FEN EDEBİYAT FAKÜLTESİPSİKOLOJİ BÖLÜMÜ


Yard. Doç. Dr. Yonca Toker

 

yonca toker

 

İletişim Bilgileri

Oda No: B46

Telefon: +90 312 210 5967

E-posta: ytoker@metu.edu.tr

Biyografi

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010.

M.S., Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi, 2003.

B.S., Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi, 2000.

Araştırma Alanları

Mesleki Seçim: The career choice and vocational development of individuals in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. Developing vocational interest assessments by taking account of occupational theories and databases.

 

Kişilik: Development and validation of up-to-date personality assessments (self-report and implicit) to predict educational and work outcomes.

 

İşyerinde cinsel taciz: Workplace sexual harassment perceptions in the Turkish context and the factors predicting perceptions of and responses to sexual harassment.

Yayınları

Toker, Y. (2016). İşyerlerinde cinsel taciz: Kapsamı, öncülleri, sonuçları, kurumsal baş etme yöntemleri. Türk Psikoloji Yazıları, 19(38), 1-19. [Workplace sexual harassment: Scope, antecedents, consequences, and organizational coping mechanisms. Turkish Psychological Articles].

 

Ok, A.B., & Toker, Y. (2016). Saldırganlığın örtük ve açık benlik yansımalarının değerlendirilmesi. Türk Psikoloji Yazıları, 19(Özel Sayı), 32-46. [An evaluation of implicit and explicit selves of aggression. Turkish Psychological Articles].

 

Toker, Y. (in press). Perception differences in ambiguous forms of workplace sexual harassment: A comparison between US and Turkey. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied. doi: 10.1080/00223980.2016.1154810

 

Toker, Y. (in press). İşyerlerinde cinsel taciz: Kapsamı, öncülleri, sonuçları, kurumsal baş etme yöntemleri [Workplace sexual harassment: Scope. antecedents, consequences, organizational coping strategies]. Türk Psikoloji Yazıları [Turkish Psychological Articles].

 

Kim, Y. M., & Toker, Y. (2014). Emotion regulation as a pathway through which personality affects psychological well-being: A preliminary study in Korea and the United States. Korean Journal of the Science of Emotion and Sensibility, 17(1), 63-70.

 

Toker, Y. (2013, November). Interests towards symbolic activities in STEM areas: Gender Differences. Proceeding of the 1st International Job and Vocational Counseling Congress, Ankara, Turkey, pages 103-110. [Fen-bilimleri, teknoloji, mühendislik ve matematik (FTMM) alanlarında sembol içeren aktivitelere ilgiler: Kadın-erkek farkları. I. Uluslararası İş ve Meslek Danışmanlığı Kongresi, 103-110.]

 

Toker, Y., & Ackerman, P. L. (2012). Utilizing occupational complexity levels in vocational interest assessments: Assessing interests for STEM areas. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80(2), 524-544.

 

Toker, Y. & Sümer, H. C. (2010). Workplace sexual harassment perceptions in the Turkish context and the role of individual differences. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 59(4), 616-646.

Konferans Sunumları

 

Gültaş, M., Toker, Y., Sumer, H. C., & Sumer, N. (2017, April). Item response theory analysis of the Big Five Inventory. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, Florida, USA.

 

Mete, İ., & Toker, Y. (2016, April). Predicting college and graduate school success from tests of fluid intelligence, knowledge, and grit. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

 

Toker, Y., & Gültaş, M. (2016, April). An Item Response Theory application to shorten and validate the STEM Interest Complexity Measure. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

 

Acikgoz, Y., & Toker, Y. (2016, April). Development of the Social Interest Complexity Scale. Poster presentation at the Annual Conference of SIOP, Anaheim, CA.

 

Demircioglu, E., & Toker, Y. (2016, May). Leader satisfaction: A newly constructed scale. Poster presentation at the 28th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

 

Gökalp, A., & Toker, Y. (2016, May). Assessment of academic crafting and associations with personality. Poster presentation at the 28th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

 

Gültaş, M., & Toker, Y. (2015). Work Discipline Compound Personality Scale development for predicting task performance. Oral presentation at the European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.

 

Toker, Y. (2015). Gender differences on STEM Interest Complexity and STEM career intentions. Oral presentation at the European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.

 

Toker, Y. (2014). Explaining occupational fit indices with the STEM interest complexity scale developed based on occupational databases. Oral presentation at 18th National Congress of Psychology, Bursa, Turkey.

 

Girit, D., Bilgiç, R., & Toker, Y. (2014, April). A comparison of home-office workers and commuters in terms of situational strength, personality, job attitudes, and job performance. Poster presented at the 18th National Psychology Congress, Bursa, Turkey.

 

Solmazer, G., Toker, Y., & Sümer, H. C. (2013, July). Reactions to performance feedback and source: The moderating effect of individualism/collectivism and power distance. Poster presented at the European Congress of Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Toker, Y. & Ackerman, P. L. (2011, July). A trait complex approach to studying individual differences and STEM vocational criteria. Oral presentation at the European Congress of Psychology, Istanbul.

 

Kim, M. Y., Lee, H. J., Toker, Y., & James, L. R. (2011, April). Introducing the revised Implicit Achievement-Motive Assessment, CRT-RMS. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of SIOP, Chicago.

 

Toker, Y. (2011, August). Predicting sexual harassment responses from harassment forms and harasser stereotypes. Poster presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Toker, Y. & Ok, A. B. (2010, May). Validation of the CRT-RMS in the Turkish sample. In James, L., & Lee, H. J. (Chairs), Introducing Conditional Reasoning Test-Relative Motive Strength. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Society Convention, Boston.

 

Toker, Y. & Ackerman, P. L. (2010, May). Considering occupational complexity in vocational interest assessments: A new interest assessment for STEM areas. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver.

 

MacCann, C., Toker, Y., & Roberts, R. D. (2009, April). Identifying the major facets of conscientiousness in high school students: Do these facets relate to valued educational outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

 

Oh, I., Toker, Y., Ferreter, J., Whitman, D., McKinniss, T., Casillas, A., & Robbins, S. (2008, April). Development of the WorkKeys Talent Assessment scales and indices. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco.

 

Toker, Y. & Sümer, H. C. (2004, September). The role of stereotypes towards sexual harassers on perceiving sexual harassment. Paper presented at the 13th National Psychology Conference, Dolapdere Campus, Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Projeleri

ODTÜ Bilimsel Araştırma Projesi. FTMM Mesleki Karmaşıklığa İlgi Envanterinin Çalışan Örnekleminde Geçerliği. Ocak 2017 - devam ediyor. [METU Scientific Research Project Fund for the project "Validating the STEM Interest Complexity Measure in Employed Samples." January 2017-continuing.

 

TÜBİTAK 3001. Fen Bilimleri, Teknoloji, Mühendislik Ve Matematik Alanlarında Mesleki Karmasıklık Düzeyine Ilgi Envanterinin Türk Örnekleminde Geçerligi Ve Madde Tepki Kuramı Ile Incelenmesi. Proje No: 114K034. Görevi: Yürütücü. Tarihler: 1 Ağustos 2014-1 Temmuz 2016. [3001 Grant by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey for the project “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Interest Complexity Scale Validation in the Turkish Context and Examination with Item Response Theory” August 2014-July 2016.]

 

ODTÜ Bilimsel Araştırma Projesi. Akademik Başarıyı Etkileyen Bireysel Farklılıklar. Ocak-Aralık 2015. [METU Scientific Research Project Fund for the project “Individual Differences Predicting Academic Success” January-December 2015.]

 

Danışmanlığını Yaptığı Tezler

Demiran, Ayça (2015, April). Measurement of Transformational and Transactional Leadership through Conditional Reasoning. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Principal advisor)

 

Yağcı, Hazal (2015, June). Situational Strength based on Culture as a Moderator of the Personality-Job Performance Relationship. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Sole advisor)

 

Ağca, Hande (2014, September). Individual and Organizational Predictors of Perceiving Workplace Behaviors as Counterproductive. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Sole advisor)

 

Dönmez, Seval (2014, September). Developing a Likert-type Measure to Assess Transformational and Transactional Leadership Styles in Turkey. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Sole advisor)

 

Gültaş, Mehmet (2014, September). Work Discipline Compound Personality Scale Development with Item Response Theory. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Sole advisor)

 

Solmazer, Gaye (2013, September). Reactions to Performance Feedback and Source: The Moderating Effect of Individualism/Collectivism and Power Distance. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Principal advisor)

 

Geçer, Canan (2014, August). Workload, Negative Affectivity, and Safety Climate as the Presumed Moderators of the Risk Perception-Organizational Outcomes Relationships. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Co-advisor)

 

Girit, Dilara (2013, September). A Comparison of Telecommuting and Workplace Employees in terms of Situational Strength, Personality, Work Attitudes and Performance. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Co-advisor).

 

Şahan, Tolga (2013, August). The Effects of Feedback Sign, Achievement Goal Orientation, and Regulatory Focus on Task Performance. Master's Thesis, METU, Ankara. (Co-advisor).