Jeroen van Merriënboer
Jeroen J.G. van Merriënboer is Professor of Learning and Instruction at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, where he is Research Director of the Graduate School of Health Professions Education (SHE). He also holds honorary positions at the University of Bergen in Norway and the Open University of the Netherlands. He has published over 300 journal articles and book chapters in the areas of learning and instruction and medical education.
Paul A. Kirschner is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Educational Psychology at the Open University of the Netherlands, as well as Visiting Professor of Education with a special emphasis on Learning and Instruction in Teacher Education at the University of Oulu, Finland. He has published more than 300 journal articles, books, and book chapters in the areas of learning, instruction, and collaborative learning.
Liesbeth Kester is full professor Educational Sciences at Utrecht University (UU). She is chair of the UU division Education and director of the academic master Educational Sciences of the UU. She is also member of the board of the Dutch Interuniversity Centre for Educational Research (ICO). Her expertise includes instructional design, multimedia learning, hypermedia learning, personalized learning, and learning, and designing and developing flexible learning environments (including game-based learning environments).
Iwan Wopereis is a senior lecturer at the Expertise Centre for Education and Professional development (ECOP) of the Open Universiteit. At ECOP he teaches courses on instructional design and synchronous online education (i.e., the virtual classroom). Iwan has given various workshops on the 4C/ID-model in secondary vocational education (MBO) and higher education (HBO/WO). In addition to teaching, he researches subjects related to instructional design, information literacy, and creativity.
Wendy Kicken is an educational psychologist with great interest in instructional design and more specifically the 4C/ID model. Currently she works as a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University. Her expertise is related to helping teachers to translate the theoretical 4C/ID principles into practical steps to implement the model in practice. Wendy has given various workshops and trainings and worked as a consultant at schools for vocational education and training (MBO) and higher education (HBO)
Jimmy Frerejean is a researcher at the School of Health Professions Education at Maastricht University. During his PhD, he researched instructional design approaches for teaching information literacy skills using the 4C/ID model at the Open University of the Netherlands. At Maastricht University, Jimmy works extensively with the 4C/ID model in several projects, such as developing a teacher training program for differentiation skills (i.e., the MATCH project), developing a toolbox with educational materials for palliative care (i.e., the Pasemeco project), and by developing two online courses at the School of Health Professions Education.