ECTS - - Child Development
Compulsory Departmental Courses
CHL110 - Academic Writing Skills (3 + 2) 5
Types of academic writing, accessing academic publications, summarizing academic publications, citing references in academic articles, academic publication ethics, spelling and punctuation marks, logical flow in writing, preparing oral presentations, preparing written files.
CHL202 - Individuals with Special Needs (3 + 2) 5
Definition of special needs, terms related to special needs, history of special education in the world and in Turkey, opinions about special education, principles of special education, administrative regulations, classification in special education, causes of disability, prevalence of children with special needs, prevention and treatment inclusion, the place of people with disabilities in society; approach, assessment, support and orientation to special needs groups and families.
CHL203 - Social and Emotional Development (3 + 1) 4
Social emotional development and basic concepts related to personality, emotional development, personality development approaches,factors affecting personality development,social emotional development process,approaches related to social development,factors affecting social emotional development,defining and evaluating social skills, recognizing delay situations,sexual development and education,moral development,suggestions for parents and educators on social-emotional,sexual and personality
CHL204 - Neurological Development (3 + 0) 5
Embryological development of the nervous system, its structural and functional features, normal neurological development and evaluation, developmental screening tests and usage areas of psychometric tests; approach to global developmental delay and intellectual disability, definition, differential diagnosis, causes, early diagnosis, prevention and treatment approaches of diseases in main groups such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy, metabolic and hereditary diseases.
CHL205 - Cognitive and Language Development (3 + 1) 4
The structure, function and deterioration of the brain lobes, basic concepts of cognitive development, cognitive development theories, information processing theories, definitions and measurement of intelligence, factors affecting cognitive development, processes in cognitive development, cognitive development by age, developmental risks and safety issues in terms of cognitive development in different developmental periods.
CHL207 - Physical Growth and Motor Development (3 + 1) 4
Developmental risks in infancy, safety in infancy, body image and the development of body image according to age, factors affecting body image and problems related to body image, basic concepts and principles related to growth and development, factors affecting growth and development, critical periods in growth and development, age-related growth and growth percentiles, the relationship between growth and development areas, methods/approaches supporting physical growth,basic concepts related to
CHL210 - Child Health and Diseases (3 + 0) 4
Neonatal monitoring, child health monitoring, evaluation of growth in children, immune system and vaccines, adolescent health, common problems in pediatrics, emergency situations and first aid in pediatrics, infectious diseases and respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal system infections and parasitic diseases, anemias, rash diseases and specialty diseases principles of follow-up in children with needs.
CHL302 - Infancy and Early Childhood Practices (2 + 6) 8
Early intervention definition, services, goals, individualized family support plan, early intervention issues, early intervention steps, early intervention service options; practices with infancy and early childhood children and their families.
CHL303 - Developmental Assessment and Observation Techniques (3 + 2) 5
Developmental assessment definition, features, application; evaluation inventories, sociometrics, formal and informal tests, screening tests; observation, definition, types, evaluation of observation data, direct observations, time records, time sampling, event sampling, observation, portfolio, anecdotal records, evaluation tools used in the world and in our country, developmental evaluation report preparation.
CHL304 - Community and Health (2 + 2) 4
Introduction to public health, concept of public health, disease and health, criteria determining the level of health, epidemiological research methods, demographic-population structure, health management, maternal health, family planning, health education, immunization, environmental health, occupational health.
CHL306 - Child with Health Problems (3 + 0) 3
Developmental characteristics of children with health problems, the effects of health problems on mental state, child, family, staff interaction, observation of games and playrooms in health institutions, hospital schools and general information about the field.
CHL402 - Special Education Practice (0 + 8) 8
Developing professional observation skills, determining the developmental levels of children with special educational needs, preparing and implementing supportive education programs suitable for their developmental characteristics, and evaluating the programs.
CHL404 - Field Work in Child Development (0 + 8) 8
Applying the student's theoretical knowledge in the field; making a developmental assessment suitable for the group she/he works with, creating a work plan, planning and implementing appropriate support programs, counseling the family, and planning work in line with social requirements.
CHL408 - Child Neglect and Abuse (2 + 0) 2
Definition of neglect, abuse and violence, examination of the characteristics of neglected and abused children from various perspectives (development, socio-demographic etc.), identification of the child who is thought to be neglected or abused, planning the ways to be followed and following the process, in need of protection, working on the street, street definition of children and worker children, developmental characteristics of these children, information about the risks they may encounter.
CHL499 - Summer Internship (0 + 8) 6
Reflecting the theoretical knowledge acquired on child development into practice;making a developmental assessment,interpreting the results of the assessment,preparing and applying appropriate support programs if necessary,evaluating the results of the application,giving counseling to the family;planning and executing new practices in child development practice units,where the family and the child can demonstrate their professional skills in line with their current needs;reporting practices and
ENG321 - Basic English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3
Academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as describing routines, people and jobs, talking about business gatherings, talking about obligations and permissions, asking for help and giving advice at work, and writing e-mails.
ENG322 - Basic English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3
Academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as pressure at work, budget, schedules and deadlines, interview techniques, discussing on academic qualifications, job skills, career development, making arrangements and writing e-mails.
HIST101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (2 + 0) 2
French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.
HIST112 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (2 + 0) 2
War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.
KRY111 - Career Planning (1 + 0) 1
Being a student at Atilim University, Student-centered programs at Atilim University, Faculty, Department presentations, Career Planning and Coop Program, Erasmus, CV writing types, Interview techniques, Effective Communication and presentation techniques, Intelligence and Personality
MED283 - Biostatistics (2 + 0) 4
Basic statistical concepts, introduction to biostatistics, standardization, probability, theoretical distributions, sampling distributions, sampling methods, descriptive statistics, data collection forms and data collection methods, data entry into statistical programs, hypothesis testing, single sample tests, two sample and k sample tests (dependent, independent), parametric tests, nonparametric tests, correlation and regression analysis, creating tables and graphics, reporting of data.
TURK401 - Turkish Language I (2 + 0) 2
Languages and their classification; history of Turkish language, its spread over the world and its place among other languages; Turkish language in the republic era; orthography; expressions; foreign words, suffixes and prefixes; punctuation; language and verbalism.