Communication in an academic context: The case of the five largest departments in the Middle East Technical University

Gizir, Sıddıka


Communication in an academic context
Gizir, S; Simsek, H (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2005-09-01)
The purpose of this qualitative case study is to investigate the most common communication problems from the views of faculty members at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. The sample of this study consists of 50 faculty members including professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and instructors from five largest departments representing five colleges at the Middle East Technical University. The data were gathered by utilizing interview method, including 19 interview questi...
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This thesis is intended to help eliminate misconceptions and missing information over the realm of smart materials, by offering a newly structured ‘Information Hierarchy for Smart Materials Communication for Industrial / Product Design’. Industrial and product designers are invited to use the findings of the thesis to assist in developing a common smart materials language and culture, enriched by details, technicalities, opportunities, and creative and innovative material attributes. The study commences wit...
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Building and maintaining trust is a necessary condition for group cohesion. In order to successful collaborative group process in online learning environment, development of trust must be understood in online teams. Difference communication behaviors in the online teams with different trust levels were investigated in this research. Participants were 61 students in an undergraduate level who enrolled in the online course. In this research, online teams̕ collaborative communication behaviors were analyzed us...
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This study investigates preservice teachers' trust levels and collaborative communication behaviors namely leadership, feedback, social interaction, enthusiasm, task and technical uncertainties, and task-oriented interactions in online learning environment. A case study design involving qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis was employed. The sample consisted of 32 (24 female, 8 male) 3rd year foreign language education students who enrolled in the "Instructional Technology and Material D...
Citation Formats
S. Gizir, “Communication in an academic context: The case of the five largest departments in the Middle East Technical University,” Middle East Technical University, 1999.