Alieke van Dijk (Amersfoort, 1987) started to study Sociology (BSc) at Groningen University in 2005. After finishing her bachelor, she continued with Psychology at the University of Twente in 2008. For her master’s thesis, she examined the role of working preference in scripted collaborative drawing in elementary education. In 2010, she started working at the section Instructional Technology at the University of Twente. After one year working as junior research in the European project SCY, she started a PhD-project at the same section. In 2015, she went to Saxion University of Applied Sciences, working on projects concerning self-regulation, citizenship education, and Dalton education. In December 2017, she received her doctor’s degree by the defense of her thesis called “Learning together in mixed-ability elementary classrooms”. Currently, she is working as a lecturer in Psychology in Learning & Instruction at the University of Twente.


  • Psychology

    • Groups
    • Children
    • Abilities
    • Drawings
  • Computer Science

    • Education
    • Learning Experiences
  • Social Sciences

    • Ability
    • Learning



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