FH-Prof. Mag. Dr.

Lisa Zimmermann

 

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PhD-graduation from the Department for Education Science and graduation from the Department for Translation Science (English, Hungarian, German) – both Karl-Franzens-University in Graz, Austria.

Speaker at miscellaneous conferences on the topics: diversity, inclusion, teaching and learning strategies, as well as gender and gender mainstreaming in IT.

Since 1998 at the FH JOANNEUM. FH-Professor (ESL, study skills) responsible for the public relations of the degree programme Information Management and the FH JOANNEUM Recruiting Day of the university’s IT- and Business Programmes. Further tutor for projects, internships, and degree dissertations as well as freelance interpreter and translator since 1995 (specialisation areas include IT, tourism, theology).

From August until December 2007 visiting professorship at the School of Education at the New York City College in the US.

From July 2012 until December 2018: Teaching staff representative of the FH JOANNEUM university council.

Current research interests include inclusive education, multiple intelligences, and gender in technology.

 

Publications and conference contributions:

2017                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Werner Fritz, HOW DO STUDENTS LEARN IN 2016? – A LEARNING EXPERIMENT, presentation and publication at the GIKA – Global Innovation & Knowledge Academy 2017, Lisbon, 28th – 30th of June 2017

2017                                   Lisa Zimmermann, ed. brochure Facettes of Inclusion including contributions of four Austrian universities

2016                                   Lisa Zimmermann, How an Electronic Assessment System Can Motivate Students and Instructors, poster presentation at the UAS Instructor’s Conference Teaching ESP in Higher Education: Examples from Evidence-Based Practice, 20th-21st of Mai 2016

2015                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Technology-Based Assessment, poster presentation at the Didactics’ Day of the UAS FH JOANNEUM, 17th of Nov. 2016

2015                                   Lisa Zimmermann, From the Communicative Approach to Learner Centred Teaching, poster presentation at the SSU-Conference - Situating Strategy Use: The Interplay of Language Learning Strategies and Individual Learner Characteristics, 16th -17th of Oct. 2015

2015                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Chancen und Grenzen von Blended Learning im Fremdsprachenunterricht (Chances and Challenges of Blended Learning in a Basic Subject), publication and presentation on the FH JOANNEUM e-Learning Day on 16th of Sept. 2015

2015                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Lerntypengerechtes Unterrichten unter Einsatz von Blended Learning (Learner-Type Focused Tuition Using Blended Learning), poster presentation at the Styrian University Conference on 27th of May 2015

2014                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Warum machen manche Menschen im Sprachunterricht den Mund nicht auf? (Why Do Certain People Not Talk When Learning a Language?) – Science Slam presentation in Graz (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eiPNW2OUUA), 25th of Nov. 2014

2014                                   Lisa Zimmermann, How to Use e-Learning Activities to Connect with the Introvert Corporate Language Learner, 1-Hour-Workshop, ICEWL (The International Conference on e-Learning in the Workplace) 2014, Columbia University New York, 11th of June 2014

2014                                   Lisa Zimmermann, How to Use e-Learning Activities to Connect with the Introvert Corporate Language Learner, Short Paper, iJAC International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning

2014                                   Lisa Zimmermann, How to connect with the introvert language learner, Presentation at the PLL Matters of the Mind: Psychology and Language Learning conference, 29th of May 2014

2012                                   Lisa Zimmermann, 5 WAYS TO USE MOODLE TO ENHANCE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSE, Business English Special Interest Group Annual Conference, Stuttgart, Germany, Proceedings of the 25th IATEFL BESIG-Conference 2012

2012                                   Lisa Zimmermann, DER EINSATZ VON MOODLE IM FREMDSPRACHENUNTERRICHT AN DER FH JOANNEUM (Using Moodle in English Language Courses at the FH JOANNEUM), FH JOANNEUM e-Learning Day 2012, September 2012

2012                                   Lisa Zimmermann in “ESP across the Disciplines: Practices and Experiences” (Ed.: Casey, Millward-Sadler, Tatzl), INCREASING LEARNER MOTIVATION IN THE EFL CLASSROOM THROUGH THE CONSTRUCTIONIST TEACHING APPROACH

2011                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Ulrike Pölzl-Hobusch, Gerhild Janser-Munro, USING THE CONSTRUCTIONIST APPROACH TEACHING BUSINESS ENGLISH, IATEFL Business English Special Interest Group Annual Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Proceedings of the 24th IATEFL BESIG-Conference 2011

2011                                   Gerhard Sprung, Lisa Zimmermann, INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS THROUGH THE CREATING GAMES APPROACH. ICEE Belfast, 08/2011

2011                                   Gerhard Sprung, Lisa Zimmermann, Robert Strohmaier, Sandra Schadenbauer, Alexander Nischelwitzer, HOW TO SUPPORT EDUCATORS WHO WANT TO USE THE CREATING GAMES APPROACH TO TEACH IT COURSES, Proceedings EDULEARN11, Barcelona, 07/2011

2011                                   Erwin Zinser, Lisa Zimmermann, Gerhard Sprung, ALMOST REAL: EFFECTIVE LEARNING THROUGH A BUSINESS SIMULATION, Posterbeitrag EDULEARN11, Barcelona; 07/2011

2011                                   Gerhard Sprung, Lisa Zimmermann, Robert Strohmaier, Alexander Nischelwitzer, CREATING GAMES APPROACH: MODELS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE USE OF GAME DESIGN AS A TEACHING METHOD, ICICTE 2011 Rhodos, 07/2011

2010                                   Gerhard Sprung, Lisa Zimmermann, Robert Strohmaier, Alexander Nischelwitzer: TOUCH::TELL:IT RECONSTRUCTING SCRATCH. Proceedings of ICL 2010 (13th International Conference on Engineering Education) Hasselt, Belgium

2010                                   Erwin Zinser, Lisa Zimmermann, ACTION LEARNING – LESSONS LEARNT FROM USING A CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH IN THE FIELD OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, poster presentation at the ICL2010 (13th International Conference on Engineering Education) Hasselt, Belgium

2010                                   Gerhard Sprung, Lisa Zimmermann, TOUCH::TELL:IT, TENDENCIES AND CONSEQUENCES FOR THE USAGE OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES. In: EDULEARN10, International Association for Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Barcelona, Spain

2010                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Patrick Pötz, Markus Treml, HOW PROGRAMMING OF ROBOTS CAN INFLUENCE CAREER CHOICES poster presentation at the EESD'10 (International Conference Engineering Education in Sustainable Development), Goteborg, Sweden

2010                                   Erwin Zinser, Lisa Zimmermann, ACTION LEARNING – A CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH IN THE FIELD OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT poster presentation at the EESD'10 (International Conference Engineering Education in Sustainable Development), Goteborg, Sweden

2008                                   Werner Fritz, Lisa Zimmermann (Ed.), 10 JAHRE IMA – LEHREN UND LERNEN ZWISCHEN 0 UND 1 (10 Years of Information Management. Learning and Teaching between 0 and 1), Anniversary publication on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the degree programme Information Management, Nov. 2008; ISBN 3-902103-18-3

2008                                   Gerhard Sprung, Lisa Zimmermann, WAYS TO PATCH THE LEAKY PIPELINE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, ICERI Proceedings 2008, Madrid, ISBN 978-84-612-5091-2

2008                                   L. Zimmermann, Gerhard Sprung, HOW GIRLS CAN BE MOTIVATED TO LEARN PROGRAMMING AND TAKE UP TECHNICAL STUDIES THROUGH ADAPTATIONS OF THE CURRICULUM, CHANGES IN DIDACTICS, AND OPTIMIZED INTERFACE DESIGN, paper publication at the 13th International Conference on Engineering Education in Pécs, Hungary (27th to 30th of July 2008), ISBN 978-963-7298-20-2

2008                                   Johannes Puchas, Herbert Schwetz, Lisa Zimmermann, Erwin Zinser, EVALUATION OF THE CONSTRUCTIVIST COURSE E-BUSINESS 2 AS A CONTRIBUTION TO QUALITY ASSURANCE AT UNIVERSITIES INTED, paper presentation at the INTED 2008 in Valencia, proceedings ISBN: 978-84-612-0190-7

2008                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Gerhard Sprung, DIE TECHNIK IST WEIBLICH – WIE DURCH ADAPTIONEN UND INTERFACEOPTIMIERUNG DAS INTERESSE UND DER LERNERFOLG VON MÄDCHEN UND FRAUEN BEIM PROGRAMMIEREN ERHÖHT WERDEN KANN (Technology is Female – how to increase interest and success of women who learn code), poster presentation at the FFH 2008 in Wels, AT

2007                                   Lisa Zimmermann, Gerhard Sprung, Manuela Praßl, GENDER MAINSTREAMING UND DIE ENTWICKLUNG VON FEMUIS AM STUDIENGANG INFORMATIONSMANAGEMENT DER FH JOANNEUM GMBH (Gender mainstreaming an the development of FEMUIS at the degree programme Information Management), in Bene Meritus – anniversary publication for Peter Schachner-Blazizek on the occasion of his 65th birthday, (Ed. Anni Koubek, Friedrich Möstl, Martin Pöllinger, Manfred Prisching, Peter Reininghaus), ISBN 978-3-7011-0084-2

2006                                   Lisa Zimmermann (editor), MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS IN EDUCATION - CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 2006, international conference at the UAS FH JOANNEUM, Graz, ISBN: 3-902103-07-8

2006                                   Lisa Zimmermann, ALS FRAU IM BAUCH DER TECHNIK (Women in Technology) in Gender Mainstreaming in Bildungseinrichtungen (Ed. Dorothea Erharter), Forum Neue Medien, June 2006, ISBN: 3-902520-03-5

2005                                   Lisa Zimmermann, BERATUNG IM INTERNET (Online Counselling), journal article in Fachzeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpastoral Junge Kirche, Jg. 39, 4/05, p. 16-18

2004                                   Lisa Zimmermann (ed.), JUGENDBERATUNG IM INTERNET – WAS GEHT UND WAS GEHT NICHT IM NET? EINE ANALYSE DER VERSCHIEDENEN INTERNETBERATUNGS­MÖGLICH­KEITEN UND – MODELLE ANHAND KONKRETER BEISPIELE (Online Counselling – about what works and what doesn’t), BoD, Norderstedt, ISBN 3-8334-1565-7

2004                                   Lisa Zimmermann (ed.), MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS IN EDUCATION - CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, international conference at the UAS FH JOANNEUM, Graz

2003                                   Lisa Zimmermann, GLOBALE VIRTUALITÄT - MAIL-, CHAT- UND FORENBERATUNG IM INTERNATIONALEN VERGLEICH (comparing online counselling methods in different coutries), [F1] Fachtagung zu Jugendforen, eMail-Beratung und Online-Kommunikation in Vienna

2002                                   Lisa Zimmermann, USING THE COMPUTER IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM IN FACHHOCHSCHUL-EDUCATION, Short Paper, ICL 2002, Villach, published in EURODL (European Journal of Open and Distance Learning) in Dec. 2012