Über den Autor
T. Volkan Yuzer is an Associate Professor in Applied Communication at the College of Open Education, Anadolu University, Turkey. His research interests are new communication technologies, synchronous, asynchronous and interactive communications and transformative learning milieus in distance and online education. He has over fifteen years experience in exploring additional distance learning media and providing communication and technological support for distance learning programmes as well as developing online learning courses. He has participated in projects related to distance learning, online synchronous learning and the virtual classroom.
Gulsun Eby is an Associate Professor in Applied Communication at the College of Open Education of Anadolu University. She undertook graduate studies at Anadolu University, Turkey (MA. Educational Technology) and at the University of Cincinnati, USA (Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction). Dr. Eby has over twenty-five years experience in focusing on the democratic and multicultural aspects of distance education. Her research includes finding new answers, viewpoints and explanations to online communication problems through critical pedagogy and improving learner critical thinking skills through project-based online learning. She continues to manage and provide pedagogical support for distance learning programmes.