SEEKING A BETTER FUTURE IN EDUCATION: INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON EDUCATION OF SKILLS, MORALS AND VALUES IN TURKEY FROM THE PAST TO THE PRESENT
APRIL 16-18, 2015 / BARTIN
An international symposium entitled “Seeking a Better Future in Education: International Symposium on Education of Skills, Moral and Values in Turkey from the Past to the Present” is going to be held in Bartın on April 16-18 with the collaboration of Higher Institution of Ataturk Culture, Language and History – Ataturk Research Center and Bartın University Faculty of Education.
The symposium mainly aims at addressing and evaluating humanitarian issues about the Turkish education system, particularly the education of morals, skills and values; through different perspectives with an interdisciplinary approach and putting forward suggestions and models to consolidate the culture of living together and awareness of the nation for the future of Turkey.
Below are some of the topics that are supposed to be discussed in the symposium. However, paper topics are not limited to these topics. Papers with different topics can be presented on condition that the general framework of the symposium is obeyed and the subjects are not distorted.
I. Studies and Applications on the Education of Skills, Morals and Values in Our Cultural Geography
Policies to consolidate the goal of living together as a nation
The education of morals and values for the citizens of the Republic of Turkey living abroad
The education of morals and values for children
Values and the outlook in the world
V. Approaches and Methods in the Education of Skills, Morals and Values
Education of skills, morals and values in the society
Education of skills, morals and values at schools
Religions education and values at schools
VI. Application Examples in the Education of Skills, Morals and Values
Values in traditional Turkish games
Projects and applications
Voluntary organizations and studies
We would like to meet the scholars and researchers who wish to participate in the symposium with their academic work relied on new information, documents and evaluations in the fields of the main topics stated above.
TERMS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE SYMPOSIUM
Abstract Submission and Evaluation
Domestic and foreign academicians as well as researchers who study the relevant subjects are welcomed to participate in the symposium. For participation, paper proposals containing objectives, methods, resources used and possible findings with a minimum of 400 words must be sent as an attached file to beceridegerlereğitimi@atam.gov.tr The deadline is the end of the working time on January 26, 2015. Paper proposals will be evaluated by the members of the Scientific and Organizing Committees by taking their conformity with symposium topics and scientific conditions as well as the originality of the studies into account. Assessments by the committee members will be in the way of acceptance / correction / rejection. The accepted proposals will be announced to the related people on January 9, 2015 the latest and they will be asked to send the full text until March 20, 2015 so that they can be involved in the final program. Official languages of the symposium are Turkish and English.
Papers are supposed to be original and it is required that they have not been presented or printed before and that they are not titles, subtitles or parts of a published book or a thesis even though the thesis has not been published.
Submission of the Full Text
The full texts of the accepted papers must be sent as a Word file in conformity with spelling rules and writing format to beceridegerlereğitimi@atam.gov.tr until March 20, 2015. The papers the full texts of which have been sent will be involved in the symposium program after being examined by Organizing and Scientific Committees in terms of conformity withabstract and scientific terms.
Venue of the Symposium, Accommodation and Travelling It is free of charge to partake in the symposium and the travelling and accommodation expenses of those who will take part in the symposium will be covered by Ataturk Research Center.
The symposium is going to be held in Bartın on April 16-18, 2015.
FULL TEXT WRITING FORMAT FOR PAPERS
The heading of the study must be written in bold, using capital letters; the text-alignment should be central and the name of the author should be placed just below, to the right. The academic title, institution and e-mail should be given respectively in an unnumbered footnote at the bottom of the page.
Following the heading and author name, the Turkish and English summaries/abstracts should be written in size 10pt, each consisting of 300 words. The English summary should also include the heading in English.
The typeface should be Times New Roman, in size 12pt. Tables, footnotes and references should be relayed in size 10pt.
The study should be written in M. Word program, blocked according to an A4 paper size. Margins should consist of 2,5cm while the header and footer should be 1,25cm.
There must be spacing between paragraphs. The indent: 0 cm, 6pt space-before: 6pt space-after, using single line spacing.
Concerning references, the surname of the author, date of publication and page number should be given in this order in brackets as in the following example: (Çaycı, 2002:520). If referenced in a footnote, however, it should be expressed in a sequence following the name and surname of the author, the book title (in bold, articles expressed in quotation marks and italic), the publishing house, place and date of publication and page number. The sources used should be presented as in the format of footnotes, in alphabetical order according to surname at the end of the article.
Tables and graphics need to be individually numbered, giving their resources directly beneath the table or graphic in size 10pt.
Original documents, pictures (photos, images, etc.), maps which are not directly relevant to the study should not be presented within the article body but should be numbered and attached at the end of it. High-resolution images should be saved on a CD and submitted separately.
The paper is to be from 10 up to a maximum of 20 pages.