Dr. Harald Weber

Dr. rer. pol. Harald Weber

Chairman of the Board, Deputy Scientific Director

Contact

Phone: 0631 20583-26
Fax: 0631 20583-83
E-Mail: harald.weber(at)ita-kl(dot)de

Address

Institut für Technologie und Arbeit e.V.
Trippstadter Straße 113
67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany

Harald Weber is a graduate computer scientist and received his doctorate in the field of "Ergonomics / Work Science" (Dr. rer.-pol.). He was a visiting scientist at the Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, Greece (1999 - 2001) as well as a project manager for many years at the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education, Odense, Denmark (2001 - 2017). Since 2002 he is deputy scientific director and member of the executive board of ITA and since 2018 its chairman. His research focuses on inclusion; inclusive design / design for all; usability, accessibility & user-centred design of ICT, especially in the application areas of education and work; learning assistance systems; design of real work for people with disabilities.

Weber, H.; Kubek, V. (2020): Chancen und Risiken der Digitalisierung für sozial benachteiligte Personengruppen. In: von Hauff, M.; Reller; A.: Nachhaltige Digitalisierung – eine noch zu bewältigende Zukunftsaufgabe. Hessische Landeszentrale für politische Bildung, Wiesbaden, S. 98 – 108

Harald Weber (2018): Neue Wege in der Organisationsforschung – Organisationale Resilienz. In: Lüder, S. R. & Stahlhut, B. (Hrsg.): Konturen einer Gesundheitssicherheitspolitik. BWV Berlin. S. 178 – 191

Hellriegel, J.; Osranek, R.; Prescher, T.; Rensing, C. & Weber, H. (2015): Herausforderungen und Konsequenzen für die Konzeption eines digitalen Lernraumes in der beruflichen Erstausbildung zur Förderung der Lernortkooperation. In: Rathmayer, S. & Pongratz, H. (Hrsg.): Proceedings of DeLFI Workshops 2015 co-located with 13th e-Learning Conference of the German Computer Society (DeLFI 2015) München, Germany, September 1, 2015, S. 65 – 71.

Kubek, V. ; Weber, H. ; Zink, K. J.: Alternative Wege der beruflichen Inklusion: Oder: Die Notwendigkeit, sich von einem Denken in Einbahnstraßen zu verabschieden. In: TUP Theorie und Praxis der Sozialen Arbeit. Band 66, 1 (2015), S. 32–44.

Herzog, E.; Eierdanz, F.; Ottersböck, N.; Wanielik, B.; Weber, H. (Hg.) (2014): Entwicklungsperspektiven in der Westpfalz – Denkanstöße, Analysen, Hintergründe in Zeiten des demografischen Wandels. Mainz: Institut für Sozialpädagogische Forschung Mainz e.V.

Harald Weber & Klaus J. Zink (2014): Boon and Bane of ICT Acceleration for Vulnerable Populations. In C. Korunka and P. Hoonakker (eds.): The Impact of ICT on Quality of Working Life, DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-8854-0_11,  Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Mary Kyriazopoulou & Harald Weber (2013): European Patterns of Successful Practice in Vocational Education and Training – Participation of Learners with SEN/Disabilities in VET; European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education, ISBN: 978-87-7110-419-6

Harald Weber (2013): European Patterns of Successful Practice in Vocational Education and Training – Methodology Paper; European Agency for Development in Special Needs and Inclusive Education., ISBN: 978-87-7110-489-9

Harald Weber & Cordula Edler (2010): Supporting the Web Experience of Young People with Learning Disabilities. Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 12th International Conference, ICCHP 2010, Vienna, Austria, July 14-16, 2010. Proceedings, Part I; 01/2010

Harald Weber (2006): Providing Access to the internet for people with disabilities. Short and medium term research demands. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science 05/2006; 5:491 – 498.

Jørgen Greve, Victoria Soriano & Harald Weber (2003). Providing ICT/IST professionals with access to resources in Special Educational Needs (SEN) and vice versa – A European network approach. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.),Universal access in HCI – Inclusive design in the information society (pp. 1103–1107). London: Chapman and Hall

Robert W. Proctor, Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Gavriel Salvendy, Helmut Degen, Xiaowen Fang, John M. Flach, Sherrie P. Gott, Douglas Herrmann, Heidi Krömker, Nancy J. Lightner, Leah Reeves, Arnold Rudorfer, Kay Stanney, Constantine Stephanidis, Thomas Z. Strybel, Misha Vaughan, Huifang Wang, Harald Weber, Yanxia Yang, Wenli Zhu (2002): Content Preparation and Management for Web Design: Eliciting, Structuring, Searching, and Displaying Information. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction 01/2002; 14:25-92

Harald Weber (1999): A Pragmatic and Inclusive Approach to Assess Health and Safety Aspects at VDU Workplaces. Human-Computer Interaction: Ergonomics and User Interfaces, Proceedings of HCI International ’99 (the 8th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction), Munich, Germany, August 22-26, 1999, Volume 1; 01/1999

Harald Weber, Werner Weiss & Klaus J. Zink (1996): ‚Accessibility‘ in other words is ‚Equal Rights‘. Human services information technology applications: Dreams and realities; 82-96, ISBN: 951330230X

Harald Weber, Gerhard Zimmermann & Klaus J. Zink. (1995): Computer Access for People with Special Needs. In: Computers in Human Services, Jg. 12, 1/2 (1995), S. 151-168

Current projects

2020-01-14T09:29:44+01:00

Changing Role of Specialist Provision in Supporting Inclusive Education – Evaluation of Phase 2

The Changing Role of Specialist Provision in Supporting Inclusive Education (CROSP) project is focusing on the re-organisation of specialist, separate provision (schools, classes and units) and the perceived shift in the role of such provision to support the right to inclusive education for all learners.

2019-06-27T10:48:58+02:00

Organisational resilience

Organisational resilience enables companies not only to survive crises or times of high pressure to change, but also to use them for further development towards improved sustainability in the sense of growth/strengthening.

Abgeschlossene Projekte