Profile

Gaye Defne Ceyhan MacLellan

Assist. Prof.
E-Mail: 
gaye.ceyhan@boun.edu.tr
Web: 
https://gdceyhan.expressions.syr.edu/
Education: 

Ph.D. in Science Education, Syracuse University, NY, USA, 2019

M.A. in Primary Education, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2016

B.S. in Primary Science Education, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2005

Certificate in Primary Mathematics Education, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2005

Publications: 

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Ceyhan, G. D., Lombardi, D., & Saribas, D. (2021). Probing into Pre-Service Science Teachers’ Practices of Scientific Evaluation and Decision-Making on Socio-scientific Issues. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 1-25. https://doi.org/1046560X.2021.1894762
  2. Ceyhan, G. D. & Tillotson, J. W. (2020). Early-year undergraduate researchers’ reflections on the values and perceived costs of their research experience. International Journal of STEM Education. 7(1), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-020-00248-x
  3. Ceyhan, G. D. & Tillotson, J. W. (2020). Mentoring structures and the types of support provided to early-year undergraduate researchers. CBE-Life Sciences Education. 19(3), ar26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1187/cbe.19-09-0183
  4. Ceyhan, G. D. & Mugaloglu, E. Z. (2020).Ceyhan, G. D., & Mugaloglu, E. Z. (2020). The role of cognitive, behavioral and personal variables of pre-service teachers’ plausibility perceptions about global climate change. Research in Science & Technological Education, 38(2), 131-145, p. 131-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02635143.2019.1597695
  5. Ceyhan, G. D., Thompson, A., Sloane, J. D., Tillotson, J. W. & Wiles, J. R. (2019). Exploring how the Strategic Undergraduate STEM Talent Acceleration INitiative (SUSTAIN) influenced students’ understanding of the nature of science. International History Philosophy and Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference Book of Proceedings, p. 523-529.
  6. Ceyhan, G. D., Thompson, A., Sloane, J. D., Wiles, J. R., Aksoy, S. & Tillotson, J. W. (2019). The socialization and retention of low-income college students: The impact of a wrap-around intervention. International Journal of Higher Education, 8(6), p. 249-261. doi:10.5430/ijhe.v8n6p249
  7. Ceyhan, G. D., Mugaloglu, E. Z., & Tillotson, J. W. (2019). Teachers’ views about teaching climate change through evidence-based thinking practices: Appropriateness, benefits, and challenges of using an instructional scaffold. Elementary Education Online, 18 (4), p. 1405-1417. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2019.630305
  8. Saribas, D., Ceyhan, G. D., & Lombardi, D. (2019). Zooming in on scientific practices and evidence-based explanations during teaching NOS: A study in pre-service teacher education program. Elementary Education Online, 18(1). doi: 10.17051/ilkonline.2019.527626
  9. Yapicioglu, A. E., Atmaca, S., Akbulut, A., Ceyhan, G. D., Durmus, Y., Akaydin, & G. Demirsoy, A. (2017). Journey to the natural history museum in perspective of children. European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 5(4), p. 365-375.
  10. Saribas, D., & Ceyhan, G. D. (2015). Learning to teach scientific practices: Pedagogical decisions and reflections during a course for pre-service science teachers. International Journal of STEM Education, 2(7). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-015-0023-y

Book Chapters

  1. Mugaloglu, E. Z., Can, N. & Ceyhan, G. D. (2017) Kanıta dayalı fen eğitimi: Model kanıt ilişki şeması [Evidence based science education: Model-evidence link diagram]. Mutlu Pınar Demirci Güler (ed.) Fen Bilimleri Öğretimi: Kuram ve Uygulama Örnekleri. Pegem

Published Resources

  1. Erduran, S., Mugaloglu, E. Z., Kaya, E., Sarıbaş, D., Ceyhan, G.D. & Dagher, Z. (2016). Learning to teach scientific practices: A professional development resource. The University of Limerick. Available at: http://epistem.ie/events-view/new-cpd-resources-on-scientific-practices/
Courses: 

Spring 2021

  • SCED 282: Principles and Methods of Instruction in Maths and Science
  • SCED 320: Teaching Methods in Science and Mathematics
  • SCED 462: Practice Teaching in Science
  • SCED 579: Graduate Seminar

Fall 2020

  • SCED 404: Research Methods in Science and Mathematics Education
  • SCED 450: School Experience in Teaching Mathematics and Science

Spring 2020

  • SCED 320: Teaching Methods in Science and Mathematics
  • SCED 464: Seminar on Practice Teaching in Science
Research Projects: 

SUSTAIN Project Consultant – Department of Science Teaching, Syracuse University, NY, USA, 2020 

Research Assistant – Department of Science Teaching, Syracuse University, NY, USA, 2018 – 2019

  • Strategic Undergraduate STEM Talent Acceleration Initiative (SUSTAIN)  Project, National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant (NSF S-STEM Grant #1644148)

Research Assistant – Department of Primary Education, Boğaziçi University, Turkey, 2014  – 2016

  • Revisiting scientific inquiry in the classroom: towards an interdisciplinary framework in science teaching and learning, 2013, supported by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and European Union Marie Curie Co-Fund Brain Circulation Scheme Fellowship 
  • Mathematics and science education project, 2015, supported by TUBITAK and Kocaeli National Education Directorate 
  • Clean Environment, Clean BlackSea Project, 2014, funded by TUBITAK 
  • Technical Assistance for Strengthening the Special Education (TASSE), 2014, supported by EU and coordinated by the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Turkey 
  • Adapting a questionnaire to determine the effects of parent involvement, self-efficacy and coping strategies in students’ academic achievement, 2013, cooperation with Dr. Stefanie Morgenroth from University of Bergische Wuppertal
Memberships: 
  • The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • International History, Philosophy, and Science Teaching Group (IHPST)
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • Turkish Science Education and Research Association (SERA)
Designes, Awards and Patents: 
2020
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 2020 Conference Travel Scholarship
2019
  • Nomination for the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Prize, Syracuse University
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Certificate of Excellence, Syracuse University
  • Certificate in University Teaching (CUT), Syracuse University
  • Sandra K. Abell Institute for Doctoral Students, National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
  • Summer Dissertation Fellowship, Syracuse University
  • School of Education Creative & Research Grant, Syracuse University
  • Travel Grant, Graduate Students Organization, Syracuse University
  • Travel Grant, School of Education, Syracuse University
2018
  • Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST) Doctoral Student Mentored Review Initiative
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Syracuse University
  • School of Education Creative & Research Grant, Syracuse University
  • Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs Middle Eastern Studies Summer Research Grant, Syracuse University
2017
  • Himan Brown Trust Scholarship, School of Education, Syracuse University
  • Travel Grant, Graduate Students Organization, Syracuse University
  • Travel Grant, School of Education, Syracuse University
Responsibilities: 
  • Reviewer - Science & Education, 2021-Current
  • Reviewer – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2020-Current
  • Reviewer - Elementary Education Online, 2020-Current
  • Reviewer – Education and Science Journal, 2019-Current 
  • Vice-president – Syracuse University Graduate Science Policy Group, Syracuse University, 2018-2019
  • Graduate Students’ Vice-President -Boğaziçi University, 2013-2014
  • Graduate Student Representative -Boğaziçi University Institute for Graduate Studies in Social Sciences, 2013-2014
  • Jury member – Best Educational Practices in Education Conference, Sabanci University, 2014, 2015
  • Featured Member – Commission for the Protection of the Natural Life, Boğaziçi University, 2013-2014
  • Team Manager – TED Istanbul College Destination Imagination, 2012-2013
  • Eco-Schools Project Coordinator – IELEV Private Elementary School, 2009-2010; Istanbul Çevre College, 2008-2009
Talks / Presentations: 

Refereed Presentations

  1. Ceyhan, G. D., Thompson, A. & Tillotson, J. W. (2020). The Effects of Purposeful Academic, Social, and Professional Interventions on Diverse Undergraduate STEM Student Socialization [Paper Session]. AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA  http://tinyurl.com/rhpawat (Conference Canceled)
  2. Ceyhan G.D. & Tillotson J.W. (2020). Mentoring structures and the types of support provided to early-year undergraduate researchers. Paper accepted for poster presentation at the 2020 NARST Annual International Conference, Portland, Oregon; however, this conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  3. Sloane J. D., Ceyhan G. D., Thompson A. N. & Tillotson J. W. (2019). Undergraduate Research Experience as an Early Intervention for At-Risk STEM Scholars. Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.
  4. Thompson A. N., Ceyhan G. D., Sloane J. D., & Tillotson J. W. (2019). What are the barriers and incentives to change?: A STEM faculty needs assessment to inform pedagogical professional development. Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.
  5. Ceyhan, G. D., Sloane, J. D., Tillotson, J. W. (2019). The impact of support interventions on the STEM learning experiences of low-income college students. Northeast Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE) Regional Conference, Burlington, VT, USA.
  6. Thompson A. N., Ceyhan G. D., Tillotson, J. W. (2019). Results from a STEM faculty needs assessment and recommendations to inform pedagogical professional development. Northeast Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE) Regional Conference, Burlington, VT, USA.
  7. Tillotson, J. W., Ceyhan, G. D., Sloane, J. D., Wiles, J. R., & Aksoy, S. (2019). Strategic Undergraduate STEM Talent Acceleration INitiative (SUSTAIN): Impacts on underrepresented college students’ STEM learning experiences. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA.
  8. Tillotson, J. W., Aksoy, S., Ceyhan, G. D., Sloane, J. D., & Wiles, J. R. (2018). The Strategic Undergraduate STEM Talent Acceleration INitiative (SUSTAIN) to promote socialization. Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) 2018 Conference on Transforming STEM Higher Education: Confirming the Authority of Evidence, Atlanta, NE.
  9. Ceyhan, G. D., & Akbulut, A. (2018). Acceptance of evolution facts and the credibility of evolution among college biology students in a Middle Eastern Society. Northeast Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE) Regional Conference, Burlington, VT, USA.
  10. Ceyhan, G. D., Sloane, J., & Tillotson, J. W. (2018). The impact of faculty mentoring and early-immersion pre-research experiences: The Strategic Undergraduate STEM Talent Acceleration Initiative (SUSTAIN). Northeast Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE) Regional Conference, Burlington, VT, USA.
  11. Aksoy, S., Ceyhan, G. D., & Tillotson, J. W. (2018). The Strategic Undergraduate STEM Talent Acceleration Initiative (SUSTAIN): Overcoming the challenges of the college transition. Northeast Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE) Regional Conference, Burlington, VT, USA.
  12. Ceyhan, G. D., & Mugaloglu, E. Z. (2017). Does teaching experience matter? Teachers’ ideas about evidence-based teaching through an instructional scaffold. Northeast Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE) Regional Conference, Burlington, VT, USA.
  13. Ceyhan, G. D., & Mugaloglu, E. Z. (2017). The role of cognitive, behavioral and personal variables on preservice teachers’ plausibility perceptions of global climate change. International History Philosophy and Science Teaching (IHPST) Biennial Conference, Ankara, Turkey.
  14. Saribas, D., Ceyhan, G. D., & Lombardi, D. (2017). Pre-service teachers’ preference to apply NOS aspects and evidence-based thinking in their teaching. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  15. Ceyhan, G. D., Saribas, D., & Lombardi, D. (2017). Pre-service teachers’ thinking about evidence and evaluations of trustworthiness of the claims in socio-scientific issues. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  16. Ceyhan, G. D., & Mugloglu, E. Z. (2016). Pre-service teachers’ plausibility perceptions and understanding of global climate change. International Conference on Education in Mathematics, Science & Technology (ICEMST), Bodrum, Turkey.
  17. Ceyhan, G. D., & Mugloglu, E. Z. (2016). Teachers’ ideas about the benefits and challenges of teaching climate change through evidence-based thinking, International Conference on Education in Mathematics, Science & Technology (ICEMST), Bodrum, Turkey.
  18. Ceyhan, G. D., & Mugloglu, E. Z. (2015). Pre-service teachers’ plausibility perceptions and their willingness to take action about global climate change. International Organization for Science and Technology Education (IOSTE) Regional Symposium, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  19. Erduran, S., Dagher, Z., Mugaloglu, E., Kaya, E., Saribas, D., & Ceyhan, G. D. (2015). Towards a holistic account of scientific practices in science teacher education, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL, USA.
  20. Saribas, D., & Ceyhan, G. D. (2015). Implementing scientific practices: An auto-ethnographic study for the professional development of an instructor in pre-service teacher education program. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.
  21. Can Al, N., Azuz, B., Ceyhan, G. D., Cebi, E., Kose, M., & Olgun, B. (2014). The role of parent involvement, academic and social self-concept on the academic achievement of fourth-grade students. VI. International Congress of Educational Research (ICER), Ankara, Turkey.
  22. Ceyhan, G. D., & Guven, D. (2014). Perceptions of pre-service science teachers about planning and its implementation. XI. National Conference on Mathematics and Science Education, Adana, Turkey.
  23. Atmaca, S., Evren, A., Ceyhan, G. D., Akbulut, A., Durmuş, Y., Akaydın, G., & Demirsoy, A. (2012). Journey to the natural history museum in the perspective of children. Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), Cyprus.

Invited Presentations

  1. Ceyhan, G. D., Mugloglu, E. Z., Lombardi, D., & Erduran, S. (2015). Workshop: Using model-evidence link diagram in science classrooms. International Society of Educational Research (ISER) 2015 World Conference on Education, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  2. Ceyhan, G. D., & Mugloglu, E. Z. (2015). Workshop: Model-evidence link diagram training for science teachers. Turkish Management Sciences Institute (TUSSIDE), Gebze, Turkey.
  3. Kaya, E., & Ceyhan, G. D. (2015). Reconceptualizing the nature of scientific practices and implications for teachers’ professional development, Boğaziçi University, Turkey.
  4. Erduran, S., Kaya, E., Mugaloglu, E. Z., Saribas, D., & Ceyhan, G. D. (2014). Seminar: Scientific Practices: What are they and how can they be promoted in school science? Boğaziçi University, Turkey.
  5. Erduran, S., Kaya, E., Mugaloglu, E. Z., Saribas, D., & Ceyhan, G. D. (2014). Workshop: The use of scientific practices in science classrooms, Boğaziçi University, Turkey.