Prof. Dr. Judith Ackermann
Main fields of activity (research, teaching)
- Digital Media
- Media Education
- Media communication
- Hybrid realities
- (Location-based) Gaming
- Theatre & Performance
- Design as Research
Studied Media Science, Computational Linguistics, Psychology and Acting in Bonn and Cologne, doctorate in Media Dcience at the University of Bonn
since January 2017
Professor of Digital and Networked Media in Social Work at FH Potsdam (substitute professor since Oct. 2016)
2013 - 2016
Research coordinator of the interdisciplinary DFG Research Training Group "Locating Media" at the University of Siegen and lecturer for special tasks at the Siegen Media Studies Seminar
2012 - 2013
Research assistant in the research funding of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Department: Digitale Medien in der beruflichen Bildung, PT-DLR)
2007 - 2011
Assistant lecturer and lecturer for special tasks at the Institute for Communication Studies Bonn
Visiting professorships at the School of Design of the Politecnico di Milano (2015 to 2019) and the Film University Babelsberg (Digital Media Culture, 2012/13)
from WS 2016/2017
Lecturer in the further education master's programme in Games and Media Pedagogy at the Ernst Abbe University of Applied Sciences Jena
Actress in children's theatre at Horizont Theatre Cologne
Initiator of the international Urban Games Festival playin'siegen
The project addresses digital inclusion in the context of social anxiety disorders.
PKKB: Postdigital Art Practices in Cultural Education – Aesthetic Encounters between Appropriation, Production and Mediation
Research into post-digital art scenes, their spaces of practice, appropriation and reception, and the development of artistic-aesthetic mediation concepts for cultural education in exchange with the research practices carried out.
In a cooperation between the Brandenburg State Parliament and the Department of Social and Educational Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, everything in the summer semester 2019 revolved around the big picture: because in view of the extremely turbulent world political situation of recent years, the urgency of political education work will probably be obvious to everyone…
Over a period of one year, the project "Nachrichtenaneignung in Zeiten Sozialer Medien" looked at the news activities of young people aged 14 - 19 years on digital platforms.
The sustainFHP team is developing the first interdisciplinary online sustainability course at University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. The offer is also aimed at international students, as the course is in English and can be studied asynchronously.
The aim of the project, which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is to bring together virtual and real environments.
The dpi-lab was installed in May 2020 at the Department of Social and Educational Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam to bundle the various research activities at the interface of digital technologies, social work and educational science.
Opportunities and challenges for women through the digital expansion of traditional science communication
In an Interflex seminar, students developed online games on the topic of sustainability.
Innovative Digital Media as a Learning Environment for Challenging Forms of Conversation in Social Professions
In the "ConvoQuest" project, innovative digital media as learning environments are being investigated and tested. The project focuses on a course at the FH Potsdam from the summer term of 2023, in which students developed prototypical, innovative learning environments. In the future, these can be used as a source of knowledge for questions about conversation techniques.