Prof. P.C.J. Segers (Eliane)

Professor - Behavioural Science Institute
Professor - Orthopedagogics: Learning and Development

Prof. P.C.J. Segers (Eliane)
Visiting address

Thomas van Aquinostraat 4

Postal address

Postbus 9104

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Eliane Segers studied Language, Speech and Computer Sciences (MA) as well as Cognitive Science (MSc) at Radboud University, Nijmegen. She received a PhD in Social Sciences at the same university in 2003 (“Multimedia support of early literacy learning.”). Currently, she is full professor at the Behavioural Science Institute (BSI) at Radboud University (chair Learning & Technology). Between 2016 and 2022, she was also professor in Reading and Digital Media at Twente University, at the department of Instructional Technology, a chair is funded by Stichting Lezen (“Reading Foundation”, Amsterdam). She is the scientific director of the Expertisecentrum Nederlands, and program leader of the Pedagogical-Didactic line of NOLAI (see, together with prof. Haelermans.
Eliane’s research focuses on individual variation in learning and learning problems and with a specific interest on how the use of ICT may foster learning. Her research has both a fundamental and an applied focus, with a strong societal relevance. She also (co-)developed games for educational use, focusing on emergent literacy, reading fluency, scientific thinking, and museum visits.

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