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Paul Kirschner

Paul Kirschner

E-mail

paul.kirschner@ou.nl

Education

BA in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA (1972)
New York State Teacher Certification in mathematics, chemistry and biology (1972)
BSc in Psychology from the University of Amsterdam (1975)
MSc in Educational Psychology from the University of Amsterdam (1978)
PhD from the Open University of the Netherlands on "Practicals in higher science education" (1991)

Research expertise

Lifelong Learning for professional and personal development
Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
Use of Information and Communication Technologies in education: Initial and lifelong
Acquisition and assessment of skills and competencies
Use of practicals for the acquisition of complex cognitive skills
Text characteristics and learning processes
Media-use in education
Research on and development of electronic learning environments

Present Functions

Professor of Psychology, specifically Lifelong Learning in the Professions, Open University of the Netherlands
Director of Research on Lifelong Learning in the Professions, Netherlands Laboratory for Lifelong Learning (NeLLL), Open University of the Netherlands
Member of the Executive Board of the International Society for the Learning Sciences 2008-2014
Chair International Conference in the Learning Sciences 2008
Member Advisory Commission Information Management, Utrecht University
Member of the Standing Committee for the Scholarship and Science

Professional experience

Utrecht University: Professor of Psychology and ICT, Research Director Centre for Learning in Interaction, Programme Director Research Master Educational Sciences, Chair Department of Educational Sciences (2005-2008)
Open University of the Netherlands: Professor of Educational Technology and CSCL, Educational Technology Expertise Center (2001-2008)
Maastricht University: Professor of Contact and Distance Education, Faculty of Knowledge Engineering (1999-2001)
Open University of the Netherlands, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dean of the School of Education (1997-1999)
Open University of the Netherlands, Center for Educational Production / Educational Technology Innovation Center, associate professor (1983-1999)
Wolters-Noordhoff Educational Publishers, researcher and learning materials developer (1979-1983)
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of education, graduate assistant (1977-1979)
Middle Island Middle School, Long Island, USA, biology and math teacher (1972-1973)

Research expertise

Lifelong Learning for professional and personal development
Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
Use of Information and Communication Technologies in education: Initial and lifelong
Acquisition and assessment of skills and competencies
Use of practicals for the acquisition of complex cognitive skills
Text characteristics and learning processes
Media-use in education
Research on and development of electronic learning environments

Publications

Key articles

Sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning Kirschner, P.A., Beers. P.J., Boshuizen, H.P.A., & Gijselaers, W.H. (2008). Coercing shared knowledge in collaborative learning environments. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 403-420.

Sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning Kirschner, P.A., & Lai, K-W. (2007). Online communities of practice in education. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 16, 127-132.

Sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning Kirschner, P.A., Sweller, J., & Clark, R.E. (2006). Why minimal guidance during instruction does not work: An analysis of the failure of constructivist, discovery, problem-based, experiential, and inquiry-based teaching. Educational Psychologist, 46(2), 75-86.

Sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning Kirschner, P.A., Strijbos, J.W., Kreijns, K., & Beers, P.J. (2004). Designing electronic collaborative learning environments Educational Technology Research and Development, 52(3), 47-66.

Sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning Kirschner, P.A., & Kreijns, K. (2003). The sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning environments: Pitfalls of social interaction and how to avoid them.

Sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning Kirschner, P.A. (2000) Using integrated electronic learning environments for collaborative teaching/learning. Research Dialogue in Learning and Instruction, 2(1), 1-10.

Books and Book Chapters

Kirschner, P.A., Wubbels, T., & Brekelmans, M. (2008). Benchmarks for teacher education programs in the pedagogical use of ICT. In J. Voogt & G. Knezek (Eds.). International handbook of information technology in primary and secondary education (pp. 435-448). New York: Springer.

Van Merrienboer, J.J.G., & Kirschner, P.A. (2007). Ten steps to complex learning. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. http://www.tensteps.info

Kirschner, P.A., & Kreijns, K. (2005). The sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning environments: Pitfalls of social interaction and how to avoid them. In R. Bromme, F. Hesse, & H. Spada (Eds.). Barriers and biases in computer-mediated knowledge communication - and how they may be overcome (pp. 169-192). Dordrecht, NL: Kluwer.

Kirschner, P.A., Martens, R.L., & Strijbos, J.W. (2004). CSCL in higher education? A framework for designing multiple collaborative environments. In P. Dillenbourg (Series Ed.) & J.W. Strijbos, P.A. Kirschner & R.L. Martens (Vol. Eds.), Computer-supported collaborative learning: Vol 3. What we know about CSCL ... and implementing it in higher education (pp. 3-30). Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Kirschner, P.A., & Kreijns, K. (2004). Designing sociable CSCL environments: Applying interaction design principles. In P. Dillenbourg (Series Ed.) & J.W. Strijbos, P.A. Kirschner & R.L. Martens (Vol. Eds.), Computer-supported collaborative learning: Vol 3. What we know about CSCL ... and implementing it in higher education (pp. 241-263). Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Strijbos, J-W, Kirschner, P.A., & Martens, R.L. (Eds.) (2004). What we know about CSCL in higher education. In P. Dillenbourg (Series Ed.), Computer-supported collaborative learning: Vol 3. Boston, MA: Kluwer.

Kirschner, P.A., Buckingham Shum, S.J., & Carr, C.S. (2003). Visualizing Argumentation: Software Tools for Collaborative and Educational Sense-Making. London: Springer Verlag. http://www.visualizingargumentation.info/

Kirschner, P.A., Strijbos, J.W., & Kreijns, K. (2003). Designing integrated collaborative e-learning. In W. Jochems, J. van Merriënboer, & R. Koper (Eds.), Integrated e-learning: Implications for pedagogy, technology & organization. London: Taylor & Francis Books Ltd.

Kirschner, P.A., & Kreijns, K. (2003). The sociability of computer-mediated collaborative learning environments: Pitfalls of social interaction and how to avoid them. In R. Bromme, F. Hesse, & H. Spada (Eds.). Barriers and biases in computer-mediated knowledge communication - and how they may be overcome. Dordrecht, NL: Kluwer.

Kirschner, P.A., Bruggen, J., & Duffy, T. (2003). Validating a representational notation for collaborative problem solving. In B. Wasson, S. Ludvigsen, & U. Hoppe. (Eds.). Designing for change in networked learning environment (pp. 163-172). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Kirschner, P.A., Kreijns, K., & Jochems, W. (2003). Measuring the perceived quality of social space in distributed learning groups. In B. Wasson, S. Ludvigsen, & U. Hoppe. (Eds.). Designing for change in networked learning environment (pp. 323-332). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Kirschner, P.A., Jochems, W. & Schlusmans, K. (2002). Open University, The Netherlands. In V. Venogopal Redy & S. Manjulika (Eds.) Towards visualization: Open and distance learning. New Delji: Kogan Page.

Kirschner, P.A. (2002). Can we support CSCL? Educational, social and technological affordances for learning. In P. Kirschner (Ed.), Three worlds of CSCL: Can we support CSCL. Inaugural address, Open University of the Netherlands.

Kirschner, P.A., Valcke, M.M.A., & Sluijsmans, D.M.A. (1999). Design and development of distance learning materials: From an industrial second generation approach towards realising third generation distance education (pp. 81-93). In J. Van den Akker, et al. (Eds.), Design Approaches and Tools in Education and Training. Dordrecht/London/Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Kirschner, P.A., Valcke, M., & Storm, P. (1997). Placing the student at the centre: Higher distance education facing the challenges of the 21st century. In M. Wassenberg & H. Philipsen (Eds.) Placing the student at the centre: Current implications of student-centred education (pp xx-xx). Maastricht: Maastricht University.

Special Issues

Kirschner, P.A., & Kester, L. (2007). Avoiding simplicity, confronting complexity: Advances in designing powerful electronic learning environments. Computers in Human Behavior, 23(1).

Kirschner, P.A. & Gerjets, P. (2006). Instructional design for effective and enjoyable computer-supported learning. Computers in Human Behavior, 22(1).

Kirschner, P.A. (2005). Technology-based collaborative learning: A European perspective. Educational Technology, 45(5).

Raemdonck, I, Thijssen, J., & Kirschner, P.A. (2005) Lifelong learning and employability: Special issue on the low countries. Lifelong Learning in Europe, 10(2).

Kirschner, P.A. (2005). Learning in innovative learning environments. Computers in Human Behavior, 21(4).

Kirschner, P.A. (Ed.) (2002). Cognitive load theory. Learning and Instruction, 12(1).

Kirschner, P.A. (Ed.) (2001). Web enhanced higher education. Computers in Human Behavior, 17(4).

Scientific Articles

CV Paul Kirschner CV and complete overview of publications

Dissertation

Kirschner, P.A. Practicals in higher science education. Utrecht: Lemma, 1991.

Inaugural addresses

CV Paul Kirschner Kirschner, P. A. (2000). The inevitable duality of education: Cooperative higher education. Inaugural address, Universiteit Maastricht.

Can we support CSCL? Kirschner, P. (2002). Can we support CSCL? Educational, social and technological affordances for learning. In P. Kirschner (Ed.), Inaugural address, Open University of the Netherlands.

Can we support CSCL? Kirschner, P.A. (2006). (Inter)dependent learning: Learning is interaction. Inaugural address. Utrecht University.

Promovendi

Cilliers, J.A. (1999). First year physics practicals in distance education in South Africa. University of South Africa.

Van Bruggen, J. (2003). Explorations in graphical argumentation: The use of external representations in collaborative problem solving. Open Universiteit Nederland.

Kester, L. (2003). Timing of information presentation and the acquisition of complex skills. Open Universiteit Nederland.

Kreijns, K. (2004). Sociable CSCL environments: Social affordances, sociability, and social presence. Open Universiteit Nederland.

Nadolski, R. (2004). Process support for learning tasks in multimedia practicals. Open Universiteit Nederland.

Beers, P.J. (2005). Negotiating common ground. Tools for multidisciplinary teams. Open Universiteit Nederland.

Van den Bossche, P. (2006). Minds in teams: The influence of social and cognitive factors on team learning. Maastricht University.

Gulikers, J. (2006). Authenticity is in the eye of the beholder: Beliefs and perceptions of authentic assessment and the influence on student learning. Open Universiteit Nederland.

Van den Bossche, P. (2006). Minds in teams: The influence of social and cognitive factors on team learning. Maastricht University.

Gulikers, J. (2006). Authenticity is in the eye of the beholder: Beliefs and perceptions of authentic assessment and the influence on student learning. Open Universiteit Nederland.

Prangsma, M. (2007). Interactively learning history through the use of visual representations.

Munneke, L. (2008). Dialogic and argumentative negotiation educational software.

Janssen, J. (2008). Computer-supported representation of coordination in collaborative learning.

Baartman, L. (2008). Assessment for the integration of knowledge, skills and attitudes: An instrument for evaluating competency assessment programs.

Damsa, C. (In preparation). Development of epistemic agency in knowledge creation practices.

Fransen, J. (In preparation). Formation of effective teams through participation in a massive multiplayer online game.

Overdijk, M. (In preparation). Appropriation and technological artifacts: the student-tool connection.

Phielix, C. (In preparation). The impact of group functioning awareness and reflection instruction on interaction, sociability, and group performance in a CSCL environment.

Popova, A. (In preparation). The impact of educational podcasts on students replies on epistemic questions.

Schaap, H. (In preparation). Collaborative learning in vocational education (MBO) and the development of professional theories of MBO-students.

Seezink, A. (In preparation). The role of learning trajectory supervisors in the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes.

Slof, B. (In preparation). Embedding external representations in design-based learning.

Van Herten, M. (In preparation). Learning communities, informal learning and the humanities: An empirical study of informal book clubs.

Van der Aa, J. (In preparation). Using outline tools for writing and learning.

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