Osman Akşit

Yrd. Doç. Dr.
EF 606
0212 359 4663

Doktora., Fen Eğitimi, North Carolina State University, 2018

Yüksek Lisans., Yönetim Bilişim Sistemleri, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, 2014

Lisans., Fizik Eğitimi, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, 2009



-Aksit, O., & Wiebe, E. (2020). Exploring force and motion concepts in middle grades using computational modeling: A classroom intervention study. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 29(1), 65-82. doi: 10.1007/s10956-019-09800-z (Link)

-Wiebe, E., London, J., Aksit, O., Mott, B. W., Boyer, K. E., & Lester, J. C. (2019). Development of a Lean Computational Thinking Abilities Assessment for Middle Grades Students. In Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 456-461). ACM. doi: 10.1145/3287324.3287390 (Link)

-Aksit, O., McNeal, K.S., Gold, A.U., Libarkin, J.L., & Harris, S. (2018). The influence of instruction, prior knowledge, and values on climate change risk perception among undergraduates. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 55(4), 550-572. doi: 10.1002/tea.21430 (Link)

-Boulden, D. C., Wiebe, E., Akram, B., Aksit, O., Buffum, P. S., Mott, B., ... & Lester, J. (2018). Computational Thinking Integration into Middle Grades Science Classrooms: Strategies for Meeting the Challenges. Middle Grades Review, 4(3), 5. (Link)

-Smith, A., Aksit, O., Min, W., Wiebe, E., Mott, B. W., & Lester, J. C. (2016). Integrating Real-Time Drawing and Writing Diagnostic Models: An Evidence-Centered Design Framework for Multimodal Science Assessment. In International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 165-175). Springer International. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39583-8_16 (Link)


Kısa Özgeçmiş: 

Dr. Aksit is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics and Science Education. Dr. Aksit has a bachelor's degree in Physics Education and a master's degree in Management Information Systems from Bogazici University. He completed his PhD in Science Education at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, USA) in 2018. Dr. Aksit has many years of teaching experience (physics & chemistry) at secondary level in different international schools in Turkey and abroad. Dr. Aksit's research interests include the use of computational thinking and systems thinking in the context of physics education, modeling and model-based learning, students' understanding of climate change concepts and associated risk perceptions, learning in game-based environments, and item-response theory. Dr. Aksit was involved in various NSF-funded research projects during his doctorate studies and published several academic papers.