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Karakas, Ali – Online Submission, 2019
In recent years, many Turkish universities, particularly the foundation universities in the private sector, have adopted English either in part or in full, as the language of instruction. In practice, this has meant that English should be the only working language of instruction in all academic activities, ranging from lectures, seminars,…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
Lukaš, Mirko; Samardžic, Darko – Online Submission, 2015
Numerous researches have demonstrated the enormous role of teachers in achievements of students. Educated and motivated teacher that cares about the success of students devotes more effort to preparing the lesson and thus provides the students better conditions for achieving results. The problem occurs when teachers are not equally qualified,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Admission Criteria, College Admission
Birgili, Bengi; Çalik, Basak – Online Submission, 2013
The paper provides a critical overview about teaching children in regular classrooms, designing and enriching curricula for gifted children and using multiple intelligence theory as teaching mathematics by giving several examples. Teaching mathematics or science to gifted children doesn't seem easy because every student is different than each…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Teaching Methods, Multiple Intelligences
Mifsud, Mark C. – Online Submission, 2012
There is a considerable body of literature on research on environmental knowledge, attitude and action. A lot of research has occurred on the primary and secondary school populations and the general population. However, much less emphasis has been placed on studies that concern post-compulsory education students in the range from 16 to 18 years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Knowledge Level, Attitudes
Ustunluoglu, Evrim; Zazaoglu, Kismet Funda Akgul; Keskin, Michelle N.; Saraykoylu, Beril; Akdogan, Gulfem – Online Submission, 2012
The common purposes of the studies conducted in language program evaluations are to examine the match between what is desired for the programme versus the actual state of the programme, to make judgments about learners' level of skills and knowledge, and to make suggestions for improvement. However, it is not currently common practice in Turkey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Yuksel, Ismail; Adiguzel, Abdullah – Online Submission, 2011
The demand for qualified teachers has been constantly on the increase all over the world. Quite naturally, the teacher education programs have gained renewed importance. It has become indispensable that the effort and resources assembled to teacher education should be effective and sustainable. In Turkey, with the foundation of republic,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Developed Nations
Zengin, Bugra; Arikan, Arda; Dogan, Duygu – Online Submission, 2011
University websites serve as sharing information with students whether prospective or enrolled. Often, before entering their departments, students visit them to have an idea as to what it would be like to be a part of that university and/or department. In that sense, websites help students in deciding whether the university matches their…
Descriptors: College Students, Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, English Departments
Celik, Servet – Online Submission, 2011
To boost the social and economic outlook of the country, Turkey has recently initiated educational reform at all levels and especially higher education, including organizational restructuring and expansion for increased accessibility. The swift increase in the number and size of universities has resulted in a challenge to find trained faculty. One…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
Dincer, Ali; Takkac, Mehmet; Akahn, Suna – Online Submission, 2010
Many studies on effective language teaching process draw attention to the importance of teacher roles in this process, and give advice teachers to have prior knowledge about what their students know before beginning the instruction. This study is intended to draw an effective English language teacher profile by taking into consideration first year…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, English (Second Language), Teacher Characteristics, Foreign Countries
Kartal, Erdogan; Arikan, Arda – Online Submission, 2010
The effects of information and communication technologies, which are rapidly improving and spreading in the current age, can be seen in the field of training and education as well as in all other fields. Unlike previous technologies, the Internet, which is the concrete compound of those technologies, provides users with the trio of audio, text and…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Internet, Teaching Methods, Computer Literacy
Sert, Olcay – Online Submission, 2010
This study proposes a comprehensive framework for a Conversation Analysis (CA) informed English language teacher education program in Turkey. By reviewing recent studies in CA, Critical Reflective Practice, Teacher Language Awareness and language teacher education in general; the author calls for a more effective language teacher education program…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Metalinguistics, Foreign Countries
Isman, Aytekin; Celikli, Gulsun Ersoy – Online Submission, 2009
The main aim of this research was to find out the self-efficacy level among participant students and analyze their beliefs. This study showed that male students are more confident comparing to female student, similar to research of Bimer (2000), the computer usage has been known as biased toward the interests and fashion of men, this research also…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Computer Literacy, Academic Ability, Use Studies
Dabaj, Fahme – Online Submission, 2009
The aim of this study is to find out and analyze the role of gender and age on the perceptions of students to the distant online program offered by Vocational High School in Sakarya University. The research is based on a questionnaire as a mean of data collection method to find out the role of age and gender on the student's perceptions toward…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Age Differences, Gender Differences, Nonverbal Communication
Tekbiyik, Ahmet; Ipek, Cemalettin – Online Submission, 2008
This study aims to examine the pre-service primary teachers' attitudes towards energy conservation. In order to reach this main aim following research questions are formulated: (1) What are the attitude levels of pre-service primary teachers in terms of energy conservation? (2) Do pre-service primary teachers' attitudes towards energy conservation…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Elementary Education, Energy Conservation
Orhan, Feza – Online Submission, 2008
This article describes a collaborative study of the blended learning approach, designed to pave the way for higher education students to integrate online and face-to-face learning environments in an "Instructional Technology and Material Development" course at the University of Yildiz Technic in Turkey. The purpose of this study is to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Focus Groups, Likert Scales, Foreign Countries
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