Peter McLaren, Education and Struggle for Liberation   International Handbook of Progressive Education´  Teaching as practical philosophy      

 

PROF. DR. MUSTAFA YUNUS ERYAMAN

Institute for International Comparative and Intercultural Education

University of Hamburg

Alsterterrasse 1, 20345 Hamburg \ Germany

E-mail: yunuseryaman@gmail.com

 

 

 

EDUCATION

PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, 2002–2006

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Dissertation title: “From Reflective Practice to Practical Wisdom: A Phenomenological Study of Preservice Teachers’ Educational Growth in a Method Course”

MEd Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, 2000–2002

University of Missouri-Columbia, USA

BS in Science-Biology Education, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, 1994–1998

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Vice President, World Education Research Association (WERA), 2016–Present

·         Assume all duties of the President in the event of absence and carry out other duties as assigned by the President

·         Chair the committees of “International Research Networks” and “Doctoral and Early Career Network“ 

·         Coordinate the capacity development activities and projects of the WERA member associations (National Educational Research Associations of 51 countries including AERA and EERA)

·         Coordinate the activities of the standing committees and ensure that they are performing their duties in accordance with the WERA Constitution

·         Provide creative, collaborative and dynamic leadership to initiate and implement programs aligned with the educational mission and academic standards of the organization

Interim Chancellor, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey  2010– 2011

·         Oversee the strategic management of administrative, personnel, student, business, legal and fiscal affairs of Canakkale University (Fall 2010: 29,752 students, 1,075 academicians, 740 staff members)

·         Formulate and articulate a vision of the administrative units in the University’s Strategic Plan in consultation with the President, the executive committee and the University’s academic units (2 graduate schools, 9 colleges, 1 medical hospital, 2 polytechnic colleges (four-year programs) and 11 vocational schools (two-year programs)

·         Act as a liaison between Canakkale University and community/state/regional groups, organizations, and agencies to create, build and sustain partnerships in support of common goals

·         Active leadership role in budget and resource management, in particular proactive fundraising efforts to expand the University’s resource base, including state funds and contracts, operating funds, and international research grants

·         Report to the University's president and executive committee, formulate policies for the board’s consideration and approval, and implement the resulting board policies  

DAAD-TUBITAK Professor, Institute for International Comparative and Intercultural Education, University of Hamburg, Germany,  2014– present

·         Hold lectures and seminars as well as teaching courses, as part of the official curriculum of the university

·         Develop cross-cultural exchange projects on issues of immigration, multiculturalism, EU enlargement and conflict resolution

·         Collaborate with professors at the institute to develop international and longitudinal research projects

·         Coordinate joint research and cooperation among faculty members and researchers as part of DAAD-TUBITAK cooperation agreement

Council Member, European Educational Research Association (EERA), 2008–present

·         Represent the Turkish Educational Research Association in the Council

·         Encourage collaboration amongst educational researchers in Turkey and other member European countries

·         Plan and develop strategic reports for the EERA and participate in the activities of EERA Committees

Associate Dean, College of Education, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey,  2008–2010

·         Coordinate the preparation of the academic timetable and course schedule (Fall 2008: 4,100 students, 162 Academicians)

·         Evaluate the instructional needs and assist with preparation of the annual academic and administrative strategic plans

·         Provide creative, collaborative and dynamic leadership to initiate and implement programs aligned with the educational mission and academic standards of the University

·         Coordinate all aspects of the undergraduate program including curricular matters, advising, scholarships, registration, academic program assessment, and students’ diverse needs

·         Develop the College’s strategic plans for international partnerships (including online learning) and exchange programs

Visiting Professor and Honorary Research Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies in Education (IPSE), London Metropolitan University, UK, 2011

·         Conduct joint research on the impact of the Bologna Process on the development of European area of higher education

·         Give seminars on the development of alternative international assessment strategies to the OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) by the Turkish Educational Research Association and International Association of Educators

·         Collaborate with professors at the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Languages and Education to develop international and longitudinal research projects

Adviser to the University President for Academic Excellence, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey  2015– Present

·         Help the units for academic excelence at the Rectorate to formulate and articulate a vision for academic affairs in both national and international contexts

·         Make recommendations to the Rector concerning the development of strategic plans for international partnerships and initiatives for the academic excellence 

·        Give advice to the Rector regarding promotion and coordination of activities of academic excellence

Senior Mentor, Emerging Researchers' Network, European Educational Research Association (EERA), 2011–2015

·         Advise and make recommendations to Council on developments in the Postgraduate Network

·         Encourage collaboration amongst doctoral students in European countries

·         Ensure that EERA Council takes cognisance of the needs of emerging researchers in all of its activities

·         Liaise with Network Convenors both through the Convenor of Convenors and when appropriate directly, to ensure that all networks are considering the needs of emerging researchers

 President, Turkish Educational Research Association (TERA), 2011–present

·         Call and preside over all meetings, appoint all committees, and serve as ex-officio member of all committees

·         Assign duties to the Vice-President, General Secretary and program coordinators or assume their duties when appropriate

·         Preside as election officer, and perform such other duties as prescribed in the constitution

Council Member, World Education Research Association (WERA), 2009–2015

·         Represent the Turkish Educational Research Association in the Council

·         Encourage collaboration amongst educational researchers in Turkey and other member countries

·         Plan and develop strategic reports for the EERA and participate in the activities of WERA Committees

Department Head of Elementary Education, College of Education, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey, 2007–2008

·         Assist the department head and provide academic and administrative support for a large program offering a bachelor’s and master’s degree (Spring 2008: 1,400 students)

·         Promote dynamic and interdisciplinary collaborations to initiate and implement programs appropriate to education initiatives in the Department of Elementary Education

·         Encourage and supervise partnership contracts with state and European Union agencies, assist in the development of departmental grants

 

Vice President, Turkish Educational Research Association (TERA), 2008–2011

·         Assume all duties of the President in the event of absence and carry out other duties as assigned by the President

·         Coordinate the activities of the standing committees and ensure that they are performing their duties in accordance with the TERA Constitution

·         Serve as the general conference chair of the annual International Congress of Educational Research and oversee and coordinate the conference organization committee (2009: 1,100 registered participants)

 

CONSULTATION; EDITORIAL AND EVALUATION EXPERIENCE

Research Expert, Executive Agency of the European Commission, 2010–2013

·         Support the Executive Agency of the Commission in the performance of research tasks, with reference to program objectives, priorities and criteria defined in the calls for proposals

·         Assist the Agency’s parent Directorates-General (DG EAC, INFSO, AIDCO) in the general coordination of policies and programs, communications, and management of strands for which the Agency is not responsible

·         Monitor projects and programs, and contribute to site visits

Springer Book Series Editor, Springer International Publishing, New York  2017-present

·         Coordinate the editorial process of a 12-book series entitled “Evidence, Science and Public Good in Education”

·         Invite national educational research associations and international educational research institutions to edit a book in the series

·         Evaluate the proposals and coordinate the review processes

Evaluation Expert, International Consortium of “IMPACT,” a TEMPUS Project, Edge Hill University, England, 2010–2011

·         Evaluate the project proposal, reports, and budget plans

·         Conduct site visits to monitor project activities

·         Review the strategic direction of the project and suggest amendments if appropriate

Regional Editor, Bloomsbury Publishing, London,  2017- present

·         Regionally coordinate the editorial process of 88 articles for the “Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies” series

·         Identify and recruit contributors for each article of the publication

·         Communicate with the Publisher concerning commissioning progress and notifying the Publisher in a timely fashion of any issues affecting the scope or delivery of the Articles

·        Evaluate the proposals and coordinate the review processes

Evaluation Expert, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2013 - present

·         Evaluate the project proposal, reports, and budget plans for the Research Council

·         Review the strategic direction of the project and suggest amendments if appropriate

Managing Editor, International Journal of Progressive Education (IJPE), 2005–present

·         Edit, publish, present, and disseminate empirical research, theoretical statements, and philosophical arguments on current issues and future conceptions of educational theory and practice

Advisory Board Member at the International Association of Qualitative Inquiry (IAQI), 2005–present

·         Provide regional representation, feedback, and advisory support to the Constitutional Committee in the development of the IAQI constitution

·         Represent the IAQI at specific regional and interest-based dialogues

Member of the Governor's Human Rights Commission, 2010–2014

·         Investigate complaints of individuals and institutions across all boroughs of the city and county of Canakkale

·         Expand collaborations among local communities, NGOs and state institutions to protect, enforce and promote social justice and equality

·         Strengthen the promotion and protection of human rights in the city

Managing Editor, Journal of Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2005–2009

·         Edit, publish, present, and disseminate empirical research, theoretical statements, and philosophical arguments on current issues and future conceptions of educational theory and practice

Member, Editorial Board, International Review of Qualitative Research, 2007–present

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Theory and Practice in Education, 2007–present

Reviewer, Qualitative Inquiry, 2007–present

Reviewer, Reading Research Quarterly, 2008–present

Reviewer, Research in the Teaching of English, 2008–present

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professor, Institute for International Comparative and Intercultural Education, University of Hamburg, Germany,  2014– present

Professor, Graduate School of Education, Near East University, Cyprus, 2014–2015

Assistant & Associate Professor, College of Education, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey, 2007–2014

Graduate Courses:

·         Qualitative Research Methods

·         Fundamentals of Curriculum Development

·         Complexity and Change in Education and Educational Research

·         Politics of Evidence in Educational Policy, Research and Practice

·         Instructional System Design

·         Research in Teaching and Teacher Education

·         Historical and Critical Issues in Curriculum Theory and Practice

·         Political and Cultural Context of Education

·         Integrating Information and Communication Technologies into Literacy Education

 

Undergraduate Courses:

·         Methods and Strategies for Integrated Literacy Instruction

·         Literacy Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

·         Elementary Education Curriculum

·         Research Methods in Education

·         Foundations of Education

·         Community Service Practices

Supervisor, European Educational Research Association (EERA), Summer School on Academic Writing, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 06/ 2010,  06/ 2011

·         Provide constructive feedback to doctoral students’ writing for international, peer-reviewed publications; focusing on both, the macro-level of global features of academic research and writing and a discipline-specific, micro-level analysis of writing structures in qualitative research

Visiting Erasmus Professor (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany)

KATHO University, Bruges, Belgium, 2011

Hoegschool IPABO University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2008

University of Education, Ludwigsburg, Germany, 2007

·         Hold lectures and seminars as well as teaching courses, as part of the official curriculum of the partner university

·         Coordinate joint research and cooperation among faculty members and researchers

·         Develop cross-cultural exchange on issues of multiculturalism, EU enlargement and conflict resolution

Teaching Assistant, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2003–2006

·         Teach two sections of C&I 335 Content Area Applications of Educational Technology course at the division of Educational Technology

·         Help students develop a multimedia project that includes integrated content with a primary focus on narratives, math, art, and social studies employing technology

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Eryaman, M. Y. & Schneider, B.  (Eds.) (2017). Evidence and Public Good in Educational Policy, Research and Practice. New York: Springer.

Eryaman, M. Y. & Bruce, B. C. (Eds.) (2015). International Handbook of Progressive Education. New York: Peter Lang.

Riedler, M.; Eryaman, M.Y., Cerrahoglu, N.; Dedeoglu, H. & Yolcu, E. (Eds.) (2014). Accountability and Transparency in Education: Global Challenges & Local Realities. Canakkale: EAB Press.

Eryaman, M.Y., Kilinc, A.; Cerrahoglu, N.; Yolcu, E. &Ergen, G. (Eds.) (2013). Piece, Memory and Educational Research. Canakkale: EAB Press.

Eryaman, M.Y., & Arslan, H. (Trans. Eds.) (2011). Okullarda Yaşam: Eleştirel Pedagojiye Giris [Life in schools: An introduction to critical pedagogy in the foundations of education, by Peter McLaren]. Ankara: Ani Yayincilik.

Eryaman, M.Y. (Ed.) (2011). Life Long Learning and Informal Education. Canakkale: EAB Press.

Eryaman, M.Y. (Ed). (2009). Peter McLaren, education, and the struggle for liberation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Eryaman, M.Y. (2008). Teaching as practical philosophy. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.

Book Chapters

Eryaman, M. Y. (2017). Understanding Public Good in the Context of Evidence Discourse in EducationIn M. Y. Eryaman & B. Schneider (Eds.). Evidence and Public Good in Educational Policy, Research and Practice. New York: Springer.

Eryaman, M. Y. & Schneider, B.  (2017). Introduction: Evidence and Public Good in Educational Policy, Research and Practice. In M. Y. Eryaman & B. Schneider (Eds.). Evidence and Public Good in Educational Policy, Research and Practice. New York: Springer.

Bruce, B. C. & Eryaman, M. Y. (2015). Introduction: Progressive Impuls in Education. In M. Y. Eryaman & B. C. Bruce (Eds.).  International Handbook of Progressive Education. New York: Peter Lang, pp. 1-52

Hallet, F., & Eryaman, M. Y. (2014). Beyond Diaspora: The Lived Experiences of Academic Mobility for Educational Researchers in the European Higher Education Area, in Nina Maadad, Malcolm Tight (ed.) Academic Mobility (International Perspectives on Higher Education Research, Volume 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.61-78.

Eryaman, M. Y., Genc, S. Z. & Aktan, E. (2011). A comparative evaluation of the preseverice teachers' perceptions of the EU and democratic values in Turkish, German and Italian universities.  In: J. A. Spinthourakis, W. Berg, & J. Lalor (Eds.). Cultural diversity in the classroom: A European comparison. Wiesbaden, Germany: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2010). The public library as a space for democratic empowerment: Henry Giroux, radical democracy, and border pedagogy. In G. Leckie, L. M. Given, & J. Buschman (Eds.). Critical theory for library and information science: Exploring the social from across the disciplines. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Riedler, M., & Eryaman, M. Y. (2010). Transformative library pedagogy and community-based libraries: A Freirean perspective. In G. Leckie, L. M. Given, & J. Buschman (Eds.). Critical theory for library and information science: Exploring the social from across the disciplines. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2010). Deconstructing the politics of identity and representation in cyberspace: Implications for online education. In G. Kurubacak & V. Yuzer (Eds.). Handbook of research on transformative online education and liberation: Models for social equality. Hershey, PA: ICI Global Publications.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2009). Understanding Peter McLaren and critical pedagogy in the age of global capitalism. In M. Y. Eryaman (Ed.). Peter McLaren, education, and the struggle for liberation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Eryaman, M. Y. & Riedler, M. (2009). From interpretive progressivism to radical progressivism in teacher education: Teaching as praxis. In M. Y. Eryaman (Ed.). Peter McLaren, education, and the struggle for liberation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2006). A hermeneutic approach towards integrating technology into schools: Policy and Practice. In S. Tettegah & R. Hunter (Eds.). Technology: Issues in administration, policy, and applications in K-12 schools. Elsevier Science Publications.

Journal Articles

Riedler, M. & Eryaman M.Y.  (2016). Complexity, Diversity and Ambiguity in Teaching and Teacher Education: Practical Wisdom, Pedagogical Fitness and Tact of Teaching. International Journal of Progressive Education. 12(3): 172-186

Erol, I., Riedler, M. & Eryaman, M.Y. (2016). Beyond the Handicaps: An Ethnographic Analysis of School and Social Lives of Inclusive Students. Mediterranean Journal of Educational Research. (19):79-94

Yildirim, Z.; Genc, S. Z. & Eryaman, M. Y. (2016). The Views of Primary School Teachers Towards Lifelong Learning. Route Educational and Social Science Journal. 3(1), 337-350

Okur-Berberoglu, E., Ozdilek, S. Y., Eryaman, M. Y., Uygun, S. & Cetinkaya-Edizer, Z. (2015). An Intervention for Environmental Awareness: Ecopedagogy-Based Outdoor Environmental Education. Turkish Journal of Teacher Education4(2), 59-70.

Yüce, K., Eryaman, M. Y., Şahin, A., & Koçer, O. (2014). Paradigm Shift in Social Sciences and Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics in Turkey. Education and Science. 39(171), 1-12

Genc, K., Atay, L. & Eryaman, M. Y. (2014). The Role of Organization in a Process of Creating a Sustainable Destination: A Case Study of Canakkale. Anatolia: Journal of Tourism Research, 25(1), 49-61  

Boz, M., Eryaman, M. Y. & Ozkan, C. (2014). The Importance of Tourism in Rural Development: Nusratli Village Case Study. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Development. 9 (2), 293-308

Eryaman, M. Y., Kocer, O., Kana, F. & Yagmus Sahin, E. (2013). A Transcendental Phenomenological Study of Teachers' Self-efficacy Experiences. CADMO: Giornale italiano di Pedagogia sperimentale. 11(2) 9-33.

Sahin, C., Eryaman, M. Y., Kocer, T., & Kocer, O. (2013). Conceptual and Psychometric Properties of a Self-efficacy Perception Scale Based on Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language. Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 8(1), 25-37.

Gonulal, M. & Eryaman, M. Y. (2013). Examining the Appropriateness of the Words Used In Initial Reading Book Sets For Primary School Students. Mediterranean Journal of Educational Research. 14, 53-61

Eryaman, M. Y. (2012). From whirling to trembling: A montage of Dervishes' performative inquiries. Qualitative Inquiry, 18(1), 1006-1014.

Ozdilek, S. Y., Ozdilek, H. G., Okur, E. & Eryaman, M. Y.(2012). Community and nature as curriculum: A case study of an outdoor environmental education project. International Journal of Educational Researchers3(1), 33-45.

Demir, M. K. &  Eryaman, M. Y., (2012). A Qualitative Evaluation of Instructors’ Exam Questions at a Primary Education Department in terms of Certain Variables . Journal of Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 7(1), 52-64.

Eryaman, M. Y., Ozdilek, S. Y., Okur, E., Cetinkaya, Z. & Uygun, S. (2010). A participatory action research study of nature education in nature: Towards community-based eco-pedagogy. International Journal of Progressive Education6(3), 53-70.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2008). Writing, method and hermeneutics: Towards an existential pedagogy. Elementary Education Online, 7(1), 2-14.

Sonmezer, M. G. & Eryaman, M. Y. (2008). A comparative analysis of job satisfaction levels of public and private school teachers. Journal of Theory and Practice in Education, 4(2), 20-33.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2008). Eleştirel Aklın Işığında Yeni İlköğretim Programının Teknoloji Boyutu Açısından Değerlendirilmesi [A critical evaluation of a new curriculum reform in Turkish Education in regard to technology integration]. Ilkogretmen, 17, 29-30.

Genc, S. Z., & Eryaman, M. Y. (2008). Changing values and new education paradigm. Journal of Social Sciences of the Afyon Kocatepe University, 9(1), 89-102.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2007). Examining the characteristics of literacy practices in a technology-rich sixth grade classroom. The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (TOJET) 6(2), 26-41.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2007). From reflective practice to practical wisdom: Toward a post-foundational teacher education. International Journal of Progressive Education3(1), 87-107.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2006). Traveling beyond dangerous private and universal discourses: Radioactivity of radical hermeneutics and objectivism in educational research. Qualitative Inquiry, 12(6), 1198-1219.

Encyclopedia Entries

Eryaman, M. Y. (2010). Frameworks in curriculum development. In C. Kridel (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. Sage Publications.

Eryaman, M. Y. (2010). National curriculum. In C. Kridel (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. Sage Publications.

Eryaman, M. Y. & Genc, S. Z. (2010). Learning theories. In C. Kridel (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. Sage Publications.

Eryaman, M. Y., & Riedler, M. (2010). Teacher-Proof Curriculum. In C. Kridel (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. Sage Publications.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Educational Policy and Research for the Public Good: Evidence based? Evidence informed? or Evidence Free ?,” presented at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association-Taiwan Education Research Association Conference, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 10-13 December 2016. 

“A case based evaluation of the relationship between evidence and public good in qualitative inquiry,” presented at the Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May18–21, 2016.

“Understanding the Complexities of Multiculturalism in a Globalized World The Role of Educational Research,” presented at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association-Taiwan Education Research Association Conference, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 10-13 December 2016.

"A critical evaluation of evidence informed educational research in Turkey,” presented at the Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May18–21, 2016.

“What Does it Mean to Live Together in a Culturally Diverse Europe Exploring the Role of Education and Educational Research,” presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Corvinius University, Budapest, Hungary, 7-11 September, 2015

“Developing The Capacity of Local Actors In Satellite Towns For Asylum Seekers,” presented at the Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May21–23, 2015.

“An Autobiographical Inquiry of a Rigorous Participant Selection in a Qualitative Study.” Tenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May21–24, 2014.

“Opening Speech: Accountability and Transparency in Education: Global Challenges & Local Realities.” Sixth International Congress of Educational Research, Hacettepe University, Turkey. May 5–8, 2014.

“Trends and Issues of Education and Educational Research in Turkey and the Role of TERA in Education Research and Policy Making.” 24. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. March 9-12, 2014

“Lost In Interpretation: A Hermeneutic Analysis of Social Media Texts.” Ninth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May15–18, 2013.

“Three Novice Turkish Teachers’ Self-efficacy Experiences: A Phenomenological Research.” Ninth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May15–18, 2013.

“The State of Turkish Educational Research in a Changing World.” The 2013 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, USA.  April 27- May 1, 2013

“Educational Research Capacity-building - How Do Institutions and Professional Associations Support 'New' Researchers to Gain Access to the International Research Scene?” The European Conference on Educational Research. Bahcesehir University. September 9-13, 2013

“Opening Speech: Education for Active Ageing and Active Citizenship.” Fourth International Congress of Educational Research, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey. May 4–7, 2012.

“Entrepreneurship education to empower disadvantaged youth to become active citizens: A Community of Practice Approach, Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May16–19, 2012.

“Using Face-to-Face Interaction in Conjunction with Virtual Mentoring in an Academic Writing Course: Identifying Doctoral Students’ Misrecognitions.“ The European Conference on Educational Research. University of Cádiz, Spain. September 17-22, 2012

“Community as curriculum: Preservice teachers being change agents in their communities.” Seventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May18–21, 2011.

“A participatory action research study of nature education in nature: Towards community-based eco-pedagogy.” M. Eryaman with S. Ozdilek, Z. Cetinkaya, and S. Uygun. European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), University of Helsinki, Finland, August 25–27, 2010.

“A mixed-method evaluation of preservice teachers’ problem solving strategies in their field experiences through the use of virtual environment in a teacher education program.” Sixth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 27–29, 2010.

“A comparative evaluation of Erasmus coordinators' perception of the Erasmus program in Europe.” European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), University of Vienna, Austria, September 28–30, 2009.

“Understanding E-mentoring in content area literacy and social studies instruction.” M. Eryaman with S. Genc, and M. Riedler. European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), University of Vienna, Austria, September 28–30, 2009.

“A mixed method evaluation of Erasmus coordinators' perceptions of the Erasmus program in Turkey.” First International Congress of Educational Research, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, May 1–3, 2009.

“Developing technology standards for primary schools and evaluating school principals level of technology competency in regard to the technology standards: A Canakkale case.” Fifth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 20–23, 2009.

“A mixed method evaluation of the adequacy of technological infrastructure of the primary schools in Canakkale, and of classroom teachers’ level of computer literacy.” M. Eryaman with T. Tasbilek and N. Tekinay. Fifth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 20–23, 2009.

“A mixed method analysis of the factors affecting the job satisfaction levels of elementary school teachers.” Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 14–17, 2008.

“Research with human subjects: Emerging ethical issues in qualitative inquiry in Turkish education.” Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 14–17, 2008.

“A critical analysis of scientifically based research and its implications for Turkish education.” International Symposium on Social Sciences Education, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey, May 12–16, 2008.

“A phenomenological study of preservice teachers’ artistic growth and the development of their aesthetic judgment in an English method course.” International Society of Education through Art (InSEA) Congress, University of Heidelberg, Germany, July 17–20, 2007.

“A qualitative study of third grade student's use of information technology as literacy tools.” First International Computer and Educational Technology Symposium, Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey, May 16–18, 2007.

  “A qualitative case evaluation of characteristics of art-centered literacy practices in a fifth grade classroom.” Third International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 2–5, 2007.

“An interpretive case evaluation of preservice teachers' view of literacy as performative practice in an English method course.” Third International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 2–5, 2007.

“Becoming a European Union citizen: The role of ‘glocal pedagogy’ as an alternative perspective on the EU education policy.” Conference, Association of Cultural Studies, Istanbul, Turkey, July 22, 2006.

“Understanding a practical philosophy of using mixed method in education studies.” Mixed Methods Conference, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK, July 10-11, 2006.

“A transactional mesopolitic analysis of literacy practices in a technology-rich classroom.” 19th Annual Conference on Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education (EQRE), Cedarville, Ohio, USA, May 8–9, 2006.

“A textual content evaluation of the impact of educational objectives of the European Union on the educational policies of the member countries.” Second International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 4–6, 2006.

“A qualitative case evaluation of preservice teachers moral and political growth in a literacy education course.” Second International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 4–6, 2006.

“Ethical and political dimensions of qualitative evaluation in education studies.” Second International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 4–6, 2006.

 “Evaluating governmental and educational web sites and investigating user’s preferences: monitoring gender differences.” M. Eryaman with M. Koc, and M. Ulusoy. Annual meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, USA, April, 2006.

“International association of educators: A new international platform.” M. Eryaman with N. Kahveci, and M. Koc. Turkish-American Scientists and Scholars Association Annual Meeting, Drexel University, PA, USA, March 25–26, 2006.

“International journal of progressive education: Understanding educational inquiry.” M. Eryaman with M. Koc, and N. Kahveci. Turkish-American Scientists and Scholars Association Annual Meeting, Drexel University, PA, USA, March 25–26, 2006.

“From reflective practice to practical wisdom: A phenomenological study on preservice teachers’ educational growth in a method course.” Annual Meeting, The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), San Diego, CA, USA, January 29–February 1, 2006.

“Understanding the impact of Hannah Arendt's political philosophy on teacher education.” Annual meeting, International Association of Educators, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, September 12, 2005.

“Process oriented qualitative evaluations in education studies.” First International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 5–7, 2005.

 “Beyond system: Towards a post-conventional theory of evaluation practice.” First International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, May 5–7, 2005.

“Examining the characteristics of literacy practices in a technology-rich sixth grade classroom.” Annual meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montréal, Canada, April 11–15, 2005.

 “Reconstructing a European Union identity through education: Towards A glocal pedagogy.” Panel-Poster Symposium on Globalization and Education during International Education Week by the International Association of Educators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, February 26, 2005.

“An ontological analysis of evaluation practice in the international politics.” Fifth International Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Champaign, IL, USA, June 26, 2004.

“Truth, method, and writing. Towards an existential pedagogy.” Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society, Bergamo Conference Center, Dayton, Ohio, USA, September 30, 2004.

 

FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, AND GRANTS

Research Grant, ERASMUS + Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, "Helping Students with Learning Disabilities – Dyslexia,“ 2016, (duration of the project: 24 months)

Research Grant, ERASMUS + Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, “APITHERAPY : Increased Opportunities for Professional Development in Apitherapy Sector”; Ersamus + Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices.2014, (duration of the project: 24 months)

Research Grant, Ldv-LLP-EU partnership Project,  Research Expert, "LEARNING PRISON – Developing lifelong learning key skills to prison professionals", 2013 (duration of the project: 24 months)

Research Grant, South Marmara Development Agency & Ministry of Education, Project Coordinator, “From Local to Cambridge and NASA: Developing disadvantaged youth's consciousness on Canakkale Values and Entrepreneurship,” 2012 (duration of the project: 9 months)

International Research Fellowship, Turkish Council of Higher Education & Institute for Policy Studies in Education, Honorary Research Fellow at London Metropolitan University, 2011

Research Grant, Turkish Ministry of Internal Affairs, Project Coordinator, “Development of Research Potentials of NGOs in Turkey,” 2010 (duration of the project: 7 months)

Research Grant, Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Assistant Project Coordinator, “Women’s Education in Turkey and Japan for Social Development,” 2009 ( duration of the project: 27 months)

Research Grant, Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council, Research Expert, “Nature Education in Nature: Towards a Community-based Eco-pedagogy” 2009 (duration of the project: 12 months)

European Union Universities Grant Program, Assistant Project Coordinator, “Promotion of the Civil Society Dialogue between EU and Turkey,” 2008 (duration of the project: 15 months)

Research Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004 and 2005

Doctoral Scholarship for International Studies, Turkish government, 2000–2006