GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
CHILDREN S LITERATURE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION/4340012
Course Title: CHILDREN S LITERATURE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Credits 3 ECTS 8
Course Semester 1 Type of The Course Elective
COURSE INFORMATION
 -- (CATALOG CONTENT)
 -- (TEXTBOOK)
 -- (SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTBOOK)
 -- (PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES)
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- COURSE OBJECTIVES
 -- COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Increase familiarity with children’s literature.
Discover the role of the effects of children’s literature on achieving learning outcomes in different content areas.
Effectively use children’s literature in reading and writing, and content areas
Increase an awareness of how to improve high-level thinking skills, social and affective skills through children’s literature
Increase an awareness of the role of children’s literature in transmitting culture, art, and values.
Design a research on the effects of children’s literature on teaching reading and wiring, teaching different content areas.

 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is face to face.
 --WEEKLY SCHEDULE
1. Week  Introduction to course and syllabus review
2. Week  Characteristics of children literature
3. Week  Children’s books with pictures and without
4. Week  Using children’s literature to improve reading and writing skills
5. Week  Children’s literature and intetextuality
6. Week  Children’s literature and crtitical thinking
7. Week  Children’s literature and social skills
8. Week  Children’s literature and affective skills
9. Week  Children’s literature and social studies
10. Week  Children’s literature and science
11. Week  Children’s literature and maths
12. Week  The role of the Children’s literature in transmitting the culture
13. Week  The role of the Children’s literature in transmitting the values
14. Week  Children’s literature and art skills
15. Week  Children’s literature and technology
16. Week  Final
 -- TEACHING and LEARNING METHODS
 -- ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Total Weighting (%)
 Midterm Exams
0
0
 Assignment
3
30
 Application
0
0
 Projects
3
30
 Practice
1
10
 Quiz
0
0
 Percent of In-term Studies  
70
 Percentage of Final Exam to Total Score  
30
 -- WORKLOAD
 Activity  Total Number of Weeks  Duration (weekly hour)  Total Period Work Load
 Weekly Theoretical Course Hours
14
3
42
 Weekly Tutorial Hours
0
0
0
 Reading Tasks
9
6
54
 Searching in Internet and Library
8
6
48
 Material Design and Implementation
3
5
15
 Report Preparing
2
5
10
 Preparing a Presentation
3
5
15
 Presentation
2
4
8
 Midterm Exam and Preperation for Midterm Exam
0
0
0
 Final Exam and Preperation for Final Exam
1
3
3
 Other (should be emphasized)
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
195
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.8
 Course Credit (ECTS): 
8
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1X
2X
3X
4X
5X
6X
7X
8X
9X
10X
11X
12X
13X
14X
15X
16X
17X
18X
19X
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
   (Assoc. Prof. Seyit ATEŞ)
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
   (http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/seyitates)
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
   (seyitates@gazi.edu.tr , seyitates@gmail.com)