Center for Digital Learning and Interactive Design Research

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Baumgartner

Professor for Technology-Supported Learning and Multimedia - Department of Interactive Media and Educational Technologies

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Baumgartner

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Donau-Universität Krems
Department für Interaktive Medien und Bildungstechnologien
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems

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Key Activities and Fields of Expertise

E-Learning, E-Education. Blended Learning, Distance
Education, Interactive Media, E-Learning Implementation
Theory of Teaching and Learning, (Higher Education) Didactics
Evaluation Methodology, Evaluation of Interactive Learning Software and Learning Environments

Education and Academic Achievements

1992: Senior post-doctoral qualification (“Habilitation”) in Further Education at the University of Educational Sciences Klagenfurt (today Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt). Original title of the post-doctoral thesis:“Vorarbeiten zu einer Kritik der programmierbaren Vernunft” („Preliminaries to a criticism of programmable rationality”)
1972-1980: Studies of Sociology; Doctorate of Philosophy in Sociology
1967-1972: Secondary College of Engineering (Electrical Engineering); A-Levels with distinction

Professional Development

May 2006 – present: Head of Department of Interactive Media and Educational Technologies, Danube University Krems
May 2006 – present: Professor for Technology Supported Learning and Multimedia, Danube University Krems
2003: Professor for Media Theory and Media Pedagogy, Fern Universität Hagen; Divisional Head of Educational Technology, Institute of Pedagogy and Educational Science, Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences
1998: Professor for Business and Economics Education, Institute of Organisation and Learning, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences
1986-1998: Assistant Professor, Institute of Research and Further Education (IFF), Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt
1981-1986: Consultant for Work Science and Higher Education Didactics
1972-1980: Relevant Professional Experience in Engineering (Assistant to Managing Director)

Visiting Research & Teaching Fellowships

Summer Term 1997: Temporary Professor for New Technologies in Education and Social Studies / Media Pedagogy, University of Münster
Winter Term 1996: Visiting Professor at GMD (today “FraunhoferGesellschaft”), former National Research Centre for Information Technology; Member of the Hermann von Helmholtz Society of German Research Centres (HGF); Researchon Evaluation Methodology for 3D VR software at the Institute of Applied Information Technology (FIT), Schloss Birlinghoven, St. Augustin/Bonn
1988-1989: Fulbright Scholarship at the Department of Philosophy and Institute of Cognitive Sciences, University of California (Berkeley); Research on “Social Impacts of Artificial Intelligence”,conducted together with Prof.Hubert L. Dreyfus und Prof. John R. Searle
1983-1984: ResearchFellowship (provided by the Austrian Ministry of Research and the Mexican ForeignOffice), Universidad AutónomaMetropolitana (UAM), on "Nuevas Technologías en el Tercer Mundo"


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