Secil Caskurlu is a visiting instructor in the Learning Design and Technology program area of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Her research focuses on online teaching and learning, specifically Community of Inquiry framework, and competency-based education.
2013 – Present Ph.D., Learning Design and Technology, Purdue University
2011 – 2013 Master of Education, Instructional Design and Technology, University of Cincinnati,
2005 – 2009 B.A.,Computer Education and Instructional Technologies, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Caskurlu, S. & Ashby, I. (accepted). Integrated learning and assessment system in competency-based higher education program. International Journal of Learning Technology.
Caskurlu, S. (2018). Confirming the subdimensions of teaching, social, and cognitive presences: A construct validity study. The Internet and Higher Education, 39, 1-12.
Kozan, K. & Caskurlu, S. (2018). On the Nth presence for the Community of Inquiry Framework. Computers and Education, 122, 104-118.
Ashby, I., Caskurlu, S., & Exter, M. (2018). Toward role profiles of faculty at a new competency-based transdisciplinary program. The Journal of Competency-Based Education. doi: 10.1002/cbe2.1059
Richardson, J.C., Maeda, Y., Lv, J, Caskurlu, S. (2017). Social presence in relation to students’ satisfaction and learning in the online environment: A narrative synthesis and meta-analysis. Computers in Human Behavior, 71, 402-417. (Note: All authors contributed equally to this manuscript and authors are listed in reverse alphabetical order)
Richardson, J.C., Koehler, A., Besser, E., Caskurlu, S., Lim, J. & Mueller, C. (2015). Conceptualizing and investigating instructor presence in online learning environments. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 16(3), 256-297.
AECT (Association for Educational Communications and Technology)
AERA (American Educational Research Association)