Dr. Osman Özturgut
Dr. Osman Özturgut is currently an Assistant Professor of Education in the PhD program at UIW. Dr. Özturgut has worked in the field of international and comparative education for over a decade. He has been an administrator and faculty member in various higher education institutions in Turkey, China, and the United States. He has conducted research in China, South Korea, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Turkey, South Africa, and the US. He is an expert in international and comparative higher education and leadership studies and has numerous publications and presentations in these areas.
Areas of Research:
International students in the U.S.
Internationalization of higher education
Sino-U.S. Joint-Venture Campuses
Private higher education in China.
Areas of Teaching:
Systems of Belief
Cultural Aspects of Research
Research in Comparative Education Systems
UIW Grievance Committee
DSE Curriculum Committee
Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis
M.B.A. General Business, University of the Incarnate Word
M.Ed. Adult and Higher Education, University of Missouri-St. Louis
M.A. Teaching in Multidisciplinary Studies, Webster University
BA – American Studies – Hacettepe University
Özturgut, O. (Forthcoming, 2012). Chinese students’ perceptions of life in the U.S. Journal of
College Teaching and Learning, 9(1).
Ozturgut, O. (Forthcoming, 2011). Chinese-Foreign Joint Ventures in Education. In Zha,
Q.(Ed.). Education in China: An Encyclopedic Handbook of Educational History, Models, and Initiatives. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group.
Özturgut, O. (Forthcoming, 2011). Quality Assurance in Private Higher Education in China.
Current Issues in Education.
Özturgut, O. (2011). Understanding multicultural education. Current Issues in Education.14(2).
Özturgut, O. & Murphy, C. (2011). Literature vs. practice: Challenges for international students
in the U.S. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 22(3).
Özturgut, O. (2011). Standardized testing in the case of China and the lessons to be
learned for the U.S. Journal of International Education Research, 7(2), 1-6.
Özturgut, O. (2009). Problems in China’s private universities. International Higher Education,
55, 18-19. Also translated into Chinese by Shanghai Jia Tong University, Institute of Higher Education and published as “中国民办高校的问题” in Journal of International Higher Education, 2, 2. (May 2009).
Özturgut, O. (2008). Political, economic, socio-cultural, and educational challenges of
administering a Sino-US joint venture campus in China. International Journal of Progressive Education, 4(3), 6-34.
Özturgut, O. (2008). Joint venture campuses in China. International Higher Education, 53, 16-7.
Also translated into Chinese by Shanghai Jia Tong University, Institute of Higher Education and published as “中国的中外合作办学机构” in Journal of International Higher Education, 1, 4. (November 2008).
Özturgut, O. (2008). Pruning dead wood. International Educator. 17(2), 76-9. March/April 2008.
National Association for International Educators (NAFSA)
Özturgut, O. (2007) Teaching west in the east: An American university in China. International
Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 19 (3), 228-237.
Edmonds, C.L., Waddle, J.L., Murphy, C., Özturgut, O., & Caruthers, L. (2007). Leading the
learning: What Missouri principals say about their preparation programs. The AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 3(4), 14-22.
Assistant Professor of Doctoral Studies, Dreeben School of Education, UIW 2010—current
Coordinator of International Student & Visitor Activities, UIW, 2008-2010
ESL Program Coordinator & Faculty member, UIW-China Campus, 2005-2008
Doctoral Research Assistant, University of Missouri-St. Louis 2004-2005
Faculty member, UIW-China Campus, 2001-2003
Freshman Unit Coordinator, Atilim University, Turkey, 1996-2001
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