Within the scope of the Digitizing Pedagogical Task Design for Interactional Competence (DIGITASK4IC; funded by Erasmus+ Digital Education Readiness scheme, the consortium (Hacettepe University, Universitat Innsbruck, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University) produced a web-based digital task generator tool, the DIGITASK web app. This video comes from the first Multiplier Event (Initial User Experiences Event) of the DIGITASK4IC project. I introduced the Create Material, Create Task, Create Sequence, and Assign Tasks & Sequences sections of the Teacher Module and the Student Module of the DIGITASK. Please visit to give the beta version of the app a try and provide feedback to us (Evaluation form available here: ​​ for the development of the app for a fully digitally enhanced TBLT (Task based language teaching) experience. Contact us digitask4ic[at], follow our updates on our Twitter account ( Also visit my personal website and my Twitter account ( Do not hesitate to contact us for DIGITASK related inquiries and training events for your institutions.

An interview (in Turkish) with my colleague, Prof. Dr. Belgin Aydın from TED University, Ankara.

An invited talk at the PhD Winter School organized by Dr. Melinda Dooly at Autonomus University of Barcelona. “Tracking the Development of Online L2 Interactional Competence using Conversation Analysis (Ufuk Balaman, Hacettepe University, Turkey)”.

An interview (in Turkish) at the Award Ceremony and Academic Year Opening at Hacettepe University. I was interviewed about my work that led me to the Social Sciences Award in 2020. And here is when I receive the Award from the Rector: