COURSE UNIT TITLE

: COMPARATIVE EDUCATION

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
EYD 5556 COMPARATIVE EDUCATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8

Offered By

Educational Administration and Supervision Non-Thesis

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR ALI AKSU

Offered to

Educational Administration and Supervision Non-Thesis

Course Objective

Being able to define the development of comparative education, its aims and problems

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Explain the development of comparative education, its aims and problems
2   Carry out comparative analysis of the factors affecting education
3   Discuss comparatively the problems in education
4   Evaluate the Turkish Education System with other education systems comparatively
5   Being able to explain comparatively the factors affecting education
6   Being able to discuss comparatively the problems in education
7   Being able to compare and contrast the Turkish education system with that of various countries and evaluate their similarities and differences

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Introduction to the program
2 Definition of comparative education, its aims and problems
3 Comparative education in Turkey and in the world: concept, scope, common rules and trends
4 Comparative analysis of the factors affecting education and educational problems
5 Structure of the Turkish education system
6 An overview of the education systems of the countries in the European Union
7 Education systems with a centralized management pattern: Turkish and French education systems
8 Mid-term exam
9 Education systems with a decentralized management pattern: English Education System, German Education System and Education System in the USA
10 Some other education systems with a decentralized management pattern
11 Education systems with a Centralized-decentralized management pattern: Japanese Education System, Norwegian Education System, Finnish Education System
12 Some other education systems with a centralized-decentralized management pattern
13 Problems in the Turkish Education System and evaluation of the course
14 Some other countries' educational systems of the central-local focus Turkish education system problems and evaluation of the course
15 Final exam

Recomended or Required Reading

Ada, Sefer & Baysal, Z. Nurdan (2009). Eğitim Yapıları ve Yönetimleri Açısından Çeşitli Ülkelere Bir Bakış, Ankara: Pegem Akademi.
Sözer, Ersan (1997). Üç Avrupa Ülkesinde Eğitim: Almanya, Danimarka, Fransa Eğitim Sistemleri. Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Yayınları, No: 47.
Demirel, Özcan (2000). Karşılaştırmalı Eğitim. Ankara: Pegem A Yayıncılık.
Gürkan, Tanju ve Erten, Gökçe (1999). Türkiye'de ve Çeşitli Ülkelerde Ilköğretim Program-Öğrenci-Öğretmen. Ankara: Siyasal Kitabevi.
Erdoğan, Irfan (2000). Çağdaş Eğitim Sistemleri. Istanbul: Sistem Yayıncılık
Gülcan, Murat Gürkan (2005). AB ve Eğitim Süreci. Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık.
Ültanır, Gürcan (2000). Karşılaştırmalı Egitim Bilimi. Ankara: Eylül Kitabevi.
Erginer, Aysun. (2006). Avrupa Birliği Eğitim Sistemleri. Ankara: PegemA Yayıncılık.
Füsun Akarsu (ed) (2005). Ülkeler ve Eğitim Sistemleri Karşılaştırma Yazıları. Ankara: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Discussion, group work, lecture, question-answer, cooperative learning techniques

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FINS FINAL EXAM
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.40 + FINS * 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST * 0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

esergul.balci@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 3 39
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 8 104
Preparation for midterm exam 1 20 20
Preparation for final exam 1 25 25
Final 1 1 1
Midterm 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 192

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8
LO.143544425
LO.225522534
LO.352455525
LO.435343353
LO.553555234
LO.634333535
LO.753345343