Researcher and manager in Media Education
Zürich University of Teacher Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich, www.phzh.ch)
Co-head of research unit: Visual Media Education (Forschungsgruppe BildMedienBildung)
Klaus Rummler is now co-head of the research unit: Visual Media Education (Forschungsgruppe BildMedienBildung) at the Zürich University of Teacher Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich, www.phzh.ch).
From May 2010 to Sept 2012 Klaus worked as executive project manager in the BMBF-Project “draufhaber.tv – Sub project 1: Co-ordination & Media and vocational education and research” at the Department of Media Education and Didactical Design of Interactive Learning in the Faculty for Educational Sciences at the University of Bremen.
After his graduation as Master of Arts in Educational Sciences, Psychology and Labour Sciences at the University of Kassel, Faculty of Educational Sciences / Humanities at the Department for Media Education / Instructional Design, Klaus Rummler worked as Academic & Project Manager and co-ordinated the international study programme ‘European Master of Arts in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies’. In 2008/2009 he was Erasmus- and international co-ordinator of the Faculty of Educational Sciences / Humanities at the University of Kassel.
Research & Development
- BMBF-Project “draufhaber.tv – Sub project 1: Co-ordination & Media and vocational education and research” (BMBF-Förderlinie: Weiterentwicklung und Einsatz von Web 2.0 Technologien in der beruflichen Qualifizierung”). http://draufhaber.uni-bremen.de
- STELLAR Theme: „SoMobNet – Social Mobile Network to Enhance Community Building for Adults’ Informal Learning“ together with Maria Ranieri (Università degli Studi di Firenze), Norbert Pachler (Institute of Education, University of London), Stefania Manca (Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), John Cook (London Metropolitan University), Karsten Wolf (Universität Bremen), Maria Perifanou (Attiko Vocational Training Center). http://www.somobnet.eu
- „Mobile Learning: Structures, Agencies, Cultural Practices“. Member of the London Mobile Learning Group (LMLG) together with Norbert Pachler (Institute of Education, University of London), Ben Bachmair (Universität Kassel), John Cook (London Metropolitan University), Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University of London), Judith Seipold (Universität Kassel), Elisabetta Adami (Università degli Studi di Verona). http://www.londonmobilelearning.net
Selected past projects
“Opportunities for Media Education of At-risk Learners. An analysis of the use of mobile and convergent technologies by adolescent male at-risk learners and the inherent opportunities for media education in their patterns of media usage”, University of Kassel, 2010/2011 (unpublished).
- European evaluation and accreditation:
Substantial co-operation in the production of the CoMundus Self Evaluation Report within the project ‘Second Transnational European Evaluation Project (TEEP II)’ by the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and the accreditation of the study programme “European Master of Arts in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies”.
- TV- and Newspaper analysis:
Collaboration in the coding of the data material for the RHACNA TV-analysis in the course of the German TV-Programme- and newspaper analysis of the international RHACNA-Study (rudimentary, historical and comparative study of media developments in Europe from 1960 to 2000) by the European Science Foundation: Research Programme Changing Media – Changing Europe: Citizenship and Consumerism – Media and the Public sphere and the market (Team 1).
- Research on Children’s Television Programme:
Collaboration within the research project: “Yearly stock taking of Children’s Television Programme – qualitative and quantitative television programme analysis in the perspective of children”. The Master thesis was written in this context. Own focus of research was the use of standardised audience data, database architectures, analogue and digital television recording systems, usage patterns of television and implications for the formation of identity of different groups of age and gender. http://www.kinderfernsehforschung.de