Prof. Dr. Thomas Köhler

Current positions

Current positionsCurrent positions

Since 11/2005 University Professor (W2) "Educational Technology" at the Dresden University of Technology at the Department of Vocational Education of the Faculty of Education.In addition:Director of the Media Center of the TU Dresden since 04/2008Managing Director of the Institute for Vocational Education since 12/2007Speaker of the working group eLearning (Advisory Council) of the State University Conference Saxony since 05/2007preceding apprenticeship from winter semester 2004/2005Study and work activity

Study and work activitypreceding apprenticeship from winter semester 2004/2005Speaker of the working group eLearning (Advisory Council) of the State University Conference Saxony since 05/2007Managing Director of the Institute for Vocational Education since 12/2007Director of the Media Center of the TU Dresden since 04/2008In addition:Since 11/2005 University Professor (W2) "Educational Technology" at the Dresden University of Technology at the Department of Vocational Education of the Faculty of Education.Since 11/2005 University Professor (W2) "Educational Technology" at the Dresden University of Technology at the Department of Vocational Education of the Faculty of Education.

In addition:
Director of the Media Center of the TU Dresden since 04/2008
Managing Director of the Institute for Vocational Education since 12/2007
Speaker of the working group eLearning (Advisory Council) of the State University Conference Saxony since 05/2007
preceding apprenticeship from winter semester 2004/2005

Study and work activity

11/2005 - 03/2008 Scientific Director of the Media Design Center of the TU Dresden

12/2002 - 11/2005 Junior Professorship (W1) for "Teaching-Learning Research with Special Consideration of Multimedia Learning" at the University of Potsdam
at the Institute of Educational Science (Faculty of Human Sciences

05/2004 Appointment as professor under new law (W1) and simultaneously teaching at the Universities of Bergen (Norway, Media & Information Sciences Dept., since 11/2003) and Dresden (educational technology, since 10/2004)
06/2005 Determination of the probation ("Evalution") as junior professor
02/2006 Teaching Certificate (facultas docendi) by the University of Potsdam; Due to the now accepted reputation for the TU Dresden, the teaching authorization (venia legendi) could not be awarded

04/2000 - 12/2002 Post Doc and Scientific Assistant (C1) at Uni Jena

At the Chair of Occupational, Operational and Organizational Psychology of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena with Prof. Dr. med. R. Trimpop
06/2001 Appointment as scientific assistant;
Habilitation project: "Cooperation in Virtual Organizations: A Behavioral Scientific Approach" due to the meanwhile accepted reputation at the University of Potsdam not completed

09/1996 - 03/2000 Researcher and doctoral candidate (BAT IIa) at Uni Jena

Research assistant at the Department of Communication Psychology of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena with Prof. Dr. med. W. Frindte 04/1997 - 03/2000
11/1999 phil. in communication psychology; Topic of the thesis: "The Construction of the Self in Computer-Mediated Communication" by Prof. dr. W. Frindte
Research Assistant at the Department of Social Psychology of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena with Prof. Dr. med. W. Frindte 09/1996 - 03/1997

01/1995 - 08/1996 PhD studies at FSU Jena with several scholarships

At the Department of Social Psychology of the FSU Jena with Prof. Dr. med. W. Frindte
Doctoral scholarships of the Hans Böckler Foundation and the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2-month research stay in the US and Canada 07-09/1996
1990/09 - 05/1995
Studied psychology and sociology at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the Liberal Arts College Swarthmore (USA):

05/1995 Intermediate examination in sociology (M.A.), subject of the thesis: "Sociobiographical analysis of managing directors in the Jena region" by Prof. Dr. med. R. Schmidt
12/1994 Diploma in Psychology with the specialization pedagogical psychology (Prof. Dr. W. Schnotz) and occupational, organizational and organizational psychology (Prof. Dr. P. Richter); Topic of the diploma thesis: "Social Psychological Processes in Computer-Mediated Communication" by Prof. W. Frindte
Student assistant with Prof. Dr. med. R. Schmidt (LS Industrial Sociology) at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena 08/1993 - 07/1995
Student assistant with Prof. Dr. med. K. J. Gergen (Chair of Social Psychology) and Prof. Dr. med. D. Peabody (Chair of Personality & Social Psychology) at the Liberal Arts College Swarthmore (USA) 01-06 / 1993
Member of the research group "Systemic Social Psychology" with Prof. W. Frindte at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena since 1992

09/1989 - 08/1990 Internship at the Tridelta GmbH Hermsdorf, departments Human Resources and Research
09/1988 - 08/1989 Study of physics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
11/1985 - 08/1988 Military service as a media technician
09/1985 - 10/1985 Occupation as an electrician at the Keramische Werke Hermsdorf

Education and Training

Training

1991 - 1995 training as social psychological group coach (certificate of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena)
1993 training as trainer for autogenic training (certificate of the professional association of German psychologists)
1986 training as projectionist 35mm (certificate Lichtspieldirektion Halle)
1985-1986 training as a technician for radio, cinema and photography (certificate of the non-commissioned school Prora)

Education

09/1983 - 08/1985 Attendance of the extended secondary school in Stadtroda, Abitur
09/1073 - 08/1983 Visiting the Polytechnic High School in Hermsdorf

Scholarships and Awards

2006 Travel grant from the University of Bahrain / German Embassy for the 1st International eLearning Conference "A New Era of Language and Culture" Bahrain
2005 Travel grant from the DFG for the 3rd International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction (UAHCI 2005) and the Human-Computer Interaction 2005 conference in Las Vegas
2003 scholarship of the University of Bergen / Norway, Dept. of Media & Information Studies for a lecture tour
2001 Travel grant from the Al-Turath Foundation as invited guest speaker for the conference Future Cities in Riyadh
2000 Proposed for the doctoral prize of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Jena, 2nd place
2000 Travel Fellowship of the DFG as Session Chair for the 51st Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Acapulco
1998 "Top display paper award" of the Communication and Technology Division of the International Communication Association with Prof. Dr. med. W. Frindte
 
 

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