Information Package / Course Catalogue
Introduction to Special Education
Course Code: CGB102
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: No
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is, to teach the basic principles of special education, to advance the students knowledge about individuals with special needs, to inform students about the factors causing disability, to inform students about the different diagnostic groups, to inform students about the developmental support programs which should be applied in the field of special education.

Course Content

Definition of basic concepts in the field of special education, explanation of the basic principles of special education, provide introductory information about the different groups of children with special needs, to obtain information about development supporting programs in order to eliminate the needs of individuals with special needs

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Identify the different diagnostic groups that fall into the special requirement class
2.Explain the basic principles of special education
3.Knows the history of special education
4.Knows the laws and regulations related to special education
5.Compare the work done in the field of special education in the world and Turkey
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Special Needs Children and Special Education
2.Special Needs Children and Special Education
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic Terms about special education
Week 2 - Theoretical
Special education in the historical process.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Purposes and principles of special education
Week 4 - Theoretical
Development of children who are at risk and classification in special education.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Families of children with special needs
Week 6 - Theoretical
Children with Mental Retardation
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 8 - Theoretical
Children with Autism
Week 9 - Theoretical
Hearing Impaired Children
Week 10 - Theoretical
Visually Impaired Children
Week 11 - Theoretical
Children with Learning Disabilities
Week 12 - Theoretical
Physically Handicapped Children
Week 13 - Theoretical
Gifted Children
Week 14 - Theoretical
Specific Programs for Special Needs Children
Week 15 - Theoretical
Preperation for Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory145298
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
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
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue