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Course Unit Title : Educational Policies in Europe and Turkey
Course Unit Code : 02SOS9609
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : To make students get the knowledge of the literature in EU and its educational policies related to the field
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Education, European Educational Policies, Globalization, Education-Community Relations, the Social Change in Education
Languages of Instruction : -English
Course Goals : To make students get the skilll of doing research related to the field
To make students get the knowledge of the literature in EU and its educational policies related to the field
Course Aims : To make students get knowledge and information about EU and its Educational Policies
WorkPlacement   Education, European Educational Policies, Globalization, Education-Community Relations, the Social Change in Education
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). White Paper on Growth,
Competitiveness, Employment: The Challenges and Ways Forward into the 21st
Century. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European
Communities.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). Green Paper on the European
Dimension of Education, 457 Final. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of
the European Communities.
.
COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1995). White Paper on Education and
Training: Teaching and Learning: Towards the Learning Society, 590 final.
Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1999). On The Implementation, Results
and Overall Assessment of The European Year of Lifelong Learning, 447 Final.
Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2000). A Staff Working Paper: A
Memorandum on Lifelong Learning. Brussels.

COM (Report from the Commission of the European Communities), (2001a). The Concrete
Future Objectives of Education Systems. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture/
Directorate- General for Employment and Social Affairs), (2001b). Making a
European Area of Lifelong Learning A Reality. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council), (2001c).
Realizing the European Union?s Potential: Consolidating and Extending the Lisbon
Strategy. Stockholm.

COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2002a).
European Report on Quality Indicators of Lifelong Learning, Fifteen Quality
Indicators.Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission), (2002b). European Benchmarks in Education
and Training: Follow-Up to the Lisbon European Council. Brussels.

COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2003).
Implementing Lifelong Learning Strategies in Europe: Progress Report on the Follow-
Up to the Council Resolution of 2002 EU and EFTA/EEA Countries. Brussels.

Additional Resources : COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2004a). Delivering Lisbon Reforms for
the Enlarged Union, A Report From the Commission to the Spring Council. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities and the Council), (2004b). ?Education &
Training 2010? The Success of the Lisbon Strategy Hinges on Urgent Reforms, Joint
Interim Report of the Council and the Commission. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council), (2005a).
Working Together for Growth and Jobs: A New Start for the Lisbon Strategy,
Summaries of Legislation-24 Final. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2005b). Proposal for a Recommendation
of the European Parliament and of the Council on Key Competences for Lifelong
Learning. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2005c), The Lisbon Special European
Council (March 2000): Towards a Europe of Innovation and Knowledge, summaries of
Legislation. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities Staff Working Document), (2005d).
Towards a European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning., Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council), (2005e).
Working Together for Growth and Jobs, A new Start for the Lisbon Strategy. Brussels.

COM (Communication From the Commission), (2006a). Adult Learning: It is never too late
to Learn. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2006b). Implementing the Community
Lisbon Programme, Proposal for a Recommendation of the European Parliament, and
of the Council, on the Establishing of the European Qualifications Framework for
Lifelong Learning. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2006c). Progress Towards the Lisbon
Objectives in Education and Training Report Based on Indicators and Benchmarks.
Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the
European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions),
(2007a). Action Plan on Adult Learning, ?It is Always a Good Time to Learn. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission to The Spring European Council), (2007b).
Strategic Report on the Renewed Lisbon Strategy for Growth and Jobs: Launching the
New Cycle (2008-2010), Keeping up the Pace of Change. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2008). Progress Towards The Lisbon
Objectives in Education and Training: Indicators and Benchmarks 2008. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2009). Progress Towards The Lisbon
Objectives in Education and Training: Indicators and Benchmarks 2009. Brussels.

CEU (Council of the European Union). (1996). ?Strategy of Lifelong Learning-Council
Conclusions?. Council-Education, 319-11439, Brussels.

CEU (Council of the European Union). (2004). Education and Training 2010? the Success of
the Lisbon Strategy Hinges on Urgent Reforms. Brussels.

CEU (Council of the European Union). (2010). Joint Progress Report of the Council and the
Commission on the Implementation of the ?Education &Training 2010? Work
Programme. Brussels.


European Economic and Social Committee (2006). Opinion of the European Economic and
Social Committee on the Proposal for a Recommendation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning. Brussels.

EPEC (European Parliament and European Council). (2000a). Presidency Conclusions-Lisbon
European Council, 23-24th March. Brussels.

EPEC (European Parliament and European Council). (2000b). Presidency Conclusions- Santa
Maria Da Feira European Council, 19-20th June. Brussels.

EPEC (European Parliament and European Council. (2001). Presidency Conclusions-
Stockholm European Council, 23-24th March. Brussels.

EPEC (European Parliament and European Council). (2002). Presidency Conclusions-
Barcelona European Council , 15-16th March. Brussels.

EU (European Union). (2005). How the Europian Union Works, European Commission ?
Directorate, General for Press and Communication Publications, Brussels.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (1996). Decision / EC of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the Establishing 1996 as the ?European Year of
Lifelong Learning?, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.


OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2002). Council Resolution on Lifelong Learning. 2002/C 163/01. Web: http://eurlex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriSev.do?uri=OJ:C:2002:16

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2005a). Council Conclusions on New
Indicators in Education and Training. http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.


OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2005b). Establishing 1996 as the European
Year of Lifelong Learning. Web: http://eur- lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31995D2493:EN:HTML


OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2006a). Recommendation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning.
Web: http://eur- lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2006b). Establishing an Action Programme in
the Field of Lifelong Learning-Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013. Web:
http://ec.europa.eu/education/programmes/newprog/index_en.html

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008a). Council Conclusions on Adult
Learning. http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008b). Resolution of the Council and of the
Representatives of the Governments of the Member States Meeting within the Council
on Better Integrating Lifelong Guidance into Lifelong Learning Strategies, http://eur-
lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

Material Sharing
Documents : COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). White Paper on Growth,
Competitiveness, Employment: The Challenges and Ways Forward into the 21st
Century. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European
Communities.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). Green Paper on the European
Dimension of Education, 457 Final. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of
the European Communities.
.
COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1995). White Paper on Education and
Training: Teaching and Learning: Towards the Learning Society, 590 final.
Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1999). On The Implementation, Results
and Overall Assessment of The European Year of Lifelong Learning, 447 Final.
Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2000). A Staff Working Paper: A
Memorandum on Lifelong Learning. Brussels.

COM (Report from the Commission of the European Communities), (2001a). The Concrete
Future Objectives of Education Systems. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture/
Directorate- General for Employment and Social Affairs), (2001b). Making a
European Area of Lifelong Learning A Reality. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council), (2001c).
Realizing the European Union?s Potential: Consolidating and Extending the Lisbon
Strategy. Stockholm.

COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2002a).
European Report on Quality Indicators of Lifelong Learning, Fifteen Quality
Indicators.Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission), (2002b). European Benchmarks in Education
and Training: Follow-Up to the Lisbon European Council. Brussels.

COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2003).
Implementing Lifelong Learning Strategies in Europe: Progress Report on the Follow-
Up to the Council Resolution of 2002 EU and EFTA/EEA Countries. Brussels.

Assignments : COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). White Paper on Growth,
Competitiveness, Employment: The Challenges and Ways Forward into the 21st
Century. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European
Communities.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). Green Paper on the European
Dimension of Education, 457 Final. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of
the European Communities.
.
COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1995). White Paper on Education and
Training: Teaching and Learning: Towards the Learning Society, 590 final.
Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1999). On The Implementation, Results
and Overall Assessment of The European Year of Lifelong Learning, 447 Final.
Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2000). A Staff Working Paper: A
Memorandum on Lifelong Learning. Brussels.

COM (Report from the Commission of the European Communities), (2001a). The Concrete
Future Objectives of Education Systems. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture/
Directorate- General for Employment and Social Affairs), (2001b). Making a
European Area of Lifelong Learning A Reality. Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council), (2001c).
Realizing the European Union?s Potential: Consolidating and Extending the Lisbon
Strategy. Stockholm.

COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2002a).
European Report on Quality Indicators of Lifelong Learning, Fifteen Quality
Indicators.Brussels.

COM (Communication from the Commission), (2002b). European Benchmarks in Education
and Training: Follow-Up to the Lisbon European Council. Brussels.

COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2003).
Implementing Lifelong Learning Strategies in Europe: Progress Report on the Follow-
Up to the Council Resolution of 2002 EU and EFTA/EEA Countries. Brussels.

Exams : Final Paper
Additional Material : Midterm Presentation
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
1 25 25  
Presentation :
1 0 0  
Project :
1 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 30 30  
Finals :
1 30 30  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
169  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 40
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). White Paper on Growth,
Competitiveness, Employment: The Challenges and Ways Forward into the 21st
Century. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European
Communities.
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
2 COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1993). Green Paper on the European
Dimension of Education, 457 Final. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of
the European Communities.
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
3 COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1995). White Paper on Education and
Training: Teaching and Learning: Towards the Learning Society, 590 final.
Brussels.
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
4 COM (Commission of the European Communities), (1999). On The Implementation, Results
and Overall Assessment of The European Year of Lifelong Learning, 447 Final.
Brussels.

  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
5 COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2000). A Staff Working Paper: A
Memorandum on Lifelong Learning. Brussels.
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
6 COM (Report from the Commission of the European Communities), (2001a). The Concrete
Future Objectives of Education Systems. Brussels
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
7 COM (Communication from the Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture/
Directorate- General for Employment and Social Affairs), (2001b). Making a
European Area of Lifelong Learning A Reality. Brussels
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
8 COM (Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council), (2001c).
Realizing the European Union?s Potential: Consolidating and Extending the Lisbon
Strategy. Stockholm.

  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
9 COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2002a).
European Report on Quality Indicators of Lifelong Learning, Fifteen Quality
Indicators.Brussels.
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
10 COM (Communication from the Commission), (2002b). European Benchmarks in Education
and Training: Follow-Up to the Lisbon European Council. Brussels.

  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
11 COM (European Commission-Directorate-General for Education and Culture), (2003).
Implementing Lifelong Learning Strategies in Europe: Progress Report on the Follow-
Up to the Council Resolution of 2002 EU and EFTA/EEA Countries. Brussels.
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
12 COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2004a). Delivering Lisbon Reforms for
the Enlarged Union, A Report From the Commission to the Spring Council. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities and the Council), (2004b). ?Education &
Training 2010? The Success of the Lisbon Strategy Hinges on Urgent Reforms, Joint
Interim Report of the Council and the Commission. Brussels.

  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
13 COM (Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council), (2005a).
Working Together for Growth and Jobs: A New Start for the Lisbon Strategy,
Summaries of Legislation-24 Final. Brussels.

COM (Commission of the European Communities), (2005b). Proposal for a Recommendation
of the European Parliament and of the Council on Key Competences for Lifelong
Learning. Brussels.
  Study Materials: OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008c). Recommendation of the European
Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications
Framework for Lifelong Learning, (EQF), http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2008d). Regulation of the European Parliament
and of the Council on Concerning the Production and Development of Statistics on
Education and Lifelong Learning, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.

OJ (Official Journal of the European Union). (2009). Council Conclusions on a Strategic
Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020),
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOIndex.do.
14 General Evaluation
  Study Materials: General Evaluation