Dr Rob Nadolski - Open Universiteit



Dr Rob Nadolski


Faculteit Psychologie en onderwijswetenschappen (Welten-instituut)




Expertise, onderzoek en publicaties


Design and project management of e-learning applications for acquiring complex cognitive skills as well as research on such applications (i.e., immersive learning, contextualized learning, serious games) within Higher Education with a focus on improving (embedded) learner support. Co-design of VLE's/PLE’s using e-learning standards and participation in dissemination and further development of such standards.


Learner support and assessment in serious games


·         Nadolski, R.J., Hummel, H.G.K., Slootmaker, A., & van der Vegt, W. (2012). Exploring architectures for swift and easy development of multi-user immersive learning scenarios. Simulations & Gaming,43(6), 825-852.

·         Nadolski, R.J., Van den Berg, B., Berlanga, A.J., Drachsler, H., Hummel, H.G.K., Koper, R., & Sloep, P.B. (2009). Simulating Light-Weight Personalised Recommender Systems in Learning Networks: A Case for Pedagogy-Oriented and Rating-Based Hybrid Recommendation Strategies. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 12(1)4 <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/12/1/4.html

·         Nadolski, R.J., Hummel, H.G.K., Van den Brink, H.J, Hoefakker, R., Slootmaker, A., Kurvers, H., & Storm, J. (2008). EMERGO: methodology and toolkit for efficient development of serious games in higher education. Simulations & Gaming, 39(3), 338-352.

·         Nadolski, R. J., Kirschner, P. A., & van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (2006). Process support in learning tasks for acquiring complex cognitive skills in the domain of law. Learning and Instruction, 16, 266-278.


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