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Digital Transformation of Learning Organizations

  • This Open Access book provides insights into how digital technologies may enhance transformation of learning organizations

  • Features instruments and methods for the digital transformation of learning organizations

  • Contains studies and empirical evidence showing multiple approaches to digital transformation in organizations

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Digital Transformation in the Project #ko.vernetzt

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. #ko.vernetzt: Digital Transformation of an Educational Organization from a Media Educational Viewpoint

      • Guido Bröckling, Julia Behr, Julian Erdmann
      Pages 3-22Open Access
    3. Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues as Instrument for Design and Qualitative Research in Educational Organisations

      • Christian Helbig, Sandra Hofhues, Bence Lukács
      Pages 23-40Open Access
    4. Tracing Digital Transformation in Educational Organizations

      • Marc Egloffstein, Dirk Ifenthaler
      Pages 41-57Open Access
  3. International Perspectives on Digital Transformation of Learning Organizations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59
    2. Organizational Learning and Digital Transformation: A Theoretical Framework

      • Olaf Dörner, Stefan Rundel
      Pages 61-75Open Access
    3. Learning Organizations in the Age of Smart Machines

      • Christoph Meier, Sabine Seufert, Josef Guggemos, Judith Spirgi
      Pages 77-94Open Access
    4. The Concept of a Digital Twin and Its Potential for Learning Organizations

      • Angelina Berisha-Gawlowski, Carina Caruso, Christian Harteis
      Pages 95-114Open Access
    5. Individualizing Workplace Learning with Digital Technologies

      • Antje Barabasch, Anna Keller
      Pages 115-130Open Access
    6. Responsible Digital Transformation of Social Welfare Organizations

      • Birte Schiffhauer, Udo Seelmeyer
      Pages 131-144Open Access
    7. The “Digital Facilitator”: An Extended Profile to Manage the Digital Transformation of Swiss Vocational Schools

      • Alberto A. P. Cattaneo, Luca Bonini, Martina Rauseo
      Pages 169-187Open Access
    8. Sustainability in a Digital Age as a Trigger for Organizational Development in Education

      • Nina Grünberger, Petra Szucsich
      Pages 189-202Open Access
    9. Resistance to (Digital) Change

      • Antonia B. Scholkmann
      Pages 219-236Open Access
    10. Digital Transformation in Learning Organizations

      • Christian Helbig, Sandra Hofhues, Marc Egloffstein, Dirk Ifenthaler
      Pages 237-244Open Access
  4. Back Matter

    Pages 245-252

About this book

This open access volume provides insight into how organizations change through the adoption of digital technologies. Opportunities and challenges for individuals as well as the organization are addressed. It features four major themes: 1. Current research exploring the theoretical underpinnings of digital transformation of organizations. 2. Insights into available digital technologies as well as organizational requirements for technology adoption. 3. Issues and challenges for designing and implementing digital transformation in learning organizations. 4. Case studies, empirical research findings, and examples from organizations which successfully adopted digital workplace learning.

Editors and Affiliations

  • Learning, Design and Technology University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

    Dirk Ifenthaler

  • UNESCO Deputy Chair of Data Science in Higher Education Learning and Teaching, Curtin University, Australia

    Dirk Ifenthaler

  • Department of Education and Social Sciences, University of Cologne, Köln, Germany

    Sandra Hofhues

  • Learning, Design & Technology, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

    Marc Egloffstein

  • Human Sciences Faculty, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

    Christian Helbig

About the editors

Dirk Ifenthaler is Professor and Chair of Learning, Design and Technology at University of Mannheim, Germany and UNESCO Deputy Chair of Data Science in Higher Education Learning and Teaching at Curtin University, Australia. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Technology, Knowledge and Learning, Senior Editor of Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Learning Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Education.

Sandra Hofhues is Professor of Media Didactics/Media Education in the Department of Education and Social Sciences of the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Cologne. She leads the subproject "Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues and Qualitative Evaluation" in #ko.vernetzt.

Marc Egloffstein is a member of the Learning, Design and Technology group at the University of Mannheim, Germany (Prof. Dr. Dirk Ifenthaler). His research focus is on educational technology in higher education and professional learning and development.

Christian Helbig is research assistant at the Chair of Media Didactics/Media Education in the Department of Education and Social Sciences of the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Cologne. He is responsible for the subproject "Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues and Qualitative Evaluation" in #ko.vernetzt and does research on organisations with a media-pedagogical focus.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Digital Transformation of Learning Organizations

  • Editors: Dirk Ifenthaler, Sandra Hofhues, Marc Egloffstein, Christian Helbig

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55878-9

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Education, Education (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2021

  • License: CC BY

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-55877-2Published: 06 January 2021

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-55880-2Published: 24 December 2021

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-55878-9Published: 05 January 2021

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXI, 252

  • Number of Illustrations: 14 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Administration, Organization and Leadership, Computers and Education, Educational Technology

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