Nanda van der Stap has been conducting her doctoral research under the name 'Engaging Adult Learners with Online Content’ since January 2019. Since 2009, she has been a teacher-trainer for the English department of the HU, with specialisations in literature of different cultures and modern literature.
Nanda lived in England from the age of 16. Among other things, she worked as a Legal Executive at the law firm Michael Freeman & Co in London. After that she worked as a legal executive in various countries. Nanda obtained a bachelor’s degree in Education at the University of Applied Sciences Arnhem, a master’s degree in Education at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, and a master’s degree in English Law & Culture at Radboud University Nijmegen. She also obtained a bachelor's and master's in philosophy from Radboud University Nijmegen.
During her studies Nanda worked in secondary education and wrote a literature textbook (Shift) which was published at Nijgh Versluys. Together with her colleagues, she developed a course for the Archimedes Institute on the introduction of blended learning. She also wrote several articles about blended learning, for which she was awarded the 'best paper award' and the 'best keynote award'. Nanda is also a regular keynote speaker at ICSIT and a reviewer for the same organisation. Nanda has been a member of the Educational Board of the JSCI journal since 2018.
- Blended learning
- Modern Literature
- Professionalisation of lecturers