Associate Professor

Building: Cubicus, C230
Telephone: 053 – 489 3576; 053 – 489 3299 (secretary)
Fax: 053 – 489 4259

Social Networks
Facebook, Hyves, Plaxo, Naymz

Piet Kommers in the WWW Network

The Silk Road Initiative

Inderscience Journals

IADIS Conferences

Ongoing Courses

Master Studies of Media Communication and Organisation

Keynote Speeches

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.