Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Psychology of Religion DAO201 3 2 + 0 3

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Bahram HASANOV
Instructors Assist.Prof. Bahram HASANOV
Goals To Comprehend concepts, thoughts and concepts of psychology of religion
Contents In this course, development of science of psychology of religion from begining to present and its schools and spheres of research will be explained
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Explains the aim, content and defination of psychology of religion.
2 Analyzes the basic literature of psychology of religion.
3 Explains the areas of psychology of religion.
4 Synthesises the relationship between psychology of religion and other religious sciences.
5 Analyzes the life of religious sentement and religious thougth.
6 Express the norms of religious conversion.
7 Comprehends psychic conditions of religious life.

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

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 General explanations on the psychology of religion To read given subject
2 Main concepts in psychology of religion. To read given subject
3 New developments in psychology of religion To read given subject
4 The fields of psychology of religion. To read given subject
5 Religious sentiments To read given subject
6 Religious thought To read given subject
7 Religious acts To read given subject
8 Religious conversion To read given subject
9 The psychology of mysticism To read given subject
10 Human development and religion To read given subject
11 Religious life and egoism To read given subject
12 Personality and religious attitudes To read given subject
13 Current Issues To read given subject
14 (Waiting for Translation) Genel Değerlendirme To read given subject

Textbook 1.Ali Köse, Ali Ayten, DİN PSİKOLOJİSİ
Additional Resources 2. Ali Ayten (2010). Psikoloji ve Din: Psikologların Din ve Tanrı Görüşü. İstanbul: İz Yayıncılık 3.Hüseyin Peker (2006). Din Psikolojisi. İstanbul: Çamlıca Yayınları.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 1 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
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) 14 3 42
Assignments 1 16 16
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 2 2
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load (h) 90
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3
ECTS Credit of the Course 3