Early Childhood Education

First Semester
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PRED 501 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
Review of educational research methods in early childhood education; in depth study of measurement and sampling issues and quantitative designs; examination of advanced statistical evaluation procedures; ethical issues; reporting quantitative research.
3
PRED 521 Policies, Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education policies and issues in a global perspective with reference to Turkey’s current position.
3
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12
Second Semester
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PRED 523 Advanced Child Development
Focus on current approaches, theory and research in child development; examination of selected classic original texts.
3
PRED 579 Graduate Seminar
The widening of students’ perspectives and awareness of topics of interest in early childhood education through seminars offered by faculty, guest speakers and graduate students.
0
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12