Prof. Dr. Murat TEZER

He was born in Nicosia in 1972. After completing his primary education, he completed his high school at Nicosia Turkish Lycee in the year of 1990. In the same year, he started to Hacettepe University at Ankara for BA and graduated in 1994. He completed his MA (1996) and Ph.D. (2003) at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences Department of Eastern Mediterranean University. He gave his Ph.D. Thesis about “Cycle Decompositions and Labeling of Graphs” in 2003. Between the years 1994 and 2003, he worked as full time instructor in the same university. Between the years in 2010-2014 he worked as a project advisor and project assistant at Yeniyüzyıl Kindergarten, Karaoğlanoğlu Primary School, Gönyeli Primary School, Çamlıbel Primary School, Şehit Hüseyin Ruso Secondary School, Yeşilyurt Primary School in Northern Cyprus and Kurtuluş Lycee and under the grant program supported by the European Union and also gave these school teachers Smart Board lessons. He gives in-service training courses (statistical software SPSS, further evaluation and assessment, and office programs) to the teachers these working in schools affiliated to the Ministry of Education.

To the numerous national and international scientific meetings and conferences, he participated in and worked as vice organizer, head of conference in some of them. More than 100 publications he published and cited in many publications in international journals. He directed more than 30 master/doctoral thesis advisor. In addition, he published book chapters about mathematics education in refereed publishing houses. After starting as a research assistant at Eastern Mediterranean University in 1994 then he attended as assistant professor doctor at the Near East University in 2003 and attended as an associate professor in 2015. Between the years, 2003-2010 he worked as vice head of Computer Education and Instructional Technology in Faculty of Education at the Near East University In 2008 he prepare the needs for Mathematics Education Departments. After the acceptance of departments of Primary Mathematics Education and Secondary School Mathematics Education by his efforts then he became the head of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Mathematics Education Department between the years 2009-2018. He worked as head of Secondary Science and Mathematics Education Department between the years 2009-2018, Vice-Dean of the Education Faculty of Near East University between the years 2013-2018. In addition, he is executive board member of the Cyprus Educational Sciences Association. He is married, has two children, and speaks English.