Marcus Specht


is Professor for Advanced Learning Technologies at Welten Institute (Research Center for Learning, Teaching and Technology) at the Open University of the Netherlands and director of the Learning Innovation Labs. He received his Diploma in Psychology in 1995 and a Dissertation from the University of Trier in 1998 on adaptive information technology. From 2001 he headed the department 'Mobile Knowledge' at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT). His research focus is on Mobile and Contextualized Learning Technologies and Social and Immersive Media for Learning. Since 2014 he is Program Chair Technology Enhanced Learning Innovations at the Welten Institute and member of the management team of the Welten Institute. Prof. Specht is a member of ACM, IEEE, the SIKS and ICO research schools in the Netherlands and is an Apple Distinguished Educator and since 2013 President of the International Association of Mobile Learning.



last update: September 2015


Articles published on IXD&A:

GPIM: Google Glassware for inquiry-based learning, pp. 100 - 110, abstractdownload

'EMuRgency: Addressing cardiac arrest with socio-technical innovation in a smart learning region', N. 17, 2013, pp. 77-91, abstractdownload