Professor Profiles

Okan Bulut

Okan Bulut, PhD, MA, BA

Assistant Professor

Education

Educational Psychology

About Me

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Ph.D., Educational Psychology - Quantitative Methods in Education (2013)

Area of Study: Educational Measurement and Evaluation


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

M.A., Educational Psychology - Quantitative Methods in Education (2010)

Area of Study: Educational Measurement and Evaluation


Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, TURKEY

B.A., Elementary Education (2006)


Research

Dr. Bulut is an Assistant Professor of educational assessment and technology as well as a member of the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation (CRAME) at the University of Alberta. CRAME is a research-intensive centre in the Measurement, Evaluation and Cognition (MEC) area of the Department of Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta.

Dr. Bulut's primary research areas are centered on educational and psychological measurement, evaluation, psychometrics, and technology integration in education. Specifically, his current research interests include unidimensional, multidimensional, and explanatory item response modeling, computerized adaptive testing, test reliability, differential item functioning and measurement invariance, psychometric review of instruments, technology-enhanced assessment, and external factors affecting student learning such as technology use in classrooms and after school activities.


Teaching

Courses Taught:

EDPY 500 Introduction to Data Analysis in Educational Research

EDPY 605 Quantitative Methods II

EPDY 607 Measurement Theory II