Course Title Course Code Program Level
Psychology of Learning RPDZ203 Psychological Counseling and Guidance (2018-2019 Academic Year and After) B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
28 - - - - 80 108 2 4

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Türkan Öncü
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives To inform educators, teachers, psychologists and guidance professionals about the learning processes.
Course Content Theories and techniques related to learning process and their applications in educational environments
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1-) To know the general principles of learning and how the learning process occurs. 2-) To know which conditions make learning easier and which make it difficult. Thus, to facilitate the acquisition of positive and desired learning in education.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Describing the learning process, basic concepts and principles of learning
2. Week Learning theories and types of learning. Classical conditioning.
3. Week Operant conditioning
4. Week Other principles of classical and operant conditioning
5. Week Latent learning. Insight learning
6. Week Social cognitive theory: Observational learning
7. Week Other principles of social cognitive theory
8. Week Mid-term
9. Week Introduction to contemporary cognitivism. Information processing theory
10. Week
11. Week Long-term memory. Encoding, storing and recalling information and forget
12. Week Cognitive-developmental approaches: Piaget and Vygotsky
13. Week Cognitive-developmental approaches:
14. Week Factors affecting learning and learning strategies Effective learning methods
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Öğrenme Psikolojisi - Jeanne Ellis Ormrod (2016)
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)