Nilufer Korkmaz, Ph.D.
Dr. Nilufer Korkmaz is a Learning Scientist and Instructional Designer at VIU’s School of Online Education. She has been working as an instructional designer and educational consultant since 2004. She graduated with her Ph.D. and M.S. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University. She also holds a B.A. degree in Translation & Interpreting from Bogazici University, Turkey.
Dr. Korkmaz brings a lot of research experience in online education. Her research studies have focused on academic advising in online programs, sense of community and peer critique in online programs, and online program evaluation.
She has worked as an educational consultant for a Los Angeles based media production company where she worked on creating a teacher evaluation platform. She also served as a project manager where she and her team produced a series of documentary series on various topics.
Dr. Korkmaz is an experienced online educator. She has taught at Indiana University and currently teaches as an adjunct faculty for Purdue University’s highly ranked Learning Design and Technology program.