2101 Primary Education

GENERAL INFORMATION
Graduate education-training and research activities implemented by the Institute of Social Sciences of Pamukkale University include master programs. The programs offer education in classroom teaching. The language of the program is Turkish; however, the students are expected to have a level of English to follow and understand foreign literature. Master program include three part which are taking course, comprehensive exam, and defence of dissertation. The candidates will have to complete 12 hours of courses. And than they will prepare their dissertation and they will defend their dissertation successfully.

Objective
The primary goal of the master program in primary education is to train academician who have positive attitudes toward teaching, researching, and have necessary professional skills for their field. Graduates who completed this program are expected to be expertwho represent a true role model for their students in terms of their personal and professional life, to follow innovations in their fields, to maintain professional development and have effective communication skills. The program also aims to provide critical perspective which is about theories, research and assessment related to specific issues in education for learners.


Admission Requirements
First cycle degree, acceptable score on centralized graduate entrance exam, placement through local oral/written exam and certificate of English proficiency

Graduation Requirements
A student must complete the required course load (21 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; present a research seminar and successfully prepare and defend a thesis.

Career Opportunties
Graduated students can work as an education specialist at primary schools.

Qualification Awarded
Primary Education

Level of Qualification
Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of previous structured lectures in Turkish Higher Education Institutions, transitions in vertical, horizontal and university are realized within the scope of the "Higher Education Regulations", "REGULATION BETWEEN THE BACHELORS AND GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS, ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRANSITION BETWEEN DOUBLE MAJOR DALL, SIDE DALL AND CREDIT TRANSFER STANDARDS

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
A student must complete the required course load (21 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; present a research seminar and successfully prepare and defend a thesis.

Access to Further Studies
May apply to PhD programs

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
 Prof. Dr. HÜSEYİN KIRAN+90 258 296 1130 hkiran@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Graduates of this program will have the sufficient level of knowledge about his/her field in order to meet the needs of student and use this knowledge in educational settings.
2Graduates of this program will use therotical and practical knowledge at mastery level of his/her educational field and expand and elaborate them.
3Graduates of this program will make suggestions to solve problems in his/her educational field using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
4Graduates of this program will know the developmental properties and learning patterns of targeted student groups that s/he will be working with and generate proper effective plans, develop material and make applications regarding these properties.
5They will share current developments and their works in the field of education with the groups in written, oral and visual transfers and in a systematic way.
6They will take responsibility for the solution of the complex applications in the field of education, and produce new strategic approaches.
7They will develop strategy, policy and implementation plans, in the field of education, and evaluate the results according the quality processes.
8They will develop knowledge and skills to use information and communication technologies in the field of education.
9They will collecte data and interprete them, which is about their research area of interest related to the field of education. During the introduction stages, they will respect social and ethical values.
10They will apply their knowledge and problem solving skills in the field of education to interdisciplinary studies.
11They will follow the new developments in his/her educational field, and interpret them in paralel of internatinational values and national realities.
12They will make critique and suggestions about education programs being conducted in our country.
13They will conduct her/his studies considering ethical, social and scientific values.
14They will develop and apply original content in the field of education to train for researcher.
15They will develop their independent study skills and skills to work in cooperation in the field of education.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on the students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups to learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity
Concept MapsExpress a relation network, based on figures, graphics and words propositions and principles. It enables visual learning. These steps are followed: 1) Concepts about the subjects to be taught are listed. 2) The name of the subject that will be taught is written at the top.3) Relations between
Micro-Teaching Although this method aims to produce prospective teachers’ who have adopted the role in which they undertake and apply in the classroom, it can also be applied in different areas. It makes it possible to carry certain skills to the learning environment by using video and audio recording
Programmed InstructionAt its basis lays the Individualization of instruction. Programmed instruction is an individual teaching technique, guided by the reinforcement principles of Skinner. Its Basic principles are: the principle of small steps, the principle of effective participation, the achievement principle, the
Teaching with Analogy / MetaphorsIs a way for learning, which compares abstract issues and concepts with concrete objects.
The opposite panelIs one of the two groups just asking the question, while another assumes the role of responder. With this technique it is possible to repeat / revise issues that have already been processed. The Class is divided into two. Half is located within the group for asking questions and half for 
Vision Development This technique is not all the students in small groups, but all students participating in a study as a class. It is a discussion technique, used to teach students to respect others views and improve their vision, when thinking about conflicting points of view. Topics with apparent contradictions 
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
    

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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SNO 535 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 3+0 7,5 Compulsory
SNO 568 RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES IN EDUCATION 3+0 7,5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
  Total 30  
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SNO 540 MODELLING IN MATHEMATIC EDUCATION 2+17,5Elective
SNO 551 SCIENCE ETHICS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 564 INNOVATIONS IN TEACHER TRAINING 3+07,5Elective
SNO 566 SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE 3+07,5Elective
SNO 567 EDUCATIONAL SUPERVISION 3+07,5Elective
SNO 569 THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING LIFE AND SOCIAL STUDIES 3+07,5Elective
SNO 570 THEORY AND APPLICATIONS: TEACHING MUSIC IN ELEMENTARY LEVEL 3+07,5Elective
SNO 571 GAME THEORY AND APPLICATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND TEACHING 3+07,5Elective
SNO 572 THEORY AND APPLICATION IN READING AND WRITING INSTRUCTION 3+07,5Elective
SNO 573 THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING SCIENCE 3+07,5Elective
SNO 574 THEORY AND APPLICATION IN TURKISH LANGUAGE TEACHING 3+07,5Elective
SNO 575 THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING MATHEMATICS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 576 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT THEORY AND APPLICATIONS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 577 LEARNING THEORIES AND ITS APPLICATIONS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 578 ÖĞRENME STİLLERİ VE STRATEJİLERİ 3+07,5Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SNO 550 SEMINAR 0+2 7,5 Compulsory
SNO 565 STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH 3+0 7,5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SNO 549 CONCEPTUAL APPOACHES IN TEACHING GEOMETRY 3+07,5Elective
SNO 551 SCIENCE ETHICS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 564 INNOVATIONS IN TEACHER TRAINING 3+07,5Elective
SNO 566 SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE 3+07,5Elective
SNO 567 EDUCATIONAL SUPERVISION 3+07,5Elective
SNO 569 THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING LIFE AND SOCIAL STUDIES 3+07,5Elective
SNO 570 THEORY AND APPLICATIONS: TEACHING MUSIC IN ELEMENTARY LEVEL 3+07,5Elective
SNO 571 GAME THEORY AND APPLICATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND TEACHING 3+07,5Elective
SNO 572 THEORY AND APPLICATION IN READING AND WRITING INSTRUCTION 3+07,5Elective
SNO 573 THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING SCIENCE 3+07,5Elective
SNO 574 THEORY AND APPLICATION IN TURKISH LANGUAGE TEACHING 3+07,5Elective
SNO 575 THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING MATHEMATICS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 576 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT THEORY AND APPLICATIONS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 577 LEARNING THEORIES AND ITS APPLICATIONS 3+07,5Elective
SNO 578 ÖĞRENME STİLLERİ VE STRATEJİLERİ 3+07,5Elective
SNO 600 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION 3+07,5Elective

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SNO 500 MASTER'S THESIS 0+0 20 Compulsory
SNO 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
  Total 30  

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SNO 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
SNO 500 MASTER'S THESIS 0+0 20 Compulsory
  Total 30  


COURSE & PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Year : Compulsory Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10PO 11PO 12PO 13PO 14PO 15
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATIONC***************
EXPERTISE FIELD COURSESC               
FIELD OF STUDY COURSEC***************
MASTER'S THESISC***************
RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES IN EDUCATIONC               
SEMINARC***************
STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHC               
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Elective Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10PO 11PO 12PO 13PO 14PO 15
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT THEORY AND APPLICATIONSE               
CONCEPTUAL APPOACHES IN TEACHING GEOMETRYE               
EDUCATIONAL SUPERVISIONE               
GAME THEORY AND APPLICATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND TEACHINGE               
INNOVATIONS IN TEACHER TRAININGE               
LEARNING THEORIES AND ITS APPLICATIONSE               
MODELLING IN MATHEMATIC EDUCATIONE               
ÖĞRENME STİLLERİ VE STRATEJİLERİE               
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATIONE               
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION: THEORY AND PRACTICEE               
SCIENCE ETHICSE               
THEORY AND APPLICATION IN READING AND WRITING INSTRUCTIONE               
THEORY AND APPLICATION IN TURKISH LANGUAGE TEACHINGE               
THEORY AND APPLICATIONS: TEACHING MUSIC IN ELEMENTARY LEVELE               
THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING LIFE AND SOCIAL STUDIESE               
THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING MATHEMATICSE               
THEORY AND PRACTICE AT TEACHING SCIENCEE               
L+P: Lecture and Practice
C: Compulsory
E: Elective
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
TH [5]: Too High
H [4]: High
M [3]: Medium
L [2]: Low
TL [1]: Too Low
None [0]: None
FOE [0]: Field of Education
NQF-HETR : National Qualifications Framework For Higher Education in Turkey
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