Memberships

  • Member of the Board of the Institute of Education (1997-2008), Institute Director (2014/15) and member of several Committees at Ludwigsburg University of Education
  • Chairperson of the Section Media Education within the German Educational Research Association (DGfE) (2007-2012)
  • Speaker of the nationwide Initiative “No Education Without Media!” (2009-2014)
  • Deputy Member of „Kommission für Jugendmedienschutz” (KJM; 2005-2012); central supervisory authority for the protection of young people in private nationwide television and in the Internet
  • Member of the Association for Media Education and Communication Culture (GMK); honorary member of GMK
  • Member of JFF — Institute for Media Education in Research and Practice (München)
  • Member of the Advisory Board for Monitoring the Education Plan Reform [Bildungsplanreform] 2016, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, State of Baden-Württemberg (2012-2016)
  • Member of the expert group „Digital and Media Competences“ within the framework of the „Dialogue on Germany’s Future“, conducted by the Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel (2011-12); documentation (part on media literacy, pp. 166-173)
  • Member of the Expert Commission on Media Education of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF); documentation (2010)
  • Member of several advisory committees in the field of media research (national and international research projects)