Van der Kooy-Hofland, V.A.C. (Verna) PhD

Expertise:
  • Emergent Literacy


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 4057
E-Mail: kooy@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Orthopedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4A24


  • PhD, Leiden University (2011-)
  • PhD candidate, Leiden University (2005-2011)
  • Lecturer in the Centre for Learning Problems and Impairments (2004-)
  • Lecturer in the Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory¬†(2003-2005)
  • Research assistant, Department of Education and Child Studies,¬†Leiden University (2002-2005)
  • Staff developer, Onderwijs Adviesdienst Delft (1996-2002)
  • MA, Leiden University (1996)
  • Teacher in primary education (1979-1993)
  • Teachers' Training College for Primary education (1979)

Publications

  • Bus, A.G., Verhallen, M.J.A.M., Van der Kooy-Hofland, V.A.C., (2009). Digital Picture Storybooks. Better: Evidence-based Education.
  • Bus, A. G., de Jong, M. T., Verhallen, M. J. A. J., & van der Kooy-Hofland, V. A. C. (2008). Design features in living books and their effects on young children's vocabulary. In S. B. Neuman (ed.), Educating the other America, pp. 263-276. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.
  • Kegel C.A.T., Van der Kooy-Hofland V.A.C., Bus, A.G. (2009). Improving early phoneme skills with a computer program: Differential effects of regulatory skills. Learning and Individual Differences.

Conference Presentations

  • Van der Kooy-Hofland, V.A.C. & Bus, A.G., (2009, september). Efficacy of a Web-Based Intervention for Kindergarten Children with Poor Early Literacy Skills. Paper presented at the 2009 European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Vienna, Austria.
  • Van der Kooy-Hofland, V.A.C. & Bus, A.G., (2009, August). Efficacy of a Web-Based Intervention for Kindergarten Children with Poor Early Literacy Skills. Poster presented at the 13th Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Van der Kooy-Hofland, V.A.C. & Bus, A.G., (2008, July). A Local Model to Teach Phonetic Sensitivity in Dutch. Paper presented at the 29th International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

Unpublished Master Thesis

Van der Kooy-Hofland, V.A.C. (1996). Development of Differentiation Between Drawing and Early Writing in Preschool. Unpublished Master Thesis, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands.

Research area

Emergent Literacy

Last Modified: 31-03-2016