Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Turkish History of Education DAO242 4 2 + 0 2

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Hasan MEYDAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. Hasan MEYDAN , Assist.Prof. Salih AYBEY
Goals Identify the development process of the Turkish education system.
Contents History of Turkish education The importance of education. Previous education and teacher training institutions of the Republic of Turkish Education Revolution 1: historical background, philosophical, ideological and political foundations. Turkish Education Revolution 2: Unification Act: Historical background, scope, application and importance of secularization in the Turkish educational system. Turkish Education Revolution 3: Co-education and girls' education, Writing Revolution, the schools, community houses. The basic principles of the education system of the Republic of Turkey. Village Institutes, Educational Institutes and Schools of Higher Teacher Education, Universities and teacher training. The recent developments in Turkish education.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Knowledge of developmental processes of Turkish Education system.
2 Explain the reasons the importance of knowing of history of education in terms of the individual and the teaching profession.
3 Knowledge of historical facts in Turkish education.
4 Analyze the problems of education.
5 Propose solutions to social and educational problems.

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

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Education in Central Asian Turkish states to have course sources
2 Education in Muslim Turkish States Review
3 Primary, secondary and higher Education in Great Seljuks Review
4 Madrasahs Review
5 Madrasahs Review
6 Educational reform movements During the Ottoman empire period Review
7 Modernisation of education movement in from Ottoman era untill the Republican Review
8 The first legal regulations and new insights on Education Review
9 The first legal regulations and new insights on Education Review
10 Philosophical foundations of education system in the Republican era and Tevhidi Tedrisat Law. Review
11 Primary, secondary, higher education and teacher training in Republican era Review
12 The main educational thinkers of the Republican era Review
13 The structure of the Turkish education system at the present time Review
14 Current Turkish Education System Review

Textbook Yahya Akyüz Yürk Eğitim Tarihi
Additional Resources Yaşar Sarıkaya Medreseler ve Modernleşme.

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) 6 6 36
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load (h) 66
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.2
ECTS Credit of the Course 2