Continued Education & Training


The German Association for Media Effects Research (DGMF) initiates and supports research projects that meet central aims of the DGMF statutes (contact: The most importantactual study is the systematic conceptualization, application and longitudinal evaluation of a training on the application of digital media in teaching (short: “whiteboard training”).


Upon demand and in the context of the association’s regular training activities the DGMF offers media competence training courses for different target groups (children and young adults, midagers, parents, older users, etc.). They include general computer use trainings, executive training courses on media communication in business/in the company, and courses informing and offering counselling on online addiction/computer addiction. A teaching programme for college and university graduates is in preparation.