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Pages: 6261-6263
Publication year: 2011
ISBN: 978-84-615-0441-1
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 3rd International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 4-6 July, 2011
Location: Barcelona, Spain

THE EDUCATION SYSTEM OF SCHOOL FOR THE HANDICAPPED AT ANADOLU UNIVERSITY

L. Uygungöz

Anadolu University (TURKEY)
The Graduate School For The Handicapped at Anadolu University is an educational institution for hearing handicapped who needs to a special education with an artistic context. It was founded with the aim of giving lectures to handicapped youngsters (university level) -despite of different levels in the loss of hearing- towards their appropriate vocational program choices and for providing them as an productive members at the society.

The school came into operation in 1993-1994. The departments in the school for the handicapped is equipped with the technology towards the handicapped person's necessities. The students are chosen with pre-registration and skill test to all departments at the school. The ones who are successful take Turkish Basic Language, Reading and Understanding, Written Expression, Speaking and Mathematical Thinking courses for one year at the preparatory year. The students that pass Turkish proficiency test, deserve to take vocational courses at studios and laboratories which are supported with technological materials.

School, with its four year graduate programs like; Graphic and Ceramics Arts, and two year associate degree programs like Computer Operator Training, Architecture and Urban Planning aims to bring the students up as productive members to society through extensive curriculum. At the same time to expand student's knowledge and good manners and to improve the ability of thinking, cultural and artistic trips are organized and students are encouraged to participate some seminars, conferences and exhibitions with the opportunities of the university and campus. With the obligation of 72 day long internship, the students are forced to gain work experience before graduation during 5 year education period. This necessary internship period conduced to get the ability of solving problems while they will face at their career.

At the end of these trainings the attendees participation occupation that fits their personalities and as self sustaining people and useful to society rather than becoming an outsider. They have possibilities to earn a living whether by executing artistic projects at their own studios, or working as designers or operators at factories, advertising agencies, design studios or governmental foundations and universities.
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L. Uygungöz (2011) THE EDUCATION SYSTEM OF SCHOOL FOR THE HANDICAPPED AT ANADOLU UNIVERSITY, EDULEARN11 Proceedings, pp. 6261-6263.
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