Dr. Elisabeth Kaliva

Elisabeth Kaliva is the scientific lead of the Digital Open Learning Lab (DOLL) at the Köln International School of Design (KISD) of TH Köln. She is responsible for the research, conception and implementation of blended and seamless learning scenarios within the open source Social Learning Environment»Spaces«, which she co-developed. She is also the expert project leader in the university-wide implementation of Spaces at TH Köln. Furthermore she has a lectureship at the Learning Lab of the University Duisburg-Essen.

After her diploma in computer science and her master’s degree in Educational Media at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Elisabeth Kaliva received her doctorate from Prof. Dr. Michael Kerres. Her dissertation examines the didactic implications of digital project-based learning scenarios. Elisabeth Kaliva has many years of experience in design education and social learning. Her research focuses on how digital innovations support and change social learning in higher education.


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