COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Child, Science and Technology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CG 210
Fall/Spring
2
0
2
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course is designed for students, science and technology to understand the importance of the child's education and development,Science and technology based activities.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to use technology in education by understanding the importance of technology in child development.
  • Will be able to explain the importance of science in preschool period.
  • Will be able to explain scientific thinking and scientific process skills in preschool period.
  • The school will be able to plan and implement the event using science and technology.
  • Will be able to prepare and apply material for the activity he / she needs for science and technology education before school.
Course Description This course includes the development of scientific thinking in the preschool period and the scientific process skills, the science-technology based activities and the role of the educator in pre-school education, science effectiveness planning-implementation and evaluation in the preschool period, project approach based science activity applications.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Brain Development in Preschool Period
2 Development of Scientific Thinking in the Preschool Period and Scientific Process Skills
3 Technology in the Preschool Period
4 Basic Science Fields Used in Science Education and Science Education in the Period Before School
5 Basic Science Fields Used in Science Education and Science Education in the Period Before School
6 Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Science Activities in Preschool Period
7 Science Center Design
8 Science Center Design
9 Project Approach Based Science Activity Practice
10 Project Approach Based Science Activity Practice
11 Midterm Exam
12 Project Approach Based Science Activity Practice
13 Project Approach Based Science Activity Practice
14 Project Approach Based Science Activity Practice
15 Process evaluation
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks Arı M, Pınar Bayhan P. (2002). Okul Öncesi Dönemde Bilgisayar Destekli Eğitim, Epsilon Yayınevi, İstanbul.\Alisinanoğlu F, Özbel S,Kahveci G. (2007).Okul Öncesinde Fen Eğitimi, Nobel Yayınları.
Suggested Readings/Materials Aktas Arnas Y.(2007). Fen ve Matematik Ögreniyorum. Morpa Kültür Yayınları, İstanbul.\Uşun S. (2006); Bilgisayar Destekli Öğretimin Temelleri, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, 2. Baskı, Ankara.Namlu GA. (1999); “Bilgisayar Destekli İşbirliğine Dayalı Öğrenme,” Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Yayınları, No:57, Eskişehir.\nRedleaf R. (1996). Open the Door Let’s Explore More Field Trips of Discovery for Young Children, Redleaf Press, Minnesota.\Kohl M, Potter J. (1993). Science Arts, Discovering Science Through, Art Experiences, Bright Ring Publishing, USA.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
6
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
24
Presentation / Jury
Project
2
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
10
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
7
2
14
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
2
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
3
Presentation / Jury
Project
2
9
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
5
Final Exams
1
10
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To have the skills of improving the development and learning of children with special needs

X
13

To plan and carry out activities for development of people under their responsibility

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest