Marije’s background is in design. She has practised in the field of interaction design for over 15 years for a wide range of commercial industries as well as non-profit cultural and governmental organisations. Marije is an experienced lecturer at the Communication & Multimedia Design department at AUAS.
Currently she is working on her PhD research on the role of social technologies in learning through reflecting together on collaboratively created photo collections. This process, which she names Digital Shared Photo Elicitation, focuses on exploring and discussing personal values and identity of students and is driven by the speculation that technology has more to offer than merely enhancing efficiency in learning.