Information Package / Course Catalogue
Children in Turkish Society and Different Cultures
Course Code: CGB151
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: No
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The purpose is to have students gain basic knowledge about child plays, family, environment and peer playing an important role in cultural structure of the child as well as perception of child in Turkish society and other societies.

Course Content

Child concept in Turkey and different cultures; child in changing world; child perception in Turkey and different cultures; development in the concept of child and childhood; children?s plays; language usages and play.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Describes the concept of the child in different cultures and Turkey
2.Explain the change of child phenomenon in a changing world
3.Tells the family, environment and peer interaction that play a role in the child's cultural structure
4.Compares the intangible cultural elements of Turkish culture and children's games and tales in different cultures
5.Compares the changes in gender and clothing from past to present
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Onur, B. (2005). History of Childhood in Turkey.
2.Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç. (2000). Cultural Psychology
3.Self, Family and Human Development
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The history of childhood
Week 2 - Theoretical
Child culture
Week 3 - Theoretical
Children and play culture
Week 4 - Theoretical
Attitudes towards the play- Play vehicles
Week 5 - Theoretical
Play types - Play locations
Week 6 - Theoretical
Childhood memories
Week 7 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 8 - Theoretical
Social values about children
Week 9 - Theoretical
Traditions / lifestyle in Turkish society
Week 10 - Theoretical
Educational life in Turkish society and different cultures
Week 11 - Theoretical
Entertainment culture in Turkish society and different cultures
Week 12 - Theoretical
Everyday life in Turkish society and different cultures
Week 13 - Theoretical
Raising children in Turkish society and in different cultures
Week 14 - Theoretical
Raising children in Turkish society and in different cultures
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 - Theory144284
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)101
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
5
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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