Editor in Chief
Beginning with this issue, “International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies” continues its publication life with a new format. Doi number has been obtained with this issue. Besides, our journal has been indexed in Google Academic and we have applied for the other indices.
In this issue, the names of the authors who contributed to our journal along with the titles of their articles are as follows: Ahmet DOĞANAY and Mediha SARI “Effect of Undergraduate Education on the Educational Philosophies of Prospective Teachers: A Longitudinal Study”, Cansu YILDIZ and Mine Canan DURMUŞOĞLU “The Family Involvement in Different Early Childhood Curricula and Approaches in the World”, Alev ELMALI ÖZSARAY and Altay EREN “Achievement Emotions, Epistemic Curiosity, and Graded Performance of Undergraduate Students in English Preparatory Classes”, Tarık BAŞAR and Esed YAĞCI “Teacher Views on the Curriculum of Elementary School Third Grade Science Course”, Nurtaç ÜSTÜNDAĞ, Didem AYDOĞAN and Ruken AKAR VURAL “Developing Protective Factor Scale for Classroom Teachers: A Validity and Reliability Study”, Harun SERPİL and Sümer AKTAN “Didaktik in Continental European Pedagogy: An Analysis of Its Origins and Problems”, Serdar ÇİFTÇİ, Meltem ÇENGEL and Barış ÖZKAYA “Information Technology Teachers’ Perceived Roles and Status”.
We would like to express our gratitude to all authors who shared their studies in our journal and would like to thank to the referees who scrutinized all articles. We are also grateful for our honorable Editor Prof. Dr. Özcan DEMIREL and Deputy Editors Prof. Dr. Melek DEMIREL and Prof. Dr. Ahmet OK, English Proofreader Assoc. Prof. Dr. A. Cendel KARAMAN and Turkish Proofreader Assoc. Prof. Dr. Neşe TERTEMIZ for their valuable contribution for the publication of our journal’s issues 1-7. We would also like to thank our members of the Editorial Board.
The 6th International Congress on Curriculum and Instruction will be held in 11-12-13 October 2018 with the partnership of Kars Kafkas University, Faculty of Education and we look forward to seeing you at the congress. I call on all educators who work in the field of curriculum and instruction both in Turkey and all around the world to submit scientifically high-quality and original studies to our journal and wish happiness and success.
With my best regards