Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Comperative Relgios Education FDE 603 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MAHMUT ZENGİN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ABDURRAHMAN HENDEK,
Course Assistants

Arş.Gör. Kübra CEVHERLİ

Course Category
Course Objective

This course aims to understand different approaches to comparative education, changes about policy and pedagogy of religious education in a international level

Course Content

Comparative education and method, why comparative religious education, growing international interest for religious education in schools, relation between state and religion and its influence on religious education, some international institutions and teaching religions, Council of Europe and OSCE Reports on teaching religion in schools

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To describe concepts and methods on comparative education Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To evaluate recent international developments about religious education in schools Brain Storming, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
3 To debate the critical evaluation of changes in school religious education Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
4 To demostrate relationship between religious education and human rights Discussion, Lecture, Testing,
5 To formulate different policies of religious education with a reason Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
6 To compare the implementations of religious education in different countries Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Comparative education and research approaches to comparative education
3 Why comparative religious education?
4 Reasons for growing international interest on religious education in schools
5 Main influences for establishment of modern approaches to religious education in schools
6 Religious education and relations between religion and state
7 Council of Europe policy to religious education and RE report
8 Mid-term exam
9 OSCE Toledo Report on religious education ins schools
10 Court of European Human Rights and conviction of religious eductaion
11 Religious education in schools some western European countries
12 Religious education in schools some western European countries
13 Religious education in schools some western European countries
14 Concluding remarks
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

1] Köse, A. & T. Küçükcan (2008) (eds) Avrupa Birliği Ülkelerinde Din-Devlet İlişkileri, İSAM Yayınları, İstanbul.
[2] MEB (2003) Din Öğretiminde Yeni Yöntem Arayışları Uluslararası Sempozyumu, MEB Yayınları, Ankara.
[3] Kaymakcan, R. (2004) Günümüz İngilteresinde Din Eğitimi, Dem yayınları, İstanbul.
[4] Bray, M. Ve diğerleri (2007) (eds) Comparative Education Research, Approaches and Methods, Springer.
[5] Çelebi, İ. (2007) (eds) Avrupa Birliğ Sürecinde Dini Kurumlar ve Din Eğitimi, Ensar Neşriyat, İstanbul.
[6] Kaymakcan, R. (2007) Yeni ortaöğretim Din Kültürü ve Ahlak Bilgisi Öğretim programı İnceleme ve Değerlendirme Raporu, Sabancı Un. Eğitim reformu Girişimi, Myra Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
[7] OSCE (2007) Toledo Guiding Principles on teaching About Religions and Beliefs in Public Schools, OSCE, ODIHR, Warsaw.
[8] Keast, J. (2007) (ed) Religious diversity and intercultural education: a reference book for schools, Council of Europe, Strasbourg.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3
4 X
5
6 X
7 X
8
9
10 X
11 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 149
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.96
dersAKTSKredisi 6