Christoph Richter

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Designbasierte Forschung

  • Interaktionsdesign

  • Kooperatives & wissensgenerierendes Lernen

  • Soziomaterielle Wissenspraktiken

 

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

PREVIOUS RESEARCH PROJECTS

IdeaGarden - An Interactive Learning Environment Fostering Creativity EC - 7th Framework Programme
http://idea-garden.org

Creating Knowledge through Design & Conceptual Innovation (http://www.knowledge-through-design.uni-kiel.de/)

Knowledge Practices Laboratory (http://www.kp-lab.org) - co-design, concept development, design-based research

Office of Tomorrow (http://www.officeoftommorrow.org) - requirements elicitation, field studies.

PADLR: Personalized Access to Distributed Learning Repositories - requirements elicitation, evaluation, concept development

I-LAbs: Internet Assisted Laboratories - evaluation

MoRob: Modular Educational Robotic Toolbox - evaluation

 

PUBLICATIONS

Allert, H., & Richter, C. (im Druck). Das Politische der Algorithmen in der Bildung: Subjektivierungsprozesse und Digitalität. GMK.

Allert, H., Richter, C., Asmussen, M. (eingereicht). Formen von Subjektivierung und Unbestimmtheit im Umgang mit datengetriebenen Lerntechnologien - eine praxistheoretische Position. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft.

Allert, H., & Richter, C. (2017). Kultur der Digitalität statt digitaler Bildungsrevolution. Pädagogische Rundschau, 71(1), 19-32.

Richter, C., & Allert, H. (2017). Different Rationalities of Creative Design – A Comparative Case Study. In: A. Chakrabarti, & D. Chakrabarti (Eds.). Proceedings of ICoRD 2017 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1 (pp. 3-13). Singapore: Springer Nature.

Richter, C., & Allert, H. (2017). Design as Critical Engagement In and For Education. EDeR - Educational Design Research, 1(1), 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.15460/eder.1.1.1023.

Allert, H., Richter, C., & Friedrichsen, M. (2016). Gaming as Epistemic Practice. In Proceedings of the 12th Games+Learning+Society Conference. Madison, Wisconsin, USA, pp. 0-8.

Richter, C., & Allert, H. (2016). A practice-oriented perspective on creative design. International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation 4(3-4), 195-205. Online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21650349.2015.1069763.

Allert, H., & Richter, C. (2015). Modellierung als sozio-materielle Praktik. In: B. Thalheim, & I. Nissen (Hrsg.). Wissenschaft und Kunst der Modellierung – Kieler Zugang zur Definition, Nutzung und Zukunft (S. 49-66). Berlin: De Gruyter.

Richter, C., Allert, H., Albrecht, J., & Ruhl, E. (2015). Grappling with the Not-Yet-Known. In: O. Lindwall, P. Häkkinen, T. Koschman, P. Tchounikine, & S. Ludvigsen (Eds.) Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015, Volume 1 (pp. 284-291). Gothenburg, Sweden: The International Society of the Learning Sciences. proceedings

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2015). Outline of a Practice-Oriented Perspective on Collaborative Creative Design. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design Creativity (3rd ICDC), Bangalore, India, January 12-14, 2015, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, pp. 0-7. paper

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2014). Moves Beyond Critique: Design as Inquiry as a Form of Critical Engagement. Proceedings of Professional Practice, Education and Learning (ProPEL) 2014. International Conference, June 25-27, 2014, University of Stirling, Stirling UK. paper

Richter, C., Lembke, J., Ruhl, E. & Allert, H. (2014). Creativity as Practice(d) in a Design Studio. 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, June 23-27, 2014, Boulder, Colorado, USA, ICLS, pp. 238-245.

Ruhl, E., Richter, C., Lembke, J. & Allert, H. (2014). Beyond methods: Co-creation from a practice-oriented perspective. DRS 2014,  June 16-19, Umeå, Sweden, Umeå Institute of Design, pp. 967-979. paper

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2013). Making Use of Artefacts in Design Practice, Symposium: MATERIALS (& MEANING) IN THE MAKING. 8th International Conference: Researching Work and Learning, Stirling/UK, June 2013; http://www.stir.ac.uk/education/researching-work-and-learning/;

Richter, C., et al. (2012). A Pragmatic Approach to Collaborative Semantic Modelling: The Visual Modelling (Language) Editor. In: A. Moen, A.I. Mørch & S. Paavola (eds.). Collaborative Knowledge Creation – Practices, Tools, Concepts (pp. 75-91). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Richter, C., et al. (2012). Mirroring Tools for Collaborative Analysis and Reflection. In: A. Moen, A.I. Mørch & S. Paavola (eds.). Collaborative Knowledge Creation – Practices, Tools, Concepts (pp. 117-139). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2011). An Educational Perspective: Research Through Design. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. July 4-8, 2011, Hong Kong, China.

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2011). Designentwicklung aus Designtheorie und Designforschung. In: M. Ebner & S. Schön, (Hrsg.). Lehrbuch für Lernen und Lehren mit Technologien (L3T). http://l3t.eu/homepage/das-buch/ebook/kapitel/o/id/50.

Haller, M., Richter, C., Brandl, P., Gross, S., Schossleitner, G., Schrempf, A., Nii, H., Sugimoto, M., Inami, M. (2011). Finding the right way for interrupting people improving their sitting posture. In Proceedings of the 13th IFIP TC 13 international conference on Human-computer interaction - Volume Part II (INTERACT'11), Vol. Part II. Berlin: Springer, pp. 1-17.

Paralič, J., Richter, C., Babič, F., Wagner, J., Raček, M. (2011). Mirroring of Knowledge Practices based on User-defined Patterns. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 17(10), 1474-1491.

Reisas, S., Schaller, R., Allert, H., Richter, C. & Lehmhaus, F.W. (2011). Exploration der Lernsituation von Studierenden mit Cultural Probes. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung , 6 (2), 78-91.

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2011). The Epistemic Role of Artefacts in Creative Design and Knowledge Creation. Proceedings of E&PDE 11 : The 13th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education ‘Design education for creativity and business innovation. London, UK: 8 and 9 September 2011, 1-6.

Brandl, P., Richter, C., Haller, M. (2010). NiCEBook - Supporting Natural Note Taking. Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems, CHI 10, New York, NY, USA, 2010, pp. 599-608.

Haller, M., Leitner, J.,Seifried, T., Wallace, J.,Scott, S., Richter, C., Brandl, P., Gokcezade, A. (2010). The NiCE Discussion Room: Integrating Paper and Digital Media to Support Co-Located Group Meetings. Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems, CHI 10, New York, NY, USA, 2010, pp. 609-618.

Paralic, J., Richter, C., Babic, F., Racek, M. (2010). Timeline-based Analysis of Collaborative Knowledge practices within a Virtual Environment. Proceedings of I-Know 2010 - 10th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies, Graz, Austria, September 1 – 3, 2010, 231-242.

Tchoumatchenko, V.P., Vasileva, T.K., Richter, C., Allert, H. (2010). Tools for Collaborative Development of Visual Models and Languages. Proceedings of IEEE EDUCON 2010, Madrid, Spain, April 14-16, 2010.

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2009). Design as Knowledge Creation. Proceedings of E&PDE 09 : The 11th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education 'Creating a Better World'. Brighton, UK: 10 and 11 September 2009.

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2009). Design as Open-Ended Inquiry. In: V. Hornung-Prähauser, M. Luckmann & D.Wieden-Bischof (eds.). Creativity and Innovation Competencies on the Web - How does the "new" emerge with the support of Web Technologies (pp. 206-221). Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft m.b.H., Salzburg/Austria. 5. Interdisziplinäre EduMediaFachtagung: E-Creativity and e-Innovation - Kreativität und Innovationskompetenz im digitalen Netz. Salzburg, AT: 4.-5. Mai.

Haller, M., Brandl, P., Richter, C., Leitner, J., Seifried, T., Gokcezade, A., Leithinger, D. (2009). Interactive Displays and Next-Generation Interfaces. In: B. Buchberger et al. (eds.). Hagenberg Research (pp. 435-472). Springer.

Richter, C., Allert, H., Tchoumatchenko, V., Vasileva, T., Ilomäki, L. & Kosonen K. (2009). Visual Model Editor for Supporting CollaborativeSemantic Modeling, Research, Reflections and Innovations. In: A. Mendez-Vilas, A. Soprano Martin & J. Mesa Gonalez (eds.). Integrating ICT in Education, vol. 1, (pp. 603-607). Badajoz,Spain: FORMATEX.

Tchoumatchenko, V., Vasileva, T., Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2009). Visual Model Editor Design and Implementation. In: Kinshuk, D.G. Sampson, J.M. Spector, P. Isaías & D. Ifenthaler (eds.). CELDA 2009, Rome, Italy, November, 20-22, 2009, IADIS press, pp. 307-310.

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2008). Practices, Systems, and Context Working as Core Concepts in Modeling Socio-Technical Systems. Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Philosophy and Informatics, WSPI 2008, Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 1-2, 2008. CEUR Workshop Proceedings 332, CEUR-WS.org.

Jadin, T., Richter, C. & Zöserl, E. (2008). Formelle und informelle Lernsituationen aus Sicht österreichischer Studierender. In: S. Zauchner, P. Baumgartner, E. Blaschitz & A. Weissenbäck (Hrsg.). Offener Bildungsraum Hochschule - Freiheiten und Notwendigkeiten (S.169-180). Münster: Waxmann.

Jadin, T., Richter, C., Zöserl, E. & Allert, H. (2008). Collaborative Knowledge Creation and Project-Based Learning. Innovative Scenarios at a University of Applied Sciences. In: J. Luca & E.R. Weippl (Eds.). Proceedings of ED-Media 2008. World Conference on Educational Media, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Vienna, Austria, June 30 – July 2, 2008 (pp. 2618-2623). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Markkanen, H., Holi, M., Benmergui, L., Bauters, M. & Richter, C. (2008). The Knowledge Practices Environment: a Virtual Environment for Collaborative Knowledge Creation and Work around Shared Artefacts. In: J. Luca & E.R. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-Media 2008. World Conference on Educational Media, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Vienna, Austria, June 30 – July 2, 2008 (pp. 5035-5040). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Schaller, R., Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2008). Knowledge Management in Universities. In: J. Luca & E.R. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-Media 2008. World Conference on Educational Media, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Vienna, Austria, June 30 – July 2, 2008 (pp. 495-504). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2007). Activity Systems in Modeling Socio-Technical Systems. International Workshop on REpresentation models and Techniques for Improving e-Learning: Bringing Context into Web-based Education (ReTIeL'07). Context 2007, Roskilde, Denmark: August 22-24.

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2007). Drawing on Practices for Modeling Socio-Technical Systems. In: C.A. Chinn, G. Erkens & S. Puntambekar (Eds.). Proceedings of the Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2007. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. July 16-21, 2007. International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Richter, C., Maier, E., Zöserl, E. & Vogel, C. (2007). Ausgewählte Methoden und Werkzeuge der kollaborativen Wissensgenerierung im Kontext lebenslangen Lernens. In: B. Batinic, A. Koller & H. Sikora (Hrsg). E-Learning-Symposium Oberösterreich 2007, Digitale Medien und lebenslanges Lernen (S. 53-63). Schriftenreihe E-Learning, Linz: Universitätsverlag Trauner.

Richter, C., Zoeserl, E. & Vogel, C. (2007). Mehr als ein Praktikumsbericht - Konzeption und Evaluation eines Szenarios zur Förderung individueller und kollektiver Reflexion im Berufspraktikum. In: M. Merkt, K. Mayrberger, R. Schulmeister, A. Sommer & I. v.d.Berk (Hrsg.). Studieren neu erfinden – Hochschule neu denken (S. 391-400). Münster: Waxmann.

Allert, H., Markkanen, H., & Richter, C. (2006). Rethinking the Use of Ontologies in Learning. Proceedings of the Joint International Workshop on Professional Learning, Competence Development and Knowledge Management - LOKMOL and L3NCD, Crete, Greece, 2006 (pp. 8-18).

Maier, E., Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2006). Strategies for Learner Empowerment and Ownership in Higher Education. E-Learn 2006-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, October 13-17, 2006. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Hakkarainen, K., Ilomäki, L., Paavola, S., Muukkonen, H., Toiviainen, H., Markkanen, H. & Richter, C. (2006). Design Principles and Practices for the Knowledge Practices Laboratory (KP-Lab) project. In: W. Nejdl & K. Tochtermann (Eds.). Innovative Approaches for Learning and Knowledge Sharing. Proceedings of the first European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 603-608). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Nash, J. B., Richter, C., & Allert, H. (2005). Improving Evaluations in Computer-Supported Learning Projects. In: C. Howard, P. L. Rogers, J. Boettcher, G. A. Berg, L. Justice & K. Schenk (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Distance Learning. London, UK: Idea Group Reference.

Nash, J.B., Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2005). Evaluating Computer-Supported Learning Initiatives. In: M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (pp. 1125-1129). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference.

Richter, C., Allert, H. & Nejdl, W. (2005). Minimal Activity Plans: Artifacts for Self-Organized Learning within Organizations. In: K.-D. Althoff, A. Dengel, R. Bergmann, M. Nick & T. Roth-Berghofer (Eds.). Proceedings of WM2005: 3rd Conference - Professional Knowledge Management - Experiences and Visions, Kaiserslautern, Germany 2005 (p. 166–169). Bonn: Gesellschaft für Informatik.

Allert, H., Richter, C. & Nejdl, W. (2004). Lifelong Learning and Second-Order Learning Objects. British Journal of Educational Technology, 35(6), 701-715.

Allert, H., Richter, C. & Nejdl, W. (2004). Situated Models and Metadata for Learning Management. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 10(1), 4-13.

Allert, H., Richter, C., Dhraief, H. & Nejdl, W. (2004). Contextualized Models and Metadata for Learning Repositories. In: R. McGreal (Ed.). Online Education Using Learning Objects (p. 182-193). London: Routledge/Falmer.

Deutsches Institut für Normung (2004). PAS 1032-2: Aus- und Weiterbildung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von e-Learning – Teil 2: Didaktisches Objektmodell – Modellierung und Beschreibung didaktischer Szenarien. Berlin: Beuth Verlag.

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2004). Outline of a Pattern-Oriented Research Strategy for Complex Learning Scenarios. In: Y. B. Kafai, W. A. Sandoval, N. Enyedy, A. Scott Nixon & F. Herrera (Eds.). Embracing Diversity in the Learning Sciences. Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (p. 427-434). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Allert, H., Richter, C. & Nejdl, W. (2003). Extending the Scope of the Current Discussion on Metadata towards Situated Models. In: B. Wasson, S. Ludvigsen & U. Hoppe (Eds.). Designing for Change in Networked Learning Environments (p. 353-362). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Allert, H., Richter, C. & Nejdl, W. (2003). Situated Models and Metadata for Learning Management from an Organisational and Personal Perspective. In; U. Reimer, A. Abecker, S. Staab & G. Stumme (Eds.). Proceedings of WM2003 : 2nd Conference - Professional Knowledge Management - Experiences and Visions, Luzern, Switzerland 2003 (pp. 199-212). Bonn: Gesellschaft für Informatik.

Nash J.B., Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2003). Drawing on Design to Improve Evaluation of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning: Two Complementary Views. In: T. S. Roberts (Ed.). Online Collaborative Learning: Theory and Practice (chapter XIII). Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing.

Allert, H., Dhraief, H., Kunze, T., Nejdl, W. & Richter, C. (2002). Instructional Models and Scenarios for an Open Learning Repository - Instructional Design and Metadata. In: M. Driscroll & T.C. Reeves (Eds.). Proceedings of E-Learn 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education. Montreal, Canada, October 15-19, 2002 (pp. 75-82).

Allert, H., Richter, C. & Nejdl, W. (2002). Learning Objects and the Semantic Web. Explicitly Modelling Instructional Theories and Paradigms. In: M. Driscroll & T.C. Reeves (Eds.). Proceedings of E-Learn 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education. Montreal, Canada, October 15-19, 2002 (pp. 1124-1127).

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2002). A multi-disciplinary framework for the design and evaluation of computer supported learning-environments. In: M. Driscroll & T.C. Reeves (Eds.). Proceedings of E-Learn 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education. Montreal, Canada, October 15-19, 2002 (pp. 2086-2089).

Allert, H. & Richter, C. (2002). Re-Designing an Educational Setting - Trails of Competency in an Open Learning Repository. In M. Driscroll & T.C. Reeves (Eds.). Proceedings of E-Learn 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education. Montreal, Canada, October 15-19, 2002 (pp. 15-19).

 

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

Richter, C. (2014). On Becoming a Reflective Fellow Player. Presentation at the Design Culture Conference - Design Culture: object, discipline and practice, Kolding, Denmark, September 18-19, 2014.

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2012). Design als epistemischer Prozess (Poster). In: G. Csanyi, F. Reichl & A. Steiner (Hrsg.). Digitale Medien - Werkzeuge für exzellente Forschung und Lehre (S. 132-133). Münster: Waxmann.

Richter, C. & Lembke, J. (2012). Design as Inquiry – Moving Between Creativity and Rigor. Poster presented at the EARLI SIG 4 Higher Education Conference „Creativity and Innovation in Higher Education“, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14-17, 2012.

Richter, C. & Allert, H. (2012). Design as a Mode of Inquiry. Poster presented at the EARLI SIG 4 Higher Education Conference „Creativity and Innovation in Higher Education“, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14-17, 2012.

Paavola, S., Richter, C., Mørch, A. (2008). Design and evolution of design principles for knowledge creation – The dynamics of theory and practice. Symposium on Developing and applying design principles for knowledge creation practices. International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2008 – A Learning World, Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 23-28.

Richter, C., Vogel, C., Zoeserl, E., Allert, H. (2007). Using shared artifacts and web-based learning environments to foster collective reflection among students in internships: A design-experiment. Presentation given at the EARLI conference, 12th Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction. Budapest, Hungary: August 28 - September 1.

Allert, H., Richter, C. (2006). Role-Based Modeling and Contextual Metadata. Presentation given at the Workshop on "Contextual Metadata and the Teaching and Learning Context", MURLLO Project, Eduserv. University of Southampton, December 4-5, 2006.

 

WORKSHOPS

Richter, C., Allert, H., Divotkey, D. & Hemmecke, J. (2012). Werkzeuge für exzellente Forschung und Lehre. Eine gestaltungsorientierte Perspektive (Workshop) In: G. Csanyi, F. Reichl & A. Steiner (Hrsg.). Digitale Medien - Werkzeuge für exzellente Forschung und Lehre (S. 58-59). Münster: Waxmann.

Allert, H., Jadin, T., Richter, C., Andriessen, J, Damşa, C., Sins, P. (2008). Conference formats. Advancing collaborative practices in the scientific community: creating innovative formats for conferencing. International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2008 – A Learning World, Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 23-28, 2008. Preconference Workshop.