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Dr. Serkan Uygun

 

Campus Golm
House 2, Room 0.06

Biography

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. : Yeditepe University English Language Education    2010-2016
  • M.A.  :  Yeditepe University English Language Education    2008-2010
  • B.A.   :  İstanbul University English Language Education     1996-2000

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Mar, 2018 - present   Research Fellow at the Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism, University of Potsdam, SFB Project B04
  • 2017-Feb, 2018          Assist. Prof. at Faculty of Education at Yeditepe University
  • 2012-Oct, 2017          Lecturer at Faculty of Education at Yeditepe University
  • 2010-Sept, 2017        Turkish instructor at Yeditepe University
  • 2000-Sept, 2017        English instructor at Yeditepe University

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • 2012-2015: Morphological Processing in a Foreign Language: The Case of Turkish and English (Research Assistant. Funded by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 112K183).

Dr. Serkan Uygun

 

Campus Golm
House 2, Room 0.06

Research Interests

My research interests include lexical representation and morphological processing of complex words in native, non-native and heritage speakers of English and Turkish.

Publications

Papers

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2018). Processing second language inflectional morphology. In M.A. Akıncı & K. Yağmur (Eds.). The Rouen Meeting Studies on Turkic Structures and Language Contacts, pp. 189-204. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2017). Türkçe Bileşik Sözcüklerin Biçimbirimsel Olarak İşlemlenmesi (Morphological Processing of Compounds in Turkish). In B. Makaroğlu, İ. P. Bekar & E. A. Akkök (Eds.). 30. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı Bildirileri (Proceedings of the 30th National Congress on Linguistics), pp. 139-146. Ankara: Dilbilim Derneği Yayınları.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2017). Compound processing in second language acquisition of English. Journal of the European Second Language Association, 1(1), 90-101.

Uygun, S. & Mede, E. (2016). The effect of vocabulary knowledge in L2 learning. K. Papaja & C. Can (Eds.). Language in Focus: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities in Linguistics and English Language Teaching, pp. 443-460. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2016). Processing morphology in L2 Turkish: The effects of morphological richness in the L1. A. Gürel (ed.). Second Language Acquisition of Turkish, pp. 251-279. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing.

Uygun, S. (2016). Türkiye’de İngilizce Öğretmenlerinin Hizmet Öncesi Eğitimine Genel Bir Bakış (A General Look at Pre-Service Teacher Education of English Teachers in Turkey). In S. N. Büyükkantarcıoğlu, E. Yarar & Y. Çotuksöken (Eds.). Türkçeye Türkçe İçinden Bakan Dilbilimci Ömer Demircan’a Armağan (A Gift to Ömer Demircan, the Linguist Looking at Turkish through Turkish), pp. 259-273. Ankara: Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları.

Mede, E. & Uygun, S. (2014). Evaluation of a language preparatory program: A case study. ELT Research Journal, Vol. 3, No. 4, 201-221.

Uygun, S. (2014). Quality of English Language Teaching in Turkish Secondary Education. H. Arslan, G. Ratá, E. Kocayörük & M. A. İçbay (Eds.). Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Education, pp. 493-500. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Uygun, S. (2013). How to Become an Effective English Language Teacher. Journal of Educational and Social Research, Vol. 3, No. 7, 306-311.

Gürel, A. & Uygun, S. (2013). Representation of Multimorphemic Words in the Mental Lexicon: Implications for Second Language Acquisition of Morphology. S. Baiz, N. Goldman & R. Hawkes (Eds.). Proceedings of 37th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, pp. 122-133. Boston: Cascadilla Press.

Uygun, S. (2013). English Language Teaching Quality Criteria in Turkish Secondary Education (based on EAQUALS’ Staff Charter). Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 70, 1354-1359.

Conference presentations

Uygun, S. & Felser, C. (2019). Subject-verb agreement marking in Turkish heritage speakers. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the Workshop Turkish in Europe 2019, Hildesheim, Germany, 12 July.

Uygun, S. & Felser, C. (2019). Constraints on subject-verb agreement in German/Turkish bilingual speakers. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB), Edmonton, Canada, 24-28 June.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2018). Processing of compounds in native and nonnative speakers of Turkish. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 2nd Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Linguistic Theory (CIALT), Berlin, Germany, 25-27 October.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2018). First language processing of compounds in late bilinguals. Poster presented by Serkan Uygun at the Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP), Berlin, Germany, 6-8 September.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2017). Factors Affecting the Processing of Compounds in the Second Language. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 39th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Saarbrücken, Germany, 8-10 March.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2017). Processing of Compounds in Turkish. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 18th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics (ICTL), Adana, Turkey, 24-26 February.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2016). Compound Processing in L2 Acquisition. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 26th Annual Meeting of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA), Jyväskylä, Finland, 24-27 August.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2016). Türkçe Bileşik Sözcüklerin Biçimbirimsel Olarak İşlemlenmesi. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 30th National Linguistic Convention, Ankara, Turkey, 13-14 May.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2016). The Bilingual Mental Lexicon: Evidence from Compound Processing. Poster presented by Serkan Uygun at the International Symposium on Bilingual and L2 Processing in Adults and Children (ISBPAC), Kaiserslautern, Germany, 14-15 April.

Uygun, S. & Mede, E. (2015). Teacher Job Stress at Turkish Preparatory Schools. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at LIF 2015: Modern Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Praxis in ELT and SLA, Cappadocia, Turkey, 5-7 March.

Uygun, S. & Gürel, A. (2014). The First Language Effects on Processing Second Language Morphology. Paper presented by Ayşe Gürel at the 24th Annual Meeting of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA), York, United Kingdom, 3-6 September.

Gürel, A. & Uygun, S. (2014). The effects of L1 on processing L2 Turkish morphology. Paper presented by Ayşe Gürel at the 17th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics (ICTL), Rouen, France, 3-5 September.

Mede, E. & Uygun, S. (2014). Evaluation of a Language Preparatory Program: A Case Study. Paper presented by Enisa Mede at the 8th International ELT Research Conference, Çanakkale, Turkey, 15-17 May.

Uygun, S. & Mede, E. (2014). Program Evaluation of the Academic Writing Course at a Turkish Private University. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the International EJER Congress 2014: 1st Eurasian Educational Research Congress, İstanbul, Turkey, 24-26 April.

Uygun, S. & Mede, E. (2014). The Effect of Vocabulary Knowledge in L2 Reading. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at LIF 2014: 1st International Conference on Applied Linguistics and ELT, Antalya, Turkey, 27-29 March.

Gürel, A. & Uygun, S. (2013). A Psycholinguistic Account of Variability in the Second Language. Poster presented by Ayşe Gürel at the 38th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, USA, 1-3 November.

Uygun, S. (2013). How to Become an Effective English Language Teacher. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 3rd International Conference on Human and Social Sciences, Rome, Italy, 20-22 September.

Uygun, S. (2013). Quality of English Language Teaching in Turkish Secondary Education. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey, 19-21 June.

Gürel, A. & Uygun, S. (2013). Psycholinguistic Investigation of Morphological Variability in Second Language Acquisition. Paper presented by Ayşe Gürel and Serkan Uygun at the 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB), Singapore, 10-13 June.

Gürel, A. & Uygun, S. (2012). Representation of Multimorphemic Words in the Mental Lexicon: Implications for Second Language Acquisition of Morphology. Paper presented by Ayşe Gürel and Serkan Uygun at the 37th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, USA, 2-4 November.

Gürel, A. & Uygun, S. (2012). Morphological Processing in L2 Learners of Turkish. Poster presented by Ayşe Gürel and Serkan Uygun at the 8th International Mental Lexicon Conference, Montreal, Canada, 24-26 October.

Uygun, S. (2012). Qualities of an Effective English Language Teacher. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 11th METU International ELT Convention, Ankara, Turkey, 31 May- June.

Uygun, S. (2012). English Language Teaching Quality Criteria in Turkish Secondary Education (based on EAQUALS’ Staff Charter). Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 1st International Akdeniz Language Studies Conference, Antalya, Turkey, 9-12 May.

Uygun, S. (2012). English Language Teaching Quality Criteria in Turkish Secondary Education. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 2nd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4-6 May.

Uygun, S. (2009). Defining the Role of Prior Topic Knowledge and Vocabulary in Reading Comprehension. Paper presented by Serkan Uygun at the 13th International INGED ELT Conference, Ankara, Turkey, 23-25 October.

Invited Talks

Compound processing in bilinguals and multilinguals. Seminar at the LAVA Group, UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway, May 4, 2017.

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