UNU-MERIT PhD fellow Martin Rehm shares some insights on his thesis ahead of his PhD defence on 1 March 2013.
The full title of his thesis is: “Unified yet separated: Empirical study on the impact of hierarchical positions within communities of learning”.
Martin Rehm’s research interests include online collaborative learning, web 2.0 for education, distribution of innovation within (learning) networks and Communities of Learning (CoL).
The latter is also the focus of Rehm’s dissertation, where he specifically focused on the impact of hierarchical positions on the behaviour and performance of participants within organizational training programs.
Next to his research activities, Rehm is also the Program Manager eLearning at the MGSoG. Here, his responsibilities and tasks include the acquisition and coordination of related projects, as well as the development and implementation of online courses and modules.
Source: UNU-MERIT YouTube video channel