Jan-Willem Strijbos is a Full Professor of the Department of Educational Sciences at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He received his Masters degree from the Radboud University Nijmegen in 1999 and the PhD degree (with honors) from the Open University of the Netherlands in 2004. From 2005 to 2010, he was a postdoctoral researcher and Assistant Professor in the Institute for Child and Education Studies at the Leiden University. From 2011 to 2016, he was a Professor of the Department of Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München in Germany.
He is currently a coordinator of the Special Interest Group 1 (“Assessment & Evaluation”) of EARLI. He is a member of the Scientific Board for Computers in Human Behavior and edited special issues on topics such as “CSCL methodology” (Learning and Instruction, 2007), “peer assessment” (Learning and Instruction, 2010), and “roles in CSCL” (Computers in Human Behavior, 2010). He also edited the third volume in the Springer CSCL series, What We Know about CSCL (2004). His research focuses on the design, implementation, and effectiveness of interactive learning practices (collaborative learning, peer assessment and feedback, learning communities) in physical and virtual settings.