Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Education, Reform and Social Change EPO 504 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SUBHAN EKŞİOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Assist. D.G. ERDOĞAN , Res. Assist. S. ARSLAN
Course Category
Course Objective The primary purpose of this course is to explore the relationships among education, reform and social change. Students will gain information and experiences about reform efforts in education, the roles of teachers in social change, barriers to change in education, the role of education in creating social change in the historical process.
Course Content The relationship between education and social change, the roles of education and teachers on social change, the causes of the failure of educational reforms, a general evaluation of Turkish educational reforms from past to present.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understands the relationships between education, reform and social change Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Understands the reform efforts in Turkish history with their reasons Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Knows the role of education on social change Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyzes the influences of teachers on social change in Turkey Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Explains the success and failure of educational reforms Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Comments on changes in Turkish educational system on the way of EU process Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Investigates the contributions of civic initiatives to education Self Study, Testing, Homework,
8 Evaluates educational decisions of national education councils Self Study, Testing, Homework,
9 Discusses the foreign experts reports On Turkish education Discussion, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of Change and Social Change
2 Theories of Social Change
3 Education and Social Change
4 The Roles of Teachers on Social Change
5 Role of Education in Turkey in the Process of Change
6 The Main Educational Reforms in Turkey (from past to present)
7 An Evualition of national education councils
8 An Evualition of Foreign Experts Reports
9 Reforming on Teaching Training System
10 The Causes of Success and Failure of Educational Reforms
11 Turkish Educational Reforms on the way of EU process
12 Modernism, Post-modernism, Education and Change
13 Internet, New Information technologies and Change
14 Life Long Learning and Social Change
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Define the basic concepts of education and training programs
2 Theoretical foundations of curriculum development (historical, philosophical, psychological, social, economic, personal, and subject area) to establish the relationship between X
3 The Program design approaches to compare
4 Selecting the appropriate program development models for needs
5 Drafting program
6 All aspects of the evaluation of a training program gaining qualifications X
7 A critical evaluation of education systems in different countries X
8 Monitoring developments in the field of education and training programs X
9 Changes in the social, economic and cultural dimensions of education programs in the community realized the impact assessment X
10 The method of teaching techniques and strategies to use in teaching field
11 The concepts and theories of education and training programs, and critical evaluation X
12 Select and use appropriate methods of scientific research in their work
13 Regardless of the field of education and training programs, conducting research that is original and be published.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6