Dr. Koos Winnips is advisor ICT and Education at University of Groningen with a particular interest in innovation of electronic learning environments, and support of lecturers. Previously, he has worked at the University of Twente in the Netherlands and at Glasgow Caledonian University. He was a researcher, lecturer and later advisor of ICT in Education. In research he focused on finding ways for efficient support of learning online (scaffolding). As an advisor his main focus is on supporting innovation in university teaching and learning. Current projects include using wikiÃ¢Â€Â™s in education, research driven education and interaction in large lectures using smartphones. He has sourced funding and been project manager for a number of innovation projects, covering topics in mathematics remediation, open source, streaming lecture recordings, and action learning.
Currently organizing the ECEL2012 conference: Beyond the gadget (http://academic-conferences.org/ecel/ecel2012/ecel12-home.htm)