Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Special Teaching Methods I IME 307 5 2 + 2 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NURAY ÇALIŞKAN DEDEOĞLU
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NURAY ÇALIŞKAN DEDEOĞLU,
Course Assistants

Research Assistant Emine Nur BİLGİÇ

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

To get students to have a critical understanding of middle school mathematics concepts and teaching methods in middle school mathematics

Course Content

Basic concepts of school mathematics and their relationship to mathematics teaching, basic principles of mathematics teaching and its roots in laws and education policy, main purposes of mathematics teaching, and methods, techniques and materials in mathematics teaching. Analysis of the middle school mathematics curriculum (goals, outcomes, themes, units, activities, etc). Analysis of student textbooks and workbooks, and teacher editions. 

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Associate mathematics teaching methods with mathematical concepts. Lecture, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing,
2 Explain extent, goals and properties of middle school mathematics curriculum Lecture, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing,
3 Identify basic concepts of mathematics teaching Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing,
4 Design teaching-learning process in mathematics teaching effectivelly. Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyze possible misconceptions in mathematics teaching. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 Determine the types of problems designed in mathematics teaching. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Nature of mathematics, importance of mathematics teaching
2 Mathematics performance indicators in international area
3 General structure of middle school mathematics curriculum, basic skills
4 Examining activities of mathematical applications program
5 Open-ended problems/mathematical modelling
6 Problem solving process
7 Routine and non-routine problems
8 Misconceptions in mathematics teaching
9 Mid – Term Exam
10 Basic learning approaches in mathematics teaching
11 Basic learning approaches in mathematics teaching
12 Designing activities in mathematics teaching
13 Designing activities in mathematics teaching
14 Designing activities in mathematics teaching
Course Notes
Course Resources

Altun, M. (2012). İlköğretim 2. kademe (6, 7, 8. sınıflarda) Matematik Öğretimi. Bursa: Alfa Aktüel yayınları.

Baki, A. (2007). Kuramdan Uygulamaya Matematik Eğitimi. Ankara: Derya yayınları.

MEB (2018). Matematik dersi öğretim programı (1.-8. sınıflar) . Ankara: MEB.

Van de Walle, J., Karp, K. S. & Bay-Williams, J. M. (2013). Elementary and middle school mathematics: Teaching developmentally.  Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.

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
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.
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.
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. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 25 25
Quiz 3 5 15
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 6