Information Package / Course Catalogue
Developmental Assessment and Observation Techniques
Course Code: CGB316
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 3
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

Objective of this course is to learn and implement developmental evaluation and observation techniques and to be able to evidence based interpretation

Course Content

Acquire the knowledge about evaluation, definition and varieties, be able to understand and explain observations and their details. Be able to apply techniques of observation types and interpret the results.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Selvinaz SAÇAN
Learning Outcomes
1.Will be able to gain information about the definition and types of evaluation
2.Will be able to explain and understand the observations and details of evaluation types
3.Apply the techniques of observation types and interpret the results
4.Choose suitable methods for assessment of handicapped and normal 0-18 year old children by using observation techniques
5.Interpret the evaluation results
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Bayhan, P. (2017) (Editör). Alternative Evaluation in Preschool Period. 4. Baskı. Ankara: Hedef Yayıncılık.
2.Bayhan, P. (2013). Early Childhood Assessment. Morpa, İstanbul.
3.Slentz, K.L. (2008). Assessment in early childhood. In Davidson C(Eds.),Guide to Assessment in Early Childhood. Washington DC: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
4.Banta, T.W. (2003). Portfolio Assessment: Uses, Cases, Scoring and Impact, San Franciso CA: Jossey-Bass Bracken, B.A.,&Nagle, R.J. (2007). Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children.New Jersey: Lewrence Erlbaum Accociates,Inc.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Course description
Week 2 - Theoretical
Definition, varieties, features of a good observation, compiling gathered data
Week 3 - Theoretical
Direct observations and sample records, period records, time sampling
Week 4 - Theoretical
Event sampling, definition and application
Week 5 - Theoretical
Planned activity lists, simple participation charts, definition, application, presentation of sample records
Week 6 - Theoretical
Period records, time sample, event sample, discussion,presentation
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Portfolio definition, application, indirect observations
Week 9 - Theoretical
Anecdotal records, definition, rate scale, check list
Week 10 - Practice
Applications (Anecdotal records)
Week 11 - Practice
Presentation of applications, discussion
Week 12 - Practice
Presentation of applications, discussion
Week 13 - Practice
Presentation of applications, discussion
Week 14 - Theoretical
General Evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%45
Practice1%25
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Lecture - Practice141356
Midterm Examination1213
Final Examination1314
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)105
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
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
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