Academic Catalog

FLE352 COMMUNITY SERVICE

Course Code: 4500352
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(1-2)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: English Language Teaching
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ENM TUBA YALIN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

In cooperation with national non-governmental organizations, throughout this course student teachers participate in community service to meet certain educational and social needs of local communities in order to develop their critical thinking abilities, their commitment and values, and the skills they need for effective citizenship. Driven by a philosophy of experiential learning, student teachers may take a service or a project option. For the former option, student teachers are to commit to a minimum 15 hours of community service during the term at the following approved non-profit community based agencies:
TEGV: Trk Eitim Gnllleri Vakf (http://www.tegv.org/v2/default.asp)
YDD: ada Yaam Destekleme Dernei (http://www.cydd.org.tr/ )
TGV: Toplum Gnllleri Vakf (http://www.tog.org.tr/ )
TEV: Trk Eitim Vakf (http://www.tev.org.tr/)
AEV: Anne ocuk Eitim Vakf (http://www.acev.org/)
LKYAR: lkretim Okullarna Yardm Vakf (http://www.ilkyar.org.tr/)
ZEV: Zihinsel Yetersiz ocuklar Yetitirme ve Koruma Vakf (http://www.zicev.org.tr/)
EKL: evre ve Kltr Deerlerini Koruma ve Tantma Vakf (http://www.cekulvakfi.org.tr/)
TEMA: Trkiye Erozyonla Mcadele Aalandrma ve Doal Varlklar Koruma Vakf (http://www.tema.org.tr/ )
KIZILAY (http://www.kizilay.org.tr/)
AKUT: Arama Kurtarma Dernei (http://www.akut.org.tr/)
LSEV: Lsemili ocuklar Vakf (http://www.losev.org.tr/)
For the latter option, with the guidance of a mentor, student teachers are expected to develop and implement small-scale educational problem-based projects in cooperation with primary and secondary level educational institutions in their local surroundings.