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SOCIAL SERVICE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SHT411 SOCIAL SERVICE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the student with knowledge and skills of social municipalism in particular and basis of local social services in general showing them the significance of the local aspect with the aim of providing social service activity and promoting worldwide.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include central social policies and works, legal framework of local administrations field to be applied properly.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define the status of the social service specialist in local governments internalizing the scope of social service in local governments
Explain the duties and responsibilities of the social service specialist in local administrations
Organize projects that contribute to the development of the local administrations
Develops their works in order to rise the importance of the social service in local administrations

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Introduction Introduction Lecture
2 Previous course revision and references Development Process of Local Administrations in Turkey Lecture
3 Previous course revision and references Provincial Special Administrations – Village Administration- Municipality Administration Lecture / Discussion
4 Previous course revision and references Local Administrations Reform and Reconstruction in Municipalities Lecture
5 Previous course revision and references Legal Regulations for Local Administrations Lecture
6 Previous course revision and references Social Municipalism (Description and Functions) Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
7 Previous course revision and references Local Development and Local Social Policy and Service Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Previous course revision and references General Revision Feedback
10 Previous course revision and references Active Social Services in Municipalities Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
11 Previous course revision and references Social Policy and Work Directed Strategic Planning and Disaster Management in Municipalities Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
12 Previous course revision and references Disability Policy in Municipalities Lecture, Question-Answer
13 Previous course revision and references Social Policy and Works in Municipalities for Street Children Problem Lecture / Discussion
14 Previous course revision and references Fights Against Poverty in Municipalities Lecture / Discussion
15 Revision of the Whole Week General Revision Feedback and Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Seyyar, A. (2008). Yerel Siyasetin Gelisiminde Sosyal Politikaların Onemi”; Yerel Siyaset Dergisi; Issue 25.
Orhan, S. (2003). Sokak Cocuklarinin Sosyal Rehabilitasyonu; Yuksek Lisans Tezi; Sakarya University.
Yerel Kalkınmada Belediyelerin Rolu; Uluslararasi Sempozyum; 2004

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
4
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
3
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
4

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
4
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
3
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
2
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
3
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
5
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
4
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
3

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 5 65
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 6 3 18
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 2 4
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 0 131
Total Workload of the Course Unit 131
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0