Using information and communicationtechnologies as an organizational change enabler: a case study in criminal police laboratories of Turkey

Akçam, Bahadır K.


Using digital storytelling in early childhood education: a phenomenological study of teachers’ experiences
Yüksel, Pelin; Yıldırım, İbrahim Soner; Robin, Bernard R.; Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2011)
It has become a great concern about how children may be affected and how teachers should use computers in their classroom activities effectively with the increased role of computers in early childhood‟s learning. It is important to consider how it can be used more effectively integrated into early childhood curriculum since technological devices are widely used to maximize learning activity. This study aimed to show how digital storytelling can be used as an effective teaching and learning tool in kindergar...
Integrating critical thinking skills into planning and implementation of teaching Turkish : a comparative case study of three teachers
Türkmen Dağlı, Melek; Yıldırım, Ali; Department of Educational Sciences (2008)
This study aimed to investigate how teachers integrated the development of students' critical thinking skills into their teaching during the three major phases of their teaching, namely, their planning practices, interactive practices, and reflective practices and to evaluate the influence of their instruction as felt by students in fourth grade Turkish course. The study was conducted as a comparative case study in which three teachers from three different primary schools participated. Data were collected t...
Utilizing cinematherapy to improve relationship satisfaction : a qualitative study
Eğeci, İlke Sine; Gençöz, Faruk; Department of Psychology (2010)
This study aimed to verify the propositions regarding the application procedures indicated in the cinematherapy literature. Moreover it was also aimed to frame the rationale of cinematherapy on a theoretical basis by integrating the procedures of cinematherapy intervention technique into Transtheoretical Model (Prochaska & Norcross, 2003) and to discover the mechanisms that the applications function through. Finally, it was also aimed to apply cinematherapy intervention technique to the domain of relationsh...
Using Monte Carlo simulation and multi-agent systems to estimate financial feasibility of hepp projects tendered on a bot basis: a case study from Turkey
Akçay, Emre Caner; Birgönül, Mustafa Talat; Dikmen Toker, İrem; Department of Civil Engineering (2014)
As a fast growing country, Turkey’s energy demand has been increasing every year and new investments are needed in the renewable energy sector. Turkish government uses the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model to realize urgent investments in the hydroelectric energy sector. Given the government’s purchase guarantee of the generated electricity, hydroelectric power plant (HEPP) projects can be feasible options for investors. However, during the feasibility studies, risk factors stemming from the macro environm...
Using the balanced scorecard as a safety management tool in construction companies : a qfd approach
Şimşek, Burak; Gündüz, Murat; Department of Civil Engineering (2006)
The aim of this thesis is to propose a safety management framework for construction companies. A literature review was performed to identify significant factors that would improve safety performance. Two management tools are used within the scope of this study: the balanced scorecard and quality function deployment (QFD). Strategic goals are established for each perspective of the balanced scorecard: financial and cultural, employee, process and learning and growth. Afterwards, a questionnaire was prepared ...
Citation Formats
B. K. Akçam, “Using information and communicationtechnologies as an organizational change enabler: a case study in criminal police laboratories of Turkey,” Middle East Technical University, 2001.