COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PROBLEMS OF TURKISH EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
EYD 5558 PROBLEMS OF TURKISH EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6

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

Students will be able to aware of Turkish educational system end criticize educational practices. They will be able to bring solutions to related educational problems.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Analytical examination of related concepts
2   To use related terms properly
3   To realize the problems of educational problems
4   To state educational the problems
5   To find and analyze the reasons of educational problems.
6   To suggest solutions to educational problems.
7   To write a report about one educational problem of Turkish educational system.
8   To analyze the outcomes of the system

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Reforms made at the beginning of Turkish Republic. The differences between Turkish and Ottoman Empire educational systems in terms of educational philosophy.
2 The philosophical foundations of Turkish educational system. The general objectives of and principals of Turkish educational system. The principles of democracy, equality, secularity, practicability and co- education and their foundations.
3 The economic and political foundations of Turkish educational system. Turkish as national and educational language.
4 The quantitative aspect of education. Related developments and indicators. Comparison with other countries.
5 The principal of educational equality, gender equality. The evaluation of educational system according to these criterions.
6 Pre-school education. Teacher training. Quantitative and qualitative aspects of these educations. Problems and recommendations.
7 Primary education and basic education. Universal primary education. The quantitative aspect of primary education. Schooling rates according to gander, region and provinces. Carrying children to schools. The educational objectives of primary education. Related researches about quality in primary education.
8 Midterm exam
9 The quantitative aspects of secondary education. Schooling rates the distribution of student among general and vocational and technical education. The educational aims of secondary education. Vocational guidance and related problems.
10 Vocational and technical secondary education. The educational objectives. Related researches and problems. Related targets at developmental plans. Suggestions.
11 Higher education. Educational objectives and their realization. Entrance of higher education and related problems. Private universities. Qualitative aspect of higher education: Schooling rates, cost and expenditures. Related researches and problems and suggestions. Private universities
12 Informal education, vocational and technical informal education. Psychological counseling and guidance, their importance, related problems and suggestions.
13 Evaluations and comparison of Turkish educational system according to international standards.
14 Students presentations (written and oral) feedbacks and corrections
15 Final exam

Recomended or Required Reading

Âdem, Mahmut. Atatürkçü Düşünce Işığında Milli Eğitim Politikamız. Istanbul: Yeni Gün Haber Ajansı Basın ve Yayıncılık. (Cumhuriyet Gazetesi ninin okurlarına armağanı). 2000.
Aytaç, Kemal. Avrupa Okul Sistemlerinin Demokratlaştırılması. Üçüncü Baskı. Ankara: Ankara Üniversitesi, Eğitim Bilimleri Fakültesi Yayını No:143, 1985.
Akyüz, Yahya. Türk Eğitim Tarihi, Başlangıçtan 1993 e Genişletilmiş ve YenidenYazılmış 10. Baskı. Ankara: Pegema Yayıncılık, 2006.
Chau, T.Ngac. Demographic Aspects of Educational Planning. Fundamentals of Educational Planning. Paris: UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning. 1969.
Ercan, Fuat. Eğitim ve Kapitalizm. Istanbul: Bilim Yayınları Inceleme Araştırma Dizisi.1998.
Harbison Frederic. Educational Planning and Human Resource Development. Paris: UNESCO. IIEP. 1967.
Husen, Torsten. Social Background and Educational Career. Paris: OECD, 1972

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Presentation, discussion, seminar and practical works, feedback and corrections.

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)

reside.kabadayi@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 2 26
Preparation for midterm exam 1 20 20
Preparation for final exam 1 25 25
Preparation for quiz etc. 1 20 20
Preparing assignments 1 25 25
Midterm 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 161

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8
LO.123232342
LO.234243434
LO.325425252
LO.432533235
LO.554242534
LO.632533552
LO.723535435
LO.852525232