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mw. dr. T.M. (Tanja) Janssen


  • Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
    Programmagroep: Onderwijsleerprocessen en Onderwijsleerproblemen (O&O)
  • Bezoekadres
    REC-D
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 127  Amsterdam
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  15780
    1001 NG  Amsterdam
  • T.M.Janssen@uva.nl
    T: 0655402771

Profile

Tanja Janssen (1958) is a senior researcher at the Research Institute of Child Development and Education of the University of Amsterdam, and member of the Research Team  in Language, Literature and Arts Education. She specializes in literature teaching & learning and (creative) writing in the upper grades of secondary education. Besides, she tutors teachers-as-researchers in the NiME master Academisch Meesterschap.

Current projects

  • Improvement of the Teaching of Writing in Primary Education
  • Effects of creative writing on literary response
  • Teacher academic master "Academisch Meesterschap"


Groenendijk, T., Janssen, T., Rijlaarsdam, G. & Van den Bergh, H. (2011). The effect of observational learning on students' performance, processes, and motivation in two creative domains. British Journal of Educational Psychology,  DOI: 10.1111/j.2044-8279.2011.02052.x

Janssen, T., Braaksma, M., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2010). Reading and teaching short stories, based on process studies and experimental research. In D.Wyse, R.Andrews, & J.V. Hoffman (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of English, Language and Literacy Teaching (pp. 45-58). London/New York: Routledge.

Broekkamp, H., Janssen, T. & Van den Bergh, H. (2009). Is there a relationship between literary reading and creative writing? Journal of Creative Behavior , 43(4), 281-297.

Janssen, T. (2009). Literatuur leren lezen in dialoog. Lezervragen als hulpmiddel bij het leren interpreteren van korte verhalen. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, KohnstammKennisreeks.

Janssen, T., Braaksma, M. & Couzijn, M. (2009). Self-questioning in the literature classroom; Effects on students' interpretation and appreciation of short stories. L1 - Educational studies in Language and Literature, 9(1), 91-116.

Janssen, T., Braaksma, M. & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2006). Literary reading activities of good and weak students; A think aloud study. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 21(1), 35-52.

2016

  • Janssen, T. M., & Braaksma, M. A. H. (2016). Effects of creative writing on adolescent students’ literary response. In M. Burke, O. Fialho, & S. Zyngier (Eds.), Empirical stylistics: Scientific approaches to literature in learning environments. (pp. 193-212). (Linguistic Approaches to Literature). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [details]
  • Schrijvers, M. S. T., Janssen, T. M., Fialho, O., & Rijlaarsdam, G. C. W. (2016). The Impact of Literature Education on Students’ Perceptions of Self and Others: Exploring Personal and Social Learning Experiences in Relation to Teacher Approach. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature[details]
  • Nguyen, P. N. T., Janssen, T., Rijlaarsdam, G., & Admiraal, W. (2016). Effects of self-questioning on EFL students’ engagement in literary reading. C&E, Cultura y Educación, 28(4), 702-737. DOI: 10.1080/11356405.2016.1231759 [details] [PDF]

2014

  • Admiraal, W., Janssen, T., Huizenga, J., Kranenburg, F., Taconis, R., & Corda, A. (2014). E-assessment of student-teachers' competence as new teachers. TOJET, 13(4), 21-29. [details] [PDF]
  • Helman, L., Allen, K., Beach, R., Bigelow, M., Brodeur, K., Cushing-Leubner, J., ... Thein, A. (2014). Annotated bibliography of research in the teaching of English. Research in the Teaching of English, 49(2), 365-376. [details] [PDF]
  • Kniep, J., & Janssen, T. (2014). Effects of observational learning on students' use of and attitude towards reading and learning strategies. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 14. DOI: 10.17239/L1ESSL-2014.01.02 [details] [PDF]

2013

  • Groenendijk, T., Janssen, T., Rijlaarsdam, G., & van den Bergh, H. (2013). Learning to be creative. The effects of observational learning on students' design products and processes. Learning and Instruction, 28, 35-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.learninstruc.2013.05.001 [details]
  • Rijlaarsdam, G., Janssen, T., Braaksma, M., van Steendam, E., van den Branden, K., Couzijn, M., & Verheyden, L. (2013). Learning and instruction in writing. In C. A. Stone, E. R. Silliman, B. J. Ehren, & G. P. Wallach (Eds.), Handbook of language and literacy: development and disorders. - 2nd ed.. (pp. 545-566). New York: Guilford Press. [details] [PDF]
  • Helman, L., Allen, K., Beach, R., Bigelow, M., Brendler, B., Coffino, K., ... Stornaiuolo, A. (2013). Annotated bibliography of research in the teaching of English. Research in the Teaching of English, 48(2), AB1-AB60. [details]

2012

  • Janssen, T. M. (2012). Effects of creative writing on students’ literary response. In D. Alamargot, M. Castello, F. Ganier, O. Kruse, & M. Torrance (Eds.), Learning to write effectively: Current trends in European research. (pp. 269-273). Bedfordshire: Emerald Bookstore. [details]
  • Janssen, T., Pieper, I., & van de Ven, P. H. (2012). Interpretation and literary competences: empirical approaches to key concepts in literary education: editorial. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 12(spec. iss.), 1-4. DOI: DOI: 10.17239/L1ESLL-2012.01.06 [details] [PDF]
  • Janssen, T., Braaksma, M., Rijlaarsdam, G., & van den Bergh, H. (2012). Flexibility in reading literature. Differences between good and poor adolescent readers. Scientific Study of Literature, 2(1), 83-107. DOI: 10.1075/ssol.2.1.05jan [details] [PDF]
  • Rijlaarsdam, G., Janssen, T., Romein, P., Kappé, J., & Koffeman, A. (2012). Onderzoek op Academische Opleidingsscholen: een nieuw soort onderzoek. Pedagogische Studiën, 89(6), 381-384. [details] [PDF]
  • Rijlaarsdam, G., van den Bergh, H., Couzijn, M., Janssen, T., Braaksma, M., Tillema, M., ... Raedts, M. (2012). Writing. In K. R. Harris, S. Graham, & T. Urdan (Eds.), APA educational psychology handbook. - Vol. 3: Application to learning and teaching. (pp. 189-228). (APA handbooks in psychology). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. DOI: 10.1037/13275-000 [details]
  • Beach, R., Bigelow, M., Brendler, B., Coffino, K., Dillon, D., Frederick, A., ... Stornaiulo, A. (2012). Annotated bibliography of research in the teaching of English. Research in the Teaching of English, 47(2), AB1-AB101. [details]

2011

  • Groenendijk, T., Janssen, T. M., van den Bergh, H., & Rijlaarsdam, G. C. W. (2011). The effect of observational learning on students’ performance, processes and motivation in two creative domains. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 83(1), 3-28. DOI: 10.1111/j.2044-8279.2011.02052.x [details] [PDF]
  • Beach, R., Bigelow, M., Brendler, B., Dillon, D., Frederick, A., Gabrielli, M., ... Janssen, T. (2011). Annotated bibliography of research in the teaching of English. Research in the Teaching of English, 46(2), AB1-AB93. [details] [PDF]

2010

  • Janssen, T., Braaksma, M., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2010). Reading and teaching short stories, based on process studies and experimental research. In D. Wyse, R. Andrews, & J. Hoffman (Eds.), The Routledge international handbook of English, language and literacy teaching. (pp. 45-57). (Routledge international handbooks of education). London: Routledge. [details]
  • Beach, R., Brendler, B., Dillon, D., Dockter, J., Ernst, S., Frederick, A., ... Janssen, T. (2010). Annotated bibliography of research in the teaching of english. Research in the Teaching of English, 45(2). [details] [PDF]

2009

  • Broekkamp, H., Janssen, T., & van den Bergh, H. (2009). Is there a relationship between literature reading and creative writing? Journal of Creative Behavior, 43(4), 281-297. DOI: 10.1002/j.2162-6057.2009.tb01319.x [details]
  • Janssen, T., & Pieper, I. (2009). Empirical studies on verbal interaction and literary understanding: an annotated list of references. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 9(1), 117-137. [details] [PDF]
  • Janssen, T., & Pieper, I. (2009). Verbal interaction & literary understanding: introduction. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 9(1), 1-3. [details] [PDF]
  • Janssen, T., Braaksma, M., & Couzijn, M. (2009). Self-questioning in the literature classroom: effects on students’ interpretation and appreciation of short stories. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 9(1), 91-116. [details] [PDF]
  • Rijlaarsdam, G., Braaksma, M., Couzijn, M., Janssen, T., Kieft, M., Raedts, M., ... van den Bergh, H. (2009). The role of readers in writing development: writing students bringing their texts to the test. In R. Beard, D. Myhill, J. Riley, & M. Nystrand (Eds.), The Sage handbook of writing development. (pp. 436-452). London: Sage. [details] [PDF]
  • van den Bergh, H., Rijlaarsdam, G., Janssen, T., Braaksma, M., van Weijen, D., & Tillema, M. (2009). Process execution of writing and reading: considering text quality, learner and task characteristics. In M. C. Shelley, L. D. Yore, & B. Hand (Eds.), Quality research in literacy and science education: international perspectives and gold standards. (pp. 399-427). Dordrecht: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8427-0_20 [details]
  • Beach, R., Bigelow, M., Dillon, D., Dockter, J., Galda, L., Helman, L., ... Janssen, T. (2009). Annotated bibliography of research in the teaching of English. Research in the Teaching of English, 44(2), 210-241. [details] [PDF]

2008

  • Groenendijk, T., Janssen, T., Rijlaarsdam, G., & van den Bergh, H. (2008). How do secondary school students write poetry? How creative writing processes relate to final products. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 8(3), 57-80. [details] [PDF]
  • Rijlaarsdam, G., Braaksma, M., Couzijn, M., Janssen, T., Raedts, M., van Steendam, E., ... van den Bergh, H. (2008). Observation of peers in learning to write: practice and research. Journal of Writing Research, 1(1), 53-83. [details] [PDF]
  • Beach, R., Bigelow, M., Dillon, D., Dockter, J., Galda, L., Helman, L., ... Janssen, T. M. (2008). Annotated bibliography of research in the teaching of English. Research in the Teaching of English, 43(2), 188-236. [details]

2009

  • Admiraal, W. F., & Janssen, T. M. (2009). Onderwijsonderzoek en academisch docentschap. In M. Konijn, C. Mesman, & N. Bakker (Eds.), Professionals over leren en laten leren. Samengesteld ter gelegenheid van het congres ‘Leren en laten leren’ op 13 november 2009 te Amsterdam. (pp. 43-46). Amsterdam: Centrum voor Nascholing Amsterdam. [details]
  • Janssen, T. (2009). Literatuur leren lezen in dialoog: lezersvragen als hulpmiddel bij het leren interpreteren van korte verhalen. (Kohnstamm kennisreeks; No. 4). Amsterdam: Vossiuspers. [details] [PDF]
  • Janssen, T., & Braaksma, M. (2009). Vragen stellen in de literatuurles: een onderzoeksproject. In H. van Lierop-Debrauwer, & K. Ghonem-Woets (Eds.), Oordelen op maat: een kwestie van vraag en aanbod: bijdragen aan het gelijknamige symposium op 17 januari 2007. (pp. 111-123). Leidschendam: Biblion Uitgeverij. [details]

2016

  • Schrijvers, M. S. T., Janssen, T. M., & Rijlaarsdam, G. C. W. (2016). ‘Dat een boek kan veranderen hoe je naar de wereld kijkt.’ De impact van literatuuronderwijs op zelfinzicht en sociaal inzicht van bovenbouwleerlingen in havo en vwo. Levende Talen Tijdschrift, 17(1), 3-13. [details] [PDF]
  • van Drie, J. P., Groenendijk, T., Braaksma, M. A. H., & Janssen, T. M. (2016). Genrespecifiek schrijven in de mens- en maatschappijvakken: Negen lesontwerpen onderzocht. Amsterdam: Landelijk Expertisecentrum Mens- en Maatschappijvakken. [details]

2015

  • Braaksma, M., & Janssen, T. (2015). Vier effectieve schrijfdidactieken: Voortgezet of secundair onderwijs. Nederlandse Taalunie. [details] [PDF]
  • Janssen, T. (Author). (2015). Nederland leest in de klas: Korte verhalen lezen en interpreteren: docentenhandleiding. Stichting Lezen en Stichting Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek. [details] [PDF]
  • Janssen, T. (Author). (2015). Nederland leest in de klas: Korte verhalen lezen en interpreteren. Stichting Lezen en Stichting Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek. [details] [PDF]

2014

  • Janssen, T., Corda, A., & Admiraal, W. (2014). Non satis scire: weten is niet voldoende. Toetsen, beoordelen en toetsgestuurd leren in de universitaire lerarenopleidingen. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] [PDF]

2012

  • Stoop, A., van der Kuip, J., & Janssen, T. (2012). Dialogisch leesonderwijs in de klas. Levende Talen Tijdschrift, 13(3), 25-33. [details / files]

2011

  • Rijlaarsdam, G., Braaksma, M., Janssen, T., Groenendijk, T., & Toorenaar, A. (2011). Learning to write and writing to learn. Better : evidence-based education, 3(2), 14-15. [details] [PDF]
  • Kniep, J., & Janssen, T. (2011). Studerend lezen in 4-havo: hoe doen leerlingen dat? Levende Talen Tijdschrift, 12(1), 26-36. [details] [PDF]

2010

  • Janssen, T. (2010). De onderzoekende docent. In M. van Riessen (Ed.), Academisch werk in uitvoering: opleiden, onderzoek en onderwijs in de Academische Opleidingsschool Amsterdam. (pp. 35-58). (Kohnstamm Kennisreeks). Amsterdam: Vossiuspers. [details] [PDF]
  • Janssen, T., & van den Bergh, H. (2010). Het effect van creatief schrijven op het lezen van korte verhalen. Levende Talen Tijdschrift, 11(1), 3-15. [details]

2008

  • Groenendijk, T., Janssen, T., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2008). Hoe schrijven middelbare scholieren gedichten? Over de relatie tussen schrijfproces en de kwaliteit van het eindproduct. Levende Talen Tijdschrift, 9(1), 3-11. [details]

2011

  • Sienders, M., Schellings, G. L. M., van den Bongaardt, J. A. C., & Janssen, T. M. (2011). Teach what you preach; Differentiated professional development for differentiating instruction. Poster presented at. Poster session presented at Poster presented at the EAPRIL (European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning) Conference, . [details]

Andere

  • Schrijvers, M.S.T. (organiser), Janssen, T.M. (organiser) & , (organiser) (16-6-2016 - 17-6-2016): ARLE SIG Literature Education - PhD Symposium, Hosted at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).

Spreker

  • Admiraal, W.F. (speaker), Blom, S.V. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker) & ten Dam, G.T.M. (speaker) (28-9-2009): Complexity and imperfection of the Scholarship of Teaching in secondary education, Annual European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Wenen (Au).
  • Groenendijk, T. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker) & Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker) (23-6-2009): Observational learning in Cultural and Arts Education; Supporting students’ processes in two artistic domains: poetry and visual arts, 7th IAIMTE-conference, June 23-26, 2009, Toronto (Can).
  • Groenendijk, T. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker), Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker) & van den Bergh, H. (speaker) (25-8-2009): Observational learning in Cultural and Arts Education; Supporting students’ processes in two artistic domains: poetry and visual arts, 13th Biennial European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Fostering Communities of Learners, Amsterdam (NL).
  • Janssen, T.M. (speaker) & Braaksma, M.A.H. (speaker) (25-8-2009): Effects of self-questioning instruction on students’ interpretation and appreciation of short stories, 13th Biennial European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Fostering Communities of Learners, Amsterdam (NL).
  • Janssen, T.M. (speaker), , (speaker) & , (speaker) (23-6-2009): Interpretation - a key concept in literary education (Symposium), 7th IAIMTE-conference, June 23-26, 2009, Toronto (Can).
  • Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker), van den Bergh, H. (speaker), van Weijen, D. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker), Braaksma, M.A.H. (speaker) & , (speaker) (25-8-2009): Cognitive processes during writing processes and their relation with text quality, 13th Biennial European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Fostering Communities of Learners, Amsterdam (NL).
  • Braaksma, M.A.H. (speaker), Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker) & van den Bergh, H. (speaker) (22-2-2008): Writing hypertexts: Effects on writing and knowing, Writing Research Across the Borders, 3rd International Santa Barbara Conference on Writing Research, Santa Barbara (Ca, USA).
  • Groenendijk, T. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker) & Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker) (19-6-2008): Creative processes in motion: Students’ different approaches to creating a computer animation, 2e conferentie Onderzoek in Cultuureducatie van Cultuurnetwerk, Groningen (NL).
  • Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker), Braaksma, M.A.H. (speaker), Couzijn, M.J. (speaker), , (speaker), , (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker), … van den Bergh, H. (speaker) (17-11-2008): Inquiry as key activity in learning to write and writing to learn (Keynote), Norwegian Conference on Writing as fundamental skill in language education and other school subjects, Trondheim (NO).
  • Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker), Braaksma, M.A.H. (speaker), Kieft, M.H. (speaker), Couzijn, M.J. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker), , (speaker), … van den Bergh, H. (speaker) (22-2-2008): The yummy yummy case: Learning to write--Observing readers and writers (Keynote), Writing Research Across the Borders, 3rd International Santa Barbara Conference on Writing Research, Santa Barbara (Ca, USA).
  • Rijlaarsdam, G.C.W. (speaker), Braaksma, M.A.H. (speaker), Kieft, M.H. (speaker), Couzijn, M.J. (speaker), Janssen, T.M. (speaker), , (speaker), … van den Bergh, H. (speaker) (26-2-2008): What works in writing: writing processes and learning to write interventions, Presentation at University of Toronto, Toronto (Can).
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