Master Of Arts Course Descriptions

Curriculum and Instructional Programs

ED 501Statistics
Credit:
4
ECTS:
8
Principles and techniques in the application of statistics to data analysis. Univariate and multivariate analyses of variance, covariance and regression, discriminant and factor analyses. Data analysis through use of statistical software and interpretation of results.
ED 505Advanced Research Methods
Credit:
4
ECTS:
8
Conceptualization of scientific inquiry. Quantitative research including descriptive, correlational, causal comparative and experimental designs. Qualitative research approaches including grounded theory and case study. Critical examination of existing research and development of a research proposal.
ED 511Advanced Educational Psychology
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
Major topics in human development, personality and motivation, intelligence and thinking, learning and cognition, social and organizational context of behavior, and instruction and intervention. Emphasis on original writings, dilemmas or unsettled questions.
ED 542Instructional Design
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
Approaches to instructional design. Analysis of instructional environments; learner, content, organization, instructional theories and strategies. Designing and developing materials appropriate to objectives, content and environment. Applying and evaluating learning environments vis-à-vis the content area.
ED 571Curriculum: Theory and Design
Credit:
3
ECTS:
8
Principles for the selection and formulation of objectives, selection and organization of subject matter content vis-à-vis the objectives through the construction of the table of specifications. Development of student evaluation instruments and the integration of instructional components.
ED 573Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
Comparison of measurement, evaluation and assessment approaches. Familiarization with different constructs in testing and concepts related to testing. Interpretation of test results and intervention outcomes.
ED 578Curriculum: Theory and Design
Credit:
3
ECTS:
8
The evaluation of school curricula and other programs. Special problems of measurement in evaluation research. Comparison of objectives with outcomes.
ED 579Graduate Seminar
Credit:
-
ECTS:
1
The widening of students' perspectives and awareness of topics of interest to educational scientists and psychological counselors through seminars offered by faculty, guest speakers and graduate students.
ED 580-589Special Topics in Education
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
ED 580-589Special Topics in Education
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
ED 690Master’s Thesis
Credit:
-
ECTS:
30
Design and completion of an original research project under the supervision of a thesis advisor on a specific topic in the area of specialization selected in accordance with the particular interest of the student.
ED 690Master’s Thesis
Credit:
-
ECTS:
30
Design and completion of an original research project under the supervision of a thesis advisor on a specific topic in the area of specialization selected in accordance with the particular interest of the student.

Guidance and Psychological Counseling

ED 501Statistics
Credit:
4
ECTS:
8
Principles and techniques in the application of statistics to data analysis. Univariate and multivariate analyses of variance, covariance and regression, discriminant and factor analyses. Data analysis through use of statistical software and interpretation of results.
ED 505Advanced Research Methods
Credit:
4
ECTS:
8
Conceptualization of scientific inquiry. Quantitative research including descriptive, correlational, causal comparative and experimental designs. Qualitative research approaches including grounded theory and case study. Critical examination of existing research and development of a research proposal.
ED 521Counseling Theories and Techniques I
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
Comparative study of major theories and techniques used in counseling, including the psychoanalytic, person-centered, existential, behavioral, and cognitive approaches. Exercising basic techniques in roleplay.
ED 522Counseling Theories and Techniques II
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
Comparative study of major theories in counseling including the integrative, rational-emotive, behavior therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and postmodern approaches. Exercising basic techniques in roleplay.
ED 524Psychological Assessment
Credit:
4
ECTS:
8
Purposes, methods and practice in psychological assessment. Administration, scoring, interpreting and reporting selected major tests in cognitive, social and emotional domains under supervision. Use of assessment data in research and intervention.
ED 532Professional Development and Ethics
Credit:
2
ECTS:
6
A framework for life-long ethical reasoning, decision making and practice in counseling. Exploration of legal and socio-cultural issues. Professional standards and supervision. Personal and professional development.
ED 551Developmental Disorders
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
Conceptualization of developmental trajectories. Biological, normative developmental, familial, peer related and socio-cultural factors involved in positive adjustment and maladjustment. Prevention and early intervention in major disorders of infancy, childhood and adolescence.
ED 563Counseling Practice I
Credit:
0
ECTS:
10
Development and application of knowledge and skills in individual counseling, group counseling, guidance and consultation under group and individual supervision. Minimum 100 hours of semester practice; evenly divided between schools and other approved settings.
ED 566Counseling Practice II
Credit:
0
ECTS:
10
Development and application of knowledge and skills in individual counseling, group counseling, guidance and consultation under group and individual supervision. Minimum 100 hours of semester practice; evenly divided between schools and other approved settings.
ED 579Graduate Seminar
Credit:
-
ECTS:
1
The widening of students' perspectives and awareness of topics of interest to educational scientists and psychological counselors through seminars offered by faculty, guest speakers and graduate students.
ED 690Master’s Thesis
Credit:
-
ECTS:
30
Design and completion of an original research project under the supervision of a thesis advisor on a specific topic in the area of specialization selected in accordance with the particular interest of the student.
ED 690Master's Thesis
Credit:
-
ECTS:
30
Design and completion of an original research project under the supervision of a thesis advisor on a specific topic in the area of specialization selected in accordance with the particular interest of the student.

Adult Education

ED 501Statistics
Credit:
4
ECTS:
8
Principles and techniques in the application of statistics to data analysis. Univariate and multivariate analyses of variance, covariance and regression, discriminant and factor analyses. Data analysis through use of statistical software and interpretation of results.
ED 505Advanced Research Methods
Credit:
4
ECTS:
8
Conceptualization of scientific inquiry. Quantitative research including descriptive, correlational, causal comparative and experimental designs. Qualitative research approaches including grounded theory and case study. Critical examination of existing research and development of a research proposal.
ED 541Fundamentals of Adult Education
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
The nature, extent and significance of adult education. Major areas, types of programs with special reference to the Turkish scene. Outstanding trends and issues in the organization, management, and evaluation of adult education programs.
ED 546Program Planning in Adult Education
Credit:
3
ECTS:
8
Principles and procedures in identifying and appraising program opportunities in adult education. Special considerations in design, development and implementation of learning programs. Evaluation of adult education programs.
ED 558Administrative Processes in Education
Credit:
3
ECTS:
8
Focus on the contemporary framework of educational administration. Planning, organization, management issues in adult as well as in formal educational institutions.
ED 564Seminar
Credit:
3
ECTS:
7
Orientation towards professional expectations and responsibilities. Integration of scientific principles with professional ethics and identity.
ED 569Field Experience I
Credit:
-
ECTS:
8
Supervised field experience with emphasis on the application of concepts, principles and skills acquired in previous work. Submission of a written report by the end of the semester.
ED 579Graduate Seminar
Credit:
-
ECTS:
1
ED 690Master's Thesis
Credit:
-
ECTS:
60
Design and completion of an original research project under the supervision of a thesis advisor on a specific topic in the area of specialization selected in accordance with the particular interest of the student.
ED 690Master's Thesis
Credit:
-
ECTS:
60
Design and completion of an original research project under the supervision of a thesis advisor on a specific topic in the area of specialization selected in accordance with the particular interest of the student.