Dr Ilona Buchem

Dr. Ilona Buchem is Professor of Media and Communication at Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. Dr. Buchem teaches courses in bachelor’s and master’s programs, both on campus and online, including Digital Business (BSc.) and Media Informatics (MSc.). She has led a number of R&D projects dedicated to technology-enhanced learning, including Open Virtual Mobility (Erasmus+, Strategic Partnership, 2017 - 2020), Open Badge Network (Erasmus+, Strategic Partnership, 2014 - 2017), fMOOC (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 2014-2015), BeuthBonus and CreditPoints (Qualification Programs for Migrant Academics, German Federal Program "Integration through Qualification”, 2013 - 2020), and Digital Future (Digital Strategies for Higher Education, Stifterverband - German Association of Foundations for Science, 2015 - 2017), a Wikipedia-Diversity project in cooperation with Wikimedia Germany promoting gender mainstreaming in Wikipedia.

Dr. Buchem is the Chair of the EATEL Special Interest Group on Wearable Enhanced Learning, and is actively involved in some of the leading TEL organizations in Europe, including the European Association for Technology Enhanced Learning (EATEL), the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), and the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU).