Research projects

2012 - 2009

  • LEONARDO project “Improvement and dissemination of community oriented policing via virtual learning (COP)“ (in collaboration with Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey; Technical College Bremen, Germany; Project Consultatie en Training Groep, Scherpenzeel, Netherlands; Community Oriented Policing, Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 2010 to July 2012, with a grant from the European Commission, 2010-1-TR1-LEO05-16797)
  • STELLAR Network of Excellence Theme Team project “Self-regulated Learning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments (coordinator: University of Cologne, in collaboration with Universitat de Barcelona. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Fernfachhochschule Schweiz, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Istituto Tecnologie Didattiche - Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche and Nottingham Trent University, May 2010 to April 2011, fundet by the STELLAR NoE).
  • ELE ELEB11 project: “Xenoclipse.net – European network for the promotion of digital literacy and diversity in the media” (in collaboration with Universitat de Barcelona/Spain,  XenoMedia Comunicació – MUGAK/Spain, Universiteit Gent/Belgium, Universität zu Köln/Germany, Universitetet i Stavanger/Norway, with funding from the European Commission, February 2007 to January 2009, Grant Agreement 2006-4540/001-001).

2008 - 2005

  • KALEIDOSCOPE Network of Excellence seed project “Self-regulated Learning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments” (coordinator: University of Cologne, in collaboration with the universities of Amstderam/Netherlands, Barcelona/Spain, Bergen/Norway, Compiegne/France, Lisbon/Portugal, Nottingham Trent/UK, Open University/UK ad ITD-NCR/Italy, with funding from the European Commission, February 2007 to December 2007). 
  • TACONET: “Targeted Cooperative Network on Self-regulated Learning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments” with members in 15 European and 7 non-European countries (May 2004 to present).
  • ELE ELEB11 project: “XenoCLIPSe: Digital Video Clips by ethnic minorities” (in collabo-ration with Universitat de Barcelona/Spain,  Xenomedia/Spain, Universiteit Gent/Belgium, Universität zu Köln/Germany, Universitetet i Stavanger/Norway, with funding from the European Commission, June 2005 to May 2006, Grant Agreement 2004 – 3039 / 001-002) .

2004 - 2001

  • EDU ELEARN project: ”TELEPEERS – Self-regulated learning in technology enhanced learning environments at university level: a peer review” (coordinator: University of Cologne, in collaboration with the universities of Aalborg/Denmark, Amsterdam/The Netherlands, Barcelona/Spain, Bergen/Norway, Compiègne/France, Lisbon/Portugal, Nottingham Trend/U.K. and the Istituto Tecnologie Didattiche Genoa/Italy, with funding from the European Commission, January 2004 to January 2006 - Grant agreement 2003-4710-/001-001 EDU-ELEARN).
  • EDU ELARN project ”eCLIPse : Digital Video Clips for a Social Europe” (in collaboration with the universities of Barcelona/Spain, Gent/Belgium and Stavanger/Norway. With funding from the European Commission, February 2004 to January 2005, Grant agreement 2003-4640/001-001).
  • KALEIDOSCOPE  Network of Excellence “Concepts and methods for exploring the future of learning with digital technologies” (in collaboration with 465 researchers from 23 European nations, member of the steering committee of the Special Interest Group “Narrative and learning environments” , with funding from the European Commission, January 2004 to December 2006).
  • LEONARDO project “Interactive safety training of hotel personnel – SAFEHOTEL” (in collaboration with Fire Officers´Associations, hotels and hotel schools in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Slovenia, Norway, Spain, U.K. and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya/Spain, with funding from the European Commission, October 2003 to March 2006)
  • LEONARDO project “Multilingual Communication with Emergency Control Rooms - MULTICOM112” (in collaboration with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya/Spain, Liverpool University/UK, Kreasoft Cologne/Germany, emergency control rooms and fire fighter stations from Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, and Spain, with funding from the European Commission, November 2001 to August 2004)

2000 - 1997

  • Joint Multimedia Call research project “Mediakids - Multimedia for kids“ (in collaboration with the Universitat de Barcelona/Spain, University of Leicester/U.K., University Leiden/ The Netherlands, Universidad Catolica de Portugal, Lisboa/Portugal, Plaza & Janes, Barcelona/Spain, Lexicultural, Amadora/Portugal; financed by the European Commission , Sept.98 to Dec.2000)
  • LEONARDO project "Police Communication in Europe - POLICE" (in collaboration with Bildungssinstitut der Polizei Niedersachsen / Germany,  Medieninstitut der Polizei Baden-Württemberg / Germany, Northumbria Police Authority / U.K., InMedias Köln / Germany, IMK Oberhausen / Germany; partially financed by the European Commission, Dec. 1997 to Dec. 2000)
  • LEONARDO project "Pedagogical Evaluation Methods and Guidelines for Multimedia Applications - PEMGU" (in collaboration with Holbaeck Technical College / Denmark, Colegio Irabia, Pamplona / Spain, DEL, Aarhus / Denmark, EPRAL, Evora / Portugal; partially financed by the European Commission, Jan. 1997 to Dec. 1999)

1996 - 1995

  • Research project “The impact of the new technologies on the role of the teachers“ (in collaboration with the Universitat de Barcelona/Spain, University of Nijmegen/The Netherlands, University of Leuven/Belgium, Nexus Lmtd., Dublin/Ireland; financed by the European Commission, Dec.31, 1996 to Dec.31, 1997)
  • SOCRATES  project “Technology enhanced evaluation in open and distance education“ (in collaboration with the universities of Barcelona/Spain, Liège/Belgium, Rome/Italy, Leicester/United Kingdom, and Lisboa/Portugal; partially financed by the European Commission, Sept.1, 1996 to Aug.30, 1998)
  • Research grant “Adaptive minimal guidance strategies for hypertext systems” financed by the European Commission (Human Capital and Mobility) at the Universitat de Barcelona (April 1995 to March 1996)
  • COMETT project “Computer based training of complex problem solving strategies” (in collaboration with the University of Bielefeld/Germany, Universitat de Barcelona/Spain, Janus Projekte, Cologne/Germany, GRIPS Software, Barcelona; November 1994 to October 1995)