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INTRODUCTION OF PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SHT111 INTRODUCTION OF PSYCHOLOGY 1 3 3 7

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 : Compulsory
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 Lecturer SELİN KALABAŞ

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the students with the history, study areas, sub-branches and research methods of psychological science.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the history of psychology, scientific research methods, behaviour, sensation, consciousness, learning, attention, memory, cognition, personality, abnormal behaviours.

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

Interpret historical development of psychology.
Distinguish from normal and abnormal behaviour.
Compare learning theories.
Design new researches specifically in the field of psychology

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literary Review Basic subjects and concepts in psychology and history of psychological science Lecture
2 Literary Review Research Methods in psychology Lecture, discussion
3 Reading related sections of the course material Physiology and behaviour Lecture, discussion
4 Reading related sections of the course material Sensation and perception Lecture, discussion
5 Reading related sections of the course material Consciousness and variant conditions of consciousness Lecture, discussion
6 Reading related sections of the course material Learning Lecture, discussion
7 Reading related sections of the course material Memory and its processes Lecture, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading related sections of the course material General Revision Lecture, Question/Answer
10 Literature Reading Lifespan Development Lecture, brain storm
11 Reading related sections of the course material Personality and Consideration of Personality Lecture, discussion
12 Literature Reading Stress and health psychology Lecture, discussion
13 Literature Reading Abnormal behaviours and therapies Lecture, discussion
14 Reading the lecture notes from previous weeks Social psychology and diversity of human beings Lecture, discussion
15 Revision General Revision Feedback and Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Atkinson, C. R. ve Atkinson L. R. (1996). Introduction Psychology.
Morris, C.G., (2000). Psikolojiyi Anlamak: Psikolojiye Giris, (H. B. Ayvasik ve M. Sayil, Cev. Ed.) Ankara: Turk Psikologlar Dernegi Publications.
Morgan, T. C. (2009). Psikolojiye Giris. Konya: Egitim Bookstore.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
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.
3
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.
2
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.
1

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.
2
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
1

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.
5

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.
5

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.
0

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.
1
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
2
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
4
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
1
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 10 5 50
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 179
Total Workload of the Course Unit 179
Workload (h) / 25.5 7
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 7,0