PSI 447


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Psychology in Preschool Years PSİ 447 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
07
(Fall)
42 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Dr. Neslihan Kuloğlu Türker
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to enable students to know the characteristics of 0-6 years old children who perform different developmental tasks during the fastest period of development, to understand their psychological development and educational processes, to acquire knowledge and skills that enable them to have supportive skills.
Course Content In this course, which will focus on understanding the characteristics of children in preschool, which is considered the most critical developmental period in all life periods, the ability to distinguish differences, direct individuals with special needs correctly, knowledge and skills that can support families and teachers, this course will focus on the following topics; child mental health, play, sleep, toilet, food, self-confidence, sexual development, perception of death.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this course, the successful student will obtain the gains that are related to the field of special education: 1. Recognizing and defining the meaning of the concept of children in the historical process 2. Distinguishing situations that can affect a child's mental health 3. Recognizing when and how sleep patterns should be created, providing specific recommendations to the individual 4. Recognizing when and how toilet training should be created, providing specific suggestions to the individual 5. Recognizing when and how the food order should be created, providing specific suggestions to the individual 6. Recognition of game skills suitable for Age periods, creating a program for development 7. Recognizing sexual development and defining solutions to problems that may arise in preschool age 8. Recognizing the importance of the book in the child's life, using it as an appropriate psychological method 9. Recognizing relationships between siblings and friends, defining appropriate solutions in problem situations 10. Recognition of the basic principles of positive discipline 11. Recognize the importance of preschool education and the basic principles of guidance in preschool institutions 12. Recognizing how death is perceived in preschool period, defining ways to cope during bereavement period
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Dating-children from past to present
2. Week Factors affecting child mental health
3. Week Sleep pattern
4. Week Toilet training
5. Week Meal layout
6. Week Playing skills
7. Week Sexual development
8. Week MID-TERM
9. Week Book therapy
10. Week Sibling jealousy
11. Week Positive discipline
12. Week Preschool education
13. Week Peer relationship
14. Week Perception of death and mourning
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
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 • Ders notları • (Edt:) Melek Er Sabuncuoğlu, “Konu Çocuk Olunca”, Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, 2020 • Neslihan Kuloğlu Türker, “Bebeğinizin gelişimi için neler yapabilirsiniz?” , Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, 2020 • Neslihan Kuloğlu Türker, “Çocuk, Ölüm ve Yas”, Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, 2020 • Hülya Bilgin, “Okul Öncesi Eğitimde Rehberlik”, Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, 2018
Work Placement(s) There is no internship for this course.
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

PO1

PO2

PO3

PO4

PO5

PO6

PO7

PO8

PO9

PO10

PO11

PO12

PO13

LO1

1

1

3

4

5

1

1

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO2

3

4

4

5

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO3

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO4

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO5

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO6

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO7

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO8

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO9

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO10

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO11

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

LO12

2

1

4

3

2

1

2

3

4

1

5

5

5

* Contribution Level :  1 Very low    2 Low    3 Medium    4 High    5 Very High