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

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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, AIS Transactions of Human Computer Interaction, 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, was awarded a 2015-2016 Teacher-Scholar (TALE) Research Grant

Representative Research in Refereed Journals

  • Eryilmaz, E., Thoms, B., Mary, J., Kim, R., & Van der Pol, J. (Accepted). Instructor versus Peer Attention Guidance in Online Learning Conversations, AIS Transactions of Human Computer Interaction (Acceptance Rate 0.36).
  • Eryilmaz, E., Ryan, T., Van der Pol, J., Kasemvilas, S., & Mary, J. (2013). Fostering Quality and Flow of Online Learning Conversations by Artifact-Centered Discourse Systems. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 14(1), 22-48. (Impact Factor 2.246)
  • Eryilmaz, E., Van der Pol, J., Ryan, T., Clark, M. P., & Mary, J. (2013). Enhancing Student Knowledge Acquisition from Online Learning Conversations. International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, 8(1), 113-144. (Impact Factor: 2.243)
  • Eryilmaz, E.,  Chiu, M. M., Thoms, B., Mary, J., & Kim, R. (2014). Design and Evaluation of Instructor-Based and Peer-Oriented Attention Guidance Functionalities in an Open Source Anchored Discussion System, Computers & Education, 71, 303-321. (Impact Factor 2.775)
  • Kim, R., Olfman, L., Ryan, T., & Eryilmaz, E. (2014).  Leveraging a Personalized System to Improve Self-Directed Learning in Online Educational Environments. Computers & Education, 70, 150-160. (Impact Factor 2.775)
  • Thoms, B., Eryilmaz, E.(2014). How media choice affects learner interactions in distance learning classes. Computers & Education, 75, 112-126. (Impact Factor 2.775)

Representative Research in Refereed Conference Publications

  • Eryilmaz, E., Thoms, B., Mary, J., Kim, R., & Canelon, J. (2016). Task Oriented Reading of Instructional Materials and Its Relationship to Message Scores in Online Learning Conversations, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49), January 5-8, 2016, Kauai, Hawaii
  • Thoms, B. & Eryilmaz, E. (2015). Online Learning Community Software to Support Success in Project Teams. The Fifth International Conference on Advanced Collaborative Networks, Systems and Applications (COLLA 2015), October 11-16, 2015, Malta, Greece
  • Canelon, J., Ryan, T., Iriberri, A., & Eryilmaz, E. (2015). Conflicts on Team Satisfaction and Face Loss and the Moderating Role of Facework Behaviors in Online Discussions. Allied Academies International Conference in New Orleans, April 8-10, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana (Distinguished Research Award)