FACULTY OF EDUCATIONDEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION


ELT Theses

 

 

Author

Title

Supervisor

Year

Degree

Tomak, Burak.

Self-Regulation Strategies that English Language Learners in a Turkish State University Use to Increase Their Proficiency and Self-Efficacy

Gölge Seferoğlu

2016

PhD

Çınarbaş, Halil İbrahim. 

The experiences of students with disabilities in an english language teacher education program: a case study on preservice teachers with visual impairments

A. Cendel Karaman

2016

MA

Okur, Seda.

Representation of European Identity in Multiparty Incoming and Outgoing Erasmus Students’ Discourses

Hale Işık Güler

2016

MA

Küçükoğlu, Ece Selva. 

A Corpus-based analysis of genre-specific discourse of research in the phd theses and research articles in international relations

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2016

PhD

Göktürk, Nazlınur.

“Every student didn’t learn English” the acquisition of scope by L2 learners of English

Martina Gracanin Yüksek

2016

MA

Aslan, Reyhan.

A Narrative Inquiry into the Professional Identity Formation of Second Career EFL Teachers

Betil Eröz Tuğa

2016

MA

Bekereci, Melike.

EFL Student Teachers' Professional Identity Construction in a Dual Diploma Program

Deniz Şallı Çopur

2016

MA

Kibar, Merve.

The views and reflections of Turkish graduate students on a pre-departure cross-cultural orientation module as a guide for their prospective social and academic experiences in the USA

Betil Eröz Tuğa

2016

MA

Kurtoğlu, Pınar.

Expectations, Experiences, and Suggestions of Newly-Hired EFL Instructors: A Mixed-Methods Study at a Foundation University in Turkey.

Perihan Savaş

2016

MA

Çakmak, Ebru.

The Perceptions of EFL Pre-service Teachers about Cooperative Learning

Perihan Savaş

2016 MA

Çiftçi, Emrullah Yasin.

Preparation for an International Exchange Program: A Phenomenological Analysis of Prospective English Language Teachers' Lived and Imagined Experiences.

A. Cendel Karaman

2016

MA

Albağlar, Necmettin Anıl.

An Analysis of Turkish university level EFL learners’ pronunciation of the diphthongs and triphthongs in English

Deniz Zeyrek 

2015

MA

Taşer, Duygu.

Predictors of university EFL instructors’ self efficacy beliefs in Turkey

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2015

PhD

Korkmazgil, Sibel.

An Investigation into Turkish english language teachers’ perceived professional development needs, practices and challenges

Gölge Seferoğlu

2015

PhD

Tekin, Mustafa

Effect of a culturalist versus an interculturalist approach in ELT on Turkish EFL teacher candidates' proteophilic competence

Gölge Seferoğlu

2015

PhD

Kaffash Khosh, Ahmad. 

Multilingual communication in educational settings: the case of international students at Middle East Technical University

Çiğdem Sağın Şimşek

2015

PhD

Utku Yurdakul, Ayşegül. 

The Impact of medium of instruction on students’ foreign language learning beliefs

Çiğdem Sağın Şimşek

2015

MA

Öztürk, Gökhan. 

Language teacher cognition, classroom practices and institutional context: a qualitative case study on three EFL teachers

Nurdan Gürbüz

2015

PhD

Şafak, Duygu Fatma.

Morphological processing of inflected and derived words in L1 Turkish and L2 English

Bilal Kırkıcı

2015

MA

Tezgiden Çakçak, Yasemin. 

Preparing teacher candidates as passive technicians, reflective practitioners or transformative intellectuals? (Co-advisor: A. Cendel Karaman)

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2015

PhD

Karataş, Pınar.

(METU NCC)

Challenges, professional development, and professional identity: a case study on novice language teachers

A. Cendel Karaman

2015

MA

(METU NCC)

Tarhan, Hakan. 

Social identity change among english language learners: a case study

A. Cendel Karaman

2015

MA

Balban, Sena. 

Reflections on teacher identity: a case study of novice language teachers

A. Cendel Karaman

2015

MA

Eren Gezen, Emine.

Interfaces in second language english

Martina Gracanin Yüksek

2015

MA

Demir, Müslüme.

An Analysis of the needs and perceptions of english language teachers and students in an EAP course

Betil Eröz Tuğa

2015

MA

Sözen, Neslihan.

An Investigation of EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on Motivational Factors.

Müge Gündüz

2015

MA

Bal Gezegin, Betül.

Book Review Genre in Academic Writing: A Comparative Study of English and Turkish Across Ten Disciplines.

Hale Işık Güler

2015

PhD

Efeoğlu, Esranur.

The metaphorical (re)construction of Turkey in political discourse: a corpus-driven critical metaphor analysis.

Hale Işık Güler

2015

MA

Demir, Melike.

A case study on interactional co-construction of identities in an EFL classroom.

Hale Işık Güler

2015

MA

Özbakış, Özlem.

The dynamic nature of positional identities in an EFL classroom: a Conversation Analysis-led case study.

Hale Işık Güler

2015

MA

Baştürk Karatepe, Çağla.

Humor and Impoliteness Interaction in Improvised TV Discourse.

Hale Işık Güler

2015

MA

Ata Kıl, Elifcan.

Qualities of Effective EFL Teachers at Higher Education Level: Student and Teacher Perspectives.

Perihan Savaş

2015

MA

Aktuğ, Besime.

Common Pronunciation Errors of Seventh Grade EFL Learners: A Case from Turkey.

Perihan Savaş

2015

MA

Gedik, Nur.

Authenticity via Instructional Technology in EFL Classes at a Private University in Turkey.

Perihan Savaş

2015

MA

Karakaya, Nuriye.

A Qualitative Case Study of English Language Teachers’ Views towards Teacher Research as a Professional Development Tool.

Perihan Savaş

2015

MA

Tütüncü, Nurhan.

An explatory case study of english language teachers with study abroad experiences: intercultural communicative competence related perceptions and implications

Betil Eröz Tuğa

2015

MA

Bağcı, Nazife Duygu. 

Turkish university level EFL learners’ collocational knowledge at receptive and productive levels

Deniz Zeyrek

2014

MA

Toraman, Mediha.

An Investigation of directive speech acts in L2 learners’ e-mails

Deniz Zeyrek

2014

MA

İşler, Zeynep Nur.

EFL learners’ use of path elements in motion event expressions: a study on Turkish university students

Deniz Zeyrek

2014

MA

Gümüşok, Fatma.

Engaging pre-service EFL teachers in the evaluation process: self-evaluation and peer evaluation as a reflective practice in the practicum

Deniz Şallı Çopur

2014

MA

Songül, Behice Ceyda

English language teachers' perceptions about an online basic call training (Co-advisor: Işıl Günseli Kaçar)

Gölge Seferoğlu

2014

MA

Terzi, Canan. 

An Analysis of the pragmatic competence of pre-service english language teachers: appropriateness of forms of address

Gölge Seferoğlu

2014

PhD

Gacan, Pınar. 

The Morphological processing of derived words in L1 Turkish and L2 English

Bilal Kırkıcı

2014

MA

Özbay, Esra.

(METU NCC)

Learning English in a community of practice: a case study

A. Cendel Karaman

2014

MA

(METU NCC)

Uluçay, Çiğdem.

(METU NCC)

A rotten apple spoils the barrel: cause markers employed by native speakers of Turkish when writing cause paragraphs in English and Turkish

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2014

MA

(METU NCC)

Skliar, Olga

Native and nonnative English-speaking teachers in Turkey: teacher perceptions and student attitudes

Betil Eröz Tuğa

2014

PhD

Aydan, Lütfiye Seda.

Student and Teacher Perceptions on Benefits and Challenges of Using Blogs in English in Foreign Language Reading Classes.

Perihan Savaş

2014

MA

Cirit, Nazlı Ceren.

Perceptions of ELT Pre-Service Teachers toward Alternative Assessment via Web 2.0 Tools: A Case Study at a Turkish State University.

Perihan Savaş

2014

MA

Yaman, Mustafa.

Exploration of English as a Foreign Language Students' Perceptions about Online Authentic Readings.

Perihan Savaş

2014

MA

Yılmaz, Maide.

English as a Foreign Language Learners' Perceptions of CALL and Incidental Vocabulary Development Via an Online Extensive Reading Program.

Perihan Savaş

2014

MA

Yurttaş, Abdullah.

EFL Teachers' Perceptions on the Effectiveness of Components of an EFL In-Service Training Program.

Perihan Savaş

2014

MA

Erdoğan, Yasemin.

Discursive Construction and Linguistic Representations of Gender in Political Discourses: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Governmental Public Addresses in Turkey.

Hale Işık Güler

2014

MA

Aytaç, Kadriye.

A Corpus-Based Comparative Study of Anyway in English and Her/Neyse in Turkish.

Hale Işık Güler

2014

MA

Başaran, Banu Çiçek.

Webinars as Instructional Tools in English Language Teaching Context.

Perihan Savaş

2014

MA

Çalışkanel, Gamze.

The Relationship between working memory, English (L2) and academic achievement in 12-14 year-old Turkish students: the effect of age and gender

Gülay Cedden Edipoğlu

2013

MA

Ölçü, Zeynep.

An Investigation of career plans (career, professional and workplace intentions) and career choice satisfaction of senior year pre-service english teachers in Turkey

Gölge Seferoğlu

2013

PhD

Horasan, Seçil. 

Code-switching in EFL classrooms: a case study on discourse functions, switch types, initiation patterns, and perceptions

Gölge Seferoğlu

2013

MA

Kaya, Seyithan. 

The Effect of english opinion essay writing instruction on Turkish essay writing: a case of university preparatory school students

Çiğdem Sağın Şimşek

2013

MA

Kağıtçı, Burçin. 

The Relationship between students' preference for written feedback and improvement in writing: is the preferred one the best one?

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2013

MA

Kurumlu, Zehra.

Single exponent in L1 multiple exponents in L2: consequences for L2

Martina Gracanin Yüksek

2013

MA

Çağlar, Elif.

A Qualitative Study of Peer Observation of Teaching as a Job-Embedded Professional Development Tool.

Hale Işık Güler

2013

MA

Vural, Seniye.

A Mixed methods intervention study on the relationship between self-regulatory training and university students’ strategy use and academic achievement

Ayşegül Daloğlu

2013

PhD

Canbolat, Nilay. 

Investigating ELT instructors' perceived competencies : challenges and suggestions

Ayşegül Daloğlu

2013

MA

Akkuş, Mehmet.

Signals of Understanding in Multilingual Communication: A Cross-linguistic Functional-Pragmatic Analysis of Interjections.

Çiğdem Sağın Şimşek

2013

MA

Çokal, Derya. 

The Online and offline processing of this, that and it by native speakers of English and by Turkish non-native speakers of English (Co-advisor: Dr. Patrick Sturt)

Wolf König

2012

PhD

Yılmaz, Elvan.

Gender representations in ELT coursebooks: a comparative study

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2012

MA

Barut, Kenan. 

An Evaluation of academic writing materials at the tertiary level : a case study of three universities

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2012

PhD

Leblebicioğlu, Ayşegül. 

An Investigation of the relationship between working memory capacity and verbal and mathematical achievement

Gülay Cedden Edipoğlu

2012

MA

Vanlı, Gökçe. 

Student and instructor perceptions on feedback to student writing

Gölge Seferoğlu

2012

PhD

Başer, Zeynep.

First year of English teaching in a rural context: a qualitative study at an elementary school in Turkey

A. Cendel Karaman

2012

MA

Algı, Sedef. 

Hedges and boosters in L1 and L2 argumentative paragraphs: implications for teaching L2 academic writing

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2012

MA

Çelebi, Hatice.

Extracting and Analyzing Impoliteness in Corpora: A Study Based on British National Corpus and Turkish Spoken Corpus (Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Şükriye Ruhi)

Hale Işık Güler

2012

PhD

Rakıcıoğlu Söylemez, Anıl Ş.

An Exploratory case study of pre-service EFL teachers' sense of efficacy beliefs and perceptions of mentoring practices during practice teaching

Betil Eröz Tuğa

2012

PhD

Demir, Orhan.

The Nature of acquisition and processing of island constraints by Turkish learners of English (Co-advisor: Martina Gracanin Yüksek)

Deniz Zeyrek

2012

MA

Ataş,  Ufuk.

Discourse Functions of Students' and Teachers' Code-switching in EFL Classrooms : A Case Study in a Turkish University

Çiğdem Sağın Şimşek

2012

MA

Tomak, Burak.                     

Instructors' use of culture in foreign language classes at a state university in Turkey

A. Cendel Karaman

2012

MA

Balıkçı, Gözde.

Taking a critical step on the way to critical reading : investigation into critical reading discourse of freshman FLE students in an advanced reading and writing course

Ayşegül Daloğlu

2012

MA

Iriskulova, Alena

The Investigation of the cultural presence in Spot on 8 ELT textbook published in Turkey : teachers' and students' expectations versus real cultural load of the textbook

Hale Işık Güler

2012

MA

Yılmaz, Beyza Nur.             

Beliefs of members of an online community of practice on the effects of membership on teaching and professional development

Gölge Seferoğlu

2012

MA

Öztürk, Gökhan.                  

Foreign language speaking anxiety and learner motivation: a case study at a Turkish state university

Nurdan Gürbüz

2012

MA

Ülker, Eser Meltem.             

A comparative analysis of thesis guidelines and master thesis abstracts written in English at universities in Turkey and in the USA 

Çiğdem Sağın Şimşek

2012

MA

Kızılcık Eren, Hale.          

A constructivist approach to the integration of systematic reflection in EAP courses: an action research study

Ayşegül Daloğlu

2012

PhD

Abdramanova, Saule                

Processing of English idioms with body part components by native speakers of Turkish learning English with intermediate level of proficiency

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2012

PhD

Başaran, Oya.                           

Evaluation of the writing component of an english language teaching program at a public university: a case study

Ayşegül Daloğlu

2012

PhD

Özhan, Didem.                         

A comparative analysis on the use of but, however and although in the university students’ argumentative essays: a corpus-based study on Turkish learners of english and American native speakers

Deniz Zeyrek

2012

PhD 

Kılıçkaya, Ferit. 

The impact of call instruction on English language teachers’ use of technology in language teaching

Gölge Seferoğlu

2012 

PhD  

Karakaya, Duygu.                 

Non-native efl teachers' foreign language listening and speaking anxiety and their perceived competencies in teaching these skills

Deniz Şallı Çopur

2011

MA 

Şahin, Sevgi.                        

American English, Turkish and interlanguage refusals: a cross-cultural communication and interlanguage pragmatics study

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2011               

MA

Ergün,  Ekin.                         

An investigation into the relationship between emotional intelligence skills and foreign language anxiety of students at a private university

Gölge Seferoğlu

2011

MA

Can, Hümeyra.                     

A cross-cultural study of the speech act of congratulation in british English and Turkish using a corpus approach

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2011

MA

Burnaz, Yeşim Erden.          

Perceptions of efl learners towards portfolios as a method of alternative assessment : a case study at a turkish state university

Perihan Savaş

2011

MA

Akayoğlu, Sedat.                      

An analysis of text based cmc of advanced efl learners in second life

Gölge Seferoğlu

2011

PhD

Çetin, Lynn Marie Bethard.     

An investigation into the implementation of alternative assessment in the young learner classroom 

Nurdan Gürbüz

2011

PhD

Coşkun, Abdullah.            

Evaluation of the writing component of an english language teaching program at a public university: a case study

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2011

PhD

Bayraktar, Hasan.             

The role of lexical cohesion in L2 reading comprehension

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2011

PhD

Toplu, Ayşe Betül.           

Linguistic expression and conceptual representation of motion events in Turkish, English and French: an experimental study

Deniz Zeyrek

2011 

PhD 

Can, Nilüfer. 

A proverb learned is a proverb earned: future English teachers' experiences of learning english proverbs in Anatolian Teacher Training High Schools in Turkey

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2011 

MA 

Taşkın, Ayşe. 

Perceptions on using L1 in language classrooms: a case study in a Turkish private university (Supervisor: Assist Prof. Dr.) 

Nurdan Gürbüz

2011 

MA

Muthanna, Abdulghani. 

Exploring the beliefs of teacher educators, students, and administrators : a case study of the english language teacher education program in yemen

A.Cendel Karaman

2011 

MA

Ekin, Ergün. 

An investigation on the relationship between emotional intelligence skills and foreign language anxiety of students at a private university 

Gölge Seferoğlu

2011

MA

Polyarush, Viktoriya.           

The influence of English on Ukrainian, with a focus on the language of youth

Joshua Bear

2010

MA

Tunçok, Bezen.                   

A case study: students'attitudes towards computer assisted learning, computer assisted language learning and foreign language learning

Ayşegül Daloğlu

2010

MA

Dokuzoğlu, Selcen.              

L2 writing teachers' perceptions of mistakes in student writing and their preferences regarding feedback: the case of a Turkish private university

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2010

MA

Saygı, Şükran

Reading motivation in L1 and L2 and their relationship with L2 reading achievement

Hüsnü Enginarlar

2010

MA

Romaniuk, Olena.               

Mother tongue talk in three languages

Jochen Rehbein

2010

MA

Karakaş, Özlem.                 

A cross-cultural study on dissertation acknowledgments written in english by native speakers of Turkish and American English

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2010

MA

Karakaya, Kadir.                

A investigation of English language teachers' attitudes toward computer technology and their use of technology in language teaching

Gölge Seferoğlu

2010

MA

Tümer, Tuğçe Çankaya.      

Using literature to enhance language and cultural awareness

Nurdan Gürbüz

2010

MA

Akıncılar, Vildan.                

The effect of “please” strategy training through the self-regulated strategy development (srsd) model on fifth grade efl students’ descriptive writing : strategy training on planning

Nurdan Gürbüz

2010

MA

Antonova Ünlü, Elena.        

The acquisition of the copula be in present simple tense in English by native speakers of Russian

Çiler Hatipoğlu

2010

MA

Atay, Zeynep.                      

Second language acquisition of the English article system by Turkish learners: the role of semantic notions

Deniz Zeyrek

2010

MA

Lozovska- Güneş, Anna

Differences and challenges involved in the assessment of speaking skill: the case of three universities in Ankara

Nurdan Gürbüz

2010

MA

Ayan, Didem.

Promoting EFL Pre-service Teachers’ Self-directed Learning Through Electronic Portfolios: A Case Study 

Gölge Seferoğlu

2010

MA

Gülcü, Meriç.

The place of the native culture in the english language classroom a case study of eng 101 classrooms at METU

Joshua Bear

2010

MA

Özge, Duygu.                   

Mechanisms and strategies in the processing and acquisition of relative clauses in Turkish monolingual and Turkish-English bilingual children
(Co-advisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Theo Marinis)

Deniz Zeyrek

2010

PhD