DSC_0134.jpg  I got Bachelor Degree from Karadeniz Technical University Education Department of Science and Technology in 2006 and got the master degree from Kadir Has University Communication Department in the subject area of New Media in 2012.

I have scientific papers presented in the variety of platforms. I believe that new media switches the paradigms of traditional education requires the change of national education systems as well. My last research aim was to determine the level of compliance with what international standards of educational technology for teachers required and new media to create new media oriented and innovative technology-supported education environment in Turkey. You can find more information this link: khas.academia.edu/EdaÇağlarI had a period of professional training in the field of Leadership and Brand Management at the University of Central Florida in 2008. During this period, I did internship World Disney World Company in Orlando. Since then, I have been studying in the fields of digital leadership and Socratic learning, social media applications in education, digital publishing, new media, education management, mobile education, culture and the virtual identity in cyberspace, e-learning materials and learning objects, technology-supported learning applications, digital event management.My expertise area is new media applications in education.

 Recently, I have founded and implemented workshops about popular science activities which are called Curiosity Science Workshops. Curiosity Science workshops, which are designed for the purpose of introducing students that scientific thinking skills are used throughout life, aim to develop and enriching problem-solving, multi-dimensional thinking and psychomotor skills of students. In this scope, regularly, digital contents about these workshops are shared in the social media platforms and blogs and time to time these contents are performed and applied.
I have been operating since 2013, I have set up scientific studies for students with the brand of Curiosity Science Workshops in the living areas, nature and sea camps and schools in partnership with municipality organizations. In our latest and recent event, we realized and gave team and leadership training for 12 children at Turkey’s first and only sail training ship.

I got a fellowship participation from The Poynter Institute’s “NewsU Turkiye” seminar for journalism at St. Petersburg, FL. which was organized in collaboration with Medya Derneği (Media Association of Turkey) and the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul.
“NewsU Türkiye” is the adaptation and translation of Poynter Institute News University (NewsU) training modules in Turkey which aims to enhance journalism skills necessitated by a constantly evolving digital media landscape.

Poynter NewsU Turkey comprehensively provided the knowledge and skills that I need on journalism approaches, blog publishing subtleties, social media strategy, comprehensive writing tools used in e-learning with given security tips for verifying the information in the digital age.