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Course Code: 
ED 340
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The course will introduce the foundational principles of educational psychology and their application for the purpose of enhancing classroom practice.
Course Content: 

The course content includes  learning theories associated with motivation, instruction and learning.  This course focuses upon behaviorist, constructivist, and social leaning theories with a particular emphasis upon instructional implications in classroom applications.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
1. Written exam, 2. multiple-choice test, 3. Space-filling, 4. Right-Wrong type, 5. Oral examination, 6. Portfolio

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes   Program Outcomes

 

Teaching

Methods

Assessment Methods
Students will be able to explain the terms related with the theories of learning and instruction   6 1 1, 2

 

Students will be able to interpret the relationships between the learning theories and instructional approaches   6 1,5 1, 2
Students will be explain learning processes and role of the learner in terms of learning theories   6 4,5 1, 2
Students will be understand role of the teacher in terms of learning theories.   6 3, 5 1, 2
Students will be explain relationship between motivation and learning.  

 

6 4,5 1, 2
Students will be explain relationship between student needs and  different instructional models   6 3,5 1, 2

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Basic concepts of learning and instruction  
3 Behaviorism: Connectionism, Classical and Operant Conditing  
4 Behaviorism: Instructional Applications  
5 Social Cognitive Theory: Conceptional Framework  
6 Social Cognitive Theory: Instructional Applications  
7 Midterm  
8 Information Processing Theory: Memory model, Attention and Perception  
9 Information Processing Theory: Instructional Applications  
10 Constructivism: Assumptions and Perceptives  
11 Constructivism: Instructional Applications  
12 Neuroscinence of Learning  
13 Brain Based Instructional Practices  
14 Learning Styles and In structional practices  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Dale Schunk,Learning Theories:An Educational Perspective.Pearson Publishing
Additional Resources Joyce, Weil and Models of Teaching Pearson Publishing

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Assignment 1 30
Mid-terms 1 30
Final 1 40
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   40
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   60
Total   100

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having knowledge of past, basic though and principles of the PCG, and implementing PCG X        
2 Comprehending meaning and importance of the coordination, consultation/consulting and supervision in the PCG field, and implementing them   X      
3 Having knowledge of ethical rules accepted by national and international PCG associations, and implementing them       X  
4 Learning to accept everyone as they are / with all kind of features by the multicultural approach       X  
5 Learning theories/information about cultural awareness, cultural social justice, solution of conflicts, and other cultural behaviors; for development and health of human soul, mind and body, and implementing them       X  
6 Learning theories related to the development, learning and personality development so as to facilitate positive development and wellness of individual for his/her life time, and implementing them       X  
7 Understanding the environmental factors affecting normal and abnormal behaviors, psychopathology, disability conditions and crisis during his/her development process,     X    
8 Learning and implementing the career consulting, processes, techniques and sources, career development and decision-making model so as to include those applied to certain groups in the global economy         X
9 Learning psychological consulting theories, being aware and use of intervention techniques suitable for counselees in practice     X    
10 Learning group process, roles and behaviors of group members, group working, therapeutic factors, and principles and techniques of group dynamics containing developmental stages     X    

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 15 2 30
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 5 75
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Ödev 1 1 1
Final examination 1 2 1
Total Work Load     110
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,4
ECTS Credit of the Course     4