Dr. Harry van der Kaap

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Lecturer of Research Methods and Statistics




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Harry van der Kaap

Cubicus B-312

General information

Harry van der Kaap (1959) is assistant professor at the department of Political Science and Research Methods (POLMT) at the University of Twente.

He studied Sociology with a major in Research methods of the social sciences and Statistics at the University of Groningen (RUG). After his study in 1986 he worked till 1991 at the faculty of Public Administration at the University of Twente. From 1992 till 2001 he was a lecturer at the school for Journalism and Communication at the Windesheim (School for Professional Education in Zwolle), teaching Research and Sociology. During the years 1992 till 1997 he also worked as part-time lecturer at the Bestuursacademie Oost-Nederland (in association with the Open University).

From 2001 he is working for the Faculty of Behavioural, Management & Social Sciences at the University of Twente, where he defended his dissertation Political representation and local democracy in 2006.


Egbert de Weert and Harry van der Kaap (2014), Zo ontevreden zijn we niet. In TH&MA, Tijdschrift voor Hoger onderwijs & Management. 2014-3, pp. 13-18. ISSN 1380-7110.

Egbert de Weert and Harry van der Kaap (2013), The Changing Balance of Teaching and Research in the Dutch Binary Higher Education System, ch. 7 in Teaching and Research in Contemporary Higher Education, by Shin, Arimoto, Cummings and Teichler (eds.). pp. 113-133. http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-94-007-6830-7/page/1#

Ruel, H.J.M., Kaap, H. van der (2012). E-HRM and value creation. Does organizational context matter? German Journal of Research in Human Resource Management 26(3), 260-281. http://www.zfp-personalforschung.de/pmwiki.php

Teaching 2007-2008

- 153004 Statistiek I (Ba1, K2)

- 153043 Statistische Technieken (Ba2, K3)

- 196055 Data-analysis and Measurement 1 (Pre-maser, K1+K3)

- 196056 Data-analysis and Measurement 2 (Pre-master, K2+K4)

- 411903 Methodology and Research design (Ba3, K1)

- 412412 Research Methodology (Pre-master, K2+K4)

- 411401 Praktijk van Onderzoek en Statistiek (Ba2, K3)

- 411914 Quantitative Research Skills (Ba2, K1)