Jakob Ott

  Jakob Ott

Jakob Ott
ZHAW School of Management and Law
St.-Georgen-Platz 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 79 30

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

software developer with focus on e-learning and software architecture


Expertise and research interests

software architecture
state of the art web technologies
data warehousing
processing and reporting

Educational background

training qualification in informatics

Professional milestones

software architect with 20 years of practice
educational technology specialist
several e-learning and workflow websites at ZHAW 2009-
technical conecpt for corporate wide e-learning platform, >3500 employees 2003-2008
technical technical concept for secured browsing on kiosk systems >1000 instances 1998-2000
concept for large scale e-learning projects in banking 1995-97



Peer-reviewed articles/chapters

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Detection, coordination and reporting of individual student competency development with myCompetence. Vortrag


In: 17th Biennial EARLI Conference. Tagung (31. August 2017). Tampere: European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Peer reviewed.

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Learning Analytics in Academic Writing Instruction – Opportunities Provided by Thesis Writer (TW)

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In: Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI). Series of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI). Bonn: Gesellschaft für Informatik, . Peer reviewed.

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Thesis Writer – A System for Supporting Academic Writing.


In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference Companion on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW2015 Companion). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 57-60. DOI=10.1145/2685553.2702687 doi.acm.org/10.1145/2685553.2702687. Peer reviewed.

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Thesis Writer: Supporting writing processes in real time using a web-based digital learning platform

: ICT Demonstration. .

European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI). 16th Biennial Conference. 25-29 August 2015. Limassol Cyprus.. Peer reviewed.

Non-peer-reviewed articles/chapters

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Podcasting an der Hochschule

: Zu Definition, Nutzen, Einsatzgebieten, Einsatz in der Lehre, Umsetzung und Bereitstellung, strategischen Aspekten.

In: . Winterthur: Center for Education and New Learning.