Abant İzzet Baysal University ECTS Information Catalog

General Description

History

Social Studies Education Program is one of the programs of Primary School Department in the Faculty of Education. The program started in 1998 to train secondary school teachers who will work at secondary school 6-8 grades.

Qualification Awarded

The graduates of the department are assigned as social studies teachers and work secondary schools 6-8 grades.

Specific Admission Requirements

The students are selected by scores at the Transition to Higher Education Examination (YGS). The language of year training at the department is Turkish and approximately 110 students enroll the department.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Formal

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The program started to accept students at 1998-1999 academic year. There are 4 Associate Professor, 4 Assistant Professor, 1 Lecturer and 1 Research Asisstant at the department. The Bulding of Faculty is located at Abant İzzet Baysal University Gölköy Campus.

Profile of The Programme

The program includes compulsory, subject area, teaching profession knowledge culture and practical courses. Also, the students take elective courses. The courses are both theorical and practical.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

The graduates work at public and private school connected to the Ministry of National Education as classroom teacher.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates will attend to graduate courses.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

It is depend on course contents of the courses ½ midterms, Project study, term paper, presentations and a final exam at the end of the term.

Graduation Requirements

It is a 4 year traning program. The students have to take all courses and their GPAs should be 2.00 minimum.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

The Republic of Turkey Abant izzet Baysal University Faculty of Education Primary School Department Social Studies Education Department Gölköy / BOLU Associate Professor Cemal AVCI

Facilities

Education technollogy facilities are used in theorical courses at the program. There are tachnological facilities at the classes.


Key Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

  • Have main knowledge, skill and values which required by teaching profession.
  • Knows the geographical, societal, cultural, economic and political structure of Turkey in terms of past, today and the future.
  • Explains the main approaches of the social studies and the main disciplines in social sciences.
  • Get knowledge, skill, technique, method and approaches that require in performing the social studies curriculum.
  • Comprehends knowledge, skill and values toward sub-disciplines of social sciences in accordance with aims of the social studies education.
  • Have general culture which requires in performing the aims of social studies education.

Skills

  • Reflectively inquires Turkey in the context of societal, cultural, economic, political etc. opportunities and problems.
  • Designs new tools and equipment for planning, teaching, measurement and evaluation processes by use of both authentic and technological opportunities.

Competences

Taking Responsibility and Demonstrate Autonomy
  • By gaining self-learning competence, critically evaluates the knowledge that s/he learned.
Learning to Learn
  • Follows local, national and international developments which could be affective on social studies teaching practice.
Communication and Social
  • Communicates with students, colleagues, school managers and parents in effectively and healthy ways.
Professional and Vocational
  • Applies the social studies curriculum and main teaching methods, techniques and strategies while considering developmental characteristics of children.
Entrepreneurship
  • Takes responsible attempts to develop knowledge and skills on social studies education.
  1. Have main knowledge, skill and values which required by teaching profession.
  2. Reflectively inquires Turkey in the context of societal, cultural, economic, political etc. opportunities and problems.
  3. Designs new tools and equipment for planning, teaching, measurement and evaluation processes by use of both authentic and technological opportunities.
  4. By gaining self-learning competence, critically evaluates the knowledge that s/he learned.
  5. Follows local, national and international developments which could be affective on social studies teaching practice.
  6. Communicates with students, colleagues, school managers and parents in effectively and healthy ways.
  7. Applies the social studies curriculum and main teaching methods, techniques and strategies while considering developmental characteristics of children.
  8. Takes responsible attempts to develop knowledge and skills on social studies education.
  9. Knows the geographical, societal, cultural, economic and political structure of Turkey in terms of past, today and the future.
  10. Explains the main approaches of the social studies and the main disciplines in social sciences.
  11. Get knowledge, skill, technique, method and approaches that require in performing the social studies curriculum.
  12. Comprehends knowledge, skill and values toward sub-disciplines of social sciences in accordance with aims of the social studies education.
  13. Have general culture which requires in performing the aims of social studies education.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
105001252006Social PsychologyCompulsory2004.00
105001071998Turkish I: Writing Skills Compulsory2002.00
105001171998Atatürk`s Principles And History Of Turk Compulsory2002.00
105001292006Sociology Compulsory2003.00
105001272006Archeology Compulsory2004.00
105001312006Computer I Compulsory2024.00
105001232006Foundations of Social Science Compulsory2004.00
105001332006Introduction To Pedagogy Compulsory3004.00
170227.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
105004342006Drama Compulsory2205.00
105004322006Developing Social Projects Compulsory1204.00
105004382006Applications Of Teaching Experience Compulsory26010.00
105004362006Guidance Compulsory3004.00
105004302006History of the Republic of Turkey II Compulsory2003.00
1010026.00

Elective Courses

Seçmeli I (A)

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105002512006Turkish Modernization History 2000.00
105002592006Turkish Geopolitics 2000.00
105002532006Transition from the Empire to the National State 2000.00
105002552006History of Political Thought 2000.00
105002572006Tourism Geography 2000.00
105002612006Natural Resources 2000.00
105002632006Sociology of Culture 2000.00

Seçmeli I (GK)

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105002652006Formation of Pro-Atatürk Thought 2000.00
105002672006Turkish Political Life 2000.00
105002692006History of Turkish Culture 2000.00
105002712006History of Science 2000.00
105002732006Demographics 2000.00
105002752006Environmental Problems 2000.00
105002772006Culture, Identity, and Politics 2000.00

Seçmeli I (MB)

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105002662006History Teaching 2000.00
105002642006Material Production in Social Studies 2000.00
105002682006Teaching of Social Studies in the EU Countries 2000.00
105002702006New Approaches in Teaching Social Studies 2000.00
105002722006Historical Development of Social Studies Teaching 2000.00
105002742006Teaching Citizenship 2000.00

Seçmeli II (A)

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105002502006The History Of Turkish Democracy 2000.00
105002522006Turkish Foreign Affairs 2000.00
105002482006History of Institutions 2000.00
105002542006Transportation Geography 2000.00
105002562006Production Geography 2000.00
105002602006Republican Period Turkish Education Hist 2000.00
105002622006Sociocultural Change and Education in Turkey 2000.00
1050024420132000.00

Seçmeli II (GK)

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
1050034720132000.00
1050034920132000.00
105003512006Early Childhood Education 2000.00
105003532006In-Class Evaluation 2000.00
105003552006Values Education 2000.00
105003572006Media Literacy 2000.00
105003592006Total Quality Management in Primary Education 2000.00
105003612006Nature Games 2000.00
105003632006Design 2000.00
105003652008Visual Reading and Visual Presentation 2000.00
105003672006English - Turkish Translation 2000.00
105003692006Speed Reading Techniques 2000.00

Seçmeli II (MB)

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105004442006Human Rights and Democracy Teaching 2000.00
105004502006Investigation of Prominent Works in Social Sciences 2000.00
105004422006Museum Education and Historical Sites 2000.00
105004462006Geography Teaching 2000.00
105004482006Disaster Education 2000.00
105004402013Disciplin Bulding Methots in Classroom2000.00

Seçmeli III (GK)

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105003582006Global Environmental Problems 2000.00
105003502006Guitar Teaching 2000.00
105003522006Stress Management Methods 2000.00
105003542006Joyful Mathematics 2000.00
105003562006Conversational English 2000.00
105003602006Watercolor Painting 2000.00
105003622006Creative Writing Processes and Application 2000.00
105003642006Sex Education for Children 2000.00
105003662006Early Childhood Education Services 2000.00
1050034620132000.00
105003682006Turkish Art of Anatolia 2000.00

Yabancı Dil I

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105001111998English I 3000.00
105001131998German I 3000.00
105001151998French I 3000.00

Yabancı Dil II

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
105001101998English II 3000.00
105001121998German-II 3000.00
105001141998French II 3000.00