SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING

Course Content

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name GK007- Information Technologies
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5)
Course Description ICT and computational thinking; problem solving concepts and approaches; algorithm and flow charts; computer systems; basic concepts about software and hardware; foundations of operating systems; current operating systems; file management; third party software; word processing; spreadsheet software; presentation software; desktop publishing; database management systems; web design; use of internet in education; communication and collaboration technologies; safe internet use; cyber ethics and copyright issues; impact of computers and internet on children and youth.
Course Code and Name GK005- Turkish Language 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5)
Course Description Phonetic features of Turkish, word emphasis, word types, noun phrases, punctuation structures, sentence types, suffixes used in Turkish, usage of punctuation marks and writing rules are given as English in this lesson.
Course Code and Name GK003-Foreign Language 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description English graduate students will need in their lives form the basis for post-secondary education and vocational level of English grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, oral expression and writing skills have been working for.
Course Code and Name GKOO1-Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description “The Turkish Revolution History and Kemalism” The purpose of reading and the revolutionary concept of course, the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Revolution Look at the reasons; disintegration of the Ottoman Empire; Armistice Armistice; occupations across the country situation and the response of Mustafa Kemal Pasha, Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s arrival in Samsun, organized through Congress, the National Forces and the National Pact, the opening of Parliament and take over the administration of the War of Independence, National Struggle until the Battle of Sakarya, Sakarya War and The Great Raid, in the field of education and culture National Struggle, National Struggle and the social and economic field Mudanya to Lausanne.
Course Code and Name MB003-Psychology of Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description The relation of Educational-psychology, description and functions of educational psychology; major concepts and theories in psychology and development (physical, cognitive, emotional, social, personality and moral), the different approaches of learning and their implications in education, understand the individual differences, abilities, and their effects in motivation.
Course Code and Name MB001- Introduction to Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Main concepts of education,historical, philosophical, psychological, social, economical and legal foundations of education, the Turkish Education System and teacher training, new trends in education.
Course Code and Name OE101- Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description Basic concepts of special education, principles of special education, historical development of special education, legal arrangements for special education and individuals with special needs, diagnosis and evaluation process in special education, individualization of education, mainstreaming and support special education services, participation to education and family cooperation, the characteristics of different disability groups and gifted students and the educational approaches and teaching strategies for these groups
Course Code and Name OE103-Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description The definitions of intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders, history of the developments in the education of individuals with these disabilities, the causes, diagnostic criteria, assessment process, and characteristics constitute the content of this course.

2. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name OE106-Child Development
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5)
Course Description The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the fundementals of child development from prenatal to the middle childhood. The emphasis is on basic concepts and theories of child growth and development. This course is designed to give students an overview of developmental theoires as well as factors contributing to child development.
Course Code and Name OE104-Hearing and Visual Impairments
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description Basic concepts: individuals with hearing impairment; the nature of the hearing; individuals with visual impairment; classification: educational, psychological, medical; prevalence and frequency of occurrence; causes / diagnosis: medical, developmental and educational screening / diagnosis; academic and non-academic characteristics; team and cooperation; education-training environments; scientific based practices; characteristics of families, attitudes towards handicapped,services offered to families, support and legal rights.
Course Code and Name OE102-Learning Disabilities and Giftedness
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description The definition of learning disabilities, causes, diagnostic criteria, assessment process, characteristics of children with learning disabilities in early childhood, and reading, writing, comprehension and math problems of students with learning disabilities in the elementary years constitute the content of this course. It also includes the definition of giftedness, theoretical approaches, gifted students’ characteristics, their development, and diagnosis.
Course Code and Name GK006-Turkish Language 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5)
Course Description Reasons of incoherencies, written expression types and ways of thinking development in writing, main items of writing, stages of writing, main items of expression types, prepared and unprepared speech types are given as English in this lesson.
Course Code and Name GK004-Foreign Language 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description English graduate students will need in their lives form the basis for post-secondary education and vocational level of English grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, oral expression and writing skills have been working for.
Course Code and Name GK002-Atatürk’s Principles and History of Revolution II
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Which is the foundation of the State of New Turkish origin and history of revolutions, the Republican Regime fit on studies, internal and external policies of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkey, the transfer of single-party rule, the political transition to multi-party testing and results; Geopolitics and Turkey’s geopolitical Status of the University for the youth of the threat of psychological movement, definition and importance of Kemalism, “Kemalist Thought System” and the formation of the basic properties of ideas and the life of Atatürk Atatürk and the economy, secularism and religion.
Course Code and Name MB004-Philosophy of Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description 1. Education and philosophy 2. Education and human 3. Educational influence of philosophical movements 5. Educational theories 4. Understanding of human cultivation in education philosophy 5. Effect of educational philosophies on educational programs
Course Code and Name MB002-Sociology of Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description The foundations of sociology of education and its development; Basic concepts and research methods; Functions of education; Culture and society; Discussions on modernism and postmodernism; Paradigms of sociology of education; Educational systems; Educational reforms and policies.

3. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name MB007- History of Turkish Education 
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description The history of Turkish Education course is a scientific subject that provide us the data which can bu used for making future planning and finding solutions for today’s educational problems of Turkish society by making research
Course Code and Name AESEC3- AE Elective 3
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description
Course Code and Name AESEC2- AE Elective 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description
Course Code and Name OE209-Turkish Sign Language
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Teaching sign language at basic level with practices and increasing student’s sign language abilities
Course Code and Name OE207- Inclusion in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 2)
Course Description Placement approaches in special education; Definition of mainstreaming, the least restrictive educational environment concept, history, legal basis and types; supportive special education services: counseling, in-class support and resource room; cooperation in mainstreaming ; mainstreaming process in Turkey; legal regulations related to special education in Turkey; factors affecting the success of mainstreaming; Research on mainstreaming
Course Code and Name OE205- Assessment in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description 1. The historical, legal and philosophical basis of assessment, 2. The process of educational assessment, 3. The process of pre-referral in assessment, 4. The referral process in assessment, 5. The measurement and features, 6. Validty and relaibilty, 7. Formal assessment methods, 8. Formal assessment tools, 9. Informal assessment methods, 10. Observation, 11. Criterion-based tests and skill analysis, 12. Curriculum-based assessment and examination of curriculum, 13. Interview, rating scales, inventories, checklists, 14. File assessment, 15. Alternative assessment, 16. multi-dimensional assessment
Course Code and Name OE203-  Applied Behavior Analysis
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description 1. Behavioral explanations of the behaviors and their reasonsDavranışlar ve davranışların nedenleri ve davranışsal açıklamalar 2. Basic principles of behavior management 3. Behavioral assessment 4. Increasing desired behaviors Reinforcements Cues / prompts Chaining 5. Decreasing undesired behaviors 6. Positive behavior support and functional analysis
Course Code and Name OE201- Early Childhood Special Education 
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3/ ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description 1. Introductions to ECSE 2. ECSE’s History 3. Legal Regulations 4. Development in Early Childhood 5. Effecting Factors in Early Childhood Development 6. Groups Served in ECSE 7. Assesment and Instruction Planning in ECSE 8. Program Models in ECSE 9. Service Delivery Model in ECSE 10. Parent Participation and Partnership in ECSE 11. The Applications and Results of ECSE in Turkey
Course Code and Name MB008- Research Methods in Education 
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Basic concepts related to scientific research ( science, scientific knowledge, variable etc.) – Types of scientific research – Phases of scientific research • Defining research problem • Writing research hypothesis / questions • Assamptions of the research • Limitation of the research • Research Model • Population and sample • Data collection instrumens • Analysis of the data – Ethics in scientific research

4. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name AESEC4- AE Elective 4
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name AESEC3- AE Elective 3
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name OE210- Observation in Special Education Institutions
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 1 hrs / week – Practice 4 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5)
Course Description Gaining school experience in formal institutions and classrooms where special education services are provided; observation; observing educational, behavioral and developmental practices within the institution and classroom; observing children’s academic and non-academic behavior; sharing and discussing observations; discussion about the problems and suggestions that may be encountered in the institution and the classroom.
Course Code and Name OE208- Braille Reading-Writing
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 2)
Course Description Braille writing system; Braille writing system; Reading and writing in Braille alphabet, reading, writing using single letter, two letter, syllable and word root abbreviations; relief math and science symbols.
Course Code and Name OE206- Technology Assisted Instruction in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Basic concepts of special education and technology; the importance of using technology in education and special education; technology-supported practices for academic and non-academic skills in students with different special education needs; use of different technological tools (eg smart board, desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone) in special education; application of technological tools such as smart board, desktop, laptop, tablet, smart phone to technology supported teaching; alternative and supporting technology applications requiring low and high technology.
Course Code and Name OE204- Preparation of Individualized Training and Transition Plans
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 2)
Course Description Individualized training plans ; The elements of ITP; Legal basis of ITP; ITP and school programs (preschool, primary education programs); measurement tools and detailed assessment; objectives: short and long term objectives; identifying placement and related additional special education services; forming and sorting the objectives and teaching steps; identifying teaching processes and recording progress; all service plans; definition, importance and examples of individualized family service plans (BAHP) in 0-3 age group in individuals with special education needs; transition plans: definition and importance; transition types: from hospital to home, from home to institution, from institution to institution; different transition plan examples and development; adaptations of BAHP, IEP and transition plan in individuals with special education needs and considerations; Monitoring and evaluation of IEP, BAHP and transition plans.
Course Code and Name OE202-Supporting Language and Communication Skills
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description Definition of communication, definition of language, theories of language acquisition, explanation of language, communication and speech; basic language, communication and speech characteristics and problems in children with special educational needs; evaluation of language, communication and speech problems; determining objectives according to the components of language; natural and structured scientifically based / effective methods used to gain communication skills; family guidance on the development of communication skills
Course Code and Name MB006- Instructional Principles and Methods
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Main concepts (learning, teaching, instruction, theory, principle, rule, law, method, techniques, strategies, tactics, style, modality, approach, model), learning theory (coupling, cognition, motivation and personality), teaching theories (descriptive, prescriptive), teaching-learning principles, teaching methods (lecture, question-answer, problem solving, discussion, demonstration, role playing, case studies, educational tour), teaching techniques (brainstorming, large group discussion, buzz groups, panel symposium, workshop, public debate, the six hats, six shoes, six medals, opinion development, circle talks, fire line), learning strategies (attention, meaning, paraphrasing, metacognitive, affective, note-taking, summarizing), teaching strategies (expository, discovery, inquiry), instructional strategies (macro-organize, micro-organize, transmission, routing), teaching and learning approaches (project, problems, scenarios, storyline, brain and game-based) instruction and course design (goals, achievements, indicator chart, lesson planning), preparing instructional media.
Course Code and Name MB005- Instructional Technologies
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description 1. Basic Concepts of this course : Educational Technology, Instructional Tecnology, system approach, use of technology in education, teaching tool, teaching materials, teaching objectives, contents, methods, the relationships between learning environments and materials. 2. Learning Analysis, 3. Planing Learning Cases 4. Learning environments and materials 5.Audio – Visual Material Design Principles 6. Design principles of multimedia learning materials, 7. Design principles of the Internet and web-based learning materials. 8. Real objects, Models – Models, Projection Systems and effectively using of them. 9. Project presentations and overview.

5. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name OE305-Physical Education and Sport in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Basic concepts: disorder, disability, disability, causes, prevention, physical education and sport; physical education and sports characteristics of individuals with different special education needs; physical education in individuals with special educational needs

measuring and evaluating educational and sports characteristics; planning and programming to support physical education and sports characteristics in individuals with special educational needs; instructional approaches that can be used in physical education and sports; the process of adapting physical education and sport to individuals with special educational needs.

Course Code and Name OE303-Teaching Art Skills in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Basic concepts of artistic skills; line development in child during normal development process, characteristics of line development; line development and characteristics in children with special educational needs; teaching methods that can be used in the teaching of artistic skills (painting-work); adapting the teaching methods that can be used in the teaching of artistic skills (painting-work) to students in need of special education; teaching different artistic skills: painting with watercolor, cutting with scissors, printing, spraying, origami and wax work, making masks, puppets and wristbands; developing a measurement tool to evaluate and gain artistic skills in children; preparing teaching plans; teaching practice examples development and application.
Course Code and Name AESEC6- AE Elective 6
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name AESEC5- AE Elective 5
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name OE309-Mathematics Instruction in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical):3 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description By the end of the course, the students will be able to: 1. The ability to adapt the mathematics curriculum for students with special needs . 2. The ability to assess the student’s performance. 3. Develop a teaching program. 4. Apply instructional strategies. In addition to these issues, students are expected to become familiar with various teaching methods and techniques that can be used to teach mathematics.
Course Code and Name OE307-Science Instruction in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Teaching methods used in science teaching; examining themes in science; sorting threads; identifying the concepts necessary for gaining the subjects and developing criteria-based measurement tools related to these concepts; preparing lesson plans according to students’ level; sample teaching practices; adapting science teaching to students with special educational needs; teaching methods used in social studies teaching; review of themes in social studies (units, specific days and weeks, etc.); placing the topics in logical order; developing criterion-dependent measurement tools related to concepts based on the determination of the concepts necessary for gaining the subjects; preparing lesson plans according to students’ level; sample teaching practices; adapting social studies teaching to students with special educational needs.
Course Code and Name OE301-Reading and Writing Instruction in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description Definition and structure of reading and writing; literacy characteristics of individuals in need of special education; approaches to readiness programs; assessment of readiness to read and support readiness; teaching writing mechanics; evaluation of functional literacy and teaching functional literacy: voice-based literacy teaching, sentence-based literacy teaching, syllable-based literacy teaching, word-based literacy teaching, adaptations for literacy in the mainstream classroom; specific literacy teaching techniques / strategies in groups with different special education needs, scientifically based applications in literacy teaching; the process of adapting literacy instruction to groups in need of special education.
Course Code and Name MB011-Measurement  and Evaluation in Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description 1- The importance of measurement and evaluation in education and the basic concepts related to t 2- 2-Qualificaitons that an instrument should have, measurement errors, validity and reliability 3- Measuring cognitive behaviors 4- Test plana and test types 5- Statistical calculations on measurement results 6- Assessment and scoring 7- Assessment based on students
Course Code and Name MB012-Turkish Education System and School Management
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Formation of education concept and Turkish education concept; Basic laws regulating Turkish education system; The central, provincial and international organization of the Ministry of National Education; Turkish education and training levels; In the Turkish education system, manpower, physical, technological and financial committee; Reform and innovation initiatives in the Turkish education system; organization-management theories and processes; school as a social system and organization; human resource management; student personal affairs; jobs related to education and training; jobs related to school management; school, environment, community and family management; Current debates and orientations about Turkish education system and school

6. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name AESEC8- AE Elective 8
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name AESEC7- AE Elective 7
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name OE310 School and Educational  Institution Experience in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 1 hrs / week – Practice 4 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 5)
Course Description To gain school experience in institutions where special education services are provided; participation in educational services; planning special training preparatory work; collaborating with classroom teachers, guidance counselors and others in educational settings; managing classrooms in educational settings; making instructional adaptations; conducting teaching; conducting in-class presentations of implemented applications; develop and implement suggestions for problems encountered.
Course Code and Name OE308 Parent Education in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 2)
Course Description The concept of family; family system theories; the adaptation stages of the families of students with special educational needs; the importance of family participation in the education of children in need of special education, theoretical and legal basis, rights and responsibilities brought to families in the law; the participation of families in the educational process of students with special educational needs; evaluation of the student; family participation in individualized family education plan (BAHP), individualized education plan (BEP) and transition plans; to provide families with teaching skills; preparation, implementation and evaluation of institution, home and institution-home based family curricula.
Course Code and Name OE306 Turkish Language Insturuction in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Activities for understanding the value of reading and writing development and reading for students in need of special education; improving vocabulary; grammar teaching; writing process, types of written text, preparing activities related to written expression skills; definition of reading skills and strategies; application of skills and strategies in text analysis; importance of individualized reading instruction: application and evaluation; critical reading; creative writing; reading text analysis methods; studies to improve listening skills; techniques / strategies to improve specific literacy in groups with special educational needs.
Course Code and Name OE304 Play and Music in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 2)
Course Description Basic concepts: play and music; definition and importance of play; theoretical explanations of the game; play development and characteristics of children: cognitive and social play development; play development and play characteristics in children in need of special education; teaching through play in special education; use and adaptation of play with children in need of special education; game based instructional practices / activities; developmental areas that can be supported through play; Embedding applications into teaching; research results on the effective use of play in special education; definition and importance of music; development and characteristics of music; music characteristics of students in need of special education; teaching through music in special education; the use and adaptation of music with children in need of special education; music based instructional practices / activities; developmental areas that can be supported through music; practices of embedding teaching into music; research results on the effective use of music in special education.
Course Code and Name OE302 Instruction of Social Adaptation Skills in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 3 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 3 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description Basic concepts, basic skills, adaptation skills and social adaptation skills; definition of social skills, basic skills, social skills and practical skills; assessment and teaching of basic skills: functional literacy, knowing numbers, money, time; social skills development in individuals with special educational needs; social and emotional intelligence in individuals with special educational needs; elements of social skills; the importance of social skills in daily and work life, social adaptation process; assessment and teaching of social skills: interpersonal relationships, social responsibility, self-confidence, social problem solving, adherence to rules; assessment and teaching of practical skills: daily life-self-care skills; deciding which social adaptation skills are appropriate for students with special educational needs; preparing assessment tools to gain social cohesion skills; teaching environments and methods; teaching presentation; to provide continuity and generalization of acquired skills.
Course Code and Name MB010 Morality and Ethics in Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description 1.Professional ethics: Basic concepts 2.Profession and ethics 3.Psychological counselor as an indvidual and a professional 4.Values, principles, and helping professions 5. Law about responsibilities of counseling profession 6. Confidentiality, ethical and legal issues 7. Ethics in multiple relationships
Course Code and Name MB009 Classroom Management
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Basic concepts of classroom management; physical, social and psychological dimensions of the classroom; class rule and discipline in the classroom; models of classroom discipline and management; management of student behavior in the classroom, communication and interaction process in the classroom; student motivation in the classroom; classroom time management; class one teacher as teaching leader; management of teacher-parent interviews; positive class and learning climate; case studies related to classroom management according to school levels

7. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name AESEC10- AE Elective 10
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name AESEC9- AE Elective 9
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name OE403 Material Design in Special Education
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 1 hrs / week – Practice 2 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
Course Description Designing materials and materials for students with special education needs, planning sample applications, using instructional technologies for concept teaching and material design (preparing an evaluation form, choosing a concept based on evaluation, making concept analysis, preparing concept teaching material), social using instructional technologies for skill teaching and material design (preparing and applying assessment forms, choosing a social skill based on assessment, preparing tools for the skill to be taught).
Course Code and Name MBSEC2 MB Elective 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name MBSEC1 MB Elective 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name OE401 Teaching Practicum 1
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 6 / Week – Credits (Classical): 5 / ECTS; ECTS: 10)
Course Description Preparing and applying behavior change program, keeping anecdotal record, converting anecdotal record to ABC record, determining a behavior to be changed by a student from the records, deciding the technique of changing, applying the behavior changing technique, daily record of the application, the result report of the application of behavior change application writing, determining the students can do with the measurement tools, skill teaching, record-keeping, persistence and generalization studies, and graphical representation of records.

8. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name AESEC12- AE Elective 12
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name AESEC11- AE Elective 11
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name OE406 Special Educational Policies and Legal Regulations
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 2)
Course Description History of policies and legislation for people with disabilities and special education in Turkey; national policies and regulations for people with disabilities and special education; international policies and regulations for disabled people and special education; Turkey’s becoming a party to international agreements; individuals with disabilities in the world of legislation, the importance of special education practices and regulations in Turkey; general paradigm shift for people with disabilities; gap between policy, regulations and practices.
Course Code and Name GK008 Community Service Practices
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 1 hrs / week – Practice 2 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description Society, community service practices and social responsibility concepts; social responsibility projects in terms of social and cultural values; identifying current social problems; preparing projects to solve identified social problems; voluntarily taking part in individual and group social responsibility projects; participating in social responsibility projects in various institutions and organizations; participating in scientific activities such as panels, conferences, congresses, symposiums as audience, speaker or organizer; evaluate the results of social responsibility projects.
Course Code and Name MBSEC MB Elective 3
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 4)
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Course Code and Name MB014 Guidance in Schools
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 0 / Week – Credits (Classical): 2 / ECTS; ECTS: 3)
Course Description 1. Guidance services place and importance in contemporary education 2. Accepting basic principles in guidance services 3. History and development of guidance services 4. Different approaches in guidance services 5. Guidance services depending on the stage of education 6. Guidance services in personal development and social development 7. Guidance services in educational development 8. Guidance services in vocational development 9. Student individual assesment services 10. Student individual assesment’s methods and techniques 11. Organization and membership in counseling 12. Guidance programs:Increased content in developmental guidance programs 13. Evaluation of guidance services
Course Code and Name OE402 Teaching Practicum 2
Local Credits / Ects Theoretical 2 hrs / week – Practice 6 / Week – Credits (Classical): 5 / ECTS; ECTS: 10)
Course Description Concept, skills, play and academic skills in the teaching of the identified skills, records related to the teaching, retention and generalization studies and graphical representation of records, behavior change program preparation and application, anecdote record keeping, anecdote record to ABC record to determine the behavior of the student to be changed, to decide the change technique, to apply the chosen behavior change technique, to keep a daily record of the application, to write a result report of the application of behavior change as a result of the application.