Education Faculty
English Language Education Program
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Introduction to Educational Sciences

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
EMB0001 1 Introduction to Educational Sciences 2/0/0 CC English 3
Course Goals
 The objective of the course is to teach students characteristics and principles of the teaching profession, historical, sociological, psychological, economical, philosophical and legal bases of education, Turkish education system and alternative perspectives in education.

Special Requisite(s)
Instructor(s) Assoc. Prof. Bilge Kara
Course Assistant(s)
Office Hour(s)
Teaching Methods and Techniques  Lecture
Principle Sources Learning To Teach,  Arends, R. I. Seventh Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill,   2007

Other Sources
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Basic concepts
2. Week Historical foundations of education
3. Week Education, schools and teachers in nomadic societies
4. Week Philosophical foundations of education
5. Week Family and Education
6. Week Psychologic foundations of education
7. Week Relationship between psychology and education
8. Week Economic foundations of education
9. Week Relationship between economy and education
10. Week Technologic foundations of education
11. Week Technology, educational technology and instructional technology
12. Week Management foundations of education
13. Week Profession and Teaching Profession
14. Week Trends in Turkey and the world
15. Week
16. Week
17. Week
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 40
Final Exam 1 60

Program Outcomes
PO-1Understand English phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics at advanced level.
PO-2Define the contemporary language learning theories.
PO-3Identify different language learning purposes for various levels.
PO-4Recognize appropriate teaching methods, techniques and strategies for specific purposes.
PO-5Develop skills in listening, speaking and writing for helping learners of English to use language appropriately and comprehensibly.
PO-6Design professional applications for teaching the English language.
PO-7Apply professional assesment tools and methods.
PO-8Determine the problems and solutions at the ELT classroom settings.
PO-9Comprehend the importance of lifelong learning strategies.
PO-10Practice classroom management skills.
Learning Outcomes
LO-1To know the basic concepts related to education (e.g. education, learning, teaching, instruction)
LO-2To explain the relations to amongst to concept of education, learning, teaching, instruction
LO-3To explain the characteristic of teaching profession.
LO-4To sort the effective (ideal) teacher qualifications.
LO-5To know the teacher training system in Turkey and its historical development.
LO-6To explain the main characteristic of teacher training curriculum.
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
 PO 1PO 2PO 3PO 4PO 5PO 6PO 7PO 8PO 9PO 10
LO 1
LO 2
LO 3
LO 4
LO 5
LO 6