Duygu Bektik holds a Ph.D. in Learning Analytics from The Open University, UK. Her Ph.D. focuses on the use of writing analytics, particularly automated analysis of meta-discourse in student writing, to support tutors’ essay assessment practices. Besides her Ph.D., she holds B.A.&M.A. degrees in computer and instructional technologies, and MSc. in software engineering. She also holds a teaching certificate to practice teaching ICT in primary and secondary schools, with various experiences both in Turkey and in the UK. Duygu is a mixed-methods researcher with an experience of holding one-to-one interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, and carrying out quantitative studies (regression and Jaccard analyses).
Duygu is currently acting as a postdoctoral researcher at The Open University, UK. Her research interests currently lie primarily in the fields of learning analytics, data visualisation, and e-assessment.
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