S. Asli Ozgun-Koca

S. Asli  Ozgun-Koca
Professor and Program Coordinator of Mathematics Education
249 Education

Office Hours: By appointment.

(313) 577-0944
(313) 577-4091

Education

Baccalaureate:
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 1993.
        B.S., Mathematics Education.
Graduate: 
        Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1996.
        M.S., Mathematics.
        The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1999.
        M.A., Mathematics Education.
        The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2001.
        Ph. D., Mathematics Education.
Certification
         Teaching Certification, Secondary Mathematics (Grades 9-12), Turkey.

Responsibilities

Teacher Education, Secondary Mathematics Education

Research Interests

  • The Use of Technology in Mathematics Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education

Courses Taught

  • Secondary mathematics methods courses
  • Master's and doctoral mathematics education courses
  • Mathematics courses for middle school mathematics teachers

Grants

WSU - Student Success Through Evidence-based Pedagogies (WSU-SSTEPs)
2016 - 2018    67,302  from Sub-award of NSF grant DUE-1524878
REALM: Realizing Equity and Achievement for Learning Mathematics
2016 - 2017    727,636  from Michigan Department of Education
Noyce Mathematics Fellows, TeachDETROIT
2015 - 2020    1,448,963  from National Science Foundation, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
Student Success Through Evidence-Based Pedagogies (SSTEPs)
2015 - 2020    2,977,793  from National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Improving Proportional Reasoning Instruction through eNgineering Tasks (IMPRINT)
2013 - 2015    504,625  from Michigan Department of Education

Awards & Honors

2015
President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching
2014
COE Faculty Research Award
2013
Career Development Chair Award
2008
Outstanding Paper Award in Mathematics Education, International Conference of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.
2008
National Technology Leadership Initiative (NTLI) Fellowship sponsored by Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

Publications

What's your answer? Searching for triangles.
Meagher, M., Edwards, M. T., & Özgün-Koca, S. A.   2016 Mathematics Teacher 109(7) 500-506
Fostering perseverance.
Lewis, J. M., & Özgün-Koca, S. A.   2016 Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 22(2) 108-113
Strategically fostering dynamic interactive environments.
Özgün-Koca, S. A.   2016 Mathematics Teacher 110(2) 142-145
Students’ mathematical conjectures when interacting with a mobile device.
Özgün-Koca, S. A., & Edwards, T. G.   2015 Chapter in Mobile Learning and Mathematics: Foundations, Design, and Case Studies 150-163
Linking LEGO and algebra.
Özgün-Koca, S. A., Edwards, T. G., & Chelst, K.   2015 Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 20 400-407
Spaghetti sine curves: Virtual environments for reasoning and sense making
Özgün-Koca, S. A., Edwards, M. T., & Meagher, M.   2013 Mathematics Teacher 107 180-187
Controlling inventory: Real-world mathematical modeling.
Edwards, T. G., Özgün-Koca, S. A., & Chelst, K. R.   2013 Mathematics Teacher 107 62-67
Exercise Away the Big Mac: Ratios, rates, and proportions in context
Özgün-Koca, S. A., Edwards, T. G., & Chelst, K   2013 Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 19 184-188
Interpreting box plots with multiple linked representations
Özgün-Koca, S. A., & Edwards, T. G.   2013 Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 18 508-513
Developing prospective teachers' knowledge to foster and inspire reasoning in STEM.
Grueber, D., & Özgün-Koca, S. A.   2013 Teacher Education and Practice 26 181-198
The shift from “learner/doer of mathematics” to “teacher of mathematics”: A heuristic for teacher candidates.
Meagher, M., Edwards, M. T., & Özgün-Koca, S. A.   2013 Mathematics Teacher Education and Development 15 88-107
Hands-on, minds-on or both? A discussion of the development of a mathematics activity by using virtual and physical manipulatives.
Özgün-Koca, S. A., & Edwards, T.   2011 urnal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching 30 389-402
Preservice teachers' experiences with advanced digital technologies: The interplay between technology in a preservice classroom and in field placements.
Meagher, M., Özgün-Koca, S. A., & Edwards, M. T.   2011 Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education 11

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