Completed Research Projects

Access to Play in Crisis
Starting Date:
March, 2015
Expires:
March, 2017
Sponsor:
International Play Association (IPA)
Team:
Mine Göl Güven
Description:

Funded by International Play Association (IPA) involving six countries (Turkey, India, Nepal, Lebanon, Thailand, Japan). Data gathering in the neighborhoods of Istanbul where children experience prejudice, violence and economic hardship. For more information http://ipaworld.org/what-we-do/access-to-play-in-crisis/

From Peaceful School to Peaceful Community: Democratic Citizenship Education Project
Starting Date:
January, 2014
Expires:
June, 2015
Sponsor:
European Union Projects
Team:
Mine Göl Güven
Description:

The project was developed to engage teachers at different levels to develop equal relationships in the contexts of school. The variety of intra and interpersonal social and emotional skills were studied throughout the project in the forms of seminars and discussion groups. For more information http://www.demokratikyurttasegitimi.org/

Turkish Adaptation of Standard Batteries of Woodcock – Johnson –III Tests of Cognitive and Achievement Abilities (WJ-III) (2-18 years).
Starting Date:
March, 2012
Expires:
March, 2014
Sponsor:
EU funded project
Team:
Fusun Akkok, Gulcan Ercetin, Belma Haznedar, Nalan Babur, Ferhunde Oktem, Said Uluc, Aydin Durgunoglu
Description:
• Supported by Ministry of Education, EU funded project
• Project Director: Fusun Akkok,
• Team: Gulcan Ercetin, Belma Haznedar. Nalan Babur, Ferhunde Oktem, Said
Uluc, Aydin Durgunoglu
• The primary aim of this project is to translate and adapt WJ-III for Turkish
students in order to develop reliable and valid testing materials for special
education population.
• The project targeted individuals from 2-18 years old.
Developing Materials to Teach TID for Deaf children
Starting Date:
May, 2010
Expires:
May, 2013
Sponsor:
Scientific Research Projects supported by Bogazici University
Team:
Mine Göl Güven
Description:

The purpose of the study was to develop Turkish Sign Language (TID) materials to help Deaf children learn TID. The product of the study could be reached at http://www.ilkisarettid.boun.edu.tr/

Teacher Identity in Europe EuroCulture Erasmus Intensive Program (IP), Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania, Germany, the Netherlands, Turkey, England
Starting Date:
March, 2012
Expires:
March, 2013
Sponsor:
Team:
Mine Göl Güven
Description:

 International Learning and Innovation in Teacher Education (ILITE)

Dyslexia and Additional Academic Language Learning – DYSLANG
Starting Date:
March, 2012
Expires:
March, 2013
Sponsor:
EU funded project
Team:
Claire Ozel, Bilal Kırkıcı, Özgür Erdur Baker, Nalan Babür
Description:
• EU funded project, Project Number: 518969-LLP-1-2011-1-UK-KA2-KA2MP
• Project team: Claire Ozel, Bilal Kirkici, Ozgur Erdur Baker (Middle East Technical University) and Nalan Babur (Bogazici University)
• The primary aim of this project is to develop and implement an e-learning course and best practice guide for teachers and parents to support the multilingual dyslexic individual in learning an additional curriculum language.
Developing an in-service training for inclusive classroom practices (DISTINC)
Starting Date:
March, 2010
Expires:
March, 2013
Sponsor:
EU Comenius Multilateral Project
Team:
Hande Sart, Nalan Babür, Bengü Borkan, Ayşe Caner, Özlem Ünlühisarcıklı
Description:
• EU Comenius Multilateral Project, Project number: 510072-LLP-1-2010-TRCOMENIUS-CMP.
• Project partners: Bogazici University Lifelong Learning Center, Istanbul Provincial Directorate for National Education, Poland, Portugal, Belgium, and UK
• Project Team: Hande Sart, Nalan Babür, Bengü Borkan, Ayşe Caner, Özlem Ünlühisarcıklı
• Project aims to develop an in-service training program for primary school teachers to improve skills and knowledge on inclusive practices for children with special educational needs (learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviors)
Five in 5: Early Childhood and Early Skills (ECEB) Program Implementation in Mardin, Turkey
Starting Date:
December, 2010
Expires:
December, 2011
Sponsor:
DPT SODES Project
Team:
Mine Göl Güven
Description:

The aim was to develop positive classroom culture through advancing teachers’ socio-emotional skills while helping teachers use positive techniques to manage children’s behaviors.

Developing Computer Games to Promote Literacy Skills for Young Learners
Starting Date:
March, 2009
Expires:
March, 2011
Sponsor:
Bogazici University Scientific Research Foundation
Team:
Günizi Kartal, Nalan Babür, Ayşegül Metindoğan, Ayşe Gürel
Description:
• Funded by Bogazici University Scientific Research Foundation (Project Number 09D201P).
• Project Director: Gunizi Kartal; Project Researchers: Nalan Babur, Aysegul Metindogan-Wise, and Ayse Gurel
• Project aims to promote early literacy skills among young learners by using computer games.
Quality in Early Childhood Education Settings
Starting Date:
March, 2007
Expires:
December, 2009
Sponsor:
Scientific Research Projects supported by Bogazici University
Team:
Mine Göl Güven
Description:

The aim of the research project was to investigate the relationship among the types of preschools, parents’ views of quality, children’s development.

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