Profile

Sevil Akaygün

Assoc. Prof.
E-Mail: 
sevil.akaygun@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
0212 359 4409
Education: 

Ph.D., Chemistry Education, University of Northern Colorado, CO, USA, 2009.

M.S., Chemistry, University of Northern Colorado, CO, USA, 2008.

M.S., Science and Mathematics Education, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2000.

B.S., Teaching Chemistry, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1993.

Publications: 

Akaygun, S., & Adadan, E. (2018). Revisiting the Understanding of Redox Reactions through Critiquing Animations in Variance. In  Schultz, M., Schmid, S. and Lawrie, G. A. (Eds.), Research into Practice in Chemistry Education - Selected Contributions from the 25th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education 2018 . Dordrecht: Springer.

Akaygun, S., Adadan, E., Kelly, R. (2018). Capturing preservice chemistry teachers’ visual representations of redox reactions through storyboards. Israel Journal of Chemistry, DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201800133.

 

Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae: 

Dr. Akaygun received her undergraduate degree in teaching chemistry from Bogazici University in 1993. Between 1993 to 2005 she taught chemistry and middle school science at two high schools in Istanbul. In 2000, she earned her M.S. in Secondary School Science and Maths Education from Bogazici University. She earned her MS in chemistry (2008) and her Ph.D in chemical education (2009) from University of Northern Colorado. She has joined the Department of Mathematics and Science and Education in 2010. Her research interests include visualisations in chemistry education, nanotechnology education and STEM education. Dr. Akaygun has published over 25 publications including research articles and book chapters.  Dr. Akaygun has been coordinating various research projects funded by national (TUBITAK) and international (European Commission) research agencies and organising teacher training workshops for science and mathematics teachers.

Dr. Akaygun received her undergraduate degree in teaching chemistry from Bogazici University in

1993. Between 1993 to 2005

she taught chemistry and middle school science at two high schools in

Istanbul. In 2000, she earned her M.S. in Secondary School Science and Maths Education from

Bogazici University. She earned her MS in chemistry (2008) and her Ph.D in chemical education

(2009) from University of Northern Colorado. She has joined the Department of Mathematics and

Science and Education in 2010. Her research interests include visualisations in science/chemistry

education, nanoscience education and STEM education. Dr. Akaygu

n has published over 25

publications including research articles and book chapters. Dr. Akaygun has been coordinating

various research projects funded by national (TUBITAK) and international (European Commission)

research agencies and organising teacher t

raining workshops for science and mathematics teachers.Dr. Akaygun received her undergraduate degree in teaching chemistry from Bogazici University in

1993. Between 1993 to 2005

she taught chemistry and middle school science at two high schools in

Istanbul. In 2000, she earned her M.S. in Secondary School Science and Maths Education from

Bogazici University. She earned her MS in chemistry (2008) and her Ph.D in chemical education

(2009) from University of Northern Colorado. She has joined the Department of Mathematics and

Science and Education in 2010. Her research interests include visualisations in science/chemistry

education, nanoscience education and STEM education. Dr. Akaygu

n has published over 25

publications including research articles and book chapters. Dr. Akaygun has been coordinating

various research projects funded by national (TUBITAK) and international (European Commission)

research agencies and organising teacher t

raining workshops for science and mathematics teachers.

Research Interests: 

VHer research interests include visualisations in science/chemistry education, nanoscience education and STEM education.Visualisations in chemistry education, nanotechnology education and STEM education.research interests include visualisations in science/chemistry

education, nanoscience education and STEM education.HHHer research interests include visualisations in science/chemistry

education, nanoscience education and STEM education.