Monthly Archives: June 2013

Effectiveness of training projects in the private training industry

During the last week two members of my chair group have been working on a project pre-proposal on human capital development in organisations. While working with them on this proposal, I had to think back of my research on corporate … Continue reading

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Book on Competence in the Learning Society

This week I borrowed a book of Jonathan Winterton edited by John Raven and John Stephenson, called ‘Competence in the Learning Society’, published in 2001 by Lang, in the ‘Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education’, with contributions of George O. Klemp, … Continue reading

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Validation of Principles for Alignment of a Curriculum and Labour Market Needs

New publication (in press): Mulder, M. and D.K. Kintu (2013). Curriculum Development in the Floriculture Sector in Uganda: a Design-Based Validation-Research Study. In: T. Plomp and N. Nieveen (Eds.). Educational Design Research: Introduction and Illustrative Cases. Enschede: Netherlands Institute for … Continue reading

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Omid Noroozi wins Most Promising Publication Award of WASS

Dr Omid Noroozi has won the ‘Most Promising Publication Award 2012’ of the Wageningen Graduate School of Social Sciences (WASS) for the article Noroozi, O., Weinberger, A., Biemans, H.J.A., Mulder, M., & Chizari, M. (2012). Argumentation-based computer supported collaborative learning (ABCSCL). A … Continue reading

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Article ‘Inquiry-based Science Teaching Competence of Primary School Teachers: A Delphi Study’ now online in Teaching and Teacher Education

The article of Ester Alake-Tuenter, Harm J.A. Biemans, Hilde Tobi and Martin Mulder, titled ‘Inquiry-based Science Teaching Competence of Primary School Teachers: A Delphi Study’, is now published online by the journal Teaching and Teacher Education. Full bibliographic details: Teaching … Continue reading

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Wageningen again best University in the Netherlands according to students

Wageningen University is – according to student opinions expressed in the National Student Survey – again the best University in the Netherlands. The survey was completed by 264,710 students. The results of the National Student Survey are also taken into account … Continue reading

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Cooperatives not very active in supporting competence development of members

Agricultural cooperatives in the Netherlands are not very active in supporting the competence development of members. That is one of the conclusions of the paper Dorine Orbons and I wrote on the basis of a small-scale and explorative study of … Continue reading

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Downloadable publications added

Dear website visitor. I have been a bit slow with uploading papers of the years 2011, 2012 and 2013. I have added a series of papers, many of which have made it to book or journal publications. If you are … Continue reading

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