Murat Kahveci
Associate Professor of Chemistry Education
Chair, Dept. of Sec. Sch. Sci. & Math. Ed.


Ph.D. in Science Education

Florida State University, 2005

Dissertation: The perceptions of professors at colleges of education about instructional interactivity

M.S. in Physical Chemistry

Florida State University, 2003

Thesis: Microdevice fabrication by softlithography and nonlinear phenomena in microchannels

M.S. in Science Education

Florida State University, 2001

Thesis: The summative evaluation of the EcoVentures program in terms of its interactivity component

B.S. in Chemistry Education

Gazi University, 1997



Curriculum Vitae

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Books, book chapters, journal articles, conference presentations, theses, and talks

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Leading various research projects on chemistry education, affective dimensions, learning objects, and student response systems

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Appointments Held

Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University

Employment Period: 2012 – Present

Position: Associate Professor of Chemistry Education



University of South Florida

Employment Period: 2015 – 2020

Position: Courtesy Professor


Hamburg University

Employment Period: April 2012 – June 2012

Position: Visiting Professor


Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University

Employment Period: 2008 – 2012

Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Education



University of Chicago

Employment Period: January 2007 – December 2007

Position: Senior Researcher and Evaluation Associate



Bogazici University

Employment Period: 2005 – 2007

Position: Lecturer Dr.



Employment Period: March 2004 – August 2005

Position: Program Specialist


Florida State University

Employment Period: June 2000 – April 2003

Position: Research and Teaching Assistant in Chemistry



Distinguished Appointments

European Union

Employment Years: 2008, 2009, 2010

Position: Independent expert for reviewing grant proposals submitted to FP7-SiS calls about inquiry-based science

Work Location: Remote and Brussels


Technopolis Group, Fraunhofer ISI and Science-Metrix

Employment Year: 2012

Position: Expert member, assigned by DG Research & Innovation of the European Commission

Work Location: Brussels


Scholarship Duties

Associate Editor

Electronic Journal of Science Education — 2011-now


Editorial Review Board

American Journal of Educational Research — 2015-now


Eurasian Journal of Physics and Chemistry Education (EJPCE) — 2015-now


Chemistry Education Research and Practice (CERP) — 2012-now


International Online Journal of Educational Sciences — 2009-now


Educational Research Review — 2008-now


Computers & Education (CAE) — 2006-now


Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (TOJET) for a special issue (Guest Editor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yavuz Akpinar) — 2006


International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL) — 2005-now


Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching (JCMST) — 2004-now


Publication Committee

Bogazici University Journal of Education (BUJE) — 2005-2007

Organization Committee

First International Congress of Educational Research in Turkey — 2008


Advisory Board

Educational Research Association, Turkey — 2008-2011




Strand Chair, EU Educational Programs at International Congress of Educational Research—2012, 2011



Reviewer, II. National Chemistry Education Conference (Turkey) — 2011


Reviewer, American Educational Research Association (AERA) — 2009


Reviewer, National Association of Research in Science Teaching Conference (NARST)—2011, 2010, 2009


Reviewer, International Congress of Educational Research — 2011, 2009


Reviewer, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education Conference (SITE) — 2004


Presider, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) — 2008, 2004


Student Advising


Ebru Koleli. Advisor (M.S. in Chemistry Education), Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University—2016-Present

Annemarie Kegler. Visiting graduate student (Chemistry Education), Justus Liebig University Giessen — 2010

Yesim Imamoglu. Advisor (Ph.D. in Mathematics Education), Bogazici University — 2006

Committee Member

Damla Iskenderoglu. Committee Member (M.S. in Chemistry), Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University — 2014

Aysun Degirmenci. Committee Member (M.S. in Chemistry), Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University—2014

Aykut Yoldas. Committee Member (M.S. in Chemistry), Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University — 2014

Teaching Experience

Graduate Courses

  1. Introductory Statistics, KIMEG5005 (Spring 2014, Fall 2015)
  2. Teaching of Nature of Science, KIMEG5009 (Fall 2015)
  3. Educational Research and Statistics, EGYD5010 (Spring 2015)
  4. Research Methods in Education, ULP-01-504 (Fall 2010)
  5. Theory and Practice of Qualitative Research, KIMEG5004 (Spring 2014)
  6. Research Methods II, YDOT5002 (Spring 2014)
  7. Applied Research Research, FM526 (Spring 2014)
  8. Qualitative Research in Science and Mathematics Education, SCED 598 (Fall 2006)
  9. Special Topics: Applied Research in Mathematics Education, SCED 698 (Spring 2006)
  10. Teaching of Nature of Science (Fall 2015)

Undergraduate Courses

  1. Research Methods in Science Education, EF313 (Fall 2008)
  2. Special Topics in Chemistry Education, EF305 (Fall 2008)
  3. Special Topics in Physics Education, EF303 (Fall 2010)
  4. General Chemistry I, EF105 (Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012)
  5. General Chemistry II, EF106 (Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014)
  6. Statistics, EF307 (Fall 2010)
  7. Research Methods in Education (Graduate level, Taught in English for ERASMUS students, Fall 2010)
  8. Teaching Practice (Fall 2011)
  9. Educational Technology and Material Design (Spring 2011, Summer 2011)
  10. Applied Research in Science and Mathematics Education, SCED 404 (Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2006)
  11. Teaching Methods in Science and Mathematics Education, SCED 420 (Fall 2005, Summer 2006, Fall
  12. Teaching Methods in Physics Education, SCED 441 (Fall 2005)
  13. Special Studies: Applied Research in Education, SCED 498 (Spring 2006, Fall 2006)
  14. Secondary School Science Laboratory Applications II, SCED 360 (Spring 2006)
  15. Seminar on Practice Teaching in Physics, SCED 418 (Spring 2006)
  16. Freshman General Chemistry Laboratory (as Teaching Assistant at Florida State University)
  17. NMR course for undergraduate Physical Chemistry Laboratory students (as Teaching Assistant at Florida
    State University)


Honors & Awards

  • International conference travel grant awarded by Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University — 2015, 2012,
    2011, 2009, 2008
  • The Council of Higher Education international visiting scholar award–Visiting Professor at the
    University of Hamburg — 2012.04-06
  • International conference travel grant awarded by TUBITAK — 2011, 2009, 2008
  • Two-conference attendance grants awarded by the Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science
    Education at University of Chicago — 2007, 2007
  • Conference attendance grant awarded by Bogazici University — 2006
  • Full graduate fellowship by the Turkish Government to pursue doctorate degree in chemical education
    in the USA — 2005-1999
  • Congress of Graduate Students (COGS) travel grant awarded by Florida State University — 2004, 2003,
  • Graduate scholarship for the master’s degree in Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Department of Florida
    State University — 2003-2000
  • Graduate student travel grant awarded by Chemistry Department, Florida State University — 2002
  • Graduate student travel grant awarded by the Interactive Media Science Project (IMSP), Florida State
    University — 2000
  • Turkish Prime Minister undergraduate scholarship — 1997-1993

Computer Knowledge

Programming Skills





MySQL, MS Access, Navicat (MySQL GUI for Windows)

Operating Systems

Mac OS X (Preferred), Windows, Linux (Ubuntu, SUSE Linux)

Software for Scientific Analysis

R Statistics, Onyx (SEM for R environment), SPSS, LISREL, QSR, Excel, Numbers

Open-Source Software for Various Tasks

Worpress, Joomla!, Open Journal, Moodle, eXeLearning Authoring

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