HUMAN Research Centre is based in Hacettepe University, Beytepe Campus. HUMAN is dedicated to research on social interaction in institutional settings, mainly using a conversation analytic framework. HUMAN members hold weekly Conversation Analysis data sessions every Thursday at 3:00p.m.
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News and Achievements
We are proudly celebrating the second anniversary of our research centre's foundation with a one-day seminar event. Please find the details of HUMAN Conversation Analysis Research Day, which will be held on the 10th of March, 2017. 13.02.2017
HUMAN researchers have presented their recent research in Interactional Competences and Practices in a Second Language (ICOP-L2) Conference held in University of Neuchatel, Switzerland. 20.01.2017
Olcay Sert is now the Editor in Chief of Routledge's Classroom Discourse journal. 01.01.2017
Safinaz Büyükgüzel, vice-director of HUMAN Research Center, gains a PhD degree from the department of French Language Teaching. 19.12.2016
Rice University's CLIC has released a video database on Youtube based on the invited talks in the recent The Teaching and Testing of L2 Interactional Competence where our direct Olcay Sert also gave a talk. 01.11.2016
HUMAN Research Centre director has received the award of "making a difference in education" granted by Hacettepe University Rectorate. 11.10.2016
Müge Satar (Boğaziçi University) and Ciara Wigham (Université Blaise Pascal) will give the fourth seminar of #HUMANtalks series. Their talk will be on “INSTRUCTION-GIVING SEQUENCES IN TASK-BASED ONLINE TEACHING PRACTICES OF FRENCH TEACHER TRAINEES” and it will take place on the 7th of October, at 15:00 in the Faculty of Education Block-B Meeting Hall. Müge Satar will give a presentation on their research with Ciara Wigham’s participation via teleconferencing.
We are really proud to announce that our director Dr. Olcay Sert's book Social Interaction and L2 Classroom Discourse by Edinburgh University Press has been shortlisted for British Association for Applied Linguistics 2016 Book Prize. Find more details at EUP website. 02.09.2016
VEO project appears in national newspapers! 11.07.2016
HUMAN Research Centre researchers Dr. Olcay Sert, Safinaz Büyükgüzel, and Ufuk Balaman visited University College, Kolding and Odense campuses of University of Southern Denmark, and Rasmus Rask Primary School in Denmark. With the project group, the researchers attended a couple of data sessions, audited some classes in the teacher education institution in Denmark; University College, and observed an English language class in Rasmus Rask Primary School. The visit was the first project meeting of the Parallel Worlds: Early Foreign Language Teaching and Teacher Education project. The next meeting meeting will be organised by HUMAN team and held in Turkey in early August. 10-15 May, 2016
"Social Interaction and Applied Linguistics Postgraduate Conference" #sial2015hu and workshops was held in the Faculty of Law on the 7th and 8th September. We would like express our gratitude to keynote speakers, Johannes Wagner, Simona Pekarek Doehler, and Numa Markee; workshop organisers, Evelyne Berger, Olcay Sert, Adam Brandt, Hatice Ergül, and Soren Wind Eskildsen; paper presenters, conference participants, and the conference staff. 09.09.2015
HUMAN director Olcay Sert's book "Social Interaction and L2 Classroom Discourse" published by Edinburgh University Press is now out! 01.08.2015
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