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Marion R. Gruber

  • Mag. Dr.
  • Researcher at Digital Education and Research
  • University of Zurich Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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Research interests

archiving and digital acquisition of artworks and cultural artefactsmodern and contemporary art and architecturearts and cultural heritage educationinformal and non-formal learningLLLeBooks in education and researchmobile learningTELIMS-LD


Mag. Dr. Marion R. Gruber has a PhD in media pedagogy and a diploma in art history and educational sciences from the University of Innsbruck (AT). She is working as researcher at Digital Education and Research, Faculty of Arts, University of Zürich (CH) and as Lecturer at the Institute of Art History, University of Zurich (CH). Her main research interests are: * application of digital technologies in museums, galleries and archives, as well as in formal, non-formal and informal education; * arts and cultural heritage education; * learning design (IMS-LD); * instructional design; * learning outcomes; * open educational resources; * competence development; * web usability; * web2.0 and social software; * mobile technologies; * eBooks in education and research. Within these topics, she focuses on e-learning in arts and cultural heritage education in museums, galleries and archives. She initiated and lead the research initiative "KUKUK – Kunst, Kultur, Kommunikation" ( Furthermore, she worked as an archivist, educational consultant, and arts mediator in several cultural institutions. Specialties: Arts and cultural heritage education with digital media - and; Learning design (IMS-LD) -; Social Web in education - SOWEBEDU blog, SOWEBEDU wiki and; Publizieren Digital - Erstellung von eBooks


Co-authors (7)

Recent publications

  • E-Learning im Museum und Archiv. Vermittlung von Kunst und Kultur im Informationszeitalter

    • Gruber M
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  • E-learning for arts and cultural heritage education in archives and museums

    • Gruber M
    • Glahn C
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Professional experience

Researcher at Digital Education and Research

Universitat Zurich Philosophische Fakultat

September 2010 - Present


Institute of Art History, University of Zurich

August 2012 - August 2015(3 years)

Guest Lecturer

Institute of Educational Studies, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Assistant Professor

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

October 2007 - December 2010(3 years)


Dr., media pedagogy

Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck

April 2003 - January 2007(4 years)

Mag., Art history, eduactional sciences

Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck

October 1996 - March 2003(6 years)