Rethinking higher education for the emerging needs of society

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Bengü E., Abrignani E., Sabuncuoğlu İ., Yılmaz C.

Global Solutions Summit 2020 Edition, vol.5, pp.178-187, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: Global Solutions Summit 2020 Edition
  • Journal Indexes: Other Indexes
  • Page Numbers: pp.178-187
  • Abdullah Gül University Affiliated: Yes


Universities are currently experiencing a general crisis in aligning their research functions and curricula with current job requirements and trends. Higher education institutions (HEIs) are no longer seen as the only source of information. Students demand to develop their competencies for real-world problems while moving away from theoretical knowledge. Changes in technology, social life and economics call for a change of traditional teaching and research methods.