Dr. Caroline Fell Kurban is the Director of the Research Center for Learning and Teaching Practices (CELT) at MEF University the first fully flipped university in the world. She also teaches on the Faculty of Education. She has taught, trained, and managed in schools and universities in her twenty-year career. She holds a BSc in Geology, MSc in TESOL, MA in Technology and Learning Design, and a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics.
Through the Flipped Learning Global Initiative, Dr. Fell-Kurban is excited to join other researchers who are passionate about striving for excellence in flipped learning for the benefit of our students. Caroline’s particular interest lies in the development of quality assurance parameters as well as the implementation of professional development programs to assure efficacy and quality of flipped learning provision in institutions of higher education.
In July 2016, Fell Kurban was invited to become the Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI) inaugural Head Research Fellow. She also co-authored her first book with Prof. Muhammed Şahin, The Flipped Approach to Higher Education: Designing Universities for Today's Knowledge Economies and Societies. In 2018, Fell Kurban became co-chair of the FLGI Global Standards Community. Caroline co-authored two further books, The New University Model: Scaling Flipped Learning in Higher Ed - An Insanely Simple Guide, and The New University Model: Flipped, Adaptive, Digital and Active Learning (FADAL) - A Future Perspective.
Fell Kurban is currently the head of the Global Terminology Project and the Chief Academic Officer for the Academy of Active Learning Arts and Science. A Native of Great Britan Caroline is currently based in Turkey and leads the European and Middle-East initiatives.