Academic Catalog

EDUS240 EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY

Course Code: 3680240
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 3.0
Department: Educational Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The basic concepts of sociology: Society, social structure, social fact, social event, and so on.; the pioneers of sociology (Ibn-I Haldun, A. Comte, K. Marx, E. Durkheim, M. Weber, and so on) and their educational viewpoints; education in terms of the basic sociological theories (pragmatism, constructivism, symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, critical theory, phenomenology and ethnomethodology); social processes (socialization, social stratification, social mobility, social change, and so on) and education; social institutions (family, religion, economy, politics) and education; the development of sociology and educational sociology in Turkey (Ziya Gkalp, smail Hakk Baltacolu, Nurettin Topu, Mmtaz Turhan, and so on); culture and education; school as a social, cultural, ethical system and community.