Ozkan Yildiz

Ozkan Yildiz

Ozkan is currently a Ph.D. student in the Math, Science, and Learning Technology program through the College of Education. His area of interest is exploring the affordable technologies that would support educators' pedagogical and disciplinary practices in the teaching-learning environment. 

He also has an M.Ed. with a concentration of Learning, Media, and Technology at UMass. He has various experiences with designing, conducting, and evaluating online courses that aimed to help educators to integrate technology in specific subject-matters. Furthermore, he has expertise in designing, developing, and creating digital media products that empower learners' engagement and motivation in an online learning environment. 

Online learning is an essential component of contemporary education that has been gaining more attention throughout the years. His ultimate goal is to become a professional development coach and to work with educators all around the world where they can create, implement, and assess instructional technology.