TEXTILE EDUCATION IN TURKEY: DEMOGRAPHIC PROPERTIES OF TEXTILE ENGINEERING STUDENTS AND THEIR FUTURE VISIONS


ATILGAN T. , KANAT S.

TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON, cilt.22, ss.18-25, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.18-25

Özet

Textile sector provides for the dressing need which is one of the basic physiological requirements of humanity. That's why; it is one of the oldest industries of the world and also the keystone of the industrialization. Initially the textile sector was sustained by traditional methods and mentor system and later it has been transformed into a complex sector which requires technology, knowledge and education. Currently the textile sector is much more than a mere provider of dressing need as it has connections with almost all of the other sectors. Due to this rapid and functional property of the sector, textile education has made a great progress which is still continuing. In the present study, the development in Turkish textile education is analyzed shortly at first. After that, the results of a field study which aims to evaluate the demographic properties and the future visions of Turkish textile engineering students are represented.