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Uwe Matzat is an Assistant Professor of Sociology working in the Human-Technology Interaction Group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). ). Uwe’s areas of exertise include survey research, experimental research, questionnaire construction and business advice specialties: statistical analysis /multivariate data analysis.


His current research interests include the design, use, and effects of social media - for individuals and for society. Recently he became interested in the use of social media for learning and Learning Analytics. Further research interests are in the field of web science, including research on online communities, social media, online and offline social networks, digital inequality, and social control on the Internet. His studies often transfer these topics to different application areas, such as learning, health, or social integration.

Academic background

Uwe Matzat received his PhD from the University of Groningen within the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) in 2001. He conducted his research at the Universities of Düsseldorf, Toronto, and Eindhoven. He also graduated in Sociology at the University of Duisburg (Germany).

His research has been published in journals, such as Journal of Computer Mediated Communication,Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, Social Networks, Computers & Education, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, and many others. He Uwe was Program Chair of several international conferences of the series General Online Research (http://www.gor.de). He is founding and serving editor of the International Journal of Internet Science.

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Internet Social Sciences
social media Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
internet community Social Sciences
group discussion Social Sciences
evidence Social Sciences
contact Social Sciences
communication Social Sciences

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Projects 2015 2018

MAMEM: Multimedia Authoring and Management using your Eyes and Mind (MAMEM)

Ham, J., Ham, J., van der Avoird, M., Fountoukidou, S., Matzat, U., Vereggen - Tielemans, T. & Vereggen - Tielemans, T.

1/05/1531/07/18

Project: Research direct

Research Output 2001 2019

Effects of an artificial agent as a behavioral model on motivational and learning outcomes

Fountoukidou, S., Ham, J., Matzat, U. & Midden, C., 1 Aug 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 97, p. 84-93 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Narration
Learning
Task Performance and Analysis
Self Efficacy
Software

Effects of a virtual model’s pitch and speech rate on affective and cognitive learning

Fountoukidou, S., Matzat, U., Ham, J. & Midden, C., 1 Jan 2019, Persuasive Technology: Development of Persuasive and Behavior Change Support Systems - 14th International Conference, PERSUASIVE 2019, Proceedings. Karapanos, E., Kyza, E., Oinas-Kukkonen, H., Karppinen, P. & Win, K. T. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 16-27 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11433 LNCS)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Behavioral Modeling
Model
Virtual Agents
Speech
Learning
2 Citations (Scopus)

A skills perspective on the adoption and use of mobile money services in Uganda

Kiconco, R. I., Rooks, G., Solano, G. & Matzat, U., 1 Nov 2018, In : Information Development. 35, 5, p. 724-738 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
financial service
Uganda
money
literacy
functionality
5 Citations (Scopus)

Inequality in mobilizing online help after a negative life event: the role of education, digital skills, and capital-enhancing Internet use

van Ingen, E. & Matzat, U., 2018, In : Information, Communication & Society. 21, 4, p. 481-498 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Education
Internet
coping
event
education
2 Citations (Scopus)

Using an artificial agent as a behavior model to promote assistive technology acceptance

Fountoukidou, S., Ham, J., Matzat, U. & Midden, C., 1 Jan 2018, Persuasive Technology - 13th International Conference, PERSUASIVE 2018, Proceedings. Springer, p. 285-296 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10809 LNCS)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Technology Acceptance
Assistive Technology
Self-efficacy
Model
Behavior Modeling

Activities 2004 2008

  • 4 Contributed talk
  • 3 Editorial activity

International Follow-up workshop on distributed learning and collaboration (DLAC-III), Tübingen

Uwe Matzat (Speaker)
20 Jun 2008

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

General Online Research (GOR08), Hamburg

Uwe Matzat (Speaker)
12 Mar 2008

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

General Online Research (GOR07), Leipzig, Germany

Uwe Matzat (Speaker)
26 Mar 2007

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

International Journal of Internet Science (Journal)

Uwe Matzat (Editorial board member)
2007

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Student theses

Aangiftebereidheid van computercriminaliteit bij bedrijven

Author: Dijk, J., 31 Aug 2011

Supervisor: Matzat, U. (Supervisor 1) & Snijders, C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

File

Access and use of e-goverment services: the case of Iranian and Turkish immigrants in the Netherlands

Author: Razvi Far, A., 30 Sep 2014

Supervisor: Matzat, U. (Supervisor 1) & Sadowski, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

File

De rol van online reviews bij consumentenbeslissingen op het Internet

Author: Beffers, T., 31 Mar 2007

Supervisor: Willemsen, M. (Supervisor 1), Snijders, C. (Supervisor 2) & Matzat, U. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

File

Does regular online assessment increase student performance in secondary vocational education?

Author: Coumans, H., 30 Aug 2019

Supervisor: Matzat, U. (Supervisor 1) & Snijders, C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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