Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mathematics and Life IME 232 4 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ERCAN MASAL
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Assist.Mithat TAKUNYACI
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective To make mathematics more pleasurable by showing its colored and amusing parts in daily living, in other words show its unbeknown parts to students
Course Content Secret world of Triangles, Numbers and Models, Mathematics as a Science, Mathematics Games, Intuition and Imagination, Similarity and Analogy, Certainty, Proof and Illumination, Mathematics in Science: Searching Reality, Being pleasure from Mathematics.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Interpret the triangles and their properties and apply in daily living. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Relate numbers and models with each other. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Express mathematical games and problems which required intuition and imagination and establish new games and problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Apply numbers, modular arithmetic, golden ratio in daily living. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Explain popular mathematical problems as hailstone , four-colour , Fermat´s Last Theorem , squared squares which are not stil solved or not solved until quite recently. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Explain related some subjects as purported theoric in mathematics which used in different application fields. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Secret world of triangles
2 Numbers and models
3 Mathematics as a science
4 Mathematical games
5 Create new mathematical games
6 Intuition and imagination
7 Similarity and analogy
8 Certainty, proof and illumination
9 Mid Term Exam
10 Mathematics in science: searching reality
11 Being pleasure from mathematics
12 Being pleasure from mathematics
13 A miniature world and a long journey
14 A mathematical adventure
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have general information about basic concept, theory and applicaitons on mathematics X
2 Have ability of mathematical thinking and apply to real life X
3 Classify a problem systematically also create comprehensible, understandable and objective solutions X
4 Establish relationship among events looked different X
5 Get clear and exact ideas about relationships among time, place and numbers X
6 Use principles of scientific method on problem solving X
7 Have character on explorer, impartial, disinterested, give sound decisions, open mind and believe that spreading information is needed X
8 Think creative and critical X
9 Improve methods as fast, understandable and practical to faced problems X
10 Have information about national and international modern problems X
11 Get life long learning behaviour X
12 Know and apply approach, aim, goal, principle and techniques of teaching program on special field with basic value and principles of Turkish National Education System X
13 Evaluate development and learning of students, provide to evaluate self-assessment and other students. Use the assessment results to better instruction; share the results with student, parent, administrators and teachers. X
14 Endeavor for constant development by making self-evaluation. Open the new knowledge and ideas, have a role to develop himself/herself and his/her institution. Have enough knowledge and conscious to protection subjects on society values and environment. X
15 Interrogator ( get habit to find source of knowledge by asking “Why?” question instead of direct acceptance to given knowledges ) X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 102
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.08
dersAKTSKredisi 4