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FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
PSI464 FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce basic concepts regarding the development of family and parenting; impacts of parenting on development.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; "handling the family concept in terms of psychology, analysis on personal and interpersonal relationships within a family as in early marriage, motherhood-fatherhood, sexual functions, adjustment disorder, and divorcement”.

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

Summarize basic concepts regarding family development and parenting subjects as in structural, intergeneration and contextual family models. (Bloom’s 2)
Discuss psychological impacts of family on the development of individuals. (Bloom’s 4)
Evaluate impacts of family in several aspects on different stages as in the transition from being a teenager to a young adult, mate selection, marriage, conflict in marriage and childbearing. (Bloom’s 5)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Family as a System Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
2 Literature Review Family Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
3 Literature Review Family Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
4 Literature Review Structural Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
5 Literature Review Structural Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
6 Literature Review Intergeneration Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
7 Literature Review Contextual Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review Transition from being a teenager to a young adult Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
10 Literature Review Mate selection and development of family Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
11 Literature Review Transition to marriage Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
12 Literature Review Conflict in marriage Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
13 Literature Review Communication and Intimacy Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
14 Literature Review Families with dependent children Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
15 Literature Review Parents-Children System Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Anderson, S. A. and Sabatelli, R. M. (2003). Family Interaction: A Multigenerational Developmental Perspective. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Pinsof W.M. & Leboy J.L. (2013). Aile Psikolojisi. Psikoterapi Enstitusu

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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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 3 39
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 20 20
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 25 25
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0