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Course Descriptions

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CGE 101 Special Education I 3 0 4
Basic concepts, objectives and principles of special education; special education institutions and their characteristics, prevention of handicaps and early diagnosis; classification of special education fields; special education position in Turkey and in the World.

 

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CGE 102 Special Education II 3 0 4
Information about children with various handicaps; assessment and interpretation of the categories of handicaps.

 

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CGE 103 Art and Creativity for Children 3 1 4
Creativity and art, activities that develop creativity; developing painting and musical activities; artistic and cultural tour program, developing sculpture activity.

 

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CGE 104 Child Nutrition 3 0 3
Nutrition, nutrition habits of children; food preparation, cooking, preservation and presentation; alimentation at different time periods; children having special nutrition conditions; alimentation of diseased children; nutrition according to phases of development.

 

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CGE 105 Children Rights and Protection 2 0 2
Human and children rights, process of emergence of the convention on children rights; children rights in the preschool education and application examples.

 

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CGE 106 Tool-Material Development in Education 2 0 3
Organizing tool and materials for classroom management; planning and preparing educational toys, puppets, musical instruments, costumes and accessories.

 

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CGE 107 Development and Learning I 3 0 4
Physical, psychomotor, cognitive and language development by supporting preschool education.

 

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CGE 108 Development and Learning II 3 0 4
Social, emotional, cognitive, moral and sexual development by supporting preschool education.

 

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CGE 109 Child Literature and Media 2 0 2
The importance of literature for pre-school education; evolution child literature in Turkey and in the World; features that the publications prepared for preschool education should possess; planning activities related with the mother tongue; effects of the media on children; features child media publications should possess.

 

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CGE 110 Learning and Teaching Techniques 2 0 2
Development and learning, learning theories, teaching processes, effective teaching methods and techniques.

 

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CGE 112 Communication with Children 2 0 2
Communication, effective communication techniques with children; effective communication between family and child; communication in work place, application of effective communication techniques with working staff.

 

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CGE 114 Inclusive Education 2 0 2
Developmental needs of children receiving inclusive education; schools that apply inclusive education; organizing appropriate training environment to meet the needs of children receiving inclusive education; implementing determined activities in inclusive education.

 

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CGE 112 Parent Education 2 0 2
Definition, importance and objective of parent education; effects of parent education activities; the process of developing parent education program; parent education activities in preschool education; activity file for parent education; reviewing, preparing and developing activity files for parent education.

 

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CGE 201 Children and Game 1 1 2
Importance of the game in the preschool period, basic concepts related with the game, historical development of the game, game theories, game types and features, game stages in early childhood, education of children with behavioral disorders in game environment, games in different cultures, developing games for children in preschool education.

 

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CGE 202 Children with Special Needs and Their Education 3 0 4
Identifying social, emotional and psychomotor learning abilities, planning programs according to learning characteristics.

 

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CGE 203 Child Psychology and Mental Health 3 0 4
Personality characteristics, motives and feelings, sensation and perception, defense mechanisms; techniques of understanding children; mental problems in childhood; sensational and behavioral problems in children, children with special psychological problems; improvement of social skills.

 

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CGE 204 Tool-Material Development in Special Education 2 2 5
Developing appropriate tools and materials for visually, hearing and physically impaired children, for children with mental disabilities, with specific learning disabilities and for gifted children based on their special needs.

 

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CGE 205 Children and Drama 2 0 2
Importance of the drama in preschool education; role of the teacher in drama, education environment, assessment; movement studies and applications; pantomime activities; role playing activities; improvisation activities; creating plays out of stories.

 

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CGE 206 Practice in Special Education 0 0 5
Monitoring special education institutions from physical and educational viewpoints; observation of the educational programs applied in special education institutions; applying individual education programs under teacher supervision; monitoring children using children understanding techniques and preparing development files.

 

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CGE 207 Child Health and Diseases 2 0 3
Healthy children, precautions for children health protection; cooperation with colleagues; identifying diseased child’s symptoms; frequent complaints for children and cooperation with personnel; 0-12 years children’s frequent diseases; vaccines and serums.

 

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CGE 209 Practice in Preschool Education Institutions 0 0 5
Examining the plans; making and applying daily plans and free-time activities, Turkish language activities, games and movement activities, musical activities.

 

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CGE 211 Children and Music 2 0 3
Musical terms, importance of music in children’s life and their development; music in pre-school education; role of teacher in music activities, music activities in preschool education; planning music activities and applying them.

 

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CGE 221 Science and Technology for Children 2 0 2
Science education in preschool years; application of computer in education, educational activities using computer.

 

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CGE 222 Animation for Children 2 0 2
Animation activities; determining, preparing and implementing animation activities.

 

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CGE 223 Watching Art Activities 2 0 2
The art and disciplines of art; definition and terminology of art; historical development and importance of art; main branches of art, importance of branches of art; importance of plastic arts, rhythmic arts and phonetic arts.

 

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CGE 224 Children and Environment 2 0 2
Children and the importance of environment; creating a healthy environment for children; creating environmental awareness in children; planning and implementation environmental activities.

 

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CGE 226 Sex Education for Children with Special Needs 2 0 2
Sex education, definition and importance; sexual education resources; sexual developmental periods and their characteristics; sex education adaptation for children with special needs; sexual development of children with special needs.

 

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CGE 280 Seminar 1 1 3
Definition of research topic; research planning, literature survey, the research process; reporting the outcome of the research, presentation, discussion, evaluation.

 

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CGE 290 Summer Training 0 0 8
Thirty working days of summer apprenticeship and reporting of the work done.