2013 Fall GE 443


On 28 December, GE440 and GE443 teams presented their projects to the panels of experts. Organized into twenty teams in total, both courses’ students worked on their team projects intensively throughout the semester. In GE440, students discovered different dimensions of globalization in a transdisciplinary manner. Finally, on the panel day, teams of GE440 were in a fruitful academic competition in order to impress the panel of experts involving Bahar Çelikkol Erbaş (TOBB-ETÜ), Ceren Ergenç (METU), Can Mutlu (Bilkent University), Gökçer Özgür (Hacettepe University), Emine Tokgöz (Turkish Competition Authority). The first prize went to project entitled ‘Zeus is Fired!: Global Financial Crisis\’ European Quest’. Students of GE443 analysed multiple social challenges in Turkey by integrating different disciplinary perspectives and prepared their projects for the panel consisting of Kamer Karakurum Özdemir (World Bank), Aslıhan Moğulkoç (İşKur), Ömer Fazlıoğlu (European Union Delegation in Turkey), Refet Gürkaynak (Bilkent University), Muharrem Sarıkaya (Habertürk and TOBB ETÜ). The project entitled ‘Is It Just A Garbage Or A Way To Charge Your Smartphone?’ was awarded the first prize. In Spring 2013-2014, GE440 and GE441 will be offered to the senior students of Economics, International Relations, Political Science and Public Administration. For more information visit: Facebook-GE   Courses page

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