Dr. Marco Kalz
Marco Kalz is full professor and UNESCO chair of Open Education at the Open University of the Netherlands. Marco is a fellow of the Interuniversity Center for Educational Sciences (ICO) and the Dutch research school information and knowledge systems (SIKS). He is elected president of the European Association of Technology-Enhanced Learning (EATEL). Over the last 5 years he could secure approx. 2 Mio EUR of research funding for his institution. Besides European projects he was and is regularly involved in educational innovation projects at the Open University of the Netherlands and in cooperation with other partners. His research interest lies on the use of open education, pervasive technologies and formative assessment to support self-directed lifelong learning.