Program

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Day 1 of the two-day conference will provide an overview of issues and trends at the Global, Regional, and National levels.  

Day 2 will focus on the practical, with International and Turkish guest speakers providing best-practice workshops.

 

Day 1 / Friday 11 May

8:30 Registration Opens

9:30 – Welcoming SpeechProf. Dr. Süleyman Özdemir, Rector, Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University

9:45 – 10:05 – Introductory Talk: The Global Push for Quality & Accreditation; Dr. Donald Staub, Conference Chair, Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University (Slides)

10:10 – 10:55 - Accreditation: A Commodity or Quest for Quality? Ludka Kotarska, Director of Accreditation, Evaluation and Accreditation of Quality Language Services (Eaquals) (Slides)

10:55 – 11:20 - Tea / Networking

11:25 – 12:10 - The Demand for Quality Assurance and a Specialized Accreditor’s Response; Dr. Mary Reeves, Executive Director, Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA) (Slides)

12:15 – 13:00 – International v National Accreditation; Dr. Bassam AlHamad, Director, Quality Assurance and Accreditation Center, University of Bahrain (Slides)

13:00 – 14:30 – Lunch

14:30 – 15:15 - Quality Enhancement Cells in Pakistan’s Higher Education; Syeda Asiyah Bukhari, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan (Slides)

15:20 – 15:50 - DEDAK (Dil Eğitim Değerlendirme ve Akreditasyon Kurulu / Turkish Association for Language Education Evaluation and Accreditation) Update – Progress and Plans; DEDAK Representatives (Slides)

15:50 – 16:15 - Tea / Networking

16:20 – 16:50 - Quality Development in English in Higher Education for Institutional and National Level Capacity Building - The story so far; Ayşen Güven & Pat McLaughlin – The British Council (Slides)

16:50 – 17:15 - Shifting the Institution from L1MI to EMI; Mustafa Akincioğlu Cambridge University Press (Slides)

17:15 – 18:00 – The Global Scale of English; Tony Gurr, Pearson (Slides)

17:45 Concluding Remarks

18:00 – 21:00 Evening Social – Dinner at Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University Erdek Social Facility

 

Day 2 / Saturday 12 May

8:30 Registration Opens

9:30 - 9:35 Welcome

9:35 - 10:05 - An Accreditation Case Study; Gökçe Ünlü & Serkan Aras, Özyeğin University (Slides)

10:05 - 10:35 – An Accreditation Case StudyHacer Şivil, İstanbul Technical University (Slides - takes you to Prezi site) (Slides)

10:35 - 11:05 – An Accreditation Case Study; Ceren Aktay Eryılmaz  & Gizem Arslan, Beykent University (Slides)

11:05 - 11:30 Tea / Networking

11:30 - 12:15 - Workshop: Building a Quality Management System for a UniversityDr. Bassam AlHamad, Director, Quality Assurance & Accreditation Center, University of Bahrain (Slides)

12:15 - 13:00 Workshop: The Self-Assessment Report; Syeda Asiyah Bukhari, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan (Slides)

13:00 – 13:40 Lunch

13:45 – 14:30 Workshop:Writing Effective Responses to Accreditation StandardsDr. Mary Reeves, Executive Director, CEA (Slides)

14:30 – 15:15 – Workshop: Successfully navigating an accreditation application; Ludka Kotarska, Director of Accreditation, Eaquals (Slides)

15:15 – 15:30 Tea / Networking

15:30 – 16:15 – Workshop: CPD and Quality Assurance; Dr. Bahar Gün, Izmir Economy University; Ian Collins, Yaşar University (Slides)

16:15 – 17:00 – Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation for ESL/EFL Programs; Engin Ayvaz, Tennessee State University, USA (Slides)

17:00 Closing Remarks: Dr. Donald Staub

 

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