GUIDANCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING

Undergraduate Course Content

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name MB001 Introduction to Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts, principles and characteristics of education; social, political, philosophical, and historical foundations of education in general and the Turkish educational system in particular. Method in educational sciences; school and classroom as an educational and learning environment; current developments in teaching profession and teacher training; trends in education in the twenty-first century.
Course Code and Name GK001 Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution 1
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Internal and external reasons for the collapse of the Ottoman Empire; XIX. Innovation movements in the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century; The idea movements in the last period of the Ottoman Empire; XX. At the beginning of the century the political and military situation of the Ottoman Empire; World War I and the Armenian question; Invasion and reactions of Anatolia; Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s departure to Samsun and its activities; congress period and organization; the opening of the last Ottoman Parliament and the acceptance of the National Pact; Preparation for the National Struggle and the material and moral foundations of this preparation; The opening and activities of the TGNA; Treaty of sevr; The struggles on the southern and eastern fronts; the establishment of a regular army, the Greek offensive and the wars on the Western front, the signing of the Mudanya Convention, the convening of the Lausanne Conference and the signing of the Peace Treaty.
Course Code and Name GK003 Foreign Language 1
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Present tense; present tense; verbal, reading, writing and listening skills in these times; verbal skills (introducing oneself, describing a place, giving directions, patterns of questions and answers for personal information); reading skills (reading list / labels in restaurants, buses, trains, transportation vehicles, shopping centers, asking questions, etc.); writing skills (writing short messages, writing poster content, filling in forms); listening skills (directions, directions, etc.).
Course Code and Name GK007 Information Technologies
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Information technologies and information-processing thinking; problem solving concepts and approaches; algo-rhythm and flowcharts; computer systems; basic concepts of software and hardware; basics of operating systems, current operating systems; file management; utilities (third party software); word processing programs; calculation / table / graphical programs; presentation programs; desktop publishing; database management systems; Web designing; use of internet in education; communication and collaboration technologies; secure internet use; information ethics and copyrights; effects of computers and internet on children / young people.
Course Code and Name PD101 Introduction to Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition of psychology, history of psychology, fields of psychology (social psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, etc.); theories of psychology (behavioral theories, cognitive theories, existential theories, etc.); biological foundations of psychology, intelligence and theories, sensation and perception, memory; personality and theories, abnormal behaviors, motivation, excitement, defense mechanisms.
Course Code and Name PD103 Cultural Anthropology
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic subjects of anthropology and the concept of culture; history of cultural anthropology and cultural change, culture and values, concepts that culture is related to (language, ecology, modes of production and economy), gender, marriage, family, kinship and ancestry systems; symbolic meaning of social organizations and ceremonies; The course focuses on the various areas of religion anthropology, communication, economics, education, film and photography, history, journalism, law, linguistics, literature, medicine, political science and sociology.

2. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name MB004 Educational Philosophy
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic issues and problem areas of philosophy; philosophy of being, knowledge, morality / values and education; basic philosophical movements (idealism, realism, naturalism, empiricism, rationalism, pragmatism, existentialism, analytical philosophy) and education; philosophy of education and currents of education: Permanence, essentialism, progressiveness, existential education, critical / radical education; The educational views of some philosophers (Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, J. Dewey, Ibn Sina, Farabi, J. J. Rousseau et al.) In the Islamic world and in the West; human nature, individual differences and education; education in terms of some political and economic ideologies; and currents of thought which are effective in training mode-dernleş process in Turkey; Philosophical foundations of Turkish education system.
Course Code and Name MB005 Instructional Technology
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Information technologies in education; teaching process and classification of instructional technologies; theoretical approaches to instructional technologies; new approaches in learning approaches; current literacy; instructional technologies as tools and materials; design of instructional materials; designing thematic teaching materials; creation of field-specific object warehouse, evaluation of instructional material criteria.
Course Code and Name GK002 Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution 2
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Political reforms (abolition of the Sultanate, proclamation of the Republic, abolition of the Caliphate, etc.); revolutions in the social field (hat revolution, closure of dervish lodges and lodges, calendar, time and surname law); reforms in the field of education and culture (Tevhid-i Tedrisat Law, Letters Revolution, Turkish History and Language Revolution); revolutions in the field of law; Attempts and reactions to transition to multi-party life in the period of Atatürk (the establishment and closure of Progressive Republican Firka, Sheikh Sait rebellion and the assassination attempt to Atatürk); Transition to the multi-party political life of Atatürk period (establishment of the Free Republican Party, closure and Menemen Incident); Republican period, Turkey’s economic resources and policy (İzmir Economic Congress); Turkish foreign policy during the period of Atatürk (Population Exchange, membership of the League of Nations, Balkan Entente and Sadabat Pact); Atatürk era of Turkish foreign policy (Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Straits, Hatay to join the motherland, Turkey’s bilateral relations with other countries); Definition, scope and principles of Atatürk’s thought system; After Ataturk’s Turkey, the ruling Democratic Party in the 1960s and 1970s in Turkey, Turkey’s foreign policy after 1960.
Course Code and Name GK004 Foreign Language 2
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Past tense; future tense; modals (can, could, may, must etc.); speaking, reading, writing and listening skills in these times and modes; verbal skills (asking questions in restaurants and restaurants, ordering food, etc.); reading skills (internet weather reports, recipe, poster / poster texts, etc.); writing skills (writing short messages, giving written directions, writing emails / invitations, etc.); listening skills (weather report, recipe, etc.).
Course Code and Name GK006 Turkish Language 2
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Academic language and characteristics of writing; use of definitions, concepts and terms in academic writing; objective and subjective expression; structure and types of academic texts (articles, reports and scientific abstracts); writing arguments, propositions (verifying, defending or opposing an idea); formal characteristics of scientific reports and articles; the steps of writing a report; explanation, discussion, relationship between texts, citation (citation and footnote, bibliography); title writing, summarizing, keyword writing; ethical principles to be considered in scientific articles; academic text writing practices.
Course Code and Name PD102 Developmental Psychology 1
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of development, factors affecting development: hereditary factors, environmental factors, historical time factor; theories of development: Freud’s psycho-sexual development theory, Erikson’s psychosocial development theory, Piaget’s cognitive development theory, Maslow’s personality development theory, Levinson’s development theory, ecological approach (Bronfenbrenner); prenatal development, physical development in childhood, cognitive development, personality development, moral development; physical development in adolescence, adolescent developmental tasks, cognitive development in adolescence, personality development, moral development and psycho-social development.
Course Code and Name PD104 Physiological Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description The field of physiological psychology and research methods; the physiology and anatomy of the organism, behavioral mechanisms, sensory functions, motor functions and emotions, physiological foundations of motive and motive, functional disorders and their causes.
Course Code and Name PD106 Guidance and Psychological Counseling in Schools
Local Credits / Ects 2/5
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, history, field and branches of GPC; research and evaluation methods used, psychological counseling process, psychological counseling theories, school counseling models (traditional and developmental), school counseling approaches (crisis-oriented, remedial-remedial, preventive and developmental), the purpose of traditional school counseling model, principles, the role and functions of the traditional school counselor, the purpose, principles and program of the developmental school counseling model (Comprehensive Development Guidance Program), basic services / interventions and the role and functions of the developmental school counselor; The aim and principles of developmental and preventive approach in GPC, the importance of life skills education in developmental approach, positive youth development approaches and prevention levels in prevention (basic, second and third level).

3. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PD201 Developmental Psychology 2
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Transition to adulthood (emerging adulthood); basic characteristics of young adulthood, developmental tasks specific to young adulthood; basic characteristics of mid-adulthood, developmental tasks specific to mid-adulthood and problems that may be encountered, physical development in mid-adulthood, cognitive development in mid-adulthood, personality development in mid-adulthood, psycho-social development in mid-adulthood; basic characteristics of old age, developmental tasks specific to old age, physical development in old age, personality development in old age, cognitive development in old age and psycho-social development in old age.
Course Code and Name PD293 Psychology of Learning
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of learning, factors affecting learning (learner, learning material, learning strategy, learning environment), learning theories (behavioral approach, cognitive approach, humanistic approach), effective learning methods and techniques.
Course Code and Name PD205 Social Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Social psychology and research methods; social perception and social cognition, attitudes and theoretical approaches to attitude change; psychological processes affecting social behavior, social impact and compliance, group dynamics, interpersonal relationships.
Course Code and Name PD207 Basic Statistics
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts of statistics, data editing, descriptive statistics, probability calculations, probability distributions, parametric and nonparametric hypothesis tests, correlation and its types, simple linear and multiple regression analysis, t tests, analysis of variance and application of these statistics in package programs.
Course Code and Name MB006 Teaching Principles and Methods
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts of teaching, principles, models, strategies, methods and techniques of teaching and learning, setting goals in teaching, content selection and regulation in teaching and learning, teaching materials, teaching planning and teaching plans, theories and approaches about teaching, effective school teaching, learning and learning success, assessment of classroom learning.

4. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name MB007 History of Turkish Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The subject, method and sources of Turkish education history; education in the first Turkish states; education in the first Muslim Turkish states; education in Turkey Seljuk and Anatolian principalities; Education in the Ottoman Empire: The education system until the first modernization movements; Education in Turkish states other than Ottoman geography in 13-18th centuries; Reform movements in education up to Tanzimat in the Ottoman Empire; Establishment of modern education system from Tanzimat to Republic; reorganization of traditional education; education in other Turkish states and communities in Eurasia in the 19-20th century; education during the national struggle period; education in the Republic of Turkey: Turkey foundations of the education system, structure, organization and development; the process of teacher training since its beginning; Education in the Turkish world in the 21st century; common goals, unity of language and alphabet, common history writing exercises.
Course Code and Name MB008 Research Methods in Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of research methods; research process (recognizing problem, identifying problem and sample, collecting and analyzing data, interpreting results); general characteristics of data collection tools; analysis and evaluation of data; access to articles, theses and databases; research models and types; basic paradigms in scientific research; quantitative and qualitative research designs; sampling in qualitative research, data collection, data analysis; validity and reliabity in qualitative research; reviewing, evaluating and presenting articles or thesis; preparing a research report in accordance with research principles and ethics; action research in education.
Course Code and Name GK008 Community Services Applications
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Society, community service practices and social responsibility concepts; social responsibility projects in terms of social and cultural values; identifying current social problems; preparing projects to solve identified social problems; voluntarily taking part in individual and group social responsibility projects; participating in social responsibility projects in various institutions and organizations; participating in scientific activities such as panels, conferences, congresses, symposiums as spectators, speakers or organizers; evaluate the results of social responsibility projects.
Course Code and Name PD202 Personality
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Basic concepts of personality, personality development; adjustment; mental health; characteristics and comparison of personality theories; relationship between personality theories and field applications.
Course Code and Name PD204 Life periods and adjustment problems
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description The concept of normality and abnormality; diagnostic systems and non-compliance criteria in diagnostic systems; Differential diagnostic criteria for the diagnosis of adjustment disorders (post-traumatic stress disorder, defiant disorder, aspects separated from behavioral disorders), causes of adjustment disorders according to age, protective factors and risk factors in adjustment disorders;  First childhood, second childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood, old age adjustment disorders and coping with them.
Course Code and Name PD206 Character and Value Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Theoretical framework: Character, personality / personality, value, virtue, morality, temperament, temperament etc.; character development and education; family, environment and school in character development and education; definition and classification of values; sources of values and individual, social, cultural, religious and moral foundations; approaches and practices of character and value education; intercultural differentiation and coexistence in character and value education; character and value education in terms of educational philosophy and objectives; teaching methods and techniques in character / value education; the crisis of values and education in modern and multicultural societies; value education in the process of human-cultural development; Examples of value education from Turkish education and cultural history; It values education practices and research in Turkey; Teacher as a role model in character and value education.
Course Code and Name PD208 Non-Testing Techniques
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Non-test self-expression techniques such as interviews, questionnaires, information collecting slips, marking lists, time table, autobiography, observation, grading scale, sociometry, observational techniques such as who are this and case study, the development and implementation of situational tests such as case recording, validity and reliability studies.

5. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PD309 Career Counseling
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of vocational and career counselling psychological and the other factors affecting career development process, psychodynamic and developmental approaches in career counseling, Career Guidance and Career Counseling in Turkey.
Course Code and Name PD307 Theories of Counseling
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Mainstream counseling theories, concepts, principles and techniques that form the basis of these theories; evaluation of client problems within the framework of mainstream psychological counseling theories and conceptualization and sample applications.
Course Code and Name PD305 Principles and Techniques of Counseling
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description To comprehend the importance of psychological counseling process and its stages, therapeutic conditions and basic and advanced psychological counseling skills in psychological counseling process, to create therapeutic conditions and to establish a relationship in psychological counseling process; use of basic counseling skills, sample applications related to the topics covered.
Course Code and Name PD303 Psychological Tests
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of psychological tests, individual and group intelligence tests, achievement, ability and personality tests, interest inventories, application and evaluation of some tests and inventories.
Course Code and Name PD301 Behavior Disorders 1
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Causes, classification, diagnostic criteria and behavioral disorders of children and adolescents according to DSM-V diagnostic criteria, intervention methods and clinical observation.
Course Code and Name MB012 Turkish Education System and School Management
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Formation of education systems and structure of Turkish education system; Basic laws regulating Turkish education system; The central, provincial and foreign organization of the Ministry of National Education; Teaching levels in Turkish education system; Manpower, physical, technological and financial resources in Turkish education system; Reform and innovation initiatives in the Turkish education system; organization-management theories and processes; school as a social system and organization; management of human resources; student personal affairs; jobs related to education and training; jobs related to school management; school, environment, community and family relations; Current debates and orientations about Turkish education system and school.
Course Code and Name MB011 Measurement and Evaluation in Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The place and importance of measurement and evaluation in education; basic concepts of measurement and evaluation; psychometric (validity, reliability, usefulness) properties of measurement tools; development and implementation of achievement tests; interpretation of test results and giving feedback; analysis of test and item scores; evaluation and grading.

6. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PD302 Behaviour Disorders II
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Definition and causes of behavior disorders according to different theories; classical classification and DSM V diagnostic criteria, behavioral disorders in adults according to DSM V diagnostic criteria, intervention methods and clinical observation.
Course Code and Name PD308 Career Guidance Practice
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Applying and evaluating the measurement tools used in career guidance and career counseling; preparing and implementing career development programs; individual and group career counseling.
Course Code and Name PD304 Counseling Skills
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Managing the sessions during the counseling process, evaluating and conceptualizing the problems of the client, creating goals, using advanced counseling skills, selecting strategies and interventions, terminating and monitoring the necessary knowledge and skills, applications related to the topics covered.
Course Code and Name PD306 Group Counseling
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of group counseling; group counseling process; group counseling skills and techniques, stages of the group, groups for different problems and age periods.
Course Code and Name MB009 Classroom Management
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts of classroom management; physical, social and psychological dimensions of the classroom; classroom rules and discipline in the classroom; models of classroom discipline and management; management of student behaviors in classroom; communication and interaction process in classroom; student motivation in the classroom; classroom time management; teacher as a teaching leader in the classroom; management of teacher-parent interviews; creation of a positive classroom and learning climate; case studies related to classroom management according to school levels.
Course Code and Name PD310 Spiritual Counseling
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Basic concepts and history of spiritual counseling; psychological counseling theories and spirituality; cultural foundations of spiritual counseling; religious traditions, beliefs and spiritual counseling; spiritual counseling competencies; measurement in spiritual counseling; spiritual counseling techniques; corporate spiritual counseling; spiritual counseling practice; ethics in spiritual counseling.
Course Code and Name MB010 Ethics in Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts and theories of ethics, ethical principles, ethical rules, business ethics; teaching profession in social, cultural, moral and ethical aspects; right to education and learning Ethical principles in the process of education, training, learning and evaluation; ethical principles in relationships with educational stakeholders (employers / managers, colleagues, parents, professional organizations and society); moral / ethical responsibilities of education / school administrators, parents and students; unethical behaviors in business and professional life; In Turkey, public administration, ethics and regulations regarding teacher training; unethical behaviors in school and education, ethical dilemmas, problems and solutions; ethics education and ethics committees; school principal and teacher as a moral / ethical leader.

7. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PD403 Professional Ethics and Legal Issues
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Ethical principles and general practice standards in the field of Guidance and Psychological Counseling; decision making in accordance with professional ethics; client rights and responsibilities of counselor, legal problems.
Course Code and Name PD405 Curriculum Development in Guidance and Psychologıcal Counseling
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Curriculum development in education, basic concepts, models; relationship with school RPD programs, history of school Guidance and Psychologıcal Counseling programs and school Guidance and Psychologıcal Counseling program models, planning of school Guidance and Psychologıcal Counseling programs, designing school Guidance and Psychologıcal Counseling programs and program activities (services); implementation and evaluation of school Guidance and Psychologıcal Counseling programs; development and implementation of psycho-education programs.
Course Code and Name PD407 Individual Counseling Practice 1
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Counseling with the individual using supervision skills and techniques.
Course Code and Name PD401 Family counselling
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Basic concepts and principles in family counseling, systemic family structure, functional-non-functional family structure, family life cycle, family counseling theories and their reflections on family counseling; stages of family counseling process, marriage and divorce, the effect of divorce on children.
Course Code and Name MB037 Guidance and Psychological Counseling Applications in Schools 1
Local Credits / Ects 5/10
Course Description Examination of educational, professional and personal / social RPD activities in preschool, primary, secondary and high schools, implementation and interpretation of test and non-test techniques; development and implementation of group guidance programs on various subjects.
Course Code and Name MB013 Inclusion in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts of special education; principles and historical development of special education; legislation on special education; diagnosis and evaluation in special education; individualization of instruction; inclusion and support special education services; family participation in education and cooperation with the family; characteristics of different disability and ability groups; educational approaches and teaching strategies for different groups; effective strategies and behavior management in classroom management.

8. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PD408 Individual Counseling Practice 2
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Under the supervision of a specific counseling approach / model within the framework of counseling skills, techniques and interventions by using individual counseling.
Course Code and Name PD406 Guidance and Counseling Seminar
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description To prepare and present comprehensive projects on the subjects chosen from guidance and psychological counseling field according to the interests and needs of the students.
Course Code and Name MB038 Guidance and Psychological Counseling Applications in Schools 2
Local Credits / Ects 5/10
Course Description Examination of educational, professional and personal / social RPD activities in preschool, primary, secondary and high schools, implementation and interpretation of test and non-test techniques; development and implementation of group guidance programs on various subjects.
Course Code and Name PD402 Children’s Law
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The concept of child protection, the subject and properties of child law, the concept of child rights, the historical development of child rights in world law, the rights of children in international treaties, the basic principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the child and legal status in the Turkish Law System, the protection of the child in public law , private child law, social assistance and security, addressing the child in education and labor law, the role of psychological counselors in protecting children’s rights, the role and functions of psychological counselors in relation to children in progress.
Course Code and Name PD404 Post Traumatic Counseling
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Definition, scope and types of trauma (natural disasters, human-induced traumas, proxy trauma, secondary trauma, etc.); post-traumatic reactions in children, adolescents and adults, and factors affecting them, individual, family and social consequences of trauma, possible psychological disorders caused by trauma (post-traumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder, etc.); approaches and intervention methods to prevent the negative effects of trauma on humans; the state policies related to the trauma; and the legal basis to be considered when working with the trauma victim; the qualifications and qualifications of the psychological counselor to work with traumatized persons.

ELECTIVE COURSES

Course Code and Name Comparative Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition, scope and history of comparative education; methods and research in comparative education; comparison of educational systems of different countries in terms of structure, functioning, school levels, human resources, financing of education, privatization in education, policy making in education, planning and implementation; gender, social justice and equality in education in different countries; reform and innovation initiatives in education in different countries; teacher and education / school manager training systems in different countries; globalization and internationalization in education; international examinations, institutions and organizations related to education.
Course Code and Name Inclusive Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Inclusiveness and content of inclusiveness; inclusive education: definition, content and importance; legal basis of inclusive education; national and international legislation; approaches and standards in inclusive education; teacher roles in inclusive education; inclusive curriculum and materials; attitudes and values in inclusive education; inclusive school and classroom; preparing action plans for inclusive education; inclusive education practices: characteristics that differentiate students, effective communication, language used, psychosocial support, differentiation of teaching and examples, methods and techniques, planning of instruction, inclusion of course materials and selection of inclusive activities; course design applications.
Course Code and Name Training of Hospitalized Children
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Developmental characteristics, interests and needs, mental status of hospitalized children according to age groups; interaction between hospital staff, children and family; hospital preparatory training, diagnosis, treatment and surgery; preparing and implementing activities such as games, music, arts, drama, mathematics, stories, etc. for hospitalized children; Interaction between hospital schools and children with terminal illness, their families and staff.
Course Code and Name Critical and Analytical Thinking
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts and definitions; brain as a thinking organ, ways of thinking and grouping of thinking; involuntary thinking and its characteristics; voluntary thinking and its characteristics; methods of voluntary thinking; critical and analytical thinking; basic characteristics and criteria of critical and analytical thinking, stages of critical and analytical thinking; factors affecting critical and analytical thinking; the scope of critical and analytical thinking; critical and analytical reading; critical and analytical listening; critical and analytical writing.
Course Code and Name Project Development in Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Project concept and project types; curriculum and project-based learning; project programs in schools (TUBITAK, EU and others); selection of topics for the project; literature review; logical framework in the project; project planning and management; application of scientific method in the project; preparing and developing project reports; finalizing the project report; project evaluation and review of good practices; project presentation, poster and brochure design techniques.
Course Code and Name Curriculum Development in Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts of curriculum development; theoretical foundations of curriculum development; program types; philosophical, social, historical, psychological and economic foundations of curriculum; characteristics of curriculum development and curriculum; stages of program development; the basic elements of the program (goal, content, process, evaluation) and the relationships between the elements; classification of objectives and their relationship to program components; content editing approaches; identifying training needs; program development process and models; curriculum design approaches; program evaluation models; program literacy; duties and responsibilities of teachers in the development of curriculum; Characteristics of MEB curriculum; implementation of curriculum; new approaches and trends in software development in the world and Turkey.
Course Code and Name Extracurricular Activities in Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Formal and extracurricular activities / implicit program concepts in education; implicit program approaches; cognitive and affective domain learning and implicit program; school as a ritual place; school ceremonies as extracurricular activities at school; the importance and management of social, cultural, sporting and artistic activities at school; the place and importance of the implicit program in values education; extracurricular activities (commemoration, celebration, meeting, graduation etc.) in terms of values education.
Course Code and Name Drama in Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts of drama and creative drama (drama, creativity, creative drama, play and theater pedagogy, communication-interaction, role playing, improvisation, action, dramatic play, children’s theater, puppet, pantomime, etc.); stages, dimensions and elements of creative drama; role playing and improvisation; history of creative drama; relationship between social events and creative drama; application steps of drama in education; sources of drama in education; preparation and implementation of the creative drama lesson plan; contribution of drama to individual and social development.
Course Code and Name History of Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Education in ancient period (Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Indian, Chinese, Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations); Education in Eastern, Western and Islamic societies in the Middle Ages and New Age; Renaissance, Reform, Enlightenment Movements and education; Education in the Industrial Age and Modern Period; Relations of Islamic culture and civilization with Western civilization; the emergence of national / nation states and the development of national education systems; post-modern society debates and education; Basic changes and transformations in education in the world since ancient times.
Course Code and Name Anthropology of Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description The subject, basic concepts, history and method of anthropology; basic approaches in social-cultural anthropology; anthropological aspects of education and the basic concepts of educational anthropology: culture, acculturation, acculturation, adaptation, subculture, counter culture, common culture, etc .; cultural foundations and functions of education; intercultural differentiation, education and learning; school as a habitat, school cultures and ethnographies; media, mass media, popular culture and education; globalization, cultural interaction, cultural literacy and education; Education in oral and written literary works in the history of Turkish culture and civilization; The roles of parents and children in Turkish family structure.
Course Code and Name Education Law
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts of law and management law; sources of management law; rights and duties in management; The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Declaration of Human Rights; administrative and judicial supervision of teachers; The basic laws establishing and regulating the Turkish Education System; duties, rights and responsibilities of training stakeholders.
Course Code and Name Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition and characteristics of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); The main symptoms of ADHD (attention deficit, hyperactivity, and impulsivity); The effects of ADHD on children in terms of social, emotional and school achievement; Causes of ADHD; Risk factors for ADHD formation; ADHD types; Approaches to children with ADHD; Guiding students with ADHD; Education of children with ADHD; school-family cooperation.
Course Code and Name Child Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts, history and methods of child psychology; prenatal development; developmental areas and characteristics of infancy; development areas and characteristics of early childhood; developmental areas of late childhood and their characteristics; child in family structure; children in the school system; adaptation and behavior problems in childhood; Children with special requirements.
Course Code and Name Open and Distance Learning
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts and philosophy of open and distance learning; the development of distance education in the world; development of distance education in Turkey; learner and mentor roles in distance education; technologies used in distance education; management of open and distance education; classroom management and its components in open and distance learning; open educational resources and trends in the world; mass open online courses; personalized learning environments; open and distance education problems and their solutions; open and distance education applications in teacher training; developing individual teaching materials in open and distance education and student support services; identifying teaching strategies for different learning situations; research and evaluation in distance education.
Course Code and Name Individualizing and Adapting Teaching
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description The concept of individualization and its importance in education; what to do for individualization: curriculum-based assessment, rough assessment, criterion-dependent assessment tool preparation, rules to be followed in assessment; determining long-term and short-term teaching objectives; arrangements for inclusion / integration in classrooms and schools; adapting teaching; examples of individualization and adaptation in integration / integration classes.
Course Code and Name Learning Difficulties
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition, characteristics and classification of learning disabilities: Educational, psychological, medical factors; prevalence and incidence; causes of learning disabilities; early intervention; response response model; screening / diagnosis: medical, developmental and educational screening / diagnosis; academic and non-academic characteristics; team and cooperation; educational environments; scientific applications; supporting reading, writing and mathematics skills; supporting non-academic skills.
Course Code and Name Out-of-School Learning Environments
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Out-of-school education and learning concepts; scope and importance of extracurricular learning; teaching in out-of-school settings; teaching methods, techniques (project-based learning, station technique, etc.) and teaching materials appropriate for the out-of-school learning environments; out-of-school learning environments (museums, science centers, zoos, botanical gardens, planetariums, industrial establishments, national parks, science festivals, science camps, natural environments, etc.); developing areas and environments outside of school learning; planning, implementing and evaluating out-of-school learning activities.
Course Code and Name Museum Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition and characteristics of the museum, exhibition in museums; museum and museum education; museum types; Development of Turkish museums; an overview of the history of museology in the world; the relationship between museum, art, culture and civilization; museum and art education; museum and community; the contribution of museums to historical consciousness; claiming historical monuments; contemporary museum in the world and Turkey.
Course Code and Name Micro Teaching
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of effective teaching and learning; teachers’ professional competence, attitudes, roles and behaviors; preparing lesson plans; scope, benefits and limitations of micro teaching method; preparing active learning activities according to the topic; sample lecture applications in the classroom; videotaping lecture presentations; evaluation of the course by using records; development of prepared activities and lectures.
Course Code and Name Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition and scope of adult education; concepts related to adult education (continuing education, public education, non-formal education, vocational training etc.); The historical development of adult education in Turkey; approaches and models related to adult education; adults and learning; the purpose, scope and historical development of lifelong learning; Lifelong learning practices in Turkish education system.
Course Code and Name Sustainable Development and Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Sustainability concept and application areas; sustainability in terms of social and natural sciences; sustainability in the context of social change; education and sustainability; humanity’s future and sustainability; migration, poverty and inequality; sustainable environment; ecology, global environmental issues and sustainability; sustainable society in harmony with nature; population, economic system and natural environment; technological developments, consumption habits and environment; social responsibility studies, sustainability in terms of concrete and intangible cultural heritage; rethinking human-nature relations on the axis of sustainability.