Curriculum Vitae
1.
Name Surname: Hülya TOROS YUMRU
2.
Title:
Assistant Prof. Dr.
E-mail:
[email protected]
[email protected]
3.
Address:
Çağ University
Yaşar Bayboğan Kampüsü
Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi, İngilizce Öğretmenliği Bölümü
Adana-Mersin Karayolu Üzeri 33800 Mersin
Phone:
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+90 324 651 48 00
Educational Background:
Degree
University
Year
Bachelor’s Degree
English Language Teaching Gazi University, Ankara
1984
Master’s Degree
Teaching English as a
Bilkent University, Ankara
Foreign Language
English Language Teaching Çukurova University, Adana
1991
PhD
5.
Field
2000
Academic Titles:
Assistant Professor / Date: Çağ University, 2006
6.
Administered master’s thesis and doctoral dissertation
6.1. Master’s thesis
MELEK CANÖZÜ ÖZBEK. The Profile and The Continuous Professional Development Activity Choice Of
English Language Teachers And The Factors Influencing Their Choice. Çağ University. 2014.
SERA GÜVENÇ. A Case Study: EFL Learners' and Writing Teachers' Attitudes Towards Performance-Based
Portfolio in a University Context. Çağ University. 2014.
DİLBER MADENSOY. EFL Teachers' Conceptions of Teaching Grammar. Çağ University. 2014.
AYÇA TALAN ŞİRİNKAYA. An Action Research Study on Designing Multimedia Focused Reading Classes.
Çağ University. 2014.
EVİNDAR ÇEPİK. A Comparison of Private and State High School EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on the Quality
of English Language Education in Turkey. Çağ University. 2014.
FATMA GAMZE SÖKÜCÜ. A Study on The Attitudes of EFL Teachers Toward Computer Assisted Language
Learning. Çağ University. 2014.
FUNDA GÖKDEMİR. EFL Instructors' Perceptions About Authentic Materials in English Language Teaching.
Çağ University. 2014.
LAURA ŞAKIRGİL. An Action Research Study on Teacher Development in a University Context. Çağ
University. 2014.
LEMAN TATLI. EFL Teachers’ Attitudes Towards Teaching English to Young Learners. Çağ University.
2014.
MÜNEVVER GÖKMEN. Developing EFL Instructors' Reflective Teaching Through Collaborative Action
Research and Peer Observation. Çağ University. 2014.
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NAZIM DİKMEN. A Study on the Identification of the Reading Strategy Types Used by the 9th Grade
Students in a Private High School. Çağ University. 2014.
NESRİN DEMİRTAŞ. EFL Teachers' Perceptions of Teaching Vocabulary Learning Strategies. Çağ
University. 2014.
NURSEVEN KILIÇ. A Case Study on Collaborative Group Activities to Reduce EFL Learners' Foreign
Language Speaking Anxiety in a University Context. Çağ University. 2014.
FARUK GÖKÇE. A Comparison of EFL Teachers' Perception of Formative Assessment in Public and Private
Schools. Çağ University. 2014.
SEÇİL SUBAŞI. A Case Study on a Vocabulary Development Program Based on Multiple Intelligence
Theory. Çağ University. 2014.
SEDA ZONTURLU. A Study on Computer Assisted Language Learning and the Development of Learner
Autonomy. Çağ University. 2014.
SİNAN ÖZYURT. A Study on EFL Teachers' Conceptions and Practices with EFL Learners' Listening
Comprehension Problems. Çağ University. 2014.
YUSUF UYAR. The Evaluation of a Writing Course Book and Development of Writing Strategies in a
University Context. Çağ University. 2014.
ALİYE NEŞE YAPIÖRER. EFL Learners’ Conceptions of Learner Autonomy. Çağ University. 2013.
BEYZA KABADAYI. A Study on Professional Development Needs of EFL Instructors Working at a
Foundation University. Çağ University. 2013.
DUYGU ÖZMEN. Implementation of Writing Portfolios at a Preparatory School in a University Context. Çağ
University. 2013.
ESEN ASLAN. The Role of Teacher Efficacy over Language Teaching. Çağ University. 2013.
EMRAH MUYAN. A Case Study on ELT Teachers’ Perceptions Towards Professional Development
Activities. Çağ University. 2013.
FATMA YUVAYAPAN. Teacher Development: Critical Friends Group. Çağ University. 2013.
NURAY GÜLEÇ. Disruptive Student Behaviors In University Preparatory Classes Observed By Teachers Of
English. Çağ University. 2013.
SELEN ÖZÇAYLAK. The Development of Students’ Use of Reading Comprehension Strategies in English
Texts. Çağ University. 2013.
SİNEM AK. The Evaluation of Performance Tasks Given at Primary Education According to Students’,
Teachers’ and Parents’ Opinions. Çağ University.
TUNCAY KOÇ. EFL Teachers’ and Students’ Perceptions Towards the Use of Writing Portfolios in Language
Learning Process. Çağ University. 2013.
ÖMER GÖKHAN ULUM. EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on In-Service Teacher Development Programs in the
Turkish Educational System. Çağ University. 2012.
BAŞAK N. TAN. An Action Research Study on Portfolio Assessment in a Process Writing Class with Seventh
Grade Students in a Primary State School. Çukurova University. 2004.
6.2. Doctoral dissertation
HARUN ŞİMŞEK. A Teacher Development Program For Young Learners of English. Çukurova University.
2007.
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7.
Publications
7.1. Papers published in international refereed journals (SCI & SSCI & Arts and Humanities)
Sahinkarakas, S., Yumru, H. & Inozu, J. (2010). A Case Study: Two Teachers’ reflections on the ELP in
Practice. ELT Journal. 64(1), pp. 65-74. SSCI/A
Sahınkarakas, S., Inozu, J. & Yumru, H. (2010). The Influence of Higher Education Experiences on ELT
Students’ Learning. Procedia-Social Behavioral Sciences, 2(2), 4183 - 4183, doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.
2010.03.661. Scopus/A
Inozu, J., Sahinkarakas, S. & Yumru, H. (2010). The Nature of Language Learning Experiences Beyond the
Classroom and its Learning Outcomes. US-China Foreign Language, 8 (1), pp. 14-22. EBSCO/A
7.2. Papers presented at international conferences and published in the proceedings
Yumru, H. & Sahinkarakas, S. (2006). The European Language Portfolio in Practice: Promoting Process and
Context Awareness. 2nd International Conference on ELT Profession: Challenges and Prospects, 220225, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus University. Lıncom Europa Publications ISBN 978 3 89586
134 5.
Ekmekçi, F. Ö. & Yumru, H. (2000). An Ownership Approach to Teacher Development. 6th METU
International ELT Convention, 161-170.
7.3. International books or book chapters
Yumru, H. (2014). Effects of Keeping Portfolios on Trainee Teachers’ Perceptions of the Writing Process, in
Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Education. H. Arslan, G. Raţă, E. Kocayörük and M.A. Içbay (Eds.) 65-70,
Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne. ISBN (10): 1-4438-6009-3, ISBN (13): 978-1-44386009-3.
Yumru, H. & Inozu, J. (2003). A Learner-Based Approach to Writing Improvement: Using “Repertory Grid
Technique” as a Learning Tool, in Contrastive Rhetoric, Issues, Insights and Pedagogy. N. Kassabgy, Z.
Ibrahim and S. Aydelott (Eds.) 143-154, The American University in Press: Cairo, New York.
Toros, H. (1996). Experiencing Action Research Through Action Research. (Unpublished MSc Thesis).
Aston University in Birmingham. England.
7.4. Papers published in national refereed journals
Ilin, G., Inozu, J. & Yumru, H. (2007). Teachers’ and Learners’ Perception of Tasks: Objectives and
Outcomes, Journal of Theory and Practice in Education, 3(1), pp. 60-68.
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Yumru, H. & Inozu, J. (2007). Looking for a Learner-Based Writing Course Syllabus? Try Rep Grid. Journal
of Cag University Institute of Social Sciences, 4(1), pp. 26-31.
Inozu, J. & Yumru, H. (2006). An Action Research on Fostering Reflective Thinking For Writing Improvement,
Journal of Çukurova University Institute of Social Sciences, 15(2), pp. 207-216.
7.6. Other publications
Yumru, H., Sahinkarakas, S. & Inozu, J. (2008). Out-of-class Language Learning: Students’ Reflections.
Languages for Europe-Language Learning in a Multilingual Europe, ELT Conference. British Council,
Berlin.
Sahinkarakas, S., Yumru, H. & Inozu, J. (2007). Teacher Reflections on the European Language Portfolio in
Practice. The CEFR Benefits and Limitations. IATEFL TEA SIG Conference, Opatija, Croatia.
Yumru, H. (2005, November). Change Management: Effective Team Work. In-service Teacher Training
Program for Inspectors Working for the Primary Education. (Invited speaker).
Yumru, H. (2004, March). European Language Portfolio. Private İkem School, İskenderun, Turkey. (Invited
speaker).
Yumru, H. (2000, May). How to Use Portfolio in Writing Classes? Niğde University, Center for Foreign
Languages. Niğde, Turkey. (Invited speaker).
Yumru, H. (1997, November). Testing and Assessment. Beykent University, Center for Foreign Languages.
İstanbul, Turkey. (Invited speaker).
Toros, H. & Ün, H. (1994). Action Research. Gaziantep ELT Convention 1994: Focused Teaching and
Focused Learning. Gaziantep, Turkey.
Toros, H. (1993). Using Checklists in a Writing Classroom. The USIS English Language Teaching
Conference: Incorporating the 1990’s Focus on Language Learning Strategies: A Look at Materials
Adaptation and Materials Development. Adana, Turkey.
Toros, H. (1992). A Process Approach to Writing Instruction. ELT METU Convention. Middle East Technical
University. Ankara, Turkey.
8.
Projects
In-Service Teacher Education: Adaptation of ELP by EFL Teachers Working at Primary State Schools,
Çukurova University, EF200, 5 BAP7. (2005).
In-Service Teacher Education: The Use of ELP in English Language Teaching, Çukurova University, EF
200, 3 BAP1. (2003).
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In-Service Teacher Education on UCLES CEELT Level II (University of Cambridge Local Examinations
Syndicate-- Cambridge Examination in English for Language Teachers) Preparation for EFL Instructors
in Center for Foreign Languages (YADİM), Çukurova University. (1994-1995; 1995-1996; 1996-1997;
1997-1998)
In-Service Teacher Education on Action Research for EFL Instructors in Center for Foreign Languages
(YADİM), Çukurova University. (1994-1995; 1995-1996).
In-Service Teacher Education on UCLES COTE (University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate-Certificate for Overseas Teachers of English) for EFL Instructors in Center for Foreign Languages
(YADİM), Çukurova University. (Supported by The British Council Overseas Development
Administration). (1994-1995; 1995-1996; 1996-1997; 1997-1998).
9.
Administrative positions
Administrative Representative for Adana: Open Education Faculty, Distance BA Program in ELT, Anadolu
University. 2001-2004.
Director and Course Tutor for ODA (Overseas Development Administration) Teacher Development
Courses: COTE (Certificate for Overseas Teachers of English) and UCLES CEELT Level II (Cambridge
Examinations in English for Language Teachers). Çukurova University, Center for Foreign Languages
(YADIM). 1994-1998.
Testing Office Coordinator: Çukurova University, Center for Foreign Languages (YADIM). 1991-1993.
10. Membership of professional body
INGED: English Language Education Association.
11. Awards
1. The British Council Scholarship, 1993.
Durham The British Council Summer School: “Contemporary Approaches in the English Language
Classroom” in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Certificate.
2. The British Council Scholarship, 1994.
Pilgrims The British Council Summer School: “Trainer Development Course” in University of Kent at
Canterbury, England. Certificate.
3. The Overseas Development Administration Project-The British Council Scholarship,
1995.
The University of Aston in Birmingham: Post-graduate Summer School in ELT. England.
4. The Overseas Development Administration Project Scholarship, 1994-1996
The University of Aston in Birmingham: "Teaching English." England. Master of Science in Teaching
English. Diploma.
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12. Undergraduate and graduate courses given in the last two years
Academic
Year
Term
Course
Hours (weekly)
ELT 213 Approaches to ELT I
3
0
Number
of
student
20
ELT 327 Teaching Foreign
Languages to Children I
3
0
22
3
ELT 331 Teaching Language Skills I
ELT 411 Materials Development in 3
Language Teaching
0
22
0
25
ELT 505 Materials Evaluation and 3
Adaptation
ELT 510 Seminar in ELT
3
ELT 214 Approaches to ELT II
3
0
30
0
0
30
20
ELT 324 Teaching Foreign
Languages to Children II
ELT 338 Teaching Language Skills II
ELT 504 Alternative Assessment
ELT 107 Advanced Reading &
Writing I
ELT 327 Teaching Foreign
Languages to Children I
ELT 411 Materials Development in
Language Teaching
3
0
22
3
3
3
0
0
0
22
3y
41
3
0
20
3
0
25
ELT 505 Materials Evaluation and 3
Adaptation
ELT 108 Advanced Reading &
3
Writing II
3
ELT 222 Instructional Technology &
Materials Adaptation
ELT 324 Teaching Foreign
3
Languages to Children II
ELT 504 Alternative Assessment
3
0
30
0
41
0
25
0
20
0
30
Theory
Fall
2012-2013
Spring
2013-2014 Fall
Spring
Practice
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