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Marcus Specht

  • Program Director
  • Open Universiteit Welten Institute
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Research Interests

mobile learning context-aware computing visualisations ubiquitous computing meta-data mobile gaming

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    Katarzyna Issmer Adam Mickiewicz University

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    Mohsen Saadatmand University of Helsinki

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    Ilknur Celik Middle East Technical University

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    bibeg limbu Open Universiteit Welten Institute

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About

Welcome to the homepage of Marcus Specht. Here you find information about my recent projects, research works, and interesting things I found in the virtual and real world.

I am Professor for Advanced Learning Technologies at the Open University of the Netherlands and I am currently heading the CELSTEC Learning Technology Labs. I am and was involved in several national and international research projects on open educational content, competence based life long learning, personalized information support and contextualized systems.I received a Diploma in Psychology in 1995 and a Dissertation from the University of Trier in 1998 on adaptive information technology.

From 1998 until 2001 I worked as a senior researcher at the GMD research center on HCI and mobile information technology. From 2001 I headed the department “Mobile Knowledge” at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT).

From 2005 I was Associated Professor at the Open University of the Netherlands and working on competence based education, learning content engineering and management, and personalization for learning.

Since 2008 I am full Professor for Advanced Learning Technologies at the Educational Technology Expertise Centre of the Open University of the Netherlands.

Currently I am working on Mobile and Contextualized Learning Technologies, Learning Network Services, and Social and Immersive Media for Learning.

I am member of ACM, IEEE.

I am member of SIKS and ICO research schools in the Netherlands.

I am Apple Distinguished Educator.

Publications

Putting Yourself in Someone Else's Shoes: the impact of a location-based, collaborative role-playing game on behaviour

Schmitz B, Schuffelen P, Kreijns K, Klemke R, Specht M

Computers & Education (2015)

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Seamless Learning in the Age of Mobile Connectivity

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E-Learning Authoring Tools

Specht M

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Using reflection triggers while learning in an online course

Verpoorten D, Westera W, Specht M

British Journal of Educational Technology (2012)

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Design patterns for learning games

Kelle S, Klemke R, Specht M

International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning (2011)

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Professional experience

Program Director

Open Universiteit Welten Institute

January 2014 - Present

Professor for Advanced Learning Technologies

Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies (CELSTEC), Open University of the Netherlands

June 2008 - December 2013 (5 years 6 months)

Research Group Leader

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology

January 2001 - September 2005 (4 years 8 months)

Researcher

German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD) (now Frauenhofer Gesellschaft)

October 1997 - January 2001 (3 years 3 months)

Education history

Universität Trier - University of Trier

Diploma Psychology

October 1989 - May 1995 (5 years 7 months)