Welcome to Süleyman Sadi SEFEROGLU's Personal Homepage

Current Position:
Dr. Süleyman Sadi SEFEROGLU
Hacettepe University, Faculty of Education
Department of Computer Education & Instructional Technology

06532, Beytepe - ANKARA  TURKIYE









Picture of S. Sadi Seferoglu Who am I?
I am working as a Research Associate with Prof. Gary A. Griffin at "National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, & Teaching" (NCREST), of Teachers College, Columbia University. We are working on a project which involves in the use of technology in schools to improve classroom practices. The project (Ernest L. Boyer Technology Summits for Educators) is sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
I am also working as a part time Computer Consultant at the Microcomputer Centers of Academic Computing/CIS at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Teachers College, Columbia University is the worlds largest and most diverse graduate school of education with programs in teaching, educational administration and policy, health, and psychology. The student body of 4,500 comes from every state in the U.S. and nearly every country in the world.
Teachers College, Columbia University was recently cited by the U.S. News & World Report as the #1 Graduate School of Education in the nation.

I received my graduate degrees (M.A., Ed.M., and Ed.D. respectively) from the Department of Curriculum and Teaching, here at Teachers College, Columbia University. My doctoral dissertation is titled "Elementary School Teacher Development: A Study of Professional Development Opportunities in Turkish Schools", and I worked with Professor Linda Darling-Hammond.
In my dissertation study, I tried to explore ways for teachers to help each other for their own professional growth without depending others. Some of the techniques that could be used for teachers' professional development includes mentoring, and peer coaching.

I have a baby boy named Can. You could see his latest pictures in his own web page.

I would like to share my favorite poem with the visitors of this page. It is called "The Shepperds of Thousand Lakes" (Bingöl Çobanlari) written by Kemalettin Kamu.

Last updated: February 13, 2000