Information Package / Course Catalogue
Learning Strategies and Instruction
Course Code: EPÖ532
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

The aim of this course is to be able to realize effective learning by using learning strategies

Course Content

Effective learning, cognitive learning theories, learning strategies classified in different ways (Gagne-Driscoll and Mayer etc.), learning approaches classified according to cognitive and executive cognitive processes, teaching approaches to learning strategies.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to understand the importance of learning strategies in effective learning process
2.To be able to classify cognitive learning theories
3.To be able to comprehend the relationship between cognitive learning theories and learning strategies
4.To be able to gain awareness about different classifications of learning strategies
5.To be able to use learning strategies that require internal process
6.To be able to use motivation strategies
7.To be able to use executive cognitive strategies
8.To be able to teach learning strategies by using appropriate teaching approaches
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Claire, E. Weinstern ve Richard Mayer. "The Teaching of Learning Strategies" Handbook of Research on Teaching 3 rd. Ed. New York: Macmillan Company, 1986.
2.Merlin C. Wittrock. "Students Thought processes" Handbook of Research on Teaching. New York: Macmillian Company, 1986.
3. Richard, I.Arends. Classroom Instruction and Management. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc, 1997.
4.Robert M.Gagne ve Marcy Perkins Driscoll. Essential of Learning For Instruction, Englewood cliffs, Nj: Prentice-Hall, 1988.
5.Senemoğlu, N. (2009). Gelişim, öğrenme ve öğretim: Kuramdan uygulamaya. Ankara: Pegem A Yayıncılık.
6.Paul Eggen ve Don Kauchak. Educational Psychology: Classroom Connection. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
7.Richard E.Mayer. "Learning Strategies: An overview" Learning and study strategies. San Diego, California; Academic press. Inc, 1988.
8.Richard E.Mayer. "Learning Strategies: An overview" Learning and study strategies. San Diego, California; Academic press. Inc, 1988.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Variables that provide effective learning
Week 2 - Theoretical
Basic concepts of learning strategies
Week 3 - Theoretical
The relationship between cognitive learning theories and learning strategies
Week 4 - Theoretical
Gestalt theory
Week 5 - Theoretical
Information processing theory
Week 6 - Theoretical
Information processing theory
Week 7 - Theoretical
Information processing theory
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Neurophysiological theory
Week 10 - Theoretical
Neurophysiological theory
Week 11 - Theoretical
Strategies that increase attention, increase storage in short-term memory, and increase meaningfulness
Week 12 - Theoretical
Affective strategies that keep attention, increase relevance, confidence and satisfaction
Week 13 - Theoretical
Executive cognition strategies
Week 14 - Theoretical
Direct teaching and mutual teaching methods of learning strategies
Week 15 - Theoretical
Direct teaching and mutual teaching methods of learning strategies
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141356
Assignment22412
Reading62542
Midterm Examination1527
Final Examination1628
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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