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Course Code: 
EDEM 401
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
1
Lab: 
4
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to give opportunity to the students to gain theoretical knowledge and to experience about school administration, school and society cooperation, class and course management, planning lesson, use of educational materials (equipment recourse), activities of assessment and evaluation of students’ performance; in real school atmosphere.
Course Content: 

Observation of teaching methods and strategies used in teaching mathematics; micro-teaching practices with individuals or groups to apply methods and strategies used in teaching mathematics; task and material design for teaching mathematics; organization of learning environment, classroom management, measurement, assessment and reflection.

Course Methodology: 
1. Lecture 2. Case study 3. Discussion 4. Demonstration 5. Group work 6. Microteaching 7. Problem solving
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A. Supply type B. Multiple-choice test C. Incomplete D. True-False E. Oral exam F. Portfolio G. Performance type H. Report

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Course Learning Outcomes

 

Learning Outcomes  Program Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
  1. Observes applications teaching-learning strategies and techniques in class.
5, 6 1, 2, 3 F, H
  1. Develops suggestions to improve the applications teaching-learning strategies and techniques in class.
3, 5 1, 2, 3 F, H
  1. Observes the basic steps (planning, applying and evaluating) of educational process.
5, 6 1, 2, 3 F, H
  1. Develops suggestions to improve the basic steps (planning, applying and evaluating) of teaching-learning process.
5, 6 1, 2, 3 F, H
  1. Observes, recognizes and develops suggestions about the components of teaching-learning process; attitude and behavior of teachers, planning lesson, class management, team and peer work, and importance of the use of educational materials.
3, 7,12 1, 2, 3 F, H

Course Flow

 

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The Explanation of the Aim and Requirements of the Course. Addressing Practicum Schools  
2 Discussion: “To Be A Teacher!”

Explanation of the Content of the Observation Task “Class Management”

 
3 Discussion About “Class Management” Observations.

Explanation of the Content Of The Interviews: “Teacher’s School-Day” and “Student’s School-Day”

 
4 School Administration and School Rules

School and Society

 
5 Teaching-Learning Materials and Teaching Approaches  
6 Lesson Management: Instructions and Explanations, Asking Questions (Types of Questions)  
7 Modeling and Using Models  
8 Use of Worksheets and Preparation A Worksheet  
9 In-Class  Group Activities  
10 Planning A Lesson and A Lesson Plan  
11 Planning A Lesson and A Lesson Plan  
12 Assessment and Evaluation Of Students’ Performance

Assessment and Evaluation System in High School

 
13 Evaluation of An Exam  
14 General Evaluation  

Recommended Sources

 

 

RESOURCES
Compulsory Instructor’s notes
Recommended  

 

Material Sharing

 

COURSE MATERIALS 
Documents  
Assignments
  1. Observation reports
  2. Preparing a quiz
  3. Preparing a worksheet
  4. Preparing an exam
  5. Preparing a lesson plan
Exams  

Assessment

 

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES Quantity Percentage
Participation and Observation 1 30
Midterm    
Final (Portfolio) 1 40
Assignment 5 30
Total   100
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall Grade   40
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade   60
Total   100

Course’s Contribution to Program

 

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM OUTCOMES
No Program Outcomes Level of contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has in-depth knowledge about elementary school mathematics contents   X      
2 Knows historical, cultural and scientific developments of the mathematical concepts covered in elementary school mathematics curriculum     X    
3 Applies fundamental mathematical concepts into other disciplines and real life situations     X    
4 Applies mathematical processes such as problem solving and proving into given cases correctly     X    
5 Plans mathematics teaching process in line with the elementary school curriculum’s vision, philosophy and goals       X  
6 Uses teaching strategies and techniques that are appropriate for students’ age, grade level, individual differences and readiness level       X  
7 Establishes learning environments that encourages students to learn mathematics       X  
8 Uses and develops appropriate resources and materials to teach mathematics     X    
9 Knows and uses recent technologies in mathematics education.       X  
10 Monitors students’ learning process, development and achievement and assesses them by using appropriate assessment tools       X  
11 Improves professional knowledge by following recent issues in mathematics education     X    
12 Contributes to the development of mathematics education by doing scientific research         X
13 Knows the philosophy, principles, rules and regulations of Turkish Education System         X

ECTS

 

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total Workload (Hour)
Course hours (including the exam week: 15 x total course) 15 2 30
Hours for off-the-classroom study (pre-study, practice) 15 12 180
Assignment 5 4 20
Final  1 20 20
Total Workload     250
Total Workload / 25 (hours)     10
ECTS      10