Members

 Dr. Ufuk Balaman (Director) : Assistant Professor, English Language Teaching

Ufuk Balaman is an Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics in the department of English Language Teaching at Hacettepe University. His research primarily deals with online task-oriented L2 interaction using conversation analysis as the research methodology. His recent publications appeared in Journal of Pragmatics, Computer Assisted Language Learning, ReCALL, and Language Learning & Technology.

 

 

 

Dr. Nilüfer Can Daşkın (Vice-Director): Research Assistant,  English Language Teaching

Nilüfer Can Daşkın has been a member of the executive committee and a researcher since the foundation of HUMAN Research Centre. She is currently a research assistant at the department of English Language Teaching, Hacettepe University. 

 

 

 

 

Devran Demir (Vice-Director): Research Assistant,  German Language Teaching

Devran Demir is a Research Assistant in the department of  German Language Teaching at Hacettepe University. His research interests are in the areas of spoken language, speaking oriented teacher-student interaction and classroom interaction.

 

 

 

Dr. Nergiz Kardaş İşler (Member): Research Assistant,  Primary Education

Nergiz Kardaş İşler is a Research Assistant in the department of  Primary Education at Hacettepe University. Her research interests are in the areas of  teacher-student interaction in primary schools and classroom interaction in social studies course.

 

 


Founding Members

 

Dr. Olcay Sert

Co-founder and Previous Director

Olcay Sert is the founding director of the HUMAN Research Centre. He is the editor of Classroom Discourse (Routledge) and the author of “Social Interaction and L2 Classroom Discourse“, published by Edinburgh University Press.

 

 

 

Dr. Safinaz Büyükgüzel

Co-founder, Previous Vice-Director

Safinaz Büyükgüzel is the founding vice-director of HUMAN Research Centre. She is currently a Research Fellow at University of Southern Denmark.

 

 

 

Dr. Ufuk Balaman

Co-founder, Previous Vice-Director

Ufuk Balaman is an assistant professor of applied linguistics in the department of English Language Teaching, Hacettepe University. He is currently working in the Centre de linguistique appliquée 
Université de Neuchâtel as a postdoctoral researcher.

 

 

Dr. Nilüfer Can Daşkın

Member

Nilüfer Can Daşkın has been a member of the executive committee and a researcher since the foundation of HUMAN Research Centre. She is currently a research assistant at the department of English Language Teaching, Hacettepe University. 

 

 

 

 

VISITING RESEARCHERS

Maria Vanessa aus der Wieschen

2015 - Summer

University of Southern Denmark

Maria Vanessa aus der Wieschen is a PhD Fellow at the University of Southern Denmark. Her ongoing PhD project “On the Role of Quantity and Quality of Exposure to English inside the Classroom” under the supervision of Søren Wind Eskildsen is part of the larger project “The younger, the better? — A usage-based approach to learning and teaching of English in Danish primary schools.” Her research investigates the educational factors of English as a Foreign Language classes, i.e. the quantity and quality of exposure to English inside the classroom and their influence on young ELF learners’ rate of L2 learning and short-term L2 proficiency, from a multimodal, conversation-analytic perspective.

 

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