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Devrim Guven

Devrim Guven

Visiting Professor
Science Teaching

105 Heroy Geology Laboratory

Research and Teaching Interests

Devrim Guven is an assistant professor of science education in the department of Primary Science Education at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.  Dr. Guven teaches science methods, learning theories and qualitative research methods courses both graduate and undergraduate level and supervises student teaching. His research focuses on authentic science in science education, technology design and implementation to support inquiry in classrooms and teaching and learning of socioscientific issues. Currently Dr. Guven is on a sabbatical leave at Syracuse University to conduct research in collaboration with Dr. John W. Tillotson.


  • Ph.D. Science Education - Penn State University
  • M.S. Science Education - Syracuse University

Recent Publications

  • Topçu, M. S., Muğaloğlu, E. Z., Guven, D. (In press) Socioscientific Issues in Science Education: The Case of Turkey. Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice.

  • Evagorou, M., Guven, D. & Muğaloğlu, E. Z. (2014) Preparing elementary and secondary pre-service teachers for everyday science. Science Education International, 25(1), 68-78.