Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany
Ilona Buchem is a Professor for Media and Communications at Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin (W2 Professor). Her research interests include emerging technologies for learning, including mobile and wearable technologies. She is coordinating and working in a number of research projects related to TEL. Ilona organised the PLE Conference 2013 dedicated to Personal Learning Environments in smart cities, focusing on the emerging, augmented TEL practices. Currently, she is leading an R&D project related to wearable-enhanced learning, in which smart armbands are used to enhance capabilities for healthy living and well-being of senior learners.