Kigali/Amsterdam

Home

 

Social engineers

  

Programmes

 

Articles

 

About us

 

Contact

 

Stillare logo
Jeroen de Jonge - Partner Stillare
Agnes Dinkelman - Founder Stillare
Tammo Oegema - Partner Stillare
Ineke van Winden - Partner Stillare
Piet Kommers - Partner Stillare
Douwe Jan Joustra - Partner Stillare
Kria Djoyoadhiningrat - Partner Stillare
Hans de Kruijf - Partner Stillare
Stef Schreuder - Partner Stillare
Max van der Sleen - Partner Stillare

Piet Kommers is partnering Stillare in the Placemaking: Cities in Green programme and in the Slum Architecture programme. Piet Kommers

 

Piet Kommers is an early pioneer in media for cognitive- and social support. His doctoral research explored methods for hypertext and concept mapping in learning. Since 1982 he developed educational technology as an engineering approach for learning and teaching. His main thesis is that technology is catalytic for human ambition and awareness. His main function is associate professor in the University in Twente, The Netherlands and adjunct/visiting professor in various countries. He taught more than fifteen bachelor-, master- and PhD courses and supervised more than 30 PhD students.

He instigated and coordinated the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Cognitive Technologies in 1990 and a large series of Joint European Research Projects in: authoring multimedia, web-based learning, teacher education, virtual 3d worlds, constructivist learning, social media, web-based communities and international student exchange.

UNESCO awarded his work in ICT for Education in Eastern Europe with the title of Honorary Professor. The Capital Normal University in Beijing awarded his work with the title of Honorary Doctor. He is member of advisory boards in ministries of education and academia of sciences in Singapore, Finland and Russia.

Piet Kommers is the initiator of the international journal for web-based communities and overall chair of the IADIS conferences on societal applications of ICT. Since the late nineties he gave more than 40 invited and keynote lectures at main conferences in the fields of education, media and communication.

His books and journal articles address the social and intellectual transformations at each transition from "traditional" into the "new" media. Instead of regarding media as extrapolating, supplanting, vicarious or even disruptive, Piet's view is that new media elicit and seduce both individuals and organizations to reconsider human nature and challenge existential awareness at that very moment.

 

Contact: pietkommers@stillare.com

Website Piet Kommers

 

About Piet Kommers - partner Stillare