Understanding the New-Generation Universities: Learning, Teaching, and Managing

  • Şefika Şule Erçetin
  • Şuay Nilhan Açıkalın
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


In the twenty-first century, technological developments completely transformed our societies and lifestyles. As expected it affects young generation and higher education that have key role as both determinants for youth and also been affected by needs of new generation. When scholars discuss how the new generation has been changed in the last 50 years, they all agreed there is no traditional youth profile; because of this, it is impossible to talk about classic university models anymore. The notion of new-generation universities will be the solution for such a chaotic situation in higher education.


Higher education Chaos New-generation university Learning Teaching 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Şefika Şule Erçetin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Şuay Nilhan Açıkalın
    • 2
  1. 1.Hacettepe UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Lancaster UniversityLancasterUK

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