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Sebastian H.D. Fiedler

  • Prof. Dr.
  • Professor for Digital Transformation
  • Nurtingen-Geislingen University of Applied Sciences
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Recent publications

  • Re-thinking digital textbooks: Students as co-authors

    • Väljataga T
    • Fiedler S
    • Laanpere M
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  • Re-conceptualising e-textbooks: In search for a descriptive framework

    • Väljataga T
    • Fiedler S
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Professional experience

Professor for Digital Transformation

Hochschule fur Wirtschaft und Umwelt Nurtingen-Geislingen

September 2018 - Present

Postdoctoral Researcher

Universitat Hamburg

September 2015 - August 2018(3 years)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Tallinna Ulikool

January 2013 - January 2015(2 years)

Researcher / Project Manager

Zentrum für Soziale Innovation - Centre for Social Innovation

November 2005 - July 2012(7 years)


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education

Turun yliopisto - University of Turku

Dipl.-Psych. (Univ.)

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

October 1992 - July 2001(9 years)

MEd Instructional Technology

The University of Georgia

July 1998 - December 1999(a year)

Research interests

self-organised learningsocial mediaintervention methodologycultural-historical activity theory


Sebastian is an educational psychologist. He holds a postgraduate degree in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych) from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, and another postgraduate degree (M.Ed.) in Instructional Design & Technology from the University of Georgia, USA. He has worked for industry on numerous human-centred design and information architecture projects and lectured in Media Pedagogy graduate programs at various universities. From 2005 to 2012 he has worked mainly on international research and development projects in educational technology at the Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna. His main research interests are related to adult education, self-direction and self-organisation in education, and the role of social media and networked technology in the ongoing transformation of human activities.


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