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Barbara Kieslinger

ZSI - Center for Social Innovation

 Dr. Barbara Kieslinger is a senior scientist at the Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna, Austria. Before taking on the role as coordinator of EmployID she was managing a number of EC-funded projects in the area of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) and related fields. Her most recent project, GLOBAL excursion, provides a portal for teachers and scientists to explore new creative teaching approaches in science teaching. Previously, she was coordinating a set of research activities focusing on the analysis of workplace learning processes and the use of social media in educational settings. She applies participatory methods during the design and evaluation process. Barbara was also main coordinator of the successful TEL project iCamp, one of the pioneer projects using social software in higher education and leading to the concept of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs). She serves regularly as external expert for the European Commission and reviewer for scientific journals and is member of the programme committee of TEL conferences.

Within EmployID, she is overall project coordinator.