Department of Educational Sciences, provides specialization in the fields such as progresses of teaching and learning, curriculum and instruction; besides scientific sufficiency, educates psychological supervisors to serve and find solutions for major issues of the country, especially education; brings the sense of development by training experts and executive candidates possessing the opinions of scientific and economic development. Most of the courses of pedagogical content knowledge to all other undergraduate programs are offered by the instructors of our department. Besides that, the certificate program of Pedagogical Formation has been carried out since 2009.
Educational Science Department contains the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Educational Administration, Inspection, Planning and Economy.
The goal of the Educational Curriculum and Instruction; is to train a program development expert who can execute the process of design, assessment and development of a curriculum and evaluate educational problems by taking scientific methods as basis. We have 1 associate professor, 2 assistant professors and 3 research assistants in our department. The head of the department is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali ARSLAN. Assist. Prof. Cevat EKER, Assist. Prof. Elif AKDEMİR, Res. Asst. GIZEM OZER, Res. Asst. Esma Nur KARAMESE and Res. Asst. Fulya ZORLU also work in our department. There are Master Programs with Thesis and Master Programs without Thesis in Evening Education in Institute of Social Sciences under The Head Department of Educational Sciences of Curriculum and Instruction Department. A joint doctoral program with Bartin University is carried out. The programs involve compulsory and optional courses related to Curriculum and Instruction field and scientific research methods. Matriculation, Course Assessment and Attendance conditions are carried out in accordance with the Postgraduate Educational Regulation of Institute of Social Sciences in Bulent Ecevit University. The Scientific Specialty Diploma in Curriculum and Instruction Department is given to those who successfully graduate master programs of educational curriculum and instruction. The graduates who obtained master degree in this field can work as program development expert, educational expert and academic coordinator in various institutions and organizations as well as work as a teacher in public or private educational institutions. They can also work as program development expert in human resources management and in-service training units. Psychological Counseling and Guidance department started its educational activities in undergraduate programs in Eregli Faculty of Education in 2013 -2014 educational year. Educational activities of department are being carried out in the classrooms in Kepez Building of Eregli Faculty of Education. Educational period of psychological counseling and guidance is 4 years. The Department of Psychological Counseling and Guidance provides education for compensation for the requirement of psychological supervisors in private and official institutions of our country at first. By means of variations of courses in education program for department, it is aimed to prepare our students for the occupation of psychological supervisor for schools at first and having them obtain knowledge and skills to work as psychological expert in private or official institutes. Students possess knowledge, skill and experience which constitute a basis for postgraduate education of psychological counseling and guidance after graduation. They are also offered possibilities to spend a part of their 4 years of educations in abroad with Erasmus and Mevlana programs. Students who graduated from the department gets the right to work in psychological supervisors for schools in private and public schools of ministry of national education. They can also carry on their professional lives as psychological supervisors in rehabilitation centers, official psychological supervision centers giving mental health services, centers and units serving for family and marriage counseling, centers and units serving for career counseling and in related departments of universities as academic staff. It is planned to recruit students for master degree in the department of psychological counseling and guidance soon.
The goal of The Department of Educational Administration, Inspection, Planning and Economy is to educate executives and inspectors for schools, Ministry of National Education and other institutes and academic staff for related departments of universities; to raise professional competence of teachers, executives and inspectors working in the institutions of Ministry of National Education and to train experts in educational inspection. We have 1 associate professor and 1 assistant professor in our department. The head of the department is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Selda Polat HUSREVSAHI. Asst. Prof. Seyithan DEMIRDAG also works in the department. The Department of Educational Administration, Inspection, Planning and Economy sets required strategies for realization of meaningful learning by considering the accumulations and requirements of science, technology, community and individuals in the light of universal values in order to educate executives, inspectors and educators effectively. Those strategies based on the analytic thoughts within aims to educate leaders who are loyal to ethical principles and values who produce, interpret, bring to bear and evaluate the modern knowledge, constantly focus on the individual improvement, possess confidence and possess critical thoughts and contribute to the universal knowledge with science and technology they use. Our Faculty is planning to recruit students in master degree soon for The Program of Educational Administration, Inspection, Planning and Economy.