Vocational School of Health Sciences

Child Development

Duration 2 Years
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About the Program

The aim of this program is to train personnel who can assess the mental, linguistic, motor, social and emotional development and self-care capabilities of children and offer support to families, the child and the society to improve this development process. The program aims to train professionals knowledgeable in both typically developing and atypically developing children as well as children in need of protection, hospitalized children, immigrant children and child laborers. Schooling rates in preschool education are intended to be raised to 100% within the educational reform and it is predicted that the need for teacher assistants in sustaining preschool education will rise exponentially. In this program, it is preferred to train qualified child development personnel who improve themselves continually. Our students are educated in such a manner that they are expected to know all subfields of child development and be able to serve the people and institutions in the field.

Education Opportunities

A strong staff has been prepared for this program academically. Students who are in this program can plan, prepare and carry out the activities that are the most suitable for the developmental status of children; can communicate efficiently with children, parents and other partners; can use technology efficiently in their field; can implement educational strategies, methods and techniques suitable for the developmental status and individual differences of children. The students, through their 2-year education, are trained by lecturers who are competent in their fields and gain the knowledge and skills for their profession from the most reliable sources. The education in the clinic, practical courses and clinical practice will be carried out according to the principles and regulations of The Higher Education Council (YÖK).

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Career Areas

Students who successfully complete the program get an associate degree diploma and acquire the title of “Child Development Member of Profession”. Students who graduate from this program can be employed in preschool educational institutions affiliated with the Ministry of Education, private education institutions, child clinics affiliated with the Ministry of Health or institutions affiliated with the Ministry of Family and Social Policies. Graduates from this program have a high chance to be employed due to the growing demand. Students, upon graduation, can continue their education in the undergraduate program on child development if they are successful in the DGS exam carried out by ÖSYM. The students can turn their associate degree into a bachelor’s degree by completing the undergraduate program and then, pursue postgraduate education in the Master’s and Ph.D. programs.

Contact

Vocational School of Health Sciences
Çevik Uraz Center, CU206
Tel:
+90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2251
School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr
Director E-mail: sangin@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory modules

First Semester
BASIC COMPUTING

Course code

BILT110

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
Basic concepts are related to information technologies, software and hardware, peripherals, software, operating systems in general, using operating system, windows, menus, files, word processing programs, general information about word processor, using word processing software, spreadsheet programs, table general information about the programs, basic concepts and toolbars, preparing and using formulas, using ready functions, sorting data, general information about the presentation program, data presentation, preparing a presentation program, adding new slides, slime, zooming in and out, giving effect to presentation. , slideshow, internet usage in education, what is a virus, what is a worm, what is a Trojan horse, protect the operating system from viruses, passwords, the effects of information technologies on social structure and its place in education, information systems security and related ethics concepts.
HUMAN BIOLOGY

Course code

BIYO105

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Human Biology provides students who are studying especially in the field of health, with an introduction to the anatomical structures and physiological functions of the human body. Students will investigate the relationships between normal structure and function in human cells, tissues and organs. In Human Biology coverage of organ systems builds on content presented in Human Biology IA. Course content is divided into five modules: Cardiovascular System; Respiratory System; Digestive System and Metabolism; Urinary Systems; and Infection and Immunity. As well as introducing students to content, emphasis is placed on developing skills in research, critical analysis and communication of scientific information relevant to the study of humans. This course is a description of the human being through biology and chemistry.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT-I

Course code

CKGL101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
This course is a basic course for introduction to child development. The basic concepts regarding child development, fields of development, factors affecting development, ecological systems theory, the principles and periods of development, perspectives on child development, development at the pre-term birth and birth topics are aimed to be handled. Topics will be discussed theorically but student’s participation to courses and conclusions about the topics is important. Concordantly, question-answer, slices of life, case study discussions are essential for teaching the contents of this course. In this course, the following subjects will be discussed: the basic concepts regarding child development, fields of development, factors affecting development, ecological systems theory, the principles and periods of development, perspectives on child development, development at the pre-term birth and birth.
ELEMENTARY ENGLISH-I

Course code

INGL123

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

3
The course introduces students with basic speech patterns at the elementary level. Through listening students will identify different sound rhythms and practice pronunciation of letters, words and phrases. Through speaking students will identify different register and use the given language in an appropriate way. In addition students will be able to define themselves or others, answer questions in the Present Simple tense, use the prepositions of place, and talk about their daily routines. Through reading students read paragraphs and simple texts to improve their general comprehension of the passages, and answer the given comprehension questions. Through writing, students will be able to compose guided,controlled paragraphs in the Present Simple tense, and recycle the obtained new vocabulary to produce their own sentences.
INTRODUCTION TO PRE- SCHOOL EDUCATION

Course code

OOEG101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Definition, scope and importance of pre-school education, opinions that are fundamental to pre-school education,the characteristics of the teacher, the basic characteristics and requirements of the preschool child, basic principles, yesterday and today of preschool education in Turkey and in various countries, pre-school education teacher training, basic habits and social behaviors in preschool education,physical and educational environments of preschool education institutions, preschool education and mass media, the relationship between preschool education institutions and their families. Credits: (3, 0,0)3 Prerequisites: ECTS credits: Abbreviated Title: Int. Pre-Education Category: Area Core Course Teaching Language: Turkish
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

Course code

PSKO103

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
Students who are taking this course will have a general perspective on the science of psychology. In this course students will acquire an overview of the definition of psychology, history of psychology, fields of psychology (social psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, developmental psychology, school psychology, health psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, forensic psychology, etc.) theories of Psychology (psychoanalytic theories, cognitive theories systemic, existential theory, etc.), foundations of Psychology), biological theories of intelligence and, sensation and perception, memory, personality and abnormal behaviors, theories, motivation and emotion, excitement, the people defense mechanisms. The students who take this course will provide the general knowledge gained in this course and the basis for the courses they will take later.
SOCIOLOGY

Course code

SOSY101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This introductory course in Sociology begins with an overview of the nature of the discipline, followed by a survey of various aspects of the structures and dynamics of social life. The history of sociology, the views of its founders and the major modern sociological perspectives are examined. Research methods and theories in sociology are explored to illustrate how thinking sociologically adds to our knowledge of the world around us. In this course, basic topics of sociology such as culture, socialization, media, family, education, social stratification, urbanization, social change are analyzed through different sociological perpectives. The course is accommodated to groups of students with different backgrounds and professional education. Class discussions on topics covered are encouraged and are a valuable part of this course.
TURKISH LANGUAGE

Course code

TREG100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course examines basic areas of language and expression. In the first half of the course, the theoretical approach to language is formed and the spelling rules of the Turkish language are studied. In the latter part of the course, language and narrative errors are studied together with editing. In the second half of the course, formal writing, curriculum vitae, petition, evaluation of the columns in terms of language and style, types of written expression and practice; Turkish production and application of shooting attachments; Turkish grammar structure; It is aimed to teaching subjects like phonetics of Turkish to students.
Second Semester
ANATOMY

Course code

ANAT201

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
Basic anatomy, terminology , bones, joints , muscles , on the understanding of general information and locomotor system -forming organs and the disclosure of structural and neighborly relations between these bodies , the human body and to recognize parts of the body system and anatomic placement of organs in the body , the neighborhood , tasks , vascular and neural connections are know. This course aims to introduce students to human bodies and body parts of the anatomical placement of systems and organs of the body , neighborliness, their task is to provide information about vascular and neural connections . In the course content ; Motion system and anatomy of the digestive system and anatomy, circulatory system and anatomy, Urogenital System, anatomy, respiratory system and anatomy of the autonomic nervous system is there to anatomy, digestive system and anatomo the musculoskeletal system and anatomy, it is among the topics
GENERAL NUTRITION

Course code

BESD200

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Nutrition input, where nutrition wellness, development of nutritional science, adequate and balanced diet, nutrient’s groups, description, composition, the importance of nutrition and the use, the nutrient function, digestion, absorption and metabolism, requirement level and resources, the energy value of food, the body's energy requirements for energy imbalance teach their problems. Energy and macronutrient (carbohydrates, protein, fat) to teach students the importance of healthy eating and body work, food energy, carbohydrates, assessment in terms of protein and fat content according to different age and sex daily energy, carbohydrate, protein and fat requirements with them can be achieved to teach students the kind and amount of food, in determining the nutritional status, the implementation of individual food consumption and physical activity records recording methods and develop recommendations for a healthy diet.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT-II

Course code

CKGL102

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
The aim of this course is; social development, emotional development, personality development, moral development and sexual development in early childhood (0-8). According to emotional developmental characteristics, this age helps children to understand emotional state changes against social and individual meanings. By knowing the moral developmental characteristics, it is aimed how the moral rules in society can be applied to these children in order. Knowing the characteristics of sexual development, this age group aims to help children to come to gender discrimination and to adopt the characteristics of their own gender and to help them understand how the concept of gender in society is transferred to the child.
PHYSIOLOGY

Course code

FIZY201

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
The aim of this course is to provide students in all medical physiology to have the basic knowledge of. basic concepts and terms, students physiology In this course, cell functions, respiratory mechanics, transportation of blood oxygen and carbon dioxide and function, heart function, blood and lymph circulation, blood and fluid-electrolyte, central nervous system, peripheral system, endocrine system, urinary system digestive system, they will have detailed information about the scope of this course, students also senses; Cell-blood-muscle-circulation learn the 'aspiration physiology may explain the physiological mechanisms level of income, you can get to come identify the cell physiology, muscles may explain the physiology level of income, blood physiology, is the knowledge of respiratory physiology, they gain the ability to explain the physiological oly on.
ELEMENTARY ENGLISH-II

Course code

INGL124

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

3
INGL124 is the continuation of INGL123. The course integrates the four main skills at a higher elementary level for students. Through recessive skills, which are listening and reading, students identify different sound rhythms and practice the pronunciation of letters, words and phrases. Also, by reading higher level paragraphs and texts, students infer the meaning of new words by using their existing vocabulary. Through productive skills, which are speaking and writing, students identify different register and use the given language in an appropriate way. Furthermore, students use the Present Continuous and Past Simple tenses to participate in basic dialogues and daily exchanges, and express themselves effectively. Also, through writing, students produce their own sentences by recycling the obtained new vocabulary in guided, controlled paragraphs they compose.
COMMUNICATION IN HEALTH

Course code

SGBL260

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Students will have information about the definition of health, definition of disease, introduction of communication, the purpose of communication, the basic elements of the communication process in healthcare, the communication conditions, communication barriers, the communication in health, the target audience in health communication, objectives and importance of health communication, the levels of communication in health care, the communication of healthcare personnel with patients, the communication of healthcare personnel with patient’s relatives, the communication of healthcare personnel with disabled, the communication with patients and their relatives in terminal period, stages of the communication between health workers and patients, wrong and correct behaviour of communication between health workers and patients and their relatives, the good communication benefits between health workers and patients and their relatives, behaviour and empathy, body language.
MODERN TURKISH HISTORY

Course code

TARH100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
In this course, Ottoman state and society, factors causing the collapse of the state; Ottoman modernization; Tripoli and Balkan Wars, World War I, Mudros Armistice and Sevres Agreement; parties and associations, the national resistance movement led by Mustafa Kemal, the Havza and Amasya Circulars, the Congresses, the National Pact, the Turkish Grand National Assembly; the rebellions, the regular army and the War of Independence; the Mudanya Armistice, the Lausanne Peace Treaty; Revolution in the political field, secularization of the state and society, abolition of the sultanate, declaration of the republic, abolition of the caliphate; 1921 and 1924 constitutions, constitutional changes; Sheikh Said Rebellion; Multi-party experience, secularization and modernization in law, nationalization and secularization in education, Kemalizm and 6 principles, Turkish foreign policy(1923-1938) are covered.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNISXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

3
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE
Third Semester
SUMMER INTERSHIP

Course code

CKGL200

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

0
SUMMER INTERSHIP
CHILD HEALTH AND DISEASE

Course code

CKGL203

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
ÇOCUK SAĞLIĞI VE HASTALIKLARI
FAMILY EDUCATION

Course code

CKGL209

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

3
To be able to discuss the basic concepts related to the family. Subject include such as describe the basic aims, principles and methods of family education, to be able to define adaptation stages of disabled children's families. Investigate the ways in which families can help socialize the disabled child in the adjustment process. Planning family education sessions based on behavioral views: skills teaching, concept teaching. The characteristics of children with mental retardation, harmony stages of families of mentally retarded children, the importance of family participation in the education of mentally handicapped children, theoretical and legal bases, the rights and responsibilities of the families in the law, participation of the mentally retarded learners in the education process and teaching the family skills are taught.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Course code

OOEG257

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS
COMMUNICATION WITH CHILDEREN

Course code

OOEG413

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
ÇOCUKLA İLETİŞİM
SPECIAL EDUCATION

Course code

OZEG219

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
Within the scope of the special education course, which is one of the basic courses of the guidance and psychological counseling department, the students are introduced to the definition of special education, basic principles of special education, the causes of disability, the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, the historical approach to the disabled view, the mental disability, the hearing impaired, the visually impaired, the physical disability, characteristics and education of autistic and gifted children with language and communication impairment, children with continuing illness, special learning disability, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, the reactions observed in the families of children in need of special education, the state of special education in our country and the institutions and organizations established for this purpose will be taught in detail. Credit: (3, 0, 0)3 ECTS: 3 Abbreviated Title: Special Education Category: Area Core Language: Turkish
CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND MENTAL HEALTH

Course code

PSKO209

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
This course included the subjects; such as Characteristics of mental health, definition, importance, historical development, theories about mental health, periods of mental development, behavior and adjustment problems in children, special situations within the family, parental attitudes, other factors affecting mental health, infancy, childhood and adolescence Depression in childhood and adolescence, youth age and problems, intergenerational conflicts. Course teaches the subject above in order to help the child and adolescent to develop their spiritual development, parents, teachers, and child development workers must know their personality traits that they will develop according to their lifetime. Child and adolescent mental health services provide preventive mental health services by helping normal children and adolescents to identify healthy ways of development, adaptation and success.
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Course code

SOSY104

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
In this introductory course on anthropology, the aim is to explore human cultural diversity and the factors that cause this diversity. Besides, the different forms that universal social structures take in different societies is described. In this course, topics such as the history of anthropology, the basic theories, the difference between physical and social anthropology are introduced. The content of the course includes the biological and cultural evolution of the humankind, societal change, kinship and family, religions and languages, the form of political power, race and ethnicity, how gender differences are practiced in different cultures, globalization and the historical transformations in the productive processes of humans. The students are expected to gain the ability to view different cultures, including their own, through a comparative perspective.
Fourth Semester
VOCATIONAL PRACTICE

Course code

CKGL204

Credit

10

Theoretical

0

Practical

20

Ects

10
VOCATIONAL PRACTICE
ALAN SEÇMELI

Course code

CKGLXX1

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
ALAN SEÇMELİ
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

CKGLXX2

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
ALAN SEÇMELİ

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