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    • Instruction and exposure: how do they contribute to second language acquisition? 

      Shresta, T. B. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 1998)
      Adults have access to two distinct approaches to develop their second language competence. These are instruction and exposure (Krashen 1982). Both approaches contribute to second language acquisition in their unique ways. ...
    • Searching the TESL‐L Logs 

      Snyder, B. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2002)
    • Turkey: paradigm change in education 

      Akşit, Necmi; Sands, Margaret (Information Age Publishing, 2006)
      Teaching in Turkish schools has long been delivered in a teacher-centred way. The means of assessment also has been traditional, and because the major examinations are used for entry to quality schools and ultimately to ...
    • Predicting international students' academic success... may not always be enough: assessing Turkey's Foreign Study Scholarship Program 

      Mathews, J. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2007)
      In 1993, Turkey's Higher Education Council (YOK) launched a program to sponsor thousands of students for graduate study abroad, in the hopes of building up a base of highly qualified, foreign educated faculty for 24 newly ...
    • Toward an ethics of silence: Michael K 

      Chesney, D. M. (Wayne State University Press, 2007)
    • On determining cluster size of randomly deployed heterogeneous WSNs 

      Sevgi, C.; Koçyiğit, A. (IEEE, 2008)
      Clustering is an efficient method to solve scalability problems and energy consumption challenges. For this reason it is widely exploited in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) applications. It is very critical to determine ...
    • Turkey: towards homegrown theorizing and building a disciplinary community 

      Aydınlı, Ersel; Mathews, Julie (Routledge, 2008)
      The International Relations (IR) discipline has existed in Turkey for well over half a century, yet in many ways it is still struggling to come together as a coordinated disciplinary community. Perhaps the most distinctive ...
    • Turkey 2010: transforming education to meet challenges 

      Akşit, Necmi (Information Age Publishing, 2008)
      This chapter discusses the state of education in Turkey and the emergence of new key ideas within the framework of one of the strategic goals of the Lisbon 2010 Strategy: improving the quality and effectiveness of education ...
    • Bilkent news portal: A personalizaba system with new event detection and tracking capabilities 

      Can, Fazlı; Koçberber, Seyit; Bağlıoğlu, Özgür; Kardaş, Süleyman; Öcalan, Hüseyin Çağdaş; Uyar, Erkan (ACM, 2008)
    • Overlooked and understudied? a survey of current trends in research on adult english language learners 

      Mathews-Aydınlı, Julie (Sage Publications, Inc., 2008)
      This article provides a synthesis and review of 41 recent research studies focusing on the population of adult English language learners (ELLs) studying in nonacademic contexts. It notes the unique qualities and importance ...
    • How good is your test? 

      Küçük, F.; Walters, J. (Oxford University Press, 2009)
      This article reports on a study of the validity and reliability of tests administered in an EFL university setting. The study addresses the question of how well face validity reflects more objective measures of the quality ...
    • Scholarly transitions: finding eden in the academic periphery 

      Mathews-Aydinli, Julie (University of the Free State * Department of Education, 2009)
      How do international doctoral students in the "west" make the decision to return home when their studies are completed? Upon return, what types of re-adaptation problems do they face? Are they able to fully engage with the ...
    • Use of intuitive tools to enhance student learning and user experience 

      Altın, Rukiye; Bektik, Mustafa; Ekşioǧlu, Nuray; Koray, Can; Öner, Ömer Canbek; Sadetaş, Merve; Şener, Hilal; Şimşek, D.; Ma, C. C.; Price, C.; Routh, C. R. (ACM, 2009)
      Most user interfaces today present system functions by use of verbal or iconic symbols on static 2D menu pages organized in a hierarchical system [1]. This is unnatural to all human beings and must be learned, thus being ...
    • Working across time zones in cross-cultural student teams 

      Altın, Rükiye; Bektik, Mustafa; Ekşioglu, Nuray; Koray, Can; Öner, Ömer Canbek; Sadetaş, Merve; Şener, Hilal; Şimşek, Duygu; Ma, C. C.; Price, C.; Routh, C. (ACM, 2009)
      The ability to collaborate with fellow workers from different cultures on international projects is a key asset in today's job market . International projects add new dimensions to student teamwork. These types of projects ...
    • Fine arts perspective in user interface design 

      Kültür, Can; Veryeri Alaca I. (ACM, 2009)
      In this poster, we first aim to explain an interdisciplinary approach and question an idea and attempt. Second, we aim to underline challenges and enablers of such an attempt. This idea can be briefly summarized as "inclusion ...
    • Keeping the pace in CS-1 through the use of CMS 

      Kültür, Can (ACM, 2009)
      In this poster, it is aimed to share the experience of using course management systems (CMS) in a CS-1 course. The aim was to focus on the individual needs of students while learning programming. Creating a social online ...
    • The effect of video tutorials on learning spreadsheets 

      Aydınol, Ayşe Begüm; Gültekin, Özgür (ACM, 2010)
      In this study a video tutorial for spreadsheet use (Excel) will be prepared by two undergraduate students by using a recorder and applied on a group of students to understand how effective this kind of a tutorial is to ...
    • Advantage of using Web 2.0 applications in class 

      Aydinol, Ayşe Begüm; Gültekin, Özgür (ACM, 2010)
      In this study the advantage of using Web 2.0 applications in terms of increasing student attention and enthusiasm will be emphasized by presenting the example of community service activities which were supported by the ...
    • Turkish students' and teachers' attitudes toward the use of interactive whiteboards in EFL classrooms 

      Aydinli, J. M.; Elaziz, F. (Routledge, 2010)
      This study explored the attitudes of students and teachers toward the use of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in a foreign language teaching and learning context. The study also investigated possible factors affecting teachers' ...
    • Assessment methods and how teachers and students view them in a computer science course at Uppsala University 

      Ezel, Mithat Canberk (ACM, 2010)
      I have examined concepts of assessments and aimed to see differences between teachers and students opinions. I created a questionnaire and sent it to three groups in CS department at Uppsala University. These groups were ...