Hochschulnetzwerk Digitalisierung der Lehre Baden-Württemberg (HND-BW) at KIT

The Hochschulnetzwerk Digitalisierung der Lehre Baden-Württemberg (HND-BW) is the network of Baden-Württemberg's state universities for the cooperative further development of digital teaching and learning. The HND-BW was founded in 2016 and has been jointly supported by the state universities since 2020. The HND-BW office is located at KIT.

The HND-BW Steering Committee consists of the vice rectors/vice presidents for teaching of the state universities as well as a representative of the bwCIO committee and the HND-BW office. The HND-BW Expert Circle consists of mandated representatives of the e-learning institutions of the network universities.

Contact persons at the ZML
Sarah Holstein
Phone: +49 721 608-48219
E-mail: sarah.holstein∂kit.edu

The steering committee sets up special interest groups on specialist topics in the field of digital teaching, which explore opportunities for cooperation across universities and identify synergy possibilities. In addition, think tanks for the exchange of experience and knowledge transfer on operational issues are being set up on the initiative of the Expert:innenkreis.

As of May 2022, the following topics are currently being addressed

  • Digital exams
  • Legal issues of digital teaching
  • Hybrid teaching
  • Tools for digital teaching

You can find an up-to-date overview of the topics currently being worked on as well as the people involved on the HND-BW website in the "Topics" section.

KIT is represented in the HND-BW

  • in the Steering Committee by Prof. Dr. Alexander Wanner (Vice President for Teaching and Academic Affairs), who currently also holds the role of spokesperson of the Steering Committee
  • in the expert group by Sarah Holstein (Head of E-Learning Services at ZML)
  • in the HND-BW Special Interest Groups and Think Tanks by university staff and students specialized in the respective topics.

All university members are invited to participate in the Special Interest Groups and Think Tanks, to initiate new topic groups, and to learn about current developments in the field of digital teaching at networking events. For more information, contact KIT contact person Sarah Holstein or find out more on the HND-BW website.

Press release from 11.07.2022