Information Package / Course Catalogue
Sociology of Education
Course Code: PFD115
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

In this course, understand the society in the context of sociological discourse, sociological theories / approaches within the framework of society and social change, to grasp the types of society and the parallel phenomenon of education in society and education in shaping the development of both the patient and the institutional perspective is to understand and get students ability to questioning of their life.

Course Content

Of sociology, its subject, scope, basic concepts in sociology, study areas, study areas, the historical development of sociology in the world and in Turkey, its relationship with other sciences of sociology, social groups and their properties, methods in sociology, the individual relationship between society and the individual influence of society, the sociological perspective education, training, individual relationship with the community, the school as a social institution, the teacher and student roles and responsibilities of the sociological perspective, equal educational opportunity, social mobility, status, class and stratification, culture, society and civilization, relationship, examples of contemporary sociological studies

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to define the relationship between sociology and education
2.To be able to comprehend the viewpoint of sociological thoughts to society in the context of sociological discourse and its handling education
3.To be able to understand the relationship between education and social change, social mobility, status, class and stratification, culture, society, civilization as sociological phenomena
4.To be able to comprehend the study areas of educational sociology
5.To be able to analyze the sociological reasons of the problems in education
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Tezcan, M. (1995). Eğitim Sosyolojisi, Ankara.
2.Giddens, A. (2005). Sosyoloji. İstanbul: Kırmızı Yayınları
3.Aytaç, K. (2006). Çağdaş Eğitim Akımları. Ankara: Mevsimsiz Yayınları
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Of sociology, its subject, scope, basic concepts in sociology, study areas in the world and the historical development of sociology in Turkey.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Method in sociology, the individual and society and the individual impact of society and sociology, and its relationship with other sciences
Week 3 - Theoretical
The historical development of sociology and sociological approaches developed in the world and in Turkey
Week 4 - Theoretical
In terms of sociology of education: The structuralism-functionalist approach, and training
Week 5 - Theoretical
The school as a social institution, the teacher and student roles and responsibilities of the sociological perspective
Week 6 - Theoretical
Explicit and implicit functions of education
Week 7 - Theoretical
In terms of sociology of education: Conflict and educational approach
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Equal opportunities in education, Critical Pedagogy
Week 10 - Theoretical
In terms of sociology of education: Symbolic integrationists approach, and training
Week 11 - Theoretical
Education Group dynamics, personality development and to gain self
Week 12 - Theoretical
Education in terms of sociology: post-modern approach and training
Week 13 - Theoretical
Social change, social mobility, status, class and stratification, culture, society and the relationship between civilization and education
Week 14 - Theoretical
Sociological analysis of problems in education
Week 15 - Theoretical
General Evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
OÇ-2
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
OÇ-3
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
OÇ-4
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
OÇ-5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
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