Welcome to the Deans' Interviews section,
which aims to gather Deans' opinions on some of the main issues concerning the university experience.
Enjoy your reading!

LAST DEANS' INTERVIEWS

  • Digitalization

    Eralp Bektaş

    Eastern Mediterranean University - Faculty of Business and Economics

    Turkey

    21-06-2017 12:23 PM

    The evolution of new technologies in teaching?

    Though it is necessary, I also worry that it could make students bit lazy.

  • Students

    Eralp Bektaş

    Eastern Mediterranean University - Faculty of Business and Economics

    Turkey

    21-06-2017 10:36 AM

    What will future students require?

    The information technology with versatile computer skills will be essential for them. Analytical skills on politics and economics will also be very important.

  • University-Industry Partnership

    Eralp Bektaş

    Eastern Mediterranean University - Faculty of Business and Economics

    Turkey

    21-06-2017 12:21 PM

    What are your thoughts on today's University-Industry Partnership?

    An environment that provides an opportunity to both parties for cooperate. This is expected to accumulate and share the knowledge and experience of the academics and professionals. Implementing industry practises into an educational program is something I feel should be developed. Short term industry training can be a solution for that.

  • Challenges

    Eralp Bektaş

    Eastern Mediterranean University - Faculty of Business and Economics

    Turkey

    22-06-2017 08:38 AM

    The biggest pedagogical challenges

    Motivation concerning the benefits and contribution of the class lecture to students future life is really a tough job. This may recall some psychological training for lecturers, as this is something they may not be prepared for as a lecturer. Training the trainers kind programs can be useful on this concern.

  • Dean's role

    Eralp Bektaş

    Eastern Mediterranean University - Faculty of Business and Economics

    Turkey

    22-06-2017 08:52 AM

    The Dean's role and responsibility towards students

    The faculty organizational structure can have different implications for the dean's role. In general, I believe a Dean sould be responsible for offering quality education to students in a comfortable environment. Henceforth, an audit and monitoring role should also be implemented.