Dr. P.A.M. Kommers, Piet

Associate Professor



Cubicus, C230



053 – 489 3576

053 – 489 3299 (secretary)



053 – 489 4259





Personal webpage



Social Networks

LinkedIn,  Facebook, Hyves, Plaxo, Naymz

Piet Kommers in the WWW Network


The Silk Road Initiative

Inderscience Journals


Int Journal of Continuous Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning


Int Journal of Web-Based Communities

IADIS Conferences


Web-Based Communities




Visual Communication

Ongoing Courses

Master Studies of Media Communication and Organisation

Keynote Speeches


Information and communication technologies in education process: Rožnov pod Radhoštěm. 15. 9. – 17. 9. 2009


The 2009 World Congress on ICT for Development, WCID’09, held Sept. 10-12, 2009 in Beijing


ETC 2009 Conference Hacettepe University in Ankara; may 6-8 2009


Mobile and virtual presence in the learning community; dec 2008 Ascilite, Melbourne


Learning amongst the Young Generation in the new University; sept 2007, Hamburg


WEBIST 2006 Conference, Setubal, Portugal, april 11-13, 2006 


WBE2006 Conference, jan 23-25, 2006, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Ongoing and Recent Projects


Study on the Social Impact of ICT (CPP N°55A – SMART N°2007/0068)


Student Projects in the Course "Designing New Media Applications"


Acculturation Project and its underlying Project Plan


Videos for the Surf Acculturation Project


Atlantis - Fipse EU/US Project on International Higher Education


EU Grundtvig Piazza Natura Project


Doctor - Patient Communication

Selection of Publications 


Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, oktober 08). "Co-Teaching in Communities of Practice". University of Aveiro, Lecture for the Department of Science Education.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, september 24). "Dynamic Roles in the Networked Society". Curtin University Perth, Australia, Lecture for the Evening Colloqium "Implementing the Strategy"on how would multinationals build their capabilities?.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, mei 10). "Dynamics in Corporate Social Media". Konya, Turkey, Lecture for the Assembly of the International Marketing Academy Associations.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, oktober 15). "E-learning for Societal Needs". Katowice, Poland, Inaugural Keynote Speaker for the 2012 International Scientific Conference "Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Distance Learning".

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, maart 10). "E-Services: From Instrumental to Culture Switch". Berlin, Germany, Opening Speech for the IADIS International Conference "e-Society 2012".

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, mei 09). "Effects of Social Media on Learning and Future Trends". Konya, Turkey, Lecture for KTO Karatay University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in the Symposium "Affects of Social Media on Learning and The Future Trends".

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, november 28). "Enabling Social Innovation". Perth, Australia, Opening Speech at the IADIS International Conference on Internet Technologies & Society 2012.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, september 14). "Episodic supplanting Epistemic: The Web as Social Awareness?". Perth, Australia, Lecture for Curtin Corner (JCIPP) University of Perth.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, juli 21). "Extrapolated Trends in Social Media". Lisbon, Portugal, Final Prospects in the Conference Web Based Communities and Social Media.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, november 29). "Intrinsic Motivations for International Higher Education". Perth, Australia, IADIS International Conference on International Higher Education 2012.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, april 24). "Learning at the Scale of ICT and International Endeavour". Antwerp, Belgium, Lecture for the Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, augustus 01). "Learning in Social Context". Johannesburg, South Africa, Keynote Lecture for the 2012 Elearning Update.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, mei 02). "Learning in the Networked Society". Bayburt, Turkey, Keynote Lecture for the International Dynamic, Explorative, and Active Learning (IDEAL) Conference.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, augustus 06). "Problem-based Learning and Institutional Strategies". Potchefstroom, South Africa, Invited Lecture for the University of Potchefstroom.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, oktober 09). "Retrogade Education for Creative Citizenship". Busan, Guest Lecture for the  Kyungsung University.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, oktober 16). "Social Media as a Trigger for Self Awareness". Florence, Italy, Lecture at the kick-off meeting of the Grundtvig Project "Feeling Younger by getting Older".

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, september 26). "Social Media for Evolutionary Education". Curtin University Perth, Australia, Lecture for the Staff of Curtin Business School.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, maart 20). "Social Media for Managing in the Network Society". University of Economics, Prague, Seminar in the EU Erasmus Framework for the Department of Managerial Psychology and Sociology.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, juli 19). "Social Media for Web-based Communities". Lisbon, Portugal, Opening Speech for the IADIS International Conference Web Based Communities and Social Media.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, augustus 14). "Societal Media in Post Apartheid". East London, Press Dispute for Walter Sisulu University.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, oktober 06). "Spatial Explorations through 3D Immersions: Designing the Conceptual Unknown". Seoul, South Korea, Keynote Speech for 2012 ITCCCE Conference Duksung University.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, oktober 17). "Unplanned Learning in the Networked Society". Aksaray, Turkey, Keynote Lecture for the International Higher Education Symposium European Higher Education Network and Turkey's Trends.

Kommers, P.A.M. (2012, januari 01). Social media for in-service training of teachers. Gazimagusa, North Cyprus, 3rd International Conference on Educational Sciences.