Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Current Issues In Religious Education SAU 161 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MAHMUT ZENGİN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Arş.Gör. Kübra CEVHERLİ

Course Category Other
Course Objective

This course aims to provide information about current issues in religious education and discuss them.

Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To analyze affects of globalization on religion and education Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To know and debate affects of religion policies on education and religious education Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To know applications of religious education in EU Countries Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To debate relations between pluralism and religious education Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To learn affects of new developments in education on religious education Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To learn some issues related to religious education (Tolerance Education, Peace Education, Environmental Education, Values Education, etc.) Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Globalization, Religion and Education
2 Relations Between Religion policies and religious education
3 Religious Education in EU Countries
4 Religious Pluralism and religious education
5 Pluralist Religious Education Models
6 New Developments in Education and Religious Education
7 Citizenship Education and Religious Education
8 Islam and Peace Education
9 Values Education
10 Tolerance Education
11 Environmental Education
12 Mental Health and Religious Education
13 Death Education
14 Evaluation
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues. X
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim. X
4 S/he can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law. X
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods. X
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today. X
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education. X
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically. X
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing. X
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts. X
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies. X
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 30
2. Kısa Sınav 15
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 8 8
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 115
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.6
dersAKTSKredisi 5