Second Cycle - Institute of Educational Sciences - Secondary School Social Studies Education - History Education
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
TARO724 Learning - Teaching Models and Theories Compulsory 1 2 4
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Students will evaluate different learning theories.
2 Students will be able to relate learning theories with teaching strategies
3 Students will be aware of lconstructivist learning theories
4 Students will have information about learning theories in the basis of positivist philosophy.
5 Students will be aware of different philosohpical approaches.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Positivist epistemology
Behaviourist theories of learning: Pavlov, Skinner, Thorndike
Cognitive theories of learning: The information processing system
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Epistemology
2 Positivist epistemology
3 Behaviourist theories of learning: Pavlov, Skinner, Thorndike
4 Cognitive theories of learning: The information processing system
5 Gagne's conditions of learning
6 Ausubel'in learning theories: Meaningful learning
7 Bruner's learning theories: Discovery learning
8 Study week
9 Midterm exam
10 Bandura's social-cognitive learning theory
11 Constructivist philosophy
12 Piaget's cognitive development theory
13 Vygotsky's socio-cultural theory of psychological development
14 Misconceptions in chemistry
15 Conceptual conflict teaching strategy
16 Conceptual change strategies
17 Study week
Recommended or Required Reading
Safran, M. (2010). Tarih Nasıl Öğretilir?, Yeni İnsan Yayınları: İstanbul.
Demirel, Ö. (2009). Program Geliştirme, Pegema: Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
To read a paper about historiography in every week and making a project
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
There is no work Placement
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 2 14 28
Pre Class Self Study 2 14 28
Midterm Preparation 1 14 14
Final Preparation 1 14 14
Total 6 56 84
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