Guest Sabbatical of Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Jean-Francois (Ohio University, US)


23. February 2023

Since January 2023, Dr. Emmanuel Jean-Francois, Associate Professor at the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education at Ohio University (US), is spending a research sabbatical at the Professorship for Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning. During this time, he researches and teaches at Helmut Schmidt University on various topics such as globalisation, digitalisation and others.

In the Adult Education/Continuing Education major (Studienschwerpunkt Erwachsenenbildung/Weiterbildung), Prof. Jean-Francois is represented in FT23 with his own English-language seminar (title to follow).

In addition, Prof. Jean-Francois taught together with Prof. Schmidt-Lauff as part of a Comparative Group at this year’s international Adult Education Academy at JMU Würzburg.

During his research stay, Prof. Jean-Francois is conducting data collection in the form of an appreciative inquiry of digitalization in the field of adult education in Germany.