Monique Boekaerts

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials M.
Main position Emeritus Hoogleraar UL
Disciplines Educational theory
  Behavioural and educational sciences
Chair Leren en instructie
Domain Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
Membership Member
Since 2009
Member of Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
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Monique Boekaerts graduated in psychology from Reading University (UK) in 1974 and became a full professor in Educational Sciences at Nijmegen University 6 years later. In 1991 she transferred to Leiden University, where she held the chair of Learning an Instruction till 2011. As an emeritus professor, Boekaerts is still connected to the programme group Educational Science as a guest professor. Her main research interests are self-regulation, motivation, and emotion. She wrote several books and over 250 scientific articles on these topics and is the principal editor of the Handbook of Self-Regulation.