I joined Iowa State community in August 2006 and I believe that my years at ISU provided me with the opportunity to understand the contemporary knowledge and use it to produce sound research.
I completed my PhD in the Curriculum and Instructional Technology graduate program in the Department of
Curriculum and Instruction and earned a co-major in Human-Computer Interaction at Iowa State University (official graduation is in August 2011). I completed my BS and MS degrees in Computer Education and Instructional Technologies at Hacettepe University, Turkiye.
My current research interests include examining and understanding reasoning and decision making in the context of teacher education, investigating theoretically different instructional methods (e.g, case-based reasoning and worked example) and their effects on learners’ decision making.
In the long term, I hope to be an innovative member of the community of researchers interested in developing ideas regarding using instructional technology to bring important changes to teaching and learning.