Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9202045642010Social Foundations of Turkish Educational SystemCompulsory126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is designed to give the knowledge of educating the individuals as aimed in Turkish Education System. Also, during the education at process, the individuals will be achieving the basic skills and knowledge.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Kadir ASLAN
Learning Outcomes
1Following the literature of classroom teaching and using the scientific research methods and tecniques in his/her studies
2Analyzing the social backgrounds of Primary education
3Interpreting the general features of Turkish Education System
4Analyzing and interpreting the research datas in educational subjects
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The history of Primary Schools and their development, Social structure and Primary schools in the Turkish Education System, Developments of Primary Schools in Turkish Repuclic, Social bacground of 8-year compulsory education.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The basic features of Turkish Education SystemExpression Method
2The objectives and principles of Turkish Education SystemExpression Method
3Social structure and education in Ottoman EmpireExpression Method
4The first innovation acts period in Ottoman EmpireExpression Method
5The basic features of Education in Turkish Repuclic PeriodExpression and discussion method
6The Tevhid-i Tedrisat law and its innovations to educationExpression and discussion method
7The basic objectives and principles of Turkish Repuclic periodExpression and discussion method
8Midterm exam
9Ataturk's opinions about educationExpression and discussion method
10The significance of Ataturk's revolutions in Turkish Education historyExpression and discussion method
11The teacher training policy in Turkish Repuclic periodExpression and discussion method
12The administrational organizing of education in Turkish Repuclic periodExpression Method
13Social background of 8-year compulsory educationExpression Method
14General assessment of Turkish Education history - IDiscussion method
15General assessment of Turkish Education history - IIDiscussion method
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Akyüz, Y. (1991). “Türk Eğitim Tarihi”. Akyüz, H. (1992). “Eğitim Sosyolojisinin Temel Kavramları ve Alanları Üzerine Bir Araştırma“. Batır, B. (2010). “Geleneksel Eğitimden Çağdaş Eğitime, Türkiye’de İlköğretim (1908-1924)”, Elif Kitabevi,İstanbul. Cicioğlu, H. (1985). “Türkiye Cumhuriyetinde İlk ve Ortaöğretim-Tarihi Gelişimi”, II.Baskı, Ankara Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Fakültesi Yayınları, No:140, Ankara. Duman, T. (1991). “Türkiye’de Ortaöğretime Öğretmen Yetiştirme (Tarihi Gelişimi)”, Araştırma-İnceleme Dizisi, Milli Eğitim Basımevi, Ankara. Koşan, H.A. (1970).“Türkiye’de Modern Eğitimin Doğuşu ve Gelişimi MEB (1983). Cumhuriyet Döneminde Eğitim, Bilim ve Kültür Eserleri Dizisi, Atatürk Kitapları. Tezcan, M. (1984). “ Sosyal ve Kültürel Değişme“. Tezcan, M. (1999). “Eğitim Sosyolojisi”, 12.Baskı, Şafak Matbaacılık, 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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination12.52.5
Final Examination12.52.5
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion14114
Seminar224
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading14570
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)174.0
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
LO13 45   5
LO2 4 434 4
LO3453  4  
LO4        
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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