User:Daniel K. Schneider

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Daniel K. Schneider is the principal founder of Arbores TECH Sàrl, a company that aims to provide comprehensive and specialized consulting in the fields of educational technology, digital creation and online collaboration, as well as any activity directly or indirectly related to this goal; development and marketing of ideas, services, products and projects.

Daniel K. Schneider was a former associate professor at TECFA, a research and teaching unit in the faculty of psychology and education, University of Geneva. Holding a PhD in political science, he has been working in educational technology since 1988 and participated in various innovative pedagogical and technological projects. He has been a prime mover towards the introduction of creative pedagogical strategies and ICT technologies. His long-term R&D interests focused on modular, flexible and open Internet architectures supporting rich and effective educational designs. His more recent interests included digital design and fabrication (e.g. 3D printers in education, collective intelligence, learning process analytics, E-learning literacy and learning with technology in informal settings (e.g. citizen science). Within TECFA's "blended" master program in educational technology (MALTT), he taught educational information & communication systems, foundations of educational technology, "making", and research methodology.

He retired in July 31 2020, but continues working as a volonteer in the Fab Lab of the University of Geneva, the FacLab and as an e-learning, quality assessment and digital design and fabrication in education consultant.

Very short resume

  • PhD in political science • June 26 1995
  • Various jobs (assistant, systems engineer, lecturer) • 1978 - 2003
  • Senior lecturer in educational technology • September 2003 - July 2014
  • Associate professor in educational technology • August 2014 - July 2020
  • Founder Arbores Tech - November 2020