Mete Akcaoglu, Ph.D.

Mete Akcaoglu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

Georgia Southern University


Mete Akcaoglu (Ak-cha-oh-loo) is an associate professor of instructional technology at Georgia Southern University. His research interests include online learning and teaching, computer science education, problem solving, and motivation in education. Currently, he leads a national science grant project investigating the process of design, development, and implementation of a middle-school computer science curriculum based on game design using Unity 3D. In addition to his teaching at Georgia Southern, he has been the program director of the ITEC program since 2018.

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  • online learning and teaching
  • computer science education
  • problem solving
  • and motivation in education.
  • PhD in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology, 2013

    Michigan State University

  • MA in Foreign Language Education, 2008

    Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)

  • BS in Foreign Language Education (Applied Linguistics), 2003

    Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey)

Academic Experience

Georgia Southern University
Associate Professor
Aug 2018 – Present Georgia

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Program Director
Georgia Southern University
Assistant Professor
Aug 2014 – Aug 2018 Georgia
Taught instructional technology courses and researched game-design and online learning.