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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
SUPPORTIVE PSYCHOLOGY STUDIES I PSK193 First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall) 2 + 0 3

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERFirst Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED3
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Associate Professor Okan Cem Çırakoğlu
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Learn definitions and theories of stress, its evolutionary and brain-specific foundations, and stress management practices.
2) Become knowledgeable about their communication style and how to improve it.
3) Learn about effective studying skills
4) Manage his/her stress and communication effectively.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNo
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction
2nd Week Ways of learning and studying
3rd Week Academic reading
4th Week Note taking
5th Week Being creative and visual in learning processes
6th Week Being critical and reflective
7th Week Using digital resources
8th Week Writing skills
9th Week Assignments
10th Week Writing essays
11th Week Preparing reports
12th Week Presentation skills
13th Week Time management
14th Week Closing and Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGBurns, T., and Sinfield, S. (2012). Essential study skills: the complete guide to success at university. Sage publications.
Eldoğan, D., Korkmaz, L., Helvacı, E., Yeniçeri, Z., and Kökdemir, D. (2015). Akademik yazım kuralları kitapçığı (4. Baskı). Ankara: Başkent Üniversitesi.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Assignment320
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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