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Full Name
Elif Şeşen
+90 312 2103151
S 130
Educational Background

B.A. in English Language Teaching, Middle East Technical University
Certificate for Overseas Teachers of English (COTE), Midlle East Technical University
M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Bilkent University

Academic Interests

Materials development, syllabus design
Learner autonomy and motivation
Teaching academic reading, writing and presentation skills.


Gülen, G., Hasanbasoglu, B., Sesen, E., & Tokdemir, G. (2009). Academic English: Survival skills I (Rev. ed.). Ankara: Yargı Press.
Gülcü, M., Gülen, G., Şeşen, E., & Tokdemir, G. (2010). Academic English: Survival Skills II. (Rev. ed.). Ankara: Yargı Yayınevi.

Conference Talks

• Snyder, B., A. Y. Şengül, E. Topuz, M. Ünver, and E. Yılmaz. "Following Teacher Education Ideas Into Classroom Practice", Teaching Learning, Learning Teaching: A Nexus in Texas, 39th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibit, March 30 – April 2, 2005, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
• Topuz, E. , M. M. Unver, "WANTED: Intrinsically Motivated Students", One Step Further: An international INGED Conference, September 3-5, 2004, İzmir, Turkey.
• Topuz, E., " The effects of Two Different Goal Setting Processes on Students’ Attitudes Towards Writing and Towards a Writing Course”, 2nd METU Post Graduate Conference, September 24-25, 2004, Ankara, Turkey.
• Topuz, E. and M. M.Ünver, "WANTED: Intrinsically Motivated Students", 2nd Bilkent MA TEFL Reunion Conference, May 20-21, 2004, Ankara, Turkey.

etopuz [at] metu edu tr
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