Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ethics In Special Education ZEE 309 5 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses <p>Introduction to special education</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AHMET FİDAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Ass. Damla ALTIN

Course Category General Training
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to inform about the ethical values and probable ethical problems in special education. Another aim is to contribute to be responsive individual and teacher.

Course Content

Moral, ethics and legislations
The nature of special education and ethical perspectives
Code of ethics for special education practices
Prevention of individuals with special needs.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students explain the concepts of ethics and philosophy of ethics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Students analyze the relationship between education, special education and ethics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing,
3 Students analyze the frequent ethical problems in special education. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Students discuss the different moral behaviors on examples. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Students produce a solutions for some ethical problems in professional job. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Problem Solving, Homework, Testing,
6 Students present ethical behaviors for communication with families, and collaboration. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
7 Students assess the evidence-based and alternative practices in special education. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Moral, ethics and legislations Related chapters of course materials
2 Profession and professional ethics Related chapters of course materials
3 Basic ethics theories Related chapters of course materials
4 Ethics in education and teaching, ethical principles for teachers Related chapters of course materials
5 The nature and basics of special education Related chapters of course materials
6 Ethical principles and codes in special education Related chapters of course materials
7 Ethical perspectives on different special education practices Related chapters of course materials
8 Mid-term Exam Related chapters of course materials
9 Evidence-based practices and ethics Related chapters of course materials
10 Prevention of individuals with special needs, neglect & abuse Related chapters of course materials
11 Communication with families and ethics Related chapters of course materials
12 Teacher training for special education and professional development Related chapters of course materials
13 Ethical dimension of management and audit in special education Related chapters of course materials
14 Final Exam Related chapters of course materials
Resources
Course Notes <p>The Ethics of Special Education. Kenneth R. Howe &amp; Ofelia B. Miramontes. Teachers College Press.</p> <p>Ethics for Behavior Analysts. (2nd Expanded Edition) Jon Bailey &amp; Mary Burch. Routledge.</p> <p>Course notes</p>
Course Resources

Eğitim ve Öğretimde Etik. İnayet Aydın. Pegem A Yayıncılık

Bilim Etiği. David B. Resnik. AYRINTI YAYINLARI. Çeviren: Vicdan Mutlu.

Eğitimde Etik. Felicity Haynes. AYRINTI YAYINLARI. Çeviren: Semra Kunt.

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. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Quiz 1 4 4
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 96
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.84
dersAKTSKredisi 4