METU Studies in Development Report of the Editor - 2017

METU Studies in Development is the academic periodical of the Middle East Technical University (METU) Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences (FEAS).


Institute of Applied Mathematics at Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Panel Discussion Contribution)
Karasözen, Bülent (2009-04-24)
The foundation and development of the Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM) at the Middle East Technical University (METU) Ankara is briefly outlined. The impact of the Institute on the mathematical based interdisciplinary graduate education and research is discussed.
Sustainable Campus Initiatives through Integrated Solid Waste Management in METU Campus, Turkey
Bahçelioğlu, Ecem; Buğdayci, Selin; Doğan, Nazlı Barçın; Şimşek, Naz; Kaya, Sinan; Alp, Emre (null; 2017-10-08)
Middle East Technical University (METU) is an international research university with about 27000 students. The METU campus area is 4500 hectares including residential areas which have a capacity of 7000 students, shopping center, banks, food courts, indoor sports facilities, tennis courts, football fields, swimming pools, dormitories, cafeterias, a technopolis (an organized research and business center), forest, a shallow lake, and department buildings. Because of its large population and variety of activit...
Evaluation of computer education and instructional technology programs: Students' and faculty members' perception
Onay, Pınar; Yıldırım, Zahide; Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2003)
This study evaluated Computer Education and Instructional Technology Education Programs of Ankara, Gazi, Hacettepe and Middle East Technical Universities, in Ankara Turkey, through students' and faculty members' perceptions. The specific themes such as students' charactersitics, departments' goals, curriculum, quality, faculty members, resources, instructional and evaluation methods, weaknesses and powerful sides and understanding of instructional technology were investigated in this study. 352 students and...
Geotechnical engineering education in METU and computer aided learning resources
Çokça, Erdal (2008-06-04)
In this paper, the state-of-practice in undergraduate geotechnical engineering (Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering) education in the Department of Civil Engineering of the Middle East Technical University (METU CE) is given. The use of computers in undergraduate courses is becoming a more widespread form of teaching in geotechnical engineering education. This paper also presents a list of web resources (e.g. PC Programs, web-based resources, cd-rom resources) currently available in geotechnical engin...
Personal practical knowledge of international faculty: A case study
Bahar Cemre, Karaağaçlı; Karaman, Abdullah Cendel; Department of English Language Teaching (2021-6)
In the context of internationalization, international faculty are considered among stakeholders in higher education. These instructors’ cognition about teaching reflects over the classroom and the institution through their personal practical knowledge embodied by past experiences, current awareness, and future expectations. Their cognition also shapes and is shaped within sociocultural venues. In this regard, this case study was designed to explore personal practical knowledge of five English language instr...
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H. Ercan, “METU Studies in Development Report of the Editor - 2017,” ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 117–126, 2018, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: