International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies is now publishing its tenth issue. Included in this issue are the following articles: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülgün BANGİR ALPAN and specialist Meltem ÖZBALCI “Does Visual Aritmetics Education Support Visual Perception of Children?”, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gürcü KOÇ ERDAMAR and Yunus GÜNDÜZ “The Development of Music Education in Turkey since the Early Republican Period”, Assist. Prof. Dr. Elif ÜNAL BOZCAN and Prof. Dr. Müfit KÖMLEKSİZ “The Effect of Drama Supported Activities on Six Year Old Children’s Emotional Skills”, İshak Ersin KIRAÇ and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Altay EREN “The Effects of Using Tonal and Atonal Chords on English Sentence Structure Learning”, Prof. Dr. Remzi Y. KINCAL and Res. Assist. Zehra Sedef KORKMAZ “An Assesment of Media Literacy in Turkey” and Dr. Recep Kahramanoğlu and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erdal Bay “A Study on Possible Assessment Methods for Admission Standards for Teacher Education Institutions”. We thank authors who submitted their research studies and the reviewers who carefully reviewed the manuscripts for our journal.
The 3rd International Curriculum and Instruction Congress was held from October 22 to 24, 2015 in Adana with the cooperation of Çukurova University, Faculty of Education and EPÖDER. With nearly 450 attendees from 11 countries and 350 paper presentations, the congress was successfully completed.
Abstracts of papers have been published both in electronic form and in print. Complete versions of papers will be considered for inclusion in an e-book, proceedings book, and the International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies. Congress attendees’ papers are evaluated by reviewers for the journal as part of the journal’s review process.
The 4th International Curriculum and Instruction Congress will be held from September 29 to October 1, 2016 with the cooperation of Çanakkale 18 Mart University and EPÖDER. As in previous congresses, we hope to share and discuss studies in our field with an international perspective and participation with your contributions.
I invite all educators working in the field of Curriculum of Instruction, from both our country and from all over the world, to submit original manuscripts with high levels of scientific quality to our journal and wish all educators health and success in 2016.
With best wishes,
Prof. Dr. Özcan DEMİREL