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METU-Information Systems




METU-Information Systems




METU-Computer Education and Instructional Technologies





Ankara University



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University of Georgia



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Adanır, G. A., İsmailova, R., Omuraliev, A., & Muhametjanova, G. (2020). Learners’ Perceptions of Online Exams: A Comparative Study in Turkey and Kyrgyzstan. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning21(3), 1-17.

Senel Tekin, P., Ilgaz, H., Afacan Adanır, G., Yıldırım, D., Gülbahar Y. (2020). Flipping e-Learning for Teaching Medical Terminology: A Study of Learners' Online Experiences and Perceptions. Online Learning Journal, 24(2), 76-93.

Afacan Adanır, G., Borkoev, B., Saliyeva, K., Muhametjanova, G. (2020). Kyrgyz learners' and teachers' experiences and perceptions related to ICT use in high school courses. Education and Information Technologies, 25(6), 4765-4780.

Afacan Adanır, G., Akmatbekova, A., &  Muhametjanova, G. (2020). Longitudional Study of Kyrgyz Students' General Physics Course Performance in Paper-based versus Online-based Tests. Education and Information Technologies.

Afacan Adanır, G., Muhametjanova, G., Çelikbağ, M. A., Omuraliev, A., & İsmailova, R. (2020). Learners’ preferences for online resources, activities, and communication tools: A comparative study of Turkey and Kyrgyzstan. E-Learning and Digital Media, 17(2), 148-166.

Muhametjanova, G., Afacan Adanır, G., & Akmatbekova, A. (2020). Internet and social networks use habits of adolescents between ages of 10-19 in the Kyrgyz Republic. Journal of Children and Media, 14(2), 173-186.

Ilgaz, H., & Adanır, G. A. (2020). Providing online exams for online learners: Does it really matter for them?. Education and Information Technologies, 25(2), 1255-1269.

       ADANIR, G. A. (2019). Detecting Topics of Chat Discussions in A Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Environment. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education20(1), 96-114. 

        Afacan Adanır, G. (2017). Achievement of Joint Perception in a Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Environment: A Case Study. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education18(4), 78-90.

Adanır, G. A. (2017). Tracing the Knowledge Building Process through Discussions Mediated by a CSCL Environment: A Case Study. Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology-TOJET16(3), 154-161.

Arifoglu, A., Afacan, G., & Er, E. (2013).An Analysis of Public Internet Access Points (PIAPs).The Journal of Community Informatics9(1).

Afacan, G., E. Er, Arifoglu, A. (2013). Public Internet Access Points (PIAPs) and their Social Impacts: A Case Study from Turkey. Behaviour & Information Technology32(1).

Afacan, G., & Arifoğlu, A. (2010). A New Metric System for Assessment of E-Transformatıon.  International Journal of eBusiness and eGovernment  Studies (IJEBEG), 7(1), 1-15.



Adanır, G. A. (2020). Assessment Types and Methods in Distance Learning. In Handbook of Research on Determining the Reliability of Online Assessment and Distance Learning (pp. 24-42). IGI Global.

Gulbahar, Y., & Adanır, G. A. (2020). Emerging Instructional Design and Strategies for Online Courses. In Handbook of Research on Developing Engaging Online Courses (pp. 94-115). IGI Global.

Yarlıkaş, S., Arpacı, İ., Afacan, G. (2012). User Acceptance of eGovernment Services: Analysis of Users’ Satisfaction Level Based on Technology Acceptance Model. In Yetkiner, I. H., Pamukcu, M. T., & Erdil, E. (Eds), Industrial Dynamics, Innovation Policy, and Economic Growth through Technological Advancements (pp. 348-362).USA: IGI Global.

Arifoglu, A., Afacan, G., & Er, E. (2012).Guidelines for Successful Public Internet Access Points (PIAPs) Implementation. In T. Papadopoulos, & P. Kanellis (Eds.), Public Sector Reform Using Information Technologies: Transforming Policy into Practice (pp. 372-391). USA: IGI Global.


      Gülbahar, Y., Kalelioğlu, F. & Afacan Adanır, G.(2020). Harmanlanmış Öğrenme. Ankara: Pegem Akademi. 

      Arifoglu, A., Er, E., Afacan, G. (2010). Türkiye için e-Devlet Yönetim Modeli'ne Doğru: Mevcut Durum Değerlendirmesi ve Öneriler. İstanbul : TÜSİAD.


Gülbahar Y., & Afacan Adanır, G.(2019, October). Management of Open and Distance Education: Comparison of Cases: United States and Turkey. In International Open and Distance Learning Conference (IODL), Turkey.

Afacan Adanır, G., Muhametjanova, G., Çelikbağ, M.A., Omuraliev, A., & Ismailova, R. (2019, May). Türk ve Kırgız Öğrencilerin Çevrimiçi Kaynak ve Etkinlik Tercihleri. In International Computer and Instructional Technologies Symposium (ICITS), Turkey.

Afacan Adanır, G. (2018, September). The Usability Assessment of the e-Exam System. In European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Bolzano, Italy. 

Afacan Adanır, G. (2018, April). Investigation of Activities of Distance Education Centers of Universities in Turkey. In 28th International Conference on Educational Sciences, Turkey. Pegem Akademi.    

Afacan Adanır, G. (2017, September). Monitoring the Knowledge Building Process in a CSCL Environment: A Case Study from Turkey. In International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (pp. 55-62). Springer, Cham.

Afacan Adanır, G. (2017).  TURKISH STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES IN USING A COMPUTER SUPPORTED COLLABORATIVE LEARNING (CSCL) TOOL (VIRTUAL MATH TEAMS - VMT).  Proceedings of International Conference on Research in Education and Science (ICRES 2017), Turkey. ISRES Publishing.

Afacan Adanır, G. & Çakir, M.P. (2015). Tools for Tracing the Development of Concepts through Discussions Mediated by a CSCL Environment: A Case Study. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2015), Gothenburg, Sweden. International Society of the Learning Sciences

Er, E., Afacan, G., Barreto, D., Orey, M. (2012). Children’s Experiences in an Online Gaming Space: An Analysis of Game Elements. Presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2012. Hilton Head Islands, SC.

Afacan, G., Arifoglu, A. (2010). A New e-Transformation Metric System. Proceedings of the IFIP e-Government Conference 2010, August 29-September 2, Lausanne, Switzerland. Trauner Druck

Afacan, G., Arifoglu, A. (2010). A New Metric System for Assessment of E-Transformation. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on e-Government and e-Governance (ICEGEG 2010), March 11-12, Antalya, Turkey. Turksat

 Afacan, G., Arifoglu, A. (2010). e-Gov Days: A New e-Transformation Metric System for Countries: A Case Study - Czech Republic. Proceedings of e-Gov Days 2010. Prag: EPMA.

Yarlıkaş, S., Arpacı, İ., Afacan, G. (2010). User Acceptance of e-Government Services: Analysis of Users’ Satisfaction Level Based on Technology Acceptance Model. 4th International Conference on Industrial Dynamics, Innovation Policy and Growth. İzmir, Turkey. Ekolider.

Arifoglu, A., Afacan,G., Er, E. (2009). PUBLIC INTERNET ACCESS POINTS (PIAPs): A Model to Accelerate e-Inclusion. Proceedings of e-Gov Days 2009. Prag:EPMA.

 Arifoglu, A., Er, E., Afacan, G. (2009). A Model Study of Public Internet Access Points for Turkey.CD-ROM/Online Proceedings of the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems. İzmir: EMCIS

Arifoglu, A., Benli, B., Gezer, M., Afacan, G., Er, E., Aydın, B. (2008). One-to-One e-Learning Transformation in Education: A Case Study in Turkey. Proceedings of e-Gov Days 2008. Prag: EPMA.



    Afacan, G. & Çakır, M. (2013). Measures Used to Track Learning Process in Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Environments. Poster presented at The European Conference on Educational Research 2013 (ECER 2013), Istanbul, Turkey.


Future Teachers Education: Computational Thinking and STEAM, EU Project, Researcher, 2019-2022.


Developing Interactive Activities and Electronic Exams for Effectiveness of Learning Processes in Distance Learning, Coordinator, 2018-2020


Developing Instructional Materials and Evaluating Their Effectiveness: Medical Terminology Course, Researcher, 2016-2018


PIAP Social Impact Analysis: Turkey Case, Researcher, 2009


e-Government Model for Turkey, Researcher, 2009


PIAP Model Proposal for Turkey, Researcher, 2008