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SINO308Teaching of Social Studies (Humanities)3+0+0ECTS:4
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
Department
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
Lecturer--
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The main aim of this course is to help primary student teachers to comprehend the aims and objectives of Social Studies and its importance in primary education. The course also aims to help primary student teachers to gain theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in using teaching methods and techniques in Social Studies and to know about measurement and assessment procedures and processes.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : comprehend the aims and objectives of Social Studies31
LO - 2 : know about primary Social Studies Curriculum31
LO - 3 : gain knowledge and skills in the use of teaching methods and techniques in teaching Social Studies31
LO - 4 : learn about technological devices and other materials and develops skills in the use of these materials in Social Studies3,101
LO - 5 : comprehend the measurement and assessment procedures and processes in Social Studies.3,101
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Social science field and its? characteristics, basic goals and skills in social studies field, literacy in social studies, basic themes and fields in social studies; place and historical account of social study field in elementary education, examination of social science curriculum (target, skill, theme etc. . ) ; strategy, methods, techniques and materials using in social science course and sample applications; democracy, human rights and values education in social studies; comparison and examples from the social science textbooks in Turkey and other countries.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1The purpose of social studies lessons, concepts and content.
 Week 2The main purpose of the field of social studies courses.
 Week 3The basic skills of social studies courses.
 Week 4Literacy in sociai studies courses.
 Week 5Basic themes in the field of social studies courses and fields.
 Week 6The field of social studies courses and history of the place in the primary.
 Week 7Social studies courses curriculum in terms of themes to be examined.
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9Strategies used in teaching social studies clases, methods and technigues.
 Week 10Social studies courses in teaching methods and technigues.
 Week 11Materials used in social studied courses.
 Week 12Methods used teaching social studies lessons, technique, with examples of material applications.
 Week 13Methods used social teaching studies lessons, technique, with examples of material applications.
 Week 14İn social studies lessons of democracy, humain rights and values education.
 Week 15Measurement and evaluation in social studies courses, Examples of social studies textbooks in Turkey and comparisons
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Tanrıöğen, A. 2006; Hayat Bilgisi ve Sosyal Bilgiler Öğretimi, Lisans Yayıncılık, İstanbul
2Erdem, M. 2008; Sosyal Bilgiler öğretimi, Alkım Yayınevi, İstanbul.
 
Recommended Reading
1Atalay, N. 2004; İlköğretim okullarnda Sosyal Bilgiler Öğretimi Ders Notları, Trabzon.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 10/04/2013 1 50
End-of-term exam 16 05/06/2013 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 10 20
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 7 14
Arasınav 1 1 1
Kısa sınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 3 7 21
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load100