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  M.A/M.S, 1999, Middle East Technical University, Foreign Language Education
  B.A/B.S, 1993, Hacettepe University, American Studies
  Certificate, 2007, Educational Management Training, Pearson Education
  Certificate, 2006, Certificate For Teaching Critical Thinking Skills, University of Oregon
  Certificate, 2006, Leadership Training, University of Kent
  Certificate, 2005, Director Of Studies Certificate, International House Barcelona
  Certificate, 2005, Teacher Trainer Certificate, International House Barcelona
  Certificate, 2001, Certificate For Teaching Business English, British Council
  Certificate, 2000, Certificate For Teaching Esl,, University of Delaware
  Certificate, 1996, Certelt, British Council

Employment Record

  1994 - 1996, English Teacher, TÖMER
  1996 - now, Instructor, METU Department of Modern Languages

Administrative Duties

  2002 - 2005, Academic Writing Center Coordinator, Middle East Technical University, Modern Languages
  2007 - now, Department Head, Middle East Technical University, Modern Languages

Committee Work

  2001 - 2002, Development of a Centre/Projects, Academic Writing Center Coordinator, The Academic Writing Center
  2005 - 2007, Teacher Training, Teacher Trainer,

Conference Presentations

  5th MELTA International Conference, Multiple genres in the English writing classroom, 1999
  34th International IATEFL Conference, Reading through multiple intelligences, 2000
  6th EFL Skills Conference, Using e-mail projects to teach English composition, 2000
  35th International IATEFL Conference, How to start a successful newsletter, 2001
  European Year of the Languages Conference, Brain-based learning: Just another passing fad?, 2001
  ELT Conference, Using portfolios in writing classes, 2002
  ELT Conference, Improving self-esteem in young learners, 2003
  8th METU ELT Convention, A touch of imagination, a bit of creativity and a major sense of fun:, 2004
  IATEFL Teacher Trainers SIG Conference, E-portfolio: A reflective tool in learning to become a teacher trainer, 2006
  1st International Language Education Conference, Beating Burnout: A Model for Sustainable Teaching at University, 2011
  2nd MLD Talks, Reconciling Rhetoric and Reality: Teacher Effectiveness, 2012


  Original Textbooks/Workbooks, Nuray Grove, Oya Sezginer, Writing, METU Press, Ankara, 2000, 155
  Original Textbooks/Workbooks, Bruce Graves, Academic Listening Skills, Black Swan, Ankara, 2011, 109
  Original Textbooks/Workbooks, Dan Roberts, Nuray Grove, Time to Read, Black Swan, Ankara, 2012, 125

Journal paper, chapter in a book, conference paper, review of a work

  Journal Paper, Brain-based learning, Annapolis Valley Regional School Boards Journal, AVRSB Press, Nova Scotia, 2003
  Journal Paper, Defne Akıncı, The Birth and the First Steps of METU Writing Center, The Dangling Modifier, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, 2003, 2, Online
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