COURSE UNIT TITLE

: TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESSES

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
EPÖ 5543 TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESSES 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

At the end of the course the students will be able to analyzing the structure of the learning and teaching theories and they will be able to utilize them in curriculum development process.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Students will be able to exemplify the meanings of the terms related with the theories of learning and teaching.
2   Students will be able to comprehend the principles of the learning theories.
3   Students will be able to interpret the relationships between the learning theories and the teaching approaches.
4   Students will be able to use the principles of the learning theories to analyze the needs of target audience.
5   Students will be able to evaluate the candidate goals and objectives in curriculum design according to principles of the learning theories.
6   Students will be able to determine the proper teaching approaches for curriculum design.
7   Students will be able to planning the teaching activities properly in curriculum design.
8   Students will be able to interpret the program outcomes by utilizing the learning and teaching theories.
9   Students will be able to detect the educational problems based on the learning and teaching theories.
10   Students will be able to establish relationships between the educational practices and research on the learning and teaching.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Individual Course Description of the Lesson
2 Basic Terms: Behavior, Learning and Teaching
3 Predominantly Functionalistic Theories
4 Predominantly Functionalistic Theories
5 Predominantly Associationistic Theories
6 Predominantly Associationistic Theories
7 Predominantly Cognitive Theories
8 Mid-term exam
9 Predominantly Cognitive Theories
10 A Predominantly Neurophysiological Theory
11 Teaching Approaches: Teacher-oriented Approaches, Learner-centered Approaches
12 Teaching Approaches: Teacher-oriented Approaches, Learner-centered Approaches
13 Teaching Approaches: Teacher-oriented Approaches, Learner-centered Approaches
14 The Impact of the Learning and Teaching Theories on the Special Fields
15 Final Exam

Recomended or Required Reading

1. Borich, G. D. (2007). Effective teaching methods (6th Ed.). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
2. Bower, G. H. & Hilgard, E. R. (1981). Theories of learning (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall.
3. Brew, A. (2010). Imperatives and challenges in integrating teaching and research. Higher Education Research & Development, 29 (2), 139-150.
4. Eggen, P. D. & Kauchak, D. P. (1997). Educational psychology (3rd Ed.). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
5. Hergenhahn, B. R. & Olson M. H. (2004). An introduction to theories of learning (7th Ed.). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
6. Jacobsen, D. A. Eggen, P., & Kauchak, D. (1999). Methods for teaching: Promoting student learning (5th Ed.). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
7. McCombs, B. L. & Whisler, J. S. (1997). The learner-centered classroom and school: Strategies for increasing student motivation and achievement. San Francisco: Jessey-Bass.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Explaining, question-answer, discussion.

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)

murat.ellez@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Final Exam 14 3 42
Pre Class Self Study 14 10 140
Midterm Preparation 1 20 20
Final Preparation 1 25 25
Paper Preparation 1 30 30
Final Exam 1 2 2
Midterm Exam 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 261

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4
LO.14333
LO.24333
LO.34333
LO.44333
LO.54333
LO.64333
LO.74333
LO.84333
LO.94333
LO.104333