tests using a latent state-trait-multimethod-CFA approach. 12 th European Conference of Psychological Assessment, San Sebastian (Spain), July 17-20.
  • Ortner, T., Koch, T., Eid, M., & Schmidt, M. (2013). New Data on Criterion Validity of Objective Personality Tests. 12 th European Conference of Psychological Assessment, San Sebastian (Spain), July 17-20.
  • Geiser, C., Keller, B. T., Lockhart, G., Eid, M., & Koch, T. (2013). Are you measuring variability or trait change? On the role of measurement (non)invariance in latent state- trait analyses. Paper presented at the 3rd Modern Modeling Methods (M3) conference, Storrs, Connecticut, May 21-22, 2013.
  • Koch, T., Burrus, J., Schultze, M., Eid, M., & Roberts, R. D. (2013). Using a longitudinal MTMM-SEM for investigating the stability and change of noncognitive characteristics over time. AERA 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco (USA), April 27- May 1st.
  • Schultze, M., Koch, T., & Eid, M. (2013). The effects of non-independent rater sets in multilevel-MTMM models. 9th Amsterdam Multilevel Conference, March 27-28.
  • Koch, T., Burrus, J., Schultze, M., Eid, M., & Roberts, R. D. (2012). Using a MTMM approach for analyzing noncognitive characteristics in middle school students. European Conference on Personality (ECP). Trieste (Italy). July 10-14.
  • Koch, T., Schultze, M., Geiser, C., & Eid, M. (2012a). A simulation study on the performance of a longitudinal multilevel CTC(M-1) model using MplusAutomation. International Workshop on Psychometric Computing, Innsbruck (Austria), February 9-10.
  • Koch, T., Schultze, M., Geiser, C., & Eid, M. (2012b). Evaluating the performance of a longitudinal multilevel CTC(M-1) model results of a simulation study. Meeting of the Working Group Structural Equation Modeling, Amsterdam (Netherlands), March 22-23.
  • Koch, T., Schultze, M., Geiser, C., & Eid, M. (2012c). Modellierung von multimethodalen Veränderungsdaten mithilfe von Multilevel-Multitrait-Multimethod-Multioccasion (ML-MTMM-MO)-Strukturgleichungsmodellen-Ergebnisse eine Simulationsstudie. 49th Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Bielefeld (Germany), September 23-27.
  • Mahlke, J., Koch, T., Schultze, M., Brodbeck, F., & Eid, M. (2012). Validierung von 360-Grad-Feedback- Verfahren mithilfe eines Multilevel-Strukturgleichungsmodells für Multitrait-Multimethod-Daten. 49th Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Bielefeld (Germany), September 23-27.
  • Pham, G., Koch, T., Helmke, A., Schrader, F.-W., Helmke, T., & Eid, M. (2012). Do teachers know how their teaching is perceived by their pupils? 4th World Conference on Educational Science (WCES), Barcelona (Spain), February 2-5.