Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9202045612010The Politics of Teacher Training in TurkeyCompulsory117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main aim of this course to discuss and analyze the basic principles of teacher training and general trends in teacher training. It is also aimed to investigate historical process of teacher training politics in Turkish education system.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Kadir ASLAN
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to understand the concept of teacher training
2Be able to comprehend teaching training principles and trends
3Be able to critisize teacher training politics and provide solutions to problems in this area
4Be to understand historical process of teacher training politics
5Be able to analyze recent developments of profession of teacher
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Views and implementations regarding primary teacher training in Turkey, views and implementations regarding secondary teacher training in Turkey, Historical development of teacher training and implementations, Evaluation and analyze of teacher training efforts, Teacher training politics of different countries, Projects and studies related to teacher training in recent years.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Views and implementations regarding primary teacher training in Turkey
3Views and implementations regarding secondary teacher training in Turkey,
4Teacher training politics in the republic period at Turkey
5Teacher training politics in the republic period at Turkey-Between 1920-1923
6Teacher training politics in the republic period at Turkey-Between 1923-1946
7MIDTERM
8Teacher training politics in the republic period at Turkey-Between 1946-1960
9Teacher training politics in the republic period at Turkey-Between 1946-1982
10Teacher training politics in the republic period at Turkey- After 1960
11Evaluation and analyze of teacher training efforts
12Teacher training politics of different countries
13Teacher training politics of different countries
14Projects and studies related to teacher training in recent years.
15Projects and studies related to teacher training in recent years.
16Evaluation of the course
Recommended or Required Reading
Ülkelerin Öğretmen Yetiştirme Sistemleri (2006), MEB Devlet Kitapları Müdürlüğü Basımevi, Ankara. Duman, T. (1991). Türkiye’de Ortaöğretime Öğretmen Yetiştirme, Milli Eğitim Basımevi, Ankara. Cumhuriyet Döneminde Eğitim (1983). Bilim ve Kültür Eserleri Dizisi Atatürk Kitapları, Milli Eğitim Basımevi, İstanbul. Cicioğlu, H. (1985). Türkiye Cumhuriyetinde İlk ve Ortaöğretim (Tarihi Gelişim). Ankara Üniversitesi Basımevi, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation12020
Report Presentation133
Criticising Paper51050
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)220
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
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PO
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PO
8
LO13 5 3  5
LO2 4 4 44 
LO344 4    
LO4  4    4
LO5        
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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