Career

Peter Meindertsma's career: an overview

In this chapter you'll find an overview of Peter's career so far.

University of Groningen (RuG)

History

Peter began his time at the RuG with a year of history courses at the Faculty of Arts.

American Studies

After he obtained his propaedeutic in history, he started taking American Studies classes. Besides obvious courses related to US history and English language, he also signed up for computer science classes. As part of an exchange progam, he spent a few months at a private university in South Carolina (US). He concluded these studies with a master thesis about the US Communications Decency Act (1998).

Computer Science (Information sciences)

The computer science classes inspired him to do a second masters: Computer Science.
Amongst his favorite classes were those that were related to webtechnology, databases, graphics, programming, statistics and sound editing.

By this time Peter had already started working on his own websites, which inspired him to write a master thesis on Banner Blindness related to the shape of banners (2002).


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Peter Meindertsma  Peter Meindertsma's career in Dutch (Nederlands)

Teaching at the RuG

After his graduation, Peter taught statistics, databases, computer skills and webtechnology at the RuG for some time and gained a lot of experience.

Webdesign

In 2003-2005 Peter was a webdesigner, working for a small e-commerce company in Groningen.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

To gain a broader perspective of websites, Peter joined a large Search Engine Marketing company where he specialised in Search Engine Optimization, assessments and providing SEO courses.

Back to the RuG

In 2010 Peter returned to the RuG for a few years to teach Webdesign, Usability and more at the Information Science department.

QuizWolf

Then he went on to pursue one of his dreams: Spending lots more time on his quiz websites, see: QuizWolf.


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