Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9202045662015Education and SocientyElective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach social basics of education, to explain the corelation between society and education.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Turhan Şengönül
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to define education.
2Ability to explain formal and informal education
3Ability to explain socialization within the family, socialization outside the Family.
4Ability to comprehend social class and cultural perspectives on socialization.
5Ability to understand the social basics of education.
6Ability to explain the relationships between society and education.
7Ability to understand the relation between culture and education.
8Ability to explain the relations between education and other institutions.
9Ability to explain social functions and relations of education to social structure, social class, economy, politics,
10Ability to comprehend the role of education on the social development and social change
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
.Definition of education . Formal and informal education. ..Socialization .Socialization within the family, socialization outside the family. .Social class and cultural perspectives on socialization. .The influence of income, education and occupation as dimensions of one’s social class on families’ socialization-education processes. .Social functions of education . The relations between industrialization and education. .The relations between politics and education. .Social mobility and education .Media and education . The influence of globalization on education
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of education
2Formal and informal education.
3Socialization
4Socialization
5Socialization
6Socialization within the family, socialization outside the family.
7Midterm
8.Social class and cultural perspectives on socialization.
9 The influence of income, education and occupation as dimensions of one’s social class on families’ socialization-education processes.
10Social functions of education
11The relations between industrialization and education.
12The relations between politics and education.
13Social mobility and education
14Media and education
15The influence of globalization on education
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Grusec, J. E. and Hastings, P. D. (Edited by) (2007). Handbook of socialization Theory and Research, The Guilford Press, New York London Meighan, R. and Blatchford, I. S., (1999) “A Sociology of Educating”, Wellington House, 125 Strand, London. Bloossfeld, H. P. and Shavit, Y. (eds) (1992), Persistent Inequality: Changing Educational Stratification in Thirteen Countries, Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Bourdieu, Pierre and Passeron, J.-C. (1973), Reproduction in Education, Society and Culture, London: Sage. Erikson, R. and Goldthorpe, John H. (1992), The Constant Flux: A Study of Class Mobility in Industrial Societies, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Şengönül, T. (2007), Toplumumuzda Eğitimin Dikey Sosyal Hareketliliğe Etkisi (İzmir’de Profesyonel Meslek Sahibi Bireyler Üzerine Bir Araştırma), İzmir: Ege Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü (Yayınlanmamış Doktora Tezi). Halsey, A. H., Heath, A. F. and Ridge, John M. (1980), Origins and Destinations, Oxford: Clarendon. Tezcan, M. (1997). Eğitim Sosyolojisi, Ankara Doğan, İ. (2004). Toplum ve Eğitim, Pegem Yayıncılık, Ankara
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion14114
Report Preparation2510
Report Presentation122
Criticising Paper236
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination166
Reading10330
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO222131113
LO323131113
LO422131113
LO522131113
LO623131113
LO732131113
LO822131113
LO922131113
LO1032131113
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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