Professor İsmail Hakkı Erten


Looking into language learners’ achievement attributions: a mirror of their mindsets

by Prof. İsmail Hakkı Erten

   İsmail Hakkı ERTEN is a professor of applied linguistics and English language teaching at Hacettepe University, Turkey, where he is currently employed. His research studies focus on reading processes and vocabulary acquisition, affective aspects of learning English as an additional language, and teacher education. His recent research focused on academic self-concept and achievement attributions in language learning. His work has so far appeared in scholarly journals such as SystemEuropean Journal of Teacher EducationHacettepe University Journal of Education, and Reading in a Foreign Language. He currently serves as the editor-in-chief of Journal of Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics ( He can be contacted at or