Ongoing Research Projects

The Relationship between Designing Schools and School Climate
Starting Date:
July, 2017
Expires:
December, 2019
Sponsor:
Scientific Research Projects supported by Bogazici University
Team:
Mine Göl Güven (Project Coordinator), Beyhan Ataş (Project Assistant)
Building Bridges: Promoting Social Inclusion and Well-Being for the Families of Children with Special Needs (PSI-WELL)
Starting Date:
September, 2016
Expires:
September, 2019
Sponsor:
Erasmus + Project
Team:
Mine Göl Güven (Project Coordinator), Nalan Babür (Project Coordinator)
Factors influencing literacy acquisition in Turkish: A comparative study of reading acquisition in Turkish by monolingual and bilingual
Starting Date:
March, 2016
Expires:
March, 2019
Sponsor:
The Scientific & Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
Team:
Belma Haznedar, Gülcan Erçetin, Nalan Babür
Description:

• Project No. 115K023

• The primary purpose of this study is to investigate the cognitive and linguistic variables that influence reading acquisition of Turkish in bilingual and monolingual primary school children.

COST Action IS 1401: Strengthening Europeans' Capabilities by Establishing the European Literacy Network
Starting Date:
March, 2015
Expires:
March, 2019
Sponsor:
European Literacy Network
Team:
Belma Haznedar, Gülcan Erçetin, Nalan Babür
Description:
• COST Action, European Literacy Network
• Project partners: 22 European Union Countries ,
• The project aims to show benefits at the scientific, technological, and societal levels, some of which are highlighted below:
provide a full understanding of literacy across Europe
enhance scientific publications and innovations
provide research based evidence for improving literacy education
support standardization on collecting and encoding literacy data
connect research on literacy with the literacy industries (e.g., journalism, web 2.0 based platforms, etc.)
develop stronger links among researchers, practitioners, and policy makers
make Europe a more inclusive society by ensuring that all its citizens can have tools to support their literacy practices independent of language, age, SES or disability
provide means to empower the less developed countries to catch up with research and best practices