Evrim Baran

Evrim Baran

  • Associate Professor
Evrim Baran is an associate professor of educational technology and human-computer education at Iowa State University. Dr. Baran's scholarship investigates the design, development, and evaluation of learning technologies in teacher education and STEM learning contexts. Her research in learning technologies and teacher education generated theoretical frameworks, assessment instruments, and teacher professional models that have been implemented internationally in different country contexts. Dr. Baran's research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, European Commission, German Research Foundation, and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey. She published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on technology and teacher education, online teaching, and STEM education. Her scholarship, service, and teaching have been recognized by numerous awards from organizations including AERA, SITE, and AECT conferences. Dr. Baran teaches courses on instructional design, educational technologies, and online teaching.

Evrim Baran holds a PhD in curriculum and instructional technology and human-computer interaction at Iowa State University. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship within the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of British Columbia, Canada. She has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in learning technologies, instructional design, and human-computer interaction, and facilitated professional development programs for in-service teachers and STEM faculty. She has extensive experience in working with K-12 students in formal and informal STEM learning contexts. Dr. Baran also has instructional design experience within corporate and higher education settings. ​More information about her research and work can be found at www.evrimbaran.com


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  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Curriculum and Pedagogy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2012
  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instructional Technology and Human Computer Interaction, Iowa State University, 2011
  • M.S., Curriculum and Instruction, Middle East Technical University, 2006
  • B.S., Computer Education and Instructional Technology, Minor: Industrial Design, Middle East Technical University, 2003

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