• Rakıcıoğlu-Söylemez, A. Ş. & Akayoğlu, S. (2019). An exploratory case study on the professional collective agency in an EFL teacher education program. Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Research in Applied Linguistics - ICRAL 2019, Konya Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey.

  • Uzum, B., Yazan, B., Avineri, N., & Akayoğlu, S. (2019, March). “A Very Difficult Topic to Talk About”: Discursive Constructions of Cultural Practices in a USA-Turkey Telecollaboration. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Atlanta, GA.

  • Akayoğlu, S., Uzum, & Yazan, B. (2019, March). “My biases about the other turned out groundless:” Preservice teachers’ cultural identity construction in telecollaboration. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Atlanta, GA.

  • Akayoğlu, S., Yazan, B., & Uzum, B. (2018, May). Preparing teachers for multicultural education: A virtual intercultural exchange study. Paper presented at the 13th METU International ELT Convention, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Üzüm B., Akayoğlu, S. & Yazan, B. (2017).  We are not actually that different”: Promoting Teacher Intercultural Competence through Virtual Intercultural Exchanges..  Addressing inequalities, mobility and dislocation: Insights from international and domestic research and practice. Michigan State University, USA.

  • Akayoğlu, S. & Seferoğlu, G. (2017).  The Perceptions of Pre-service Teachers of English on Flipped Classroom Model.  CALL in Context: 18th International CALL Research Conference. University of Berkeley, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2017).  The 21st Century Skills in Language Classrooms.  B.E.U. School of Foreign Languages International Conference: Fostering 21st Century Skills in Language Studies

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2017).  Teaching CALL to pre-service teachers of English in a Flipped Classroom.  18th INGED International ELT Conference, Aydın University, Istanbul.

  • Akayoğlu, S. & Rakıcıoğlu-Söylemez, A. (2016). Prospective EFL Teachers’ Perceptions of Using CALL in the Classroom. 5th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S., Rakıcıoğlu-Söylemez, A., Olcu-Dincer, Z., Gulden, T., Balikci, G. (2015).  A phenomenological study of an online peer mentoring experience on lesson planning  Prospective EFL teachers  reflections during practice teaching.  Association for Teacher Education in Europe 40th Annual Conference 2015: Glasgow

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2015). Online Communities of Practice for Professional Development. 12th METU ELT Convention. Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2014). CALL Training for Pre-service Teachers of English. 3rd National Conference on Foreign Language Education. Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2014). Yabancı Dil Eğitiminde Teknolojinin Sunduğu Araçlar Ya Olmasaydı? 1st Eğitim Teknolojileri Zirvesi, Yıldız Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey.

  • Çimendağ, B. & Akayoğlu, S. (2013). The Use of Google Hangout for Fostering Speaking Skills in Language Classes. 9th International METU Postgraduate Conference on Linguistics and Language Teaching. Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2013). “Online Professional Development for English Language Teachers”. 1st Internation Week on English Studies. Karabük University, Karabük, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2012). “Twenty-first Century World Englishes: Based on Individuals, not the Countries.” 5th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca. Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Demirel, H., Akayoğlu, S. (2012). “Professional development of language teachers through personal learning network and online communities of practice.” IATEFL Learning & Teacher Development SIG Joint Conference. Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Gökce, Z., Akayoğlu, S. (2011). “The use of virtual English classes in Second Life”. INGED 15th International ELT Conference: Taking it to the Limits. Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2011). “Learning and Practicing a Foreign Language in Virtual Classrooms in Second Life”. Sharing Issues in ELT Conference, Eskişehir, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S., Kılıçkaya, F. (2011). “Collaborative Learning Activities through Google Documents”. 2nd İstek Schools International ELT Conference: Reflections and Innovations in ELT”, İstanbul, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2010). “The Functions of Negotiation of Meaning in a Course Carried out in Second Life”. SLanguages 2010 Conference in Second Life.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2010). “The Use of Second Life in Writing Classes”. 1st Istek Schools International ELT Conference: ELT in a Globalized World: Exploring New Opportunities and Meeting the Challenges of Today. Yeditepe University, İstanbul, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2009) "Web 2.0 Araçlarının Türkçe Yazma Eğitiminde Kullanımı." (The use of Web 2.0 tools in teaching writing in Turkish). Türkçe Eğitimi Kurultayı; Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2009). “What are the things waiting for us in our Second Life”. 7th METU Post Graduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2007). "Curriculum Development for Online Teacher Training". 17th IATEFL Hungary. Budapest, Hungary.

  • Altun, A., Akayoğlu, S. (2007). "Collaborative Writing through PBwiki". WIAOC 2007 CONNECT: Conversations on Networking, Education, Communities, and Technology.

 

INVITED TALKS

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2015). “Becoming a Member of an Online Community of Practice for Professional Development.” Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University, Ağrı, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2015). “The Use of Web 2.0 Tools for Interaction & Communication in English Language Classes.” Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University, Ağrı, Turkey

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2014). “The Use of Technology in Language Classes.” Seminar for Undergraduate Students at Fatih University, İstanbul, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2014). “The Use of Web 2.0 Tools and Social Media in English Language Teaching.” Seminar at Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2014). “The Use of Technology in Language Classes.” Seminar for Undergraduate Students at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2013). “CALL for Lifelong Learning”. 9th Postgraduate Conference on Linguistics and Language Teaching at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2013). “How to integrate technology into curriculum of School of Foreign Languages at Muğla University”. Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Muğla, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2011). “Writing Activities for ELT Classes in Second Life”. Eastern Anatolia Conference of EFL at Erzincan, Erzincan, Turkey.

  • Altun, A., Akayoğlu, S. (2011). “How Online Communities of Practice Work for Professional Development in Teaching”. Eastern Anatolia Conference of EFL at Erzincan, Erzincan, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2010). “The Social Presence Functions in a Course Carried out in Second Life”. Multiliteracies Electronic Village Online.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2010). “Information and communication technologies in English classes”. Beykent Schools International ELT Conference, Beykent Schools, İstanbul, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2008). “Technology C.A.L.L.s You” A Seminar for English Teachers by Nüans Publishing, Bursa, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2007). "Collaborative Writing through PBwiki". 5th ELT Conference "Technology CALL's You".  Ankara University Development Foundations Schools, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Altun, A., Akayoğlu, S. & Erice, D. (2007). "İngilizce Öğretiminde Kullanılan Bilgisayar Destekli İletişim Araçları". (Computer assisted language learning tools in English language teaching). Sıtkı Koçman Foreign Language Institute, Muğla University, Muğla, Turkey.

  • Altun, A. & Akayoğlu, S (2006). "İngilizce Öğretiminde Kullanılan İnternet Araçları" (The Internet tools used in English language teaching). Sıtkı Koçman Foreign Language Institute, Muğla University, Muğla.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2006). "Tapped In as a Meeting Place for Teachers and Researchers". Seminar. Department of Foreign Language Education, Faculty of Education, Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2006). "Blogging in ELT". Seminar. Department of Foreign Language Education, Faculty of Education, Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey.

  • Akayoğlu, S. (2006). "Creating and Integrating Yahoogroups as a Communication and Sharing Tool in Language Classrooms". Seminar. Department of Foreign Language Education, Faculty of Education, Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey.