GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
SOCIAL SKILLS INSTRUCTION FOR STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS/1830215
Course Title: SOCIAL SKILLS INSTRUCTION FOR STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Associate Prof. Selda Ozdemir
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://w3.gazi.edu.tr
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  seldaozdemir@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
In this course, students will describe various types of social skills and social skills problems.
Students will explain important components of contemporary social skills training approaches and their instructional techniques for school aged and pr







 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Definition of social skills, types of social skills, social skills problems, and aggressive behavior
2. Week  Social and emotional development in children with visual impairments and children with pervasive developmental disorder
3. Week  Assessment of social skills and peer relations and using assessment results in designing interventions
4. Week  Emotional literacy Identifying, understanding and expressing emotions Emotional literacy activities
5. Week  Designing social skills intervention in early childhood-Teaching play skills-1 Incidental teaching
6. Week  Designing social skills interventions in early childhood- Teaching Friendship skills-2, Activities to support the development of friendship skills
7. Week  Midterm exam
8. Week  Designing social skills intervention for school aged children -1 Direct teaching
9. Week  Designing social skills intervention for school aged children -2 Peer Mediated Instruction
10. Week  Designing social skills intervention for school aged children -3 Social story interventions
11. Week  Designing social skills intervention for school aged children -4 Cognitive strategy instruction and aggressive behavior
12. Week  The Use of technology and video modeling in social skills training
13. Week  Student presentations
14. Week  Student presentations
15. Week  Student presentations
16. Week  Student presentations
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1-Social skills instruction: A collorborative approach, 1996, Warger, Rutherford. 1-Do-watch-listen-say, 2000, Quill. 2-Social skills activities, 2009, Mannix. 3-The tough kid, 1995, Sheridan. 5-Play in occupational therapy for children, 2008, Parham, Fazio. 6-Social Stories, 2007, Ozdemir.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  none
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
30
 Assignment
1
20
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
50
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
50
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
16
3
48
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
10
3
30
 Searching in Internet and Library
10
3
30
 Designing and Applying Materials
10
1
10
 Preparing Reports
12
3
36
 Preparing Presentation
2
8
16
 Presentation
2
2
4
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
10
10
 Final and Studying for Final
1
10
10
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
194
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.76
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Visually impaired and / or special needs individuals with information regarding early childhood education can be analyzed,X
2For individuals with severe and multiple inability to explain the effective teaching strategies,X
3To explain the functional vision assessment in individuals with low vision and to apply,X
4Visually impaired and / or facilitating the lives of individuals with special needs, supporting technologies, and to use information to explainX
5Visually impaired and / or individuals with special needs in the areas of academic development and life-long knowledge of methods and techniques that will be usedX
6Visually impaired and / or to develop new materials for individuals with special needsX
7Visually impaired and / or for individuals with special needs education programs and materials to individualize in the group and individual learning environments,X
8Visually impaired and / or special needs and education for individuals with scientific research to plan, implement and report writingX
9Professional and scientific ethical values ​​and responsibility to developX
10To develop a positive attitude towards lifelong learning,X