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    • Building a career in English: users of English as an additional language in academia in the Arabian Gulf 

      Buckingham, L. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2014)
      This study investigates how a group of 30 multilingual academics, all users of English as an additional language (EAL) working at a private university in Oman, acquired discourse community membership in their disciplines ...
    • Developing empathy towards older adults in design 

      Altay, B. (Routledge, 2017-02-06)
      In design disciplines, an affective understanding of users’ everyday lives can increase designer sensitivity and awareness, leading to higher-quality design outcomes. Developing students’ empathic understanding within ...
    • Higher education in turkey: subsidizing the rich or the poor? 

      Caner, A.; Okten, C. (Pergamon Press, 2013)
      We investigate how the benefits of publicly financed higher education in Turkey are distributed among students with different socioeconomic backgrounds. We use a dataset from a nationally representative sample of university ...
    • Preferences, selection, and value added: a structural approach 

      Akyol, P.; Krishna, K. (Elsevier, 2017)
      What do applicants take into consideration when choosing a high school? To what extent do schools contribute to their students' academic success? To answer these questions, we model students' preferences and obtain average ...
    • Quality of college life (QCL) of students: further validation of a measure of well-being 

      Sirgy, M. J.; Lee, D. -J.; Grzeskowiak, S.; Yu, G. B.; Webb, D.; El-Hasan, K.; Garcia Vega, J. J.; Ekici, A.; Johar, J. S.; Krishen, A.; Kangal, A.; Swoboda, B.; Claiborne, C. B.; Maggino, F.; Rahtz, D.; Canton, A.; Kuruuzum, A. (Springer, 2010)
      This paper reports a study designed to further validate a measure of quality of college life (QCL) of university students (Sirgy, Grzeskowiak, Rahtz, Soc Indic Res 80(2), 343-360, 2007). Two studies were conducted: a ...
    • Teaching science, technology, and society to engineering students: a sixteen year journey 

      Ozaktas, H. M. (Springer, 2013)
      The course Science, Technology, and Society is taken by about 500 engineering students each year at Bilkent University, Ankara. Aiming to complement the highly technical engineering programs, it deals with the ethical, ...