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Faculty of Education - Preschool Teaching - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Preschool Education Program is one of the first programs of Faculty of Education established in 1998. Faculty of Education has four different undergraduate programs and Preschool Education Program is one of these four undergraduate programs.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in Preschool Education ( first cycle in Preschool Education) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum
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
Preschool Education Program administers an education program to educate effective preschool teachers having basic knowledge and skills about prechool education and child development. The program includes must courses about teaching job and liberal education. In addition to must courses, the program offers elective courses for students' choosing in terms of their own preferences. By this way, Preschool Education Program educates preschool teachers who is able to give required eduation to 0-6 aged children in terms of their developmental characteristics via individual study or study in groups and is able to maintain their own professional development.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates of this program can be assigned as preschool teacher by Ministry of National Education if they take required grades from Civil Servants Selection Exam (known as KPSS in Turkey). Furthermore, the graduates can become director or teacher in private schools. Besides this, they can work as teachers in private education institutions giving education for children with special needs.
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
Measurement and Evaluation of each course defined in "Course Education Plan" in details.
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
Program Director Assist. Prof. Derya Şahin Phone :+90 232 3114169 E-mail : derya.sahin@ege.edu.tr ECTS / DS Coordinator Prof. Dr. Hülya Yılmaz Phone :+90 232 3112228 E-mail : hulya.yilmaz@ege.edu.tr
Facilities
Preschool Education Program has two Associate Professors, two Assistant Prffesors, and 1 Research Assistant who attend Preschool Education PhD Program.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be able to apply preschool teaching techniques and methods in educational environment
2To be able to implement educational program in terms of preschool children’s developmental levels appropriately
3To be able to know the structure of Turkish Educational System and preschool education field
4To be able to determine self learning requirements
5To be able to develop positive attitude regarding to lifelong learning
6To be able to gain problem solving skill, initiative and creativity skills
7To be able to organize and apply the projects and activities for social environment which they live with the conscious of social responsibility
8To be able to understand society, culture, social and cultural values, socializing in family and out of family, social class and cultural perspectives upon socializing, to be able to own social, scientific, and ethics values
9To be able to use advanced information and communication technologies with the computer software needed by the field
10To be able to communicate with at least one foreign language as written and verbal
11To be able to understand philosophy, philosophical foundations of education, contemporary education theories, information, science, philosophy of values, to be able to assess the knowledge and skills gained in education with a critical perspective
12To be able to follow current national and international development about preschool education field
13To be able to take responsibility individually and as a member of group to solve the problems faced in practice of preschool education field
14To be able to gather data related to preschool education field, interpret them, and transfer the results into the field
15To be able to do team work in disciplines and interdisciplinary
16To be able to have knowledge and information about the management in preschool education institutions
17To be able to have basic field knowledge about preschool education
18To be able to take pleasure for reading scientific publication about preschool education field
19To be able to have skills of using mother tongue appropriately, nicely and effectively
20To be able to explain formal and informal education, social functions of education, social structure, culture, social class, economy, politics and their relationships, the role of education related to social development and change

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 4508001072006 COMPUTER-I Compulsory 2 2 0 4
2 4508001152010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE-I Compulsory 4 0 0 2
3 4508001032006 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 4508001132006 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL SCIENCE Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 4508001012006 INTRODUCTION TO PRESCHOOL EDUCATION Compulsory 3 0 0 5
6 4508001112006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 4508001052006 PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
8 4508001172011 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 4508001092006 TURKISH I: WRITTEN EXPRESSION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 23 2 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508001042006 COMPUTER-II Compulsory 2 2 0 5
2 4508001142010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE-II Compulsory 4 0 0 2
3 4508001022006 MATERNAL-CHILD HEALTH AND FIRST-AID Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 4508001062006 PHILSOPHY OF EDUCATION Compulsory 2 0 0 6
5 4508001102006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 4508001122006 PSYCHOLOGY OF EDUCATION Compulsory 3 0 0 6
7 4508001082006 TURKISH II: ORAL EXPRESSION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 18 2 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508002052006 CHILD AND CREATIVITY Compulsory 2 2 0 6
2 4508002032006 CHLID DEVELOPMENT I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
3 4508002072006 DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD PLAY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 SEÇMELİOKULÖNCESİÖĞR ELECTIVE Elective - - - 5
5 4508002012006 MOTHER AND CHILD NUTRITION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
6 4508002132006 SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 4508002152006 TEACHING PRINCIPLES AND METHODS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
Total 16 2 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508002022006 CHILD DEVELOPMENT II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 4508002042006 CHILD LITERATURE Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 4508002102006 DRAMA Compulsory 2 2 0 5
4 4508002122006 HISTORY OF TURKISH EDUCATION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 4508002142006 MATERIAL DESIGN AND TEACHING TECHNIQUES Compulsory 2 2 0 6
6 4508002062006 MATHEMATIC EDUCATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD Compulsory 3 0 0 4
7 4508002082006 MENTAL HEALTH IN CHILDHOOD Compulsory 3 0 0 4
Total 17 4 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508003112006 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 4508003132006 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS IN PRESCHOOL EDUCATION Compulsory 2 2 0 4
3 4508003032006 MUSIC EDUCATION-I Compulsory 1 2 0 3
4 4508003152006 SCHOOL PRACTICE Compulsory 1 4 0 5
5 4508003052006 SCIENCE EDUCATION Compulsory 2 2 0 4
6 4508003092006 STATISTICS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 4508003012006 TEACHING GAME AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION Compulsory 2 2 0 4
8 4508003072006 VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION Compulsory 2 2 0 4
Total 14 14 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508003122006 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 1 2 0 2
2 4508003082006 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 4508003182007 ENGLISH FOR CAREER Compulsory 3 0 0 3
4 4508003022006 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS IN PRESCHOOL EDUCATION Compulsory 2 2 0 4
5 4508003062006 MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT Compulsory 2 2 0 5
6 4508003162006 MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT Compulsory 3 0 0 3
7 4508003042006 MUSIC EDUCATION-II Compulsory 2 2 0 3
8 4508003102006 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
9 4508003142006 SPECIAL EDUCATION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 20 8 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEÇOKLÖNGENELKÜLTÜR ELECTIVE Elective - - - 4
2 SEÇOKÖNALANEĞİTİMİ ELECTIVE Elective - - - 4
3 4508004212006 GUIDANCE Compulsory 3 0 0 5
4 4508004012006 PARENT EDUCATION Compulsory 2 0 0 5
5 4508004232006 PRACTICE TEACHING-I Compulsory 2 6 0 7
6 4508004032006 RESEARCH PROJECT-I Compulsory 1 2 0 5
Total 11 8 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SEÇOKÖNALANEĞİT2 ELECTIVE 2 Elective - - - 5
2 SEÇOKÖNALANEĞİTİMİ3 ELECTIVE 3 Elective - - - 4
3 4508004202006 PRACTICE TEACHING-II Compulsory 2 6 0 7
4 4508004042006 RESEARCH PROJECT-II Compulsory 1 2 0 5
5 4508004022006 SCHOOL READINESS AND PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS Compulsory 2 0 0 5
6 4508004182006 TURKISH EDUCATION SYSTEM AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 12 8 0 30
 
ELECTIVE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508002092006 COMPUTER IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Elective 3 0 0 5
2 4508002192010 DRAWING EDUCATION IN PRESCHOOL PERIOD (A) (ELECTIVE I) Elective 3 0 0 5
3 4508002212014 STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES IN PRESCHOOL EDUCATION Elective 3 0 0 5
4 4508002232016 CHILDREN IN FILMS Elective 3 0 0 5
ELECTIVE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508004052006 SEX EDUCATION Elective 3 0 0 4
2 4508004072006 BODY LANGUAGE AND DICTION IN TEACHING PRESCHOOL EDUCATION Elective 3 0 0 4
3 4508004132006 TEACHING PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS (ORF) Elective 3 0 0 4
4 4508004312015 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND QUALİTY Elective 3 0 0 4
5 4508004332015 SİGN LANGUAGE Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508004152006 CHILDIREN'S AGRESSIVE BEHAVIOURS AND BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT (ELECTIVE-II) Elective 2 0 0 4
2 4508004172006 INTEGRATED EDUCATION (ELECTIVE-II) Elective 2 0 0 4
3 4508004192012 OKUL ÖNCESİ DÖNEMDE AİLE KATILIMI ÇALIŞMALARI Elective 2 0 0 4
4 4508004352016 VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION AND AESTHETIC FOR PRESCHOOL TEACHER CANDIDATES Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508004082006 CHILDREN AND VIOLENCE(ELECTIVE-III) Elective 3 0 0 5
2 4508004102006 MUSEUM EDUCATION IN PRESCHOOL EDUCATION (ELECTIVE-III Elective 3 0 0 5
3 4508004262012 ÇOCUĞU TANIMA TEKNİKLERİ Elective 3 0 0 5
4 4508004362016 HEALTHY LIFE SKILLS AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN PRESCHOOL PERİOD Elective 3 0 0 5
ELECTIVE 3
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 4508004142006 SOCIAL AND INTERPERSONAL PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS IN PRESCHOOL EDUCATION (ELECTIVE Elective 2 0 0 4
2 4508004192006 PROJECT WORKS IN PRESCHOOL EDUCATION (ELECTIVE -II) Elective 2 0 0 4
3 4508004322015 ENHANCING SOCIAL EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE IN EARLY CHİLDHOOD Elective 2 0 0 4
4 4508004342015 ATTACHMENTAND CHİLD-TEACHER RELATIONSHIPS Elective 2 0 0 4
5 4508004382016 VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION AND AESTHETIC FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN Elective 2 0 0 4
 
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