COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Special Teaching Methods I * MB   310 6 2 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Sedat UÇAR
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SEDAT UÇAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.ÖZGECAN TAŞTAN KIRIK1. Öğretim Grup:B
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to teach the main objectives of science education, science literacy, concept teaching (misconceptions, concept maps, concept cartoons, V, diagrams, etc.)., methods and materials used in the teaching of science and scientific process skills. In addition, 5 - 8 grade Science and Technology Education Program and textbooks are examined (themes, achievements, learning, evaluation, etc.).. Finally, the students will present an article from last 2 year-issues of Journal of Science and Technique being published by TÜBİTAK.
Content
1.Nature of science and science literacy 2.Cognitive development and science education (Piaget, Bruner, Gagne and Ausubel) 3. Science process skills 4.Alternative conceptions in science education 5.Instructional strategies and models. 6.Turkish primary science program at 5-8 grade 7. Article presentation from Science and Technique Journal

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explains the basic concepts and relationships between concepts in science.
2
Explains the basic concepts of effective classroom management.
3
Recognizes students´ developmental and learning characteristics and difficulties.
4
Explains programs, strategies, methods and techniques related to the science and technology teaching.
5
Explains application areas of science in everyday life.
6
Offers solutions to problem situations encountered in classroom management.
7
Uses appropriate methods and techniques for the development of students´ critical thinking, creative thinking and problem solving skills.
8
Designs materials from the stuff around in accordance with the requirements of science and technology program and students.
9
Queries information in the field of science and technology using scientific methods .
10
Uses laboratory according to science and technology program in an appropriate and efficient manner.
11
Applies contemporary teaching methods and techniques by which the student can construct their own knowledge.
12
Takes responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve problems related to the field.
13
Has life-long learning awareness.
14
Shares his/her knowledge and skills, problems and solutions that he/she identified by means of oral and written communication with the expert and non-expert people.
15
Uses information and communication technologies effectively.
16
Uses English sufficiently to follow developments in science and technology education.s .
17
Sensitive to the agenda of the world and society events / developments .
18
In addition to proffesional development,he/she improves himself/herself consistently for individual development in the scientific, social, cultural and sports areas in line with educational requirements.
19
Has national and international sensibilities expressed in the Fundamental Law of National Education.
20
Behaves in accordance with democracy, human rights, and social, scientific and proffesional ethical values

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 General information on the flow of the course Concept map
2 Characteristics of scientific information. knowledge
3 Scientific literacy Drawing a concept map about characteristics of scientific information
4 Science process skills Reading related resources
5 Cognitive development and concept teaching in science education Darwing a Concept map about science Process skills
6 Alternative conceptions in science education Reading related resources
7 Instructional strategies and models Reading related resources
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Turkish primary science program at 5-8 grade Reading related resources
10 Article presentations Reading the articles form the Journal of Sciene and Technique and preparing the presentation
11 Article presentations Reading the articles form the Journal of Sciene and Technique and preparing the presentation
12 Article presentations Reading the articles form the Journal of Sciene and Technique and preparing the presentation
13 Article presentations Reading the articles form the Journal of Sciene and Technique and preparing the presentation
14 Article presentations Reading the articles form the Journal of Sciene and Technique and preparing the presentation
15 Article presentations Reading the articles form the Journal of Sciene and Technique and preparing the presentation
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources