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13th Active Learning in Engineering Education Workshop (ALE)

International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education (PAEE)

5th International Research Symposium on PBL (IRSPBL)

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Dr. Erik de Graaff

de GraaffErik de Graaff is trained as psychologist and holds a PhD in social sciences. He has been working with Problem Based learning (PBL) in Maastricht from 1979 till 1980. In 1994 he was appointed as associate professor in the field of educational innovation at the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology. Dr. de Graaff has been a visiting professor at the University of Newcastle, Australia in 1995 and a guest professor at Aalborg University in Denmark. The collaboration with Aalborg University led to an appointment as full professor at the department of Development and Planning in 2011. Dr. de Graaff is recognized as an international expert on PBL. He contributed to the promotion of knowledge and understanding of higher engineering education with numerous publications and through participation in professional organizations like SEFI, IFEES and ALE. He has published over 200 articles and papers and he has presented more than 70 keynotes and invited lectures on various topics related to PBL in higher education, like Working with PBL, Management of change, Assessment and evaluation, Methods of applied research and Collaboration between university and industry. Since January 2008 he is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Engineering Education.

Important dates:

Abstract submission

January 16, 2015:
Abstract notification

March 6, 2015:
Deadline for full paper

April 24, 2015:
Notification of acceptance

May 15, 2015:
Final paper submission