Information Package / Course Catalogue
Learning Disabilities
Course Code: CGB451
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: 4
Objectives of the Course

To have students gain knowledge about, Factors causing learning disabilities, General developmental characteristics of children with learning disabilities, Educational arrangements for children with learning disabilities, Arrangements and activities for families of children with learning disabilities.

Course Content

Descriptions related with learning disabilities, Factors which may cause learning disabilities, General characteristics of children with learning disabilities, Education of children with learning disabilities, Families of children with learning disabilities

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Mehtap COŞGUN BAŞAR
Learning Outcomes
1.Identify and distinguish learning difficulties
2.Knows the developmental characteristics of children with learning difficulties
3.Explain intervention programs for learning difficulties
4.Explains frequently observed problem situations in children with learning disabilities
5.Gains awareness of supportive approaches for families with children with learning difficulties
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Metin, N. (Edt.) (2012). Special Needs Children. Maya Akademi Yayıncılık, Ankara.
2.Yıldırım Doğru, S. (2014) (Ed.). Learning Difficulties. 2. Baskı. Ankara: Eğiten Kitap
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Overview of learning difficulty
Week 2 - Theoretical
Influence of learning theories on learning difficulties Basic concepts
Week 3 - Theoretical
Reasons for learning difficulty Prevention and intervention studies in early childhood
Week 4 - Theoretical
Social, emotional and behavioral problems In children with learning disabilities, cognition, metacognition and memory
Week 5 - Theoretical
Educational approaches
Week 6 - Theoretical
Children who have a reading difficulty Children who have a writing difficulty
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Children with difficulties in mathematics
Week 9 - Theoretical
Young children with learning disabilities Adolescents and adults with learning disabilities
Week 10 - Theoretical
Learning difficulty and verbal expression Learning difficulty and written expression
Week 11 - Theoretical
Class participation of children with learning disabilities
Week 12 - Theoretical
Teaching strategies
Week 13 - Theoretical
Children and families with learning disabilities
Week 14 - Theoretical
Finale Preparation
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
4
4
3
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-2
4
4
3
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-3
4
4
3
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-4
4
4
3
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-5
4
4
3
3
4
3
3
3
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