Melancholia and Distance Education

Melancholia and Distance Education

Simber Atay (College of Fine Arts, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/ijicthd.2014070103
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Melancholia and Distance Education is composed by these titles: “Memorial” is built for the victims of Resist Gezi. Lars von Trier's Melancholia (2011) is a symbol for our contemporary psychology. Distance Education, as an institution has a great global capacity and represents individualist challenge in a complex way. Emerging politics and cultural trends are efficient to design Distance Education and to form a critical eye for Distance Education as a communication category. Always and currently, Melancholia is one of the principal intellectual trends and some characteristics of Melancholia and Distance Education are equivalent.
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Gezi Park events took place in İstanbul from the 28th of May to the 12th of June 2013 .The reason was that the trees were desired to be cut down, the park to be demolished and a shopping center to be built instead. A group of citizens generally in their 20s (ı 23 08 2013, Haber:İsmail Saymaz).

At the beginning of his agony (38 days in coma),when he gone to the state hospital, the doctor who examined Korkmaz, gave him only some analgesics by medical negligence (retrieved 02 09 2013 27 08 2013 Haber: Kemal Göktaş).

Berkin Elvan (14) was shot in the head by the police with gas capsules in 15 June 2013, İstanbul, wounded seriously and he is still in coma (retrieved 31 08 2013 from Diren Berkin!>Yazarlar Mustafa Mutlu 29 Haziran 2013).

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