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About Luke Steinke

Dr. Luke Steinke is a Professor in the Lumpkin College of Business & Technology at Eastern Illinois University. Dr. Steinke holds a PhD in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University, a Master's degree in Training, Development, and Performance Improvement and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Northern Michigan University, and AAS from Moraine Park Technical College.

Dr. Steinke has over 15 years of experience as an educator, trainer, and consultant. He is the author of several books, articles and presentations in the area of occupational training analysis and design, mentoring, learning styles, and measuring instructor and program quality. Additionally, Dr. Steinke has served as a leader within Career and Technical Education as a board of directors and executive committee member with the Association for Career and Technical Education.


Present Professor, Eastern Illinois University School of Technology

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Professional Service and Affiliations

Present Member, Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
Present Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Technology Studies
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  • OPD 4840 – Training Program Development
  • OPD 4855 – Web-Based Training and Instruction
  • OPD 4430 – Research in Organizations
  • TEC 5143 - Research in Technology
  • TEC 5203 - Analysis of Training and Development Issues
  • TEC 5233 - Training Systems Management
  • TEC 5283 - Instructional Systems Design


2006 PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale ‐ Workforce Education and Development
2002 MS, Northern Michigan University ‐ Training, Development, and Performance Improvement
2000 BS, Northern Michigan University ‐ Industrial Technology emphasis Industrial Management

Contact Information

Office: 4024 - Klehm Hall
Phone: 2175816271
Fax: 217-581-6607