A framework of change for higher education in Palestine from the perspectives of top university administrators

El-Agha, Mohammed


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This dissertation employs different methodologies to evaluate research performance of 94 Turkish universities over the period between 2008 and 2010, compares their results, and identifies factors that enhance their performance. It consists of three papers revolving around the research performance of Turkish universities. First, we apply different Data Envelopment Analysis models and identify the best-fitting model. Second, we investigate the impact of selected factors on different research outputs using pan...
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Regional internationalization of Turkish higher education: Turkey's higher education policies towards Kosovo, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Köksal, Servet; Kondakçı, Yaşar; Department of Educational Sciences (2014)
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The transformation of university
Kıyak, Sercan; Yıldırım, Erdoğan; Department of Sociology (2013)
The mission and function of university is now a highly debated issue. It will be argued in this thesis that this debate is a result of the demise of the alliance between state and university. This modern alliance was mainly conceived to be based on a notion of culture that would give meaning to the social bound of the national community. However it was weakened after 1970’s with the emergence of global market and the consequent decline of the political power of the state. Due to these developments contempor...
Investigating faculty members’ technology integration intention and behavior: a case of a higher education institution
Çilsalar, Hatice; Baran Jovanovic, Evrim; Department of Educational Sciences (2017)
The technology-rich educational environment in higher education compels faculty members to integrate technology into their classrooms. Developing and supporting their technology integration behavior is needed to perform and maintain its continuity. To understand the factors affecting faculty members’ technology integration, mixed method designed was employed in the context of a faculty technology mentoring program at a public university in Turkey. Two main research questions guided this study: (1) How do se...
Citation Formats
M. El-Agha, “A framework of change for higher education in Palestine from the perspectives of top university administrators,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1998.