Doctorate (July, 2011)

School: Claremont Graduate University

Degree: Ph.D. in Information Systems and Technology

Dissertation Title: Understanding the Paradox of Mental Effort in Online Learning Conversations

Advisors: Dr. Terry Ryan, Dr. Jakko Van der Pol, Dr. Mary Poplin, Dr. Lorne Olfman

Masters (May, 2005)

School: Ferris State University

Degree: M.S. in Information Systems

Advisor: Dr. Greg Gogolin

Awards: Dean’s List Student

Bachelors ( June, 2002)

School: Yildiz Technical University

Degree: B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Awards: Dean’s List Student

High School

School: The KOC School

Degree: High school degree with mathematics and science concentration