Evren Eryilmaz, assistant professor of ITM

Evren Eryilmaz, assistant professor of ITM


Evren Eryilmaz

Department of Business Education, Information Technology Management
Sutliff 339 | 570-389-5448 | eeryilma@bloomu.edu | evreneryilmaz.com

Evren Eryilmaz, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Information and Technology Management at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He has previously worked as a co-principal investigator on a research project at the Empire State College that received the State University of New York Innovative Instruction Technology Grant. He earned his Ph.D. in Information Systems and Technology from Claremont Graduate University.

His research interests revolve around designing and evaluating computer supported collaborative learning software grounded in learning theory, analyzing the role of social interactions in technology-mediated learning, understanding whether, and under which conditions, electronic discourse supports deep learning. His articles have appeared in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, and Computers & Education.

He has presented his research at major conferences such as the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), and the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). He received SIGED-IAIM Best IS Education Award at ICIS in 2010 and was nominated for best paper awards at HICSS in 2010, 2012, and 2014.

Latest Research

Evren Eryilmaz, Ph.D., assistant professor of information and technology management, co-authored on the paper "How media choice affects learner interactions in distance learning classes" published in Computers & Education Vol., 75. The paper explored the affordances of an online social networking system to facilitate online interaction, course community development, and perceived learning. Furthermore, "Leveraging a Personalized System to Improve Self-Directed Learning in Online Educational Environments" article published in Computers & Education Vol., 70 was the most downloaded article in July.

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