Jos Rikers

Sustainable community development: the impact of ICT and OER on educating social entrepreneurship

The Netherlands | PhD Candidate
Current: Open Universiteit
Previous: University of Twente
The 5 keywords that describe the topic of interest in my PhD:
 
Curriculum Design
ICT
OER
Competence based learning
Sustainable Development
Activity
01/01/2010 started my PhD
05/12/2014 will hopefully finnish my PhD
Supervisor: Prof. Fred Mulder
Promotor: Prof. Rietje van Dam-Mieras

My strong points are:
Oral
communication
Collaborative
working
Analysis & problem solving
Project Management & Organization
Self-Management & Work Habits
My weak points are:
Academic writing
 

Accomplished a literature review within the scope of my Phd (Currently working on it)
Defined a theoretical framework in my Phd
Has experience giving workshops
Experiments
1 is the number of experiments I have carried out so far in my PhD
Publications
Publications
Journals:
  • De Kraker, J. et al., 2012. Learning for sustainable regional development: towards learning networks 2.0? Journal of Cleaner Production, pp.1–9.
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Conferences:
  • Rikers, J.H.A.N. & Mulder, F., 2012. Classical and digital openness in a fascinating blend Two distinct Open Worlds. Future of ODL for the "Knowledge Society.", September 17, Seoul: e-ASEM,
  • Rikers J.H.A.N. & Pete, J. 2011. Open Educational Resources and how it fosters international cooperation. 1st East Africa UNESCO-UNITWIN OCW/OER Initiative Conference, July 6 2011, Limuru, Kenya.
  • Mulder, F. & Rikers, J.H.A.N. 2011. The UNESCO Chairs in Open Educational Resources: Objectives and intended Activities The OUNL UNESCO Chair in OER. OCWC Global 2011, 4-6 May 2011, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Background
Background
Education: MSc in Social Geography and Spatial Planning, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. I worked as an associate professor at University of Twente, School of Education, The Netherlands before joining Open Univesiteit in the Netherlands. I have held several positions in this university and am now a policy advisor.
Membership
Organizations
  • I am the manager of GO-GN