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Curriculum Evaluation
Course Code: EPÖ502
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

This lesson aims to teach curriculum development and evaluation concepts, theoretical foundations, research problems in educational programs evaluation, approaches to program evaluation, program evaluation by looking at the product and attitude, evaluation turned to program elements, data types used in program evaluation, research methods used in program evaluation, data collection tools, ensuring reliability and validity of measuring instruments, data analysis and interpretation in program evaluation.

Course Content

Curriculum development and evaluation concepts, theoretical foundations, research problems in educational programs evaluation, approaches to program evaluation, program evaluation by looking at the product and attitude, evaluation turned to program elements, data types used in program evaluation, research methods used in program evaluation, data collection tools, ensuring reliability and validity of measuring instruments, data analysis and interpretation in program evaluation.

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Learning Outcomes
1.Information about the meaning of basic concepts related to curriculum evaluation
2.To be able to understand the relationship between curriculum development and curriculum evaluation
3.To be able to compare major types of curriculum evaluation
4.To be able to analyze the major approaches to curriculum evaluation
5.To be able to plan operations associated with curriculum evaluation
6.To be able to criticise a curriculum evaluation work in terms of the criteria to be considered
7.To be able to analyze the data collected in the operation of a curriculum evaluation
8.To be able to assess the development of curriculum evaluation studies İn Turkey and in the world
9.To follow national and international literature in the field of curriculum evaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Açıkgöz, Kamile Ün. (1996). Etkili Öğrenme ve Öğretme. İzmir: Kanyılmaz Matbaası.
2.Bilen, Mürüvvet. Plandan Uygulamaya Öğretim. Anı Yayıncılık. Ankara. 2002
3.Bloom, Benjamin. (1979). İnsan Nitelikleri ve Okulda Öğrenme. Çev: D. A. Özçelik Ankara: MEB Yayınevi
4.Demirel, Özcan. (2005). Kuramdan Uygulamaya Eğitimde Program Geliştirme. Sekizinci Baskı. Ankara: Pegem Yayıncılık
5.Demirel, Özcan. (2006). Plandan Değerlendirmeye Öğretme Sanatı. Geliştirilmiş 10. Baskı. Ankara: Pegem A Yayınları.
6.Demirel, Özcan, S. Sadi Seferoğlu ve Esed Yağcı. (2001). Öğretim Teknolojileri ve Materyal Geliştirme. Ankara: Pegem A Yayıncılık.
7.Doğan, Hıfzı. (1997). Eğitimde Program ve Öğretim Tasarımı. Ankara: Önder Matbaacılık.
8.Erden, Münire. Eğitimde Program Değerlendirme. Pegema Yayıncılık. Ankara. 2000.
9.Erginer, Ergin. (2000). Öğretimi Planlama ve Değerlendirme. Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık.
10.Gözütok, Dilek. (2000). Öğretmenliğimi Geliştiriyorum. Ankara: Siyasal Yayınları.
11.Bloom, B. S., Madaus, G. F., and J. T. Hastings. (1981). Evaluation to Improve Learning. New York: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company.
12.Bloom, B.S., Engelhart, M. D., Furst, E. J., Hill W. H. and D. R. Krathwohl. (1972). Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. N.Y.: David McKay Comp.
13.Ornstein, A.C. and F.B. Hunkins. (1988). Curriculum: Foundations, Principles and Issues. New Jersey: Prentice Hall
14.Romiszowski, A.J. (1981). Designing Instructional Systems. New York: Nichols Publishing Company.
15.Saylor, J.G., Alexander, W. M. and A.J. Lewis. (1981). Curriculum Planning for Better Teaching and Learning. 4th edition. NY: Holt, Rinehart&Winston.
16.Weis, L., Cornbleth, C., Zeinchner, K. M., Apple M. W.(1990). Curriculum for Tommorrow’s Schools. N.Y.: GSE Publications
17.Worthen, Sanders. Educational Evaluation: Theory and Practice. Charles A. Jones Publishing Company. Ohio
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
In education, curriculum development and evaluation concepts
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Demirel, Özcan. (2005). Kuramdan Uygulamaya Eğitimde Program Geliştirme. Sekizinci Baskı. Ankara: Pegem Yayıncılık
Week 2 - Theoretical
The theoretical foundations of the curriculum evaluation
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Ornstein, A.C. and F.B. Hunkins. (1988). Curriculum: Foundations, Principles and Issues. New Jersey: Prentice Hall
Week 3 - Theoretical
Relationship between curriculum evaluation and curriculum development
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Demirel, Özcan. (2005). Kuramdan Uygulamaya Eğitimde Program Geliştirme. Sekizinci Baskı. Ankara: Pegem Yayıncılık. Erden, Münire. Eğitimde Program Değerlendirme. Pegema Yayıncılık. Ankara. 2000.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Historical development of the curriculum evaluation in Turkey
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Demirel, Özcan. (2006). Plandan Değerlendirmeye Öğretme Sanatı. Geliştirilmiş 10. Baskı. Ankara: Pegem A Yayınları.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Evaluation as the discipline of research
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Erden, Münire. Eğitimde Program Değerlendirme. Pegema Yayıncılık. Ankara. 2000.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Types of evaluation
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Erden, Münire. Eğitimde Program Değerlendirme. Pegema Yayıncılık. Ankara. 2000.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Curriculum evaluation models
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Ornstein, A.C. and F.B. Hunkins. (1988). Curriculum: Foundations, Principles and Issues. New Jersey: Prentice Hall
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Approaches for curriculum evaluation
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Worthen, Sanders. Educational Evaluation: Theory and Practice. Charles A. Jones Publishing Company. Ohio
Week 10 - Theoretical
The research problems in the educational curriculum evaluation
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Bloom, B. S., Madaus, G. F., and J. T. Hastings. (1981). Evaluation to Improve Learning. New York: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Creation of the framework of the curriculum evaluation work plan
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Erginer, Ergin. (2000). Öğretimi Planlama ve Değerlendirme. Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık.
Week 12 - Theoretical
The factors kept in mind in the creation of the curriculum evaluation work plan
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Erden, Münire. Eğitimde Program Değerlendirme. Pegema Yayıncılık. Ankara. 2000.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Research methods used in curriculum evaluation, data collection and data analysis and interpretation
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Ornstein, A.C. and F.B. Hunkins. (1988). Curriculum: Foundations, Principles and Issues. New Jersey: Prentice Hall
Week 14 - Theoretical
Comments on the future of the curriculum evaluation
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Weis, L., Cornbleth, C., Zeinchner, K. M., Apple M. W.(1990). Curriculum for Tommorrow’s Schools. N.Y.: GSE Publications
Week 15 - Theoretical
Provide continuity to the program
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Doğan, Hıfzı. (1997). Eğitimde Program ve Öğretim Tasarımı. Ankara: Önder Matbaacılık.
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%30
Quiz7%20
Project1%30
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Project1358
Reading43220
Quiz21410
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
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