Completed Research Projects

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.

Providing Early Elementary Teachers with Preparation in Reading Instructional Methods
Starting Date:
March, 2007
Expires:
March, 2009
Sponsor:
Bogazici University Scientific Research Foundation
Team:
Nalan Babür, Hande Sart, Falih Köksal, Sumru Aycan, and Sibel Tatar
Description:
• Funded by Bogazici University Scientific Research Foundation (Project Number 07HD101).
• Project Director: Ebru Mugaloglu; Project Researchers: Nalan Babur, Hande Sart, Falih Koksal, Sumru Aycan, and Sibel Tatar.
• Project aims to enhance teachers’ knowledge of students with academic difficulties and to provide support with classroom management strategies.
Development of Turkish Reading Achievement Tests for the Identification of Developmental Dyslexia among Turkish Children
Starting Date:
March, 2005
Expires:
March, 2009
Sponsor:
Bogazici University Scientific Research Foundation
Team:
Nalan Babür, Belma Haznedar; Gülcan Erçetin
Description:
• Funded by Bogazici University Scientific Research Foundation (Project Number 05D101).
• Project Director: Nalan Babür ; Project Researchers: Belma Haznedar; Gülcan Erçetin
• Aim of the project was to develop reading achievement tests for the early diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia. It targeted children from 6-10 years old.

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