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Brok, Perry den

Perry den Brok (1973) obtained his Ph.D. at Utrecht University on a dissertation entitled ‘Teaching and student outcomes’ (2001), investigating students’ perceptions of their teachers in relation to student outcomes in Physics and English as a Foreign Language. Perry is currently research director and full professor at the Eindhoven School of Education. His chair concerns the link between educational science and science education in teacher education. Perry worked as research associate on a project related to diversity in the classroom at the department of Multicultural and Multilingual Education of the Graduate School of Education, George Mason University, Fairfax (Virginia), USA (2003) and was visiting scholar at the Science and Mathematics Education Centre (SMEC), Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia (2003). His research interests concern topics such as teacher-student interpersonal behavior, student perceptions of the learning environment and the teacher (including how factors such as ethnicity, culture and gender affect these perceptions), diversity in education, science education and science teacher education. Perry is European editor of the Learning Environments Research journal (published by Springer) and chair of the special interest group ‘learning environments’ of the American Educational Research Association.

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