Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
The Physiological Basics Of Learning ILF 521 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ŞENOL BEŞOLUK
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Course Objective Learning is a biochemical process which happens with physical stimulus in brain. Brain, takes sounds, smells, images, tastes and touches as inputs which are around it and creates numerous connections with them. At first, brain research was made to identify illnesses diagnosis and cure, but today they offer how human can learn better. To understand how brain learns, a basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the brain is necessary.
Course Content The biology of learning, Structure of neurons and mechanism of stimulus processing, Brain divisions and their functions, Chemistry of brain- effects of neurotransmitters on behaviors, Brain and learning, Enrichment environments and brain, The biology of attention, The role of emotions in learning and thinking process, The role of endocrine system in learning and memory, Memory and reminiscence, Motivation and prizes, Stress and pressure to learn how the effects, How effective learning can take place, The importance of the social environment.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain structure of neurons and mechanism of stimulus processing, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
2 Define brain divisions and their functions, Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Explain effects of neurotransmitters on behaviors, Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 Discuss the role of endocrine system in learning and memory, Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Evaluate the role of emotions in learning and thinking processes, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Explain how brain learns, which factors affect learning. Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The biology of learning
2 Structure of neurons and mechanism of stimulus processing
3 Brain divisions and their functions
4 Chemistry of brain- effects of neurotransmitters on behaviors
5 Brain and learning
6 Enrichment environments and brain
7 The biology of attention
8 Midterm
9 The role of emotions in learning and thinking process
10 The role of endocrine system in learning and memory
11 Memory and reminiscence, motivation and prizes
12 Stress and pressure to learn how the effects
13 How effective learning can take place
14 The importance of the social environment
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Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
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
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 6