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Course Code: 
EDEM 104
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Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to discuss both fundamental concepts and theorems of geometry and data and statistics covered in mathematics curriculum and also the relationships between those concepts.
Course Content: 
The properties and concepts under geometry, statistics and probability domains in the mathematics curriculum (fundamental geometric concepts and constructions, triangles and quadrilaterals, triangles, measurement of length and time, measurement of area, geometric solids, angles, lines and angles, circle, measurement of liquid, transformations, polygons, sight views of geometric solids, congruency and similarity, data collection and evaluation, data analysis, probability of simple events); relationship between those concepts, discussion of mathematical concepts and use of multiple representations.


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) Explains fundamental concepts of Euclidean geometry. 1, 2 1, 7 A, E
2) Sketches fundamental constructions of geometry. 1, 2, 9 1, 7 A, E
3) Solves problems and prove theorems of fundamental concepts in Euclidean geometry. 1, 2, 3, 4 1 A, E
4) Explains fundamental concepts of data and statistics. 1, 3, 4 1 A, E
5) Solves problems about data collection and analysis. 1, 3, 4 1, 7 A, E
6) Explains probability concepts and solves probability problems. 1, 3, 4 1, 7 A, E


Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Characteristics of Euclidean geometry  
2 Lines and angles  
3 Fundamental constructions in geometry  
4 Triangles  
5 Quadrilaterals  
6 Circle  
7 Measurement  
8 Midterm  
9 Transformations  
10 Data collection  
11 Measures of central tendency and dispersion  
12 Make tables and charts  
13 Basic probability  
14 Probability problems  


Recommended Sources

Compulsory Eves, H. (1990). Foundations and fundamental concepts of mathematics. New York: Dover
Recommended TÜBİTAK Popüler Bilim Yayınları



Material Sharing

Documents Hand-outs for in-class activities


Exams Midterm, quizzes and final exam



IN-TERM STUDIES Quantity Percentage
Midterm 1 40
Final 1 40
Quiz 2 20
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

No Program Outcomes Level of contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Knows historical, cultural and scientific developments of the mathematical concepts covered in elementary school mathematics curriculum         X
2 Applies fundamental mathematical and geometric concepts into other disciplines and real life situations         X
3 Applies mathematical processes (e.g. problem solving, proving theorems, etc.) into given cases accurately.         X
4 Plans mathematics teaching process in line with the elementary school curriculum’s vision, philosophy and goals   X      
5 Uses teaching strategies and techniques that are appropriate for students’ age, grade level, individual differences and readiness level   X      
6 Determines and applies appropriate strategies and materials to foster and evaluate students’ mathematical thinking skills. X        
7 Uses and develops appropriate resources and materials to teach mathematics       X  
8 Monitors students’ learning process, development and achievement and assesses them by using appropriate assessment tools X        
9 Improves professional knowledge by following recent issues in mathematics education X        
10 Contributes to the development of mathematics education by doing scientific research X        



Activities Quantity Duration
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 1 15
Midterm 1 5 5
Quiz 2 2 4
Final 1 5 5
Total Workload     59
Total Workload / 25 (hours)     2,36
ECTS     2