Mehmet BAŞARAN

Asst. Prof. Dr.

Describe your job in less 50 words:

Teaching and research of a particular area of STEM

What do you like most about your job?

Teaching mathematics new student-teachers with using technology

What did you want to be when you were at school?

Academician

How could i do your job? I would be able to:

I studied at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics between 2006-2011. While continuing my formal education at the university, I graduated from Anadolu University, Department of Economics, in 2013, where I started to study at a second university in 2009. I was accepted to İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University Curriculum and Instruction/Mathematics Teaching Master’s Program with a scholarship, where I studied between 2011-2013. While continuing my education in this program, I went to England in 2012 to study at Cambridge University for a short time in PGCSE in England. I have experience teaching mathematics at prestigious schools such as Edmunds’ College and Linton Village College; between 2014 and 2018, I completed my doctorate studies in Gaziantep University Education Faculty. With my thesis on the STEM approach in the pre-school period, I did my STEM-themed doctoral study in the first pre-school period in Turkey. I worked as an instructor in STEM teacher training in various educational institutions in Turkey with the Bahçeşehir University BAUSTEM team. I received fourth-place and first place in Turkey’s consultant awards in the TÜBİTAK Secondary Education Research Projects competition. I took various roles in many international and national research and education projects. In addition, I served as the Deputy Dean of Gaziantep University Afrin Education Faculty for a short time. I am still working as an Asst. Prof. Dr. in Gaziantep University, Faculty of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction.