About Me

Alper Şahin, Ph.D.

Alper Şahin holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English Language Teaching and a doctorate in Educational Measurement and Evaluation. He spent a year at the University of Minnesota with the support of TUBITAK to conduct his post-doctoral research on Computerized Adaptive Tests. He is the author of the first State Exam Anxiety Scale (DUSKÖ) originally designed in Turkish.

His research interests include but not limited to sample size requirement in item parameter estimation via Item Response Theory, measurement accuracy in foreign language tests, test anxiety in foreign language students, asymmetry in measurement and learning applications in language teaching program designs, Learner motivation and autonomy in foreign language curriculum, Item bank design features in computerized measurement applications. 

He currently serves as the Chairperson of the Department of Basic English at Atılım University and the Director of Education on Board of Directors of the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT).

For your inquiries, please contact alpersahin2@yahoo.com

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