Report of the Editor



Çakmaklı, Ayşem Berrin; Rashed-Ali, Hazem (2022-09-01)
© 2022, College Publishing. All rights reserved.The Urban Heat Island (UHI) is defined as the temperature difference between densely built-up urban areas and surrounding suburban ones. UHI is caused by a multitude of factors including both spatial factors; for example, features of landform surfaces and surface characteristics, and temporal ones, linked to yearly, seasonal, diurnal, and nocturnal air temperatures. A comprehensive overview of current literature and critical analysis of UHI is provided in this...
Continuing Professional Development for Language Teachers
Bal Gezegin, Betül; Seferoğlu, Gölge (University of Évora, 2019-01-01)
This paper reviews a selection of research from the field of teacher education with a focus on professional development (PD) for language teachers. For this purpose, it investigates target studies published in related academic journals between the years of 2010-2018. Following the steps of systematic review process, review of 33 studies yielded five main themes related to PD; a) PD as a reflective practice, b) PD as a transformative process, c) Role of Collaboration and cooperation in PD, d) INSETs as PD an...
Application of Project-Based Learning in a Theoretical Course: Process, Difficulties and Recommendations
CODUR, K. Burak; Karatas, Sercin; Doğru, Ali Hikmet (2012-01-01)
This paper presents a case study about the application of a project-based learning approach. In this case study, software development projects are performed by the students, using historical software development methods in order to demonstrate evolution of the subject. The presented case study differs from others reported in the literature in its utilization of historical methods for project execution. Getting feedback and reaction of students and assessing the success of the project-based learning implemen...
Handbook of Research on Nature Inspired Computing for Economics and Management
Taymaz, Erol (2008-01-01)
The article reviews the book "Handbook of Research on Nature Inspired Computing for Economics and Management," edited by Jean-Philippe Rennard.
Evidence-based approach in Erasmus+. Warsaw seminar 2020
Rybińska, Agnieszka; Şenyuva, Özgehan (Foundation for the Development of the Education System, 2021-10-01)
The seminar “Evidence-based approach in Erasmus+. Impact assessment” was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And indeed, the topic of mobility experience in the time of pandemic is one of the three main research areas addressed in this volume. The two others are: practical training in international mobility and personal and institutional development.
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H. Ercan, “Report of the Editor,” ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 171–178, 2012, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: