Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Special Education DAO475 7 2 + 0 2

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Hasan MEYDAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. Salih AYBEY
Goals To gain knowledge and skill about handicapped children and their general features. To give information on the causes, diagnosis, education of handicapped children. To provide knowledge about integration applications, to give knowledge about study with parents.
Contents Handicapped children and Special education, developmental disabilities, mental disability and autism, learning difficulties, hearing disabilities, language and speech disorders, emotion and behavior disorders, visual disabilities, physical disabilities, superior intelligence and talent, early education, special education applications in the World and Turkey
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Explain the definition and borders of special education term
2 Explain the features of handicapped children
3 Explain general features of people who have various specialties such as intellectual disabilities and learning disabilities
4 Explain general features of people who have various specialties such as pervasive developmental disabilities
5 Explain general features of people who have various specialties such as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder and emotional and behavioral disorder
6 Explain general features of gifted people such as superior intelligence and superior ability
7 Explain integration applications and support services

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture,Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Problem Solving
Assessment Methods Exam, Homework



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Special education and area of this term To have course sources
2 Specialities that have children with special needs Review and prior research
3 Special education in Turkey: past and present Review and prior research
4 General characteristics of the categories of mental disability and learning difficulties Review and prior research
5 General characteristics of the categories of pervasive developmental disorder Review and prior research
6 Attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder and emotional and behavioral disorders Review and prior research
7 The general characteristics of giftedness and talent categories Review and prior resarch
8 General characteristics of the categories of hearing impairment and visual impairment Review and prior research
9 General characteristics of the categories of severe physical disability and multiple disability Review and prior research
10 Diagnosis of children with special needs Review and prior research
11 Classification and prevalence rates of children with special needs Review and prior research
12 The integration (integreted education) and support services Review and prios research
13 Early education practices in special education Review and prior research
14 Family education practices in special education Review



Sources
Textbook Eripek S.(Edt.) (2000) . Özel Eğitim. Eskişehir; Anadolu Üniversitesi web-ofset tesisleri.
Additional Resources Ataman. A. (Edt.) Özel gereksinimli çocuklar ve özel eğitim. Ankara: Gündüz eğitim yayıncılık.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 60
Assignments 1 40
In-Term Total 2 100
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



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Assignments 1 5 5
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Work Load (h) 71
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.37
ECTS Credit of the Course 2