COURSE UNIT TITLE

: NEW TRENDS AND RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
EPÖ 5523 NEW TRENDS AND RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10

Offered By

Curriculum and Instruction Non-Thesis

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR HALE SUCUOĞLU

Offered to

Curriculum and Instruction Non-Thesis

Course Objective

The purpose of this course , to learn basic concepts related to learning and to gain different perpectives, to examine the theoretical structure of learning theories and teaching approaches, to gain knowledge about each learning theory and to develop skills to design activities and learning environments according to the rules of each learning theory.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   to explain the meaning of the concepts related to teaching and learning processes
2   Being willing to learn theories of learning.
3   To understand the principles of learning theories.
4   To be able to Apply the stages of different types of learing theories into practice
5   To explain the connections between learning theories and teaching approaches.
6   To adapt learning theories to the classroom environment
7   be able to evaluate the effects of learning and teaching theories in terms of education.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Basic concept of Theories and approaches to learning and teaching
2 Behaviorist approaches to learning
3 Cognitive learning theory
4 Approaches to Teaching: Teacher-Centered Approaches, Student-Centered Approaches
5 Constructivism
6 Active Learning
7 Midterm exams
8 Cooperative Learning
9 Mastery Learning Theory
10 Gardner and Multiple Intelligent Theory
11 Problem Based Learning
12 Reflective thinking and education
13 critical thinking and education
14 Reflective thinking and lifelong learning
15 Final exam

Recomended or Required Reading

Açıkgöz, K. Ü. (2002). Aktif öğrenme. Izmir: Kanyılmaz Matbaası.
Bainer, P. L. & Metcalf, K. (1995). The act of teaching. New York: McRow-Hill.
Bloom, Benjamin S. (1979). Insan Nitelikleri ve Okulda Öğrenme. Çev: D. A. Özçelik Ankara: MEB Yayınevi
Bümen, N. (2002). Okulda çoklu zeka kuramı. Ankara: PegemA Yayıncılık.
Demirel, Ö. (Ed.) (2005). Eğitimde yeni yönelimler. Ankara: PegemA Yayınları.
Demirel, Özcan. (2009). Öğretim Ilke ve Yöntemleri Öğretme Sanatı. Ankara: Pegem A Yayınları.
Doğanay, A. (2008). Öğretim Ilke ve Yöntemleri
Fidan, Nurettin. (1997). Okulda Öğrenme ve Öğretme. Ankara: Alkım Yayınevi.
Gözütok, D. (2000). Öğretmenliğimi geliştiriyorum. Ankara: Siyasal Yayınları.
Gözütok, D. (2007). Öğretim Ilke ve Yöntemleri
Marlove, B. A. & Page, M. L. (1998). Creating and sustaining the constructivist classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

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 MTEG MIDTERM GRADE
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTEG * 0.30 +ASG* 0.10 + FCG* 0.60
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTEG * 0.30 + ASG * 0.10 + 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)

To be announced.

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 25 25
Preparation for final exam 1 35 35
Preparing assignments 2 10 20
Preparing presentations 2 10 20
Final 1 3 3
Midterm 1 1 1
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 247

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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LO.25314
LO.33132
LO.41113
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