Antoine A.J. van den Beemt


  • Assistant Professor, ESoE
  • 148 Citations
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Personal profile


I am interested in exploring how data of learning behavior can be used to support students’ learning processes and to improve learning materials

Research profile

Antoine van den Beemt is an assistant professor with the Eindhoven School of Educationworking as teacher educator and researcher in the domain of STEM-teacher professional developmentHe has extensive expertise in Educational Technology and networked learning. His current research focuses on innovative pedagogical approaches to blended and online learning, and the use of social learning analytics to improve learning processes. 

Academic background

Antoine van den Beemt studied Sociology at Tilburg University and graduated in 1994. The next year he received his MA from Maastricht University where he followed the European Master's course on Science, Society and Technology. From 1995 until 2005, he was teacher of Interaction Design and Game Design & Development at Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU). In 2006, he started his PhD research at Utrecht University. He obtained his doctorate in 2010 with his thesis 'Interactive media practices of young people: Origins, backgrounds, motives and patterns'. During these years he also was coordinator of the education in Communication & Media Design at Avans University of Applied Sciences (2004-2007), and course leader in Game Design and Technology at Fontys University of Applied Sciences (2007-2011). During the educational year 2011/2012 he was senior researcher in Learning with ICT at HAN University of Applied Sciences. From 2012 until 2014, he was assistant professor at the Open University of the Netherlands. In 2014, he was appointed as assistant professor at the Eindhoven School of Education of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). 

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Research Output 2009 2019

Analysing social learning of teacher-learning groups that aim at knowledge creation.

Vrieling, E., Wopereis, I., van den Beemt, A. A. J., de Laat, M. & Brand-Gruwel, F. L. J. M. S., 2019, Networked Professional Learning. Littlejohn, A., Jaldemark, J., Vrieling-Teunter, E. & Nijland, F. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 207-222 16 p. (Research in Networked Learning)

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

social learning
1 Citation (Scopus)
User interfaces

Facilitating social learning in teacher education: a case study

Vrieling, E., van den Beemt, A. & de Laat, M., 2019, In : Studies in Continuing Education. 41, 1, p. 76-93 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
social learning
student teacher
social behavior

Hoe is werkdruk gerelateerd aan motivatie voor en ondernemen van professioneel leren bij leraren?

Jansen in de Wal, J., Schuitema, J., van den Beemt, A., den Brok, P. & Martens, R. L., 2019, Onderwijs Research Dagen. Heerlen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Networked individualism and learning in organizations: an ego-network perspective on informal learning ties

Schreurs, B., van den Beemt, A., Moolenaar, N. & de Laat, M., 3 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Workplace Learning. 31, 2, p. 95-115 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

informal learning


Educational Pedagogy (GS)



Educational Pedagogy (GS)

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International Research Project

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Student theses

Didactische redeneringen van docenten die ten grondslag liggen aan het gebruik van ICT-toepassingen in de les

Author: Adams, M. & Groenen, B., 2016

Supervisor: de Putter - Smits, L. (Supervisor 1) & van den Beemt, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Laptop in de klas: onderzoek naar de inzet van laptop in de klas op het Stadscollege

Author: Starmans, K., 2016

Supervisor: van den Beemt, A. (Supervisor 1) & den Brok, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Learning in virtual reality: a quantitative study on the effects of immersion and interactivity on procedural training

Author: Augustijn, G., 31 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Haans, A. (Supervisor 1) & van den Beemt, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master