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Curriculum reform in Turkish teacher education: attitudes of teacher educators towards change in an EU candidate nation
Educational development is one way through which Turkey enhances progress towards its social goals and prepares itself for European Union membership. A major effort to upgrade the Turkish educational system was made through ...
The effect of keeping vocabulary notebooks on vocabulary acquisition
(Sage Publications Ltd., 2009)
Vocabulary notebooks are frequently advocated as a way for students to take control of their vocabulary learning (Fowle, 2002), with the added benefit of improvements in vocabulary learning (Schmitt and Schmitt, 1995; ...
To what extent do native and non-native writers make use of collocations?
(De Gruyter Mouton, 2009)
Usage-based models claim that first language learning is based on the frequency-based analysis of memorised phrases. It is not clear though, whether adult second language learning works in the same way. It has been claimed ...
Educational reform in Turkey
There are a number of reform initiatives underway in Turkey but some of these, which are concerned with curricular and structural changes, have encountered serious difficulties. This paper begins with a brief summary of ...
Periphery theorising for a truly internationalised discipline: spinning IR theory out of Anatolia
(Cambridge University Press, 2008)
Concerns over inequalities that have been located between the roles of the core and periphery within the development of the IR discipline have led to questions of whether it is possible to build up theoretical concepts ...
Restructuring reforms in Turkish teacher education: modernization and development in a dynamic environment
The paper examines the effectiveness of recent reforms in teacher education in Turkey, specifically the restructuring of programmes in university faculties of education. It first, briefly, sets the reforms of the 1990s ...
Teacher education in Turkey: issues and trends
(Information Age Publishing, 2004)
Turkey 2010: transforming education to meet challenges
(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 ...
Turkey: paradigm change in education
(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 ...