Educational advisor and researcher
Educational support activities
As an ICLON-advisor Paul Wijdeveld (1953) supports academic education since 1987, both on the levels of teaching/the curriculum and of policy making and execution. His specialties are:
- evaluation of courses, programs etc.; curriculum organisation; quality assessment and visitation/accreditation
- evaluative research concerning effects of educational policy initiatives
- educational development congruent with neurocognitive learning theory
Contact person for the faculty of Law
In 1981 Paul Wijdeveld graduated cum laude from Utrecht University with the double major Theory and Methodology of Psychology and Differential Psychology with cognitive approaches as a main theme, and with minors in philosophical epistemology/formal logic and history of art. As a student he was a teaching assistant in experimental psychology, research assistant in psycholinguistics and assistant educational advisor.
After graduation he studied for a year at The Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York. Later on he taught cognitive psychology in the pedagogy programme of the University of Amsterdam. In 1993 he defended his dissertation Ludwig Wittgenstein, Architect (MIT Press 1994) at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam; occasionally he publishes on his own behalf within this domain.