Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Teaching Science To The Mentally Handicapped ZEE 210 4 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör.Dr. EMRAH BİLGİÇ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Research Assisstant Ahmet Fidan

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The aim of the lesson is to inform the students about teaching science to the mentally handicapped.

Course Content

Teaching sciences to individuals with developmental disabilities.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 The student explains the aims of science and science education. Lecture, Discussion, Oral Exam,
2 The student recognizes the science and technology cirruculum. Lecture, Homework,
3 The student identifes the appropriate gains for special education students, which take place in science and technology cirruculum. Role Playing, Brain Storming, Case Study, Project / Design,
4 The student adapts the units in science and technology cirrucullum for special education. Group Study, Self Study, Project / Design,
5 The student recognizes methods and tecniques using in science teaching. Lab / Workshop, Project / Design,
6 The student designs experiments for students who needs special education. Lab / Workshop, Project / Design,
7 The student plans lessons for science tecahinng. Group Study, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Aims of science and technology lessons. Lecturer's notes
2 Constructivist learning theory. Lecturer's notes
3 Presentation of Science and technology cirruculum. Lecturer's notes
4 Identifing appropriate gains for students who need special education. Lecturer's notes
5 Methods and techniques that using in science teaching. Lecturer's notes
6 5E model Lecturer's notes
7 Learning circle/ Cooperetive learning Lecturer's notes
8 Importance of experiments and labaratuary approaches. Lecturer's notes
9 Midexam Lecturer's notes
10 Problem based learning Lecturer's notes
11 Exam Lecturer's notes
12 Improving examplary practices about programme of science and technology teaching and presenting the activities. Lecturer's notes
13 Improving examplary practices about programme of science and technology teaching and presenting the activities. Lecturer's notes
14 Final Exam Lecturer's notes
Course Notes <p>Lecturer notes</p>
Course Resources

Abdurrahim K. (1994) Fen Bilgisi Yardımcı Ders Kitabı erdem yayınları. İstanbul.
Akgün, Şevket (2000). Öğretmen adaylarına Fen Bilgisi Öğretimi. Ankara: Pegem A Yayıncılık.
Berna Gücüm,Fitnat Kaptan ve Şefik Yaşar (1998).Fen Bilgisi Öğretimi. Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi Açıköğretim Fakültesi İlköğretim Lisans Tamamlama Programı. Ünite
Kaptan, Fitnat (1998).Fen Bilgisi Öğretimi. Ankara:Anı Yayıncılık.
Şahin, Fatma (2000). Okul Öncesinde Fen Bilgisi Öğretimi ve Aktivite Örnekleri. İstanbul: Ya-Pa Yayınları.
Kırcaali-İftar, Gönül; Türküm, Sibel; Ceyhan, Esra ve Ceyhan, Aykut (2005). Gelişim ve Öğrenme. Anadolu üniversitesi Açıköğretim Fakültesi Yayınları.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learner has the high level knowledge and the skills supported by the books including the most recent information, practice materials and other scientific sources about special education, pedagogy, culture and basic sciences. X
2 Learner feels ready to work with individual with developmental disabilities, and has effective communication skills. X
3 They investigate and evaluate the consepts, ideas and datas about special education and pedagogic information scientifically; diognise, analyze and negotiate comlicated problems and subjects and develops suggestions based on scientific datas and proofs. X
4 They inform to audiences about special education and teaching skills, explain thinks to them. X
5 They have the skills about learning how to learn, self-confidence, critical thinking, creative thinking; can carry on the works of his area individually. X
6 They take the responsibiliy of unexpected events in his job and try to find solutions. X
7 They know the all features ( additional disability, health problems(epilepsi, what medicine to take, etc.)of their students and their needs; know the socio-cultural and economic of the immediate environment. X
8 They can watch and understand the information about special education and pedagogy and have the second language knowledge to communicate with their collagues (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1). X
9 Instructor compares and contrasts the previous evaluation of the learners’ development, shares the results with the parents and the managers, develops the new instruction plan according to that result. X
10 X
11 X
12 X
13 X
14 X
15 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 30
2. Kısa Sınav 5
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 4 8
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 107
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.28
dersAKTSKredisi 4