PD Dr. Mar­cus Ventz­ke

PD Dr. Mar­cus Ventz­ke

PD Dr. Mar­cus Ventz­ke

PD Dr. Mar­cus Vent­z­ke

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Dr. Mar­cus Ventz­ke is exe­cu­ti­ve direc­tor at the Insti­tu­te for Digi­tal Learning and tea­ches at the Catho­lic Uni­ver­si­ty Eich­stätt-Ingol­stadt. His main focus of rese­arch lies on dif­fe­rent aspects of modern histo­ry, espe­ci­al­ly on the ear­ly modern peri­od.

In the field of didac­tics and theo­ry of histo­ry, he works on the con­cepts of his­to­ric terms, con­struc­tions of time, as well as App­lied Histo­ry. Mr. Ventz­ke advo­ca­tes a prag­ma­tic turn in didac­tics of histo­ry. He has worked as a tea­cher for histo­ry and ethics at several secon­da­ry schools.

Con­vin­ced of the dis­rup­ti­ve and inno­va­ti­ve cha­rac­ter of digi­tal revo­lu­ti­on, Dr. Ventz­ke stri­ves towards chan­ges in our learning cul­tu­re and the orga­ni­sa­ti­on of schools. Hence the rene­wal of learning and tea­ching res­sour­ces is an important area to that aim. In his habi­li­ta­ti­on the­sis Dr. Ventz­ke dealt with the struc­tu­re and media rep­re­sen­ta­ti­on of the mBook-con­cept, he hel­pt to deve­lop.

At the Insti­tu­te for Digi­tal Lea­ning he mana­ges the con­tent depart­ment, ran­ging from work on his­to­ri­cal sources in archi­ves, muse­ums and libra­ries to the accu­ra­te didac­tic pre­pa­ra­ti­on of such con­tent. He is respon­si­ble for the con­tent-rela­ted and didac­tic foun­da­ti­on of IdL’s pro­ducts and ela­bo­ra­tes new ide­as in all work are­as toge­ther with his team.

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