Ibrahim ARPACI is Asst. Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology at Gaziosmanpasa University, where he is also Director of the Distance Education Application and Research Center. He was a visiting scholar at Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, Toronto, ON, Canada (2012-2013). He holds a BSc in Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2005) from Anadolu University, an MSc in Information Systems (2009) and a PhD in Information Systems (2013) both from Middle East Technical University. His current research interests are in Computational Intelligence, Instructional Systems Design and Technology, Cyberpsychology and Behavior, Culture, Learning and Technology. His publications have appeared in such journals as IEEE Transactions on Education, British Journal of Educational Technology, Internet Research, Computers in Human Behavior, Personality and Individual Differences, and Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. He received the Best Paper Award at the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS 2009).
- 2016 - now: Chairman, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology
- 2014 - now: Director, Distance Education Application and Research Center, Gaziosmanpasa University
- 2013 - now: Assistant Professor at Gaziosmanpasa University
- 2012 - 2013: Visiting Scholar at Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 2009 - 2013: PhD in Information Systems, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
- 2006 - 2009: MSc in Information Systems, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
- 2002 - 2005: BSc in Computer Education and Instructional Technology, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey (Awarded as Outstanding Graduate, the highest ranked student in the 2005 graduate cohort)