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Prof Dr. Timur Koparan | Mathematics Education | Best Paper Award

PHD at Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

🌦️📚  Dr. Timur Koparan is a renowned Turkish academic and Associate Professor at Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University. Born on October 2, 1975, in Çameli, Turkey, he specializes in Mathematics Education, Probability, and Statistics. With a Ph.D. from Karadeniz Technical University, his research focuses on integrating technology in teaching Mathematics. Dr. Koparan has an impactful academic career, including roles as a Mathematics Teacher in the Ministry of Education and Assistant Professor. Known for supervising various Master’s theses, he contributes significantly to the field. Dr. Koparan’s dedication to education is evident in his diverse roles and continuous efforts to advance Mathematics Education.  🌍

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👨‍🎓 Education:

💼 Ph.D. in Primary Education, Mathematics Education, 2007-2012, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey, Supervisor: Professor Dr. Bülent GÜVEN M.Sc. in Mathematics, 2002-2005, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey, Supervisor: Professor Dr. Murat Sarı B.Sc. in Mathematics Education Programme, 1993-1997, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Education, Department of Secondary Science and Mathematics Education, Mathematics Education Program, Trabzon, Turkey.  🌍👩‍🔬

📚 Academic Experiences:

Assoc. Professor at Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University since 2017 Assistant Professor at Bülent Ecevit University, 2013-2017 Mathematics Teacher at the Ministry of Education, 1998-2013.

🔍 Relevant Research Fields:

Mathematics Education Probability and Statistics Education Using Technology in Teaching Mathematics and Geometry

Managed Master’s Theses:

Development of an Attitude Scale for Distance Mathematics Education, Ezgi Ekdi (2023). The Effect of Educational Games on Academic Achievement In Mathematics Teaching: A Meta-Analysis Study, Büşra Mert (2022). Examination of Mathematics Teacher Candidates’ Process of Preparing and Implementing the Online Lesson Plan, Elif Çetin (2022). Investigation of the Effect of Using the Conceptual Change Text In the Teaching of Rational Numbers on the Success and Attitudes of Students, Duygu Duran (2021). Examination of the Teaching Practice Process from the Perspective of The Candidates Practice Teacher and Faculty, Saliha Uzun (2021).

Research Focus:

Dr. Timur Koparan’s research primarily focuses on Mathematics Education and the integration of technology to enhance learning experiences. His work spans various areas, including the effectiveness of augmented reality in Mathematics teaching, probabilistic thinking using simulation tools, and the impact of game and simulation-based learning environments on the achievement and attitudes of prospective teachers. Additionally, he explores the use of digital game-based learning in higher education and evaluates the entrepreneurial tendencies of teacher candidates. Dr. Koparan also delves into the assessment of expectations and processes in teacher training, addressing conceptual misunderstandings in subjects like rational numbers. His diverse research contributes significantly to advancing pedagogical practices in Mathematics Education.

Peer Reviewer & Academic Engagements:

Dr. Timur Koparan’s, citation metrics and indices from Google Scholar are as follows:

Citations: 816 (All), 653 (Since 2019)
h-index: 16 (All), 13 (Since 2019)
i10-index: 27 (All), 22 (Since 2019)


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Timur Koparan | Mathematics Education | Best Paper Award

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