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Course Code: 
ED 245
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Course Objectives: 
To inform students about educational process and educational institutions in the previous Turkish states, the role of education ın the establishment of modern Turkish state, new educational reforms and the ideas of main Turkish educators
Course Content: 

Education in previous Turkish states, medreses, sıbyan mektebs, Enderun school, the reform attemps in the Ottoman period, the developments of education in modern turkish period, the main educators who give direction to Turkish education and their ideas on education

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 Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Evaluation Techniques
  1. Students shall gain the knowledge of developmental stages of Turkish education history.
1,5,6 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
  1. Students shall assess level of current Turkish education.
1,5,6 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
  1. Students shall compare past educational systems with current Turkish education system.
1,5,6 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
  1. Students shall gcomprehend main Turkish educators and their ideas on education.
1,4,5,6 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
  1. Students shall analyze the role of education in the establishment of the new Turkish state.
1,4,5 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
  1. Students shall gain the knowledge of the main educational reforms in Turkish history.
1,4,5 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
  1. Students shall evaluate the developments in Turkish elementary and secondary level.
1,4,5 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3



Course Flow

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Education in former Turkish states.  
2 Turks’ acceptance of İslam and medreses.  
3 Elementary and secondary education in Ottoman.  
4 Endurun school.  
5 Reforming education in the Ottoman period.  
6 Main educators in the Ottoman period.  
7 Education in the Turkish Republic.  
8 Midterm exam.  
9 Atatürk and education.  
10 Educational developments in the republican period.  
11 Foreign expert reports and educational congress (eğitim şuraları).  
12 Developments in elementary and secondary education.  
13 Teacher training from past to present.  
14 Education in today’s Turkey: some historical lessons.  
15 General assessment.  
16 Final exam.  


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Material Sharing




Homework 1 25
Project 1 25
Final Homework 1 50
Total   100
Contribution of Final Exam to Success Grade   50
Contribution of Term (Year) Learning Activities to Success Grade   50
Total   100



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            
3 Having knowledge of ethical rules accepted by national and international PCG associations, and implementing them            
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,            
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        




COURSE CATEGORY Lecture on Specialized Field
Activities Number Duration
Work Load
Duration (hour) 15 3 45
Prestudy 15 3 45
Homework 1 3 3
Project 1 3 3
Final Homework 1 3 3
Total Workload     96
Total Workload / 25 (h)     3,84
ECTS Credit     4