New communication and information technologies as processes - in - relations: a case study of the Internet use in Turkish academic practice

Tarhan, Belkız


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This is a grounded theory study of the physical environment as hidden curriculum. A hidden curriculum is one of the side effects of an educational settings that transmits unstated norms, values and beliefs which are not openly intended. One domain discussed in hidden curriculum literature is the physical environment that conveys messages about social order, the nature of the learning process, and the role of teachers and students. In this sense, main aim was to investigate the physical environment as hidden...
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Although behavior-based safety has become a popular topic in recent decades, increasing the level of safety culture is still an emerging issue. Lack of awareness of safety culture among young professionals is of paramount concern not only for creating safe working environment but also for sustainable development. The main objective of this research study is to assess the safety culture among the students enrolled at Middle East Technical University (METU) and to identify potentials to be improved through ma...
Evaluating research performance of Turkish universities
Tekneci, Pelin Deniz; Taymaz, Erol; Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies (2014)
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Students’ perception of safety in the physical environment of a university campus: a case study on Middle East Technical University
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The significance of designing an environment which can provide a great amount of serenity is not ambiguous to an architect and urban designer. Perception of safety refers to the subjective experience and user’s level of comfort. What a person per- ceives is what she/he sees as ’real’ and it is this perception of reality that shapes her/his behavior. University campuses are one of the most crucial places in every community. Campuses hold the burden of flourishing capable people for the next generations and a...
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This study aimed to investigate the scope of the educational relations between Turkey and the three Balkan countries, Kosovo, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, to identify the expectations of these countries from Turkey and the rationales behind Turkey's practices realized towards these countries in a comparative perspective. In this regard, cross-border higher educational activities of Turkey were investigated under the concept of internationalization. The study was designed as a general qualitative st...
Citation Formats
B. Tarhan, “New communication and information technologies as processes - in - relations: a case study of the Internet use in Turkish academic practice,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2001.