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Department of Educational Sciences and Psychology

Dr. Thomas Brüggemann

Main research topics

  • Computer adaptive testing
  • Digital Media
  • Motivation and cognition

Office hours

by appointment

Academic background

  • 2023: Doctorate in Psychology (Dr. Phil.) at the Center for Research on Education and School Development, TU Dortmund
  • 2019: M.Sc. Psychology of Conflict, Risk, & Safety, University of Twente
  • 2017: B.Sc. European Public Administration, University of Twente

Professional background

  • Since 11/2019: research associate in the McElvany working group at IFS

Further Information

Past Projects:

  • Learning and Assessment in the digital age (LL digital), project duration: 01.06.2019 – 30.11.2022
  • PIRLS-Transfer, project duration: 01.08.2022 – 31.01.2023
  • Brüggemann, T., Ludewig, U., Lorenz, R., & McElvany, N. (2023). Effects of test mode and medium on elementary school students’ test experience. European Journal of Psychological Assessment.
  • Brüggemann, T., Ludewig, U., Lorenz, R., & McElvany, N. (2023). Effects of mode and medium in reading comprehension tests on cognitive load. Computers & Education, 192(3), 104649.
  • Stang-Rabrig, J., Brüggemann, T., Lorenz, R., & McElvany, N. (2022). Teachers‘ occupational well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of resources and demands. Teaching and Teacher Education, 117(3).