Teaching and Supervision 
   

Since autumn 2008  

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (2013-)

- HCI course for 2nd year BSc Medieninformatik, usually open as 'scientific module' for students of Media Arts & Design
- 'Modelling of Information Systems' for 1st year BSc Medieninformatik
- 2 courses on 'Advanceds HCI' for Master Computer Science and Media and Master HCI (one on UbiComp, one on HCI research methods)
- various student group projects, seminars, thesis supervision

for details see our BUW website


University of Strathclyde (2008-2013)

Teaching 'Approaches to Multimedia', and HCI related courses, supervision of student projects etc.
- Approaches to Multimedia (2nd year), includes 6 week Physical Computing project
- HCI (now part of two-part course on 'User and Data Modeling' in the course of the move to a 20 credit module organisation) together with Dr. Mark Dunlop
- Designing Usable Systems (advanced HCI course for the 5th year M'Eng students and Advanced CS Master) with Dr. Mark Dunlop
- Topics 1 module on Interaction Design

PhD Supervision

- Second Supervisor for Frøy Birte Bjorneseth. 'Assessing the Effectiveness of Using Direct Gesture Interaction in a Safety-Critical Maritime Application'.  (University of Strathclyde, viva in winter 2010, graduated 2011)


- Supervisor for Patrick Tobias Fischer. "Urban HCI: Understanding and Conceptualizing Urban Situations Through Media Interventions" (University of Strathclyde, started Sept. 2009, RA/TA at BUW since 2013, viva in 2015, corrections completed and PhD'ed in 2016): external examiner: Prof. Peter Dalsgaard, Aarhus University
- Supervisor for Trevor Hogan. "Data and Dasein, A Phenomenology of Human-Data Relations.“ (University of Strathclyde, started June 2011) (external part-time PhD student, transferred to BUW in 2013, submitted April 2016, defended Nov. 2016): external examiner: Prof. Dag Svanaes, University of Trondheim


Supervisor for Loraine Clarke (University of Strathclyde, started Oct 2011)
Supervisor for Michaela Honauer (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, started summer 2013)
Supervisor for Kristian Göhlke (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Fac. of Arts & Design, started summer 2016)
'National Expert' (i.e. 3d external supervisory/mentoring role) for Katharina (Katta) Spiel, TU Vienna since late 2015.


Supervision and Thesis Committees, External Examination

External Examination

Pre-examiner / Reviewer for Anna Luusua, PhD "Experiencing and Evaluating Digital Augmentation of Public Urban Places". University of Oulu, Oulu School of Architecture, 2016 - link to theses

3d examiner for Yvonne Ludewig, Dr. Phil. "Untersuchung des Einflusses sozio-emotionaler Faktoren auf die soziale Akzeptanz und Nutzungsintention bei Lotsenrobotern", Faculty of Economics and Media, TU Ilmenau, Jan. 2016

External Examiner for Kathleen Learmonth Vaisutis, Master of Information Technology (by research) thesis on "Understanding the Roles of Social and Tangible Technologies in Maintaining Social Interaction, Habits and Independence into Old Age", Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2015

3d (and external) examiner for Eckard Riedenklau, Dr.Ing. on "Development of Actuated Tangible User Interfaces: New Interaction Concepts and Evaluation Methods". Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University. 2015

External Examiner for Taciana Pontual da Rocha Falcao's PhD on "Discovery Learning with tangible technologies: the case of children with intellectual disabilities" at the Institute of Education, University of London. 2014

External Examiner (Gutachter) for Fabian Hemmert, Dr.-Ing. "Encountering the Digital: Representational and Experiential Embodiment in Tangible User Interfaces. A >research through design< approach to the concept of >embodiment< in Human-Computer Interaction". Faculty of Design, University of the Arts Berlin / Universität der Künste Berlin, 2014

External Examiner for Sébastien Cuendet, Docteur ès Sciences, "Tangible Interfaces for Learning: Training Spatial Skills in Vocational Classrooms". École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland 2013

External Examiner for Astrid Twenebowa Larssen, Doctor of Philosophy, "How it Feels Not Just How it Looks. Towards an Understanding of Kinaesthetic and Proprioceptive Experience of Interaction with Technology". University of Technology Sydney, Australia 2010

External Examiner. Doctor of Philosophy Thesis (confidential). University of Queensland, Australia 2007.

External Examiner for Dean Hargreaves, Master of Philosophy Thesis 'Internet Based Support for Farmers Situated Learning and Planning'. University of Queensland, Australia 2006.

Direct Supervision

Supervising B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses at BUW

Supervising of final year projects (Bachelor and MEng) in the University of Strathclyde programs (in 4th year).

- Peter Kinnaird. Emoti: Emotion Recognition and Sharing using 3D Gestures and Social Networks. B.Sc Computer Science 4th year project 2011-2012 (co-supervised with Prof. Lynne Baillie, Glasgow Caledonian University)

- Victor Lee. Actuated Tangibles. Master in CES 4th year project 2011-2012

- Kenneth Coyle. Searching Twitterstreams on an Interactive Tablem TabletopTweets. B.Sc. in Software Engineering 4th year project 2011-2012

- Stuart Linden Swindells. A serendipitous mobile tourist guide (MEng - Master of Engineering 4 th year project) 2010-2011

- Carrie McCrindel. Supporting Children's Decision Making via a Tangible Tabletop Voting System (B.Sc. in Computer Science final year project) 2010-2011

- Micheal McCoormick. A Multitouch/tangible Defend&Attack strategy game. (B.Sc. in Software Engineering final year project) 2009-2010

- Robert Campbell. An Interactive Museum Based Game for Mobile Phones. (B.Sc. in Computer Science final year project) 2009-1010

Supervising master and bachelor theses projects at TU Vienna

- Matthias Stifter. Master in Informatics Thesis. Quantitative Analyse des Besucherverhaltens - Evaluierung der Ausstellung medien.welten des Technischen Museums Wien mittels automatisch-protokollierten Besucherinteraktionen.  TU Vienna, Austria 2005

- Margit Blauhut and Christian Ritzinger. Bachelor in Media Informatics final year project thesis.
    Besucherleitsysteme Museumskomplex Innere Stadt.
    (Analysis of the visitor guidance systems in the museum area of Vienna inner city) TU Vienna, Austria 2004

- Stefan Schmied, Daniela Ochs and Manuela Sellner. Bachelor in Media Informatics final year project thesis.
    Interaktive Installationen in Museen – Ideenskizzen und Prototypen für das Pathologisch Anatomische Museum    
   (idea sketches and prototypes for the pathological-anatomical museum in Vienna) TU Vienna, Austria 2004


Teaching outside of Strathclyde and TU Vienna:

Autumn 2007/08

Co-Teaching at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Department of Design, Interfacedesign. Project course 'Remote Intimacy' in the Module 2.131 Design of Physical and Virtual Interfaces with Prof. Reto Wettach

2006 (New Zealand)

- 3-5 July 06: 3 day workshop on Interaction Design taught with Mark Billinghurst and Amanda Mander
- 7. July 06: Interaction Design Tutorial at NZ-CHI'06  in Christchurch
- development of teaching materials for a 4-5 day workshop


Autumn Term 2005

Associate Tutor/ Lecturer for Integrated Studies I, University of Sussex, UK, a seminar within the HCT masters degree program
(convenor: Prof. Geraldine Fitzpatrick)

2003/04 (acting assistant prof TU Vienna)

Multimediaproduktion 2: Interaktionsdesign. 2nd year bachelor program (lectures, weekly lab exercises + assignments) summer term 2003 and 2004. 4,5 ECTS undergraduate course for bachelor media informatics. Co-taught and newly developed with Dr. Hilda Tellioglu.

Spezielle Kapitel der MedienInformatik 2: Tangible Computing. Postgraduate course (lectures, seminar + project work) summer term 2004. 3 ECTS postgraduate class

Experimentelle Gestaltung von Multimedia-Anwendungen. Postgraduate course (lectures, student exercises + project) summer term 2004) - 6 ECTS postgraduate course on experimental design methods

Projektorientierte Recherche. Postgraduate course (lecture, seminar and project). winter term 2003. 6 ECTS course on research methods for media design

2003

Interaktivität erleben und gestalten. Eine Einführung ins Interaktionsdesign
3-5.9.2003 at the ditact in Salzburg (Austrian women's IT summer studies)

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Before 2003

Course (Seminar) "Sinn für die Sinne -- Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Real Reality"
with Willi Bruns and Bernd Robben in WS 97/98, University of Bremen, Dept. of Informatics

Programming Course Java,
with Prof. Silke Seehusen (FH Lübeck),
 at the Informatica Feminale in Bremen, Summer university for women in computer science during summer 98 

Graspable Interfaces: a Valuable Tool for Cooperative Modeling & Design.  
23. October 2001. Guest talk in Ernesto Arias' class on Research Issues & Methods in Planning and Design' ENVD 3122. Dept. of Architecture and Urban Planning. University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
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Verantwortung in IT-Berufen.
  30.6. 2001
Guest talk about  "Responsibility in IT-Work" in Seminar "InformatikerInnen -- hochbezahlte Gurus oder nützliche Idioten" (led by Prof. Thomas Risse and Prof. Meyer-Braun) for the Technical Informatics studies program of Bremen University of Applied Sciences (Studiengang Technische Informatik der Hochschule Bremen)

During studies (at Technical University Darmstadt)

- 01.07.92 - 31.12.94: student member of HDA-Tutorengruppe (student facilitators at  Higher education center) of the Technical University Darmstadt, responsible for developing and conducting courses on rhetoric, facilitation methods for tutors of exercise classes and for 1st-years orientation week tutors, and team training for software engineering

- 1988 - 1992:  organization, planning and supervision of computer science newcomers orientation week, supervision of other tutors and preparation of materials