Dr.ir. G. (Geertje) Bekebrede


Dr.ir. Geertje Bekebrede is assistant professor at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology. She finished her PhD research in 2010 about the use of serious gaming for understanding complex infrastructure projects. Her research topic is the use of gaming in education and policy making, especially related to complex decision making processes. She was involved in a large number of game design projects for educational and policy purposes. Furthermore, she is involved in several evaluation projects of the effects of gaming. Her research is published in different journals and presented at conferences. 

  • Mayer I.S., Bekebrede, G., Harteveld C., et al. (2014) The Research and Evaluation of Serious Games: Toward a Comprehensive Methodology, 502-527. In British Journal of Educational Technology 45 (3). (impact factor 1.313)
  • Bekebrede, G., Warmelink H.J.G., Mayer, I.S. (2011) Reviewing the need for gaming in education to accommodate the net generation Computers and Education 57(2) pp. 1521-1529 (impact factor 2.630)
  • Bekebrede, G. (2010). Experiencing complexity: a gaming approach for understanding infrastructure systems. Enschede: Gildeprint Drukkerijen. NGI Infra PhD thesis series on infrastructures. PhD thesis TU-Delft ISBN 978-90-79787-27-2
  • Lukosch, H.K., Bekebrede, G. (2014) The Future of Gaming: Challenges for Designing Distributed Games. In Duke, R.D.. Kriz, W.C. (eds) Back to the Future of Gaming (pp. 142 – 153) Bielefeld: W. Bertelsmann Verlag

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  • Game Design Project
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Geertje Bekebrede

Assistant Professor

Multi-Actor Systems

Organisation & Governance

Research interests:
Serious gaming design
Serious game evaluation
Complex systems
Infrastructure systems
Teaching professionals

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