Eveline Boers-Visker | Researcher | Deaf Studies

Eveline Boers-Visker


Eveline Boers-Visker MEd (1977) has been a researcher for the Research group Deaf Studies since 2008, where she is conducting her doctoral research. Her research consists of three sub-studies, aimed at acquiring skills related to the use of space by adults learning Dutch sign language as a foreign language.

Eveline has been working as a lecturer at the Institute for Sign Language & Deaf Studies since 2001. She had previously completed the Dutch Sign Language Teacher (NGT) programme, after which she received a degree as Dutch Sign Language Interpreter (Tolk NGT) in 2005. In 2008 she graduated with distinction for the master’s degree programme in Dutch Sign Language Teacher.

Fields of expertise

  • Didactics of Dutch Sign Language
  • Acquisition of Dutch Sign Language
  • Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

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