Prof. Dr. Svenja Bedenlier
Prof. Dr. Svenja Bedenlier is assistant professor of e-learning in higher and adult education at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. Previously she worked as policy advisor for internationalization at FernUniversität in Hagen, gaining experience in higher education management and strategic development. Svenja obtained her PhD at Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg where she also worked as a research associate in the field of educational technology. Her research revolves around open and distance education, the interplay of digitalization and internationalization within higher education and the integration of educational technology into teaching and learning in higher education. The latter with a current focus on the impact of Covid-19 on teaching and learning as well as students’ webcam use in videoconferencing sessions.
Dr. Victoria I. Marín
Dr. Victoria I. Marín is a Senior Research Fellow (Ramón y Cajal) in Educational Sciences with focus on Educational Technology at the University of Lleida (Spain) and is member of the Research Group Competences, Technology and Society in Education (COMPETECS) at the same university. Previously she was a Post-doctoral Researcher in the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences at the University of Oldenburg (Germany). Victoria received her PhD in Educational Technology (with honours) in 2014 from the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB, Spain). Member of the Association for the Development of Educational Technology and New Technologies Applied to Education (EDUTEC) and of the Centre for Open Education Research (COER) (Oldenburg, Germany). She is also Research Collaborator of the Group of Early Childhood, Technology, Education and Diversity of the Institute for Research and Innovation in Education (UIB, Spain).
Hana Vrdoljak is currently enrolled in the bilingual Master’s program The Americas/Las Américas at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and American Studies, as well as in French Studies. Hana has worked as a translator, interpreter, and lector in the context of various projects. Her linguistic proficiency comprises German, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, English, French, and Spanish.