Steering Committee

Member of Steering Committee for ACM Group 2020 (ACM = Association for Computing Machinery)


Member of Editorial Review Board / Associate Editor

Associate Editor for Springer CSCL Book Series with Jan van Alst (Associate Editor) and Chris Hoadley (Editor)

Editorial Board Member
International Journal for Innovation and Quality in Learning: INNOQUAL

Editorial Board Member
International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)


Conference Chair and Co-Chair


ACM Group 2014 - International conference on supporting groupwork
(e.g., bridging learning and work in a Social Media world, work-based learning, technolgy-enhanced learning
9-12 November 2014 on Sanibel Island, Florida.
Sean P. Goggins & Isa Jahnke  (general conference chairs)


IML2011 -- Interactive Media and Learning
"Creative Learning Cultures – Educational Innovations in a Web 2.0 World"
(Conference Chair)
Keynote Speaker George Siemens (Canada): “Learner self-organization in complex knowledge settings”
An International Sympoium with invited guests, for example,
Gerhard Fischer (USA), Barbara Wasson (Norway), Thomas Herrmann (Germany) , Kirsten Drotner (Denmark),
Jennifer Masters (Australia), Sean P. Goggins (USA), Claudia Bremer (Germany)
Recorded sessions



4th international conference on Higher Edcation and Didactics - DOSS 2010 (4 days) (Conference Chair)
 "Fachbezogene und Fachuebergreifende Hochschuldidaktik"
(Subject-Oriented and Interdisciplinary Research on Higher Education and Faculty Development – what can we learn from each other?)
Keynote Speaker: Alan Jenkins "Research-based Learning"
Location: TU Dortmund university, Germany
Publication (in German) in May 2011:  
 Isa Jahnke & Johannes Wildt (Eds.) (2011): Fachbezogene und fachübergreifende Hochschuldidaktik
[Disciplinary and interdisciplinary didactics in higher education]. Bielefeld: WBV Bertelsmann. Reihe Blickpunkt Hochschuldidaktik.


HDHF (2 days symposium)  (Conference Chair)
Hochschuldidaktische Hochschulforschung (HDHF)
2 days symposium for research projects within the program titled "Institutional research for professionalizing university teaching
(Hochschulforschung als Beitrag zur Professionalisierung der Hochschullehre – Zukunftswerkstatt Hochschullehre)
funded by BMBF (Germany)
Publication (in German) in April 2010

Programme Committees (PC)

2015   ECTEL2015, PC Member

2014   ECTEL2014, PC Member

2014   ACM GROUP - International Conference on GroupWork, November 2014, USA

2012   ACM GROUP - International Conference in November 2012, USA
            Publicity co-chairs -- together with Sean Goggins 

2012   CTS2012 - International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
           Technical Program Committee

2011   CTS2011 - International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
           Technical Program Committee

2010    ACM GROUP - International Conference in November 2010, Sanibel Island/Florida, USA
            Posters/demos co-chairs -- together with Sean Goggins 

2009    „Grenzen der Partizipation: Technikgestaltung in IT-distanzierten Communities"
             (Limitations of Participation: Socio-Technical Design within Non-IT-Communities)
             Workshop "Informatik 2009", Lübeck, Germany 

2008    “Social Media"
             within the International Conference "I-Know", Sept 2008, Graz, Austria

2007   “4th Conference on Professional Knowledge Management: Experiences and Visions”
            Potsdam, Germany 

2006-2008   “Knowledge Sharing in Research and Higher Education” session
                     within the International Conference titled "I-Know", Graz, Austria

Reviews for

2015...   Computers & Education

2015... ACM Computer Human Interaction, CHI Conference Reviewer

2013... Journal Innoqual -

2013... Journal IEEE TLT - Transactions on Learning Technologies

2012... Journal  ijMBL  - International Journal Mobile and Blended Learning

2011... Education Inquiry

2011... International Journal "Computer-Supported Cooperative Work", ijCSCW

2011... International Journal "Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning", ijCSCL

2010...  International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems, CTS

2010... ZFHE – Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung

2010... Jahrestagung der dghd – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hochschuldidaktik

2009... Vertrauensdozentin der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Düsseldorf, Gutachten für Promotionsstipendien

2009... “International Journal of Web Based Communities” (IJWBC)

2008...  International Conference “CSCL" -- Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

2008...  Reviews for "GMW - Gesellschaft fuer Medien in der Wissenschaft"
             Annual Conferernces of the German speaking Association for Media in Science (GMW)

2008...  Journal "Information, Communication and Society“, Journal of the Taylor Francis Group (Head: Brian Loader, UK)

2008...  International Conference “CSCW" --- Computer-Supported Cooperative Work

2008...  Review for an International project requested by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service and Association)



  • Member of AECT
  • Member International Society of the Learning Sciences, USA (ISLS)
  • Member ACM - Association for Computing Machinery, Computer-Human-Interaction (ACM)
  • LinkedIn groups & Facebook groups (e.g., Researchers of the Socio-Technical)


  • Member Research Association for Media in the Sciences (GMW)
  • Member German Association for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (dghd)
  • Member German Association of Sociology, Division Media Sociology (DGS)


Prof. Dr. Isa Jahnke

University of Missouri
School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT, iSchool)
Associate Professor &
Director of the IELab