Reflections of L1 on foreign /second language learning for immigrant students


Reflections on teacher identity: a case study of novice language teachers
Balban, Sena; Karaman, Abdullah Cendel; Department of English Language Teaching (2015)
This study aimed to explore how three novice teachers viewed their teacher identity in their first of teaching and what prominent elements they related to these views in a higher education institution in Ankara, Turkey. In this sense, a qualitative case study was conducted by gathering data through two major tools: semi-structured interviews and classroom observations. During 22-week data collection period, 7 rounds of interviews (21 interviews around 400 minutes) were held with the participant teachers, wh...
Reflections of cultural capital on exchange of populations : the case of cesme and alacati
Aslankan, Ali; Cengizkan, Ali; Department of Architecture (2008)
“Migration” is not a term that was totally alien for anyone throughout the history. However, Lausanne Convention of 30 January 1923 -between Greek and Turkish authorities- was a new page to conceptualize and comprise both the theoretical and practical frame of the “population transfer”. Thus, the problems encountered with the decision of proposing a new model of compulsory exchange of minorities resulted into social, economical, political and cultural transformation in the social space and the physical envi...
Reflections of social and cultural understandings of the state and non-governmental organizations about disability: dynamics of social exclusion
Girişmen, Gizem; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel; Department of Social Policy (2017)
This thesis aims to explore the role of charity and charity based system of social policy in relation to social exclusion and disability as well as the structural and cultural factors behind charitable efforts targeting disabled people in Turkey. Within the scope of this study, social exclusion concept is accepted as a multidimensional process rather than an endpoint. Furthermore, it is argued that disabled people experience hybrid forms of exclusionary processes rooted in socioeconomic and cultural represe...
Reflections of nationalism and the role of language policies in national identity formation in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan
Akyıldız, Selma; Tokluoğlu, Ayşe Ceylan; Department of Eurasian Studies (2019)
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the newly independent Azerbaijan has entered its nation-building process. Azerbaijani political elites aimed to re-form national identity through a set of language policies. In this context, they focused on the alphabet, and on the name of the official language which they consider as markers of their national identity. Turkism versus Azerbaijanism as the two competing ideologies have left their mark on this process. Language has been used as a political tool for pr...
Reflections on Turkish Personal Data Protection Law and Genetic Data in Focus Group Discussions
Özkan, Özlem; Şahinol, Melike; Aydınoğlu, Arsev Umur; Aydın Son, Yeşim (2022-12-01)
Since the 1970s and more rigorously since the 1990s, many countries have regulated data protection and privacy laws in order to ensure the safety and privacy of personal data. First, a comparison is made of different acts regarding genetic information that are in force in the EU, the USA, and China. In Turkey, changes were adopted only recently following intense debates. This study aims to explore the experts’ opinions on the regulations of the health information systems, data security, privacy, and confide...
Citation Formats
S. Çağatay, “Reflections of L1 on foreign /second language learning for immigrant students,” presented at the 14 th METU ELT CONVENTION, Ankara, Türkiye, 2022, Accessed: 00, 2022. [Online]. Available: file:///C:/Users/oktay/Desktop/akademik%20%C3%A7al%C4%B1%C5%9Fmalar/sibel%20publications%20and%20citations%20for%20do%C3%A7entlik/S%C4%B0BEL%20PUBLICATIONS/CONFERENCES/metu%20convention/bookofabstracts-4.pdf.