Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
7502001062016FAMILY LİFE AND FAMILY RELATIONS Compulsory123
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course to ensure thet students tu grasp the definition, importance, structures and functions of family; theories obout family, family values, family life cycle, divorcement.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Halil İbrahim KORKMAZ
Learning Outcomes
1Knows the funtional and structural changes of family in the history.
2Grasps the importance of relationships and communication in family.
3Gathers some knowledge about home economics and managing the relationships between family members.
4Gathers some knowledge about theories about family and family life cycle
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
Definition, importance, structures and functions of family, family values, effective parenting, communication and relationships in family, home economics, using the sources in home, production and consumption in home, family life cycle and divorcement.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The definition and the importance of family; universal and unique features of familiy.
2Classification of different family types
3The functions of family from the past
4Theories about family
5Theories about family
6Family life and family values in Turkey
7Family life and family values in different cultures
8Midterm Exam
9Effective and compotent parenting
10Healthy relationships and communication in family
11Home economics and it's aims
12Usage of sources in family
13Family as a micro economical system: In the context of production and consumption.
14Family life cycle
15Divorcement as a crisis.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Güngen, Y, Topyürek, Ş. ve Şanlı, N. (2002). Ev ve Ailede Yaşam Yönetimi. Ankara: Pegem Özgüven, İ. E. (2010). Ailede İletişim ve Yaşam. Ankara: Pdrem.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7214
Individual Study for Final Examination7214
Homework2918
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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