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updated: 06.04.2016

SPECIAL NEEDS FACILITIES

This unit informs our students during registration about facilities in the university and asks these students to fill a questionnaire by the help of  counselor (AREM) which aims to find out personal information, handicaps, demographic structures and expectations from the university and follow the developments of the students by this way.

The infrastructure  of the university has been redesigned  to make the transportation convenient for the  handicapped students. The university provides transportation outside the university for the students specified by investigating their economical situations, disability status. Although there is not any budget for this occasion the university acts without hesitation to provide these students necessary facilities. In this context,  authorities from Education Without Obstacles Club and Civic involvement Club are invited to our university to attend seminars and panels. In order to support these students to be self sufficient and live in desired way, the university assists them by working on publications of brochures. For this reason, handicapped students accompanied by their families gather with senior management third week of every term and evaluate the last season in addition to new projects for the next season. 0n 29th May, 2010 New Year was celebrated by the organization of the university for the handicapped students and their families on which day our student Nurten SAGLAM contributed the night with her free standing music. The university aims to let the students participate in social activities with its integrating instructional policy. Our student who is called Okyat Sercan BIRKEN in  2009 - 2010 educational year participated in premier league Volleyball tournament organized by University Sports Federation and awarded by the federation with a Special Award,

OPPORTUNITIES GIVEN DURING EXAM

Additional time given during exams

A supervisor appointed to support the students during exams

For short time exams use of lap top is allowed

During lessons disabled students could use sound recording

The students who have vision loss are provided an examination paper with larger font size

INSTRUCTION OF WORKING PRINCIPLES AND ORGANISATION OF THE UNITY OF THE DISABLED STUDENTS

PART I:

Objective Scope and Basis

Objective and scope

ARTICLE 1: The objective of this instruction is to take necessary measures and make arrangements in order to make the education of the disabled students in T.C. Istanbul Aydin University easier and compose working principles within the scope of Istanbul Aydin University Directorate of Health, Culture and Sports.

Basis

ARTICLE 2: This instruction is organized according to the Objective 8 of Advisor and Coordination Instruction of Disabled People in the Higher Education Institution which is on the basis of Objective 15 of the decrees about the changes on some decrees and statutory decree dated 01/07/2005 numbered 5378.

PART II:

Istanbul Aydın University Disabled Students Unity Organization and working Principles

ARTICLE 3: The Administration of Istanbul Aydın University Disabled Students Unity under charge of The Vice Rector constitutes Disabled Students Unity in order to determine the academic, administrative, physical, psychological, quartering and social needs of disabled students and specify what to do to fulfill the needs and plan, perform, improve the actions to be taken and then evaluate the results.

Istanbul Aydın University Disabled Students Unity carries out all the works under the coordination of Directorate of Health Culture and Sports. The obligation period of members of the unity is 3 years is constituted as indicated below:

The Unity of Disabled Students

Head: Vice Rector

Secretary- General or Assistant of Secretary- General

Directorate of Health Culture and Sports

Head of Registrar's Office

Directorate of Administrative Affairs Support and Technical Service

Chief Doctor of Infirmary

The Coordinator of AREM

Obligations of the Unity

ARTICLE 4:

a) To fulfill the needs of the disabled students who are matriculated to Istanbul Aydin University Programs and to identify the difficulties they can face, specify the precaution, offer solutions and do the necessary arrangements.

b) Organize education programs not to prevent academic, physical, psychological and social lives of disabled students and determine special course materials, equipments for disabled students and to prepare education, research and quartering environment suitable for disabled students.

c) To deal with the publication for the instructors and the students in higher education, to prepare informative documents for the instructors to inform about disabilities, disabled student, the boundedness because of their disabilities and the necessary organization, to rise awareness, to service as advisor and organize in service training when it is required.

d) Develop programs and projects on this issue.

e) To prepare the schedule of the unity and carry out; prepare an annual budged and annual activity report and then present to Vice Rector.

f) To organize seminars, conferences and similar activities.

g) To create a website which allows disabled students from İstanbul Aydın University to express their needs and wishes, as well as to keep in touch with their coordinating department. The department in question is part of the higher education institutes and manages the information, documents and related issues.

h) To supervise the implementation of the decisions taken and the strategies outlined.

k) To work out ways in which to provide free of charge the disabled students that are in financial difficulties with the necessary mobility aids

l) To ensure the disabled students are graded and evaluated in a rightful manner the same way as all the students, and provided with equal opportunities during the education course. For this purpose all the necessary precautions and preparations related with time, place, materials and aid attendants will be taken in order to accommodate the students to their special needs.

m) To prepare a report that informs the Student Selection and Placement Center about the higher education programs that disabled students are able to attend, before applying for the Student Selection Examination.

n) To present a report to the Rectorate of İstanbul Aydın University at the beginning of every term with the yearly plan and the results of the previous term that regard the disabled students of the university.

PART III

Enforcement and Implementation

Enforcement

Article 5

– This directive is enforced starting with the date approved by the Senate of İstanbul Aydın University

Implementation

Article 6

– The provisions of this directive are implemented by the Rectorate of İstanbul Aydın University

EBS : İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi Eğitim Öğretim Bilgi Sistemi İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi AKTS Bilgi Paketi AKTS Bilgi Paketi ECTS Information Package Avrupa Kredi Transfer Sistemi (AKTS/ECTS), Avrupa Yükseköğretim Alanı (Bologna Süreci) hedeflerini destekleyen iş yükü ve öğrenme çıktılarına dayalı öğrenci/öğrenme merkezli öğretme ve öğrenme yaklaşımı çerçevesinde yükseköğretimde uluslarası saydamlığı arttırmak ve öğrenci hareketliliği ile öğrencilerin yurtdışında gördükleri öğrenimleri kendi ülkelerinde tanınmasını kolaylaştırmak amacıyla Avrupa Komisyonu tarafından 1989 yılında Erasmus Programı (günümüzde Yaşam Boyu Öğrenme Programı) kapsamında geliştirilmiş ve Avrupa ülkeleri tarafından yaygın olarak kabul görmüş bir kredi sistemidir. AKTS, aynı zamanda, yükseköğretim kurumlarına, öğretim programları ve ders içeriklerinin iş yüküne bağlı olarak kolay anlaşılabilir bir yapıda tasarlanması, uygulanması, gözden geçirilmesi, iyileştirilmesi ve bu sayede yükseköğretim programlarının kalitesinin geliştirilmesine ve kalite güvencesine önemli katkı sağlayan bir sistematik yaklaşım sunmaktadır. ETIS : İstanbul Aydın University Education & Training System Istanbul Aydin University ECTS Information Package ECTS Information Package European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) which was introduced by the European Council in 1989, within the framework of Erasmus, now part of the Life Long Learning Programme, is a student-centered credit system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme specified in terms of learning outcomes and competences to be acquired. The implementation of ECTS has, since its introduction, has been found wide acceptance in the higher education systems across the European Countries and become a credit system and an indispensable tool supporting major aims of the Bologna Process and, thus, of European Higher Education Area as it makes teaching and learning in higher education more transparent across Europe and facilitates the recognition of all studies. The system allows for the transfer of learning experiences between different institutions, greater student mobility and more flexible routes to gain degrees. It also offers a systematic approach to curriculum design as well as quality assessment and improvement and, thus, quality assurance.