Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Historical Development Of Scientific Ideas ILF 517 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. CANAN LAÇİN ŞİMŞEK
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Course Objective It is important to understand to science and scientific concepts development in the historical process, estimation of these concepts by different scientist in different times.
Course Content Semantic differentiation and change of phenemonen and events in science from begining to present days, philosophers and scientist affects to meaning development, how scientist affect and develop the other’s ideas, the social, culturel, religional, economic effects during the scientific idea development.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defines what science is. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Project / Design, Performance Task, Portfolio,
2 Recognizes the stages that science passed in time Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Portfolio, Performance Task, Project / Design, Homework,
3 Describes the factors that influence the development of science. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Portfolio, Project / Design, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Interprets modren science changeover process Discussion, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Lecture, Performance Task, Project / Design, Portfolio, Homework,
5 Describes what pozitivizm is. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Homework, Portfolio, Project / Design, Performance Task,
6 Distinguishes what stages that sicentific thoughts had passed in time. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Project / Design, Portfolio, Performance Task, Homework,
7 Composes the historical development of scientific thoughts in physics, chemistiry and biology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Case Study, Drilland Practice, Discussion, Homework, Performance Task, Portfolio, Project / Design,
8 Judges how to use historical development of scientific thoughts in concept development. Drilland Practice, Case Study, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Lecture, Discussion, Homework, Project / Design, Portfolio, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is science?
2 Scientific approaches changing by time
3 Theologic reason to naturist reason in science
4 Changing paradigm in science
5 Modern scienctific idea and positivsm
6 Factors effecting historical development of scientific concepts
7 Historical development of physics concepts (force)
8 Midterm
9 Historical development of physics concepts (energy and light)
10 Historical development of chemistry concepts (atom)
11 Historical development of geology concepts (earth)
12 Historical development of biology concepts (plant, nutrition)
13 Historical development of biology concepts classification)
14 Assessment
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Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Ödev 50
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 25
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6