Dr. Harald Selke

Research Associate

Head - Research Associate
Study Service
Office Address:
Fürstenallee 11
33102 Paderborn
Room:
F2.119
Sprechzeiten:

Thursday, 10am to 11am

Research Associate
Teaching, Research in Contextual Informatics

About Harald Selke

As head of the student service computer science, I am responsible for a team that takes care of all matters related to university teaching. Our tasks include:

  • Advising students and lecturers as well as prospective students on all questions, irritations and problems concerning our degree programs
  • Proactive assistance, for example, through peer mentoring for students, information events on topics ranging from studying abroad to the use of the module handbook tool by lecturers
  • Support of the examination board in questions of recognition, admission of students, etc.
  • Regulation of matters relating to examination regulations, for example by maintaining the module handbook, coordination with the central examination office, revision of amendment regulations, reaccreditations
  • Planning and controlling by collecting and evaluating relevant key figures and feedback from students
  • Acquiring new students by providing information and supporting the institute's public relations work.

Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2019: Lecturer at the Department for Computer Science, Paderborn Universiity

Lectures in contextual informatics, computer science courses for students from other subjects

12/1992 - 09/2019: Research Assistant in the Research Group Computers and Society / Contextual Informatics

Research focus: teaching and learning with digital media

07/2009: Ph.D. in Computer Science

Thesis on "Secondary Media Functions for Developing Learning Platforms for Universities" in the research group "Contextual Informatics", Reinhard Keil

11/1993: First Level State Examination for Teaching

For teaching mathematics and computer science at secondary schools

11/1992: University Diploma in Mathematics

Thesis on the explicit construction of expander graphs in the research group "Algorithms and Complexity", Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide

10/1985 - 11/1992: Student of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Paderborn

Study focus on distributed and parallel algorithms; additional studies in pedagogics, philosophy and English

Research

Research Interests

  • Contextual Informatics
  • Theories of Computer Science
  • Computers and Society
  • Support of Teaching and Learning with Digital Media
  • Development of Co-active Systems
  • Support of Knowledge Work

Publications

Latest Publications

Data science in schools from the perspective of contextual informatics
H. Selke, in: R. Biehler, L Budde, D. Frischemeier, B. Heinemann, S. Podworny, C. Schulte, T. Wassong (Eds.), Universit{\"a}tsbibliothek Paderborn, Paderborn, 2018, pp. 107–109.
20 years of learning with the World Wide Web - technology and education in dialogue
R. Keil, H. Selke, eds., 20 Years of Learning with the World Wide Web - Technology and Education in Dialogue, publishing series of the Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn, 2015.
Learn with, through and {\ "about the WWW
R. Keil, H. Selke, in: R. Keil, H. Selke (Eds.), Publishing series of the Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn, 2015, pp. 1–7.
Virtual knowledge {\ "a} ume - From the presentation of content to virtual learning {\" a} tten
R. Keil, H. Selke, in: R. Keil, H. Selke (Eds.), publishing series of the Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn, 2015, pp. 39–53.
Virtual knowledge {\ "a} ume - From the presentation of content to virtual learning {\" a} tten
Reinhard Keil, H. Selke, in: R. Keil, Harald Selke (Eds.), publishing series of the Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn, 2015, pp. 39–53.
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Teaching

Teaching Areas

The following courses are offered regularly – all are in German language:

  • Contextual Informatics (Master Program Computer Science)
  • Society and Information Technologies (Bachelor Program Computer Engineering)
  • Introduction to Computer Science for the Humanities (Bachelor Program Media Science)

Current Courses

  • Kontextuelle Informatik
  • Gesellschaft und Informationstechnik

Outreach

coactum GmbH is a spin-off out of Paderborn University's Heinz Nixdorf Institute. Since 2010, we have been developing software solutions for cooperative learning and work based on the open source platforms opensTeam and Moodle. These systems are in use in universities, schools and numerous companies. We also offer a wide range of IT services as well as IT consulting.