COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Conceptual Development and Concept Training * OSC   203 3 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Durmuş ASLAN
Instructors
Doç. Dr.Dr.DURMUŞ ASLAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç. Dr.Dr.DURMUŞ ASLAN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of the course is providing the students knowledge and experience about the definition,characteristics, and classification of concept, effective factors in the development of the concept in early childhood period and different approaches and methods in concept teaching.
Content
What is concept, Characteristics of concept, theories of concept formation, classification and abstraction, content items of concept, concept analysis, concept development in children, misconceptions, caregorization

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explains the theories of development, learning, and education related to pre-school children.
X
2
Explains regulations, principles and education program about early childhood education.
X
3
Explains basic concepts related to Science and Mathematics.
X
4
Prepares an annual/daily plan by considering pre-school children´s developmental characteristics, individual differences, and their interests and needs.
X
5
Uses family involvement strategies actively.
X
6
Plans and conducts a scientific project , and do necessary analysis by using scientific research methodology .
X
7
Designs and organizes educational environments in accordance with children´s developmental needs, physical conditions and principles of effective classroom management.
X
8
Does multifaceted assessment and evaluation to support children´s development and provide long lasting educational effects.
X
9
Applies appropriate methods and techniques to support children´s development from all perspectives.
X
10
Chooses, prepares and uses materials appropriate for children´s developmental level and individual characteristics.
X
11
Modifies education settings to accommodate children with special needs and applies an inclusive education.
X
12
Uses information technology effectively to reach educational goals.
X
13
Considers issues related to educational settings and daily life based on historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives.
X
14
Takes an active role in individual and group activities and successfully finish the tasks.
X
15
Has the ability to search, discover, create alternative solutions, reach information, think critically and engages in productive discussions for personal and professional improvement.
X
16
Has the skills of active listening, empathy, self-expression, and use of communication technology for effective interpersonal communication.
X
17
Improves him-/herself continuously in scientific, social, cultural and athletic field besides professional development.
18
Has necessary skills and knowledge in the fields of music, games and drama.
X
19
Shows critical, creative and independent thinking abilities and posseses a multi dimensional perspective on professional, social and cultural issues.
X
20
Uses her/his knowledge in professional and daily life in accordance with social responsibility and ethics.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 What is concept, What are the characteristics of concept Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
2 Theories of concept formation Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
3 Classification and abstraction Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
4 Content items of concept Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
5 Concept Analysis Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
6 Concept Analysis Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature and preparing a concept analysis
7 Concept Analysis Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature and preparing a concept analysis
8 Mid-Term Exam Preparing the exam
9 Conceptual development in children Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
10 Misconceptions Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
11 Categorization Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
12 Concept education in preschool period Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
13 Concept education in preschool period Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
14 Concept education in preschool period Reading the related materials and reviewing the related literature
15 Term Exams Reading the related materials
16-17 Term Exams Reading the related materials

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources