PRIMARY EDUCATION TEACHING

Course Content

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name MB001 – Introduction to Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Basic concepts related to education and teaching; aims and functions of education; the relationship between education and other fields and sciences; legal, social, cultural, historical, political, economic, philosophical and psychological foundations of education; methods in educational sciences; school and classroom as an educational and learning environment; teaching profession and current developments in teacher education; educational orientations in the twenty – first century.
Course Code and Name MB002 – Sociology of Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Basic concepts of sociology: Society, social structure, social phenomenon, social event, etc .; pioneers of sociology (İbn-i Haldun, A. Comte, K. Marx, E. Durkheim, M. Weber, etc.) and their educational views; education in terms of basic sociological theories (functionalism, structuralism, symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, critical theory, phenomenology and ethnometodology); social processes (socialization, social stratification, social mobility, social change, etc.) and education; social institutions (family, religion, economy, politics) and education; The development of sociology and the sociology of education in Turkey (Ziya Gokalp, Ismail Hakki Baltacıoğlu, Nurettin Artillery, Mumtaz Turhan et al.); culture and education; school as a social, cultural, moral system and community.
Course Code and Name GK001 – Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Internal and external reasons for the collapse of the Ottoman Empire; Innovation movements in the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century; The idea movements in the last period of the Ottoman Empire; the political and military situation of the Ottoman Empire at the beginning of the XX.century; World War I and the Armenian issue; Invasion and reactions of Anatolia; Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s arrival to Samsun and its activities; congress period and organization; the opening of the last Ottoman Parliament and the adoption 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 Armistice of Mudanya, the convening of the Lausanne Conference and the signing of the Peace Treaty.
Course Code and Name GK003 – Foreign Language 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Present simple tense; present continuous tense: speaking, reading, writing and listening skills in these tenses; speaking 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 GK005 – Turkish Language 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description Writing and its features; spelling and punctuation; features of written and oral expression; paragraph and paragraph types (introduction, development, conclusion paragraphs); ways of developing thought (explanation, discussion, narration, description, identification, sampling, comparison, etc.) applications; text structure (structural features of text, introduction-development-conclusion parts); characteristics of textuality (cohesion, consistency; purposefulness, acceptability, contingency, informatics, intertextuality); writing text (drafting, writing, editing and sharing); writing informative-explanatory text; narrative writing; writing descriptive text; argumentation.
Course Code and Name GK007 – Information Technologies
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description Information technologies and information-processing thinking; problem solving concepts and approaches; algorithms 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 / youngsters.
Course Code and Name SN101 – Basic Mathematics in Primary School
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description Number systems and hierarchical model, number systems’ closeness properties according to four operations, mathematical modeling, problem solving and constructing involving four operations, writing a 10 number in other bases and converting a number written in other bases to 10, base of 10 four operations on bases other than that, with the proofs of divisibility rules for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10, the least common multiple and the largest common divisor, four operations with fractions and fractions, the relationship between fractions and odds, writing numbers in decimal fractions and four operations, pattern , basic geometric shapes, basic space geometry – geometric objects and their expansions with the concept of measurement and basic units of measure.
Course Code and Name SN102 – Geography and Geopolitics of Turkey
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description The location and position of Turkey: Turkey’s geopolitical and geostrategic situation and characteristics, mathematical location features, special position characteristics (neighbors), characteristics of country groups (political, military, economic, cultural organizations), Turkey’s physical features (climate, hydrographic characteristics, soil structure, vegetation), socioeconomic characteristics (population, settlement, agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, energy, industry, transportation, tourism).
Course Code and Name INT100 – Introduction to University Life
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 0 Hour / Week – Practice 0 Hour / Week – Credit (Classical): 0 / ECTS; ECTS: 0
Course Description

2. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name GK002 – Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credit (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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); Attempts to transition to multi-party political life in the period of Atatürk (establishment of the Free Republican Party, closure and the 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 MB004 – Educational Philosophy
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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; influential currents of thought and education in the modernization process in Turkey; Philosophical foundations of Turkish education system.
Course Code and Name MB003 – Educational Psychology
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Basic concepts of psychology and educational psychology; research methods in educational psychology; development theories, development areas and development processes; individual differences in development; basic concepts of learning; factors affecting learning; learning theories within the framework of education-learning processes; Motivation in the learning process.
Course Code and Name GK004 – Foreign Language 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credit (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Past tense; future tense; modals (can, could, may, must etc.); speaking, reading, writing and listening skills in these tenses; speaking 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 Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 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 SN103 – Environmental Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description Basic ecological concepts and principles, ecosystems, food chains, food web, habitat, competition; common living and mutual living, energy flow, circulation of matter, population growth, ecological impact, erosion, soil and water resources, environmental sensitivity, environmental sensitivity in the world, institutions and organizations; environmental education in primary school programs.
Course Code and Name SN104 – Basic Science in Primary School
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description The subject and principles of natural science / sciences, basic concepts of science, the place of science among other sciences, historical development, aims of science teaching, general information about science subjects in the primary school curriculum, characteristics and equivalents in daily life and usage areas.
Course Code and Name SN105 – Turkish History and Culture
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description The first homeland of the Turks-the first civilizations established in the homeland, the life of the Turks before the Huns, Huns: Great Hun State-Peoples migration and European Huns-Akhunlar, Tolunoğulları-İhşitler-Karahanlılar-Ghaznavids, Great Seljuk State-Anatolian Seljuk State, Ottoman State Period, Ottoman Empire (Period of Pause and Decline), Other Turkish States (Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and communities), Culture and Civilization.

3. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name SN203 – Teaching of First Reading and Writing
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 6
Course Description Reading and its importance, listening, speaking, visual reading and visual presentation; reading, writing learning areas and their relationship, characteristics of Turkish language and its effect on primary reading and writing teaching; approaches to teaching reading and writing, aims and principles of teaching reading and writing, basic features of first grade teachers and students in terms of teaching reading and writing; readiness to read and write (student) and preparation (teacher), failure and causes in teaching primary reading and writing, tools and equipment used in primary reading and writing teaching (characteristics, selection, creation and use of tools); methods used in teaching primary reading and writing (definitions, characteristics, classification, applications, superiority and limitations of methods); sound based sentence method (definition, principles, features, stages and application), reading and writing instruction in line with the sound based sentence method, development of vocabulary, evaluation of primary reading and writing, first literacy teaching and technology usage.
Course Code and Name SN202 – Science Laboratory Applications
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 0 Hours / Week – Practice 2 Hours / Week – Credit (Classical): 1 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description The aim and importance of laboratory in science teaching; safety in laboratory; scientific method, scientific process skills and how they are gained; laboratory experiments for primary schools (planning, conducting and evaluating the results of experiments), preparation of experimental worksheets and reports; the experiments that can be made with simple and inexpensive materials; group work.
Course Code and Name SN201 – Drama in Primary School
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description Definition and meaning of drama; psycho-drama, creative drama, educational drama, socio-drama etc. concepts; relationship between drama and play; history of drama practices in education; the structure of drama in education and its application stages; drama environment and teacher qualifications; evaluation of drama; drama examples appropriate to the educational purposes of the field, developing and applying examples.
Course Code and Name MB007 – History of Turkish Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credit (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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; 13-18. Turkish education outside the Ottoman geography in the 16th century; Reform movements in education up to Tanzimat in the Ottoman Empire; Establishment of modern education system from Tanzimat to Republic; reorganization of traditional education; 19-20. Education in other Turkish states and communities in Eurasia during the centuries; 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 MB005 – Instructional Technology
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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.

4. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name SN205 – Teaching of Turkish
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description Contemporary methods and techniques that can be used in teaching Turkish; development of reading, writing, listening, speaking and understanding skills; identification and elimination of reading difficulties; structure of reading texts; teaching poems, informative and narrative texts, reading and writing between texts; constructing meaning from texts, developing vocabulary, media literacy (visual reading and presentation), reading and using technology, questions and types about making meaning from texts; developing critical thinking through reading and writing; speed reading and techniques; main idea teaching and methods; aims, types and rules of reading; evaluation of reading, writing, listening, speaking and understanding; Examining the primary school Turkish curriculum and its relation with other courses will be covered.
Course Code and Name SN204 – Teaching of Play and Physical Activities
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description theoretical structure related to the curriculum of Primary School  Play and Physical Activities course (Grades 1-4) (structure of the program, basic skills, basic elements of the program, gains according to classes, teaching methods, classroom management, measurement and evaluation), practices related to objectives of Primary School  Play and Physical Activities Course (lesson plan, study plans, preparing and applying measurement tools), educational and musical games, examples of modern folk dance, definition and general characteristics of the game, teaching of the game.
Course Code and Name GK008 – Community Service Practices
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 1 Hour / Week – Practice 2 Hours / Week – Credit (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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 audience, speaker or organizer; evaluating the results of social responsibility projects.
Course Code and Name MB008 – Research Methods in Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Basic concepts and principles of research methods; research process (recognizing the problem, identifying the problem and sample, collecting and analyzing data, interpreting the 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 safety 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 MB006 – Teaching Principles and Methods
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Basic concepts of teaching principles and methods; teaching-learning principles, models, strategies, methods and techniques; setting goals and objectives 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.

5. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name SN303 – Science Teaching
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description Basic concepts of science and science education; science, technology, characteristics of scientific knowledge and scientific method, science and technology literacy, science-technology-society-environment relations, attitudes towards science, the purpose of science education, historical development of science education in Turkey and in the world, constructivist approach and science learning, cognitive development and science education, characteristics of primary school science curriculum and its relationship with other courses, developing scientific process skills and model practices
Course Code and Name SN302 – Teaching Mathematics 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description The aim and basic principles of mathematics teaching; The history of mathematics education (in the world and Turkey); teaching and learning strategies to be used in mathematics teaching; scope, aim and characteristics of primary school mathematics curriculum; major learning theories and their relationship with mathematics learning; important skills in mathematics education, association, representations, communication, reasoning, problem solving (strategies, stages, types of problems, etc.); using information technologies, the development of the concept of number in the child (pre-counting developments, exact matching, cardinal value, merging, separation, comparison, equivalence, scarcity, multiplicity, etc.); place value, formation of natural numbers and structural properties; arithmetic operations, related topics in primary school mathematics curriculum, achievements and examples of appropriate activities.
Course Code and Name SN301 – Teaching of Life Science
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description The purpose and content of Life Science course, historical development of the Life Science course and approaches in other countries to the Life Science course; characteristics of the Life Science curriculum such as acquisition, skills, concepts and so on. The distribution of the themes and themes included in the program in terms of grade level. basic teaching skills in life science teaching, teaching strategies, the use of teaching methods and techniques in Life Science course-examples, the use of resources and materials in teaching life science. values and democracy education.  exemplary practices on Life Science Program and evaluation of classroom activities.
Course Code and Name MB010 – Ethics and Ethics in Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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.
Course Code and Name MB009 – Classroom Management
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credit (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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.

6. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name SN306 – Religious Culture and Ethics Teaching
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description Basic concepts in religious culture and ethics teaching: concepts of religious culture and morality; Islam and other religions; concept of faith: conditions of faith in Islamic religion, basic principles of Islam; worship: the concept of worship; ethics and principles of morality related to individual and society; basic values and teaching of life; examination of primary school religious culture and ethics curriculum; acquisitions , content, teaching approaches, assessment of learning.
Course Code and Name SN305 – Teaching Mathematics 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description Fractions, student difficulties in learning fractions, different meanings of fractions, fraction models, equivalence, comparison, sorting, operations with fractions, decimal fractions, operations with decimal fractions, geometry, development of geometric thinking in child, 2 and 3 dimensional geometry subjects and their teaching, measurement and measurements , the development of the idea of measurement in children, size, area, volume, time measurements, weighing, our money, data management, tables and graphs, measurement and evaluation in mathematics education, multiple measurement-evaluation methods and techniques, related topics, achievements and examples of appropriate activity.
Course Code and Name SN304 – Teaching of Social Studies
Local Credits / Ects Teorik 3 Saat / Hafta –  Uygulama 0 Saat / Hafta – Kredi (Klâsik): 3  / ECTS;  AKTS: 5
Course Description Social studies area and its characteristics, basic aims and basic skills of social studies area, literacy in social studies, basic themes and areas in the field of social studies, the place and history of social studies area in primary school curriculum, examination of social studies curriculum (acquisition, skill, theme, etc.). ), strategies used in teaching social studies, methods, techniques and materials, sample applications related to them, democracy in social studies, human rights and values education, examples from social studies textbooks in Turkey and in other countries and comparisons.
Course Code and Name MB012 – Turkish Education System and School Management
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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 Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description The place and importance of measurement and evaluation in education; basic concepts of measurement and evaluation; psychometric (validity, reliability, practicality) 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.

7. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name SN401 – Teaching Practice 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 6 hrs / week – Credit (Classical): 5 / ECTS; ECTS: 10
Course Description Making observations related to the field-specific teaching methods and techniques; conducting individual and group micro-teaching applications using specific teaching methods and techniques specific to the field; field-specific activity and material development; preparing instructional environments, managing the classroom, measuring, evaluating and reflecting.
Course Code and Name SN403 – Foreign Language Teaching in Primary School
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5
Course Description Comparison of Turkish and English teaching, approaches, methods, techniques and applications used in teaching English at primary level, topics,achievements and examples of activities related to primary school foreign language courses 2, 3 and 4.
Course Code and Name SN402 – Music Teaching
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description Music teaching methods and techniques, note teaching techniques, the arrangement of songs for children with orff instruments using rhythm and melody, the effective use of the instrument in song teaching, the relationship between play, music, dance, drama and speech, music-aesthetic relationship and musical appreciation Relation with other disciplines, Activity practices related to elementary music curriculum..
Course Code and Name MB013 – Special Education and Mainstreaming
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 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; mainstreaming 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 SN406 – Teaching Visual Arts
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4
Course Description Recognizing the functions of visual arts education in terms of mental and emotional aspects, determining the level of development of students according to the stages of graphical development, reading children’s picture, making children love visual arts and expressing themselves through art; application of art activities in the context of art history, art criticism and aesthetic disciplines; differentiation in visual, auditory and tactile perception, learning through art and development of creativity.
Course Code and Name SN405 – Character and Value Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credit (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description Conceptual framework: Character, personality, value, virtue, morality, 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; character and value education approaches and practices; 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; Turkey examples about the value of education and cultural history education, practice and research values education in Turkey; Teacher as a role model in character and value education.
Course Code and Name MB014 – Guidance in Schools
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 hrs / week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3
Course Description The place of guidance and psychological counseling (RPD) services in education; the philosophy, purpose, principles and program of the developmental guidance model (comprehensive developmental RPD program); basic services / interventions; role and function of teachers in classroom guidance; Competencies to be gained in educational, professional, personal and social fields within the scope of RPD services; cooperation between school principals and teachers and guidance counselor and psychological counselor; Preparation and implementation of class RPD plans and programs.
Course Code and Name SN404 – Teaching Practice 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 6 hrs / week – Credit (Classical): 5 / ECTS; ECTS: 12
Course Description Observation of special teaching methods and techniques specific to the field; making micro-teaching applications by using specific teaching methods and techniques specific to the field; to be able to plan a course independently; developing activities and materials related to the course; preparing educational environments; class management, measurement, evaluation and reflection.

Professional Knowledge

Course Code and Name MB050- 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 MB051-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 MB052-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 MB053-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 MB054-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 MB055- 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 MB056- 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 MB057-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 MB058- 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 MB059- 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 MB060- 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 MB061- 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.
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Local Credits / Ects 2/4
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Course Code and Name MB062- 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 MB063 – Character and Value Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Conceptual 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; character and value education approaches and practices; 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; Turkey examples about the value of education and cultural history education, practice and research values ​​education in Turkey; Teacher as a role model in character and value education.
Course Code and Name MB064-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 MB065- 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 MB066-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 MB067-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 MB069-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 MB068- 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 MB070- 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.
Course Code and Name MB071- 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 GK050 – Addiction and Fight Against Addiction
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts and definitions; types of addiction (substance addiction, technology addiction, etc.); causes of addiction; risk factors in the family, peer group and social context that prepare the person for substance abuse; communication skills in dependent children, adolescents and adults; the role of social work in addiction; addiction-related models; an effort to prevent addiction; the consequences of addiction; national policy and strategy methods in combating addiction; re – adaptation process.
Course Code and Name GK051 – Nutrition and Health
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Natural and healthy nutrition; fighting obesity; food additives; healthy lifestyle and exercise; Growth and development; healthy sex life; combating addiction (tobacco, alcohol, substance abuse etc.); traffic, disaster and first aid.
Course Code and Name GK052 – History and Philosophy of Science
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Science, philosophy, scientific method; Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, Scholastic philosophy and science; Science and philosophy in Islamic cultural geography; Science in Mesopotamia; Science and philosophy in Renaissance Europe; science and philosophy in the age of enlightenment; classification of sciences; relations of science, scientism, ideology, ethics and religion; science and paradigms; Vienna and Frankfurt thought schools; criticism of science in twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Course Code and Name GK053 – Ethics in Science and Research
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Science, the nature of science, its development and scientific research; the concept of ethics and ethical theories; research and publication ethics; unethical behaviors and ethical violations in the research process; ethical issues related to authorship and copyright; biased publication, editing, refereeing and ethics; ethics of broadcasting and unethical behaviors during publication process; legislation and committees on research and publication ethics; ways to identify ethical violations; common research, publication ethics violations and methods to prevent them.
Course Code and Name GK054 – Economy and Entrepreneurship
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts of economics and economic systems; basic concepts of business and business management; establishment, objectives and legal structure of the enterprise; management processes and functions in enterprises; human and other resources management; entrepreneur and entrepreneurship concepts; success factors in entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship culture, entrepreneurship process and types of entrepreneurship; career planning, original ideas, extraordinary examples; Turkish Patent and Trademark Agency; Industrial Property Law; small and medium-sized enterprises; management processes and functions in small enterprises; business idea development, innovation and innovation, business plan making, elements of business plan, writing and presentation; preparing a project about entrepreneurship in a specific field and subject.
Course Code and Name GK055 – Traditional Turkish Handicrafts
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Terms and concepts related to traditional Turkish arts; the importance of traditional Turkish arts; contributions to the economy of the individual, society and country; Historical development of traditional Turkish arts (Huns, Gokturks, Uighurs, Seljuks, Beyliks and Ottoman Period); Ahilik and Guild Organization; Institutions and organizations related to Turkish arts in the Republican period; classification of traditional arts according to raw materials and production techniques; traditional weaving (carpet-rug, fabric, etc.), printing, knitting, felt, glass (stained glass, housewares, beads, etc.) arts; metal (iron, copper, silver and gold, etc.) arts; tree (kündekari, carving and mother of pearl inlay) arts; tile-ceramic and stone crafts; education, production and marketing of traditional Turkish arts.
Course Code and Name GK056 – Human Rights and Democracy Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The concept and historical development of human rights; types of human rights; understanding of democracy, principles, approaches and human rights; democratic education and democratic education; family and democracy education; education as a human right; preschool education and democracy education; primary education curriculum and democracy education; democracy education in secondary education; higher education and democracy education; democratic school and classroom environment.
Course Code and Name GK057 – Human Relations and Communication
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Definition and classification of human relations; theoretical approaches to interpersonal relations (psychoanalytic, attachment, contemporary theories); theoretical approaches to interpersonal relations (social, psychological, cognitive theories); interpersonal relationships as a developmental process (infancy and childhood, adolescence and adulthood); factors affecting human relations; gender, gender roles and interpersonal relations; self-adaptation and self-disclosure in interpersonal relationships; communication and communication errors; effective communication skills; interpersonal problems, conflict and conflict resolution approaches; human relations in terms of intercultural differentiation.
Course Code and Name GK058 – Career Planning and Development
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Career concept, career planning and stages; individual career development, development of career strategy; career planning model; career options in related teaching fields; CV preparation and CV types, CV format and examples, CV preparation points; cover letters, introductory letters, job interview, aims, methods and types, interview preparation and interview stages; situations that may be encountered during interviews; question types, body language-physical signs.
Course Code and Name GK059 – Culture and Language
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts of language and culture; sources and elements of culture; oral and written culture; material and spiritual culture; culture from individual and social perspectives; culture as binding and disintegrating; acculturation, acculturation, cultural expansion and harmony; culture in terms of cognitive, symbolic, structural-functional approaches; language as a system of symbols; language and language acquisition in individual terms; the effect of language on human consciousness; the relationship between culture, language, cognition and reality; the function of language to convey knowledge and culture, social relations and communication; development and transfer of language and culture; national identity and language; the dynamics of human rights and democracy education; debates on the interplay of changes in culture and language; national cultures; globalization, multilingualism and multiculturalism.
Course Code and Name GK060 – Media Literacy
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Information literacy; conscious use of the internet and social media; effects of social media on individuals; information dissemination and deception power; news dissemination power; media and perception management; legal rights and responsibilities for the media and the Internet; Copyright; the right to personality; information privacy; violation of confidentiality; language use in the media; analysis of value and quality of news; popular culture; male and female roles in the media; consumer culture and advertising; stereotyping in the media.
Course Code and Name GK061 – Professional English
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic English literacy skills; basic concepts of child development and stages; basic concepts of primary and secondary education; basic concepts of educational sciences; examples of dialogue between student-parent-teacher; listening and understanding techniques of academic texts (youtube, teachertube, tedx conversations, etc.); verbal skills for professional development (vocabulary, phrases etc.); writing skills (writing petitions, preparing reports, creating CVs, writing short messages, setting course objectives, etc.); reading skills (reading written texts using web 2.0 tools, etc.); translation studies in the related teaching field.
Course Code and Name GK062 – Art and Aesthetics
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Art, fine arts, craft and culture; art and education; art, creativity and artwork; philosophy of art and aesthetics; theories of art and aesthetics; art criticism; art history, art in pre-modern, modern and post-modern periods; art and social context; art and everyday life; Turkish-Islamic art-aesthetics and works of art; the position of art and artisan in the process of social change; The development of the arts in Turkey; understanding of art today; civilization and art; art, aesthetics and morality.
Course Code and Name GK063 – Turkish Folk Dancing
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Definition of folklore; rhythm and perception studies, play and folk-figure studies; local differences in folk dances, figure studies, local figures, bar type local figure learning, halay and spoon type local figure learning, horon and welcome type local figure learning, zeybek type local figure learning; studies about the games, attitude and gameplay; staging of folk dances, staging types and differences
Course Code and Name GK064 – Turkish Sign Language
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic concepts of sign language; Turkish sign language, history and characteristics; Letters in Turkish sign language; phonetics; internal structure of sign, concurrency and sequence; hand alphabet in terms of phonetics; morphology in sign language, structure and configuration of sign; word classes and pronouns; sign language syntax; word order, sentence types; question sentences; semantics in sign language; meaning and reference, types of meaning, idioms; Conversation with Turkish sign language.
Course Code and Name GK065 – Turkish Cultural Geography
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Culture, people and society; Turkish culture and Turkish civilization; The first ethnographic sources about Turks; Turkish states in history; Turkish state, administrative, military and social structure; Folk beliefs and mythology in Turks; The relationship between human and space in Turks; Verbal, written and material culture in Turks; Family structure in Turks; Demographic and cultural consequences of migrations in Turkish history; The influence of Turkish culture on the spreading areas and neighboring geographies; Turkey has the tangible and intangible cultural heritage; transfer of natural and cultural heritage to future generations.
Course Code and Name GK066 – Turkish Music
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Music elements of Turkish communities living in Central Asia and Anatolia, Turkish mythology (human, creation, religious rituals and holidays, etc.), the mythological elements in the repertoire of Turkish Folk Music, the types of music existing in the Turkish State and Communities, Turkish Folk Music in the historical process and the development of Turkish Art Music; the interaction of different traditions and styles about music; instruments, composers, performers and sample works.
Course Code and Name GK067 – History of Turkish Art
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Art styles from Hun Art to Göktürk, Uygur, Karahanlı, Ghaznavid, Great Seljuk, Anatolian Seljuks, Principalities and Ottoman period, architectural, sculpture and painting examples of these periods are examined comparatively; Turkish art and artists starting from Republic Period Art.
Course Code and Name SN050 – Children and Education in Turkish Culture
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition of culture; the relationship between education and culture; the place of culture in child development and education; Development and characteristics of Turkish culture; Children in Turkish culture; The place and value of the child in Turkish society and family, child education, characteristics and elements of Turkish culture from past to present will be covered.
Course Code and Name SN051 – Disasters and Disaster Management
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Disaster and risk concepts; disaster, risk and harm reduction; disaster trainings and their importance; disaster preparedness, disaster response, disaster recovery; natural and human disasters; impacts of disasters on sustainable development; climate change and meteorological disasters; disaster mitigation activities in Turkey and the world; earthquake regulations, disaster management effectiveness; disaster management cycle, disaster terminology; coordination in disaster management, emergency and disaster coordination centers; ethical values in disaster management, project presentations.
Course Code and Name SN052 – Children’s Literature
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description The development of children’s literature in the world and Turkey; the importance of acquaintance with qualified children’s books in childhood and the function of children’s literature works in raising sensitive individuals who have acquired a reading culture; examining the features (design, content and educational) that should be found in children’s literature with examples; demonstrating examples of unqualified children’s books and discussing their negative effects on children’s developmental characteristics; studies to determine the appropriateness of pre-service teachers’ books to children according to their age groups and to which children will contribute to their development; identifying the contribution of various literary genres addressing children (epics, fairy tales, poems, stories, novels, etc.) and linguistic tools (enumeration, rhymes, riddles, etc.) to children’s development.
Course Code and Name SN053 – Primary School Program
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Basic concepts related to education programs; elements, objectives (behavioral goals, achievements), areas of primary school curriculum; the philosophical, historical, psychological and social foundations of primary school curriculum will be covered.
Course Code and Name SN054 – Teaching Social Skills
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Definition of social skills, dimensions, relationship of dimensions with each other; selection of methods and techniques for gaining social skills and generalizing skills; selection of target skills; analyzing the skill, modeling the child, role-playing children, and proving the skill; repeating skills to children; assessing children’s performance; generalizing social skills and examining primary school curriculum; determination of skills in lessons and sample activity applications will be covered.
Course Code and Name SN055 – Children at Risk and Education
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Risk factors and effects, groups of children caused by risk factors; children living and working on the streets, working children connected to sectors, shattered family children, children in need of protection, children oriented to crime, children who are neglected and abused, children at developmental risk, children living in unfavorable environmental conditions and their characteristics, critical elements in their education, measures to be taken, projects implemented in Turkey and other countries for the education of children at risk.
Course Code and Name SN057 – Inclusive Language Teaching
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description This course focuses on the preparation and implementation of enriched language teaching activities in order to improve the language skills of students who cannot acquire reading, writing, speaking, listening and visual literacy skills appropriate to their level even if they do not have detectable mental and physical disabilities; techniques, methods and activities on how to teach literacy to children whose mother tongue is different; students from different socio-economic backgrounds who have come to school with different levels of pre-knowledge and therefore have problems in acquiring and using language skills, due to various reasons in the school and home environment (teacher change, inability to adapt, lack of home conditions, domestic violence and incompatibility). how to teach students who cannot acquire and use their skills adequately; teaching Turkish as a foreign language / second language to children coming through migration and approaches, methods, techniques and practices used in the teaching process.
Course Code and Name SN056 – Assessment of Learning in Classroom
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Measurement instruments used in education and their properties; tools based on traditional approaches: Written exams, short-answer exams, true-false type tests, multiple choice tests, matching tests, oral polls; tools for multidimensional recognition of the student: observation, interview, performance evaluation, student product dossier, research papers, research projects, peer assessment, self-assessment, attitude scales; issues to be considered in the assessment of student achievement; assessment of learning outcomes and grading.
Course Code and Name SN058 – 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 SN060 – Traditional Kids Games
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Traditional children’s games in folklore, educational, cultural value of these games, remembering children’s games in forgotten or forgotten Turkish culture and transferring them to new generations; definition, importance, rules, traditional children’s games with adults and groups; the impact of traditional games on children’s developmental areas; planning and implementing these games.
Course Code and Name SN059 – Elementary School Textbooks Review
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description To be able to comprehend the principles to be used in the selection and arrangement of textbooks in primary school; examine the textbooks used in practice in terms of curriculum; examine the theory, approach, philosophy and elements of the program (aim, content, teaching-learning processes, evaluation) and examine the textbooks in terms of these elements and the criteria (scientific language, content and physical characteristics) that are taken into consideration in preparing the textbook.
Course Code and Name SN061 – Alternative Education Practices in Primary School
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description geographic affecting education in Turkey, social and economic factors, and rural roads meet the educational needs of children in scattered settlements; mobile education, advantages and disadvantages of mobile education; regional boarding primary schools, advantages and disadvantages of boarding primary schools; teaching in unified classrooms, the reasons of unifying classrooms, the basic principles of teaching in unified classrooms, planning of teaching in unified classrooms, classroom management and evaluation activities and teacher duties and responsibilities in unified classrooms, teaching practices in unified classrooms in the world.