Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies - CELSTEC

Part of Open Universiteit - OU
Address Valkenburgerweg 177, 6419 AT Heerlen
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Postal address Postbus 2960, 6401 DL Heerlen
Phone +31-45-5762915
Fax +31-45-5762800
Email secretariaat. celstec -at- ou. nl
Mission The Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies (CELSTEC) is a Centre of Excellence in the fields of Learning Sciences and Technology Enhanced Learning. CELSTEC aims to research, develop and provide sustainable and evidence-based solutions for the advancement of learning at work, at school, at home and on the move. This is accomplished by combining state-of-the-art research with the innovative powers of new media, mobile devices and the Internet. New solutions are extensively tested in our laboratories and in real practice, following the principles of open innovation. With the portfolio of our activities we are able to help our partners to innovate and improve their education, training and professional development system in all essential aspects.
Under its former Dutch name, OTEC (Onderwijstechnologisch Expertise Centrum), the institute gained worldwide recognition as a successful centre for research and innovation in the field. In 2008 CELSTEC s research programmes received the highest average score from all educational research programmes in the Netherlands. The history of the institute goes back to the early 1980's.


Honorary professor Prof.dr. W.M.G. Jochems
Dean Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper
University professor Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper
Professor Prof.dr. H.P.A. Boshuizen
Professor Prof.dr. F.L.J.M. Brand-Gruwel
Professor Prof.dr. P.A. Kirschner
Professor Prof.dr. P.B. Sloep
Professor Prof.dr. M.M. Specht
Professor Prof.dr. W. Westera
Honorary professor Prof.dr. J.J.G. van Merriƫnboer
Extraordinary professor Prof.dr. L. Kester
Associate professor Drs. W.J.G. van den Boom
Associate professor Dr. M.J.J.P.M. Boon
Associate professor Dr. J.M. van Bruggen
Associate professor Dr. W. Greller
Associate professor Dr. R.H.M. de Groot
Associate professor Dr. H.G.K. Hummel
Associate professor Dr. D. Joosten-ten Brinke
Associate professor Dr. M.R. van der Klink
Associate professor Dr. S.E. McKenney (MSc)
Associate professor Dr. P.M. van Rosmalen
Management Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper
Programme leader / Group leader Dr. E. Kluijfhout

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