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Professor VICTOR VAN DAAL

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    Within the following areas: typical and atypical development of reading and arithmetic, second language learning, multimedia and literacy learning, international comparative studies on reading comprehension and mathematics, and methodology and statistics for the social sciences.

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    1990 …2019

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    Biography

    Victor became the Director of the Centre for Literacy and Numeracy Research (CLNR) and Professor of Education at Edge Hill University in March 2013, after having worked as a Professor of Special Education at the Reading Centre at Stavanger University, Norway. Before moving to Norway in 2005, he was a Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Dyslexia Unit at the University of Wales, Bangor (1999-2004). Victor studied Cognitive Psychology at the University of Amsterdam (MA in 1981) and obtained his PhD from the Free University in Amsterdam (1993). From 1993 to 1999 Victor worked as a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer at both universities in Amsterdam. Victor’s research interests include typical and atypical development of reading and arithmetic, second language learning, multimedia and literacy learning, international comparative studies on reading comprehension and mathematics, and methodology and statistics for the social sciences. His work was returned in the REF 2014 for EHU.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Psychology and Pedagogy, PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

    Award Date: 4 Mar 1993

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    A meta-analysis of multimedia applications: How effective are interventions with e-Books, Computer-Assisted Instruction and TV/Video on literacy learning?

    VAN DAAL, VICTOR. H. P., Miglis Sandvik, J. & Adèr, H., 5 Aug 2019, Reading in the digital age: Young children's experience with E-books.. Kim, J. E. & Hassinger-Das, B. (eds.). Springer Nature Switzerland AG, p. 259-296 37 p.

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    Can educational practice be based on single-subject designs?

    Van Daal, V. H. P., 10 Mar 2015, In : British Journal of Special Education. 42, 1, p. 6-10

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    Markers of success: A study of twins' instructed second language acquisition

    Antón-Méndez, I., Ellis, E. M., Coventry, W., Byrne, B. & Van Daal, V. H. P., 28 Aug 2015, In : Learning and Individual Differences. 42, p. 44-52

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