Associate TR-NQF-HE: Level 5 QF-EHEA: Short Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 5

General Information about the Course

Course Code: IKU 961
Course Title: Group Dynamics and Teamwork
Course Semester: 4. Semester / Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
2 0 2 2
Language of instruction: TR
Prerequisite of the course: No
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Level of course:
Associate TR-NQF-HE:5. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:Short Cycle EQF-LLL:5. Master`s Degree
Course Lecturer(s): Assistant Professor Arzu Sert Özen

Purpose and content of the course

Course Objectives: This is to introduce the knowledge, attitude and training necessary to be a supporter of effective teams by examining the target groups of goals and teamwork, and information about the basic teams such as the preferences, motivation, group cohesion and group roles of the teams. In addition, it is aimed to gain the ability to form teams and evaluate teams.
Course Objective: "To acquire critical thinking skills to evaluate group dynamics and team processes
Explain the characteristics of teams, teamwork processes and how teams work in organizations
Demonstrate creative problem-solving techniques and analyze how problems faced by teams, including conflict, power and social influence, and leadership
To teach the skills to understand group dynamics and work effectively in groups"
Mode of Delivery: E-Learning

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)

Course Topics

Week Subject
Related Preparation Pekiştirme
1) Introduction to Group Dynamics and Teamwork
2) Team Types
3) Designing and Developing Effective Working Teams
4) Team Members and Active Team Membership
5) Roles and Norms in Teams
6) Diversity in Teams
7) Team Cohesion and Support
8) Conflict in Teams
9) Motivation in Teams
10) Decision Making Process in Teams
11) Creative Problem Solving in Teams
12) Emotional Intelligence in Teams
13) Leadership in Teams
14) Evaluation and development of team performance
References: Levi, Daniel. (2014). Group Dynamics for Teams, 5th Edition, SAGE Publications. ISBN: 978-1-4833-7834-3., Parker, G. M. (2011). Team players and teamwork: New strategies for developing successful collaboration. John Wiley & Sons., West, M. A. (2012). Effective teamwork: Practical lessons from organizational research. John Wiley & Sons.

Ders - Program Öğrenme Kazanım İlişkisi

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Average 3 Highest
Ders Öğrenme Kazanımları
Program Outcomes
1) Today, where technology is a necessity in every field, it has become a necessity for all institutions to produce technology and ensure its continuity. It is a fact that there is always a need for qualified technical staff who can provide hardware and software solutions in Turkey and all over the world. It is important to train individuals who are experts in software in order to implement the creative and innovative ideas produced. Our Computer Programming department; It aims to train competent and creative individuals in basic programming and algorithm development techniques, current programming languages, project management methodologies, database management, network systems and hardware. In addition to technical application and theoretical content, courses that support our students' personal development and that they can focus on according to their interests are also offered.

Course Teaching, Learning Methods

Q & A
Case Problem Solving/ Drama- Role/ Case Management
Quantitative Problem Solving
Group Study / Assignment
Individual Assignment
WEB-based Learning
Practice in Field
Project Preparation
Report Writing
Social Activity
Occupational Activity
Occupational Trip
Application (Modelling, Design, Model, Simulation, Experiment et.)
Thesis Preparation
Field Study
Student Club and Council Activities
Interview and Oral Conversation
Watching a movie
Bibliography preparation
Oral, inscribed and visual knowledge production
Taking photographs
Mapping and marking
Reading maps
Copying textures
Creating a library of materials

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance % 0
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Practice Exam % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments % 0
Presentation % 0
Project % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Field Study % 0
Article Critical % 0
Article Writing % 0
Module Group Study % 0
Brainstorming % 0
Role Playing + Dramatizing % 0
Out of Class Study % 0
Preliminary Work, Reinforcement % 0
Application Repetition etc. % 0
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) % 0
Project Preparation + Presentation % 0
Report Preparation + Presentation % 0
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting % 0
Oral examination % 0
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Report Submission % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Kanaat Notu % 0
Committee % 0
Yazma Ödev Dosyası % 0
Portfolio % 0
Take-Home Exam % 0
Logbook % 0
Discussion % 0
Participation % 0
total % 100
total % 100

Calculation of Workload and ECTS Credits

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 28
Practice Exam
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Article Critical
Article Writing
Module Group Study
Role Playing + Dramatizing
Out-of-Class Study (Pre-study, Reinforcement, Practice Review, etc.) 14 28
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) 14 28
Project Preparation + Presentation
Report Preparation + Presentation
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting
Oral examination
Preparing for Midterm Exams
Preparing for the General Exam
Take-Home Exam
Total Workload 84
ECTS (30 saat = 1 AKTS ) 2