ECTS - Development Support Materials

Development Support Materials (CHL212) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Development Support Materials CHL212 2 2 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives It aims to make suggestions for the place and importance of material use in development, the requirements for children, and materials that support appropriate development for children in different age groups
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explains the basic concepts related to development supporting materials
  • Designs developmental activities for children of different ages and characteristics
  • Adopts the contribution of materials to child development
  • It produces toys (development supporting materials) according to different requirements
  • It guides families and teachers in choosing age-appropriate materials
Course Content Importance of materials, types of materials that support development, materials suitable for different age groups, educational toys, suggestions to parents and educators in choosing materials, developing materials and activities suitable for different age groups

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Basic concepts about materials
2 The impact of material use on development
3 Types of materials suitable for infancy
4 Types of materials suitable for early childhood
5 Types of materials suitable for middle childhood
6 Types of materials suitable for adolescence
7 Types of materials suitable for children with special needs
8 Midterm
9 Points to consider when choosing materials
10 Designing development-supporting materials
11 Designing development-supporting materials
12 Activity planning appropriate to developmental characteristics
13 Activity planning appropriate to developmental characteristics
14 Recommendations for parents on choosing materials
15 Field study/survey
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Ceylan, Ş. (2021). Duyu Gelişimini Destekleyici Materyaller ve Oyunlar: Bebeğimle 36 Ay Duyu Gelişimi. Nobel Akademi
2. Temel, F., Aral, N. (Ed.) (2018). Gelişimsel Destek Programları, Gelişim Alanlarına Göre Uygulama Örnekleri, Hedef Yayıncılık, Ankara
3. Kandır, A. ve Tezel-Şahin, F. (2011). Eğitici oyuncaklar. İstanbul: Morpa Kültür Yayınları
4. Ogelman, H.G. (2014).Yaşamın İlk Yıllarında Oyun: Oyuna Çok Yönlü Bakış. Ankara: Pegem Akademi

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work 1 10
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have basic theoretical knowledge about the field within the scope of health, education and support services, organizational structure and systematics. X
2 To be able to understand the basic concepts, approaches and theories in the field of child development, to associate them with current life, national and international developments. X
3 To be able to use sciences such as health, education, and psychology along with the basic knowledge and skills of the discipline of child development. X
4 To be able to identify the problems encountered and develop solutions based on the knowledge and skills required by the discipline of child development. X
5 To be able to independently carry out the necessary work as an individual and as a team member, and take responsibility in the practices related to child development education in preschool education institutions, private education institutions and health institutions X
6 To be able to have the necessary basic knowledge for applications in preschool education institution, private education institution and health institutions related to child development education. X
7 To be able to determine the learning needs associated to lifelong learning related to child development and education and to make the necessary guidance. X
8 To be able to act in accordance with professional ethics and social-responsibility-understanding in all field practices and social relations of the profession X
9 To be able to carry out studies on child development to raise awareness of society and other professional groups . X
10 To be able to follow the information in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a universal foreign language. X
11 To be able to do resource research for the purpose of accessing information, to use databases, numerical values and other information sources. X
12 To be able to communicate effectively with the family and the child in accordance with the cultural structure, and to work in cooperation in child development studies. X
13 To be able to act in accordance with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in all studies in the field of child development. X
14 To be able to show sensitivity to the universality of social rights in the field of child development, protection of quality cultural values, occupational health and safety. X
15 To be able to evaluate and prepare the materials required by the field of child development (educational toys, educational books and brochures, game material) and to use them for educational purposes. X
16 To be able to determine the developmental differences of 0-18 year old children at an early stage, to prepare and implement appropriate education programs. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Application 16 4 64
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 2 7 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 4 8
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 4 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100