Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Introduction to Philosophy DAO141 1 2 + 0 2

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Instructors Assist.Prof. Bahram HASANOV
Goals To develop understanding of students about pschology, behaving, learning and development processes.
Contents Definition, history, fields of psychology, main theories and approaches in psychology.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Explain main concepts and theories of psychology.
2 Establish the relationship between psychological theories.
3 Defines the sub-fields of psychology.
4 Define the basic concepts of research methods of psychology.
5 Explain cognitive processes.
6 Distinguishes between normal and abnormal behavior.
7 Use basic psychological knowledge in educational settings and daily life.
8 Describes the main factors affecting mental health.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods 1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Assessment Methods Testing, Final Exam, Homework.

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Giving information about content, sources and teaching/learning mothods of the course.
2 Definition, history and fields of psychology To have course sources.
3 The senses, perception and factors affecting Reviev
4 Sleep and Dreams Reviev
5 Hypnosis and drugs Reviev
6 Learning: Classical conditioning. Reviev
7 Learning: Pragmatic and Cognitive approaches. Reviev
8 Quiz Reviev
9 The type of memory Reviev
10 Memory: recall and forgetting. Reviev
11 Development:Babyhood and childhood. Reviev
12 Mood disorders and schizophrenia. Reviev
13 Psychotheraphy Reviev
14 Social psychology. Reviev
15 Assessment and Evaluation. Reviev

Textbook Plotnik, Rod (2007) Psikioloji'ye Giriş (Çev.). Kaknüs Yayınları, İstanbul.
Additional Resources Cüceloğlu,D. (2008).İnsan ve Davranışı,İstanbul:Remzi Kitabevi Atkinson ,R.L. (1995).Psikolojiye Giriş,İstanbul:Sosyal Yayınlar Morgan,C.T. (1993).Psikolojiye Giriş,Ankara:Hacettepe Üniversitesi Psikoloji Bölümü Yayınları Budak,S.(2009).Psikoloji Sözlüğü,Ankara:Bilim ve Sanat Yayınları

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 The sufficient knowledge about the field. x
2 The sufficient education knowledge of the field. x
3 Can define concepts, theories and teaching methods and practice in the field. x
4 Have information about features of students’ development and their learning. x
5 Taking into account developmental characteristic of student and individual differences provides suitable learning environment. x
6 Taking in to account the characteristics ant the achievements (purposes) of the subject appropriate teaching strategies methods and techniques apply. x
7 Takes tasks in individual and group works and fulfill them effectively. x
8 Takes responsibilities in solving problem and tries to produce solutions. x
9 Can makes self-assessment. x
10 Participates in social and cultural activities. x
11 Can makes within the discipline and interdisciplinary team study in educational applications. x
12 Follow changes in curricula and new resource and related materials. x
13 Aware of the national culture and universal values and give them importance. x
14 Have sufficient information about structure, development and history of Turkish Educational System. x
15 Knows and uses values and principles that Turkish National Educational System based on and field’s purpose, principles and techniques. x
16 Examines concepts related to the field with scientific methods. x
17 Has information of teaching programs, teaching methods and techniques and measurement and evaluation. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 7 3 21
Assignments 1 1 1
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Work Load (h) 60
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2
ECTS Credit of the Course 2