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HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SHT211 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT I 3 3 3 6

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 Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to describe primarily human (selfhood) and behaviour. And to provide students to evaluate the reasons (neurobiological, heredity and social environment effects) of human behaviour with reference to behaviour theories in general framework, to contribute to student’s abilities to reinterpret human, behaviour and interaction phrases of human with social environment by analysing behaviours of human in the interactions with social environment.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects as; “Who is human being”, “what is behaviour” and concepts like hierarchy of behaviour, social environment, effects of social environment and development phases on behaviour and personality.

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

Describe human as multidimensional.
Interpret effects of development and personality theories on individual behaviours
Explain human interactions with social environment with its general dimensions
Describe development phases and tasks of these phases
Use the knowledge of development phases for the practices of social services

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to the Course, Consideration on Human Being.... Question-Answer / Discussion
2 Research on definitions of the concepts in Heredity, Environment, Behaviour Definition of the concepts of human behaviour and social environment, practices, effects of heredity and environment on development Lecture, Question-Answer
3 Notes of the previous lessons and refences Individual and Socialisation Theories during the Process of Socialisation Lecture, Discussion
4 Notes of the previous lessons and refences Environment and Behaviour Lecture, Discussion
5 Notes of the previous lessons and refences Theoretical approach on Human Behaviours and Social Environment: Ecosystem Theory / System Theory Lecture, Discussion
6 Notes of the previous lessons and refences Basic Theories in Development Lecture, Discussion
7 Evaluation of a violent crime news item obtained from a newspaper Prenatal development, Incidents that can negatively affect mother and infant in pregnancy and in prenatal development phase Lecture, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the Universal Declaration Cognitive, Language and Morality Development Lecture, Discussion
10 Literature Review Development in the Childhood Phase (Biological-Psychological-Social) Lecture, Discussion
11 Literature Review Childhood Period Lecture, Discussion
12 Literature Review History of Childhood Lecture, Discussion
13 Literature Review Development in the Puberty Phase (Biological-Psychological-Social) Lecture, Discussion
14 Literature Review Gender and Gender Expression Lecture, Discussion
15 Personal Study General Revision Lecture, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Zastrow, C. ve Kirst A. K. (2016). Insan Davranısları ve Sosyal Cevre. Ankara: Nika Publications.
Tolan, B. I. ve Batmaz G. (1991). Sosyal Psikoloji. Ankara: Adim Publications.
Cuceloglu, D. (2016). Insan ve Davranısı. Istanbul: Remzi Bookstore.
Santrock, J. W. (2011). Yuksel, G. (Cev. Ed.) Yasam Boyu Gelisim-Life Span Development. Istanbul: Nobel Academic Publications.
Berk, L. (2014). Isikoglu Erdogan N. (Cev. Ed.) Bebekler ve Cocuklar Dogum Oncesinden Orta Cocukluga. Ankara: Nobel Publications.
Gander, M. ve Harry W. G. (1993). Çocuk ve Ergen Gelisimi. Yayına Hazırlayan: Onur, Bekir. 1 .Ankara: Imge 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.
2
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.
5

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.
4
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.
3

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.
4

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.
1
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
4

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
1
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.
1

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 3 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 3 15
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 154
Total Workload of the Course Unit 154
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0