Invited Talks

Inclusion and Digitisation in Higher Education. Plattform Zukunft Inklusion (ZINK). January 2019, University of Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany.

Digitisation in Higher Education – Status Quo und Perspectives. iDA course on „Digitalisierung und Diversität“. December 2018, Berlin, Germany.

The Ed-ICT International Network – Digitisation in Higher Education. Inklusionstage 2018. November 2018, Berlin, Germany.

On the way to accessible higher education teaching. Short keynote at a workshop. June 2018, Goethe University, Frankfurt a.M., Germany

Universal design as a pedagogical concept for inclusion. Keynot at the symposium „Inklusive Hochschuldidaktik“. October 2017, Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany.

Universal Design for Learning and Students with Disabilities in Higher Education in Germany. Talk at the McGill University. October 2015, Montreal, Canada.

Universal Design and diversity in higher education. Talk at the Hochschultag 2014 of the Alice-Salomon-Hochschule (AHS), Berlin, Germany.

Accessibility and digitalisation of higher education teaching. Talk at the advisory board meeting of the “Studying with Disabilities” Information and Advice centre at Tthe Deutsches Studentenwerk (German National Association for Student Affairs - DSW). March 2014, Berlin, Germany.

Conference Talks

Note: Presenting author’s name is underlined.

Factors Contributing to Academic Success of Students with Disabilities in Higher Education. NNDR 14th Research Conference, May 2017, Örebro, Sweden.

Making Students with Disabilities Successful in Higher Education. CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2016, March 2016, San Diego, USA.

Big Data in Higher Education. Classifying Students at a Distance Teaching University. EADTU Conference, October 2015, Hagen, Germany.

Bird’s Eye View on Students in a Distance Teaching University. Herrenhausen Conference: Big Data in a Transdisciplinary Perspective, March 2015, Hanover, Germany.

What Makes Students with Disabilities Successful? Factors determining Persistence and Retention in Postsecondary and Higher Education. Conference “Inklusive Hochschule. Nationale und internationale Perspektiven”, September 2014, Leipzig, Germany.

Stürmer, Stefan, Fisseler, Björn, Ihme, Toni Alexander, Stoessel, Katharina, Barbarino, Maria-Luisa (2014). The Study Buddy program in the introductory phase of psychology study at the FernUniversität in Hagen. 6. Dortmund Spring School for Academic Staff Developers, May 2014, Dortmund, Germany.

Factors Influencing Retention of Students with Disabilities in Post-secondary and Higher Education. CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2014, March 2014, San Diego, USA.

Accessible E-Learning in Higher Education. Pre-Conference-Workshop “Inclusive E-Learning”, DeLFI 2013, September 2013, Bremen, Germany.

Accessible E Learning at German Universities. CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2012, San Diego, USA.

Creating Universal Accessible E-Learning Content for Vocational Training. Online Educa 2011, Berlin, Germany.

ELoQ - E-Learning-based Logistics Qualification. 16. Hochschultage “Berufliche Bildung” 2011, Osnabrück, Germany.

Fisseler, Björn; Schaten, Michael: Project ELoQ - Integrating Universal Accessible E-Learning in Vocational Education of Adolescents with Disabilities. Online Educa 2010, Berlin, Germany.

Schaten, Michael; Fisseler, Björn: Accessibility 2.0: Web 2.0 Concepts for Collaborative Accessibility. Conference “Barrierefreiheit 2.0, 2010, Darmstadt, Germany.

Schaten, Michael; Fisseler, Björn: Implementing Universal Accessibility in Faculty’s E-Learning. ED-Media, 2010, Toronto, Canada.

Fisseler, Björn; Schaten, Michael; Jeschke, Peter: Project ELoQ - Integrating Universal Accessible E Learning in Vocational Education of Adolescents with Disabilities. ICELW 2010, New York City, USA.

Fisseler, Björn; Schaten, Michael: Implementing accessibility in faculty’s e-learning initiative - lessons from a real-life experience. CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2010, San Diego, USA.

Fisseler, Björn; Jeschke, Peter: studyLAB - Assistive Technologien in Schule und Unterricht. Teacher training day 2010, Dortmund, Germany.