The 2nd International Symposium on Educational Science and Science Centers

On behalf of the Organizing Committee we would like to invite you to participate in the 2nd International Symposium on Educational Science and Science Centers (SCS-2014) organized by Istanbul Technical University North Cyprus. The symposium will be held from 20 to 21 of September 2014 in GaziMagusa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

The main goal of this symposium is to present and discuss issues concerning all fields of Education and Science Centers to develop a platform for mutual scientific contact between scientists, researchers and manufacturers, for the purpose of expressing, sharing, learning and discussing recent trends, technologies, innovations, complications and solutions in all Educational Areas and in Science Centers.

The official languages of the symposium have been set as English.

Looking forward to welcoming you to GaziMagusa…

Dr. Burçkin DAL Dr. Aytekin COKELEZ

Science Centers
What does Science Center mean? How should the institutional structure of Science Centers work? Who is working for Science Centers?
Today, what is carried out in Science Centers? How are the contents of activities in Science Centers planned and applied? Do Science Centers develop ancillary or alternative applications for school laboratory studies?
What are examples of practical education activities prepared for instructors / guides of Science Centers located in different countries? Are the applications implemented in Science Centers effective for teachers and students in appropriate age levels?
Educational Science
Adult and Continuing Education
Assessment and Evaluation
Barriers to Learning (Ethnicity, Age, Psychosocial Factors, etc.,)
Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Child Development and Education
College and Higher Education
Comparative Education
Computer Education and Instructional Technology
Curriculum and Instruction
Curriculum, Research and Development
Democracy and Human Rights Education
Distance Education
Early Childhood Education
Education Policy and Administration/Leadership
Education, Research and Globalization
Educational Administration
Educational Communications and Technology
Educational Measurement and Evaluation
Educational Planning
Educational Research
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Education
Environmental Education
Ethical Issues in Education
EU Education Programs
Family Education
Fine Arts Education
Graduate and Postgraduate School of Curriculum
Guiding and Counselling
Healthy Education
Higher Education
History Education
History of Education
Human Resources in Education
Impact of Economic Crisis on Education
Informal-Outdoor Education
Information and Communication Technology in Education
Innovation and Change in Education
Instructional Design
Instructional Technologies
Intellectual Property Rights and Plagiarism
Language Education
Law and Education
Leadership and University Administration
Learning and Teaching
Life Long Learning
Managing Cultural Diversity
Marketing And Fundraising in Education
Mathematics Education
Media Literacy And Education
Multi Cultural Education
Music Education
Nature of Science
New Trends and Approaches in Education
New Trends in the Higher Education Area in Educational Areas
Nursery Education
Organizational, Legal and Financial Aspects
Physical Education
Physics Education
Preschool Education
Pre-Service And In-Service Teacher’s Education
Primary School Education
Professional Development
Psychological Studies in Education
Rehabilitation Counselling
Rural Education
Science Education
Secondary School Education
Social Studies Education
Special Education
Student Support in Education
Teacher Training
Vocational Education
Women and Minorities in Educational Areas
*Other topics, which are related to all educational areas, will also be welcomed to the conference.

Organizing Committee:
Dr. Burçkin Dal, Organizing Committee Chair, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Aytekin Cokelez, Organizing Committee Vice Chair, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey
Scientific Committee:
David Treagust, Curtin University, Australia
Ghislain Samson, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada
Jose Valencia, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Jaume Ametller, University of Leeds, England
Xianqing Bao, Shanghai Normal University, China
Mehmet Aydeniz, University of Tenessee, USA
Robert Harry Evans, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Erik Jacquemyn, Technopolis, Belgium
Gianni Giardino, University Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
Ayelet Baram-Tsabari, Israeli Institude of Technology, Israel
Robert Calcagno, The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Monaco
Leila Chapman, KCA London LLP, England
Janchai Yingprayoon, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Adriana Mohr, University of Florianopolis, Brazil
Yasemin Ozdem, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Xinning Pei, East China Normal University, China
Jack Holbrook, University of Tartu, Estonia
Nilay Ozturk, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Jean Davallon, University of Avignon, France
Jorge Wagensberg, The Museum of Barcelona, Spain
Francine Pellaud, Haute Ecole Pédagogique Fribourg, Switzerland
Murat Çakan, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Gabriel Gorghiu, Valahia University, Romania
Emmanuelle Eastes, École Normale Supérieure, France
Pierre Petignat, Haute Ecole Pedagogique, Switzerland
Miia Rannikmäe, University of Tartu, Estonia
Duygu Sonmez, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Bernard Schiele, The Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Esin Sahin Pekmez, Ege University, Turkey
Abdelkarim Zaid, Lille I University, France
Laurent Dubois, Geneva University, Switzerland
Ebru Mugaloglu, Bosphorus University, Turkey
Mohamed Soudani, Claud Bernard University, France
Elif Yesim Ustun, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Abdlkarim Hasni, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Barbaros Gonencgil, Istanbul University, Turkey
Constantin Petrovici, University of Iasi, Romania
Hulya Yilmaz, Ege University, Turkey
Anne Jorro, University of Toulouse, France
Serdar Kum, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Bulent Cavas, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Daniel Niclot, University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, France
Umut Alper, Atilim University, Turkey

Important Dates
Abstract deadline
Abstract acceptance
Full paper deadline
20 – 21.09.2014

Contact Information
Symposium Secretariat

Adress : Istanbul Technical University North Cyprus Campus – Gazimagusa – KKTC
Phone : + 90 548 829 09 55 / + 90 533 853 30 30
Fax : + 90 392 366 77 30
E-mail : [email protected]


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