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Prof. Dr. Dirk Ifenthaler

Prof. Dr. Dirk Ifenthaler

Chair of Economic and Business Education, Learning, Design and Technology

ifenthaler@uni-mannheim.de

Chair website

Main fields of research

  • Digital Technologies for Schools
  • Learning Analytics
  • Organizational Learning
  • First-year Students
  • Game-based Learning
  • Change Management
  • Technology Integration, Automated Assessment and Feedback
  • Adaptive and Personalized Learning
  • School Development

Curriculum vitae

2006 Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Education Science, University of Freiburg
2011 Habilitation in Education Science, University of Freiburg
2010-2011 Interim Professor of Education Science, University of Mannheim
2012 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, University of Oklahoma, USA
2013 Applied Research Manager, Open Universities Australia
2013-2014 Professor and Director of Research in Digital Learning, Deakin University
2014 Professor of Applied Teaching and Learning Research, University of Potsdam
Since 2014 Adjunct Professor, Deakin University, Australia
Since 2015 Professor of Economic and Business Education, University of Mannheim
Since 2018 UNESCO Deputy Chair of Data Science in Higher Education Learning and Teaching, Curtin University, Australia

Selected memberships

  • AERA (American Educational Research Association)
  • AECT (Association for Educational Communications and Technology)
  • AEPF (Arbeitsgruppe für Empirisch Pädagogische Forschung)
  • ASCILITE (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education)
  • EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction)

Prizes, awards, honors

  • 2016 Outstanding International Research Collaboration Award, American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • 2016 Outstanding Concurrent Session Award, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • 2015 Presidential Service Award, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • 2014 Outstanding Journal Article Award, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • 2012 Outstanding Journal Article Award, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • 2009 Outstanding Reviewer Award (Educational Technology Research and Development)
  • 2009 Best Paper Award (CELDA Conference, Rome, Italy)

Selected editorial activities

  • Editor-in-Chief of Technology, Knowledge and Learning (www.springer.com/10758)
  • Editor of the Book Series “Advances in Game-based Learning” and “Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations”

Selected publications