SALTISE Renowned Scholars Series
Paul A. Kirschner, dr.h.c. (1951) is Emeritus Professor Educational Psychology at the Open Universiteit (Netherlands), Guest Professor at the Thomas More University of Applied Science (Belgium), honorary doctor at the University of Oulu (Finland) and owner of kirschner-ED. He is Research Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, the International Society of the Learning Sciences, and Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Science. He has published ±400 articles on learning and instructional design and is a prolific translator of educational research for teacher use. His most recent books are: How Learning Happens: Seminal Works in Educational Psychology and What They Mean in Practice, How Teaching Happens: Seminal Works in Teaching and Teacher Effectiveness and What They Mean in Practice, Evidence Informed Learning Design, and More Urban Myths about Learning and Education: Challenging Eduquacks, Extraordinary Claims, and Alternative Facts.