Course Language:

İngilizce

Course Objectives:

The main aim of this study is to examine basic algebraic concepts and algebraic thinking, and discuss contemporary teaching strategies to teach these concepts.

Course Content:

Algebraic thinking, the importance of algebraic thinking in mathematics teaching; pre-algebraic period; relationship between arithmetic and algebra; generalization and functional thinking; basic algebra concepts; different notations in algebra teaching; teaching of variable, algebraic expression, equality and equations, linear equations, identities and inequalities (organizing course content - using appropriate teaching materials and strategies, etc.); student knowledge about these subjects (understanding and interpretation of students’ thinking, difficulties, mistakes and misconceptions); the relationship of these subjects with daily life and other lessons. |

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