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ERIC Number: EJ865354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1864
An Evaluation of the "Computer Technology and Programming" Curriculum in the Vocational Higher Education System in Turkey
Adiguzel, Oktay C.; Cardak, Cigdem S.
Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, v45 n3 p61-83 2009
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the "Computer Technology and Programming" curriculum offered at vocational colleges with a focus on the goals of the curriculum and student thoughts. Document analysis and semi-structured interviews were conducted to gather the data. Results revealed that there were mainly four problematic issues related to the "Computer Technology and Programming" curriculum. These were: poor quality of education, inadequacy of industry-based education, limited areas of specialization, and poor environment and inadequate opportunities. Results were discussed extensively and recommendations were offered regarding the structural problems of vocational colleges and the "Computer Technology and Programming" curriculum. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey