3483 Curriculum and Instruction

GENERAL INFORMATION
The Division of Curriculum and Instruction is a master degree program which trains curriculum experts since 2009-2010 academic years. There are one associate professor, four assistant professors, one instructor and two research assistants in the Division.

Objective
To train curriculum experts who are able to use scientific research skills; consider the ethical rules in their studies; are sensitive to individual, society and environment; have qualified skills of problem solving, creative and critical thinking; are able to study both cooperatively and individually; are able to follow the developments and innovations about the field and reflect these to their studies.


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
Graduates can work in the Ministry of National Education and institutions of the Ministry as curriculum experts.

Qualification Awarded
Curriculum And Instruction

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. ABDURRAHMAN TANRIÖĞEN+90 258 296 1044 atogen@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Uses the information and skills of scientific researches optimally in his/her professional studies.
2Has the habit of following the scientific ethic rules in his/her professional studies.
3Determines about his/her professional development as a lifelong learner.
4Makes studies about the field both individually and cooperatively.
5Designs curriculum depending on needs in any institution.
6Carries curriculum development studies in any institution.
7Evaluates curriculum development studies in any institution.
8Evaluates the problems, developments and innovations about curriculum development and instruction both in inland and abroad.
9Evaluates formal and informal curriculums in Turkey and the world critically.
10Tends to make researches about curriculum development and instruction.
11Evaluates the practicability of learning-teaching approaches and theories in terms of education.
12Makes practices considering the principles of learning-teaching approaches and theories.
13Uses information and communication technologies in the studies about his/her field.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
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
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
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.
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
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
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
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
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EPO 517 APPLICATIONS OF CURRICULUM DEVELOMENT 3+0 7,5 Compulsory
EPO 509 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS 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
EPO 519 THEORIES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHING 3+07,5Elective
EPO 521 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 3+07,5Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EPO 518 CURRICULUM EVALUATION 3+0 6 Compulsory
EPO 520 DEVELOPMENT AND PROBLEMS OF TURKISH EDUCATION SYSTEM 3+0 6 Compulsory
EPO 550 SEMINAR 0+2 6 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 6 Elective
- Elective 3+0 6 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EPO 504 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES 3+06Elective
EPO 510 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES 3+06Elective

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

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EPO 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
EPO 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 13
APPLICATIONS OF CURRICULUM DEVELOMENTC*************
CURRICULUM EVALUATIONC***** ***** *
DEVELOPMENT AND PROBLEMS OF TURKISH EDUCATION SYSTEMC****   ** * *
EXPERTISE FIELD COURSESC             
FIELD OF STUDY COURSEC****   * *   
MASTER'S THESISC****   * *   
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODSC** *  ***   *
SEMINARC* **   ***   
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Elective Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10PO 11PO 12PO 13
PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCEE** * *****   
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCESE** ******** *
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCESE** *    **   
THEORIES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHINGE*************
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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