GÜLGÜN BANGİR ALPAN, is Associate Professor of Education, at Gazi University. She holds a BA in Art Education (University of Gazi), an MA in Curriculum and Education (University of Hacettepe), and a PhD in Educational Technology (University of Ankara).She has worked as an art teacher at secondary school for the past seven years. She has been working in the Gazi University for twenty three years. She has published a national book called “Visual Communication” and authored or co-authored national and international books chapters and articles which cover applied and theoretical approaches to the study of education. Study topics; Teacher education, Instructional technology, instructional message design, textbook design, visual communication and visual literacy. She has won national awards for her some published articles.
She has been involved in various projects of the World Bank and the Ministry of National Education and in in-service training seminars of teachers. She has been member of “Turkish Curriculum and Instruction Association” and “Association of Art Educators”. She participated in mixed painting exhibitions in İzmir, Çeşme, Chios and Ankara.