DAVID C. BERLINER, is Regents’ Professor of Education, Emeritus, at Arizona State University. He has also taught at the Universities of Arizona and Massachusetts, at Teachers College and Stanford University, and at universities in Canada, Australia, The Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, and Switzerland. He is a member of the National Academy of Education, the International Academy of Education, and a past president of both the American Educational Research Association [AERA] and the Division of Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association [APA].
He has won numerous awards for his work on behalf of the education profession, and authored or co-authored over 400 articles, chapters and books. Among his best known works are the six editions of the text Educational psychology, co-authored with N. L. Gage; The manufactured crisis, co-authored with B. J. Biddle; Collateral damage: How high-stakes testing corrupts American education, co-authored with Sharon Nichols; and 50 myths and lies that threaten America’s public schools, co-authored with Gene V Glass. He co-edited the first Handbook of educational psychology and the books Talks to teachers, Perspectives on instructional time, and Putting research to work in your school.
He has interests in the study of teaching, teacher education, and educational policy.
Colin Mably is an experienced educator and teacher at all levels from K-12 through university post-graduate. He has been a curriculum developer for a number of published science and mathematics productions and is also an experienced educational TV/video producer and multimedia production specialist. More recently he has been an independent evaluator for a number of government-funded programs. His academic career included designing and teaching bachelor and masters’ degree programs, the co-founding of the International Society for Teacher Education (ISfTE), now celebrating in its thirty-eighth anniversary, and the promotion of international study research and exchange programs.
For the last twenty years, Mably has worked from his own company producing innovative curricula and multimedia learning materials, mainly in science and mathematics, including products commissioned by the British government and major professional scientific organizations in the United States. Mably is also an experienced and award-winning television and video producer.
Süleyman Doğan is a professor of Counseling and Guidance at Faculty of Education at Ege University. He had also worked as a faculty at Inönü University and at Gazi University. He had been at Ohio University as a visiting professor in USA during 1997-1998 academic year.
Professor Dogan has authored numbers of published articles, technical reports, and presentatations, especially on the development of counseling, counselor education, and school counseling in Turkey. Dr. Dogan also contributed to the Counseling and Guidance field in Turkey by being the editor of several well-known text book translations. He served as the dean of Faculty of Education at Ege University for five years and as the chair of the Counseling and Guidance Division for 20 years.
Dr. Dogan is the head of Educational Sciences Department at the present time. He is a member of Turkish Counseling and Guidance Association. He served on the Turkish Psychological Counseling and Guidance Association Administrative Committee for two years and on the Advisory Council for five years. He is the chairman of Turkish Psychological Counseling and Guidance Association Ethics Committee at the present time.
Fatma BIKMAZ, dean of the Ankara University Faculty of the Educational Sciences and Professor of Education, is also the Head of the Department of Educational Sciences.
Dr. Bıkmaz earned her PhD degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences after obtaining an undergraduate and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the same university’s Graduate School of Social Sciences. During her PhD education, Dr. Bıkmaz was awarded the Turkish Academy of Sciences’ Integrated PhD Scholarship to lead research at Arizona State University in the U.S. Dr. Bıkmaz was also granted the Singapore Cooperation Programme Training Award on teacher education in 2007, which was organized in cooperation with Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Institute of Education (NIE).
Dr. Bıkmaz joined the faculty as a research assistant at Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences, where she also worked as an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor. In the framework of Higher Education Council of Turkey’s Scholarship Program, Dr. Bıkmaz also worked at Columbia University Teachers College as an Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow, where she did research on the Models in Teacher Professional Development between 2011 and 2012.
Dr. Bıkmaz who is serving as the Dean of the Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences, continues to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. Her primary research interests involve curriculum development, science curriculum, pre-service teacher education, teacher induction, and professional development of teachers. Dr. Bıkmaz is an active member of such professional organizations as the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE), the International Society for Teacher Education (ISfTE), and the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE).
Hohris professor in philosophy of education at the Univerisity of Oslo, Department of Education, Norway, since 2012. He was professor in education at the Norwegian University of Technology and Science in Trondheim in the years 1997-2011, associate professor at the College of Education in Sør-Trøndelag, Trondheim 1991-1997. He also held positions at the College of Education in Tromsø and at the University of Tromsø.
He studied at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, education, psychology and philosophy, and graduatedat the University of Osloin 1980.
He teaches and supervises in philosophy of education and qualitative method on all levels.His main research interest lies within aesthetic education with emphasis on fairy tales and play.He publishes extensively in German, English and Norwegain.
Hohr has been born in 1949 in Bruneck/Italy and attended primary and secondary school there.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2017). Erfahrungstheoretische Begründung ästhetischer Erziehung. Wien: LIT-Verlag.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2016).Mot til livet od lyst på verden – eventyrets moralske prosjekt.. I: M. Øksnes og E. Sundsdal (red.). Barndom i barnehagen: Læring(s. 73-94). Cappelen Damm Akademisk. UiO.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2016). Erfaring som menneskets måte å være på. I: O. A. Kvamme, T. Kvernbekk, T. Strand (red.), Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring (s. 98-105). Cappelen Damm Akademisk. UiO.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2016). Oppdragelse – noen grunnleggende mønstre.. I: O. A. Kvamme, T. Kvernbekk, T. Strand (red.),Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring(s. 32-46). Cappelen Damm Akademisk. UiO.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2016). Oppdragelse som moralsk oppgave. I: O. A. Kvamme, T. Kvernbekk, T. Strand (red.),Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring(s. 127-136). Cappelen Damm Akademisk.UiO.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2015).Oppdragelsen til verdensborgerskap i kunstnerisk perspektiv. Studier i Pædagogisk Filosofi 4 (2), 54-67.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2015).Estetisk oppdragelse og kunst. Nordisk tidsskrift for pedagogikk & kritikk1, 1-11.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2013). Normativity in Fairy Tales: Scope, Range and Modes of Communication. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 57(6), 600-611.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2013). Den estetiske erkjennelsen. I Anna-Lena Østern, Geir Stavik-Karlsen, Elin Angelo (red.), Kunstpedagogikk og kunnskapsutvikling. Oslo, Trondheim: Universitetsforlaget, s. 219-233.Hohr, Hansjörg (2013).Schiller. Danning som forsoning mellom følelse og fornuft. I Ingerid Straume (red.),Danningens filosofihistorie. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk, s. 160-170.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2013). The Concept of Experience by John Dewey Revisited: Conceiving, Feeling and “Enliving”. Studies in Philosophy and Education, Volume 32 (1), pp. 25-38.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2012). Aesthetic quality in scientific experience. The problem of reference in John Dewey’s aesthetics. Nordic Studies in Education,Volume 32(3),pp. 196-208.
Hohr, Hansjörg (2012). Das Märchen – zwischen Kunst, Mythos und Spiel. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Prof. Soner Yıldırım completed his bachelor’s degree at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Sciences, Division of Curriculum and Instruction in 1990. He completed his master program at Michigan State University in 1993 and then his doctorate program at University of Southern California in 1997 in the field of Instructional Technology. He has been working at the Middle East Technical University (METU), Faculty of Education as a faculty member since 1998.
Prof. Yildirim has been serving as international ICT consultant in various international organizations. He worked for the World Bank as an Internernatiol Expert in several Educational Technology projects. Between 2002-2006, he was the leading expert at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg for the project “Teaching & Learning in the Communication Society”. He has also been working as the National Expert for the European Training Foundation (ETF) for Vocational Education and Training (VET) projects.
Prof. Yildirim’s research interest includes technology use in education, social media, electronic performance support systems (EPSS), learning analytics and nomophobia.
Prof. Dr. Ahmet DOĞANAY earned his BA degree from Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences on curriculum and instruction in 1983. He got his first MA degree from same department in 1986. In 1986 he was awarded a scholarship from Turkish Government for graduate study in USA. He earned his second master degree on curriculum and instruction in elementary education from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus in 1989. He got his PhD degree from University of Pittsburgh, Department of Instruction and Learning specializing in social studies education in 1993.
Ahmet DOĞANAY who had taught one year as a classroom techer in 1978, began his academic life as a research assisstant at the Çukurova University, Faculty of Education Department os Educational Sciences in 1984. After returning from USA, he has began to work at the same department.
In his academic life Ahmet DOĞANAY has taken over administrative duties such as department chair, vice dean, senate member, Interuniversities Board Member. Currently he serves as the dean of the Faculty of Education, Çukurova University.
Professor DOĞANAY has taken different duties as expert and consultant in national and international projects. Some of them are World Bank-Higher Education Council Preservice Teacher Education Project, European Council Democracy and Human Rights Education Project, European Values Education Project, Northern Cyrprus Turkhish Republic Elementary Education Curriculum Development Project. Social studies education, curriculum development and teaching thinking are among the research interests of Dr. DOĞANAY. He serves as editor of three journal which two of them are indexed in SSCI.
Dr. Sibel KARAKELLE is currently Faculty Member of the Division of Music Education and Dean of Faculty of Education at the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University in Burdur, Turkey. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education at Gazi University (Turkey), her Master’s degree in music education (emphasized in piano pedagogy) at the University of Oklahoma (USA), and her Ph.D. degree in sociology of music education at North Texas University. A specialist in music science, Dr. KARAKELLE teaches methods courses and supervises student teachers at the undergraduate level, and teaches comparative music education, socilogy of music, and psychology of music courses at the graduate level. In her research, She has concentrated on music in its various social contexts, combining a number of macro and micro sociological perspectives on music and its education. She is an active clinician and researcher, and she has presented many sessions at national and international conferences. Dr. KARAKELLE has been published in research journals, and serves on state and international research journal review boards.
She participated in in national and international projects: contributed to Akdeniz University EU project as ‘expert’, Süleyman Demirel University BAKA project as ‘advisor’, Yeşilbaşköy Office of Mayor’s BAKA project as ‘Assistant Project Coordinator’. She was also editor and referee of national and international journals. She continued her academic studies as ‘Research Faculty’ in Sibelius Academy and Helsinki University (Finland) in 2012. Having contributed to academic studies, national and international symposiums, courses and workshops of Music Science and visited 58 countries, Dr KARAKELLE published an international book called “Dialectic of Centralization: A Sociological Examination of Music Teacher Training Programs of Selected Countries”. She also wrote chapters for ‘Internationalisation’ and ‘Employability’ within ‘Bologna Process and Türkiye: European Higher Education Field’. She edited ‘Pedagogical Approaches to Piano Education’. Her international book projects ‘Introduction to Musicology’ and ‘The Lives Behind the Sounds’ are in press.
She is also a member of Music Educators’ Association in Turkey (MÜZED), Research Alliance of Institues for Music Education (RAIME), International Society for Music Education (ISME) ve International Musicological Society (IMS).