Nadira Saab studied Educational and Developmental Psychology at Leiden University. She received her PhD from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University, from 2007 to 2014. Saab works at ICLON since 2014 as an Assistant Professor and in addition she offers online courses Academic writing and Business writing which she also develops. At ICLON she teaches Adolescent Psychology to teacher students.
Her research focuses on computer supported learning, innovative learning environments, motivation, formative assessment and collaborative learning. Examples of recent research projects are:
- a meta-analysis of the effects of computer supported collaborative learning
- a meta-analysis of the effects of videoconferencing
- the use of videoconferencing to let chronical ill children participate in lessons at school from a distance
- the use of weblectures in higher education
- the professional development of teachers at international schools
Saab currently supervises 8 PhD students doing research on different subjects, such as study success in higher education, reading strategies of early readers, collaborative learning and empathy, Curriculum Based Measurement and online learning environments.
- Advies- en Onderzoeksbureau en Aanbieden van online trainingen, Academisch schrijven, Academic Writi