Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Elective III: Autism ZEE 307 5 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>Introduction to Special Education<br /> Applied Behavior Analysis<br /> Educational &amp; Behavioral Evaluation and Assessment</p> <p>Teaching concepts and skills to individuals with ID</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi UĞUR YASSIBAŞ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Ass. Damla ALTIN

Course Category Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

The aim of course is to gain to students identifying of ASD and charactesristics, educational needs and opportunuties of children with ASD, and practice basic evidence-based practices.

Course Content

Identifications, classification, symptoms of ASD, choronological development in ASD, educational needs of the children with ASD, evidence-based interventions, family supports and some controversial issues in ASD.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students explain historical development of ASD. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Students compaire the definitons, classifications and prevalence of ASD. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
3 Students explain the symptomps and diagnosing procedure of ASD on examples. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Students analyze the educational assessment and placement principles of children with ASD. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
5 Students use basic evidence-based practices. Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 Students assess alternative treatments. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing,
7 Students develop educational program for children with ASD. Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
8 Students develop effective family education program. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Historical developmet, definition and classification of ASD Course notes & materials
2 Causes, symptoms and diagnosing ASD Course notes & materials
3 Characteristics and needs of individuals with ASD Course notes & materials
4 Increasing appropriate behaviors of children with ASD Course notes & materials
5 Increasing appropriate behaviors of children with ASD Course notes & materials
6 Reducing inappropriate behaviors of children with ASD Course notes & materials
7 Reducing inappropriate behaviors of children with ASD Course notes & materials
8 Mid-term Exam Course notes & materials
9 Increasing communication and social skills of children with ASD Course notes & materials
10 Increasing play skills of children with ASD Course notes & materials
11 Intervention Program Examples for ASD Course notes & materials
12 Training families of children with ASD Course notes & materials
13 Students with ASD and Inclusion Course notes & materials
14 Final exam Course notes & materials
Course Notes <p>Notes given bye teaching staff during the semester.</p>
Course Resources

Tekin İftar, E. (2014). Otizm Spektrum Bozukluğu Olan Çocuklar ve Eğitimleri. (Ed. E. Tekin İftar). 3. Baskı. Ankara: Vize Yayıncılık
Grandin, T. (2005). Resimlerle Düşünmek. (Çeviren: Mehmet Celil İftar). İstanbul: Tohum Türkiye Otizm Erken Tanı ve Eğitim Vakfı.
E. Tekin (Ed.). (2012). Otizm spektrum bozukluğu olan çocuklar ve eğitimleri. Ankara: Vize Yayıncılık.
Kırcaali-İftar, G. (2003). Otistik Özellik Gösteren Çocuklara İletişim Becerilerinin Kazandırılması. İstanbul: YA-PA.
Kırcaali-İftar, G. (2007). Otizm Spektrum Bozukluğu. İstanbul: Daktylos Yayınları.

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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
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 8 8
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 7 2 14
Final examination 1 12 12
Project / Design 1 6 6
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.52
dersAKTSKredisi 6