Person

Mag. Elke A. Gornik MBA

Quality Management, Higher Education Research, Scientific Continuing Education, Recognition of Prior Learning, Organisational Development, Lifelong Learning, Continuing Education Research

Education

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Professional MBA Educational Management, MBA
Oct 2011 - Jan 2015
University of Vienna, Mag.
Oct 1997 - Jan 2004

Professional career & activities

University of Applied Sciences - Upper Austria, Head of Scientific Continuing Education
Nov 2019 - dato
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Scientific Head Lifelong Long Learning
Nov 2018 - dato
trian University Continuing and Staff Development Network, Board Member
Jan 2015 - Feb 2018
AUCEN - Austrian Continuing Education and Staff Development Network, Head of Coordination Office
Jan 2012 - Dec 2015
Universität Wien, Postgraduate Center, Deputy Director, Head of Postgraduate Programs and Quality Management
Jan 2012 - Aug 2018
University of Vienna, Postgraduate Center, Deputy Manager
Dec 2008 - Dec 2011
University of Vienna, Unit Continuing Education, Consultant and Project Manager
Jan 2006 - Nov 2008
University of Vienna, Project Manager
Oct 2004 - Dec 2006
Organisations like ZVA, ORF, ÖH, University of Vienna ..., Activities in the context of Public Relations, project planning and implementation, journalism, educational projects
Nov 2000 - Mar 2005

Research interests

  • Continuing Education Research
  • Scientific Continuing Education
  • Organisational Development
  • Recognition of Prior Learning
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Higher Education Research
  • Quality Management
2020
E. Gornik - Continuing Education in Austria in Handbook für University Continuing Education (Editors: W. Jütte, M. Rohs) - Springer VS, 2020, pp. 20 more
2020
E. Gornik - Scientific Continuing Education in Austria in Handbook für University Continuing Education (Editors: W. Jütte, M. Rohs) - Springer VS, 2020, pp. 589-608 more
2019
E. Gornik - Current Challenges of Scientific Continuing Education in Austria with Consideration of an Extended Understanding of Professionalization and Professionalism - The educational look, Vol. 26, No. 2018, 2019, pp. 239-251 more
2019
E. Gornik - The development and significance of lifelong learning and continuing education in the higher education sector - with a focus on the Austrian universities of applied sciences - Coming Soon - Proceedings - 2019, Linz, Austria, 2019, pp. 95-108 more
2019
E. Gornik - Dimensions of Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education in the Austrian Higher Education Sector - with a Focus on Universities of Applied Sciences - 7. Tag der Lehre der FH OÖ, Linz, Austria, 2019, pp. 54-60 more
2019
E. Gornik, R. Aichinger - From a knowledge society to a competence society - oead News, 2019, pp. 11-13 more
2018
E. Gornik - Continuing scientific education - an underestimated element in the profile of Austrian universities? - Journal for Higher Education Development, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2018, pp. 71-87 more
2018
E. Gornik, M. Kil, C. Stöckler-Penz - The Growth of University Continuing Education in Austria - Social Needs, Higher Education Policy Framework and OE Practic in The Lifelong Learning University of the Future - Institutional Points of View from Higher Continuing Education (Editors: N. Tomaschek, K.… more
2017
E. Gornik, M. Kil, K. Mallich-Pötz, A. Steiger, C. Stöckler-Penz - Austrian University Continuing Education and Staff Development Network in The contribution of the DGWF to the promotion of university continuing education, 2017, pp. 139-149 more
2015
E. Gornik, A. Steiger - Staff/HR development at Austrian universities - Staff and Organisational Development - P-OE, 2015, pp. 39-43 more
2015
E. Gornik - Development of scientific continuing education institutions at Austrian universities - Master/Diploma Thesis, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany, 2015, pp. 118 more
2014
E. Gornik, N. Tomaschek - An insight into the Austrian network AUCEN - Austrian University Continuing Education and Staff Development Network. - University and Continuing Education Journal, Vol. 2013, No. 2, 2014, pp. 85-87 more
2011
N. Tomaschek, E. Gornik - The Lifelong Learning University - Waxmann, 2011 more
2011
E. Gornik, N. Tomaschek - Enable processes for Lifelong Learning: A core task of the University of the Future in The Lifelong Learning University - Waxmann, 2011, pp. 7-14 more
2011
E. Gornik, N. Tomaschek - University Meets Public - a contribution of the University of Vienna to Lifelong Learning - University Meets Public - Review, 2011, pp. 17-24 more