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E.L. Zaal

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E.L. Zaal
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Academic experience 

09.2018 - 09-2020. Research Assistant in project: The Societal impact of an academic work-based learning  program. Work activities: Designing and implementing questionnaire/interview research. University of  Groningen, the Netherlands. Faculty of Science and Engineering. 

10.2018 - 02.2019. Lecturer in the bachelor’s course: Questionnaire & Interview Design (5 ECTS; with Dr. Y.P.  Ongena). University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Faculty of Arts. 

2.2017 - 07.2017. Student Assistant. Work activities: analyzing Motivational Interviewing data collected by a  dialogue system (Research project: Convincing Conversations, Prof. Dr. J.C.J. Hoeks). University of Groningen, the  Netherlands. Faculty of Arts. 

02.2017 - 07.2017. Student Assistant. Work activities: Supporting and administrative role in the bachelor’s  course: Case Study. (Dr. W. Vuijk & H. Padmos, MA). University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Faculty of Arts.

09.2016 - 12.2016. Research Internship as part of Research Master Linguistics. University of  Minnesota, U.S.A. Department of Health Communication. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. M. Yzer, & Prof. Dr. J.C.J. Hoeks.  

02.2016 - 07.2016. Student Assistant. Work activities: Supporting and administrative role in the master’s course:  Experimental Persuasive Research. (Prof. Dr. J.C.J. Hoeks). University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Faculty of  Arts. 

02.2016 - 07.2016. Student Assistant. Work activities: Conversation Analysis Research (Dr. M. Huiskes).  University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Faculty of Arts. 

10.2015 - 01.2016. EEG training & assisting EEG research (A. la Roi, MA). Research topic: Language Processing in  Older Adults. Cognitive Neuroscience Center (CNC) Groningen, the Netherlands.  

10.2015 - 01.2016. Student Assistant. Work activities: creating a Conversation Analysis Lexicon for bachelor students in the course: Conversation Analysis (Dr. M. huiskes, & H. Padmos, MA). University of Groningen, the  Netherlands. Faculty of Arts. 

Education 

09.2017 - 08.2018. Master Communication and Information Sciences: Computer Communication (Cum laude).  University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Thesis title: “Social Desirability Bias: Capturing the Construct and  Reducing its Impact.” Supervisor: Dr. Y.P. Ongena. 

09.2015 - 07.2018. Research Master Linguistics: Language and Cognition (Cum laude). University of Groningen,  the Netherlands. Thesis title: “Does Framing Matter? Positive and Negative Feedback in an Intervention  Promoting Sustainable Behavior.” Supervisor: Prof. Dr. J.C.J. Hoeks.

Selection of Master’s courses taken: Questionnaire Design; Experimental Persuasive Research; Social Influence;  Language, Brain & Cognition; Persuasive Health Communication; Human-Computer-Communication; Computer Mediated-Communication; Basic Statistics for Linguists; Linguistic Theory; Designing your Research Project. 

05.2016. Participant EMLAR XII Conference. Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research. Utrecht  University, the Netherlands. 

01.2016. Participant LOT Winter School. Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics (Landelijke Onderzoekschool  Taalwetenschap). University of Tilburg, the Netherlands.  

09.2012-07.2015. Bachelor Communication and Information Sciences. University of Groningen, the Netherlands.  Thesis title: "Automatic and controlled processes in pragmatic meaning making of indirect utterances." Supervisor: Dr. Bax, M. Minor: Media and Journalism Studies

Last modified:08 December 2020 2.13 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands