Ayşenur Alp Christ

Ayşenur Alp Christ, MA

Promotionsstipendiatin / Recipient of a doctoral grant

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship

Address: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRE-G-15

aysenur.alp@uzh.ch

Internship

Ayşenur Alp Christ is looking for an intern who would like to support her project "The relations between instructional quality and student learning: The mediating role of students' use of learning opportunities". Further information can be found on the Institute's website under Internal Internships.

Current courses

There are no further details to date.

Research foci

  • Students’ Learning Processes
  • Instructional Quality

Occupations

2015–2018

Full-time research assistant in the project funded by TUBITAK (National Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) “Different resources, different trajectories: A three-year longitudinal project to study adolescents’ academic success and well-being as a function of personal, classroom, and family characteristics”

Education

  • Since 2018: PhD student in Educational Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Zurich
  • 2015–2018: PhD courses taken in the Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2013–2015: Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction with Teaching Certificate and International Baccalaureate Certificate, Graduate School of Education, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2007–2013: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Faculty of Arts and Science, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Awards

  • 2019–2020: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship
  • 2020–2021: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Alp, A., Michou, A., Çorlu, M.S. & Baray, G. (2018). Need satisfaction as a mediator between classroom goal structures and students' optimal educational experience. Learning and Individual Differences, 65, 80–89. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2018.05.012
  • Alp, A. & Sungur, S. (2017). Investigating relationships between undergraduate students' flow experience, academic procrastination behavior, and calculus course achievement. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 72(1), 1–21. doi:10.14689/ejer.2017.72.1

Monographs and publisher’s editions

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Book chapters and other publications (* peer-reviewed)

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Presentations

Poster (* peer-reviewed)

  • Alp, A.*, Mouratidis, A., Michou, A., Sayil, M., Koçak, A., Çuvas, B. & Anteplioğlu, A.  (May, 2019). The relationship between students’ perceived autonomy support, perceived structure, and challenge-seeking: Mediating role of autonomy and competence need satisfaction. Poster will be presented at the 7th International Self-Determination Theory Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Mouratidis, A., Michou, A., Sayil, M., Alp, A., Kocak, A., Cuvas, B. & Selcuk, S. (April, 2018). In search of parsimony: Needs frustration as the flip side of needs satisfaction. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, USA.
  • Alp, A.* & Michou, A. (September, 2017). The mediating role of need satisfaction between classroom goal structures and educational functioning. Poster presented at the 17th Biennial conference of the European Association of Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Tampere, Finland.
  • Alp, A.* & Valcke, M. (July, 2017). Designing quadratic equation tasks satisfying students’ basic psychological needs. Poster presented at the 41th Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME), Singapore.
  • Alp, A.*, Demircioğlu, A. & Mouratidis, A. (August, 2016).  Does favoring and endorsing mastery goals matter in a competitive educational context? Examining achievement goals in the Turkish educational system. Poster presented at the 15th Biennial International Conference on Motivation (ICM), Thessaloniki, Greece.

Conference contributions (* peer-reviewed)

  • Alp Christ, A.*, Sieber, V., & Praetorius, A.-K. (2020, July). Learning activities as mediators: Systematic review of how teaching quality affects student outcomes. Poster presentation accepted at European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (JURE), Porto, Portugal (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)
  • Alp Christ, A.*, Sieber, V., & Praetorius, A.-K. (2020, September). Measurement and Operationalizations of Students Learning Activities: A Systematic Review. Poster presentation accepted at European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) SIG 18, Freiburg, Deutschland (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)
  • Ubuz, B. & Alp, A. (September, 2018). Exploring cognitive demands of mathematics questions in Turkish national university entrance exams from 2006 to 2018. Paper presented at the European Conference of Educational Research (ECER), Bolzano, Italy.
  • Michou, A., Mouratidis, A., Sayil, M. & Alp, A. (April, 2018). Teacher autonomy support and structure: Revisiting the independent, interactive, and indirect relation to students’ functioning. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, USA.
  • Michou, A., Mouratidis, A., Sayil, M. & Alp, A. (September, 2017). Do teachers’ autonomy support and provision of structure prospectively predict students’ autonomous motivation? Paper presented at the International SELF Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Kocak, A., Alp, A.* & Mouratidis, A. (September, 2017) The mediating role of basic needs:  Parental conditional regard, teacher autonomy support and well-being. Paper presented at the 17th Biennial conference of the European Association of Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Tampere, Finland.
  • Alp, A.* & Anteplioğlu, A. (May, 2017). Does your career make you happy?: An expectancy-value theory approach. Paper presented at the 2nd Eurasian Congress on Positive Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Karataş, I., Soyak, O. & Alp, A. (February, 2017). The investigation of mathematical problem-solving processes of fifth grade students in small groups. The 10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME), Dublin, Ireland.

Memberships in expert associations

  • EARLI – JURE 2021 Membership
  • EARLI – JURE 2020 Membership
  • EARLI – JURE 2017 Membership
  • EARLI – JURE 2016 Membership
  • EARLI – SIG 08 – Motivation and Emotion (2017)
  • EARLI – SIG 08 – Motivation and Emotion (2016)