Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Family Education In Special Education OEO 302 6 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses <p>A prerequisite course has not been determined for the regarding course.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Special Education</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÖZLEM GÜMÜŞKAYA
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Research Assisstant Ahmet FİDAN

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

The main purpose of the course is to inform the students about family education and consultancy.

The objectives of this course are:
* To be able to discuss basic concepts related to family,
* To be able to describe the basic aims, principles and methods of family education.
* To be able to discuss the needs of the families and ways of meeting them.
* To be able to investigate the ways to help the process of families' adoptatin and socialization of the child with disability.
* To be able to planning family training sessions towards skill and concept teaching based on behavioral perspectives.
* To be able to evaluate the studies performed on families who have children with disabilities in Turkey.

Course Content

Family education and consultancy of parents who have individuals with developmental disabilities.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Learners will be able to explain family, family who have children with disabilities, family education. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Learners will be able to explain the adaptation of the family to the children’s disability. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Learners will be able to explain family, school, child, enviroment and society relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Learners will be able to explain teacher – family relations and communication. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Learners will be able to explain the aims of the family education. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Learners will be able to explain the services presented to families. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Learners will be able to explain family education programs. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introducing the course program and its content Relevant sections of resources
2 Family, Turkish family structure, Family Education, Families of Disabled Children - The Role of the Family in Education and Special Education - Students will read the stories given to them Relevant sections of resources
3 Family Compliance Process - Diagnosis of children with disabilities, - The first difference in family - Reactions of families Relevant sections of resources
4 Family, School, Child, Environment, Society Relationship and Interaction Family, Child and School Relationship Relevant sections of resources
5 Teacher family relationship and communication Relevant sections of resources
6 Objectives of Family Education Relevant sections of resources
7 Mid-term exam Relevant sections of resources
8 Services for families - Family Participation - Basic concepts - Types of participation Relevant sections of resources
9 Family Education Approaches Relevant sections of resources
10 Family Education Programs - Home-Based Programs - School-Centered Programs - Home / School-Centered Programs Distance Education Programs Relevant sections of resources
11 Planning, implementing and recording family education session processes based on applied behavior analysis. Relevant sections of resources
12 Development of family education programs for behavior change and skill teaching in children Relevant sections of resources
13 Family education studies in Turkey Relevant sections of resources
14 Final exam Relevant sections of resources
Course Notes <p>Cavkaytar, Atilla. (2008). Coorperation with Parents (Ailelerle işbirliği). In Special Education (&Ouml;zel Eğitim) (Ed. S&uuml;leyman Eripek). Eskişehir: &nbsp;Anadolu Open University Pub.</p> <p>Cavkaytar, A. (2005). Teaching self-care and domestic skills to children with special needs: applied manual for teacher, teacher aides and family (&Ouml;zel gereksinimi olan &ccedil;ocuklara &ouml;zbakım ve ev i&ccedil;i becerilerinin &ouml;ğretimi: uygulamalı el kitabı: &ouml;ğretmen, yardımcı &ouml;ğretmen ve aileler i&ccedil;in). Ankara: G&uuml;nd&uuml;z Pub.</p>
Course Resources

Cavkaytar, A., Ardıç, A. Özbey, F. Sönmez, M., Özdemir, O., and Aksoy, V. (2015). Parent Training and Guidence on Special Education (Özel eğitimde aile eğitimi ve rehberliği). (Ed. Atilla Cavkaytar) Ankara: Vize Pub.

Turnbull, A. P., Turnbull, H. R., Erwin, E. J., Soodak, L. C., & Shogren, K. A. (2011). Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Positive Outcomes Through Partnerships and Trust, 6th Edition.Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learner has the high level knowledge and the skills supported by the books including the most recent information, practice materials and other scientific sources about special education, pedagogy, culture and basic sciences. X
2 Learner feels ready to work with individual with developmental disabilities, and has effective communication skills. X
3 They investigate and evaluate the consepts, ideas and datas about special education and pedagogic information scientifically; diognise, analyze and negotiate comlicated problems and subjects and develops suggestions based on scientific datas and proofs. X
4 They inform to audiences about special education and teaching skills, explain thinks to them. X
5 They have the skills about learning how to learn, self-confidence, critical thinking, creative thinking; can carry on the works of his area individually. X
6 They take the responsibiliy of unexpected events in his job and try to find solutions. X
7 They know the all features ( additional disability, health problems(epilepsi, what medicine to take, etc.)of their students and their needs; know the socio-cultural and economic of the immediate environment. X
8 They can watch and understand the information about special education and pedagogy and have the second language knowledge to communicate with their collagues (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1). X
9 Instructor compares and contrasts the previous evaluation of the learners’ development, shares the results with the parents and the managers, develops the new instruction plan according to that result. X
10 X
11 X
12 X
13 X
14 X
15 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 2 2
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Workload 112
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.48
dersAKTSKredisi 4