Wim GijselaersFull Professor
Wim Gijselaers is a professor in the field of professional learning and head of the department of Educational Research and Development (ERD), Maastricht University, the Netherlands. His research addresses effects of social and cognitive processes on professional development. Next, he researches how student learning can be improved through course and program innovation. His current research projects deal with how visualization tools can guide engineering teams in new product development, how talented people can become experts in a professional domain, and how drop-out in professional education can be reduced through curriculum interventions. He is chief-editor of the Springer book series “Innovation and Change in Professional Education” and associated editor of the Springer book series “Advances in Business Education and Technology”. His work has been published in many international refereed journals and edited volumes.
Fields of expertise
Professional Development, Expertise Development, Team Learning, Educational Measurement.
Bossche Van den, P., Gijselaers, W.H., & Milter, R.G. (Eds.) (2013). Facilitating Learning in the 21st Century: Leading through Technology, Diversity and Authenticity. Advances in Business Education and Training Volume (5). Dordrecht, Boston, London: Springer Science Publishers.
Giesbers, B., Rienties, B., Tempelaar, D., Gijselaers, W. (2013). Investigating the Relations between Motivation, Tool Use, Participation, and Performance in an E-learning Course Using Web-videoconferencing. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(1), 285-292. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2012.09.005
Rienties, B., Giesbers, B., Tempelaar, D. T., Lygo-Baker, S., Segers, M., & Gijselaers, W. H. (2012). The role of scaffolding and motivation in CSCL. Computers & Education, 59(3), 893-906.
Rijt van der J., Bossche van den, P., Wiel, M., Segers, M.S.R., & Gijselaers, W.H. (2012). Contextual Antecedents of Informal Feedback in the Workplace. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 23(2), 233-257.
Gabelica, C., van den Bossche, P., Segers, M., & Gijselaers, W.H. (2012). Feedback, a Powerful Lever in Teams: a Review. Educational Research Review, 7(2), 123–144.
Noteborn, G., Bohle Carbonell, K., Dailey-Hebert, A., & Gijselaers, W.H. (2012).The role of emotions and task significance in Virtual Education. The Internet and Higher Education, 15 (3), 176–183.
Tempelaar, D., Rienties, B., Niculescu, A., Gijselaers, W.H., & Giesbers, B. (2012). How achievement emotions impact students' decisions for online learning, and what precedes those emotions. The Internet and Higher Education, 15(3), 161-169.
Beausaert, S., Segers, M., & Gijselaers, W.H. (2011). The use of a Personal Development Plan and the undertaking of learning activities, expertise-growth, flexibility and performance: The role of supporting assessment conditions. Human Resource Development International, 14(5), 527-543.
Van den Bossche, P, Gijselaers, W.H., Segers, M.S.R., Woltjer, G., & Kirschner, P.A. (2011). Team Learning: Building Shared Mental Models. Instructional Science, 39 (3), 283 – 301.