International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies (IJOCIS) is now publishing its eleventh issue. For upcoming issues of the journal, all manuscripts will be submitted via the online manuscript review system. International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies (IJOCIS) is not only intended for the members of TACI, but also to all researchers who are interested in the teaching methods for various content areas. The overall goal of the journal is to carry on our mission to publish and expose distinguished papers of leading researchers and young colleagues in the field of curriculum and instruction to our readers. We would like to thank the reviewers of this issue for their comments and suggestions on each article. We also thank the authors who support our journal with their original scientific work.
This issue consists of eight peer-‐‑reviewed articles. Included in this issue are the following articles: “Teachers’ Behaviors in Vocational School Classes: A Research Study with respect to Hidden Curriculum” by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Meltem Çengel and Prof. Dr. Adil Türkoğlu, “An Investigation of Ninth Grade Mathematics Curriculum Fidelity” by Res. Assist. Ahmet Dikbayır, and Prof. Dr. Nilay T. Bümen, “The Analysis of Cartoon Series: Pepee in terms of Cultural Values” by Assoc. Prof. Dr. İsmail Gelen, Res. Assist. Volkan Duran and Res. Assist. Avni Ünal, “Using Oxford iTools and iTutor Software in English Language Teaching and Its Effect on Preparatory Class Students’ Academic Achievement” by Güneş Korkmaz, and Assoc. Prof. Semra Demir Başaran, “The Effect of Cooperative Learning Approach on 6th Grade Students’ Success in the 'ʹField'ʹ Subject in Mathematics” by Assist. Prof. Dr. Ata Pesen and Bahar Bakır, “Students’ Views about Gamification Based Curriculum for the Lesson of Teaching Principles and Methods"ʺ by Dr. İbrahim Yıldırım and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Servet Demir, “The Integration Unit Model for Students with Mild Intellectual Disabilities: Pupa Project” by Assist. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Çevik, “An Examination of the Researches Related to Teaching Styles Measurement Instruments” by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Meral Güven, Mustafa Polat, Res. Assist. Günay Yıldızer, Tuğba Sönmez, and Nihan Yetim. These articles were completed after the peer-‐‑review process.
You are cordially invited to submit papers to be considered for presentation at the “4th. International Congress on Curriculum and Instruction”(www.icci-‐‑epok.org) that will take place in Antalya with the cooperation of Dicle University, Ziya Gökalp Faculty of Education, Pegem Academy and TACI from October 27 to October 30, 2016. I also invite you to submit manuscripts that will be reviewed and considered for publication in our journal (IJOCIS). I look forward to meeting you all at our next congress.
Prof. Dr. Özcan DEMİREL