Online Project Writing Training in Turkey

Virtual Learning Competencies and Participant Opinions



Project Project process Project types Project preparation Work integrated learning Participant opinions


This study is an outcome of the Project Preparation Course project II for graduate students in the field of Educational Sciences conducted within the framework of the TUBITAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) 2237-A program to support scientific educational activities. In this course, training is integrated to student-centred and work-integrated learning was conducted. The study group consists of a total of 24 students, studying at 17 different universities. The research is structured in the form of a one-group pre-test post-test experimental design. Data collection tools are the project-based virtual learning competencies scale and the structured interview form. At the end of the project, it was found that participants expressed positive opinions about all the processes involved in the project. At the end of the project, work integrated learning based online course was found to positively impact the participants' project based virtual learning competencies. 


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Author Biographies

Belgin Bal İncebacak, Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi

BELGIN BAL INCEBACAK, PhD, is Associate professor doctor in the Faculty of Education, University Ondokuz Mayis.  Her major research interests lie in the area of academic mathematic, academic project, higher education research and entrepreneurship. 


Süleyman Yaman

SULEYMAN YAMAN, PhD, is professor doctor in Ondokuz Mayıs University, specializing in science education. His research interests primarily revolve around the field of science education, focusing on topics such as curriculum development, teacher training, and student learning outcomes. With extensive experience and expertise in the field, Prof. Dr. Yaman is dedicated to enhancing science education practices and promoting effective teaching strategies.



ASLI SARISAN TUNGAC, PhD, is research assistant doctor in the Faculty of Education, University Ondokuz Mayis.  Her major research interests lie in the area of academic science, academic project, higher education research and enterprenurship. 



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Bal İncebacak, B., Yaman, S., & SARIŞAN TUNGAÇ , A. (2023). Online Project Writing Training in Turkey: Virtual Learning Competencies and Participant Opinions. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 12(2), 189–210. Retrieved from