My CV

Education

Ph.D in Education, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, expected graduation 2019

M.Ed. in Secondary Education, Boston College, USA, 2007.

Certificate in Massachusetts English Language Assessment-Oral, Boston College, USA, 2007

B.A. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, USA, 2002

Work Experience

Academic Communication, Center for Individual and Academic Development, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014-present

Writing Center, Center for Individual and Academic Development, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007-2014

History Teacher, Commonwealth Academy, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 2005-2006

History Teacher, George Washington Middle School, Alexandria, Virginia, USA,2003-2005

History Teacher, Accotink Academy, Springfield, Virginia, USA,2002-2003

Conference Presentations & Publication

Sendur, K. A. (2018, May). GR501: Teacher Training for Graduate Students. Paper presented at the Sabanci University Education Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

Kujawski, K., Mengi, E. & Sendur, K.A. (2015) Preparing for Freshman year in E. Gün Alayafi & N. Demirdirek, (Eds.)  A practical guide to English language learner development in academic context: Practices and processes (pp. 121-148), Ankara, Turkey: Black Swan Publishing House

 Sendur, K.A. (2013, April). Discipline-specific critical thinking: Skills and language. Paper presented at the BALEAP Biennial Conference, Nottingham, UK.

Sendur, K.A. (2013, April). Disiplinlere özgü eleştirel düşünme: beceriler ve dil. Poster session presented at the Eğitimde İyi Örnekler Konferansı, Istanbul, Turkey.

Sendur, K.A. (2011, April). Building academic English skills in critical thinking though a content-based project. Paper presented at the BALEAP Biennial Conference, Portsmouth, UK.

Sendur, K.A. (2009, June). Running an effective support system. Paper presented at the Columbia University Teachers College Summer Institute, Istanbul, Turkey.

Areas of Interest

Writing instruction, multiple text comprehension, English language learners (ELL), epistemological beliefs in history, historical reasoning