Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
EGMB104 Philosophy of Education 927001 1 1 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To understand the basic concepts and ecoles related to philosophy in terms of the aspects affecting education. The aim of this course is to make inquiries and understand the transformations in the field of education. For this purpose, it is aimed to establish the intellectual foundations of teaching profession in accordance with our national and immaterial values.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Zekeriyya uludağ
Learning Outcomes
  1. Explains the basic concepts of philosophy and education
  2. Explain the effect of basic philosophical ecoles on education
  3. Explain the basic problems and ecoles of Philosophy of Education
  4. Knows the views of the Islamic world and Western philosophers.
  5. Express the transformations in the field of education.
  6. Express philosophical links between Turkish modernization and the idea of Turkish education.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Educational Philosophy Lecture Notes from Prof. Dr. Zekeriyya Uludağ
Maarif Davamız (Our Education Case) Nurettin Topçu
Felsefe (Philosophy) Nurettin Topçu
Selected texts from the History of Science and Philosophy of Mathematics
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Fundamental topics and problem areas of philosophy (philosophy of existence, knowledge, values) and education; Basic philosophical ecoles and education; Education philosophy and educational ecoles; Educational views of some philosophers in the Islamic world and the West; Human and Education; Turkish Modernization and Education; Turkish Education Thought;
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Philosophy, Basic Fields of Philosophy, Problems and Education
2.General Information About The Philosophy Of Education
3.Basic Philosophical Ecoles (Idealism, Realism)
4.Basic Philosophical Ecoles (Pragmatism, Existentialism)
5.Basic Philosophical Ecoles (Postmodernism)
6.Relationship between Philosophy of Education and Education
7.Relationship between Philosophy of Education and Education
8.Mid-term exam
9.The Islamic world and the Western Education Thinkers
10.The Islamic world and the Western Education Thinkers
11.Human Problem and Education
12.Turkish Modernization and Education
13.Turkish Education Thought
14.Turkish Education Thought
15.Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Makeup Examination111
Attending Lectures14228