Structural Dimensions and Functions of Student Centers in the Open Education Faculty Practices: Three Metropolis Sampling - Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir


The Open Education Faculty Students Centers have been offering many services to students in Turkey since 1982. Building up bridges between students and faculties; student’s centers have had technological improvements since 1998 and thereafter quality of services have been increased and services given to students at the student’s center have been variated by implementing a low-cost computer network. Operations of the student’s centers in The Open Education system, modifications taking place in the automation systems of the centers and qualifications of services given to students have been examined comprehensively in this article.

KEYWORDS: Students Services, Students Centers Automation System, Students Support System, Face to Face System