Johannes Steinrücke completed his BSc in Psychology at the University of Twente in 2015 and graduated from the Research Master Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences at Utrecht University in 2017.  During his master’s thesis project, he visitied a serious gaming company in the Silicon Valley as intern.  

In September 2017 he started his PhD project at the research group of Instructional Technology (IST), where he was working on assessment and instructional interventions in digital game based learning environments. He successfully defended his dissertation in September 2021.

After completing his PhD project, Johannes started working as a Lecturer at IST. In September 2022, he switched to the research group of Cognition, Data and Education (CoDE), where as of October 2022 he is working as Assistant Professor Data Science. In this role, he is facilitating the faculty's transition to R for research and teaching staff. 


  • Computer Science

    • Decision-Making
    • Information Literacy
    • Serious Game
    • Dashboards
    • Learning Experiences
    • Social Comparison
  • Psychology

    • Decision Making
    • Assessment



  • Educational measurement
  • Psychometrics
  • Applied Data Science
  • Automated assessment (formative & summative) in digital learning environments


Digital game-based learning in crisis management decision-making: Unobtrusive assessment measures and intervention evaluation. University of Twente. Steinrücke, J. Towards an Integrated DemonstratorIn Advances in Usability, User Experience, Wearable and Assistive Technology - Proceedings of the AHFE 2021 Virtual Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, Human Factors in Virtual Environments and Game Design, and Human Factors and Assistive Technology, 2021 (pp. 239-247). Springer. Steinrücke, J., Mavromoustakos-Blom, P., van Stegeren, J., Attema, Y., Bakkes, S., de Groot, T., de Heer, J., Heylen, D., Hrynkiewicz, R., de Jong, T., Oortwijn, T., Spronck, P., Theune, M. & Veldkamp, B.

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