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 PRED 101 History, Philosophy, And Principles Of Preschool Education (3+0+0 )3 ECTS 4
Theoretical, social and political roots of various approaches; philosophies, principles and policies affecting the live of young children, their families and communities; educational practices including curriculum, environmental organization and structures, and families’, teachers’ and children’s roles.

 PRED 102 History, Philosophy, and Principles of Preschool Education II (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Current principles, policies, and programs affecting the lives of young children, families, and communities; basic educational practices including curriculum, goals and objectives, organization of the physical environment, and basic educational implementations comprising the roles of communities, families, teachers and children; Turkish systems of care and education for young children.

 PRED 103 Theories of Child Development I (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Major developmental achievements in prenatal, infancy and early childhood periods; concentration on children’s biological, physiological, cognitive, social, emotional and language development.

 PRED 104 Theories of Child Development II (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Major developmental achievements from early childhood through middle childhood to adulthood; concentration on biological, physiological, cognitive, social, emotional and language development.

 PRED 107 Children’s Health and Human Physiology I ( 3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Introduction of to child health, nutrition, and physiological development.

 PRED 108 Children’s Health and Human Physiology II ( 3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Common child illnesses, principles of nutrition, collection and evaluation of child health data in preschool education settings.

 PRED 120 Learning Academic Skills (1+0+0) 1 ECTS 2
Introducing academic life, resources of the university and the department; basic rules of academic writing.

 PRED 154 Academic Orientation for Math and Science Teachers (2+0+2) 3
Collecting and analyzing educational data through observation; making inferences; reviewing relevant math and science education literature; writing evidence-based academic reports; documenting sources using appropriate citation formats; communicating results.

 PRED 210 Music and Movement in Early Childhood (2+0+2)3 ECTS 7
Understanding and exploring the joys of music and movement shared with children; collecting and learning songs and playing instruments of various styles and cultures; organizing musical and movement experiences for children.

 PRED 211 Curriculum Development I ( 3+0+2) 4 ECTS 7
Examination of curriculum and integrated learning environments for young children that foster physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development; designing and evaluating curriculum activities appropriate to children of 0-8 years of age; emphasis on developmental status, special needs and socio-cultural backgrounds of each child.
Prerequisite: PRED 103 or PRED 104

 PRED 212 Curriculum Development II (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 6
Advanced examination of curricula and integrated learning environments for young children that fostering activities appropriate to physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development; designing and evaluating curriculum activities appropriate to children of 0-8 years of age; the role of the teacher in relation to parent and the child.
Prerequisites: PRED 211

 PRED 214 Language Development and Literacy in Early Years (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Language development ; the role of the educator in early literacy; emphasis on the inter-relatedness of language arts (reading, writing, listening, speaking) for young children; designing of learning environments and materials to foster creative development and critical thinking in communication.
Prerequisites: PRED 104

 PRED 218 Practicum I (2+6+4) 4 ECTS 8
Introduction to observation and teaching in various child care settings; supervised teaching experience in these settings.
Prerequisite: PRED 104 ve PRED 211

 PRED 234 Art Activities for Children (2+0+2)3 ECTS 5
Visual arts for children of ages 0-7; readings and group discussions; exploring curricular concepts and personal ideas through creative art experiences.

 PRED 310 Special Education in Primary Math and Science Education ( 3+0+0) 3
Teaching math and science in primary years to students with special needs: overview of the history of special education, definitions, characteristics, theoretical perspectives; classroom management and educational programming in special education.

 PRED 313 Early Intervention: Theory and Practice (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Introduction to concepts of developmental vulnerability; theoretical bases of early intervention and different models of service delivery; discussion of research perspectives and policy issues in intervention.

 PRED 317 Measurement and Evaluation in Preschool Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Collecting information for making individualized instructional decisions; effective informal assessment techniques emphasizing the ecological approach; standardized assessment and screening instruments and their limitations.

 PRED 320 Research Methods (4+0+0) 4 ECTS 5
Basic methods and processes of qualitative and quantitative research with young children and their families.

 PRED 331 Special Education in Early Childhood and Primary School Years I (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Education of children with learning disabilities, emotional or behavioral disorders, attention deficit disorders, mild-moderate mental retardation, physical disabilities and gifted children; overview of history, definitions, current issues, characteristics, theoretical perspectives, classroom management, and educational programming in special education.

 PRED 324 Practicum II (2+6+4) 4 ECTS 8
Integrating theories of child development and teaching practice; preparing and managing activities in early childhood settings; observation of children and supervised teaching experience in these settings. Prerequisite: PRED 218

 PRED 325 Developmental Experiences in Mathematics and Science (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
Play strategies and curricular themes in mathematics and science; designing, implementing and evaluating curricula; examination of computer software packages. Prerequisite: PRED 212

 PRED 321 Children’s Literature (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Introduction to literature for young children; developing sensitivity to qualities in literature meaningful to children through reading, listening, and using and creating books and poems; developing criteria for evaluating children’s literature.

 PRED 332 Special Education in Early Childhood and Primary School Years II (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 4
Effective inclusion practices; special education procedures and services; assessing and evaluating student needs; lesson planning based on classroom and student needs.

 PRED 350 Teaching Geometry (3+0+0 )3
Teaching basic geometric concepts of undefined terms, axioms, theorems on points, lines, planes, angles, theorems and axioms on congruence and similarity, geometric figures in a plane and their areas, basic theorems on circles, projection, solid figures and their areas and volumes.

 PRED 348 Community Service (1+0+2) 2 ECTS 3
Active participation in community service settings; creating projects at individual or group levels.

 PRED 351 Laboratory Applications in Science Education I (1+0+4)3
Design and application of various types of laboratory lessons; teaching process, communication and analytical skills; teaching scientific conceptualization.

 PRED 352 Laboratory Applications in Science Education II (1+0+4)3
Design and application of experiments to overcome misconceptions. Evaluating and assessing students’ scientific process, analytical and communication skills, and their scientific knowledge. Prerequisite: PRED 351

 PRED 358 Teaching Science I (3+0+0)3
Selection and application of appropriate methods and media for teaching science. Recent trends and developments in teaching science. Analysis of methods and strategies in teaching the content of current science textbooks.

 PRED 354 Teaching Probility and Statistics for Primary Mathematics (3+0+0) 3
Elementary probability concepts; Introduction to statistics: descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, estimation and hypothesis testing, non-parametric statistics. Instructional methods for teaching probability and data analysis.

 PRED 371 Teaching Mathematics I (3+0+0) 3
Selection and application of appropriate methods and media for teaching mathematics. Recent trends and developments in teaching mathematics. Analysis of methods and strategies in teaching the content of current textbooks.

 PRED 372 Teaching Mathematics II (2+0+2) 3
General and specific objectives of mathematics curricula and teaching-learning processes. Application of appropriate methods and media for teaching mathematics and science. Critical review of current textbooks. Micro teaching applications and evaluation of instruction. Prerequisite: PRED 371

 PRED 380 Understanding and Guiding Children’s Behavior (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 5
Effects of learning environment, socio-emotional development on behavior, teachers’ behaviors and attitudes on classroom context; classroom management techniques; conflict resolution strategies.

 PRED 382 Critical Issues in Science Education ( 3+0+0) 3
Critical issues in science and technology curricula: examining related goals in curricula; development of curriculum materials, methods and strategies.

 PRED 413 Practice Teaching in Preschool Education I (2+6+5) 4 ECTS 8
Practice teaching in various early childhood care and development settings; reflection and problem-solving issues in teaching. Prerequisites: PRED 324

 PRED 411 Applied Research in Child Development and Family Issues (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 6
Carrying out and presenting research on young children in learning environments. Prerequisite: PRED 320

 PRED 414 Practice Teaching in Preschool Education II (2+0+5) 4 ECTS 8
Unit planning and implementation of daily curriculum in various early childhood care and development settings. Prerequisites: PRED 413

 PRED 416 Family Issues in Preschool Education (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Role of families in children’s lives; interacting as professionals with children and parents in different environments; constructing learning environments that value and build on diverse cultural values of children and families; examination of "mismatch" between home and school expectations; discussion of effective models and practices to develop knowledge and skills both in teaching and reaching out to families.

 PRED 418 Management in Educational and Social Settings (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Setting goals, assessing staff skills, planning and evaluating curriculum, communicating effectively with parents, implementing health and nutrition policies; advocating for children and families; discussion of classroom issues in the context of recent research on young children in group settings and on child care in society.

 PRED 420 Creative Drama Activities (3+0+0)3 ECTS 4
Learning environments and activities for creativity; drama activities in preschool education.

 PRED 422 Seminar on Practice Teaching in Preschool Education (2+0+4) 4 ECTS 7
Providing students with an opportunity of reflect on their school experience with their peers and supervisor; evaluate their performance in previous weeks and use the feedback received to develop their personal teaching styles. Prerequisites: PRED 413

 PRED 431 Nature of Science for Science Teachers (3+0+0) 3
Survey of history, philosophy and sociology of science; their role in science education; pedagogical approaches and strategies to plan, implement and assess the understanding of the nature of science.

 PRED 423 Data Processing (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 6
Analysis of educational data. Application of different techniques and data analysis software

 PRED 460 Research Methods in Math and Science Education (4+0+0) 4
Basic methods and processes of qualitative and quantitative research in math and science education.

 PRED 461 Computer Assisted Mathematics Teaching (2+0+2) 3
Computers and mathematics, modelling with computers in mathematics teaching, software and application of programs in teaching mathematics with computers.

 PRED 462 Applied Research in Math and Science Education (3+0+2) 4
Reseach applications in elementary math and science education Prerequisite: PRED 460

 PRED 464 Teaching the History of Mathematics (3+0+0) 3
Exploring the historical origins of topics in primary mathematics curricula; solving problems in a historical context; developing an understanding and appreciation of mathematicians in the past; providing a historical background for modern mathematics students.

 PRED 465 School Experience in Teaching Math and Science II (1+0+4)3
School related experiences and observations, and groupwork in classrooms: classroom management, unit design, class organization, group work for establishing the fundamentals for teaching practice under the supervision of a mentor; micro teaching practices. Prerequisite: PRED 371 or PRED 358

 PRED 466 Practice Teaching in Mathematics (2+0+5) 4
Observation of mathematics instruction in schools, design of resource unit and lesson plans, supervised student teaching in real settings. Prerequisite: PRED 463 ve PRED 465

 PRED 468 Seminar on Practice Teaching in Mathematics (2+0+4) 4
Providing students with an opportunity to reflect on their school experience with their peers and supervisor; evaluate their performance in previous weeks and use the feedback received to develop their personal teaching styles. Prerequisite: PRED 463 ve PRED 465

 PRED 470 Assessment in Mathematics and Science Education (3+0+0 )3
Review of descriptive statistics. Introduction of basic concepts of classical test theory, reliability, validity and principles of assessment. Measurement and evaluation of constructs relevant to science education. Development of achievement tests, discussion of different assessment tools.

 PRED 471 Teaching Science II (2+0+2)3
General and specific objectives of science curricula and teaching-learning processes. Application of appropriate methods and media for teaching science. Critical review of current textbooks. Micro teaching applications and evaluation of instruction. Prerequisite: PRED 358

 PRED 474 Practice Teaching in Science (2+0+5)4
Observation of science instruction in schools, design of resource unit and lesson plans, supervised student teaching in classroom or laboratory. Prerequisite: PRED 471 ve PRED 465

 PRED 476 Seminar on Practice Teaching in Science (2+0+4)4
Reflecting on school experience with peers and supervisor; evaluating previous performance and using feedback to develop their personal teaching styles. Prerequisite: PRED 471 and PRED 465

 PRED 480-489 Special Topics in Primary Education (3+0+0)3 ECTS 4
Special topics of current interest in Primary Education.

 PRED 490-499 Special Studies in Primary Education (3+0+0)3
Special studies in Primary Education selected to suit the individual interest of the students.

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