Vitaliy Popov

Postdoctoral Researcher

  • PhD, Wageningen University & Research Center, Educational Technology
  • MS, Moscow State University of Agricultural Engineering, Educational Sciences
  • BS, Moscow State University of Agricultural Engineering, Educational and Learning Sciences

Vitaliy Popov is a Post-Doctoral Research Scholar at the Mobile Technology Learning Center. Vitaliy completed his Ph.D. in Educational Technology at the Education and Competence Studies Group, Wageningen University & Research Center, in the Netherlands. For his dissertation, Vitaliy explored the processes that promote intercultural collaborative learning by implementing digital tools in online learning environments for university students. Vitaliy designed and implemented studies described in his dissertation in which over 500 students from more than 55 countries worked together with the help of collaborative technologies. As a Ph.D. candidate at Wageningen University & Research Center, Vitaliy supervised undergraduate and graduate students, taught an intercultural communication skills course and assisted international blended learning projects. In 2011 he worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan, School of Information. Since 2012 he has worked as a consultant for the Global STEM Education Center in Boston, MA. Over the past six years, Vitaliy has presented several papers at international conferences such as, “American Educational Research Association” and the “International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning” and published articles in international peer-reviewed scientific journals such as, Computers in Human Behavior; The Internet and Higher Education; Technology, Pedagogy and Education; International Journal of Intercultural Relations. Vitaliy’s areas of interest include: computer supported collaborative learning, mobile learning, learning sciences, learning analytics, and technology-enhanced learning across cultures.

Recent Publications:

Popov, V., Noroozi, O., Barrett, J., Biemans, H. J. A., Teasley, S. D., Slof, B., & Mulder, M. (2014). Perceptions and Experiences of, and Outcomes for, University Students in Culturally Diversified Dyads in a Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environment. Computers in Human Behavior, 32, 186-200. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2013.12.008

Popov, V., Biemans, H. J. A., Kuznetsov, A., & Mulder, M. (2014). Use of an Interculturally Enriched Collaboration Script in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning in Higher Education. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 23(3), 349- 374. .doi: 10.1080/1475939X.2014.945474

Popov, V., Brinkman, D, & Van Oudenhoven, J.P. (accepted). Becoming Globally Competent through Global Student Mobility. In M. Mulder & J. Winterton (Eds.), Competence-Based Vocational and Professional Education. Bridging the World of Work and Education. New York: Springer

Lans, T., Oganisjana, K., Täks, M., & Popov, V. (2013). Learning for Entrepreneurship in Heterogeneous Groups: Experiences From an International, Interdisciplinary Higher Education Student Programme. Trames- Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 17(67/62), 4, 383–399. doi: 10.3176/tr.2013.4.05

Popov, V., Biemans, H. J. A., Brinkman, D., Kuznetsov, A., & Mulder, M. (2013). Facilitation of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning in Mixed- versus Same-Culture Dyads: Does a Collaboration Script Help? The Internet and Higher Education, 19, 36-48. doi: 10.1016/j. iheduc.2013.08.002

Popov, V., Brinkman, D., Biemans, H. J. A., Mulder, M., Kuznetsov, A., & Noroozi, O. (2012). Multicultural student group work in higher education: An explorative case study on challenges as perceived by students. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36(2), 302-317. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2011.09.004

Noroozi, O., Biemans, H. J. A., Busstra, M. C., Mulder, M., Popov, V., & Chizari, M. (2012). Effects of the Drewlite CSCL platform on students’ learning outcomes. In A. Juan, T. Daradoumis, M. Roca, S. E. Grasman, & J. Faulin (Eds.), Collaborative and distributed E-research: Innovations in technologies, strategies and applications (pp. 276-289). IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-46660-125-3