3381 PSYCHO-SOCIAL FIELDS IN SPORTS

GENERAL INFORMATION
Pamukkale University psycho-social fields in sport graduate program is ongoing since 2005.

Objective
The purposes of this graduate program are (1) educating students to the development of sport in the country with the necessary knowledge and skills, (2) training students for respecting ethical values of sport and science, (3) educating individuals for performing scientific research in sports psychology at both national and international level. Moreover, Psychosocial Fields in Sports Master of Science program with thesis is designed to help students to apply body of knowledge to Sport Sciences, to communicate with other specialized individuals, to develop new projects in Sport Sciences. In addition, students who complete the master of science program are expected to be qualified with current knowledge and trends in Sport Sciences and apply these knowledge and trends academically to Sport Sciences.


Admission Requirements
Students may apply for admission, subject to prerequisites and general Pamukkale University Faculty of Health Sciences’ admission requirements. Students have undergraduate degree, first cycle programs, and pass standardized graduate exam, and placement through local oral/written exam and certificate of English proficiency.

Graduation Requirements
A student must complete the required course load (24 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; presents a research seminar and successfully prepares and defends a thesis.

Career Opportunties
Students can work in all units related to sports after graduation including universites, sport teams, official and unofficial sport institutions,sport centers.

Qualification Awarded
Psycho-Social Fields İn Sports

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 (24 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00; presents a research seminar and successfully prepares and defends 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
 Assoc. Prof. Dr. ÖZGÜR MÜLAZIMOĞLU BALLI+90 258 296 1268 omballi@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Gains the appropriate information, skills and attitudes related with psycho-social areas in sports.
2Develops the ability to reach the research related to psycho-social areas and the ability to synthesize and evaluate acquired data.
3Acquires the ability to use the major concepts, assumptions, debates and research methods of psycho-social areas.
4Acquires the ability to practice and learn the research related to psycho-social areas.
5 Practices applied sport psychology techniques.
6Practices experimental sport psychology techniques.
7Understands the human development stages and has the ability to use the approriate approaches.
8Has the problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
9Understands the human development stages and has the ability to use the approriate approaches.
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.
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
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
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
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
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
Concept CaricaturesCreates opportunities to learn and discuss by caricaturizing and representing information about concepts in a thought-provoking way that can lead to debates. Generally Concepts Caricatures draw attention and create opportunities to think by giving information in a contradicting
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups and learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity within the
Scenario-based teaching Although it is similar to the Case Study method, there is a fictional approach in the scenario. The subject can be presented by inserting it in to a fiction and can also lead the student’s to producing their own scenarios.
Role Playing Role-playing is a learning way which helps students to express their own feelings and thoughts by playing the role of other personalities. It is necessary that students use creative thinking to succeed. Students put themselves in someone’s place by purifying themselves from their actual
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Observation Although we generally get information related to the nature through observations, the Observation method can also be used for other situations and under other conditions. We try to reach certain generalizations by thinking about our findings which we gather from our observations.
InterviewThis is when the teacher brings in (writers, artists, designers, writers, illustrators, etc.) because he/she is not equipped with the adequate facilities to do with certain issues or situations. It is a technique that triggers the senses of students. In some cases, students interview certain people
DebateDebate is a type of discussion on a topic in compliance with certain rules and procedures. Debate, is two groups of students in either twos or threes, putting forward points, which are for or against an idea, proposal, point, action or recommendation.  The aim is to discuss topic ideas that
Six Hat ThinkingThe Six hat thinking technique, is based on looking at a topic from different angles. Individuals learn to, develop the ability to face events from different points of view and to improve their empathizing skills. Because thoughts are looked upon from of every aspect, issues raised can be
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 
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
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 06
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 07
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
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
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 06
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 07
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 04
    

COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SBE 501 DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE AND MEDICAL RESEARCH ETHICS 1+0 7,5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- 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
BIS 517 BIOSTATISTICS 2+27,5Elective
SBT 501 GENERAL PSYHCOLOGY 2+07,5Elective
SBT 505 MOTIVATIONAL METHODS IN SPORTS 2+07,5Elective
SBT 512 GENERAL SOCIOLOGY 2+07,5Elective
SPA 508 SPORT, THEORY AND SOCIETY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 509 SPORT, BODY AND SOCIETY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 510 SPORT AND GENDER 3+07,5Elective
SPA 511 SPORT, CULTURE AND IDENTITY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 513 MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN SPORTS 2+27,5Elective
SPA 515 SPORT HISTORY IN THE REPUBLICAN TURKEY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 517 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN SPORT SCIENCES 3+07,5Elective
SPA 519 MATURATION GROWTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 521 CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO MOTOR DEVELOPMENT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 522 CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 523 IN PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 524 SOCIAL CLASS, POVERTY AND SPORT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 525 CURRENT ISSUES IN SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 526 DAILY LIFE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND LEISURE 3+07,5Elective
SPA 527 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN SPORT SCIENCES 3+07,5Elective
SPA 528 LIFELONG MOTOR DEVELOPMENT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 529 EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 530 SPORTS COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS 3+07,5Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SPA 550 SEMINAR 0+2 7,5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- 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
BIS 517 BIOSTATISTICS 2+27,5Elective
SBT 501 GENERAL PSYHCOLOGY 2+07,5Elective
SBT 505 MOTIVATIONAL METHODS IN SPORTS 2+07,5Elective
SBT 512 GENERAL SOCIOLOGY 2+07,5Elective
SPA 508 SPORT, THEORY AND SOCIETY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 509 SPORT, BODY AND SOCIETY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 510 SPORT AND GENDER 3+07,5Elective
SPA 511 SPORT, CULTURE AND IDENTITY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 513 MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN SPORTS 2+27,5Elective
SPA 515 SPORT HISTORY IN THE REPUBLICAN TURKEY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 517 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN SPORT SCIENCES 3+07,5Elective
SPA 519 MATURATION GROWTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 521 CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO MOTOR DEVELOPMENT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 522 CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 523 IN PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 524 SOCIAL CLASS, POVERTY AND SPORT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 525 CURRENT ISSUES IN SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 526 DAILY LIFE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND LEISURE 3+07,5Elective
SPA 527 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN SPORT SCIENCES 3+07,5Elective
SPA 528 LIFELONG MOTOR DEVELOPMENT 3+07,5Elective
SPA 529 EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SPA 530 SPORTS COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS 3+07,5Elective

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

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SPA 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
SPA 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 09
DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE AND MEDICAL RESEARCH ETHICSC*********
EXPERTISE FIELD COURSESC         
FIELD OF STUDY COURSEC*********
MASTER'S THESISC*********
SEMINARC*********
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Elective Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09
BIOSTATISTICSE         
CURRENT ISSUES IN SOCIOLOGY OF SPORTE         
CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGYE         
CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO MOTOR DEVELOPMENTE         
DAILY LIFE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND LEISUREE         
EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGYE         
GENERAL PSYHCOLOGYE  **  ***
GENERAL SOCIOLOGYE***   ** 
IN PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGYE         
LIFELONG MOTOR DEVELOPMENTE         
MATURATION GROWTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITYE* *      
MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN SPORTSE         
MOTIVATIONAL METHODS IN SPORTSE******** 
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN SPORT SCIENCESE         
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN SPORT SCIENCESE         
SOCIAL CLASS, POVERTY AND SPORTE         
SPORT AND GENDERE         
SPORT HISTORY IN THE REPUBLICAN TURKEYE         
SPORT, BODY AND SOCIETYE         
SPORT, CULTURE AND IDENTITYE         
SPORT, THEORY AND SOCIETYE         
SPORTS COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPSE         
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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