Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dipl.-Psych. Joerg Zumbach
Jörg Zumbach has his degree in Psychology from Heidelberg University. Since 2006, he is a full professor for science education and educational research with digital technologies. In his research, he investigates effects of digital teaching and learning, hybrid learning, collaborative learning, media and aggression, higher education and science education.
Joerg Zumbach has authored many publications in these areas and is editor as well as editorial board member of several national and international journals. He is reviewer of the German Science Foundation, the German Ministry of Education and Research, the OeAD as well as consultant for the Austrian Ministry for Education, Science, and Research.
Ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Hermann Astleitner
Hermann Astleitner (born 1963, in Linz) holds a degree in educational sciences from the Paris Lodron University Salzburg and has been an associate professor for educational research since 1997. His research areas concern instructional systems design (task- and media-based learning), human development and education (critical thinking, affective learning) as well as social science research methods (theory building, intervention research). He is a member of the DLRG since June 2022.
He is a reviewer for many international research organizations and renowned journals in the fields of education research, media education, educational psychology, or teacher education. He has numerous guest professorships and teaching assignments from ETH/University of Zurich, Ministère de l´Éducation National Luxembourg, University of Erfurt, or Johannes Kepler University Linz. For further details on current research projects or teaching events visit: ORCID-ID, Research, Teaching, Homepage.
Dr. Ines Deibl MA, Project Lead
Ines Deibl has a degree in educational sciences from the Paris Lodron University Salzburg. Currently, she works as a PostDoc researcher at the University of Salzburg’s School of Education. Her research concerns metacognitive learning strategies when learning with digital media (e.g. augmented and virtual reality) as well as inquiry learning in science education.
Other research interests focus on students’ attitudes and beliefs concerning learning myths and higher education didactics. She is ad-hoc reviewer for the journals: Computer & Education, Unterrichtswissenschaft, Psychology Learning and Teaching, Heliyon. For further details on current research projects or teaching events visit: Link
Mag. Simone Maier, PhD Student
Simone Maier is interested in the conceptual and practical design of digital learning software, such as web-based training, serious games, augmented reality, self-directed learning opportunities within multimedia and virtual learning environments. Hence, she examines the impact of these types of digital learning software on learning outcomes.
Mag. Elisabeth Scheicher, Senior Scientist, PhD-Student
Elisabeth Scheicher has a degree in educational sciences from the Paris Lodron University Salzburg. Currently, she is working as senior scientist at the University of Salzburg’s School of Education. Her research focuses on learning effects with various instructional representations in STEM.
In her thesis she investigates effects of high information density in visual learning material. She is also involved in projects concerning sustainable development and how to implement it in the teacher training program.
Mag. phil. Bettina Mann, PhD-Student
Bettina Mann has a degree in educational sciences from the Paris Lodron University Salzburg. She is currently working as a PhD Student at the University of Salzburg’s School of Education. Her research focuses on TPACK and Reflective Competences. In her thesis she investigates development and influencing factors of TPACK and reflective competences.
Ines Zeitlhofer B.Ed.Univ. MEd., PhD Student
Ines Zeitlhofer B.Ed.Univ. MEd. has a degree in educational sciences from the Paris Lodron University Salzburg. Currently, she is working as a PhD student at the University of Salzburg’s School of Education. Her research focuses on interactions between metacognition and cognitive load as well as their influence on learning outcomes.
In her thesis she investigates the influence of cognitive load during learning on the activation of metacognitive awareness and its regulation through achievement activation. Besides, she is also interested in the effects of didactic methods like Desirable Difficulties and Productive Failure.
Sandra Hörmann BA., MA., PhD Student
Sandra Hörmann has a degree in educational sciences from the Paris Lodron University Salzburg. Currently, she is working as a Senior Scientist at the University of Salzburg’s Department of Educational Research. Her current research interests are teaching and learning with digital media.
Lena Elisabeth Leßlhumer B.Ed.Univ., MA-Student
Lena Elisabeth Leßlhumer has a bachelor’s degree in educational science in the subjects English, History, Social Studies and Political Education from the Paris Lodron University Salzburg. At the moment, she is studying in the master’s program. In addition, she is expanding her knowledge of English and history through the extra-curricular Migration Studies.