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.

    • 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

      Fernuniversität 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