Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

Mehmet Karakus

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Mehmet Karakus
Position:
Associate Professor
Office Phone:
+7(7172)694527
Specializations:
School education
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Education:

 

Ph.D.  Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Sciences (Specialized in Educational Administration and Leadership), Firat University, with distinction---2008 (The effect of emotional intelligence competencies of primary school administrators and teachers on organizational commitment, organizational citizenship and job satisfaction levels of teachers)

M.A.    Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Leadership, Inonu University-with honors---2005 (Organizational Commitment Levels of High School Teachers)

 

Courses Taught at GSE:

EDUC 670   Internship Project/Work-based Project

EDUC 675   Learning to Work

EDHE 690   Thesis Seminar I

 

Thematic Areas:

Educational Leadership, Teacher Psychology

 

Research Subthemes:

Perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors of teachers and school administrators, teacher performance, school effectiveness, school structure and environment, structural equation modeling, and multivariate analysis.

 

Geographic Areas:

Europe and Asia (UK, Hong Kong, Turkey, Kazakhstan)

 

Funded Projects:

Karakus, M. (2007). Macromedia Flash Applications in Language Education and Animation Based Program Developing Model, EU Leonardo da Vinci A Type Project, Hannover, Germany (Budget: 20000 Euro).

Karakus, M. (2010-2011). Preventing Mobbing and Physical Violence at School and Rehabilitating Individuals who are Exposed to Violence, State Planning Organization Project, City: Gaziantep (Budget: 120000 USD).

 

Selected Book Chapters:

Karakus, M. (In process). Teachers’ negative emotions and psychosomatic symptoms: The effect of emotional intelligence and emotional labor strategies. J.J. Chen & R. B. King (Eds.), Emotions in Education: Asian Insights on Emotions in Learning, Teaching, and Leadership. UK: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group).

Karakus, M. (In press). Government, Policy and the Role of the State in Higher Education (Egypt). W. James Jacob (Ed.), Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies: Higher Education. UK: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Karakus, M. (In press). Higher Education: Overview (Egypt). W. James Jacob (Ed.), Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies: Higher Education. UK: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Karakus, M. (2014). Values in Educational Administration. S. Turan (Ed.), Educational Administration: Theory, Research and Application (337-373). Ankara: PegemA.

 

Selected Articles:

 

  1. Karakus, M., Toprak, M., & Chen, J. (accepted, in press). Teachers’ attitudes towards their school managers and their intent to leave: A gender-moderated model. Current Psychology,, No., pp. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q2)
  2. Karakus, M.,Ersozlu, A., Demir, S., Usak, M. & Wildy, H.  (2019). A Model on Attitudinal Outcomes of Teachers' Psychological Capital, Psihologija, (Advance online publication) doi: https://doi.org/10.2298/PSI181114008K (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  1. Karakus, M., Ersozlu, A., Clark, A. C. (2019). Augmented Reality Research in Education: A Bibliometric Study. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 15(10), 1-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/103904 (Indexed in Web of  Science, Scimago – Rank Q2).
  2. Ersozlu, Z., & Karakus, M. (2019). Mathematics anxiety: mapping the literature by bibliometric analysis. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 15(2), 1-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/102441 (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q2).
  3. Karakus, M. & Toprak, M. (2018). Teachers’ Moral Intelligence: A Scale Adaptation into Turkish and Preliminary Evidence. European Journal of Educational Research, 7 (4), 901-911. doi: 10.12973/eu-jer.7.4.901
  4. Karakus, M. (2018). The Moderating Effect of Gender on the Relationships between Age, Ethical Leadership, and Organizational Commitment. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, 5(1), 74-84.
  5. Karakus, M., Ersözlü, A. & Çobanoğlu, N. (2016). Teacher Misbehaviors at Elementary Schools in Turkey: Their Causes, Consequences, and Suggestions. International Journal of Educational Reform, 25 (1), 79-98. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/105678791602500105
  6. Demir, S. & Karakus, M. (2015). The relationship between ethical climate and trust and motivation levels of teachers and students. Educational Administration: Theory and Practice, 21 (2), 183-212. DOI: 10.14527/KUEY.2015.008
  7. Karakus, M., Üstüner, M. & Toprak, M. (2014). Two alternative models on the relationships between organizational justice, organizational commitment, burnout, and job satisfaction of education supervisors. Korean Journal of Educational Policy (KJEP), 11 (1), 69-94. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  8. Karakus, M., Toprak, M. & Gürpınar, M. (2014). Structural Equation Modeling on the Relationships between Teachers’ Trust in Manager, Commitment to Manager, Satisfaction with Manager and Intent to Leave. Croatian Journal of Education, 16 (1), 165-189. (Indexed in Web of Science).
  9. Karakus, M. (2013). Emotional Intelligence and Negative Feelings: A Gender-Specific Moderated Mediation Model. Educational Studies, 39 (1), 68-82. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q2).
  10. Aliyev, R., Karakus, M. & Ulus, H. (2013). Teachers’ Verbal Cues that Cause Students to Feel Various Emotions. Anthropologist, 16 (1-2), 263-272. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  11. Tok, H. & Karakus, M. (2013). Cross-cultural Reliability and Validity of the Attitude towards College Instructor Authority (ACIA) Survey. Anthropologist, 16 (1-2), 285-291. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  12. Karakus, M., Ülker, R., Çiçek, V. & Töremen, F. (2013). Comparison of Safety and Emergency Preparedness Procedures and Policies in the US and Turkish K-12 Schools. Anthropologist, 16 (1-2), 373-393. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  13. Çelik, V. & Karakus, M. (2012). Emotional intelligence and affect-based job outcomes: a multilevel study on school administrators and teachers. Energy Education Science and Technology Part B: Social and Educational Studies, 4(3), 1673-1688. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  14. Çiçek, V., Ülker, R. & Karakus, M. (2012). Classroom management procedures in the US and Turkish kindergarten thru 12th-grade public school system; globalizing American education system. Energy Education Science and Technology Part B: Social and Educational Studies, 4(4), 2345-2356. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  15. Karakus, M. & Çankaya, İ.H. (2012). Examining a Model related to Mobbing Incurred by Teachers. Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 42, 225-237. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  16. Karakus, M. & Savaş, A.C. (2012). The Effects of Parental Involvement, Trust in Parents, Trust in Students and Pupil Control Ideology on Conflict Management Strategies of Early Childhood Teachers. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 12 (4), 2977-2985. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  17. Töremen, F., Karakus, M. & Savaş, C. (2011). The effect of empowerment on teachers’ organizational commitment. Energy Education Science and Technology Part B: Social and Educational Studies, 3(4), 545-554. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  18. Ekinci, A. & Karakus, M. (2011). The Functionality of Guidance and Supervision Visits Made by Supervisors in Primary Schools. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 11(4), 1849-1867. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  19. Çankaya, İ.H. & Karakus, M. (2010). A study on developing a scale for school principals' team leadership behaviors, Educational Administration: Theory and Practice, 16 (2), 167-183. 
  20. Karakus, M. & Aslan, B. (2009). Teachers’ Commitment Focuses: A Three Dimensioned View. Journal of Management Development, 28 (5), 425–438. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q1).
  21. Töremen, F, Karakus, M. & Yasan, T. (2009). Total Quality Management Practices in Turkish Primary Schools. Quality Assurance in Education, 17 (1), 30-44. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q2).
  22. Karakus, M. & Töremen, F. (2008). How Our Schools Can Be More Synergic: Determining the Obstacles of Teamwork. Team Performance Management, 14, (5/6), 233 – 247. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  23. Töremen, F. & Karakus, M. (2007). The Obstacles of Synergy in Schools: A Qualitative Study on Teamwork. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 7(1), 639–645. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q3).
  24. Töremen, F., Ekinci, A. & Karakus, M. (2006). Influence of Managers' Empathic Skills on School Success. International Journal of Educational Management, 20 (6), 490-499. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scimago – Rank Q2).