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Mete Akcaoglu

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  • Graduate Assistant
  • Michigan State University
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Research interests

language teaching gamesforeign language teachingTechnology integration in educationEducational PolicyComparative International EducationDistance EducationSerious Games

About

Mete Akcaoglu is a Ph.D. student at the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (a.k.a EPET) Program at Michigan State University. Having both his BA and MA from two distinct Turkish universities in Istanbul and Ankara on applied linguistics, Mete’s personal interest in educational technologies started during his undergraduate education and continued with his master’s thesis. His research interests include, but not limited to, gaming in education (specifically in language teaching), distance education theories and their practical applications, educational policy and comparative international education research. As a research assistant, he works with a team of creative individuals on creating an online MMORPG, Zon, which aims to teach Chinese to learners from all over the world.

Co-authors (23)

Publications (5)

  • Computational What? Relating Computational Thinking to Teaching

    • Kale U
    • Akcaoglu M
    • Cullen T
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  • Outcomes from a self-generated utility value intervention on fifth and sixth-grade students’ value and interest in science

    • Akcaoglu M
    • Rosenberg J
    • Ranellucci J
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  • Teaching systems thinking through game design

    • Akcaoglu M
    • Green L
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  • Using Facebook groups to support social presence in online learning

    • Akcaoglu M
    • Lee E
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  • An investigation of State Educational Twitter Hashtags (SETHs) as affinity spaces

    • Rosenberg J
    • Greenhalgh S
    • Koehler M
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Professional experience

Graduate Assistant

Michigan State University

August 2008 - Present

Education

Ph.D.

Michigan State Univeristy

August 2008 - Present

MA

METU - Middle East Technical University

June 2006 - June 2008(2 years)

BA

Bogazici University

September 1999 - June 2003(4 years)