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Oprins, E. (author), Kamphuis, W. (author), Westerveld, L. (author), Huybens, W. (author), Börjesson, M. (author), Johansson, E. (author), Aalto, H. (author)
Military personnel needs to be resilient to be able to remain effective, motivated, and in good mental and physical health. Military organizations select on resilience to determine whether candidates are psychologically fit for their job. The INSPIRE Resilience Scale (IRS) is such a selection instrument that aims to assess the psychological...
article 2021
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Pennings, H.J.M. (author), Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author), Wittenberg, H. (author), Houben, M.M.J. (author), Groen, E.L. (author)
BACKGROUND: Spatial disorientation (SD) remains a significant cause of accidents and near accidents. A variety of training methods have been used to assist pilots to anticipate the SD problem. The value of such training in the prevention of disorientation has been difficult to assess.METHODS: To study transfer of SD awareness training, we...
article 2020
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Vlasblom, J.L.D. (author), Pennings, H.J.M. (author), van der Pal, J. (author), Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author)
Optimal competence is vital in safety-critical professions. To optimize (refresher) training, insight into the process of competence decay and influencing factors on competence decay is crucial. Although retention of knowledge and simple skills has been studied for many years, literature on retention of complex skills remains limited. This...
article 2020
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Bottenheft, C. (author), Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author), Houden, M.M.J. (author), Meeuwsen, T. (author), Valk, P.J.L. (author)
BACKGROUND: Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) helicopter aircrew get Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) using a Modular Egress Training Simulator (METS™) in order to be prepared for escaping the aircraft when ditching into water. In the current situation the retraining intervals are only chosen on an arbitrary basis for different...
article 2019
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Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author), van den Bosch, K. (author), Venrooij, W. (author)
Jobs within the military and in civil society differ in character and requirements. It is assumed that differences in job types both within civil and military domains require different dimensions of adaptability competency. The present study investigates this assumption. The Dutch Adaptability Dimensions And Performance Test (D-ADAPT) was used...
article 2018
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Mun, Y. (author), van der Hulst, A.H. (author), Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author), Jetten, A.M. (author), van den Bosch, K. (author), Schraagen, J.M.C. (author)
As the world in the 21st century has become more dynamic and unpredictable, the need for adaptive behavior in the military is of increasing importance. A serious game (SG) seems to be a suitable intervention for improving adaptability to prepare the military to deal with unpredictability. The purpose of this study is to explore the game design...
article 2017
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Visschedijk, G.C. (author), Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author)
Although serious games are more and more used for learning goals, high-quality empirical studies to prove the effectiveness of serious games are relatively scarce. In this paper, three empirical studies are presented that investigate the effectiveness of serious games as opposed to traditional classroom instruction on learning features as well...
article 2017
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Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author), Visschedijk, G.C. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Dankbaar, M. (author), Trooster, W. (author), Schuit, S.C.E. (author)
This article describes the background, design, and practical application of the game-based evaluation model (GEM). The aim of this evaluation model is to measure the effectiveness of serious games in a practical way. GEM contains the methodology and indicators to be measured in validation research. Measuring generic learning and design...
article 2015
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van Meeuwen, L.W. (author), Brand-Gruwel, S. (author), Kirschner, P.A. (author), Bock, J.P.R. (author), Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author), van Merrienboer, J. (author)
In the field of aviation, air traffic controllers must be able to adapt to and act upon continuing changes in a highly advanced technological work environment.
article 2013
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Oprins, E.A.P.B. (author), Bakhuys-Roozeboom, M. (author), Visschedijk, G.C. (author)
De belangstelling voor serious gaming in het onderwijs is de laatste jaren sterk toegenomen. De behoefte naar gedegen uitgevoerd effectiviteitsonderzoek wordt hiermee steeds groter. TNO heeft onderzoek gedaan naar de effectiviteit van vijf verschillende serious games op vijf scholen. Dit artikel beschrijft de opzet en belangrijkste resultaten.
article 2013
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van de Merwe, K. (author), Oprins, E. (author), Eriksson, F. (author), van der Plaat, A. (author)
A decision support tool, called Speed and Route Advisor (SARA), was developed at Schiphol Airport to help air traffic controllers achieve increased accuracy in traffic delivery. Its influence on controller performance, workload, and situation awareness was evaluated in a real-time simulation and in an operational trial. The findings indicate...
article 2012
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