Invited Talks

Balaman, U. (2018). Tracking the development of online L2 interactional competence using conversation analysis. GREIP Research Centre, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. 6-8 February, 2018.

Sert, O. & Balaman, U. (2018). How to track L2 development in interaction through conversation analysis. GREIP Research Centre, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. 6-8 February, 2018.

Balaman, U. (2015). The impact of online language learning task design on the development of interactional competence: language and rule policing. University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, 02.12.2015.

Conference Presentations

Balaman, U. (2017). Conversation analysis and learning in technology-mediated settings (Research Methodology Workshop). EUROCALL2017, Southampton, UK, 23-26 August 2017.

Sert, O, Balaman, U., Büyükgüzel, S. (2017). On the role of extra-mural English in Turkey: Young learners and teacher education.  GLOBELT2017 Conference, İzmir, Turkey, 18-21 April 2016.

Balaman, U. (2017). Training pre-service language teachers for teaching English to very young learners using IMDAT model: A project description. SBATEYL, The International Conference on Teaching English to Young Learners, İzmir, Turkey, 15-18 May, 2017.

Balaman, U. (2017). On collecting, organizing, transcribing, and analyzing online task-oriented L2 interaction data. As part of emerging trends in the collection, organization, transcription, and analysis of L2 interaction data colloquium in AAAL2017. Portland, USA, 17-21 March, 2017.

Balaman, U. (2017). Task-induced development of hinting behaviors in online L2 task-oriented interaction. ICOP-L2, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland. 18-20 January, 2017.

Balaman, U. (2016). Tracking the development of L2 interactional competence: Managing the progressivity of talk to resolve epistemic differences. Paper presented at AAAL2016, Orlando, USA, 9-12 April 2016.

Balaman, U. (2016). Confirmation checks for maintaining mutual orientation in online task-oriented L2 talk. Paper presented at GLOBELT2016 Conference, Antalya, Turkey, 14-17 April 2016.

Sert, O. & Balaman U. (2015). A conversation analytic investigation into negotiation of meaning in task-oriented video chat interaction. Paper presented as part of “The micro-analytic turn in Applied Linguistics: Conversation Analysis and L2 Learning/Teaching Practices” colloquium in 3rd ULEAD International Conference on Applied Linguistics, Çanakkale, Turkey, 8-10 May, 2015.

Balaman, U. (2014). Conversation analytic investigation of an online collaborative information-seeking and exchange activity. Paper presented at Micro-Analysis of Online Data. University of York, UK, 14-15 July 2014.

Balaman, U. (2014). A descriptive analysis of Turkish ELT academia based on PhD theses in terms of research trends and supervisors. Paper presented at 8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English held in Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University in Turkey.

Balaman, U. (2013). Reconstructing computer skills course to develop online literacy of preservice language teachers. Paper presented at 1st International ELT Conference held in Gazi University in Turkey.

Balaman, U. (2012). Yabancı dil eğitiminde teknoloji geliştirme [technology development in foreign language education]. In A. Sarıçoban & Z. M. Tavil (eds), Yabancı dil öğretiminde öğretim teknolojileri ve materyal tasarımı [instructional technologies and material development in foreign language education]. Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık.

Balaman, U. (2011). A review of literature: Web-based language teaching and learning. Paper presented at 8th International METU Postgraduate Conference on Linguistics and Language Teaching held in METU in Turkey.

Daşkın, Z. & Balaman, U. (2011). Routines and awareness of EFL academics and instructors on the Internet. Paper presented at Pains and Gains, New Trends in ELT, 1st International Conference held in Near East University in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.