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Professional and General Education in Turkish Higher Education

Journal: Efil Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi (Vol.4, No. 13)

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Page : 20-28

Keywords : Higher Education; Professional Education; General Education;

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The dramatic higher education expansion in Turkey was largely associated with professionalization of higher education. The process of professionalization started in the 1980s and accelerated after 1990s. In the comprehensive university model, all study fields have been affected by professional education and narrow professional education has become the norm in Turkish higher education. Whether the perspective taken as the requirements of knowledge economy or mission of higher education, curriculum reform should be high agenda of Turkish higher education.

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