Lieven Verschaffel#

Lieven Verschaffel
Membership Number:2784
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM

Present and Previous Positions

  • 2000 Full professor, Educational Sciences, K.U.Leuven
  • 1997-2000 Extraordinary professor, Educational Sciences, K.U.Leuven
  • 2000 Research director, National Fund for Scientific Research
  • 1993-2000 Senior research associate, National Fund for Scientific Research
  • 1988-1994 Part-time associate professor, Educational Sciences, K.U.Leuven
  • 1994-1997 Part-time professor, Educational Sciences, K.U.Leuven
  • 1986-1993 Research associate, National Fund for Scientific Research
  • 1984-1986 Research fellow, National Fund for Scientific Research
  • 1979-1984 Junior research fellow, National Fund for Scientific Research

Fields of Scholarship
  • Teaching and learning of problem-solving and learning skills
  • Conceptual change
  • Metacognitive and affective aspects of learning
  • Computer-supported learning
  • Mathematics education

Honours and Awards
  • 1987 NCTM Research Award of the Advisory Committee of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in the U.S.
  • 2004 Prize for the best article in Pedagogische Studiën for the article "Development of a powerful learning environment for fostering reading comprehension in upper primary school pupils", written together with Erik De Corte and An Van de Ven.
  • 2004 Laureate of the “Special recognitions to distinguished Belgian scholars” by the World Cultural Council/Conceil Culturel Mondial, Université de Liège, Belgium.
  • 2009 Member of the Flemish Royal Academia for Sciences and Arts of Belgium.
  • 2010 Member of the Academia Europeae
  • 2013 Nomination for the EARLI Publication Award 2013

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