|NO||GOALS (G)||TARGETS||STRATEGIES||PHASING (ST/MT/LT)|
|G1||Enhancing the Quality of Architectural/Design Education in all Departments of the Faculty.|
Supporting the Departments to provide more international and multi-dimensional education.
|Getting in contact with well-established national/ international academic institutions to set up future collaborations for joint undergraduate/graduate programs.||MT|
Establishing the framework and infrastructure to set up new programs.
Completing the already-started process of setting up new programs.
Following the new trends in architectural / design education.
Defining the needs of the society/country for further programs.
Revising the student-instructor ratio by increasing academic staff number in order to improve contemporary student–centred design education.
Following all national/international documents to be in similar levels of student-instructor ratio.
Collaborating with the Rector`s office to achieve the convenient student –instructor ratio in all classes and studios
Balancing teaching staff's academic load for achieving opportunities for further research and practice.
|Guiding and following-up Department`s administrations for load distribution every semester.||ST/MT/LT|
Supporting the Departments to increase the number of online courses and course blogs.
Searching for online course opportunities from other academic institutions.
Contacting with the Online Education Institute to guide the Departments.
Developing both practice/profession based and research oriented mindset.
Improving / providing opportunities of recruiting part-time academic staff who is active and successful in the professional field.
Encouraging the existing research centers in our Faculty and open new centers.
Providing necessary conditions for academic staff to take part in design competitions.
Creating new teaching conditions by promoting new ways of teaching and learning.
Supporting the Departments with their online course proposals.
Following up-dated education in design and recent developments in higher education and organizing in-service training activities / continuous education (life long learning) for the staff.
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Sustaining achieved accreditations/ validations
Encouraging the departments to share all the reports regarding to accreditation processes to the academic staff to be informed
Encouraging academic staff to be competent on the requirements of their responsible courses
Monitoring departments accreditation/validation implementations and guiding them for the necessities
|G2||Gaining international accreditation / validation and meeting the standards and regulations |
Achieving international standards, in-line with the directives/rules/ regulations of Bologna Process of EU, EAAE, MIDEKON, IFI, CIDA.
Increasing communication and collaboration possibilities with the international organizations.
Following-up the rules and regulations of the institutions of which the Faculty is a member.
Following-up the developments within YOK and/through MIDEKON.
Supporting all Departments at all levels to gain international accreditation/ validation
|Monitoring the programs / curriculums periodically to meet the new and future demands and to fulfill the requirements of accreditations/validations.||ST/MT/LT|
|G3||Developing projects to support educational, social and research activities of the Faculty.|
Encouraging academic staff, research assistants and students to be involved in projects (design and research).
Contacting with the central and local authorities and/or NGOs to find out their needs for research and design.
Setting up a framework for academic staff to attract researchers (graduate students) to be part of their newly established and/or ongoing research projects on varying research topics.
Improving research opportunities for academic staff.
Defining the requirements of the society for research and design projects.
Setting up research teams
Increasing contact and communication with other academic institutions (national / international) to set up joint research projects.
Encouraging research centers to establish contemporary research projects based on the needs of the society.
Improving professional practice opportunities for academic staff and students.
Promoting and activating the Circulating Capital Unit of the Faculty.
Communicating with Chamber of Architects about the possibilities of our academic staff being involved in professional design for the community.
Encouraging for Faculty Publications
Setting up the necessary conditions for the printing and publishing process for the faculty publications
Initiating faculty publications
Achieving national and international recognitions for Faculty publications
Publishing Faculty Journal
Setting up a concept for the continuous flow of the journal.
Establishing the online infrastructure for the e-journal.
Introducing the journal into the national and international indexes.
|G4||Improving the physical conditions and infrastructure of the Faculty.|
Continuing the physical improvement works in the Faculty.
Providing maintenance for the existing Faculty buildings
Developing projects for the need of the Faculty
Finding out mechanisms to get the involvement / participation of the staff and students for the improvements of the physical conditions.
Making a research to find out the satisfaction level of the staff from the physical conditions of the Faculty.
Making a research to find out the satisfaction level of the students from the physical conditions of the Faculty.
|G5||Developing and implementing strategies to promote the Faculty.|
Designing and producing promotion objects by using the Faculty events, student projects, etc.
Having some regularly produced promotion objects.
Having some workshops organized for the purpose of promotion object production within certain Faculty events such as Design Week and other relevant activities.
Establishing a Faculty Newsletter.
Assigning a committee of volunteering people for the Faculty Newsletter.
Designing the Faculty Newsletter.
Continuing the efforts to improve the Faculty social media.
|Making the new web-site open for the staff as much as possible.||MT|
Using the social media (facebook, tweeter, etc.) more effectively.
Encourage our staff, students and graduates to promote our Faculty through social media.
Make regular announcements about our Faculty in social media.
Encourage students to open personal blogs about their educational activities
Using the printed and visual media more efficiently and effectively.
Producing articles for the local newspapers in a systematic and regular way.
Having TV programs in the local TV channels in a systematic and regular way.
|G6||Continuing the efforts for the motivation of students and staff to sustain appreciation and encouragement in the Faculty.|
Sustaining transparent management.
Sustaining the presence of the students' representative in the Faculty Council and Faculty Administrative Council meetings.
Sustaining the dissemination of Faculty Council and Faculty Administrative Council meeting decisions with the staff through email and e-kurul – the official web page of the University.
Sustaining the distributions of assignment of duties after announcing if there are any volunteering persons for that duty within the staff.
Sustaining the dissemination of the non-confidential decisions given in the University Council with Faculty Administrative Council and Faculty Board
Enhancing the overall favorable conditions for working, learning and research.
Keeping the physical environment acceptable for working.
Having seminars about academic ethics and professional issues.
Having academic rituals applied within the Faculty. (Keeping consistency in academic progress in activities such as juries, special events, etc.)
Encouraging student centered education.
Organizing technical, professional and social trips, excursions, and activities
Continuing to integrate social and educational activities (e.g. Design Week) as a part of the curricula.
Supporting Departments to have honor and high-honor ceremonies as a social activity.
Continuing activities like Design Week, Sand Sculpture Festival, etc. as a tradition.
Encourage the Departments to place the world-wise accepted days (World Heritage Day, World Architecture/Interior Architecture Day, etc.) on their agendas in terms of increasing awareness.
Improving academic environment as an incentive for academic development.
Organizing seminars, conferences, panels, exhibitions etc. within the Faculty.
Inviting scholars from international institutions to give seminars, attend juries etc.
Encouraging students to take part in student competitions.
Encouraging faculty staff to take part in the publication process of the faculty publications and faculty journal, …
Encouraging faculty staff to publish their own studies in faculty publications
Organizing regular meetings with staff and students to get their views about the Faculty.
Encouraging staff to get the views of students while designing changes in their courses.
Encouraging faculty staff to be presented widely in faculty organizations.
Continuing sending appreciation letters / certificates for all completed duties.
Organizing certain events at the beginning and end of academic semesters.
|Organizing social events with staff and/or students|| ST|
|G7||Increasing cooperation with the other academic bodies at national and international levels.|
Further-developing international academic agreements and improving communication with other schools of design and architecture
Activating the existing agreements by organizing some collaborative events.
Having joint programs with other universities. (Target 7.2)
Encouraging students to exchange with the universities, which have an agreement with EMU.
Sustaining the participation of academic staff from other schools in our juries.
Providing exchange programs for graduate and undergraduate students as well as faculty members
Setting up the framework for departments to form joint programs with other Departments' programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
|Encouraging Departments to open all new post-graduate programs as joint programs with other universities.||ST/MT|
Setting up the framework for departments to run some parallel courses with others.
Encouraging Departments to run some studios in a parallel manner with different departments of the Faculty and/or with different universities.
Encouraging Departments to have final exhibitions of some courses together.
Encouraging Departments to increase the number of common elective courses.
Organizing joint academic events, seminars, workshops and exhibitions, etc. with other academic bodies.
Inviting the academic bodies that we already have agreements, to organize joint academic events.
Inviting other schools in both North and South Cyprus to organize some joint academic events.
Encouraging academic staff to organize joint academic events with other academic bodies.
Encouraging and supporting academic staff to be involved in the advisory / scientific committees of international events and or attend juries in other Faculties.
Provide visibility of the success of our staff by all means.
Encouraging the academic staff to make joint research with the academic staff of other schools.
|G8||Increasing cooperation with other Faculties within the University.|
Developing cooperation with other disciplines for joint programs and/or for joint academic events.
Encouraging / supporting Departments to invite academics from other Faculties / disciplines to our courses as lecturers / guest lecturers / co-lecturers where appropriate.
Making cooperation / getting know-how about accreditation experiences of other Faculties.
Having some joint post-graduate programs with the Departments/reseach centers in other Faculties.
|G9||Increasing cooperation with other institutions at national and international levels.|
Sustaining and improving collaboration with the Chamber of Architects / Interior Architects and/or with other national and international professional bodies / institutions / organizations through well-established projects.
Organizing joint events / research activities / projects with the Chambers of Architects / Interior Architects, and other national or international professional bodies.
Following up the concerns of professional issues through the Chambers of Architects / Interior Architects and other national and international professional bodies
Encouraging Departments to enrich their course contents in order to increase their relationship with the industry and/or the sector.
Having a more active relationship with the professional bodies such as industry related organisations, TEKNOPARK,…
Providing a relationship between circulating capital projects and education.
Setting up a more active collaboration with the private sector / industry in related fields.
Encouraging departments to sustain regular site visits in construction industry for students
Inviting scholars for seminars, juries, etc. from various international institutions with high reputation, to set up institutional collaborations in the future.
Encouraging the centers connected to the Faculty to invite scholars from international institutions for seminars, conferences.
Encouraging the Departments to invite scholars from various international institutions for the design juries.
Sustaining the regular well- reputated key note speakers in academic activities
|G10||Increasing service to society.|
Supporting the community, city and country and strengthening relationships between local community and university.
Having some academic events in different cities.
Organizing joint events / research projects / projects with the municipality / governmental bodies / NGOs.
Sustaining faculty's consultancies in terms of supporting the know how exchange from academy to society
Encouraging Departments to arrange short-term courses and certificate programs for public, university staff and students.
Working together with EMU Continuous Education Center (DAÜSEM) where appropriate in organizing seminars, courses, certificate programs.
Organizing courses, seminars under the umbrella of circulating capital unit of the Faculty.
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Promoting research-theory/practice integration in education through community oriented projects.
Encouraging academic staff to relate research and design courses to each other to address the community.
Informing public about the potential of our Faculty for developing solutions to certain community-related environmental problems.
|G 11 ||Increasing cooperation with the industry|
Strengthening the bond between faculty and the construction industry
Contacting with the representatives of the construction industry
Encouraging Research Centers of the Faculty to develop joint projects, seminars, exhibitions,… with the construction industry
|G12||Increasing efforts to improve sensitivity to environmental responsibility.|
Setting up a framework and implementing projects for developing professional ethics.
|Encouraging Departments to put emphasis on professional ethics within the contents of the appropriate courses of the existing programs.||MT|
Improving sensitivity of students, research assistants and academic staff about cultural heritage, sustainability / ecology, social responsibility through well-established projects.
|Proposing yearly themes to be followed and emphasized within the educational activities.||MT|
|G13||Increasing sensitivity to academic / professional ethics.|
Developing and implementing projects / mechanisms to increase awareness towards plagiarism.
|Setting up a continuous campaign for anti-plagiarism within the Faculty.||ST|
Creating an equitable environment.
Strengthening and emphasizing policies towards equity.
Being accessible and transparent at all levels (administrative, research, academic, etc.).
|G14||Increasing diversity within the student profile.|
Developing projects to attract more national/international students.
Promoting the Faculty with all its potentials / possibilities via different national/ international media in cooperation with International Office
Promoting the Faculty with all its potentials / possibilities through projects for various governmental and /or NGO's.
|G15||Increasing diversity within the academic staff|
Increasing diversity within academic staff in terms of gender / nationality / experience / age / profession
|Depending on the needs, announcing relevant academic vacancies.||ST/MT|
Reaching balance in terms of research areas among academic staff.
Defining the contemporary needs of architecture and design education within the Faculty.
Depending on the needs, announcing relevant academic vacancies.
Seizing for competency in profession for required academic profession
|G16||Increasing diversity in teaching methods|
Increasing the diversity of relevant professions within the academic staff (recruiting academic staff with varied relevant professional backgrounds)
Defining the contemporary needs of architecture and design education within the Faculty.
Sustaining the communication and collaboration with other Faculties.
Setting up a framework for Departments to achieve variety in teaching programs.
Supporting the Departments to increase the number of online courses, course blogs and other relevant formats of lecturing.
Enriching relevant resources and infrastructure facilities within the Faculty.
Supporting team work among students.
|G17||Creating new joint undergraduate/ graduate programs and double major/ minor opportunities|
Developing joint programs with other universities and other Faculties within the University at undergraduate and graduate levels.
|Getting in contact with or improving the existing collaborations with well-established national/international academic institutions to set up future collaborations for joint undergraduate/graduate programs.||ST/MT|
Establishing double major programs and minor programs within the Faculty and with other University programs.
Initiating Double Major / minor Programs
Setting up the rules or regulations for establishing double-major / minor programs considering the rules and regulations of the University and Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK).
Encouraging students to be enrolled to double-major / minor programs.