Stan van Ginkel

Dr. Stan van Ginkel is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht in The Netherlands. Ongoing research includes the impact of virtual learning environments on the development of students’ communication competencies in higher education.

After his work for Utrecht University and Wageningen UR, he currently advices UNESCO about the effective use of Artificial Intelligence to solve the global teacher shortage. Ongoing research includes the impact of VR on developing students’ communication competencies. Findings from these studies are used to optimize personalized learning environments.

Fields of expertise

  • Academic and communication competencies
  • Educational Technology, Virtual Reality
  • Honours programmes



    • Research groups: Communication in Digital Transition, Digital Ethics
    • 1 August 2023 - 1 September 2025
    Care for Sexuality

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