Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
History of Science * YDA   317 5 2 2 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Ergün SERİNDAĞ
Prof. Dr.ERGÜN SERİNDAĞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Enable the students to acquire the knowledge on evolution of science since ancient civilization, the development in Mesopotamia, in ancient Egypt, in the Hellenistic period, Islamic times in the Ottoman period and to learn the development progress of astronomy, mathematics, physics, medicine, biology and the rest in that periods, in Renaissance and to recognize the progress of scientific and technical development in 19th and 20th century, to follow the scientific and technical developments until today.
Learn about the meaning of science in detail, its significance, methods and the scope and the structure of the History of Science and the scientific studies to provide an understanding of evolutionfrom the beginning to the present.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
They conceive the concepts and relationships between concepts related to German.
They conceive the methods in relation to the production of scientific knowledge
They know methods, strategies and techniques necessary to teach German and have the knowledge of assessment and evaluation.
They acquire knowledge of the development, learning properties and learning difficulties of German learners
They have conceptualisation skill of phenomena of German, investigate using scientific methods and techniques, evaluate data, describe problems, analyze, and develop recommendations and solutions
They use the authentic resources related to German by benefiting from scientific research methods and techniques.
They evaluate, choose and develop instructional materials suitable for subject area, student characteristics, acquirements and learning conditions.
They know development properties and individual differences of students and apply the most appropriate teaching strategies, methods and techniques taking into account the characteristics and acquirements of German.
They evaluate the acquirements of primary and secondary school students in a multidirectional way.
They have responsibility as individual and group in order to solve the complicated problems that are not provisioned during teaching experiences.
They fulfill the responsibility taken in individual and group works effectively; also they are aware of their individuality and use their creative and strong sides.
They follow the recent developments and needs in German teaching, evaluate them and they are open to life-long learning.
They evaluate knowledge and skills they acquired critically.
They participate in art and culture activities; also they develop awareness and sensibility towards different cultures and values and reflect all these to the learning environment.
They are sensitive to the actuality in national and global levels;also they can plan and apply professional projects and activities for the society in which they live
They share their suggestions related to opinions and problems depending the data supported qualitatively and quantitatively and communicate with their colleagues, and follow developments in their field expressing themselves in German in daily and prof
They can use information and communication technologies that are used in teaching German.
They develop appropriate behaviors by acquiring knowledge and skills for moral values in social and professional life.
They have individual and institutional communication skills to create a secure school climate and they are conscious about protecting environment and labor safety.
They are aware of national and universal sensitivities expressed in National Education Law; also they have ideal behaviors in relation to individual tasks, the laws about rights and responsibilities.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction and Science in Ancient Civilizations (Mesopotamia, Indian) Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.1-17
2 Science in Ancient Civilizations (Egypt, China) Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.1-17
3 Science in Ancient Greek and Hellenistic Period Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.17-63
4 Science in Ancient Greek and Hellenistic Period Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.17-63
5 Science in Ancient Greek and Hellenistic Period Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.17-63
6 Science in the Middle Ages (Christian World) Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.63-95
7 Science in the Middle Ages (Christian World) Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.63-149
8 Mid-term Exam Rewiev for the exam
9 Science in the Middle Ages (the Islamic world, and Turks) Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y..: S.63-169
10 Renaissance and Modern Science Yıldırım, C. : S. 119-128
11 The Age of Enlightenment and Science Yıldırım, C. : S. 128-148
12 Modern Science Yıldırım, C. : S. 148-167
13 The science of the republican period and today Topdemir, H. G.; Unat, Y.;Tekeli, S.; Kaya, E. ve Ark.
14 Summary and General Discussion Related Topics
15 Summary and General Discussion Related Topics
16-17 Final Exam Rewiev for the exam

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