International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies (IJOCIS) has been appearing in the scientific world with the sixth issue. Our journal is published twice annually both in online and printed format, and is indexed in Asos (Akademia Social Sciences Index) and Arastirmax since its first issue was released. The first two articles are the full-text of the paper presented by the keynote speakers, Prof. Dr. Şefik Yaşar and Prof. Dr. Nevin Saylan at the 3rd National Congress on Curriculum and Instruction organised in collaboration with Gaziantep University and the Association of Curriculum and Instruction which took place 5-7 May 2014 in Gaziantep.
Prof. Dr. Şefik YAŞAR addressed his pleneray speech on "Socio-Culturel Factors Affecting Curriculum Development in Education" and Prof.Dr. Nevin SAYLAN on "Constantly Modified Teacher Training System" and also gave an oppurtunity to publish their speech as an article in the IJOCIS ; for this reason, we would like to thank them for their contrubition.
The current issue also consists of four articles peer-reviewed for the publication. All the papers are invaluable contributions of the following authors to the literature and our journal. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Raşit ÖZEN "Teaching Profession Anxiety Levels of Preservice Teachers", Assoc.Prof.Dr. Meral GÜVEN & Res.Assist. Bilge ÇAM AKTAŞ "The Relationship Between Critical Reading and Visual Reading", Dr.Derya ATİK KARA & Assist.Prof.Dr. Dilrüba KÜRÜM YAPICIOGLU "Investigation of Students' Opinions on the Use of Worksheets in a Measurement and Assessment Course", Res.Assist. Gülden TANER & Assist.Prof.Dr. A.Cendel KARAMAN "A Metasynthesis of Research on Foreign Language Teacher Identity in Turkey: Implications for Teacher Education". The above mentioned papers were subjected for peer review completed.
You are cordially invited to submit manuscripts that were presented at the 3rd National Congress on Curriculum and Instruction on the 5-7 May 2014 in Gaziantep. I look forward to meeting you all at the 3rd International Congress on Curriculum and Instruction which will take place 22-24 October 2015 in Adana.
Prof. Dr. Özcan Demirel