Simone Adams

Simone Adams
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz | KFU Graz · Center for Digital Teaching and Learning



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Dr. Simone Adams (née Puff) is an instructional design and educational technology specialist at the Center for Digital Teaching and Learning at Karl-Franzens-University of Graz in Austria. Some of her current research interests are the potentials and uses of digital technologies and media in higher education, e-tutoring, and digital inclusion. With a Ph.D. in American Studies and interdisciplinary training in Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, and Communication Studies, she has also been teaching and doing research in Europe and the USA on the topics of intersectionality, cultural diversity, critical whiteness studies, feminist movements, and protest cultures.


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Die Integration digitaler Medien in den Unterricht ist eine Herausforderung unserer Zeit. Daher scheint es naheliegend, dass Lehrpersonen entsprechende Bildungsmaßnahmen erfahren und insbesondere, dass dies auch in die Curricula für Lehramtsstudierende Einzug findet. Der Entwicklungsverbund Süd-Ost in Österreich hat sich dieser Herausforderung gest...
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In this paper, we list five common assumptions in the context of digitalization which we consider more of a hindrance to digital transformation at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) than contributing to its success. These assumptions relate to the areas change, pace, technology, competences, and financing. After a brief outline and the definition...
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According to current research in educational technology, blended learning has become “the new normal” (Dziuban, Graham, Moskal, Norberg, & Sicilia, 2018). In light of this global development, even traditional “brick-and-mortar” universities work on creating new learning designs to meet their students’ needs for flexibility, mostly concerning work/l...


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This anthology published by Syracuse University Press and co-edited by Simone Adams, Kimberly Moffitt, and Ronald Jackson explores the various sociopolitical issues uncovered in each season of the TV show Scandal.