Instructional design coordinator - College of Health Sciences
|Certifications||Certificate of Completion, Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Online Workshop (2009)|
Certificate of Completion, Peer Reviewer’s Certification (PRC) Online Workshop (2009)
Dr. Ozdemir is the Instructional Design Coordinator for the College of Health Sciences, a position in which he works directly with faculty to strengthen the distance education modalities in an effort to continuously enhance the learner’s education and on-line learning experience. Dr. Ozdemir earned a Bachelor of Science from Anadolu University, a Master of Science in Computer Education and Instructional Technology from Middle East Technical University and a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech.) He is currently a member of EDUCAUSE, the Association for Educational Communications and Technology and the American Educational Research Association.
My general research interest is the disruptive innovation in education. I conduct research on emerging technologies and instructional / learning strategies which will effectively respond to the changing needs and demands of today’s and future learners.
In particular, my current research interests are:
- Competency-based education
- Electronic portfolios
- Digital badges
- Massive open online courses
- Experiential learning
- Multimedia learning
- Self-directed / self-regulated learning
Ozdemir, D. & Loose, R. (2014) Implementation of a quality assurance review system for the scalable development of online courses. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 17(1).
Ozdemir, D. (2014). Overcoming Challenges During the Development of a Massive Open Online Course. In P. Lowenthal, C. York, & J. Richardson (Eds.), Online Learning: Common misconceptions, benefits, and challenges. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. - link
Ozdemir, D. & McDaniel, J. G.. Evaluation of the State Authorization Processes for Distance Education. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 16(1)., 2013 - link
Can, G. & Ozdemir, D. Blogging in higher education: Theoretical and practical approach. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 4(6), 5-13., 2006 - link
Kiraz, E & Ozdemir, D. (2006). The relationship between educational ideologies and technology acceptance in preservice teachers. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 9(2), 152-165. - link
Awards and honors
2008 - Certificate of Appreciation, McNair Scholars Program