About Me

Curriculum Vitae

3/2014–now: Managing Director (Geschäftsführer) of the Institute for Web Science and Technologies (University of Koblenz-Landau).

8/2011–2/2014: Researcher (Post-Doc) at the University of Paderborn, Center for Educational Research and Teacher Education.

5/2011: Doctorate in Educational Science (summa cum laude) at the University of Koblenz-Landau. Subjects studied: pedagogy, psychology, sociology.

3/2008–6/2011: Researcher at the Institute for Computational Visualistics at the University of Koblenz-Landau.

3/2006–2/2008: Researcher at the Knowledge Media Institute Koblenz.

9/2005: Degree in educational science at the University of Koblenz Landau. Subjects studied: pedagogy, psychology, sociology, political science

Professional Interests

Online learning, gamification, university didactics, learning analytics, quantitative research methods, simulation, serious games

Hobbies

Mountain biking, photography, homebrewing

Awards

Best paper award in “Gaming Simulation Application” at the International Simulation and Gaming Association’s conference (ISAGA 2014)

Sponsorship award for innovation and quality in academic teaching 2011 by the University of Paderborn

University award of Koblenz 2011 by the Förderkreis Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft in der Hochschulregion Koblenz e. V.

Activities

Editorial board member of the International Journal of Computer Game Development and Education (IJCGDE)

Member of Gesellschaft für Medienpädagogik und Kommunikationskultur e. V.

Member of AG Games

Reviewer for Digitale Spiele im Diskurs (2015)

Reviewer for Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung (2013)

Reviewer for Arbeitsgruppe + Geschäftsstelle Innovative Projekte der angewandten Hochschulforschung beim Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur des Landes Niedersachsen (2012)