Hello, my name is Jacobijn Sandberg. I am a lecturer and researcher at the University of Amsterdam. My main research area is technology-enhanced learning.
My PhD The learner in the center (1994) addresses the way in which cognitive tools can enrich the learners’ experience. I worked on a number of education-related European projects (EAST, LEAST, HUMAN, CREDIT). Besides educational technology I am interested in web technology, social media, affective computing and mobile systems.
My current reserach project is Learning English on the mobile. The project is funded by the Dutch organisation for innovation in education Kennisnet and is a collaboration beteen the University of Amsterdam and EarlyBird.
As a lecturer I teach at both bachelor and master level. My courses are in the areas of human-computer studies, research methods and advanced knowledge-based systems.
Besides lecturing and researching I am managing director of the Bachelor Informatiekunde (Information Studies) of the University of Amsterdam. In this role I am responsible for inplementation of the qualiity assurance programme, development of learning trajectories, experimentation with innovative didactics, and the bachelors day-to-day business.