Professor of Media and Communication, Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Prof. Dr. Ilona Buchem is Professor of Media and Communication at Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. She teaches courses in bachelor’s and master’s programs, both on campus and online, including Digital Business (BSc.) and Media Informatics (MSc.).
As the head of the Communications Lab, Ilona Buchem leads a number of projects on the application of humanoid robots as learning and teaching assistants in higher education context. Ilona Buchem has led a number of national and international R&D projects dedicated to technology-enhanced learning.
Dr. Buchem is one of the Chairs of the EATEL Special Interest Group on Wearable Enhanced Learning, and is actively involved in some of the leading TEL organizations in Europe, including the European Association for Technology Enhanced Learning (EATEL), the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), and the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU).