Barbara E. Hof

Barbara E. Hof, MA


Phone: 044 634 66 98

Address: Kantonsschulstrasse 3, 8001 Zürich

Room number: KAB G 08


Barbara E. Hof is teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Vocational Education and Training at the University of Zurich since 2014. She is working on a dissertation on the history of education and training in the so-called big science (see project description). Her research interests also include the intersection of cybernetics and educational technology, the cultural history of artificial intelligence, the history of higher education, and epistemology (in particular model theories).

She is member of the UZH Digital Society Initiative, member of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE), and member of the Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, der Medizin und der Technik (GWMT)

PhD project description (currently being revised)

Publications and Presentations (PDF, 57 KB)(-June 2019)


(Geplant): Digitalisierung und Bildung – Digitalisierung (in) der Bildung? Forschungsseminar (MA), HS19-FS20 (mit Stefan Kessler)

HS18-FS19: KM3b Historisch-Textanalytische Forschungsmethoden (BA) Teile 1 u. 2

FS18: SM 2 Berufsbildung (BA) Teil 2; Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Pädagogik: Gesellschaftliche Prozesse und epistemologischer Wandel im 20. Jh. (MA Ergänzungsseminar)

HS16-FS17: KM3b Historisch-Textanalytische Forschungsmethoden (BA) Teile 1 u. 2

HS15-FS16: SM 2 Berufsbildung (BA) Teile 1 u. 2

FS15: SM 2 Berufsbildung (BA), Teil 2

HS14: KM1b Einführung in das wissenschaftliche Arbeiten (BA)