Prof. Dr. Dinçay KÖKSAL
Dinçay Köksal graduated from ELT Department of Faculty of Education at Ondokuz Mayıs University in Samsun in 1984 and worked as teacher in secondary schools for 3 years. Then he started his M.A in Gazi University in 1987 and completed it in 1990. He finished his doctoral study in the same university in 1994. He also worked as lecturer in ELT department of Gazi faculty of Education for seven years and gave Advanced Translation courses in the Turkish Military Academy. He worked as an instructor and assistant professor in Abant İzzet Baysal University for eighteen months. In December 1995 he started to work in Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University. Since then, he has been teaching such courses as ‘Translation’, ‘Testing and Evaluation in English Language Education’, ‘Teaching English/Foreign Language to Young Learners’ in B.A and M.A programmes ‘Philosophy of Educational Research’ in PhD programme. He founded Foreign Language Education Research and Practice Center in that university in 1996. He organised many international conferences –International ELT Research Conferences. He also founded Educational Research Association in Turkey in 2008. He coordinated one EU lingua project locally as a partner called ‘European Awareness and Intercomprehension’. He is now a local coordinator of another project called ‘Redinter’. He has many articles published in journals and papers presented at international conferences and congresses. He is the author of a book on teaching translation, and co-author of a book on Intercultural Communication and the editor of two books.