Maarten van Wesel

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Maarten van Wesel (born 7 March 1980) is a Dutch e-learning researcher, political blogger[1] and candidate for the Heerlen city council (for the Stadspartij Heerlen, a local party).

Education[edit]

After finishing high-school at the Bernardinus College in Heerlen, van Wesel obtained a Bachelor degree in ICT from Zuyd University and a Master degree in Infonomics from Maastricht University

Research[edit]

In a comparative research between paper based and electronic portfolios van Wesel & Prop showed the use of an electronic portfolio leads to better learning outcomes.,[2] while no difference between student perception of the portfolio was found [3]

Currently his work focuses on Cultural conventions and the Virtual Learning Environment [4] and large scale comparison of plagiarism detection tools [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Branko Eijsse (2011) Wordt Heilust Nederlands bekendste wijk? Dagblad De Limburger/Limburgs Dagblad, 19-1-2011
  2. ^ M. van Wesel & A. Prop (2008) The influence of Portfolio media on student perceptions and learning outcomes. Paper to be presented at the Student Mobility and ICT: Can E-LEARNING overcome barriers of Life-Long learning Conference, Maastricht (http://www.fdewb.unimaas.nl/EDUC/MASTER/Documents/Proceedings_S_ICT2008_Final.pdf#page=73)
  3. ^ Van Wesel, M., & Prop, A. (2008). Comparing students’ perceptions of paper-based and electronic portfolios. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 34 (3), 69 - 80
  4. ^ Van Wesel, M., ten Haaf, J. & Vesseur, A. , (2009). Cultural conventions and the Virtual Learning Environment. in Student Mobility and ICT: Dimensions of Transition , Brouwer, N., Giesbers, B., Rienties, B., Van Gastel, L., Editors. 2009, FEBA ERD Press: Maastricht. p. 283-288. Paper presented at the Student Mobility and ICT: Dimensions of Transition, 16–17 December, Amsterdam
  5. ^ Van Wesel, M., Vesseur, A. & ten Haaf, J. , (2009). Choosing the right tool for the job; how Maastricht University is selecting its new plagiarism detection tool. in Student Mobility and ICT: Dimensions of Transition , Brouwer, N., Giesbers, B., Rienties, B., Van Gastel, L., Editors. 2009, FEBA ERD Press: Maastricht. p. 86-91. Paper presented at the Student Mobility and ICT: Dimensions of Transition, 16–17 December, Amsterdam

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