Prof. Dr. Hünkar Korkmaz

Hacettepe University Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Sciences, Department of Division Curriculum and Instruction

Hunkar KORKMAZ is a professor of education at Hacettepe University. She has taught curriculum development and evaluation, learning strategies, lifelong learning, material development and instructional technologies, teaching and learning process, and educational psychology for prospective teachers and undergraduate students since 1999. Her research interests include science education, curriculum and instruction. Dr. Korkmaz received graduate, doctoral and post graduate degrees from Hacettepe University and conducted post-doctoral studies at Texas Tech University, College of Education with Prof. Dr. Julie A. Thomas. Dr. Korkmaz has 30 years of experience in education. She has also worked as director of Lifelong Learning Center and head of department of Curriculum and Instruction between 2014-2016 at Hacettepe University. She has served on numerous boards and national committees dealing with education reforms including science books review commission, editing science books in terms of educational context, science curriculum development commission as a consultant and professional development of teachers. She has also taught in-service teachers teaching methods, material development and instructional technologies, alternative assessment, and curriculum literacy at the international (Italy and Germany), national via Ministry of National Education organizations including Lifelong Learning General Directorate, and The Scientific and Technological Research Council (TUBITAK), and local levels via provincial education directors’, school principals’, and foundations’ organizations including Foundation of Mother and Child Education (ANACEV), Association of Contemporary Life Support (ÇYDD), Foundation of Vocational and Technical Education (TEGEV), Sabri Ulker Food Research Foundation.