Jörg Zumbach

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Zumbach

Hellbrunnerstr. 34, 5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7318
Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7333
E-Mail: joerg.zumbach[at]plus.ac.at

Room: 3.055, Freisaal Building („Nawi“), 3rd Floor
Visiting Hour: Per E-Mail

Short CV

Jörg Zumbach has his degree in Psychology from Heidelberg University. Since 2006, he is a full professor for science education and educational research with digital technologies. In his research, he investigates effects of digital teaching and learning, hybrid learning, collaborative learning, media and aggression, higher education and science education.
Joerg Zumbach has authored many publications in these areas and is editor as well as editorial board member of several national and international journals. He is reviewer of the German Science Foundation, the German Ministry of Education and Research, the OeAD as well as consultant for the Austrian Ministry for Education, Science, and Research.

Main Research Areas

  • Cognition and Motivation in Learning with Digital and Analogous Learning Environments
  • Higher Education
  • Adaptive Learning Technologies
  • Cognitive Load
  • Instructional Design

Recent Research Projects

  • Chances and limits of (meta-)cognitive scaffolding in learning with digital media.
  • Aggression in Violent Computer Gaming: The Value of implicit measures
  • EdTecAll

Publications (selected)

Zumbach, J. (2021). Digitales Lehren und Lernen. Kohlhammer

Zumbach, J. & Astleitner, H. (2016). Effektives Lehren an der Hochschule. Ein Handbuch zur Hochschuldidaktik. Kohlhammer.

Zumbach, J., Bernstein, D., Narciss, S., & Marsico, G. (Eds.)(2023). International Handbook of Psychology Learning and Teaching. Springer. Doi:  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26248-8

Zumbach, J., Kotzebue, L. V., & Pirklbauer, C. (2022). Does Augmented Reality Also Augment Knowledge Acquisition? Augmented Reality Compared to Reading in Learning About the Human Digestive System? Journal of Educational Computing Research, 60(5), 1325-1346. https://doi.org/10.1177/07356331211062945

Zumbach, J., Rammerstorfer, L., & Deibl, I. (2020). Cognitive and metacognitive support in learning with a serious game about demographic change. Computers in Human Behavior, 103, 120–129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.09.026

Zumbach, J., Zeitlhofer, I., Mann, B., Hoermann, S., Reisenhofer, B. (2022). The Appraisal Principle in Multimedia Learning: Impact of Appraisal Processes, Modality, and Codality. Multimodal Technologies & Interaction, 6, 58. Doi:  https://doi.org/10.3390/mti6070058

See also:  https://mediaresearch.erz-salzburg.at/publications/

 Digital Learning Research Group (DLRG)