Prof. Dr. Olaf Zawacki-Richter
Institut für Pädagogik (» Postanschrift)
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Berrin CEFA has been working as a Research Associate at the University of Oldenburg and the COER coordinator. She started her Ph.D. journey under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Olaf Zawacki-Richter in 2021. Currently, her doctoral research project is being supervised by Prof. Felicitas Macgilchrist. Her research focuses on digitalization in higher education, student disengagement, dropout and retention, and student support systems.
Prior to this, she earned her MSc in Curriculum and Instruction from Ankara University. She has gained extensive experience in higher education working as an instructor of English and a curriculum developer/level coordinator at a foundation university in Ankara, Turkey. Besides her administrative duties, she was responsible for the design of the curriculum and instruction as well as coordination of the instructors in cooperation with educational technologies, professional development, and extracurricular activities. She gave workshops and represented her university at different academic forums on the integration of technology into the curriculum.