HandsOnTurkish Team

Developers of Turkish eLearning materials, courses and apps!

Carl Taylor

Publisher and educational content expert. Carl Taylor has considerable experience of developing and producing textbooks for print and the internet for use in secondary schools, adult education and vocational training. He was the publisher and co-author of English G Neu (Cornselsen, Berlin), which had a market share of almost 50% of German schools. Carl Taylor was employed by the Ministry of Education in the Sultanate of Oman to design a national curriculum for English at elementary and secondary school levels.

Udo Hennig

Linguist, pedagogue and expert of foreign language acquisition. Udo Hennig is a private tutor, author for language learning materials and an advisor with a special interest in language teaching and learning methodology.
He has been working as a teacher for over 30 years, as a teacher trainer/educator for 26 years and as an author of language teaching/learning materials for over 20 years.
For the last ten the years particular focus of his work has been the challenges arising from the digital media, the insights of constructivism as a paradigm for teaching and learning as well as the insights of the neurosciences as complementary and guiding principles for materials development based on the methodological ideas of the CEFR.

Neal Taylor

Digital development. Neal Taylor worked on the award-winning ArabicOnline eLearning courses and apps. He previously worked for the educational publisher Ernst Klett in Germany. He was responsible for the publication of numerous titles in the language department. He studied at the School of Management, University of Bath and at the Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany. Key areas are project management, IT systems and development management, entrepreneurship and European law and business.

Marco Pesce

Programming and App development. Marco Pesce was using electronic devices (as Commodore and Amstrad consoles) before PCs arrived and was using telematic services as BBS, Compuserve, NewsGroups and Mail on Internet before WWW later arrived in 1991.
He obtained his doctorate in Computing Science from the University of Turin in 1990, oriented towards “Systemistic Cybernetic” (Artificial Intelligence).
He programs in many languages, such as: C, C++, C#, Visual Basic, ASP, Java, JavaScript, VBScript, Perl, PHP, ActionScript 2, ActionScript 3.
He is interested in creating dynamic services on the web, combining the latest technology with designintegrating VRML and Web3D, CMS and portals, e-learning, e-commerce, Web 2.0, social networking, mobile Internet.

 

Beyhan Güler

Turkish content development. A trained grammar school teacher(University of Marmara, Turkey), and a trained kindergarten teacher (BUS Wissen, Germany), she teaches Turkish at Willi-Graf-Primary-School in Koblenz and at Wilhelm-Remy-Gymnasium in Bendorf.

Since 1988 she has been President of Merhaba, Verein für deutsch-türkische Begegnung, Koblenz. Since 2005 she has been an advisor to the regional administration concerning parents of children with migration background. She is Vice-President of Rheinland-Pfalz/Saarland Turkish Teachers’
Association (Lehrerverein).

In 2010 she received the Integrations Award from the Federal Republic of Germany for exceptional service to assist the integration of people from minority backgrounds.
She is formerly President of Bendorf Ausländerbeirat/Beirat für Migration und Integration.

Jeroen Lichtenauer

Programming and App development. Dr Jeroen F Lichtenauer was previously employed as a teacher and researcher in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.
His fields of research include: automatic information extraction, -processing and -understanding from video-, audio- and sensor measurements of spontaneous human behaviour, as well as camera calibration, 3D pose estimation and mapping of photos onto 3D models.
Jeroen sees technology as being a useful tool for learning and self analysis. He has a particular interest in Nonviolent communication and recently developed “Voice Vessel”, a tool that helps emotional understanding through human interactions, in real-time.

Ruth Ruopp

Finance and accounting.

Marc Jones

SEO and marketing consultant.

John Angliss

Turkish content consultant and cultural advisor.

Louise Lisse

French translator.

Yasemin Keskin

Media and Marketing Officer

Dugald Craig

EQF and credit-rating consultant

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