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Faculty of Education - Primary Science Teaching - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Primary education department was founded in 2010 and there are nearly 300 students in the department.
Qualification Awarded
Graduates who successfully completed the program with established qualifications have a bachelor of science degree in Science Education.
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students. The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students. The students who would like to study in Faculty of Education of Ege University in the context of Erasmus and Mevlana mobility programmes should carefully read the following instruction before they choose the courses in course structure diagrams of the programmes. In order to promote enhanced understanding of contents, increased engagement in activities and for the purpose of efficient time use and within courses, we prepared a series of courses in English for Erasmus+ and Mevlana students. You will see course list as tabled below with codes and program titles in which they take place. You will benefit up to 45 ECTS therefore it would be an opportunity for you to select among various alternatives included in our different teacher training, counseling and guidance programs. Therefore we request you to check the course list below, then select courses from appropriate programs. Guidance and Psychological Counseling Programme: 4505003582015 CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTATION (4 ECTS), 4505003602015 STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN TURKISH EDUCATION SYSTEM (4 ECTS), Primary Teaching Programme : 4506004422015 LEISURE AND CULTURE (4 ECTS) Computer and Instructional Technologies Teaching Programme: 4507004302015 INTERNET FOR EDUCATORS (6 ECTS) Preschool Teaching Programme: 4508004322015 ENHANCING SOCIAL EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD (4 ECTS), 4508004342015 ATTACHMENT AND CHILD-TEACHER RELATIONSHIPS (4 ECTS) Primary Science Teaching Programme : 4511004582015 STEM ACTIVITIES FOR PRESERVICE TEACHER (4 ECTS), 4511004542015 IMPLEMENTING ARGUMENTATION PROCESSES AS A SCIENCE TEACHER (4 ECTS) 4511004562015 EXPLORING SCHOOL SETTINGS (4 ECTS) Turkish Language Teaching Programme : 4512004222015 TURKISH NARRATIVE TRADITION (3 ECTS)
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
The profile of elementary science teaching programme is to educate students who will have knowledge, skills, capabilities about science teahing, establishing connections between theory and practice, being aware of the importance of lifelong learning and being conscious about society and nature.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates are employed as science teacher or administrators for the private or public elementary schools.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Midterm examinations are held in the 9th week of the term. The contribution of the midterm exam to overall score is 40% and end term examination is 60%. Moreover, in the end term examinations, it is required to obtain 60 out of 100 point regardless of the midterm examination score. For school experience or lab courses, students are subjected to various studies (presentations, lab. practices, projects etc.) and evaluated by the course instructor.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of the Program: Prof. Dr. Hülya Yılmaz Adres: Ege Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Fen Bilgisi Öğretmenliği ABD Bornova/İzmir (0232 311 2228)
Facilities
1 professor doctor, 3 associate professors, and 1 research assistant

Key Learning Outcomes
1Have the skills of establishing healthy communication with people and use Turkish language fluently and correctly
2Have the sufficient level of knowledge about science and technology and use that knowledge in planning effective lessons and activities.
3Have the sufficient level of English language knowledge in order to follow foreign literature on science and science education.
4Have the pedagogical knowledge and skills about teaching profession and know and apply contemporary teaching methods and techniques and measurement-assessment methods and compare the previous and current science education programmes
5Have the skill of using information and communication technology effectively for science and technology teaching.
6Be aware of the individual differences and cognitive development of the second stage of primary education students, and plan and use effective lesson plans (developing appropriate materials).
7Have enough knowledge about structure and the historical development of Turkish Educational System.
8Become a teacher who is faithful to Atatürk’s principles and revolutions.
9Have scientific thinking skills, know the scientific research methods, and use them in classroom settings and both know and use ethics in science.
10Develop positive attitudes towards science and scientific thinking, use metacognitive strategies and be willing to learn and teach issues related to science and technology.
11Know how to teach science-technology-society-environment outcomes of the Science and Technology Programme and apply that knowledge to the classroom environment.
12Have intellectual knowledge related to their profession.
13Design science experiments by using procedural and conceptual knowledge.
14Apply their knowledge related to general pedagogy and science and technology education to classroom settings.
15Be aware of the needs of the society and use the knowledge and experience given in the programme, have positive attitudes towards being in part of any social projects.
16Appreciate the importance of attending and following scientific, cultural, artistic and sportive activities and events and encourage their students to be involved in such activities as those.
17Have scientific and artistic creativity skills.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
SKILLS1
2
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
5
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511001052010 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I Compulsory 4 0 0 5
2 4511001072010 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB.I Compulsory 0 0 2 2
3 4511001092010 GENERAL MATHEMATICS I Compulsory 4 0 0 0
4 4511001012010 GENERAL PHYSICS I Compulsory 4 0 0 5
5 4511001032010 GENERAL PHYSICS LAB.I Compulsory 0 0 2 3
6 4511001152010 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATONAL SCIENCES Compulsory 3 0 0 4
7 4511001112010 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 4511001172011 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 4511001132010 TURKISH I: WRITING EXPRESSION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 21 0 4 26
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511001162010 EDUCATIONALPSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 4511001062010 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
3 4511001082010 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB.II Compulsory 0 0 2 2
4 4511001102010 GENERAL MATHEMATICS II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
5 4511001022010 GENERAL PHYSICS II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
6 4511001042010 GENERAL PHYSICS LAB. II Compulsory 0 0 2 3
7 4511001122010 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 4511001142010 TURKISH II: ORAL EXPRESSION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 19 0 4 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 14521101T11211 COMPUTER I Compulsory 2 0 2 4
2 14521101T11213 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
3 14521101T11201 GENERAL BIOLOGY I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
4 14521101T11203 GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB I Compulsory 0 0 2 3
5 14521101T11209 GENERAL CHEMISTRY III (ANALYTCIAL CHEMISTRY) Compulsory 2 0 2 4
6 14521101T11205 GENERAL PHYSICS III Compulsory 2 0 0 4
7 14521101T11207 GENERAL PHYSICS III Compulsory 0 0 2 3
8 14521101T11215 PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF INSTRUCTION Compulsory 3 0 0 4
Total 17 0 8 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 14521101T11208 COMPUTER II Compulsory 2 0 2 4
2 SEÇMELİGENELKÜLTÜR1 ELECTIVE Elective - - - 3
3 14521101T11210 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
4 14521101T11200 GENERAL BIOLOGY II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
5 14521101T11202 GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB II Compulsory 0 0 2 3
6 14521101T11206 GENERAL CHEMISTRY IV (ORGANIC CHEMISTRY) Compulsory 2 0 0 4
7 4511002322015 PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT Compulsory 3 0 0 4
8 14521101T11204 TRANSITION TO MODERN PHYSICS Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 19 0 4 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511003112012 DRAMA Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 4511003012012 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 4511003132012 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES AND DESIGNING TEACHING MATERIALS Compulsory 2 2 0 5
4 4511003172013 PROBLEM AND PROJECT-BASED LEARNING IN SCIENCE EDUCATION Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 4511003092012 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LAB.I Compulsory 2 2 0 5
6 4511003152012 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 4511003072012 STATISTICS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
8 4511003052012 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 16 4 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511003122012 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 1 2 0 4
2 4511003062012 ENVIRONMENTAL SCİENCE Compulsory 3 0 0 3
3 4511003022012 GENETICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 4511003082012 GEOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 4511003142012 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION Compulsory 2 2 0 5
6 4511003162012 MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT Compulsory 3 0 0 4
7 4511003042012 NATURE AND HISTORY OF SCIENCE Compulsory 3 0 0 3
8 4511003102012 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LAB.II Compulsory 2 2 0 5
Total 18 6 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511004132013 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 4511004032013 EVOLUTION Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 4511004112013 GUIDANCE Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 4511004092013 SCHOOL PRACTICE Compulsory 1 4 0 5
5 4511004152014 SPECIAL EDUCATION Compulsory 2 0 0 5
6 4511004052013 TEACHING METHODS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION II Compulsory 2 2 0 5
7 4511004012013 TEACHING SCIENCE IN INFORMAL SETTINGS Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 14 6 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511004022013 ASTRONOMY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
2 SEÇMELİALAN1 ELECTIVE Elective - - - 4
3 SEÇMELİALAN2 ELECTIVE Elective - - - 4
4 SEÇMELİGENELKÜLTÜR2 ELECTIVE Elective - - - 4
5 4511004042013 TEACHING PRACTICE Compulsory 2 6 0 10
6 4511004062013 TURKISH EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM AND SCHOOL MANAGEMENT Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 12 6 0 30
 
ELECTIVE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 14521101T11216 BODY LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION Elective 2 0 0 3
2 4511002222014 CULTURAL DIFFRENENCES IN EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 3
3 4511002262013 PHOTOGRAPHY Elective 2 0 0 3
4 4511002302013 CREATIVITY AND ARTS EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 3
5 4511002342015 ASTROPHYSISC Elective 2 0 0 3
6 4511002362015 HOBBY GARDENING Elective 2 0 0 3
7 4511002382015 PUBLIC HEALTH AND FIRST AID Elective 2 0 0 3
ELECTIVE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511004072014 RESEARCH PROJECT IN SCIENCE EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 4
2 4511004122013 COMPUTER ASSISTED SCIENCE EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 4
3 4511004362014 INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 4
4 4511004482015 STEM ACTIVITIES FOR PRE SERVICE TEACHERS Elective 2 0 0 4
5 4511004522015 LEARNING SCTENCE IN MUSEUM FOR ALL Elective 2 0 0 4
6 4511004582015 STEM ACTIVITIES FOR PRESERVICE TEACHER Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511004162013 HIGHER THINKING SKILLS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 4
2 4511004202013 EVERYDAY LIFE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 4
3 4511004302014 TURKISH SCIENTIST Elective 2 0 0 4
4 4511004402014 ENGLISH FOR PROFESSION Elective 2 0 0 4
5 4511004502015 IMPLEMENTING ARGUMENTATION PROCESSES AS A SCIENCE TECAHER Elective 2 0 0 4
6 4511004542015 IMPLEMENTINGARGUMENTATIONPROCESSES AS A SCIENCE TEACHER Elective 2 0 0 4
7 4511004562015 EXPLORING SCHOOL SETTINGS Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4511004242013 SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 4
2 4511004262013 ADJUSMENT PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN Elective 2 0 0 4
3 4511004282013 ART AND SOCIETY Elective 2 0 0 4
4 4511004322014 SIGN LANGUAGE Elective 2 0 0 4
5 4511004342014 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND QUALITY Elective 2 0 0 4
6 4511004422015 UNIVERSE Elective 2 0 0 4
7 4511004442015 ENTOMOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 4
8 4511004462015 NUCLEAR ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT Elective 2 0 0 4
 
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