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Course Code: 
EDEM 289
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Area Elective
P: 
2
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to support participants’ understanding of mathematical language and enable them to use mathematical language appropriately and effectively.
Course Content: 

Awareness of mathematics is a language of specific symbols and terms; use of mathematical symbols and terms appropriately and effectively; use of mathematical language in mathematics, other disciplines and in life appropriately and effectively, expression of mathematical ideas by using various representations such as concrete models, figures, pictures, graphs, tables and symbols; expression of mathematical ideas orally and in written; connection of spoken language with mathematical language and symbols and mathematical language with spoken language and symbols; interpretation of accuracy and meaning of mathematical ideas.

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) Knows the meaning of mathematical ideas, symbols and representations. 1 1, 3 A, E
2) Uses mathematical symbols and terms appropriately and effectively in mathematics. 1, 2 1, 3, 4 A, E
3) Uses of mathematical language in other disciplines and in life appropriately and effectively. 1, 2, 3 1, 3, 7 A, E
4) Explains mathematical ideas by using various representations such as concrete models, figures, pictures, graphs, tables and symbols. 1, 2, 3 3, 7 A, E
5) Evaluates accuracy and meaning of mathematical ideas. 3 5, 7 A, E

Course Flow

 

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Evolution of mathematical language  
2 Evolution of mathematical language  
3 Representations in mathematics  
4 Representations in mathematics  
5 Using mathematical language in mathematics  
6 Using mathematical language in mathematics  
7 Using mathematical language in mathematics  
8 Midterm  
9 Using mathematical language in other disciplines  
10 Using mathematical language in real life  
11 Essentials of mathematical communication  
12 Mathematical communication skills  
13 Teaching students communicate mathematically  
14 Teaching students communicate mathematically  

Recommended Sources

 

RESOURCES
Compulsory Lecturer’s notes
Recommended  

Material Sharing

 

COURSE MATERIALS 
Documents Hand-outs for in-class activities 
Assignments Assignment will be given on Moodle.
Exams Midterm and final exams

Assessment

 

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES Quantity Percentage
Midterm 1 40
Final 1 40
Assignment 3 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

 

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM OUTCOMES
No Program Outcomes Level of contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Knows historical, cultural and scientific developments of the mathematical and geometrical 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 for teaching mathematics in line with the elementary school mathematics 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        

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 2 30
Midterm 1 7 7
Assignment 3 5 15
Final  1 8 8
Total Workload     90
Total Workload / 25 (hours)     3,6
ECTS      4