• 2011: PhD (Dr. phil.), University of Turku, Finland (summa cum laude)
  • 2008: Dip. Ed. (Dipl. Päd.), University of Regensburg, Germany (1,0; best degree)

Academic Positions

  • 2016-date: Institut für Qualität und Weiterbildung, Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Germany
  • 2015: Visiting Professor; Department of Education and Psychology, University of Linz, Austria (October-November)
  • 2014-2016: Assistant Professor; Department of Educational Development and Research, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • 2014: Visiting Scholar; Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, England (February-March)
  • 2012-2014: Post-Doc; TUM School of Education, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2011-2012: Post-Doc; Centre for Learning Research und Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku, Finland
  • 2011: Visiting Scholar; InterMedia, University of Oslo, Norway (October-November) and Center for Learning Sciences and Technologies (CELSTEC), Open University, The Netherlands (July-August)
  • 2008-2011: Doctoral Researcher; Centre for Learning Research und Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku, Finland

Editorial Activities

Editorial Board Member

  • Educational Research Review
  • Human Resource Development Quarterly
  • Heliyon

Guest Editor

  • Special Issue in International Journal of Training and Development (in progress)
  • Special Issue in Frontline Learning Research (2017, Vol. 5, Issue 3)
  • Special Issue in Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft (2015, Vol. 18, Issue 1 Suppl.)
  • Special Issue in International Journal of Educational Research (2013, Vol. 61, Issue 1)
  • Special Issue in Educational Research Review (2013, Vol. 8, Issue 1)

Journal Reviewer

  • Advances in Health Sciences Education
  • Anatomical Sciences Education
  • Applied Computing & Informatics
  • Applied Psychology: An International Review
  • Baltic Journal of Management
  • BMC Medical Education
  • British Journal of Educational Psychology
  • British Journal of Educational Technology
  • Computers & Education
  • Computers in Human Behavior
  • Digital Scholarship in the Humanities
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Psychology Review
  • Educational Research Review
  • Educational Technology Research & Development
  • European Journal of Training and Development
  • European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
  • Frontiers in Cognition
  • Frontline Learning Research
  • Heliyon
  • Human Resource Development International
  • Human Resource Development Quarterly
  • Human Resource Development Review
  • Instructional Science
  • International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
  • International Journal of Educational Research
  • International Journal of Public Sector Management
  • International Journal of Training and Development
  • International Journal of Training Research
  • Journal of Creative Behavior
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Educational Research Online
  • Journal of Education and Science
  • Journal of Workplace Learning
  • Learning and Individual Differences
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Learning, Culture and Social Interaction
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Teacher
  • Palgrave Communications
  • Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research
  • Studies in Continuing Education
  • Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour
  • Unterrichtswissenschaft
  • Vocations and Learning: Studies in Vocational and Professional Education
  • Zeitschrift für Bildungsforschung
  • Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft
  • Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung
  • Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie

Reviewer of Grant Proposals

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Netherlands
  • Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium
  • Tertiary Education Research Fund (TRF), Singapore
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium