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Professor VICTOR VAN DAAL

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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

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Research Output 1990 2019

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., 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, p. 259-296 37 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

multimedia
video
literacy
instruction
learning

Raising children’s self-efficacy through parental involvement in homework

Williams, K., Swift, J., Williams, H. & Van Daal, V., 26 Jun 2017, In : Educational Research. 59, 3, p. 316-334

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

homework
self-efficacy
parents
mathematics
learning
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Raising children’s self-efficacy through parental involvement in homework

Williams, K., Swift, J., Williams, H. & Van Daal, V., 26 Jun 2017, In : Educational Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
homework
self-efficacy
parents
mathematics
learning
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First And Second Language Learnability Explained by Orthographic Depth And Orthographic Learning: A 'Natural' Scandinavian Experiment.

Van Daal, V. & Wass, M., 29 Nov 2016, In : Scientific Studies of Reading. 21, 1, p. 46-59

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
orthography
Aptitude
Language
Learning
Vocabulary

Can educational practice be based on single-subject designs?

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
educational practice