Short profile

Marco Kalz is full professor of technology-enhanced learning at the Heidelberg University of Education. His research interest lies on the use of open education, pervasive technologies and formative assessment to support self-directed lifelong learning. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. Marco is a fellow of the Interuniversity Center for Educational Sciences (ICO) and the Dutch research school on information and knowledge systems (SIKS). He is elected president of the European Association of Technology-Enhanced Learning (EATEL). Over the last 5 years he could secure approx. 2 Mio EUR of research funding for his institution. Besides European projects he was and is regularly involved in educational innovation projects with partners inside and outside of his institutions.

  • present04/2018

    Full professor of technology-enhanced learning

    Heidelberg University of Education, Heidelberg, Germany

  • 03/201804/2015

    Full professor and UNESCO chair of Open Education

    The Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 03/201505/2013

    Associate Professor

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 04/201310/2009

    Post-Doc/Assistant Professor

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 09/200902/2006

    PhD researcher

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 01/200601/2004

    Researcher

    Fernuniversit├Ąt in Hagen, Hagen, Germany

  • 12/200307/2002

    Researcher

    University of Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany

  • Dr. 10/2009

    PhD Educational Technology

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • MA 04/2003

    Master of Multimedia Didactics

    University of Nuremberg-Erlangen, Nuremberg, Germany

  • MA 11/2000

    First State Examination for Teachers

    University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany