Elisabeth Mayweg, Prof. Dr.

Elisabeth Mayweg is Junior Professor for Digital Knowledge Management in Higher Education at the Institute of Educational Sciences at Humboldt University in Berlin. The professorship is sponsored by the Commerzbank Foundation and is associated at the Einstein Center Digital Future. Prior to that, Elisabeth was working as a post-doc at the Center for Teaching in Higher Education at the University of Münster as well as in the project SUPPORT for the teaching at Freie University in Berlin. In Winter term 2017/18, she substituted the professorship for Educational Psychology at the University in Hannover. During her time as a post-doc she was as a DFG research scholar at the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York. She obtained her PhD in 2011 and habilitated in psychology with Prof. Regina Jucks at University of Münster in 2018. Elisabeth conducts research into the effects of various forms of digitalization in teaching-learning contexts in higher education. In particular, she is interested in the specific characteristics of synchronous and asynchronous forms of media communication – such as chats, forums and blog – and how these affect students’ learning and skill development.

At HIIG, Elisabeth is an associate researcher within the research programme Knowledge & Society.

A complete list of all publications and presentations can be accessed here (in German).

Photo: ECDF/PR/Felix Noak.



Associated Researcher: Knowledge & Society