Pre-school Teaching

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Module Code Module Name
OÖÖ 503 Advanced Research Techniques
OÖÖ 504 Seminar
OÖÖ 516 Research and Project Management
OÖÖ 518 Inclusion Education in the Preschool Period
OÖÖ 519 Creative Drama Education
OÖÖ 534 Conflict Resolution and Communication
OÖÖ 542 Developments in Science Instruction in the Preschool Period
OÖÖ 541 Teacher Competencies
OÖÖ 545 Literacy Preparation
OÖÖ 650 Thesis

OÖÖ 503 Advanced Research Techniques
This module aims to provide the students with an in-depth understanding on advanced techniques which are employed in conducting research, enabling them to run their research at high standards. In addition to the above, students are provided with a broad knowledge and equipped with relevant skills to acquire accuracy and reliability in process of conducting research.
OÖÖ 504 Seminar
This module involves: Information on the determination of the thesis topic, selection of the necessary methods and techniques required for this research, and the consideration of the development of the research.
OÖÖ 516 Research and Project Management
This module involves facilitating practical information on how to manage research and projects. Students are provided with necessary knowledge and skills to conduct accurate, valid and timely research.
OÖÖ 518 Inclusion Education in the Preschool Period
This module focuses on: The definition of inclusion, its basic principles, communication between disabled students with non-disabled (normal) students, the effects of integrated environments on non-disabled and disabled students, and the review of studies on integration. In addition to the above, individualized instruction environments, the attitudes of children, families and educators who are against integration, the consideration of educational and physical organisation in the integrated environments are all studied closely.
OÖÖ 519 Creative Drama Education
This module involves providing the students with the necessary knowledge and skills related to: basic concepts regarding creativity, drama, creative drama, the process of the development of creative idea, techniques utilized in order to benefit from creative drama used as a method in education. In addition to the above, this module also involves; review of the research and discussions on different ways of facilitating creativity and drama in application, improvisation of various topics, role play, animation with techniques, critical thinking, creative thinking, etc.
OÖÖ 534 Conflict Resolution and Communication
This module provides the students information on: Resolution of conflicts, understanding or analysis of problems, and the significance of trust and openhearted communication in the process of conflict resolution. Cognitive schemas, the development of a problem resolving sense that is independent from judgements, problem evaluation, investigation of the source of problem and the reasons behind it are all dealt with in detail, along with supportive examples.
OÖÖ 542 Developments in Science Instruction in the Preschool Period
This module focuses on: Science instruction in the preschool period, learning and teaching approaches facilitated in science instruction, and developments in science instruction specifically in the preschool period of human life. In this module, students will be provided applied examples relative to the instruction of science in the preschool period.
OÖÖ 541 Teacher Competencies
This module emphasizes competencies of teachers; in field teaching, in primary education, in secondary education, and in higher education. It also provides students with knowledge on teacher competencies in postgraduate studies such as MA’s and PhD’s.
OÖÖ 545 Literacy Preparation
In this module, the literacy preparation of children at the preschool period is taken into hand in detail. Basic concepts and cautious considerations of the relative applications and approaches are emphasized deeply.
OÖÖ 650 Thesis
Students who complete the modules of this program are required to carry out a research which is carried out under the supervision of an adviser. The process of this research includes; the preparation of the thesis proposal, getting an approval for the proposal, literature review relative to the chosen field of study, the writing and presentation of the thesis to the thesis committee and getting an approval.