COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Educational Psychology EMB   102 2 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFATOŞ BULUT ATEŞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFATOŞ BULUT ATEŞ1. Öğretim Grup:B
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFATOŞ BULUT ATEŞ1. Öğretim Grup:C
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFATOŞ BULUT ATEŞ1. Öğretim Grup:D
 
Assistants
Goals
Generate a general understanding about the relationships between basic concepts of education, teaching profession, education and other institutions.
Content
Basic concepts of education, teaching profession and professionalisation conditions, school and classroom environment, foundations of education, new trends in the twenty-first century, mass communication and education, the problems of Turkish education system

Learning Outcomes
1) Declares the relationships of basic concepts in educational psychology
2) Declares how to occur physical, cognitive, emotional and morel development until adulhood
3) Explains by giving examples of the changes with age in different developmental areas
4) Describes how they affect each other in areas of development.
5) Defines what it is to learn. Declares factors affecting learning
6) Explains the principles of classical and operant conditioning by comparing these two type of learning with another.
7) Explains observational learning principles. Tells how to use the principles of observational learning in the classroom
8) Explains the cognitive processes in Information Processing Theory . Explains how to use the information processing theory to classroom teachers.
9) Explains the importance of Constructivist Learning Theory in the educational system.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Students have knowledge on theory, practice and terminology in the area of learning and teaching English as a foreign language
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Knowledge on the basic concept, theories and movement in the areas of linguistics, culture, literature, translation and communication.
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Knowledge on learner variables such as age, level, learning styles and strategies and their impact on the process of learning and teaching English
4
Students have knowledge on qualitative and quantitative research methods in the area
5
Students can reconstruct knowledge by using pedagogical skills, and develop lesson plans, methods, materials, activities and assessment samples by taking learners´´ ages, levels and needs into account
6
Use information technologies effectively in the process of planning both learning and teaching by taking developmental characteristics and individual differences of learners into account
7
Analyze teaching materials with a critical perspective and adopt and develop these teaching materials
8
Evaluate the problems in the process of English language teaching and offer effective solutions to these problems
9
Use teaching methods and techniques in order to develop learners´´ critical and creative thinking skills, and problem solving skills
10
Evaluate the students´´ learning outcomes multi-directionally by using various methods
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Students can take responsibility as an individual and as a member of a team to solve the problems in English language teaching and can develop pedagogical knowledge and skills in a continuous manner
12
Develop independent behavioral skills such as taking initiative and being creative in teaching practices
13
Students can recognize themselves as individuals and use their strengths and learn from their weaknesses
14
Use the ways to access information effectively
15
Use language learning strategies effectively
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Students can use information and communication strategies in the area of English language teaching
17
Be aware of cultural factors at a national and international level which might be influential in English language teaching
18
Students can recognize the structure, purpose and function of the National Education System and act in accordance with the legislation, democratic, social, scientific and cultural values, and professional code of ethics
19
Communicate with the school administration, parents, colleagues and non-governmental organizations in order to develop individual, psychological, ethical, social and cultural skills of learners
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Students can have professional self-confidence and grasp , internalize and implement social and cultural responsibilities as a teacher

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The scope of educational psychology None Lecture
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Discussion
2 Basic concepts of developmental psychology Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject Lecture
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Discussion
3 Physical development Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject and prepare some examples to discuss Lecture
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Discussion
4 Cognitive development Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject and prepare some examples to discuss Lecture
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Discussion
5 Personality development Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject Lecture
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Discussion
6 Moral development Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject and prepare some examples to discuss Lecture
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Discussion
7 A general repetition of developmental psychology concepts A general repetition of developmental psychology concepts Lecture
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Discussion
Group Study
Testing
8 Mid-Term Exam Study for the exam Testing
9 The basic concepts of Learning psychology Factors that affect learning and introduction to learning models Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject Lecture
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Discussion
10 Classical conditioning Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject and prepare 5 examples on learning through classical conditioning Lecture
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Discussion
Group Study
11 Operant conditioning Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject and prepare 5 examples on learning through operant conditioning Lecture
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Discussion
Group Study
12 Social learning theory Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject and prepare 5 examples on learning through social learning Lecture
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Discussion
Group Study
13 Gestalt theory Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject Lecture
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Discussion
14 Information processing theory Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject Lecture
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Discussion
15 Theory of Constructivism Explore and read the recommended reading on the subject Lecture
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Discussion
16-17 Term Exams Study for the exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources