Okutman Dr. Dönercan DÖNÜK

Eğitim Fakültesi/ Yabancı Diller Eğitimi Bölümü A.B.D

 

 


 

Name and Surname: Dönercan DÖNÜK

 

Title: Mersin University Education Faculty

 

Lecturer &School Experience Coordinator

 

Date of Birth: 25.07.1962

 

Education: PhD in progress

 

E-mail: donercandonuk@gmail.com

 

           candonuk@gmail.com

 

Phone Number: 03243412815- 1701
 

 

Educational Background

 

Degree

Department

University

Year

 

Undergraduate

English Language Teaching

             Çukurova University

1979-1982

BA

English Language Teaching

             Anadolu University

1993-1994

MA

English Language and Literature Department(Linguistics)

          

            Mersin University

1998-2000

PhD

English Language Teaching

             Çukurova University

2008-in progress

 

 

 

Academic Experience

 

Title

Place

Year

Course Director & English Teacher

    MEM English Courses

    MEC English Courses

1982-1985

English Teacher

   Adanalıoğlu Orta School, EVRİM  Language Courses

1985-1986

English Teacher

Mobil-Çankaya Orta School, EVRİM Language Courses

1986-1987

English Teacher

  Tourism Vocational Anatolian High School

1987-1992

English Teacher

  İçel Anatolian High School

1992-1997

Lecturer

  Mersin University Foreign Languages Higher School

1997-2000

Lecturer

Mersin University Education Faculty English Language Teaching Department

2000-

 

 

 

 

 Publications:
 

 

Articles presented in scientific meetings, and published in the proceedings/papers

 

  1. 1.     Dönük, D. (2000). A study on syntax-semantics interface: the case for Turkish learners of English. Poster Presentation at Çukurova University, Adana/Turkey.
  2. 2.     Dönük, D. (2007). İkidillyetişkinlerin metin işlemleme süreçleri: Sesli düşünme yöntemi ve bilişsel ilişkiler. Proceedings of ‘XXI. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı’, Mersin/ Turkey. (Poster Presentation)
  3. 3.     Dönük, D. (2007). İkidillyetişkinlerin metin işlemleme süreçleri: Sesli düşünme yöntemi ve bilişsel ilişkiler. Proceedings of ‘XXI. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı’, Mersin: Mersin University Publication.
  4. 4.     Dönük, D.& Çakmak, F. (2008). Birleşik eylemler sözlükçesi:  Türkçenin yabancı dil olarak öğretiminde hızlı başvuru. Proceedings of ‘XXII. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı’, Van/ Turkey.
  5. 5.     Dönük, D. (2008). Anlambilim sözdizimi arayüzü ve okuma becerileri dersi uygulamaları. Proceedings of ‘Türkiye’de Yabancı Dil Eğitimi Ulusal Kongresi’, Ankara/ Turkey.
  6. 6.     Sendan, F. & Dönük, D. (2009). A key to classroom management: Teacher reflection. Proceedings of ‘EAQUALS (The European Association for Quality Language Services): Quality and Effectiveness in Language Teacher Training and Development’, İstanbul/Turkey.
  7. 7.     Dönük, D. & Özdemir, V. (2008). Sözlü iletişim becerileri dersi uygulamalarında yeni bir model: etkinlik ve içerik tabanlı, teknoloji destekli öğretimi. Proceedings of ‘Muğla Üniversitesi Yabancı Dil Bölümleri ve Yüksekokullarının Yabancı Dil Öğretimindeki Sorunları Kurultayı’.
  8. 8.     Tezbaşaran, A.; Özdemir, O.;Yaman, Ş.; Ergene, O.; Dönük, D. (2009). Yabancı dil olarak Türkçe öğretimi sertifikası. Proceedings of ‘8. Uluslararası Dünyada Türkçe Öğretimi Sempozyumu: Türkçeyi Yabancı Dil Olarak Öğretenler Zirvesi’, Ankara/ Turkey.

 9.   Dönük, D. & Özdemir, V. (2009). Spots, camera, action! Learner on the stage for evaluation. Proceedings of ‘IATEFL TEA SIG Recent Approaches to Teaching and Assessing Speaking’.

  1. 10.   Dönük, D. (2009). Teaching Turkish verbs to foreigners in a system. Proceedings of ‘II. Uluslararası Türkçenin Eğitimi Öğretimi Kurultayı’, Ürgüp/ Turkey.
  1. 11.   Dönük, D., & Özdemir, V. (2009). Yabancı dil olarak Türkçe öğretiminde eylem: Birleşik eylemler ve değişen çatı kavramı. Proceedings of ‘II. Uluslararası Türkçenin Eğitimi Öğretimi Kurultayı’, Ürgüp/ Turkey.
  2. 12.   Dönük, D. & Tezbaşaran, E. (2010). Transfer from L1 to L2: Interlanguage at work. Proceedings of ‘6th InternationalELT Research Conference: Currents Trends in SLA Research and Language Teaching’, İzmir/Turkey.
  3. 13.   Dönük, D. Kutlu, Ö. & Özölmez, S. (2010). Convert blogging to glogging. Proceedings of ‘10th International Education Technology and Conference’, İstanbul/ Turkey.
  1. 14.  Dönük, D. & Özkan, M. B. (2010). Testing language through ICT game modules. Proceedings of ‘6th InternationalELT Research Conference: Currents Trends in SLA Research and Language Teaching’, İzmir/Turkey.
  2. 15.  Dönük, D., Kutlu, Ö., & Özölmez, S. (2010). A breakthrough in language teaching: ICT animation heroes.  ‘6th InternationalELT Research Conference: Currents Trends in SLA Research and Language Teaching’, İzmir/Turkey (poster presentation)
  3. 16.  Dönük, D. (2010). A distance educational tool for INSET: Moodle.  ‘3rd ICT for Language Learning International Conference’, Florence/Italy.

 

 

 

Conferences Attended

 

  1. 1.   IX. International Conference on Turkish Linguistics. Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, 1998.
  2. 2.   Dual Language Education: Teaching and learning two languages in the EFL setting. Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, 2005.
  3. 3.   10th. International ELT Conference the Future of ELT: A quest for common standards & Approaches. Bilkent University, 2007.
  4. 4.   World Conference on Information Technology. Bahçeşehir University, 2010.

 


 

 Conferences delivered

 

  1. 1.     Çakmak, F.& Dönük, D. (2008). Revisiting and modularizing INSET for language teachers in Turkey and in the UK. ‘42. IATEFL Annual Conference and Exhibition’. Devon/ England.
  2. 2.     Dönük, D.& Çakmak,F. (2008). Birleşik eylemler sözlükçesi:  Türkçenin yabancı dil olarak öğretiminde hızlı başvuru.  ‘XXII. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı’, Van/ Turkey.
  3. 3.     Dönük, D.(2008). Anlambilim sözdizimi arayüzü ve okuma becerileri dersi uygulamaları.  ‘Türkiye’de Yabancı Dil Eğitimi Ulusal Kongresi’, Ankara/ Turkey.
  4. 4.     Sendan, F. & Dönük, D. (2009). A key to classroom management: Teacher reflection. ‘EAQUALS (The European Association for Quality Language Services): Quality and Effectiveness in Language Teacher Training and Development’, İstanbul/ Turkey.
  5. 5.     Dönük, D. & Özdemir, V. (2008). Sözlü iletişim becerileri dersi uygulamalarında yeni bir model: etkinlik ve içerik tabanlı, teknoloji destekli öğretimi. ‘Muğla Üniversitesi Yabancı Dil Bölümleri ve Yüksekokullarının Yabancı Dil Öğretimindeki Sorunları Kurultayı’.
  6. 6.     Tezbaşaran, A., Özdemir, O., Yaman, Ş., Ergene, O., Dönük, D. (2009). Yabancı dil olarak Türkçe öğretimi sertifikası.‘8. Uluslararası Dünyada Türkçe Öğretimi Sempozyumu: Türkçeyi Yabancı Dil Olarak Öğretenler Zirvesi’, Ankara/Turkey.
  1. 7. Dönük, D. (2009). Spots, camera, action! Learner on the stage for evaluation. ‘IATEFL TEA SIG Recent Approaches to Teaching and Assessing Speaking’.
  2. 8. Dönük, D. (2009). Teaching Turkish verbs to foreigners in a system. ‘II. Uluslararası Türkçenin Eğitimi Öğretimi Kurultayı’, Ürgüp/ Turkey.
  3. 9. Dönük, D., & Tezbaşaran, E. (2010). Transfer from L1 to L2: Interlanguage at work. ‘6th InternationalELT Research Conference: Currents Trends in SLA Research and   Language Teaching’, İzmir/Turkey.
  4. 10. Dönük, D., Kutlu, Ö., & Özölmez, S. (2010). Convert blogging to glogging.  ‘10th  International Education Technology and Conference’, İstanbul/ Turkey.
  1. 11.  Dönük, D., & Özkan, M. B. (2010). Testing language through ICT game modules.  ‘6th International ELT Research Conference: Currents Trends in SLA Research and Language Teaching’, İzmir/Turkey.
  1. 12.  Dönük, D., Kutlu, Ö. & Özölmez, S. (2010). A breakthrough in language teaching: ICT animation heroes. ‘6th InternationalELT Research Conference: Currents Trends in SLA Research and Language Teaching’, İzmir/Turkey.
  2. 13.  Sofu, H., & Dönük, D. (2010). Türkçe biçimbilimsel-sözdizimsel yapıların edinimi: Sözdizimi ve anlambilim arayüzü. ‘3. Türkçenin Eğitimi ve Öğretimi Kurultayı’, İzmir/Turkey.
  3. 14.  Dönük, D. (2010). A distance educational tool for INSET: Moodle. ‘3rd ICT for Language Learning International Conference’, Florence /Italy.
  4. 15.  Dönük, D. (2010). ÜYG (Üniversite Yaşamına Giriş)  ‘An introductory course for the English Language Department Program’. Mersin University Education Faculty.

16. Dönük, D. & Kutlu, Ö. (2011). An e-learning tool to teach lexico grammatical vocabulary to young learners. Paper presented at Hacettepe University; 15 th INGED ELT Conference.
 

 

 

 

Workshops & other activities

 

  1. 1. Dönük, D. (2008). Effective use of the language materials. 24 Kasım Primary School (with the candidate teachers)
  1. 2. Dönük, D.& Özdemir, V.(2008). Oral Proficiency Skills: A Social Responsibility  Project. Preserving our Cultural Heritage. (Poster exhibition prepared by the faculty students under the supervision of the instructors) 
  1. 3. Dönük, D.& Özdemir, V.(2008). Oral Proficiency Skills: A Social Responsibility Project. Preserving our Cultural Heritage. (Short film festival prepared by the faculty students under the supervision of the instructors) 
  2. 4. Dönük, D. (2009). Effective use of the web for language teaching. 24 Kasım Primary  School (with the candidate teachers)
  1. 5. Dönük, D. (2010). Language Testing. TED Mersin College.
  2. 6. Sharing and Caring”:  A Collaborative Ground for Book Review Exchange (with Firdevs Ulaş)
  3. 7. The compilation of writing reference pack for ELT students (with Firdevs Ulaş)
  4. 8. A collection of online reading comprehension resources as extra-curricular activities for Prep Classes (with Firdevs Ulaş)
  5. 9. IDE 404- Micro Teaching Sessions: “Exchange of Ideas”

 

 

Articles published in national refereed journals

 

1.Dönük, D. (2005). Additive enclitic suffix -da in Turkish as a cohesive device. Ankara Üniversitesi Dil Dergisi, 130, 54-67.
 

2. Çakır, Ö., Aksan, Y., Alıcı, D., Dönük, D. (2008). İkidilli yetişkinlerin sesli düşünme yöntemi kullanılarak metin işlemleme süreçlerinin belirlenmesi. Mersin Üniversitesi Dil ve Edebiyat Dergisi, 5 (1), 17-38.

 

 

 

Book Chapters

 

1. Dönük, D. (2010). Teaching Turkish verbs to foreigners in a system. L.Subaşı Uzun ve Ü. Bozkurt (Haz.) Türkçe öğretiminde güncel tartışmalar içinde (ss. 364-375). Ankara: Ankara Üniversitesi Basımevi.
 

2. Dönük, D., & Özdemir, V. (2010). Yabancı dil olarak Türkçe öğretiminde eylem: Birleşik eylemler ve değişen çatı kavramı. L.Subaşı Uzun ve Ü. Bozkurt (Haz.) Türkçe öğretiminde güncel tartışmalar içinde (ss. 376-387). Ankara: Ankara Üniversitesi Basımevi.
 

3. Sofu, H.,& Dönük, D. (2010). Türkçe biçimbilimsel-sözdizimsel yapıların edinimi: Sözdizimi ve anlambilim arayüzü. ‘3. Türkçenin Eğitimi ve Öğretimi Kurultayı’, İzmir/Türkiye (in print).

 

 

 

Scientific Projects:

 

İkidilli Yetişkinlerin Metin İşlemleme Süreçleri: Sesli Düşünme Yöntemi ve Bilişsel İlişkiler (completed as the assistant researcher)               

 

 

Courses:

 

1. Reading and speaking skills

2. Linguistics and language teaching (teaching contextual grammar and lexicogrammatical features)

3. Linguistics and translation

4. Testing and evaluation in ELT

5. Teacher education and professional development

6. Teaching the structure of Modern Turkish to foreigners 

 

 

 

Research Interests:

 

Applied linguistics and teacher education, teaching modern Turkish as a second language, translation skills based on linguistics

 

 

 

Degrees:

 

1. 1997 İçel Anatolian High School Honor Degree

2. 1997 Mersin Governership Honor Degree

3. 1997 İçel Anatolian High School Salary Reward Degree

 

 

 

Technical Skills:

 

Microsoft Office Programs, Moodle, Filemaker database

 

 

 

Membership to Scientific Committees:

 

International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL SIG)