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 Lec. Tuğba ÇELİK GÜRBÜZ
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiMUZAFFER SENCER ÖZSEZER1. Öğretim Grup:A
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiMUZAFFER SENCER ÖZSEZER2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
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
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.
3
Explains basic concepts related to Science and Mathematics.
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.
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.
13
Considers issues related to educational settings and daily life based on historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives.
14
Takes an active role in individual and group activities and successfully finish the tasks.
15
Has the ability to search, discover, create alternative solutions, reach information, think critically and engages in productive discussions for personal and professional improvement.
16
Has the skills of active listening, empathy, self-expression, and use of communication technology for effective interpersonal communication.
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.
19
Shows critical, creative and independent thinking abilities and posseses a multi dimensional perspective on professional, social and cultural issues.
20
Uses her/his knowledge in professional and daily life in accordance with social responsibility and ethics.

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