Aysel Kilic is a full-time faculty of Anadolu University. Although she did not start her journey to become an English teacher, she fell in love with teaching when she was doing her practicum in her senior year in the department and since then teaching is her passion.
She has been working in the ELT field for twenty-five years. She started her teaching career in the English Language Teaching (ELT) Department of Anadolu University. Between 2003 and 2014 she worked as the deputy director of School of Foreign Languages and the head of Basic Languages Department.
She carried out her administrative duties along with teaching in the ELT department. She is also academic coordinator of Testing and Evaluation in English course in the distance ELT program of Open Education Faculty since 2003. In the early years of her professional life, she taught mainly skills courses and specialized in teaching writing skills. Then she started teaching Methodology courses and supervising Teaching Practice.
After being involved in pre-service teacher training for about 15 years, she looked for opportunities to use her knowledge and skill as a teacher trainer in an internationally recognized program and that’s when she decided to become a CELTA trainer, and was trained up and approved as a CELTA trainer in the summer of 2013. Because of her full time teaching job, she has worked only in Thailand as a CELTA trainer.
Her interests include pre-service and in-service teacher training, professional development, assessment, materials design, blended learning and flipped classroom. She is currently based in Eskisehir, Turkey.