Deniz Kurtoğlu Eken

E-Mail
kurtogluekensabanciunivedu
Phone
0216-483-9124
Personal Web
Title
Instructor
Education
B.A. English Language and Literature, Hacettepe University, 1987
M.A. English Language Teaching, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois, 1991
Ph.D. English Language Teaching, Middle East Technical University, 2000

Certificates and Diplomas
French Language Diploma Ministere de L'Education Nationale Ecole Technique Superieure de L'Etat a Bruxelles, 1985
RSA/UCLES Diploma, Middle East Technical University, 1990
Areas of Interest
Trainer training, teacher training and development, creative methodology for teaching and training, affect and psychology in education, discourse analysis, teaching writing, qualitative research
ELTJ Editorial Advisory Panel Member, January 2002-January 2005
Publications
  • Book
    Deniz , Kurtoğlu Eken, The less easily definable in effective teaching: giss and its implications for language teacher training and development, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, June 2009
  • Book Section / Chapter
    Kurtoğlu Eken, Deniz, "Sabancı University School of Languages Trainer Education Program (SLTEP): A case study on trainer education in Turkey", Teacher Educators and Teachers as Learners: International Perspectives, Boyd, Pete and Szplit, Agnieszka and Zbróg, Zuzanna (eds.), Kraków: Libron 2014, 97-120
  • Before SU Publications
              Articles and Books
    • Alone Together In English Teaching Professional Issue 65November 2009 pp. 51-53
    • Research for learner, teacher and institutional development  In IATEFL Teacher Development SIG Newsletter Issue 61 Summer 2009 pp. 19-22
    • Are we really in the dark or do we shy away from the light? Proceedings of EAQUALS International Conference 2009 on Quality and Effectiveness in Language Teacher Training and Development available at: http://www.eaquals.org/popup.asp?p=4486
    • The Less Easily Definable in Effective Teaching: Giss and its Implications for Language Teacher Training and Development 2009 VDM Verlag Dr. Müller AG & Co. KG
    • Growing with re-search: Research in education. In IATEFL Research SIG Newsletter Issue 22 Autumn 2008 pp. 21-4
    • Getting to the Heart of ‘Training’: Teachers’ Voices, Teachers’ Choices? In the Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on ELT Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Lincom Europa - LSSLT 06: ELT Profession: Challenges & Prospects October 2008, pp. 6-16
    • ‘Thou shalt reflect…’ ‘Training’ as interference? In Teacher Trainers and Educators IATEFL SIG Newsletter April 2007, Issue 1 pp. 10-12
    • An Exploration of Teaching Effectiveness: An Attempt to Define the Less Easily Definable. In C. Coombe, M. Al-Hamly, P. Davidson and S. Troudi (eds.) 2007 Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness in ESL/EFL Contexts Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan Press pp. 167-182
    • Principles and practice in teacher training and supervision. In B. Beaven (ed.) IATEFL Cardiff Conference Selections 2005 pp. 181-182
    • Ögretmen egitiminde ders gözlem süreci: Hem ormani hem de agaçlari görebilmek ( The process of lesson observation in teacher education: Seeing the wood and the trees) January 2005 http://www.erg.sabanciuniv.edu/iok2005/bildiriler/deniz-kurtoglu-eken.pdf
    • Challenge and Creativity in Teaching Beginners, Proceedings of the 6th International Bilkent University School of English Language ELT Conference, Co-editor 2002
    • The wood or the trees? Classroom observation and effective teaching. In A. Pulverness (ed.) IATEFL Brighton Conference Selections 2001 pp. 111-2

    • Two models for training new trainers. In The Teacher Trainers and Educators IATEFL SIG Newsletter Issue 1/2001 April pp.9-11
    • A Trainer Like Me… In The Teacher Trainer Vol.15 No.1 pp. 21-2
    • The “jizz” rainbow: a new challenge in teacher training. In A. Pulverness (ed.) IATEFL Dublin Conference Selections 2000 pp.30-31
    • Towards excellence: ‘jizzful’ teaching. In Bilkent University Excellence in Teaching: Promoting, Implementing and Sustaining Effective Practice Conference Publication pp.248-257
    • The “jizz” rainbow: a new challenge in teacher training. In Teacher Trainers’ IATEFL SIG Newsletter Issue 2 July 2000 pp.16-20
    • Through the eyes of the learner: Learner observations of teaching and learning. In ELTJ Vol. 53/4 October 1999 OUP, pp.240-248
    • Trainer language in post-observation feedback sessions. In The Teacher Trainer Vol.13 No.2 Summer 1999 pp. 16-20
    • The power of trainer language in training and development. In Teacher Trainers IATEFL SIG Newsletter No.23 February 1999 pp. 32-38
    • The power of trainer language in training and development. In Bilkent-IATEFL Teacher Training and Teacher Development Conference Publication (March 1998) pp. 24-31
    • Roleplay as a pre-writing technique. In Teach English OUP Turkey Vol.5 Spring 1997 pp. 25-26
    • The use of modal-imbedded directives in teacher trainer oral feedback to trainees on classroom observations. In Teacher Trainers’ IATEFL SIG Newsletter No.18 Summer 1996 pp. 8-11
    • Ideas for using songs in the English language classroom. In English Teaching FORUM January 1996 pp. 46-47

      Podcasts
    • Growing with re-search: Research in education [29-02-2008] http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/do/eng/PodCast/files/podcast63.mp3

    • Professional Development in Teacher Education [31-03-2008] http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/do/eng/PodCast/files/podcast65.mp3
              Citations/References
    • Through the eyes of the learner: Learner observations of teaching and learning in ELTJ Vol. 53/4 October 1999 OUP, 240-248

    • IATEFL Teacher Training Special Interest Group “A Good Read” 13 October 1999 by Jenny Pugsley http://www.ihes.com//ttsig/goodread.html

    • We have emerged by Edit Kontrane Hegybiro in novELTy: A journal of English Language Teaching and Cultural Studies in Hungary Published by the British Council Vol.8 No.1 pp.100-103 by Edit Kontrane Hegybiro in novELTy: A journal of English Language Teaching and Cultural Studies in Hungary Published by the British Council Vol.8 No.1 pp.100-103

    • Conference Report: Developing Trainers in ELT: Strategies, Issues, Perspectives by Tessa Woodward in The Teacher Trainer Vol.15 No.1 published by Pilgrims pp.10 by Tessa Woodward in The Teacher Trainer Vol.15 No.1 published by Pilgrims pp.10

    • Harmer, Jeremy. 2001. The Practice of English Language Teaching, Harlow, Essex: Longman pp. 352 & 362.

    • The Teacher Trainers and Educators SIG and Research SIG, 2003 Nottingham Conference Proceedings, The Role of Research in Teacher Education Beavon & Borg (Eds.) ‘Reading, researching, reconstructing, reliving; a practical enterprise shaped by investigation’ by Briony Beaven - References to: Kurtoglu Eken, D. (1996) The use of modal-embedded directives in teacher trainer oral feedback to trainees on classroom observations. IATEFL Teacher Trainer SIG Newsletter, No.18, 8-11. Kurtoglu Eken, D. (1999) Trainer language in post-observation feedback sessions. The Teacher Trainer, 13(2), 16-20.

    • The Teacher Trainer, ‘Three-way observation: including language learner feedback’ by Bengü Yurtseven, 17(3), 3-6 - Reference to: Kurtoglu Eken, D. (1999) Through the eyes of the learner: learner observations of teaching and learning. ELTJ 53(4), 240-248

    • Wright and Bolitho. 2007. Trainer Development Through the eyes of the learner: Learner observations of teaching and learning in ELTJ Vol. 53/4 October 1999 OUP, 240-248