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Course Code: 
EPÖ 501
Course Type: 
Course Language: 
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course it to furnish the students with theoretical knowledge and skills that they could make use of them during their implementation
Course Content: 

Basic terms and concepts, curriculum development models, curriculum development process, goals and objectives, content, learning climate, curriculum evaluation approaches, theory and application.

Course Methodology: 
Teaching Methodology: 1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion 4: Case Study 5: Problem Solution
Course Evaluation Methods: 
Assessment Methods: 1: Examination 2: Simulation 3: Assignment

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Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları

Learning Outcomes of the Course Learning Outcomes of the Programme Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1.Uses basic terms and concepts related to curriculum development. 1,2,3,7,8,9,10 1,2,3 1,3
2. Has the necessary knowledge about the curriculum design models, approaches and strategies. 1,2,3,7,8,9,10 1,2,3,4,5 1,3
3. Analyzes and evaluates national and international curriculum. 1,2,4,5,8,9,10 2,4,5 1,3
4.  Designs and implements curriculum in the field of education 1,2,3,6,7,8,9,10 1,2,3,4,5 1,3
5. Has his or her own curriculum development philosophy 1,2,3,7,8,9,10 1,2,3 1,3

Dersin Akışı

Week Topics Study Materials

Basic Terms and Concepts of Curriculum Design

J. Wiles. Curriculum Development

P.Sharma    Encyclopaedia of Curriculum development (Set 3 Vols.)

2 Philosophy of Education J. Dewey Democracy and Education. Veysel Sönmez Eğitim Felsefesi Anı Yayıncılık
3 Philosophy of Education Veysel Sönmez Eğitim Felsefesi Anı Yayıncılık
4 Curriculum Development Models Posner Curriculum Design.

Özcan Demirel Eğitimde Program Geliştirme

5 Curriculum Development Approaches Posner. Curriculum Design.
6 Setting Goals and Objectives Bloom. Handbooks of  Taxonomy
7 Setting Goals and Objectives Bloom. Handbooks of  Taxonomy
8 Mid-Term  
9 Content Selection and Design Posner Curriculum Design.

J. Wiles. Leading Curriculum Development

10 Learning Climate Article
11 Learning Climate Article
12 Curriculum Evaluation Models Münire Erden Eğitimde Program Değerlendirme (Evalution of Curriculum in Education)
13 Analysis of the National Curriculum www.meb.gov.tr
14 Analysis of the International Curriculum www.ibo.org.


15 Final  


Recommended Resources
Lecture Notes  
Additional Resources J. Wiles. Curriculum Development

P.Sharma    Encyclopaedia of Curriculum development (Set 3 Vols.) J. Wiles. Leading Curriculum Development- Bloom. Handbooks of  Taxonomy- Veysel Sönmez Eğitim Felsefesi (Philosophy of Education) Anı Yayıncılık J. Dewey Democracy and Education- Özcan Demirel Eğitimde Program Geliştirme (Curriculum Design in Education)

Materyal Paylaşımı

Material Sharing
Assignments Küçük Prens ve Eğitim Felsefesi Analizi (The Little Prince)

Masalını Yitiren Dev (The Giant Who Lost His Fairy Tale) - Adnan Binyazar Eğitim Tarihi Yorum Yazısı (Commentary Article on the History of Education)


Değerlendirme Sistemi

In-term Studies Number Percentage
Mid-term(s) 1 %40
Quiz(es) -  
Assignments 2 %60
Total 2 %100
Contrıbutıon Of Fınal Examınatıon To Overall Grade   %60
Contrıbutıon Of In-Term Studıes To Overall Grade    
Total   %100

Dersin Program Çıktılarına Katkısı

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5  
1 Understanding and the history, principles and philosophy  of curriculum and instruction and being able to use them         X  
2 To be aware of the national and international current developments and implementations,         X  
3 To know the variables involved in teaching-learning process and to design the lessons in the light of them.       X    
4 To know the scientific research methods necessary for his/her personal and academic development and to have the ability to apply them as carrying out research studies and reporting their findings in the field of curriculum and instruction.   X        
5 To be able to use information and communication technologies efficiently for his/her personal and academic development and the analysis of the data collection.   X        
6 To know and make use of the theories related to development, learning and personal growth for life-long positive development.     X      
7 To be equipped with the necessary teaching-learning qualifications as well as the necessary skills to develop them professionally.       X    
8 To know the principles and techniques of curriculum and syllabus evaluation and to be able to evaluate the curriculum and syllabus in the light of them.         X  
9 To grasp and to apply the social, cultural and societal responsibilities and to be able to act upon these properties.         X  
10 To understand the properties and structure of projects based upon needs and to be able to run the project process in line with these properties.         X  

AKTS İş Yükü Tablosu

Activities Quantity Duration
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-Term(s) 1 10 10
Quiz(es) - - -
Assignment(s) 2 6 12
Final 1 20 20
Total Work Load     138
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     5,52
ECTS Credit of the Course     6