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Silke Grafe

University of Wuerzburg

Germany - Würzburg

Biography

Silke Grafe is a Professor of Education at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg in Germany where she has been a faculty member since 2013. She is the Director of the Media Education and Educational Technology MEET and Chair of the Competence Center for teaching and learning with digital media at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg. She received a State Exam in Education from the University of Paderborn in Germany. Her doctoral research examined how problem solving skills can be fostered learning with computer simulations. Her research interest include media literacy and educational technology in K12-education and teacher education in an international perspective. She was a member of the expert group of media literacy of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, and a member of the EMEDUS European Expert Group of Media Literacy Education. Silke Grafe authored three books and numerous articles on educational technology and media literacy in K-12 and teacher education.