Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey
Tarkan Gürbüz is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology at Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey.
He is a member of the coordinating committee of METU-BİLTİR Center Digital Transformation/Industry 4.0 Platform. He is the Representative of METU and Turkey in the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) European Central Asia Region.
He is a member of the Distance Education Standards Committee of Turkish ICT Foundation. He is also a member of Informatics Association of Turkey. He received his BSc. in Mathematics, PhD and MSc in Computer Education and Instructional Technology from METU. He also received an MBA in International Business from MIB School of Management in Italy.
His areas of research interest include distance education, open and distance learning, e-learning, innovative next generation learning environments, digital transformation, industry 4.0, knowledge management and adult education.