Kazım Karabekir Faculty of Education

FACİLİTİES OF FACULTY

1- Conference and Seminar Rooms: There is a conference room with the capacity of 250 persons in the building of the faculty at the Yoncalık Campus. Additionally, 4 classrooms with the style of lecture theatre and with the capacity of 120 persons in the faculty on the main campus are used for conferences. As the classrooms of undergraduate programmes(B.A.) and the classrooms of graduate programmes( M.A. and Ph.D.) are technologically equipped, they can be used for seminars as well.
2- Computer Laboratories: There are 3 computer laboratories with the capacity of 30-35 persons in the faculty and members of all the departments can utilize on the main campus. There is 1 computer laboratory with the capacity of 30-35 persons and members of all the departments can utilize at the Yoncalık Campus. Additionally, There are two computer laboratories with the capacity of 48 persons for the students of the department of Computer and Teaching Technologies Education. There are projectors in these laboratories.
3- Laboratories For Science Studies:There are 3 laboratories for each of departments of Secondary Education of Science and Mathematics and departments of Biology Teaching, Physics Teaching and Chemistry Teaching to give applied lessons. Additionally, there Science Laboratory for the deprtment of Science Education.
4- Language Laboratories: There is 1 laboratory in the department of English Language Teaching , 2 laboratories in the department of German Language Teaching and 2 laboratories in the department of French Language Teaching. They are technologically equipped and suitable for aural and visual activities.

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER AND TEACHING TECHNOLOGIES EDUCATION
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Laboratories: There are 2 computer laboratories. There are 48 computers with high technology , projectors and smartboards in ecah laboratory.
2- Clubs, social facilities and social activities: There is a social group called as ABİLTOP formed by the department of Computer and Teaching Technologies Education and ararnging social and cultural activities. It is possible to obtain further information about the group from the website address(http://abiltop.wordpress.com/)
3- Occupational and professional facilities for the graduate students:
Atatürk University, Kâzım Karabekir Faculty of Education, Department of Computer Sciences and Teaching Technologies Education (CSTTE) aims at raising qualified individuals who meet the needs in the field of computer sciences education and teaching technologies, who can work at primary and secondary education levels at schools, who have the knowledge and skill of choosing the most appropriate education materials which are necessary for the creation of rich learning conditions via research, development and application by providing education at BA/BS and MA/MS degrees. They carry out quality research in the field of teaching technologies and perform social services by helping the related and concerned social institutions and establishments benefit from the findings obtained by the research studies.
The occupational and professional fields of the students who graduate from this department are;
Teaching technologist at the educational institutions,
Project coordinator and project development agent at educational software firms,
Web-based education designer,
Software design expert,
Web director,
Education designer,
Graphics designer,
Distant-education expert,
Hardware expert,
Researcher / Academician
Post-graduate educational facilities: MA/MS and PhD Programs are valid in the department.

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION OF SECONDARY MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE
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Laboratory facilities: in the divisions of Teaching Biology, Teaching Physics, and Teaching Chemistry we have three laboratories for students to use during laboratory classes.
2- Job opportunities for graduate students: students graduate from our department have the opportunity to teach for state and private schools or to be academicians in universities. Some of our graduate students get jobs as laboratory assistants in private or state sectors that have chemistry or biology laboratories.
3- Post graduation education: students graduate from our department have an opportunity to be eligible to go for further education like a master or a doctorate degree.

DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY RELIGIOUS AND MORALS EDUCATION
1- Clubs, leisure facilities and activities: We have a students’ club the name of which is “The Community of Values Education” and together with students we organize conferences, panels, and trips all over the country.
2- Job opportunities for graduate students: students graduate from our department can work as R.E. teachers or become academicians.
3- Post graduation education: students graduate from our department have an opportunity to be eligible to go for further education like a master or a doctorate degree in Faculties of Education and Faculties of Theology

DEPARTMENT FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGES EDUCATION
Division for Education of English Language
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Speaking Laboratory: we have a speaking laboratory for students to use.
2- Clubs, leisure facilities and activities: We organize sports contests and trips for our students.
3- Job opportunities for graduate students: students graduate from our department can work as English Language Teachers or become academicians. Besides, students who also have good communication skills can work for Radio Broadcasting Companies or institutions of public relations.
4- Post graduation education: graduate students are entitled to go for further education such as a master or a doctorate degree.
Division for Education of German Language
1- Speaking Laboratory Facilities: There are two well-equipped language teaching laboratories with the capacity of 30 students used, particularly, by preparatory-class students. In addition, classrooms in the department have multi-media technologies and they are appropriate for the instruction of the program courses and the implementation of every type of audio-visual activities.
2- Clubs, social opportunities and events: Thanks to the scholarships granted by the German government to the students in German Language Teaching Department, each year, one or two students with high level of academic achievement get the chance to have a one-month foreign language course scholarship. The students of the department also participate in the events organized by the Office of Health, Sports, and Culture and those interested in such events can benefit from them.
3- Job opportunities for the graduates: Since the students enter the department with their English scores in University Entrance Examination, they graduate from the department knowing two languages, German and English. Graduates can be employed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Ministry of Foreign Affairs beside some academic institutions. In addition, they can be employed also by European Union offices of these ministries and departments of exchange and international relation of banks. They can also work for international firms of tourism, export, import, etc. The graduates of German Language Teaching Department can be assigned as high school teachers by The Ministry of National Education if they can achieve the required examinations and take the necessary certificates.
4- Graduate-level Education Opportunities: The graduates have the opportunities of master and doctoral education.
Division for Education of French Language
1- Laboratories for Speaking: There are two fully-equipped laboratories in the department with a capacity of 30 students and especially used by students of prepataroy classes. Additionally,classrooms in the department are suitable for visual and auditory activities and they are equipped with multimedia systems.
2- Clubs, Social Facilities and Social Activities: One or two successful students in the department are awarded with a foriegn language scholarship provided by the French government. A few students are provided with the opportunity of going abroad to develop their language comprehension and to become equipped with information on French culture via Erasmus programme. Students can also participate in the activities organized by the Presidency of Health, Sport and Culture Department and they can be commisioned in these activities.
3- Employment Opportunities of Graduate Students: Students graduating from the department are bilingual , that is, they are able to use both French and English because they pass an English University Entrance Exam to become student in the Department of French Language Teaching. Thery may work in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism as well as in associations. Additionally, they can be employed in the departments of EU(European Union) and in the departments of Foreign Excahnge and Foreign Affairs of the banks. They may also work as academicians in the department. They are comissioned in the departments of private sector such as Tourism, Export, Inport…etc. If the graduates get a certification of English language teaching, they can work as teachers in secondary schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education.
4- Job Opportunities After Graduation: The graduates may attend M.A. and/or Ph. D. Programmes of the department if they wish.

DEPARTMENT OF TURKISH EDUCATION
1- Job opportunties for the graduates: the students have the opportunity to be both teachers and academicians. Besides, the graduate with qualified voice and diction can be employed at radios and public relations departments.
2- Graduate-level Education Opportunities: The graduates have the opportunities of master and doctoral education.

EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
1- Clubs, leisure facilities and activities: we have a club name of which is “Community of Psychological Consultation and Guidance” formed by our students.
2- Job opportunities for graduate students: Graduate students are appointed by Ministry of National Education to state schools to work as psychological consultants and are entitled to work as academicians.
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Post graduation education: graduate students can go for further education such as for a master or a doctorate degree on Psychological Consultation and Guidance and related subjects.

EDUCATION OF FINE ARTS
1- Workshop facilities: we have a workshop for our students to use.
2- Hall of Choir and Orchestra: we have a hall of choir and orchestra.
3- Job opportunities for graduate students: students graduate from our department can work for primary and secondary schools as Music or Art Teachers or become academicians. Besides, those who have a certificate can teach privately or start their own businesses.
4- Post graduation education: students graduate from our department have an opportunity to be eligible to go for further education like a master or a doctorate degree in Faculties of Education and in related Faculties.

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS
Facilities of Sports Centres:
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Clubs, social facilities and social activities: The department’s students are permanent members of Atatürk University Sports Club within the university which is active and with which all students and teaching staff can be easily affiliated.
2- Employment Opportunities of Graduate Students: The graduates can be appointed as physical training teachers or they can work as academicians at universities.They may also work as physical training teachers in different kinds of sports as well as trainers, referees, directors in private teaching institutions.
3- Career Opportunities after Graduation:The graduates may attend M.A. and/or Ph. D. Programmes either in our faculty or in the related departments of other faculties.

PRIMARY SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
1- Clubs, social facilities and social activities: There is only one group in our department which is active under the department of Social Studies, socially and culturally.
2- Employment Opportunities of Graduate Students: The graduates can work as teachers in private private schools and colleges as well as in public schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education. They may also work as academicians at universities.
3- Career Opportunities after Graduation:The graduates may attend M.A. and/or Ph. D. Programmes of other departments of the faculty except for the Ph.D. programme of the Department of Elementary Education.

DEPARTMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION
Department of Geography
1- Clubs, Social Facilities and Social Activities: The Geography Group, formed by the students of the department under the control of academicians, organizes social and cultural activities.Additionally, The Department of Geography organizes regulary both manoeuvres in lands in different parts of Turkey, which are superintended by academicians, and short-time trips to near places every year.
2- Employment Opportunities of Graduate Students: The graduates can work as teachers or as directors in private schools and colleges as well as in public schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education.Moreover, they can work in various public organizations (Government Agency Responsible For Water, Municipalities..etc.) .They may also work as academicians at universities after passsing related exams.
3- Career Opportunities After Graduation: The graduates may attend M.A. and/or Ph. D. Programmes of the department.
Department of History
1- Clubs, Social Facilities and Social Activities: All the students of the department can be affiliated with The Group of Ataturk University Hıstory Education . Social and cultural activities are organized by this group. Students work together and exchange information.
2- Employment Opportunities of Graduate Students: The graduates can work as teachers or as directors in private schools and colleges as well as in public schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education.Moreover, students attending M.A. or Ph.D. programmes may also work as academicians in The Department of Hıstory at Ataturk University or at other universities or other institutes.
3- Career Opportunities After Graduation: The graduates may attend M.A. and/or Ph. D. Programmes of the department if they wish.
Department of Philosophy
1- Clubs, Social Facilities and Social Activities: All the students of the department can be affiliated with The Group of Philosophy and they can also participate in all social, cultural and sports activities at the university.
2- Employment Opportunities of Graduate Students: The graduates can work as teachers or as directors in private schools and colleges as well as in public schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education.Moreover, students attending M.A. or Ph.D. programmes may also work as academicians.
3- Career Opportunities After Graduation: The graduates may attend M.A. and/or Ph. D. Programmes of the department if they wish.