curriculum vitæ


Dr. Niels Seidel
ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-1209-5038

Research Interests

  • Learning Analytics and Adoption
    • Video Analytics
    • User Modeling
    • Adaptive Hypermedia
  • Human Computer Interaction
    • Interaction Design Patterns
    • Human Video Interfaces
  • Multimedia Applications
    • Hypervideo
    • Video-based learning environments
  • CSCL and CSCW
    • Scripted collaboration (CSCL Scripts)

Teaching

See my teaching portfolio (in German only) for a complete teaching record.

Education and Scientific Work

  • since 2017: Scientist at the Chair of Cooperative Systems at the FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg M. Haake
  • 2015: Research stay at the Ben-Gurion University, Be’er Scheva, Israel; Human-computer decision-making lab; Dr. Jakov Gal, Dr. Iris Tabak
  • 2012–2014: Scientist at the Media Centre at the Technischen Universität Dresden; Prof. Dr. Thomas Köhler
  • 2011–2012: Freelancer at the UNESCO-IHP/WMO-HWRP-Sekretariat in Koblenz; Dr. Johannes Cullmann
  • 2009–2017: Scientist at the Chair of Production Economy and Information Technology at the International Institute Zittau (since 2013 part of the Technische Universität Dresden); Prof. Dr. Thorsten Claus
  • 2009: Diploma Computer Science, field of study: Human Computer Interaction, final grade: 1,8
  • 2006–2008: Student Assistant at the Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics at Ulm University; Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke

Theses

Phd thesis

Seidel, N. Interaction Design Patterns und CSCL-Scripts für Videolernumgebungen. TU Dresden. 2018. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:14-qucosa-233756

Diploma thesis

Seidel, N. Web-based Hypervideo Production. Diploma Thesis. Ulm University. Institute of Media Informatics. 2008.

Memberships

  • Member of the ACM
  • Member of the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI))
    • Member of the Special Interest Group E-Learning
    • Member of the Special Interest Group CSCW & Social Computing
    • Member of the Working Group Learning Analytics
    • Member of the Working Group Digital Humanities
  • Member of Hillside Europe e.V., Member of the Hillside Board (Treasurer)
  • 2014-2017: Spokesperson of the Saxon Teaching Community on Video-based Teaching and Learning (Facharbeitskreis Videos in der Lehre).

Program Committees

  • PC member at the 27th European Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs, 2018
  • PC member of the doctoral consortium at the 2nd German Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI), 2018
  • PC member at the 26th European Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs, 2017
  • Session chair of the session “Flipped Classroom: Vom Hörsaal zum Lernsaal“ at the Workshop on E-Learning 2016, in Görlitz, Germany
  • Session chair of the session “Assessment und Medien“ at the Workshop on E-Learning 2014, in Görlitz, Germany
  • Session chair of the session “Progressive e-learning concepts for water and environmental dynamics” at the conference “ICWRER 2013 Water & Environmental Dynamics”, 3rd – 7th June 2013 in Koblenz, Germany
  • Conference co-chair and PC member of the symposium “Wege zum dritten Zyklus der Blogna-Reform”, 13/14.09.2010 in Zittau, Germany

Grants and Awards

  • Google Impact Challenge Germany, 2018
  • Grant from Multimedia Fond of the Technische Universität Dresden, 2014
  • Saxon Price for Research into Local History, 2008

Research and Development Projects

since 2017 APLE: Adaptive personal Learning Environment for distance university of Hagen. Partly funded by the Federal Ministry of Culture and Science Northrhine Westfalia.
2016 Vi-Assess: Video-based assessment, including task types and their integration in video players and learning scenarios. Funded by the Saxon State Ministry of Science and Art.
2015-2016 Vi-Teaching: Fostering active video-based learning in blended learning settings. Funded by the Saxon State Ministry of Science and Art.
2014 Theresienstadt Explained:  Prepare the Nazi propaganda film as an augmented learning resource. Funded by the crowd of StartNext.
2014 E-TuScript: Design and development of video-based scripting technology to train managers in online communities. Funded by the Multimedia Fond of the Technische Universität Dresden.
2014 IWRM education: E-Learning module on Integrated Water Resources Management. Lead by the International Hydrology Program / Hydrology Water Resources Program (UNESCO).
2012-2016 Lehrpraxis im Transfer: Supporting university teachers in using digital learning and teaching technologies. Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Science.
2011 BegA: User-generated E-Assessment tests and assignments. Funded by the Saxon State Ministry of Science and Art.
2009-2011 ETC: Efficiency of test and content production and deployment in the E-Assessment environment of OPAL. Funded by the Saxon State Ministry of Science and Art.
 2009-2012 doc.stud: Development of a structured Phd program for the German doctoral network doc.net. Funded by the European Social Fond and the Federal State of Saxony.