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 ED 101 Introduction to Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Basic concepts, principles and characteristics of education; social, political, philosophical, and historical foundations of education in general and the Turkish educational system in particular.

 ED 104 Social Foundations of Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
School as a social institution in a social system. Critical analysis of roles of students, teachers and schools in society. The role of education in social stratification, social class, gender and equality of educational opportunity.

 ED 106 School Experience (2+0+2) 3 AKTS 5
Initial exposure to schools, their organization, administration, processes and problems. Understanding school climate, roles of personnel and their activities, equipment and material usage, daily activities and parent-school and community partnership.

 ED 121 Freshman Orientation (2+0+0) 2 ECTS 5
A general introduction to the university, faculty, department and the program. Issues of freshman students in adjusting into academic life. Understanding the extent of the field and career options in guidance and counseling.

 ED 132 Ethical Issues in Counseling (2+0+0) 2 ECTS 4
Development of ethical awareness and thinking. Introduction to ethical issues in counseling practice. Relations with law.

 ED 200 Living with Disabilities (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Awareness of disabling conditions and identifying differences in oneself and others. Exclusion and disability as a marker of identity. Representation of disability in literature, arts, science, law, religion, education and media. Models of disability. Disability through the lens of diversity. Issues of social integration.

 ED 201 Introduction to Statistics (4+0+0) 4 ECTS 6
Concepts of measurement in social sciences; descriptive and inferential statistics, parametric and non-parametric techniques of statistics. Data analyses with statistical software.

 ED 202 Analysis of Variance (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
Use of analysis of variance techniques in experimental and causal comparative research designs in social sciences. Factorial, repeated-measures, and analysis of covariance. Issues of power and practical significance.
Prerequisite: ED 201

 ED 203 History of Turkish Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Analysis of historical forces influencing the development of Turkish education with a focus on relations between the school and other social institutions.
Prerequisite: ED 101

 ED 206 Philosophy of Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction to philosophical foundations of education. Prominent educational philosophers. Major educational philosophies, theories and their influence on education in relation to critical issues in contemporary education.
Prerequisite: ED 101

 ED 207 Elementary Education Issues (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
The study of pedagogical and policy issues in elementary education. Examining these issues in the Turkish social and political context. Review of research in the field.
Prerequisite: ED 101

 ED 208 Research Methodology (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 6
Introduction to the logic of social scientific inquiry. Basic concepts and techniques in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Understanding the interrelated roles of research design, measurement and statistics. Using theoretical framework in developing research proposals in educational settings.
Prerequisite: ED 201

 ED 209 Lifespan Development (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Stages and processes of human lifespan changes in physical, emotional, cognitive and social domains of development. Issues of risk and resiliency.

 ED 211 Educational Psychology (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Understanding the human potential, effectiveness and motivation. Human development and diversity. Problem solving, memory and creativity. Instruction and assessment in learning. Contemporary issues in educational psychology.

 ED 213 Development and Learning (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction to human development including physical, cognitive, personality, social and moral domains. Theories of learning. Issues in motivation and human diversity.

 ED 215 Educational Technology (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
Principles and formats of technology as an integrated part of teaching and learning processes. Analysis and critique of technology usage in learning environments in light of current learning theories. Design, development and evaluation of technologies in education.

 ED 221 Fundamentals of Guidance and Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction into the field of guidance and counseling; its conceptualization, historical background, nature, professional roles, direct and indirect functions. A brief review of career counseling, counseling with special groups, basic assessment techniques, and development of these services in Türkiye.

 ED 262 Planning and Evaluation of Instruction (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 6
Basic concepts and principles of instructional planning, curriculum development, measurement and evaluation. Developing lesson plans and producing unit designs in relation to teaching strategies and materials. Different measurement, evaluation, and assessment approaches; development of formative and summative evaluation instruments.
Prerequisite: ED 211

 ED 270 Program Development and Evaluation (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 6
Processes and elements of program development and evaluation. Survey of different theoretical approaches and models. Program development under supervision.
Prerequisite: ED 101

 ED 282 Principles and Methods of Instruction (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Theoretical approaches to curriculum development and instruction. Concepts and principles of instructional processes. Methods and techniques of instructional planning. Designing, developing, and producing lesson plans on learning units. Development of formative and summative evaluation instruments.
Prerequisite: ED 211

 ED 300 Community Involvement (1+0+4) 3 ECTS 5
Understanding individual responsibility in the social development of the society. Taking an active role in contributing to community-based services. Collaboration with public or nongovernmental organizations. Supervised supportive practice in selected community settings. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 301 Child Maltreatment (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Definitions of child maltreatment and its individual and social dynamics. Understanding the victim, abuser and the process of abuse. Exploration of familial and contextual factors, and short and long-term effects of child abuse and neglect. Review of recent research and strategies employed in the prevention and treatment of abuse.
Prerequiste: ED 209

 ED 303 Early Childhood Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction to the philosophy, history and policies of early childhood education. Basic models and principles.

 ED 304 Education and Culture (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Critical analysis of education within the context of social and cultural dynamics of a society. Examination of social and cultural processes in education from various theoretical and analytical perspectives.
Prerequisite: ED 104

 ED 306 Comparative Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction to comparative and international studies in education. Examination of theoretical approaches, contemporary issues, current trends, and major concepts including power, equity, and gender.
Prerequisite: ED 104

 ED 307 Education and Social Development (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Analysis of interaction between education, and social, political and economic development. Examining the means that schools reproduce or challenge the prevailing social, economic and political order. Schooling in socialization process, education and gender, education and work, and freedom through education. Education in Türkiye regarding these themes.

 ED 308 Secondary Education Issues (3+0+0) ECTS 5
The study of pedagogical and policy issues in secondary education. Examining these issues in the Turkish social and political context. Review of research in the field.
Prerequisite ED 101

 ED 309 Applied Research (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Implementation of quantitative and qualitative research proposals. Analysis of data through the use of computer software packages. Writing research reports.
Prerequisite: ED 208

 ED 310 Gender and Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Relations between gender and education in social, economic and cultural contexts. Critical analysis of gender status in society and the role of education in the creation and perpetuation of gender discrimination and inequalities.
Prerequisite: ED 104

 ED 311 Data Processing and Analysis (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 6
Development of data-base. Processing and analyzing quantitative data by using appropriate statistical software, interpreting and reporting results.
Prerequisite: ED 201

 ED 312 Multicultural Approaches to Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Examination of major historical and current theories of multiculturalism related to education. Analysis of the role of education in creating and perpetuating social identity, social and cultural diversity, social inclusion, power and privileges.
Prerequisite: ED 104

 ED 313 Conflict Resolution (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Theory, research and practice in conflict resolution. Understanding conflict and its relation to culture, power, violence, compromise and justice. Discussion of topics including cooperation and competition, negotiation and mediation, and building consensus. Conflict management at interpersonal, intergroup and organizational levels. Supervised practice in basic conflict resolution skills in selected contexts.

 ED 314 Cultural Issues in Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Understanding sociopolitical issues relevant to counseling and the impact of culture on behavior. Cultural awareness and sensitivity. Reexamination of assumptions made in major counseling approaches. Multiculturally approriate intervention skills.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 315 Peer Guidance I (2+0+4) 4 ECTS 6
Group training to increase awareness, insight, acceptance and communication skills. Peer support applications including orientation to campus life and academic programs under group and individual supervision. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 316 Peer Guidance II (2+0+4) 4 ECTS 6
Group training on interaction and supportive skills. Peer support applications including individual guidance and group discussions of selected topics under group and individual supervision. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 317 The Social Work Perspective (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Basic social work purposes and values to the study and analysis of human behavior and problems. The ecological/social system perspective. Approaches to description, assessment and intervention. Environmental conditions that support or inhibit human growth and well-being. Consequences of oppression, marginalization and discrimination on human development and behavior. Issues and concerns of multi-cultural and urban populations. Implications for Turkish schools and society. Prerequisite: ED 209

 ED 319 Introduction to Peace Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction to the core concepts and pedagogy of peace education. Discussion of historical and current dimensions of peace education including human rights, social justice, disarmament, intercultural solidarity, environmental care and inner peace. International applications and experiences in peace education movement. Values formation, conflict resolution, human rights curriculum and intersections with media.

 ED 322 Primary Prevention (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Review of historical development, recent concepts and strategies in primary prevention. Research and practice related to individual and family well-being in educational and community settings. Promotion of competency and natural sources of support. Prerequisite: ED 221

 ED 325 Theories of Personality (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Comparative review of basic assumptions, constructs, and research related to major theories of personality and discussion of their implications for guidance and counseling. Prerequisite: ED 209

 ED 330 Basic Counseling Skills (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Survey of major concepts, theories and approaches to counseling. Practice basic counseling skills. Prerequisite: ED 325

 ED 331 Risk and Resilience (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Examination of development of competence in social contexts and relations between vulnerability and resilience; risk and protective factors. Review of research evidence on individual, small group, family, school and community factors that promote resilience among children, adolescents, and adults. Systems and strategies of prevention and intervention to reduce risk or increase adaptation. Prerequiste: ED 209

 ED 335 Comparative Experiences in Education (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
Examination of educational issues in different cultural settings. Opportunity to visit related sites of interest and engage in dailogues with policy makers, practitioners, students or administrators. A variety of learning experiences such as face-to-face sessions, independent learning, on-line discussions, and participatory learning. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 342 Community and Counseling (1+0+4) 3 ECTS 5
Understanding the counselor’s social roles and responsibilities in the community as an agent of change. Conceptions of social intervention and implications for the counseling process. Exposure to and practice in community settings under supervision. Prerequisite: ED 221

 ED 352 Educational Administration (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
Theories and approaches in educational administration. Administrative functions and processes, organizational behavior, leadership, culture and climate in educational organizations. Projects in organizational analysis. Prerequisite: ED 101

 ED 371 Instructional Product Development (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Selection of an instructional problem and development of a product. Demonstration of competence in analysis (problem, learner, task, content). Designing (objectives, criterion tests, instructional strategies, media and format selection, content design, and alternative scripts), developing (layout, composition, production), and evaluating (field test, feedback, revision) of instructional products. Prerequisite: ED 270 / 282

 ED 373 Measurement and Evaluation (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Theories of measurement, evaluation and assessment and their historical development. Concepts of objectivity, reliability and validity. Theories and concepts related to different types of tests. Statistical analyses of test scores and the interpretation of test results. Prerequisite: ED 201, ED 270/ED 282

 ED 378 Introduction to Assessment in Counseling (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Review of basic principles of psychological assessment in counseling. Introduction to major techniques and tests used in counseling settings. In class practice of selected tests. Prerequisite: ED 373

 ED 400 Motivational Issues in Teaching Practice (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Authenticity in teaching and reflective learning. Awareness of self, the other, relationships and context in teaching practice. Commitment and social responsibility; idealistic and altruistic values of teaching. Issues of personal and professional development. Understanding and coping with demotivational factors. Encouragement of student and vision development.

 ED 401 Classroom Management (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Development of effective classroom management skills. Understanding and handling factors influencing student behavior, student motivation, communication and group interaction. Establishing and maintaining standards of behavior. Planning and modification of classroom tasks, materials, time and environment to facilitate learning.

 ED 402 Education and Globalization (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Critical examination of relations between education and globalization. Review of major debates on educational policy, economy, culture, and politics related to globalization. Critical analysis of the global knowledge economy discourses and their challenges to the prevailing educational system. Prerequisite: ED 104 or consent of instructor

 ED 403 Human Sexuality (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction to sexual terminology and the role of sexuality in human adjustment. Exploration of multiple issues including sexual development and response cycle, sexual orientation, diversity and gender identity, sexual problems and dysfunctions, causes and treatment approaches, sexual violence and consent, sexuality and HIV/AIDS, the law and ethics in sexual misconduct and boundary violations. Prerequisite: ED 209

 ED 409 Higher Education Issues (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Examination of the historical development of higher education. Purposes, functions, and programs within various organizational structures. Contemporary issues and trends within the globalized framework. Prerequisite: ED 101

 ED 410 Gender Issues in Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Awareness and sensitivity in relation to gender issues in counseling practices. Sex role socialization process, gender roles and identity. Discrimination, sexual harrassment and exploitation. Sex biases and sexual orientation. Non-sexist and feminist approaches in counseling. Prerequisite: ED 325

 ED 411 Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Physiological and behavioral effects of legal and illegal psychoactive substances, definitions of major concepts related to drug abuse. Theories and history of addiction. Characteristics of drug users and drug use in different developmental stages. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 412 Prevention of Addiction (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Major theories, principles and strategies of prevention in addiction. Fundamentals of setting up a community or school based prevention program, difficulties and factors influencing implementation of prevention activity. Best practices in addiction prevention. Prerequisite: ED 411

 ED 415 Understanding Disability (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Identification of disabilities in physical, perceptual, intellectual, social, behavioral and emotional development. Issues of social inclusion, special education, programs and services. Supporting children and youth with disabilities. Prerequisite: ED 209 or consent of instructor

 ED 417 Crisis Intervention (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Theory and practice in crisis intervention. Skills and techniques in coping with crises. Preparing, intervening and managing crises in educational settings. Issues of care, welfare and safety. Learning through role plays and group exercises. Prerequisite: ED 330

 ED 422 Practicum in Assessment (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Construction of psychoeducational assessment tool through the use of a selected method. Testing practice under supervision. Prerequisite: ED 378

 ED 425 Group Dynamics and Counseling (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Elements of group dynamics and processes. Review of major theories and approaches in group counseling. Practice of group facilitation skills. Prerequisite: ED 330

 ED 429 Understanding Maladjustment (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Theoretical discussion of underlying social, cultural and psychological factors of maladjustment. Issues in counseling with various patterns of maladjustment. Prerequisite: ED 325

 ED 431 Family Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
An introduction to systemic understanding of human behavior within the family. Interpersonal relationship, couple and family problems. Comparative study of major theories of family systems. Discussions of the related counseling techniques within these perspectives through illustrative case material. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 434 Advanced Counseling Skills (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
In depth review of various theories, concepts, and skills of counseling. Supervised applications of these skills. Prerequisite: ED 330

 ED 436 Educational Neurology (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Brain anatomy and behavioral genetics for non-medical students. Neuropsychological processes of learning and motivation. Significance of neurobiological data for educational interventions and in reevaluation of pertinent psychological theories. Clinical approach to neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 437 Counseling and Technology (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
Theories, research, and practices related to uses of technology in counseling with a focus on computer-mediated communication and ethical practice. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 442 Adult Education (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
The state and purposes of adult education in contemporary societies. Programs and methods of basic education, general education, citizenship education, skills training, and in-service training in adult education. Organization and administration of adult education programs. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 444 Psychoeducational Consultation (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Consultation and collaboration in educational settings. Rationale and techniques used in consultation with teachers, parents, and administrators to prevent and cope with learning and adjustment difficulties. Prerequisite: ED 352, ED 401

 ED 451 Organizational Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Understanding organizational behavior and introduction to organizational behavior theories and models. Organizational counseling techniques including problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution, leadership and team building. Communications and relationships in organizational settings. Discussion of organizational dynamics through illustrative case studies. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 453 Educational Policy and Related Issues (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
The concept of policy and effects on the educational system and its institutions. Analysis of the policy making process at different levels. Examination of the impact of the social, political, economic, and cultural forces on educational policies in the context of educational practices. Prerequisite: ED 101

 ED 459 Working with Children (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Brief review of developmental milestones in infancy, early and middle childhood. Common concerns of children including attachment quality, peer relations, school adjustment, learning difficulties, pervasive developmental disorders, attention deficit and hyperactivity. Relevant prevention and intervention techniques of counseling. Prerequisite: ED 209

 ED 460 Career Development (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Classical and contemporary theories of career development. Assumptions, principles, approaches, basic tools and techniques in career counseling. Identification of individual characteristics in career decision making, including interests, skills, values, life roles and personality. Educational and occupational information, resources and opportunities. Issues of cultural diversity. Prerequisite: ED 209

 ED 461 Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Overview of the historical, philosophical and legal issues, and roles of counselors in rehabilitation. Collaboration, advocacy and counseling issues in working with individuals with disabilities. Prerequisite: ED 330, ED 415

 ED 465 Diverse Perspectives in Educational Issues (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
An interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of educational issues from diverse philosophical perspectives, including Western and non-Western paradigms. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 469 Working with Adolescents (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Brief review of developmental milestones in adolescence. Common concerns of adolescents including peer pressure, intergenerational communication, career choice, substance use, teenage sexuality, violance and eating behavior. Relevant prevention and intervention techniques of counseling. Prerequisite: ED 209

 ED 470 Postmodernity and Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Postmodernity confronting psychological theory; problems pertaining to nature of human consciousness, unitary self-hood, morality, and language, underlying mainstream empirical research and social practice. Review of various postmodernist critiques of the modern academic and professional psychological disciplines, and deliberation of their progressive potential for counseling in contemporary Turkish society. Prerequisite: ED 325

 ED 471 Self and Identity (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Exploration of fundamental concepts and issues in the scientific study of self and identity. Discussions of various contemporary positions on the nature and contexts of self and identity. Particular focus on mutually inclusive roles of the self and identity as both personal and social constructs from a historical/cultural perspective. Prerequisite: ED 325

 ED 472 Individual Study (1+0+4) 3 ECTS 5
Project development and implementation or case studies related to individual fields of specialization in education. Prerequsite: Consent of instructor

 ED 474 Seminar in Counseling (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Review and discussion of recent counseling approaches. In-depth discussion of selected issues in counseling theory and practice. Prerequiste: Consent of instructor

 ED 475 Supportive Services in Higher Education (1+0+4) 3 ECTS 5
Supervised student participation in guidance and counseling services at the university. Development, implementation or organization of student support services, including orientation, seminars, group work and self help materials. Assistance in paperwork, data collection, data entry and publicity of services. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 477 Field Practice I (2+0+4) 4 ECTS 8
Observation and supportive involvement in planning, organization and implementation of school guidance and counseling activities under the supervision of a school counselor. Prerequisite: ED 330

 ED 478 Field Practice II (2+0+4) 4 ECTS 8
Supervised practice in schools or other educational settings. Development, implementation and evaluation of group guidance. Prerequisite: ED 425

 ED 479 Working with Adults (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Brief review of developmental milestones in early, middle and late adulthood. Common concerns of adults including career development, employment and retirement, intimacy and commitment, sexual relations, parenthood, self care, chronic and progressive illness, aging, death and loss. Relevant prevention and intervention techniques of counseling. Prerequisite: ED 209

 ED 48A – 48Z Special Topics in Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Special topics of current interest related to education. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 49A – 49Z Special Studies in Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Special topics on individual interests of students. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

 ED 505 Research Design and Methodology (3+0+0) 3
Analysis of concepts related to scientific inquiry. Study of different types of designs i.e., experimental, survey and correlational. Replicating and criticizing research designs. Designing projects and writing research reports

 ED 511 Advanced Educational Psychology (3+0+0) 3
Major topics in human development, personality and motivation, intelligence and thinking, learning and cognition, social and organizational context of behavior, and instruction and intervention. Original writings, dilemmas or unsettled questions are emphasized.

 ED 513 Development and Learning in Adulthood (3+0+0) 3
The transition from adolescence to adulthood, youth to middle age, and middle age to old age, changing concomitants of family, work, and other roles. Psychological and personality changes during the adult life-cycle. Review of research on adult learning.

 ED 516 Mastery-Learning: Theory and Application (3+0+0) 3
The theory of Mastery Learning; the assumptions underlying the theory, its instructional model as well as the empirical research done under quasi laboratory and school conditions related to the theory. Application of the instructional model to particular learning tasks.

 ED 517 The Family and Personality Development (3+0+0) 3
The relationship of family structure and processes and the child’s socio-emotional and cognitive development. Particular attention is given to different interaction styles and the development of personality.

 ED 523 Theories and Techniques of Counseling (2+2+0) 3
Study of major theoretical approaches of change in people. Elaboration and application of techniques used in bringing about change, predominantly in individual counseling.

 ED 524 Psychological Assessment (2+2+0) 3
Survey of techniques used in psychological assessment. Supervised application of these techniques.

 ED 525 Community Resources in School Guidance (2+2+0) 3
Study of community agencies from local to national levels for the implementation of educational guidance programs. More detailed study of selected agencies.

 ED 526 Counseling with Families and Groups (2+2+0) 3
Review of theoretical approaches used in counseling with systems (other than the individual) such as families and groups. Study of the technical implications of these theoretical approaches in practice.

 ED 531 Development in Childhood and Adolescence (3+0+0) 3
Physical, mental, emotional and social development during childhood and adolescence. Adjustment problems due to growth and development; the struggle for self-direction, commitment and independence and the role of education during this process.

 ED 533 Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education (3+0+0) 3
The course covers philosophical and historical foundations and influences underlying the education of young children.

 ED 534 Assessment of Children (2+2+0) 3
Assessment techniques appropriate to the study of child development. The course includes observation techniques and tests appropriate for 0-6 years of age. The course gives examples of assessment related to research and practice.

 ED 536 Principles of Early Childhood Education (3+0+0) 3
Features of pre-school education. Programs, activities, and techniques are covered. The role of the teacher, parent, and school relations as well as the importance of play, toys, materials, and the arrangement of the physical environment are included.

 ED 541 Fundamentals of Adult Education (3+0+0) 3
The nature, extend and significance of adult education. Major areas, types of programs with special reference to the Turkish scene. Outstanding trends and issues in the organization, management, and evaluation of adult education programs.

 ED 543 Adult Education Methods (2+2+0) 3
Review of teaching methods and techniques commonly used in adult education, including the various forms of presentation, interactional approaches and self-study arrangements. The selection and use of appropriate teaching strategies. Broader aspects of teaching influencing learning outcomes.

 ED 546 Program Planning in Adult Education (2+0+2) 3
Principles and procedures in identifying and appraising program opportunities in adult education. Special considerations in design, development and implementation of learning programs. Evaluation of adult education programs.

 ED 558 Administrative Processes in Education (2+2+0) 3
This course focuses on the contemporary framework of educational administration. Planning, organization, management issues in adult as well as in formal educational institutions are emphasized.

 ED 567 Educational Policies and Practices in Turkey (2+0+2) 3
A critical examination of the Turkish educational system. The socio-economic conditions and needs which affect the practices related to school and adult education. Trends and issues in school organization, administration, instructional programs and student services.

 ED 571 Curriculum: Theory and Design (2+2+0) 3
Principles for the selection and formulation of objectives, selection and organization of subject matter content, selection and arrangement of learning environments, arranging necessary social interactions, employment of relevant methods of media, integration of instructional components, provisions for flexibility.

 ED 573 Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment (3+0+0) 3
Comparison of measurement, evaluation and assessment approaches. Familiarization with different constructs in testing and concepts related to testing. Interpretation of test results and intervention outcomes.

 ED 574 Workshop in Curriculum Design (1+0+4) 3
Development of an instruction unit on a specific subject-matter area or for a particular educational need. Production of software and hardware projects

 ED 577 Construction of Achievement Tests (2+2+0) 3
Operational definition of constructs to be measured, development of objectives, formulation of tables of specification, development of items for formative and summative evaluation instruments.

 ED 578 Curriculum and Program Evaluation (3+0+0) 3
The evaluation of school curricula and other programs. Special problems of measurement in evaluation research. Comparison of objectives with outcomes.

 ED 579 Graduate Seminar (0+1+0) 0
The widening of students’ perspectives and awareness of topics of interest to educational scientists and psychological counselors through seminars offered by faculty, graduating thesis students, and invited guests from industry, government, business, and academia.

 ED 581 Individual Study I (1+0+2) 2
Open to students who would like to study a special topic in depth under the guidance and supervision of a staff member. The student taking this course is required to prepare a plan approved by the instructor and to submit a written report at the end of the semester. *Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

 ED 582 Individual Study II (1+0+2) 2
Open to students who would like to study a special topic in depth under the guidance and supervision of a staff member. The student taking this course is required to prepare a plan approved by the instructor and to submit a written report at the end of the semester. *Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

 ED 590 Field Experience I (2+2+0) 3
Supervised field experience with emphasis on the application of concepts, principles and skills acquired in previous work. Each student is responsible for the submission of a written report.

 ED 592 Field Experience II (2+2+0) 3
Required for students who need prolonged or additional field experience.

 ED 596 Seminar I (2+0+2) 3
Orientation towards role expectancies and responsibilities of the profession. Integration of basic scientific philosophy with professional ethics and identity. (This is a departmental seminar offered by the staff.)

 ED 597 Seminar II (2+0+2) 3
Intensive study of a selected topic (or topics) in education through presentations and group discussions.

 ED 610 Development and Learning (3+0+0) 3
Examination of various theoretical approaches to human development inclusive of the physical, cognitive, affective, social and moral dimensions, with emphasis on behavioural, social, cognitive theories of learning. Discussion of motivational aspects of learning and issues of human diversity.

 ED 620 Planning and Evaluation of Instuction (3+0+2) 4
Conceptual analysis of the principles of higher education-level instructional planning, curriculum development methodologies, and strategies of learning-teaching processes. Developing instructional designs related to particular subject matter area. Developing projects on course objectives, tables of specifications, and evaluation instruments derived from these.

 ED 690 Master’s Thesis (++)
Design and completion of an original research project under the supervision of a thesis advisor on a specific topic in the area of specialization selected in accordance with the particular interest of the student.

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