Dear Academicians and Researchers,
The Journal of Higher Education and Science have started the fifth year of its publication life with this April 2015
This issue includes studies on the Bologna Process and teaching of law, trends of financing higher education
in the World and recommendations for Turkey, the ınterplay among academic self-concept, self-efficacy, selfregulation
and academic achievement of higher education L2 learners, women academicians' self-perceptions,
the attitudes of the faculty members to the performance evaluation system, academic staff's views about
ınternational scholarships and support programs, problems of midwifery in Turkey, academic dishonesty
behaviors according to pre-service teachers, and the views of the social studies teachers about in 4+4+4
I wish to thank to all who contributed a lot of effort in accomplishing the current journal standards, to authors,
and to our referees who evaluated the papers.
With my best wishes,
Professor Şükrü Oğuz ÖZDAMAR, M.D.