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    5037 AB Tilburg



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Research interests

My research is aimed at different aspects of learning. I have been working on computer-supported collaborative learning and the role of visual representations in argumentation-based learning. My current research interests are Diagram design and the Role of conceptual metaphors and gestalt principles in constructing and understanding representations. My research is part of the TICC program, see


2016 - now: Director of Studies University Teacher Education (ULT)

2006 - now: Assistant Professor 
Tilburg School of Humanities, Tilburg center of Cognition and Communication (TiCC)
Tilburg University, The Netherlands

2000-2005: Researcher
Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Educational Sciences
Utrecht University, The Netherlands

1998-2000: Educational specialist
FSR Opleidingsgroep
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Current courses

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  • Education
  • Educational And Training Psychology
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Visual Cognition
  • Reasoning
  • Ict In Education
  • Interaction And Communication Skills
  • Visual Communication

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Research Output

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  • How number and size of text boxes in argument diagrams affect opinions

    van Amelsvoort, M. & Schilperoord, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Learning and Instruction. 57, p. 57-70

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