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Dr. Thomas Richter

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Dr. Thomas Richter

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Curriculum Vitae:

Theoretical Education

  • 1976-83 (High-School) Escola Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro / Brasilien (3 Jahre) Gymnasium am Oelberg, Königswinter
  • 1983-85 Realschule St. Benedikt, Aachen; School level: B-Level
  • 1985-86 Berufsfachschule Traunstein“
  • 1986-89 Apprenticeship as pastry-cook, Certificate: Bachelor at the German Chamber of Crafts
  • 1994-95 Adult-day-school „Robert Wetzlar Schule, Bonn“, Certificate: „Fachhochschulreife“
  • 1995-97 Nightschool „Abendgymnasium Rhein-Sieg (AGRS)“ in Siegburg, Certificate: A-Level (Allgemeine Hochschulreife)
  • 1997-98 Study of pedagogic (Engl. literature, philosophy) and theoretic IT at the „Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität“ in Bonn (2 Semester)
  • 1998-03 Study of applied IT-Telecommunication at the University of Applied Sciences in St. Augustin Certificate: Diploma. Diploma-work: „Chip cards in mobile technology environments“, written in German language, In addition study of technical journalism, various part-certificates (“Scheine”), 4 Semester (2 Years) voluntary leader of Social Department (“Sozialreferent”) of AStA
  • 2005-07 Online-part-time-study at the University of Duisburg-Essen (VAWi). Master Thesis: Context
  • Metadata for e-Learning Environments” written in English language, Certificate: Master of Science
  • 04.2014 Doctoral Degree in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.: summa sum laude)


Workstations:

  • 1989 Solo pastry cook at „Stadtbäckerei Oehmingen“ in St.Augustin (Alleinkonditor)
  • 1989 Pastry cook as crew member at „Cafe Dahmen“ in Bonn: (Jungkonditor)
  • 1990-93 Demi Chef Pâtissiér at „Hotel Maritim” in Königswinter:
  • 1993-94 Pastry cook at „Cafe am Königsforst“ in Cologne
  • 1994 Employee at Laptop & Partner, Bonn, SW- and HW-Installation and
  • 1994-99 Kitchen Chef at Catering Service „Feinkost Salpicon“ in Bonn
  • 1999-00 Trainee at Quality Management (QM) Department of T-Mobile in Bonn
  • 2000-01 Practical training period at QM Department of T-Mobile, Bonn
  • 2001-02 Trainee at Quality Management (QM) Department of T-Mobile in Bonn
  • From 2003, March - 2006, December self-employed work as IT-consultant, private teacher and tech. author
  • 2007-08 Research in the field of Internationalization of e-Learning at the Korean German Institute of Technology (KGIT) in Seoul, South Korea
  • 2008-13 Lecturer, Project Coordinator/Manager, and Researcher at the University of Duisburg Essen, Faculty of Economics, Department “Information Systems of Productions and Operations Management”; Managing Director of the Consort of German Universities (KDU e.V.: from 2008 until 12.2012)
  • 2014- Senior Researcher, Project Manager, Quality Manager, and Lecturer at the Institute “ITL” of the University of Duisburg-Essen. Member of the Board at the Research Institute “ TELIT” (The Research Institute for Technology-Enhanced Learning and Innovative Education and Training)
  • 11.2015 Elected Chair of the Research Institute “TELIT” at the University of Duisburg-Essen

Fields of Research:

  • Empiric research in educational environments (focus: influence factors in learning situations)
  • Internationalization of e-learning
  • Culture research (focus: international work- and learning situations)

Publications:

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  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: Learners’ Cultures in the Context of Education.. In: Zvacek, S.; Restivo, M. T.; Uhomoibhi, J.; Helfert, M. (Ed.): Communications in Computer and Information Science: CSEDU 2015 - Revised Selected Best Papers. Springer, Heidelberg 2016. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.; Khatami, Pouyan; Khatami, Taymaz: ERP4Students: Introducing A Best Practice Example for Vocational Training in Universities. In: ERP-Future Conference 2015. Munich 2016. CitationDetails
  • Pirkkalainen, H.; Jokinen, J.; Pawlowski, J. M.; Richter, T.: Removing the Barriers to Adoption of Social OER Environments. In: Zvacek, S.; Restivo, M. T.; Uhomoibhi, J.; Helfert, M. (Ed.): Computer Supported Education – Communications in Computer and Information Science, v.510. Springer, Heidelberg 2015, p. 19-34. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Culture-Specific Perceptions of Motivation and Implications for Technology Enhanced Learning. In: European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning (EURODL): “Special Issue: Best of Eden 2013/14”, Vol 2015 (2015), p. 99-111. Full textCitationDetails
  • Adelsberger, Heimo H.; Richter, Thomas: Internet-based SAP courses in the context of Higher Education: "erp4students". In: Chova, G. L.; Martinez, L. A.; Torres, C. I. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation, ICERI 2015 (Sevilla). International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Barcelona 2015, p. 3516-3524. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Analysing New Learning Culture 3.0: The Move from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0 and Implications for Technology Enhanced Learning. In: Ciric, T.; Jovanovic, S. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 6th Conference on e-Learning (eLearning-2015). Belgrade Metropolitan University, Belgrad 2015, p. 14-21. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Quality Management in Education: Business Process Modelling in Interdisciplinary Environments. In: Chova, G. L.; Martinez, L. A.; Torres, C. I. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies 2015 (EDULearn). International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Barcelona, Spain 2015, p. 3394-3402. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Kretschmer, Thomas: Cultural Gaps and Solutions for Education in International Settings (Workshop). In: Paulsen, M. F.; Szücs, A. (Ed.): Expanding Learning Scenarios: Opening Out The Educational Landscape. Barcelona – Spain, Book of Abstracts of the EDEN 2015 Annual Conference. European Distance and E-Learning Network, Budapest, Hungary 2015, p. 138. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: The Whole is more than the Sum of its Parts: On Culture in Education and Educational Culture. In: Helfert, M.; Restivo, M. T.; Zvacek; S.; Uhomoibhi; J. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2015, Lisbon, Portugal). SCITEPRESS, Portugal 2015, p. 372-384. doi:10.5220/0005498103720382CitationDetails
  • Kretschmer, Thomas; Richter, Thomas: Open Educational Practices in Schools. In: Gómez Chova, L.; López Martínez, A.; Candel Torres, I. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Madrid, Spain, (INTED 2015), IATED Academy. 2015, p. 6998-7005. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.4559.9843CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Pawlowski, Jan M.: The Need for Standardization of Context Metadata for e-Learning Environments. In: Lee, T. (Ed.): Proceedings of the e-ASEM Conference, Seoul, Korea, Oct. 2007. Open University Korea, 2015, p. 41-72. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Kulturorientierte Forschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik: Entwicklung eines Werkzeugs zur Abgrenzung kultureller Forschungskontexte und zur Ermittlung kontextuell passender Kulturbeschreibungsmodelle (1). LuLu (P.o.D., Selbstverlag), Bonn 2014. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Konflikte durch verschiedene Lernkulturen. In: Hochschulzeitung Doppelpunkt, University of Applied Scie nces Bonn-Rhein Sieg, St. Augustin, Winter 2014/2015 (2014). Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: E-Learning in International Settings: Instructor Support as Success Factor. In: Jovanovic, K.; Jovanovic, S. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 5th Conference on e-Learning (eLearning-2014). Belgrade Metropolitan University, Belgrade, Serbia 2014, p. 55-60. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Veith, Patrick: Open Educational Resources: On the Search for an appropriate Quality Concept (transl. by Junhong Xiao). In: Distance Education in China, 2014/11. 2014, p. 5-14. doi:10.13541/j.cnki.chinade.2014.11.002CitationDetails
  • Richter, T.; Bruce, A.; Hoel, T.; Megalou, E.; Kretschmer, T.; Mazar, I.; Sotiriou, S.; Stracke, C.: Open Educational Resources in the Context of School Education: Barriers and possible solutions. In: European Scientific Journal, Vol 10 (2014) No 19, p. 1-19. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Veith, Patrick: Fostering the Exploitation of Open Educational Resources. In: Open Praxis, Vol 6 (2014) No 3, p. 205-220. doi:10.5944/openpraxis.6.3.139CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: The Learning Culture Survey: An international research project on cultural learning attitudes. English language questionnaire version for recognition. Due-Publico, Essen 2014. doi:10.13140/2.1.2877.5206Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Learners’ Perceptions and Expectations in Professional Training and Higher Education: A Comparative Analysis from the German Context. In: Moreira Teixeira, A.; Szűcs, A.; Mázár, I. (Ed.): From Education to Employment and Meaningful Work with ICTs. Zagreb - Croatia, Proceedings of the 23rd EDEN 2014 Annual Conference, Zagreb, Croatia. European Distance and E-Learning Network, Budapest, Hungary 2014, p. 30-39. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.4443.7924CitationDetails
  • Richter, T.; Zelenkauskaite, A.: Culture, Gender and Technology Enhanced Learning: Female and Male Students' Perceptions across three Countries. In: Nunes, M. B.; McPherson, M. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 8th IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2014, part of the Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCIS). IADIS Press, Lisbon, Portugal 2014, p. 3-12. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.2870.9281CitationDetails
  • Richter, T.; Adelsberger, H. H.: Cultural Country Profiles and their Applicability for Conflict Prevention and Intervention in Higher Education. In: Stracke, C. M.; Ehlers, U. -D.; Creelman, A.; Shamarina-Heidenreich, T. (Ed.): Proceedings of the European Conference LINQ & EIF 2014, Crete, Greece, Changing the trajectory – Quality for Opening up Education. Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH, Berlin 2014, p. 58-66. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.1166.9923CitationDetails
  • Pirkkalainen, H.; Jokinen, J.; Pawlowski, J. M.; Richter, T.: Overcoming the cultural distance in social OER environments. In: Zvacek, Susan; Restivo, Maria Teresa; Uhomoibhi, James; Helfert, Markus (Ed.): Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, CSEDU 2014 (Barcelona, Spain). SCITEPRESS, Portugal 2014, p. 15-24. doi:10.5220/0004719300150024CitationDetails
  • Richter, T.; Bruce, A.; Hoel, T.; Megalou, E.; Kretschmer, T.; Mazar, I.; Sotiriou, S.; Stracke, C. M.: Barriers against Open Educational Resources and possible Solutions: Teachers’ Perspectives and Recommendations. In: Chova, G. L.; Martinez, L. A.; Torres, C. I. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation, ICERI 2013 (Sevilla). International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Barcelona 2013, p. 6489-6498. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: The Shift From Behaviorist Lecture Design in a Technology-Related Field to General Competence Development – A Case Study. In: Chova, G. L.; Martinez, L. A.; Torres, C. I. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies 2013. International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Barcelona, Spain 2013. CitationDetails
  • Stracke, C. M.; Sotiriou, S. A.; Dodero, J. M.; Hoel, T.; Athanasiades, N.; Richter, T.; Pirkkalainen, H.; Pawlowski, J. M.; Klements, K.; Manouselis, N.; Moumoutzis, N.: Open School Learning – A vision paper to improve European schools towards 2030 – using the results of the Open Discovery Space project. In: Commission, European (Ed.): Open Education 2030 – A joint space for developing visions on the future of Open Education in Europe. 2013. Full textCitationDetails
  • Sotiriou, S. A.; Athanasiades, N.; Ramfos, A.; Stracke, C. M.; Richter, T.; Pirkkalainen, H.; Pawlowski, J. M.; Klements, K.; Stergioulas, L.; Manouselis, N.; Moumoutzis, N.: Open Discovery Space. In: Paulsen, M. F.; Szücs, A. (Ed.): The Joy of Learning: Enhancing Learning Experience, Improving Learning Quality. Proceedings of the 22nd EDEN 2013 Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway. European Distance and E-Learning Network, Budapest, Hungary 2013, p. 495-503. CitationDetails
  • Richter, T.; Stracke, C. M.; Sotiriou, S.: Fostering the Joy of Teaching and Learning Through Open Educational Practices (Workshop). In: Paulsen, M. F.; Szücs, A. (Ed.): The Joy of Learning: Enhancing Learning Experience, Improving Learning Quality. Book of Abstracts of the EDEN 2013 Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway. European Distance and E-Learning Network, Budapest, Hungary 2013. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: The Motivated, The Encouraged, And The Willful Ignorant. In: Paulsen, M. F.; Szücs, A. (Ed.): The Joy of Learning: Enhancing Learning Experience, Improving Learning Quality. Proceedings of the EDEN 2013 Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway. European Distance and E-Learning Network, Budapest, Hungary 2013, p. 753-762. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.1691.2800CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: On the myth of a general national culture: Making visible specific cultural characteristics of learners in different educational contexts in Germany. In: Sudweeks, F.; Hrachovec, H.; Ess, C. (Ed.): CATaC’12 Proceedings (Aarhus, Denmark): Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication. Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia 2012, p. 105-105. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Educational Resources for E-Learning in Urban Life-Long Learning. In: Construction, Yangpu Society; Office, Lifelong Education Promotion Committee (Ed.): Proceedings of the Forum on Construction of Urban Lifelong Education and Learning Community, Shanghai, Oct. 2012. 2012, p. 59-80. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.2739.8567CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Culture Matters: Learners’ Expectations Towards Instructor-Support. In: Bastiaens, T.; Marks, G. (Ed.): Proceedings of the Global Learn Asia Pacific 2012 conference, Chesapeake, VA. AACE, 2012, p. 130-135. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Feedback: Learners’ Understanding and Preferences. In: Bastiaens, T.; Marks, G. (Ed.): Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education (e-Learn) 2012 (Montreal, Canada), Chesapeake, VA. AACE, 2012, p. 1268-1273. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Students’ Perceptions of Time Management and Deadlines: A Special Challenge in E-Learning-based Cross-Cultural Education. In: Amiel, T.; Wilson, B. (Ed.): Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2012 (Denver, USA), Chesapeake, VA. AACE, 2012, p. 2772-2777. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, T.; Stracke, C. M.: Learners parents: Can they help us to improve e-Learning?. In: Nunes, M. B.; McPherson, M. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 6th IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2012, part of the Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCIS). IADIS Press, Lisbon, Portugal 2012, p. 37-46. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Contextual Influence Factors on Educational Scenarios. Due-Publico, Essen 2012. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Adaptability as a Special Demand on Open Educational Resources: The Cultural Context of e-Learning. In: European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning (EURODL) (2011) No 2. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: E-Learning in Culturally Diverse Settings: Challenges on Collaborative Learning and Possible Solutions. In: Nunes, M. B.; McPherson, M. (Ed.): Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2011, part of the Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCIS). IADIS, Rome, Italy 2011, p. 141-141. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: E-Learning: Education for Everyone? Special Requirements on Learners in Internet-Based Learning Environments. In: Montgomerie, C.; Seale, J. (Ed.): Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications. AACE, Chesapeake 2011, p. 1598-1598. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Adelsberger, Heimo H.: Kulturspezifische Untersuchungen in der gestaltungsorientierten Wirtschaftsinformatik: Bestandsaufnahme und Analyse des derzeitigen Umgangs mit Kultur. 2011. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Ehlers, Ulf-Daniel: Barriers and Motivators for Using Open Educational Resources in Schools. In: eLearning Papers, Vol 23 (2011) No 3. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Identifying E-Learning Resources for Reuse. In: Paulsen, M. F.; Szücs, A. (Ed.): Learning and Sustainability – The New Ecosystem of Innovation and Knowledge. Dublin – Ireland, Proceedings of the 20th EDEN 2011 Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland. Curran Associates, Inc., Red Hook, NY 2011, p. 163-171. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Feedback in International E-Learning Scenarios: Challenges and Solutions. In: Wheeler, S. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 6th Plymouth e-Learning conference 2011, Plymouth, GBProceedings of the 6th Plymouth e-Learning conference 2011. 2011. CitationDetails
  • Andrade, A.; Caine, A.; Carneiro, R.; Conole, G.; Ehlers, U. D.; Holmberg, C.; Kairamo, A. -K.; Koskinen, T.; Kretschmer, T.; Moe-Pryce, N.; Mundin, P.; Nozes, J.; Reinhardt, R.; Richter, T.; Silva, G.: Beyond OER – Shifting Focus to Open Educational Practices: OPAL Report 2011. Due-Publico, Essen 2011. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Open Educational Resources im kulturellen Kontext von e-Learning. In: Zeitschrift für E-Learning (ZeL), Freie elektronische Bildungsressourcen (2010) No 3, p. 30-42. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Ehlers, Ulf-Daniel: Barriers and Motivators for Using Open Educational Resources in Schools. In: Uoc; Ou; Byu (Ed.): Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Open Education Conference. Valencia, Spain 2010, p. 417-428. CitationDetails
  • Conole, G.; Ehlers, U. D.; Mundin, P.; Santos, A. I.; Connelly, T.; Richter, T.; Koskinen, T.; -K., Kairamo A.; Nozes, J.; Carneiro, R.: Quality and Innovation in Open Educational Practice.. In: Tait, A.; Szücs, A. (Ed.): Media Inspriations for Learning – What makes the Impact? Proceedings of the EDEN 2010 Annual Conference, Valencia, Spain. Curran Associates, Inc., Red Hook, NY 2010, p. 588-596. CitationDetails
  • Ehlers, Ulf-Daniel; Helmstedt, Cornelia; Richter, Thomas: Analysing New E-Learning Culture.. In: Tait, A.; Szücs, A. (Ed.): Media Inspirations for Learning – What makes the Impact? Proceedings of the EDEN 2010 Annual Conference, Valencia, Spain. Curran Associates, Inc., Red Hook, NY 2010, p. 14-22. CitationDetails
  • Pawlowski, Jan M.; Richter, Thomas: Methodology to Compare and Adapt E-Learning in the Global Context.. In: Breitner, M. H. (Ed.): E-Learning 2010 – Aspekte der Betriebswirtschaftslehre und Informatik. Physica-Verlag HD, Berlin 2010, p. 3-14. CitationDetails
  • Richter, T.; Pawlowski, J. -M.; Lutze, M.: Adapting E-Learning situations for international reuse. In: Sudweeks, F.; Hrachovec, H.; Ess, C. (Ed.): CATaC'08 Proceedings (Nimes, France): Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication, School of Information Technology. Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia 2008, p. 713-725. CitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas; Pawlowski, Jan M.: Adaptation of e-Learning Environments: Determining National Differences through Context Metadata. In: TRANS. Internet-Journal for Culture Studies (2008) No 17. Full textCitationDetails
  • Pawlowski, Jan M.; Richter, Thomas: Context and Culture Metadata – A tool for the internationalization of e-Learning. In: Montgomerie, C.; Seale, J. (Ed.): roceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Chesapeake (Vancouver, Canada), VA. AACE, 2007, p. 4528-4537. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Context Metadata for e-Learning Environments. Master Thesis - University of Duisburg-Essen, Wirtschaftsinformatik der Produktionsunternehmen, Prof. Dr. Heimo H. Adelsberger. 2007. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Barrierefreiheit – Webseiten für alle zugänglich machen - Medienkompetenz. In: Lehrer Online (2004) No 4. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Inhaltsfilter – Ansatzpunkte und Verfahren - Medienkompetenz. In: Lehrer Online (2003) No 8. Full textCitationDetails
  • Richter, Thomas: Chipkarten im Mobilfunk (2). University of Applied Sciences, Information Technology, Prof. Dr. Martin Leischner, 2002. Full textCitationDetails

Conferences:

  • Innovation award e-Learning, at the Multiconference Wirtschaftsinformatik in 2008, Feb.; ’Teilkonferenz e-Learning’