Fields of activities:
|» Visual arts |
» Cultural studies
» Political science
|» Architecture and design |
» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)
» Journalism, mass media and communication
» Library and museum studies
» Public affairs
Brief description of your activity focus
social and civic impact of polymedia, civic participation, new media literacy, cyber-governance, activism via social media
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
*Involved in FP6 EU funded project, entitled Civicweb: Young people, internet and civic participation in
2006-2009 as researcher of Istanbul Bilgi University, one of the 7 partners (www.civicweb.eu)
*Have been teaching digital media, alternative communication techniques, patterns & paradigms, digital
urban environments, open access pedagogical software & collaborative social networks in various
universities (state and private) in Turkey and abroad on undergraduate & graduate levels since 1999.
*On-site coordinator of Media School at SEHIR, organized in cooperation with the Media Association in
*Academic coordinator of New Media Literacy workshops on international and national level at SEHIR.
*E-skills week-Europe coordinator at Istanbul Bilgi University (2009-2010).
*Member of Alternative Informatics Association and International Communication Association.
|Project Title||Civicweb: Internet, Young people and civic participation|
|Specific Theme||Citizens and Governance in a knowledge based society|
|Coordinator||Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media, Institute of Education (LKL), University of London (IoE)|
|Project Title||The Impact of Social Media on Citizenship Culture / An empirical assessment of Social Media Usage during 2011 General Elections in Turkey|
International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
*Project proposal submitted to Ministry of National Education and TUBITAK & approved for funding at first stage,
entitled Design of Smart Inquiry Motor that Assesses the Intelligibility of a given Text (pending)