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Biography

Dr Alpay Ersozlu currently works in the Graduate School of Education, the University of Western Australia. He also served as an assistant professor at Gazi University, Gaziosmanpasa University and worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Scholar at North Carolina State University, the University of Taipei. Before his academic career, Dr Ersozlu served as an Electrical-Electronic Technologies Teacher for ten years at the Vocational and Technical High Schools. Dr Ersozlu’s research focuses on educational leadership and technology, specifically educational technology for school leaders, organisational behaviour, and organisational change, with a particular focus on leadership development. In addition to international publications, Dr Ersozlu has many book chapters and is also co-author of a book.

 

Research Fellow, March 2017 - Present

The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, AU, Graduate School of Education

work as a researcher with Prof. Dr Helen Wildy in some projects at Graduate School of Education.

Postdoctoral Researcher, October 2016 - February 2017.

University of Taipei, Taipei, TaiwanGraduate School of Educational Administration and Evaluation. 

Assistant Professor, 2014 - 2016 September. 

Gazi University, Ankara, TR. Department of Educational Sciences, Gazi Faculty of Education. 

Taught graduate and undergraduate level courses in Educational Sciences. In addition, I focused on organizational behaviour and organizational change with a particular focus on leadership development for teachers and principals.

Assistant Professor, 2012 – 2014.

Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, TR.Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education.

Taught graduate and undergraduate level courses in Educational Sciences. In addition, I focused on organizational behaviour and organizational change with a particular focus on leadership development for school leaders.

 Postdoctoral Research Scholar,2012- 2013.

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education- Technology, Engineering & Design Education, College of Education.

was hired by the College of Education to work in a Postdoctoral Position with the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education.  I worked with Professors within the department to conduct related research on areas of international education, technology integration, leadership and change modeling.  

Research Assistant, 2011 –2012.

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education- Technology, Engineering & Design Education, College of Education.

Worked as a Research Assistant within the department focusing on research and teaching international collaboration with areas associated with leadership at the graduate level. I also conducted related thematic research studies in areas of career and technical education and leadership development. I worked with faculty to incorporate internationalization into the Technology, Engineering and Design graduate program.

Vocational and Technical High School Teacher, 2004-2010.

Uzumoren Selcuk Multi-Programmed High School, Tokat, TR. (Electrical-Electronic Technologies Teacher.)

Served as an Electrical-Electronic Technologies Teacher and taught Electrical-Electronic Technologies Courses in 9,10,11,12thgrades.

Vocational and Technical High School Teacher, 2000-2004.

Bozuyuk Technical and Vocational High School, Bilecik, TR. (Electrical-Electronic Technologies Teacher.)

Served as an Electric-Electronic Technologies Teacher and taught Electrical-Electronic Technologies Courses in 9,10,11,12thgrades.

PUBLICATIONS 

Karakus, M., Ersozlu, A.,Clark, A. C. (2019). Augmented Reality Research in Education: A Bibliometric Study.Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education15(10), em1755. Scimago Rank Q2

Karakus, M., Ersozlu, A.,Demir, S., Usak, M. & Wildy, H. (2019, in Press). A Model on Attitudinal Outcomes of Teachers' Psychological Capital, PsihilogijaVol., No., pp.(SSCI). Q3

Ersozlu, A., Wildy, H. & Bastas, M.(2018).Exploring Social Capital: A Qualitative Investigation of Principal Views.Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology52(1), 777–790. (SSCI). Scimago RankQ2

Ersozlu, A., Wildy, H. & Kubiatko, M.(2017).Metaphorical Perceptions of School Administrators about Social Capital, Revista de Cercetare si Interventie Sociala [Review of Research and Social Intervention], 59, 169-186.(SSCI). Scimago Rank Q3

Zaitseva, N. A., Larionova, A. A., Gornostaeva,Z. V., Malinina, O. Y., Povalayeva, V. A., Vasenev, S. L., Skrynnikova, I. A.& Ersozlu, A.(2017). Elaboration of the Methodology for Assessing the Development of Managerial Competences in University Students Taught with the Use of Case-Technologies, Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education13(11), 7339-7352. (SSCI). Scimago Rank Q2

Šorgo, A., Usak, M., Lamanauskas, V., Šimić Šašić, S., Ersozlu, Z. N., Tomažič, I., Kubiatko, M., Prokop, P.,Ersozlu, A.,Fančovičova, J. & Bilek, M. (2017). Cross-national Study on Relations between Motivation for Science Courses, Pedagogy Courses and General Self-Efficacy.Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education13(10), 6497-6508.(SSCI). Scimago Rank Q2

Ersozlu, A.(2016). School Principals’ Reflective Leadership Skills through the Eyes of Science and Mathematics Teachers, International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 11(5), 881-888. (ERIC).Scimago Rank Q4

Ersozlu, A.,& Ulusoy, T. (2016). Adaptation of Distributed Leadership Scale into Turkish: The Validity and Reliability Study,European Journal of Educational Research,5(2), 43-52.(ERIC)

Ersozlu, A. & Cayci, D. (2016). The Changes in Experienced Teachers' Understanding towards Classroom Management. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 4(1),144-150. (ERIC)

Karakus, M., Ersozlu, A.& Cobanoglu, N. (2016). Teacher Misbehaviors at Elementary Schools in Turkey: Their Causes, Consequences, and Suggestions, International Journal of Educational Reform,25(1), 79-98.

Ersozlu, A.& Saklan, E. (2016). Instructional Leadership in Higher Education: How Does It Work?,British Journal of Education,4(5), 1-15.

Eranil, A. K. & Ersozlu, A.(2016). Relationship between Administrators’ Visionary Leadership and Teachers’ Job Satisfaction in Turkey,International Journal of Academic Research,Vol. 3, No.4(1), 11-21.

Ersozlu, A.& Duzgun, O. (2015). Perceptions of the School Principals about Visionary Leadership, OzeanJournal of Social Sciences, 8(2), 1-16.

Bedir, G., Ersozlu, A. & Kalkan, A. (2015). School Administrators' Opinions on Current and Desired Situations of the Instructional Programs.OzeanJournal of Social Sciences, 8(1), 1-16.

Ersozlu, A.& Celik, V. (2015). Role of School Administrators’ Managerial Resourcefulness in Predicting Teachers’ Organizational Commitment, Organizational Citizenship Behaviors and Job Satisfactions, OzeanJournal of Social Sciences, 8(3), 139-166.

Ersozlu, A., Bedir, G. & Ersozlu, Z. N. (2014). Teaching with Clickers: A useful approach to Active Learning and Instructional Management. The Journal of Academic Social Science.2(1), 534-541. 

Demirtaş, Z. & Ersozlu, A.(2010).The levels of job satisfaction of teachers who work high school, e-Journal of New World Sciences Academy Education Science5(1), 198-208.

Arabacı, I. B. & Ersozlu, A.(2010). Postgraduate Students' Perceptions of their Supervisiors' Mentoring Skills (Gaziosmanpasa University example), Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences,2(2), 4234-4238.

Demirtaş, Z. & Ersozlu, A.(2007). The Relationships between School Cultures and Students’ Behavior Intended for Violence, Journal of Social Sciences Research, 2, 178-189.

Demirtaş, Z. & Ersozlu, A.(2007). Ethic in the process of inspection on the context of elementary school teachers (Sample of Tokat City), Research of Eastern Anatolia Region6(1), 89-94.

PUBLISHED BOOK OR CHAPTER

Ersozlu, A.(2014). Çatışma Yönetimi [Conflict Management]., (pp.89-106)In Agricultural Extension and Consultancy (Vol:1, Kişisel Gelişim [Personal Development]. Sayılı, M., Oruç, E., Günal, H. & Önen, H. (Eds.), Ankara: Epamat Basım ve Yayıncılık Ltd. Şti. ISBN: 978-975-7328-52-0.

Ersozlu, A.,Celik, V. & Eranil, A. K.(2014). Sınıf Kurallarını ve İşlemlerini Kazandırmada Masalların Kullanımı., (pp.119-142), In Active Learning in the process of education-instruction(Handlungsorientiertes Lernen in Bildungsprozessen.Actief Leren) (Aktif Ogrenme).H. Coskun & G. Bedir (Eds.), Berlin: Dagyeli Verlag. ISBN: 9783935597289.

Militello, M. & Ersozlu, A.(2013). School Leaders’ Perceptions of the Technology Standards, (pp.233-247), In M. Militello & J. I. Friend (Eds.), Principal 2.0: Technology and Educational Leadership.  Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing. ISBN: 9781623963019

Töremen, F. & Ersozlu, A.(2010). Eğitim Örgütlerinde Sosyal Sermaye ve Yönetimi [Social Capital and its Management in Educational Organizations]. Istanbul: Ideal Kültür Publishing. ISBN: 9786055729042. 

A Translated Book: Militello, M., Rallis, S. F. & & Goldring, E. B. (2013).Leading with Inquiry and Action: How Principals Improve Teaching and Learning. [Araştırma ve Aksiyon ile Liderlik: Öğretme ve Öğrenmeyi Geliştiren Bir Okul Müdürü Olmak]. Translation Eds.- Toremen, F. & Ersozlu, A.Ankara: PegemA Publishing.  ISBN 978-605-364-476-7.

PRESENTATIONS

Ersozlu, A. & Cayci, D. (2015). Changes in Experienced Teachers’ Understanding towards Classroom Management. ERPA International Congresses on Education 2015, ERPA Congresses 2015, 4-7 June 2015, Athena: Greece.

Ersozlu, A. & Duzgun, O. (2014). Perceptions of School Administrators on Visionary Leadership and its Applications. The International Conference on Educational Leadership in The Light of Science. 22-24 May 2014, Siirt: Siirt University.

Karakuş, M., Demir, S.& Ersozlu, A. (2015). Etik İklim ile Örgütsel Bağlılık, Motivasyon ve Örgütsel Vatandaşlık Davranışları Arasındaki İlişki. 10th National Education Management Congress. 8-10 May, 2015, Sözlü Bildiri, Gaziantep.

Ersozlu, A. & Saklan, E. (2014). 60-66 Aylık Öğrencilerin Okula Başlama Yaşına İlişkin Sınıf Öğretmenlerinin Değerlendirmeleri. 5th Education Management Forum (EYFOR). 11-13 September, 2014, Sözlü Bildiri, Konya.

Ersozlu, A. & Saklan, E. (2014). Okul Yöneticilerinin Okul-Aile Birliğinin İşleyişine İlişkin Görüşleri. 9th National Education Management Congress. 8-10 May, 2014, Sözlü Bildiri, Siirt.

Koçak, R., Ersozlu, A.& Yılmaz, D. (2011). Okul Yöneticileri Yetki Kullanımı Kaygı Ölçeği (OYKÖ): Geçerlik ve Güvenirlik. 20th Ulusal Eğitim Bilimleri Kurultayı (8-10 September, 2011), Sözlü Bildiri, Burdur.  

Arabacı, I. B. & Ersozlu, A.(2010) Postgraduate Students’ Perceptions of Their Supervisors’ Mentoring Skills (Gaziosmanpaşa University Example). World Conference on Educational Sciences. 04-08 February 2010, İstanbul: Bahcesehir University.

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Worked as an educational module expert in the project named “Improving competencies of agricultural counsellors in the development of agriculture and rural” funded by Turkish National Agency (276.829 EURO), 2013-2014. 

Worked as education consultantin the project named “IncreasingSupervision Competencies and Performance Evaluation of Education Administrators and Supervisors” funded byEuropean Union Grants, Leonardo da Vinci Programme - Mobility Project, (Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden) Project No: 2013-1-TR1-LEO03-49599, (55.100 EURO),2013-2014.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor,2015 – 2016 

Gazi University, Turkey. 

Taught: 

         Graduate Courses:

  • School Technology Leadership and Digital Technologies (EYD 4120008)(Graduate Course- Doctoral Level), Fall, 2015- Spring 2016
  • School Technology Leadership (EYD 1120005)(Graduate Course-Master Level), Fall, 2015- Spring 2016
  • Scientific Research Methods (EYD 7890003)(graduate Course-Master Level), Spring 2016
  • Supervision Theories (EYD 1120006)(Graduate Course-Master level), Spring, 215-2016
  • Scientific Research Methods (EYD 7890003)(graduate Course-Master Level), Fall 2016

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Classroom Management (204MB) (Undergraduate Course), Fall, 2015-2016.
  • Introduction to the EducationalScience (109MB) (Undergraduate Course), Fall, 2015 Spring.
  • Turkish Educational System and School Management (312MB)(Undergraduate Course), Fall, Fall, 2015-2016.
  • Effective Communication (Undergraduate Course), Fall, Fall, 2015-2016.

Assistant Professor,2012 –2014.

Gaziosmanpasa University, Turkey. 

Taught: 

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Classroom Management (Undergraduate Course), Fall, 2013-2014.
  • Introduction to the EducationalScience (Undergraduate Course), Fall, 2014 Spring.

Graduate Courses:

  • Leadership in Education (Graduate Course-Master Level), Fall, 2013-2014
  • Change and Innovation in Education (Graduate Course-Master level), Spring, 2013-2014
  • Effective School Leadership (Graduate Course-Master level), Spring, 2013-2014

Postdoctoral Research Scholar,2012- 2013.

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.

He helped instruct a doctoral level course on Modelling Change in Education and Leadership Development in Technology Education.  

Taught with Prof. Dr. Aaron Clark: Leadership Development in Technology Education (TED 757)(Graduate Courses-Doctoral Level), Foundations for Teaching Technology (TED 530). 

 

Research Assistant,2011 – 2012.

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA. 

Research Assistant to Professor Aaron Clark, Fall 2011- Spring 2012

Taught with Prof Dr. Aaron Clark: Planning of Change in Technology Education (TED 756)(Graduate Courses-Doctoral Level).

Vocational and Technical High School Teacher,2004-2010.

Uzumoren Selcuk Multi-Programmed High School, Tokat, Turkey (Technical Teacher).

TaughtElectric-Electronic Technologies Courses in 9,10,11,12thgrades.

Vocational and Technical High School Teacher, 2000-2004.

Bozuyuk Technical Vocational High School, Bilecik, Turkey. (Technical Teacher).

TaughtElectric-Electronic Technologies Courses in 9,10,11,12thgrades.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Participanton behalf of Gazi University, National Youth and Sport Policy Document, Youth Policy Workshop (I), April 2015, Ankara. 

Manuscript Reviewer, Gaziosmanpasa University Social Sciences Researches Journal, Gaziosmanpasa University, Turkey, 2014. 

Lecturer, Seminar to Directorate of National Education, Turkey, 2014. 

Manuscript Reviewer, The Journal of Theoretical Educational Science, Afyon Kocatepe University.

Lecturer, Communication in Education and Social Capital Seminar (for Tokat Airport Personnel – Training of Trainers Course) December 2013.

Lecturer, Seminar to Directorate of National Education, Turkey, 2010. 

LEADERSHIP

Distance Education Coordinator of Education Management, Supervision, Planning and Economic Department, Gazi University, Turkey, 2015-2016.

Quality Assurance and Ranking Unit Coordinator of Education Management, Supervision, Planning and Economics Department, Gazi University Quality Assurance and RankingUnit, Gazi Faculty of Education, Gazi University, Turkey, 2015-2016.

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH  

Master’s Thesis Supervised

Ulusoy, T. Thesis Title: The relationship between distributed leadership behaviours in schools with teachers’ job satisfaction and organizational commitment. M.A (Completion Date: 2014). 

Eranil, A. K. Thesis Title: The relationship between vocational secondary school principals’ visionary leadership behaviours and job satisfaction levels of the teachers’. M.A (Completion Date: 2014). 

Served as an advisor in two Master’s of art thesis at the Department of Educational Management and Supervision in Gaziosmanpasa University in Turkey, 2012-2014. 

Served as a committee member in three master’s of art thesis at the Department of Educational Management and Supervision and Psychology in Education in Gaziosmanpasa University in Turkey, 2012-2014. 

 

Overview of Advising/Mentoring

  • Master’s Advisees (2 graduated)
  • Graduate Research Assistants Mentored (1 graduated)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Fellowship Program for Postdoctoral Researchers by the Council of Higher Education of Turkey.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Data analysis: SPSS, LISREL and AMOS.
  • Q Methodology: (Q methodology allows researchers to identify, both quantitatively and qualitatively, the various opinions within a group and the number of people within the group who hold these opinions. Thus, Q methodology, or simply Q, is an appropriate choice whenever a researcher wishes to determine the various perspectives and consensus within a group regarding any topic.)
  • EDUC5638 Introduction to Classical and Rasch Measurement Test Theories, in the Graduate School of Education, UWA.
  • Full Computer Literacy 
  • Fluent in English
  • Native Speaker in Turkish

MEMBERSHIP

  • Epsilon Pi Tau (The International Honor Society for Profession in Technology), ALPHA PI CHAPTER, North Carolina State University, 2013-…

 

 

 

Keywords

  • educational leadership
  • educational technology
  • organisational behaviour
  • Teacher Education
  • Digital Technologies
  • Multivariate data analysis
  • Change in education
  • Schools as organisations
  • Quantitative research methods

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Research Output 2010 2019

Augmented reality research in education: A bibliometric study

Karakus, M., Ersozlu, A. & Clark, A. C., 9 May 2019, In : Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education. 15, 10, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

Open Access
Bibliometrics
Augmented reality
Augmented Reality
Education
Taiwan

Mixed Reality Learning Environments in Teacher Education: An Analysis of TeachLivE ™ Research

Ersozlu, Z. N., Ledger, S., Ersozlu, A., Mayne, F. E. & Wildy, H. R., 2019, (Submitted) In : Computers & Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Social capital: a qualitative investigation of principal views

Ersozlu, A., Wildy, H. & Bastas, M., 2018, In : Quality and Quantity. 52, 1, p. 777-790 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Networks
social capital
principal
Social Relations
Encoding
3 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

Cross-national Study on Relations between Motivation for Science Courses, Pedagogy Courses and General Self-Efficacy

Šorgo, A., Lamanauskas, V., Šašić, S. Š., Ersozlu, Z. N., Tomažič, I., Kubiatko, M., Prokop, P., Ersozlu, A., Fančovičova, J., Bilek, M. & Usak, M., 1 Oct 2017, In : Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education. 13, 11, p. 6497-6508

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Self-efficacy
Pedagogy
self-efficacy
Prospective Teachers
teacher
15 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Elaboration of the methodology for assessing the development of managerial competences in university students taught with the use of case-technologies

Zaitseva, N. A., Larionova, A. A., Gornostaeva, Z. V., Malinina, O. Y., Povalayeva, V. A., Vasenev, S. L., Skrynnikova, I. A. & Ersozlu, A., 1 Nov 2017, In : Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education. 13, 11, p. 7339-7351

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Students
Methodology
university
methodology
student