Sercan Erer

Sercan Erer

Doctoral researcher

Department Fachbereich Sozialwissenschaften
Postadresse Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Büroadresse MSH, E03 45-100
E-Mail
Telefon (+352) 46 66 44 9149

Sercan Erer joined the Institute of Education and Society (InES) as a doctoral researcher in February 2021. His research interests revolve around education systems, educational policy and inequalities, psychosocial constructs in learning environments (mostly the sense of belonging), curriculum studies involving preservice and in-service teacher education, educational statistics, and scale construction in the affective domain.

Sercan gained his Bachelor of Science degree from the department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology at Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey. Besides becoming a founding member of the research group, Achievement Emotions and Motivation, and a member of the International Belonging Research Lab, he also holds a Master of Science degree with a Research Thesis titled “A Study of Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Their Preparedness Levels on Learning and Innovation Skills in a Research University” in Curriculum and Instruction at the department of Educational Sciences from METU.

Under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Hadjar, Sercan works on projects related to reflections of school and classroom variables on educational inequalities.

Last updated on: Montag, den 15. Februar 2021

Keywords about research area

education systems, educational policy and inequalities, psychosocial constructs in learning environments, motivation, achievement emotions, sense of belonging in higher education (academic, university, campus, major belonging), psychosocial wellbeing, curriculum studies, preservice and in-service teacher education, educational statistics, scale construction, research methods (qualitative, mixed, quantitative)



Last updated on: 15 Feb 2021

Qualifications:

  • 2009: Information Technologies, IMKB Anatolian Vocational High School, Bandirma, Turkey
  • 2015: BSc. Computer Education and Instructional Technology, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2019: MSc. Curriculum and Instruction, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Professional Academic Career:

  • 2013-2014: Student Assistant, METU Career Planning Centre and Alumni Office, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2020-2021: Doctoral Researcher, Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
  • 2021-Present: Doctoral Researcher, Department of Social Sciences, Institute of Education and Society, University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg



Last updated on: 15 Feb 2021