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Institute of Education

Maria-Luisa Schmitz

Maria-Luisa Schmitz, MSc

  • Projektmitarbeiterin / Project Assistant
Kantonsschulstrasse 3, 8001 Zürich
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  • Since September 2023: Project assistant at the Chair Upper Secondeary Education with Spechial Focus on Research on Teaching and Learning, University of Zurich
  • 2020-2024: Research assistant at the Chair Teaching and Educational Technology, University of Zurich
  • 2020: Student assistant at the Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems, Fraunhofer, Sankt Augustin
  • 2020: M.Sc. Psychology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn
  • 2018: B.Sc. Psychology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn

Research Topics

  • Digital transformation in upper secondary schools
  • Transformational leadership
  • Technology integration


  • Schmitz, M. L., Consoli, T., Antonietti, C., Cattaneo, A., Gonon, P., & Petko, D. (2024). Why do some teachers teach media literacy while others do not? Exploring predictors along the “will, skill, tool, pedagogy” model. Computers in Human Behavior, 151, 108004.

  • Gonon, P., Schmitz, M. L., Petko, D., & Consoli, T. (2024). Von der Digitalisierung zur digitalen Transformation. Transfer. Berufsbildung in Forschung und Praxis, 9(1).

  • Schmitz, M. L., Antonietti, C., Consoli, T., Cattaneo, A., Gonon, P., & Petko, D. (2023). Transformational leadership for technology integration in schools: Empowering teachers to use technology in a more demanding way. Computers & Education, 204, 104880.
  • Antonietti, C., Schmitz, M.L., Consoli, T., Cattaneo, A., Gonon, P. & Petko, D. (2023). More formal, please! The impact of teachers’ formal and independent professional development on the quality of technology integration. In E. Langran, P. Christensen & J. Sanson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2392-2397). New Orleans, LA, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 11, 2023 from
  • Antonietti, C., Schmitz, M. L., Consoli, T., Cattaneo, A., Gonon, P., & Petko, D. (2023). Development and validation of the ICAP Technology Scale to measure how teachers integrate technology into learning activities. Computers & Education, 192, 104648.
  • Michos, K., Schmitz, ML. & Petko, D. (2023). Teachers’ data literacy for learning analytics: a central predictor for digital data use in upper secondary schools. Education and Information Technologies.
  • Schmitz, M. L., Antonietti, C., Cattaneo, A., Gonon, P., & Petko, D. (2022). When barriers are not an issue: Tracing the relationship between hindering factors and technology use in secondary schools across Europe. Computers & Education, 179, 104411.