Dr. Stephanie B. Linek

Open Science
T: +49-431-8814-583
Düsternbrooker Weg 120
24105 Kiel

Key activities

  • Science 2.0
  • Open Science
  • Usability and evaluation
  • HCI
  • Social Media
  • Media psychology

Professional background

  • 1992-1997
    Studies of Psychology at the University of Würzburg with a scholarship from the Bavarian Ministry of Education, Arts and Science
  • 1998-1999
    Research assistant at the University of Heidelberg
  • 2000
    Internship at the Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy in  Baden-Baden
  • 2001-2002
    Advanced studies of "Communication psychology / Media education" at the University of Koblenz-Landau
  • 2003-2006
    Research assistant at the Knowledge Media Research Center (IWM-KMRC) in Tübingen
  • 2006-2010
    Research assistant at the University of Graz (Austria) in the following EU projects: ELEKTRA (Enhanced Learning Experience and Knowledge Transfer) iClass (Intelligent Distributed Cognitive-based Open Learning Systems for Schools) GRAPPLE (Generic Responsive Adapted Personalized Learning Environment) MedCap (Competence Assessment for Spinal Anaesthesia)
  • 2007
    PhD at the University of Tübingen („Gender-specific design of narrative animations: „ Speaker/Gender Effect“ and the Schema Incongruence of Information)
  • 2008-2010
    University asssistant at the University of Graz (Austria)
  • 2009-2010
    Research assistant at the Technical University of Graz in the EU project  TARGET (Transformative, Adaptive, Responsive and enGaging EnvironmenT)
  • since 2011
    Research assistant at the ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, research department and usability

Publications

Conference Papers (peer reviewed)

Linek, Stephanie B.
Students and lecturers on Facebook: gender-related differences in the view of the academic hierarchy
In: Proceedings of the 12th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2018), 5th - 7th of March, 2018, Valencia, Spain Valencia: IATED Academy, 2018, pp. 3870-3876 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Huff, Markus
Serious comics: a new approach for science communication and learning
In: Proceedings of the 12th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2018), 5th - 7th of March, 2018, Valencia, Spain Valencia: IATED Academy, 2018, pp. 3883-3890 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Ostermaier-Grabow, Anika
Facebook Contacts Between Students and Their Lecturers: Development and Perception
In: Proceedings of the 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2018), 12th – 14th of November, 2018, Seville, Spain Valencia: IATED Academy, 2018, pp. 7526-7536 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Jäschke, Robert / Hoffmann, Christian P.
Women Prefer Reciprocity: Gender-Related Differences in Academic Networking on Twitter
In: Proceedings of the 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2018), 12th – 14th of November, 2018, Seville, Spain Valencia: IATED Academy, 2018, pp. 4759-4767 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Ostermaier-Grabow, Anika / Steinhagen, Elisabeth / Linek, Stephanie B.
Researchers use of Web 2.0 versus conventional media: perceived advantages and disadvantages
In: Proceedings of the EDULEARN 2016, 8th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, 4th-6th July, 2016, Barcelona Valencia: IATED Academy, 2016, pp. 5855-5863, doi:10.21125/edulearn.2016.0244 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie
Usability evaluation of digital libraries: offline and online assessment compared
In: INTED2015 Proceedings. 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. March 2nd-4th, 2015 - Madrid, Spain Valencia: IATED Academy, 2015, pp. 2158-2166 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie
Scale on the quality of literature lists (SQuaLL): Quick quality check from the user perspective
In: INTED2015 Proceedings. 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. March 2nd-4th, 2015 - Madrid, Spain Valencia: IATED Academy, 2015, pp. 2148-2157 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie / Tochtermann, Klaus
No pictures, please! How graphics and photos can distort paper prototying
In: Proceedings of the International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), 4th-6th March, 2013, Valencia, Spain Valencia: IATED, 2013, pp. 3959-3968 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie / Schafrick, Anneka / Tochtermann, Klaus
Just for the image? The impact of Web 2.0 for public institutions
In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Interactive Collaborated Learning (ICL 2012), 26st-28th September, 2012, Villach, Austria Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2012,
Linek, Stephanie B. / Tochtermann, Klaus
Sophisticated usability evaluation of digital libraries
In: Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL), Brighton Business School, University of Brighton, UK, 10 - 11 November 2011 Reading: Academic Publishing International, 2011, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Tochtermann, Klaus
Assessment of usability benchmarks: Combining standardized scales with specific questions
In: 14th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL), Piestany, Slovakia, September 21-23, 2011 Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2011, pp. 67-75, doi:10.1109/ICL.2011.6059549 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Articles (peer reviewed)

Linek, Stephanie B. / Ostermaier-Grabow, Anika
Netiquette Between Students and Their Lecturers on Facebook: Injunctive and Descriptive Social Norms
In: Social Media + Society - Thousand Oaks: Sage, ISSN 2056-3051,2018, No. July/September, pp. 1-17, doi:10.1177/2056305118789629 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Fecher, Benedikt / Friesike, Sascha / Hebing, Marcel / Linek, Stephanie
A reputation economy: how individual reward considerations trump systemic arguments for open access to data
In: Palgrave Communications - Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, ISSN 2055-1045, Vol. 3 (2017), pp. 17051, doi:10.1057/palcomms.2017.51 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie / Hadgu, Asmelash Teka / Hoffmann, Christian Pieter / Jäschke, Robert / Puschmann, Cornelius
It’s All About Information? The Following Behaviour of Professors and PhD Students in Computer Science on Twitter
In: The Journal of Web Science - Boston-Delft: Now Publishers, ISSN 2332-4031, Vol. 3 (2017), No. 1, pp. 1-15, doi:10.1561/106.00000008 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Fecher, Benedikt / Friesike, Sascha / Hebing, Marcel
Data sharing as social dilemma: Influence of the researcher’s personality
In: PLOS ONE - San Francisco: Public Library of Science, ISSN 1932-6203, Vol. 12 (2017), No. 8, pp. e0183216, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183216 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B.
Order Effects in Usability Questionnaires
In: Journal of Usability Studies - Bloomingdale, Ill.: Usability Professionals’ Association, ISSN 1931-3357, Vol. 12 (2017), No. 4, pp. 164-182 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Bäßler, Josefine
Role of Libraries in Science 2.0: Focus on Economics
In: D-Lib Magazine - Reston, VA: Corporation for National Research Initiatives, ISSN 1082-9873, Vol. 21 (2015), No. 7/8,, doi:10.1045/july2015-linek Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Tochtermann, Klaus
Paper Prototyping: The Surplus Merit of a Multi-Method Approach
In: Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research - Berlin: Freie Universität, ISSN 1438-5627, Vol. 16 (2015), No. 3 Art. 7, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie / Schafrick, Anneka / Tochtermann, Klaus
Just for the image? The impact of Web 2.0 for public institutions
In: International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) - Kassel: Kassel University Press, ISSN 1863-0383, Vol. 8 (2013), No. Special Issue: ICL2012, pp. 7-14 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Tochtermann, Klaus
Assessment of usability benchmarks: Combining standardized scales with specific questions
In: International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) - Wien: International Association of Online Engineering, ISSN 1863-0383, Vol. 6 (2011), No. 4, pp. 56-64, doi:10.3991/ijet.v6i4.1832 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B. / Marte, Birgit / Albert, Dietrich
Background music in serious games: Motivational appeal and cognitive impact
In: International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) - Hershey, PA: IGI Global, ISSN 2155-6849, Vol. 1 (2011), No. 3, pp. 53-64, doi:10.4018/ijgbl.2011070104 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Working papers, Reports and other Contributions

Fecher, Benedikt / Friesike, Sascha / Hebing, Marcel / Linek, Stephanie / Sauermann, Armin
A reputation economy: Results from an empirical survey on Academic Data sharing
In: DIW Discussion Papers - Berlin: DIW - Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Vol. 1454 (2015) Link to fulltext (PDF)
Fecher, Benedikt / Friesike, Sascha / Hebing, Marcel / Linek, Stephanie / Sauermann, Armin
A Reputation Economy: Results from an Empirical Survey on Academic Data Sharing
In: RatSWD Working Paper Series - Berlin: RatSWD, Vol. 246 (2015) Link to fulltext (PDF)

Contributions (peer reviewed)

Linek, Stephanie B. / Tochtermann, Klaus
Bibliotheken im Future Internet
In: Bernard Bekavac, René Schneider, Werner Schweibenz (Eds.): Benutzerorientierte Bibliotheken im Web: Usability-Methoden, Umsetzung und Trends, ISBN 978-3-11-025882-0, Berlin: de Gruyter Saur, 2011, pp. 183-202 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Linek, Stephanie B.
As you like it: What media psychology can tell us about educational game design
In: Patrick Felicia (Ed.): Handbook of research on improving learning and motivation through educational games, ISBN 978-1-60960-495-0, Hershey (PA): Information Science Reference, 2011, pp. 606-632