Overview of past and present PhD-research

  • Tailoring education and care to talents of youth: a participative design research regarding the fostering of high quality motivation, wellbeing and academic achievement in high ability students (current – Katelijne Barbier)
  • The identification of  student profiles before entering higher education based on study choice processes and non-cognitive factors and the relationship with study paths in higher education (current - Lien Demulder)
  • Who succeeds in the first-year of higher education? A longitudinal study on the impact of prior achievement, academic self-concept and self-regulation (current- Jonas Willems)
  • Reading to learn: an in-depth look into how students learn from academic texts using eye-tracking (current – Margot Chauliac)  
  • Teachers’ practices in education for sustainable development teaching (current – Eleni Sinakou)
  • Investigating the validity of comparative judgement (current – Tine van Daal)
  • Unravelling medical specialists' self-regulated learning in the clinical environment (PhD - Katrien Cuyvers, 2019)
  • "Yes, I can! Can I?" At the heart of self-efficacy for negotiating in role-play simulations of political decision-making (PhD - Dorothy Duchatelet, 2019)
  • Beyond a mere rank order: the method, the reliability and the efficiency of comparative judgement (PhD – San Verhavert, 2018)
  • The validity of comparative judgment for assessing text quality: an assessor’s perspective (PhD – Marije Lesterhuis, 2018)
  • How students learn: bridging online and offline measures (PhD- Leen Catrysse, 2018)
  • Learning conceptions in the transition between primary and secondary education (PhD – Eric Robbers, 2017)
  • Subtitled television series inside the EFL classroom: long-term effects upon colloquial language learning and oral production (PhD – Anca Frumuselu, 2016)
  • Change in learning strategies during and after the transition to higher education: the impact of statistical choices on growth trend estimates (PhD – Liesje Coertjens, 2014)
  • Patterns in student learning : exploring a person-oriented and a longitudinal research perspective (PhD - Gert Vanthournout, 2011)